AND THEY’RE OFF: Riders start the ride for the Tour de Meers from the fire station located just north of the Meers restaurant.

After having to cancel the ride through the Wichita Mountains last year due to COVID-19 the tour took off again on Saturday, May 29.

A large turn out of riders were greeted with cloudy skies and cool tempera- tures to start the ride.

From left, Medicine Park Mayor Jennifer Ellis and Oklahoma Lt. Gov. Matt Pinnell cut the ribbon during a ceremony at Big Rock Chapel.

MEDICINE PARK — Several Medicine Park businesses held ribbon-cutting ceremonies Sunday afternoon as Oklahoma Lt. Gov. Matt Pinnell paid a visit to the small community.

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MEDICINE PARK — Residents and visitors to Medicine Park will soon be able to enjoy a new playground, a new stage, a wedding venue, a kayak-launching dock and other improvements to Hitchin’ Post Park, town o

Multiple injuries in 4 Mile Road accident

Oklahoma state troopers are investigating a single-vehicle incident at N.W. 4 Mile Road and N.W. Mcintosh Road, where a pickup truck with three occupants was found in a ditch at the intersection.

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Fort Sill officials are set to begin destroying unexploded munitions from 9 to 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 14 at the impact area on the north side of Fort Sill near Lake Elmer Thomas Recreation Area.