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  • Keep Germs Out of the Water…

    Think Healthy. Swim Healthy. Be Healthy.

    With Memorial Day and summer right around the corner, many Oklahomans will be…

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  • Why Can’t We Be Friends

    Pervasive Parenting

    Last week I had the opportunity to attend the 2017 Oklahoma Special Olympics Summer Games.…

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  • Carl Albert State College…

    Carl Albert State College was recently named a Certified Healthy Business by Certified Healthy Oklahoma. CASC earned…

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  • Myers Drive In – Good food,…

    If you are looking for a good hamburger in Poteau, well look no further than Myers Drive In.

    Myers Drive In has the…

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    Pervasive Parenting announces…

    The Pervasive Parenting Center recently awarded their 2017 Teacher of the Year and Paraprofessional of the Year…

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  • Dr John Turner, Arkoma Public School accepts his award from Louise Musseman, Partnership Engagement Coordinator

    Certified Healthy Oklahoma…

    Poteau, Oklahoma - Several schools and businesses were honored on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 for their efforts to improve…

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  • Howe Public Schools…

    Howe, Oklahoma - Howe Public Schools is participating in the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), which provides…

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  • Castaway

    Pervasive Parenting

    I like to listen to podcasts when I’m on long drives around the state. One I recently…

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  • Oklahomans Should Be Aware of…

    A warm spring means Oklahomans are already enjoying outdoor activities, but a bite from a tick could quickly put a…

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  • Rabies Season is Here –…

    Vaccinating pets against rabies is crucial for their protection as well as the protection of you and your…

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  • Headed in the Right Direction

    Pervasive Parenting

    Konner and Kruz recently received some sunflower seeds to plant and they have started growing in…

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  • Educational course available…

    STILLWATER, Okla. – Fruit and vegetable growers interested in learning more about produce safety can do so at the…

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  • Decorating Wisely: Planning a…

    I briefly mentioned in a past column that I was planning a family reunion for my mom and her siblings.

    That got me to…

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  • Public Health Nurses Week…

    During National Nurses Week May 6-12, the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) will recognize the…

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  •  After recent heavy rain and snow across Oklahoma, floodwater mosquitoes may be on the rise. (Photo credit: R. Grantham, Oklahoma State University)

    After heavy rains, beware of…

    STILLWATER, Okla. – A wave of dangerous storms that recently rolled through the state brought large amounts rain…

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    If you are looking for a good hamburger
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 23 May 2017
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Think Healthy. Swim Healthy. Be Healthy. With Memorial Day and summer right around the corner, many Oklahomans will be enjoying activities in and around the pool. However, many may not be aware there are billions of germs floating in the water of ...
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Think Healthy. Swim Healthy. Be Healthy. With Memorial Day and summer right around the corner, many Oklahomans will be enjoying activities in and ...
23 May 2017
 22 May 2017
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Pervasive Parenting       Last week I had the opportunity to attend the 2017 Oklahoma Special Olympics Summer Games. While this was my first trip I had heard from so many that it was an amazing experience. They were not ...
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Pervasive Parenting       Last week I had the opportunity to attend the 2017 Oklahoma Special Olympics Summer Games. While ...
22 May 2017
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Carl Albert State College was recently named a Certified Healthy Business by Certified Healthy Oklahoma. CASC earned the Merit certification in this year’s honors, and was recognized at the LeFlore County Coalition for Healthy Living awards ...
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Carl Albert State College was recently named a Certified Healthy Business by Certified Healthy Oklahoma. CASC earned the Merit certification in this ...
22 May 2017
 18 May 2017
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    If you are looking for a good hamburger in Poteau, well look no further than Myers Drive In. Myers Drive In has the best burgers in town. Get it with fries or onion rings and you have a great meal for a reasonable price. ...
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    If you are looking for a good hamburger in Poteau, well look no further than Myers Drive In. Myers Drive In has the best ...
18 May 2017
 17 May 2017
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    The Pervasive Parenting Center recently awarded their 2017 Teacher of the Year and Paraprofessional of the Year awards to local educators.     The recipients were chosen for their hardwork and dedication in ...
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    The Pervasive Parenting Center recently awarded their 2017 Teacher of the Year and Paraprofessional of the Year awards to local ...
17 May 2017
 16 May 2017
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 Poteau, Oklahoma - Several schools and businesses were honored on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 for their efforts to improve health and quality of life from the TSET Healthy Communities Incentive Award.   The award presention took place ...
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 Poteau, Oklahoma - Several schools and businesses were honored on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 for their efforts to improve health and quality of ...
16 May 2017
 15 May 2017
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      Howe, Oklahoma - Howe Public Schools is participating in the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), which provides nutritious meals at no charge to Children during the summer vacation.   Children aged 18 and ...
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      Howe, Oklahoma - Howe Public Schools is participating in the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), which provides ...
15 May 2017
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        Pervasive Parenting   I like to listen to podcasts when I’m on long drives around the state. One I recently started is called Autastic. This is one created by two comedians in California about their ...
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        Pervasive Parenting   I like to listen to podcasts when I’m on long drives around the state. One I ...
15 May 2017
 11 May 2017
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    A warm spring means Oklahomans are already enjoying outdoor activities, but a bite from a tick could quickly put a damper on the fun.   The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) advises anyone who participates in ...
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    A warm spring means Oklahomans are already enjoying outdoor activities, but a bite from a tick could quickly put a damper on the ...
11 May 2017
 10 May 2017
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        Vaccinating pets against rabies is crucial for their protection as well as the protection of you and your family, according to public health officials with the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH). ...
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        Vaccinating pets against rabies is crucial for their protection as well as the protection of you and your ...
10 May 2017
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Pervasive Parenting   Konner and Kruz recently received some sunflower seeds to plant and they have started growing in a pot on the front porch. It has been really good for Konner because he has been taking care to make sure that they are ...
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Pervasive Parenting   Konner and Kruz recently received some sunflower seeds to plant and they have started growing in a pot on the front ...
08 May 2017
 07 May 2017
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      STILLWATER, Okla. – Fruit and vegetable growers interested in learning more about produce safety can do so at the upcoming Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training Course.   Slated May 16, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., at ...
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      STILLWATER, Okla. – Fruit and vegetable growers interested in learning more about produce safety can do so at the ...
07 May 2017
 05 May 2017
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I briefly mentioned in a past column that I was planning a family reunion for my mom and her siblings.   That got me to thinking that many of you are most likely in charge of planning some type of event this summer, so with summer ...
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I briefly mentioned in a past column that I was planning a family reunion for my mom and her siblings.   That got me to thinking that many ...
05 May 2017
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      During National Nurses Week May 6-12, the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) will recognize the approximately 400 public health nurses who work in county health departments and at the OSDH central office in ...
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      During National Nurses Week May 6-12, the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) will recognize the approximately ...
04 May 2017
 03 May 2017
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      STILLWATER, Okla. – A wave of dangerous storms that recently rolled through the state brought large amounts rain and snow and now may also have sparked a rise in the population of giant pests known as floodwater ...
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      STILLWATER, Okla. – A wave of dangerous storms that recently rolled through the state brought large amounts rain and ...
03 May 2017
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      I am taking a week off from discussing the Oklahoma Legislature and politics to share some important news: May 6 is Free Comic Book Day in the United States!   As a collector of comics, I am excited about ...
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      I am taking a week off from discussing the Oklahoma Legislature and politics to share some important news: May 6 is ...
02 May 2017
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    In recognition of National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month, the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) reminds parents and healthcare providers that youth need to have conversations with their parents or guardians on ...
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    In recognition of National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month, the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) reminds parents and ...
02 May 2017
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Pervasive Parenting   This is part two from my visit to the Tulsa Autism Conference a couple weeks ago. I think most everyone has been to church on Sunday morning when you feel like the preacher has chosen his sermon just for you. You ...
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Pervasive Parenting   This is part two from my visit to the Tulsa Autism Conference a couple weeks ago. I think most everyone has been ...
01 May 2017
 29 April 2017
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From the Food and Drug Administration website   A healthy breakfast is a must for kids. Skip it and your kids will be playing nutritional catch-up for the rest of the day, says Carole L. Adler, M.A., R.D., a dietitian at the Food and Drug ...
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From the Food and Drug Administration website   A healthy breakfast is a must for kids. Skip it and your kids will be playing nutritional ...
29 April 2017
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      Poteau, Oklahoma - The Poteau Chamber of Commerce, along with Carl Albert State College and Classic Country 107.3 sponsored their Augural Cooking with C’s Chili Cook-Off at the Donald W Reynold Center in Poteau on ...
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      Poteau, Oklahoma - The Poteau Chamber of Commerce, along with Carl Albert State College and Classic Country 107.3 ...
28 April 2017
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         I’m sure you’ve seen succulents popping up just about everywhere in home decorating and event table centerpieces. I’m not sure if you remember or not, but Megan and Cole Forsberg used them in their ...
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         I’m sure you’ve seen succulents popping up just about everywhere in home decorating and event table ...
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