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Even though there are multiple ongoing investigations at any law enforcement agency, Marshall County was plagued with two new investigations over the weekend. The Madill Police Department is currently investigating a body that was recovered from the Madill City Lake.

Cole: Police reform must be Bipartisan

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Following the reprehensible treatment and tragic death of George Floyd, there has rightly been a national outcry against what took place both under the watch of and at the hands of police officers in Minneapolis – a clear and despicable violation of the solemn oath police officers take to serve and protect their fellow citizens. While the overwhelming majority of officers faithfully and bravely discharge their responsibilities each and every day, the death of George Floyd is a sobering reminder that abuses of power clearly exist and must be addressed.

Hamilton: Nation needs a change of direction

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We’ve seen plenty of evidence lately of the deep polarization in this country. Even as ordinary Americans, for the most part, have been remarkably united and many governors and mayors have worked hard and effectively to deal with the crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic, the national politicians, political parties and their partisan adherents have found plenty to fight about. In national politics, sad to say, it’s business as usual.

Alvarez: Corona Crisis in prisons

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If you’ve ever had a parent or loved one incarcerated, you know how scary it can be. There’s so much that can go wrong in prison, and neither you nor your loved one have much control over it.

Carol Elaine Dunn

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Carol Elaine Dunn 75, of Madill, Okla. passed away, July 2, 2020 in Madill. She was born on January 17, 1945 in Warm Springs, Wyo. to the late Jack Boyce and Mary Doris Salas Boyce. Carol was raised in Colorado, Idaho, and Arizona due to her family following the Mining Industry. She married Randol Dunn on March 26, 1968 in Elko, Nev. Carol lived in Nevada, Oklahoma and Red Lake, Ontario as Randol worked as a Research Tech.

Frank Laird Wilhite

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Frank Laird Wilhite 63, of Madill, Okla. passed away Saturday, July 4, 2020 at his home in Madill. He was born on March 14, 1957 in Ardmore, Okla. to the late Frank Gaston Wilhite and Mildred Laird Wilhite. Frank was raised in Madill where he graduated Madill High School in 1975. He later attended Southeastern State University where he received a Bachelor’s Degree in Arts.
The Sand Bass Festival is a much-loved festival that typically occurs the first week of June annually. The festival that is steeped in Marshall County history was forced to switch gears this year due to the pandemic.
Even though there are multiple ongoing investigations at any law enforcement agency, Marshall County was plagued with two new investigations over the weekend. The Madill Police Department is currently investigating a body that was recovered from the Madill City Lake.
In the June 25 issue of The Madill Record, it was reported that a former Marshall County Detention Officer was facing rape charges for having an intimate relationship with an inmate. Jennifer Marler-Bridgeman allegedly had an intimate relationship with Eric Roberts, an inmate of the Marshall County Jail.

Six Takeaways From Oklahoma Paycheck Protection Program Data

Among the recipients of PPP loans in Oklahoma was Oklahoma City’s Scissortail Park, whose managing foundation received a loan between $150,000 and $300,000, according to SBA data released Monday. Paul Monies • Oklahoma Watch The U.S. Small Business Association on Monday released some details on the recipients of the Paycheck Protection Program, the $659 billion program for businesses affected by the coronavirus.
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Assault: Three individuals were arrested on June 29 for various degrees of Assault. •Ronnie Beck, a 36-year-old male from Durant was arrested for Domestic…
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver addresses COVID-19 testing concerns in a press release. Courtesy photo
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Many sport lover’s worlds came to a crashing halt at the end of March 2020 when the pandemic shut down every major and minor sports season. All sports from…
Competitive eaters Joey Chestnut and Miki Sudo after winning their respective divisions with new world records at the Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest on Saturday. Chestnut at 75 hot dogs in 10 minutes, winning him his 13th title. Sudo ate almost 49 dogs to snag the women’s title. Courtesy photo
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Sports fans all over the world are hungry for any type of sports action, and they gobbled up the annual Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest on July 4. The…
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