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Liquor Store Cited

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Child Predators

Area liquor store cited

School board member owns Vineyard Wine & Spirits


By Tim Farley, News Editor

An area liquor store owned by Piedmont Board of Education member Jared Moser was one of several targets of a law enforcement sting centered on illegal booze sales to underage buyers.

The store, Vineyard Wine & Spirits, was one of nine liquor or convenience stores checked by Canadian County Sheriff’s deputies and two underage people who assisted with the compliance check. Vineyard Wine & Spirits is located at 12121 Northwest Expressway.  [Read More]

Piedmont’s Teacher of the Year

has special gig

By Tim Farley, News Editor

Stone Ridge Elementary music teacher Julie Ely has the best gig in town. She gets to “sing, dance and play” all day.Ely, an educator for the past 22 ½ years, recently was named Teacher of the Year for the Piedmont school district. She has spent the last eight years helping Piedmont students understand and appreciate the world of music.  [Read More]



County lawmen battle child predators

Dozens of child predators across Oklahoma have been arrested since Canadian County began its Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) unit six years ago.

During that time, investigators and prosecutors have taken men who are “just evil” and placed them behind bars where prison justice often is dispensed for prisoners convicted of hurting children, according to Adam Flowers, captain at the county sheriff’s department.   [Read More]

  • Decked by the Hall

    By Blake Colston, Sports Editor

    EDMOND — The Piedmont boys soccer team's revenge tour hit a speed bump Tuesday night in Edmond against Heritage Hall.   [Read More]

  • Torres takes aim at state tourney

    By Blake Colston, Sports Editor

    Piedmont's Hannah Torres told herself one thing after her freshman golf season concluded. There would be no shortcuts to lowering her scores the next season. If she wanted to improve, she had to play and play some more[Read More]

  • PHS blanks Noble twice to earn regional host spot

    By Blake Colston, Sports Editor

    Caleb Kreklau, Austin Mitchell and Parker Greenhill combined to pitch Piedmont to a pair of district victories over Noble on Monday and Tuesday to help the Wildcats secure a spot as a regional playoff host. [Read More]

  • Campus Life clubs help teens deal with big issues

    By Tim Farley, News Editor

    Russell Migl doesn’t pretend he’s the next Billy Graham, but he is working on a similar mission by connecting with young people and promoting God’s Word. [Read More]

  • Yukon girl hopes for transplant

    By Heather Dean, Contributing Writer

    Boxes filled with dialysis equipment flood the home of 13-year-old Yukon resident Allison Kuc, who is waiting on a lifesaving transplant. [Read More]

  • New Okarche chief quick with changes

    By Tim Farley, News Editor

    New Okarche Police Chief Mark Sterling wasted no time making plans and buying equipment for the department.  [Read More]

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