Call for work

The Museum of the Red River invites young artists age 11-19 to submit artwork for its biennial youth art competition. Submissions will be accepted from Jan. 19-23; artists may bring their pieces by the Museum during regular business hours (10 a.m. to 5 p.m.).
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‘Just. Don’t. Do. It’

Accustomed to spending Christmas Day packed with beloved family, or close friends? Or a mixture of both, in a free-for-all party of fun and food? Now it is true, most of us do have a person who is a — urn — least favorite relative, but we tolerate even them on that special holiday for a few hours. We simply choose to avoid them as much as possible and concentrate on making the day warm and bright for everyone in the house.

Health Dept. to pilot new community healthcare model in McCurtain County

OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) plans to pilot a new approach to rural healthcare in McCurtain County, Oklahoma, that leverages statewide partnerships to connect local community members to health services. With this new model, OSDH seeks to improve the healthcare framework for the 1.33 million Oklahomans who live in rural counties across the state.