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Rushing faces formal sentencing todayLawton The Oklahoma Balladeer, Les Gilliam, entertained a crowd tonight in Law
Rushing faces formal sentencing today
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 19 days ago
Lawton The Oklahoma Balladeer, Les Gilliam, entertained a crowd tonight in Lawton at the annual meeting of the Southwest Oklahoma Historical Society. The Oklahoma Balladeer, Les Gilliam, entertained a crowd Thursday in Lawton at the annual... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Truck fire forces evacuation of Killeen apartment complexLawton The Oklahoma Balladeer, Les Gilliam, entertained a crowd tonight in Law
Truck fire forces evacuation of Killeen apartment complex
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 19 days ago
Lawton The Oklahoma Balladeer, Les Gilliam, entertained a crowd tonight in Lawton at the annual meeting of the Southwest Oklahoma Historical Society. The Oklahoma Balladeer, Les Gilliam, entertained a crowd Thursday in Lawton at the annual... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
"Oklahoma Balladeer" performs in LawtonThe Oklahoma Balladeer, Les Gilliam, entertained a crowd Thursday night in Lawt
"Oklahoma Balladeer" performs in Lawton
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 19 days ago
The Oklahoma Balladeer, Les Gilliam, entertained a crowd Thursday night in Lawton at the annual meeting of the Southwest Oklahoma Historical Society. Gilliam is a member of the Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame, selected in 2010, and part of his... Read more
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Oklahoma's first black state senator E. Melvin Porter dies aged 86He was 86. Porter, who grew up in Okmulgee, was the second black member of the
Oklahoma's first black state senator E. Melvin Porter dies aged 86
Daily Mail / Posted 1 months ago
He was 86. Porter, who grew up in Okmulgee, was the second black member of the Oklahoma Legislature, according to the Oklahoma Historical Society. He served as a Democratic senator from 1965-1987, pushing for the state's Anti-Discrimination... Read more

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