Best of 2006
Glenwood Elementary School 4th-graders Hailey Salman,left, Jason McNaughton, center, and Hunter McEachern, right, jump rope in together at recess outside Turkey Creek School at Humphrey Heritage Village Wednesday. School children dress in attire depicting an early 1900’s setting during a historical trip back in time to Enid’s first schoolhouse.
Barry Kephart, right, is comforted by his neighbors while holding his cat Rowdy who was rescued by Enid firefighters after responding to a house fire. Pat Kephart, Barry’s mother, was transported by ambulance to St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center.
Adam Peterson of Tulsa, Okla. holds an American Flag overhead while watching Air Force One touch-down at Vance AFB from a live video feed inside Boone Pickens Stadium.
Oklahoma Sooners head football coach Bob Stoops yells at an official concluding a play.
Autry Technology Center nursing students Traci Johnson, left, with her classmate and sister Keri Bailey, administer flu shots at a drive-through medical station.
The Army National Guard 45th Field Artillery Brigade stand at attention after presenting colors as four T6A Talons fly over David Allen Memorial Ballpark during Freedom Walk.
Foster Shamburg lights candles along an isle-way during a candlelight Christmas Eve service at Emmanuel Baptist church.
D’Adrian Narcisse, 7, leans backwards to run his fingers through sand while riding a merry-go-round during Juneteenth celebration at Government Springs Park.
Award-winning children’s musician and edu-tainer, Stephen Fite of Oklahoma City, Okla., plays air guitar for school students during his “Wild 4 Learning” tour for a capacity audience at Northern Oklahoma College in Enid, Okla.
Enid Majors right fielder Dan Dillingham loses his sunglasses, but not his sight on an outfield fly to make a diving catch in the top of the second inning. The Majors shutout Lawton 3-0.
Nature paints an orange canvas on billowing clouds at dawn sunrise in Enid’s downtown square.
Oklahoma State Cowboys wide receiver D’Juan Woods leaps into the first row of student body fans to celebrate the Cowboy’s 41-23 victory over Nebraska at Boone Pickens Stadium.
Melvin Unruh of Cherokee, rakes up after 80-mile per hour winds tore tree limbs and branches off his Chinese elm at in Cherokee, Okla.
Jacob Goeken, 17, of Cherokee, throws tree branches onto a pile while helping to clean up debris from a maple tree that came crashing down next to Farmers Exchange Bank in Cherokee, Okla.
Harley and Annabelle Russell, the mediocre musicians of Erick, Okla., hold original Route 66 road signs in front of an old city meat market decorated inside and out with Route 66 memorabilia.
Snow highlights four pillar columns from an overnight snowfall at Northern Hills Northern Oklahoma College Golf Course in Enid, Okla.
Newly appointed Garfield County associate District Judge Tom L. Newby receives a kiss from his wife Robin after she helps her husband into his judicial robe during a swearing-in ceremony at the Garfield County Courthouse.
A cold front moves through northwest Oklahoma as thin layers of cirrus clouds appear above blooming tree tops in Enid, Okla.