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Mayor Earnest Ware (Spencer, OK)

Mayor Ware has lived in Spencer, OK for most of his life. He has been married to his lovely wife Mrs. Janice Chatman Ware for 40 years. They have four children and five lovely grandchildren. Mayor Ware has always had a heart for helping his community and reaching out to the youth. His political career […]

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    April 26 @ 5:00 pm - April 28 @ 3:00 pm
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Media Statement on Clemency Letter to POTUS

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