A Duncanite who previously served as the Lt. Gov. for Oklahoma has now received appointment to a task force revolving around criminal justice reform created by Gov. Kevin Stitt.
A 27-year-old man injured Tuesday evening in a single-vehicle crash in Grant County was an on-duty Pond Creek Police Department Officer, the chief confirmed Wednesday.
FORT GIBSON — Residents who plan to rebuild property damaged by recent flooding were advised to “talk with a floodplain administrator before they even drive a nail.”
Former Oklahoma Attorney General Drew Edmondson was tapped this week to help lead a nationwide effort to enforce local, state and federal laws that prohibit animal cruelty.
Are you a veteran looking for a job? At the Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System, we oversee three distinct avenues for veterans to gain full- or part-time employment or work therapy. The paths include Compensated Work Therapy/Transitional Work Experience (CWT/TWE), Compensated Work Therapy/Supported Employment (CWT/SE), and Vocational Development (VOC DEV). Each one of these unique programs allows our veterans the opportunity to receive the much-needed support to obtain employment or re-enter the workforce while earning a paycheck.
Food, music, books, and places all have the power to evoke visceral memories. Such is the fodder for two recent books, one a novel, “The Bookshop of Yesterday” by Amy Meyerson (Park Row Books, 2018), the other, “The Power of Moments” (Simon and Schuster, 2017), a business psychology study by brothers Chip and Dan Heath.
The distance between Kaw Lake and a planned water treatment plant to be built on the west side of Enid is 70 miles. According to the project manager, 60% of the landowners in the pipeline’s footprint have, at the very least, been contacted about selling impacted property, and offers still are being prepared for the other 40%.
Approximately 135 local and area residents jammed into the Seminar Center at the Kiamichi Technology Center on Tuesday night — including those who strode up to a microphone to speak of their frustration regarding crime in McAlester.
A coalition of Oklahoma healthcare professionals and organizations announced last week that it was launching an initiative to let voters decide whether to bring Medicaid expansion to Oklahoma. The group, which is operating under the name Oklahomans Decide Healthcare, says it wants voters to have a direct say on accepting federal money to expand eligibility for Medicaid to an estimated 200,000 Oklahomans, something the Oklahoma legislature has not gotten done.
Gus Angelone had a massive pumpkin pulled over his head just like he does every time the Cleveland Browns play.
The day Russell Westbrook does a media member any favors and the day the Thunder, as an organization, quit letting him run the entire media show may be never.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Even as it prepares to move hundreds of immigrant children to Oklahoma, the cash-strapped federal agency tasked with caring for them said Tuesday it has been forced to scale back or cut the education, legal and recreation programs it offers the youth.
Modern Day Edwards Street has seen many decades pass since the Ku Klux Klan led a parade there after the last early-day African American resident left in 1920.
Garfield County Certified Director of Emergency Management Director Mike Honigsberg said the damage in the county was seen in Enid, Waukomis, Garber, Kremlin and a "few areas in between."
Roger Gantz is a lifelong Oklahoman, the last 41 years spent in Stillwater. He’s been a fan of the Dodgers since 1952, well before the move from Brooklyn to Los Angeles. In all that time, he had never been to a game in Dodger Stadium. Until Father’s Day, 2019.
Tahlequah Mayor Sue Catron reiterated Saturday night that the city is not broke, but stressed it could be in a few years, if proper action isn't taken.
The waterline along the trees on Muskogee County District 1 Commissioner Ken Doke's property remains visible days after the flood waters receded — the leaves on otherwise lively trees hang dead about 12 to 15 feet up.
Muskogee County Treasurer Kelly Garrett credited his staff's "good detective work" for what he described as a "very successful" resale of unredeemed property for which ad valorem taxes were delinquent.
Enid's annual Independence Day celebration and fireworks concert featuring Enid Symphony Orchestra will follow the theme "In My Life" Thursday, July 4, 2019 at Meadowlake Park.
Editor’s note: This is the third installment in a series as we look at all 12 Oklahoma football games for the 2019-20 season. Ranked from 1st (best) to 12th (worst), factors include difficulty, venue, entertainment value and anticipated margin. Last week: No. 11 Kansas. This week: No. 10 Kansas State.
The Cherokee Nation Supreme Court will make a decision in the next couple of days on an appeal by Dick Lay and Meredith Frailey to disqualify Principal Chief-Elect Chuck Hoskin Jr. and Deputy Chief-Elect Bryan Warner.
The Payne County Board of Commissioners is urging individuals with recent flood losses to register for disaster assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency by calling 1-800-621-3362 or going online at DisasterAssistance.gov.
A 39-year-old Enid woman was sentenced Monday to 40 years in prison on an amended charge of second-degree murder for stabbing a woman to death last year.
Students and alumni of the University of Oklahoma’s organ program met with Provost Kyle Harper on Monday to try and keep the American Organ Institute alive.
Construction is underway on an official Oklahoma City Thunder basketball court at Chadick Park — with the court set for a ribbon-cutting ceremony next week.
A Cleveland County district judge said Monday he’s hopeful lawyers will be able to reach an agreement by July 1 so an $85 million opioid settlement agreement can finally be reached.
While battling the blaze, a garage door fell on several firefighters, but there were no serious injures, Helms said. The occupants of the home, three adults and three pets, were able to make it out unharmed, he said.
Joan was in frail health, but she was there, accompanied by her caretaker. She wasn't going to miss this, especially not at the ballpark that she and Paul gave to Enid in memory of their son.
According to Catholic News Service, the third-party reporting system, which would be operated by an outside vendor contracted by USCCB, should be operational no later than May 31, 2020.
In the decade of the #MeToo movement and widespread revelations of sexual abuse, more women are reporting incidents of sexual assault to authorities, studies show.
Artemesias have become the mainstay for gray in the garden, yet foliage is the only gray area with this family of plants. They are undisputedly tough as nails where drought, sun and cold tolerance are concerned. You may recognize them by some of their more common or varietal names: Dusty Miller, Silver Mound or Wormwood.
To stake and prune … those are the questions. Every gardener has his or her own method for pruning their tomato plants. Gardeners also have an opinion on whether or not tomato plants need staking. Here are some of the advantages.
Though most women who give birth do so without any problems, any woman can experience complications. It’s important to be able to recognize warning signs and know what to do if they occur.
City councilors will begin during the coming weeks the process of appointing members to a newly created tourism board that will report to the Muskogee Redevelopment Authority.
Pat Wilcox said she's always felt compelled to do a little bit more — whether it's cooking for a potluck, quilting for a shut-in or advocating for a renter.
About a dozen Oklahomans gathered on the east side of the Cleveland County Courthouse Wednesday morning, the trial between the state of Oklahoma and Johnson & Johnson scheduled to continue that afternoon.
Chandra Rai, director of the Mewbourne School of Petroleum and Geological Engineering at the University of Oklahoma, remembers when everyone thought all the oil was gone.
Sinclaire Johnson saw a flash of yellow right in front of her as she blocked out the heat from the sun beating down on the red track, focused on one moment.
This Week's Circulars
ADA [ndash] Jan Neil Bohanon, 74, of Ada passed away Tuesday, June 18, 2019, in Ada. Services are pending at this time.
ADA [ndash] Services for Sheila Joy DeSoto, 79, of Ada are at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Criswell Funeral Home Chapel. Pastor Bob Graves will officiate. Burial will follow at Rosedale Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Criswell Funeral Home. Ms. DeSoto passed aw…
ADA [ndash] Services for Anna Lee Stilwell, 74, of Ada will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at the First United Methodist Church. The Rev. David Wilson will officiate. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery. Mrs. Stilwell died Saturday, June 15, 2019, at a local hospital. She was born April 5, 1…
- Duncan Refinery workers with cancer could be compensated
- Duncan company heads to Paris Air Show
- Man wanted for passing forged, stolen checks
- City of Duncan, Clyde Shaw settle suit
- New suspect wanted in December stabbing
- Building pride: Comanche builds new sports facility
- Man arrested for assault, damage to vehicle
- Two arrested for allegedly trafficking illegal drugs
- Man who allegedly set own bed on fire sent to jail
- Bringing a smile to work: Mailman joke starts community-wide trend