April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, a time to bring awareness and inspire collective action for our children to lead their best lives. Organizations that work in the child abuse prevention space make it their mission to ensure that all children can live and play in a loving, nurturing and safe environment, primarily their own homes.
TAHLEQUAH, Oklahoma – A museum in Northeastern Oklahoma has opened a new exhibit inviting the public to learn more about the education system of the nation's largest Native tribe.
Lots of discussions can be difficult to have. Talking about nuances of race, racism, religion, gender expression, and sexuality can lead to awkward conversations or even arguments.
STILWELL, Oklahoma – After a two-year hiatus imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the annual Oklahoma Bigfoot Symposium crept back into Adair County last weekend, bringing with it several aficionados, but only four vendors – and no sign of any especially hairy guests.
TAHLEQUAH, Oklahoma – A Northeastern Oklahoma couple are heading to Romania to help take care of refugees who are fleeing Ukraine.
MUSKOGEE, Oklahoma – Problems related to contamination of radioactive waste generated at two Northeastern Oklahoma facilities shuttered decades ago have spread to a uranium mill in Utah – the last of its kind in the U.S.
KINGFISHER, Oklahoma — After a school board rejected a $1.5 million settlement offer, the attorney representing a former student suing the Kingfisher Public Schools district and its coaches for abuse says the matter is set to play out in federal court.
STILLWATER, Oklahoma – A crude oil hub in the Midwest has reported a drop in storage consistent with events around the country, as global financial markets continue reeling in the wake of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
VELMA — Velma Alma Public Schools Superintendent Raymond Rice confirmed Thursday Andy McGuire has been relieved of his volunteer coaching duties, effective immediately.
BRUNSWICK, Ga. — In a county of less than 85,000 people, more than 1% of its population was summoned as prospective jurors in the high-profile trial of three white men accused of killing Ahmaud Arbery, a Black man who was jogging in their Georgia neighborhood.
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — Two men accused of attacking a newspaper reporter at a meeting of residents who oppose this northwest Michigan public schools' mask mandate for students and staff have been charged in the case.
Facebook’s Oversight Board has both applauded and admonished Facebook for clamping a gag order on former President Trump the day after his supporters laid siege to the national Capitol.
MUSKOGEE, Okla. – A gunman killed five children, ages 1 to 9, and his 24-year-old brother in a mass shooting early Tuesday at a home in Muskogee, Oklahoma, where they all lived together, along with the mother of the children.
The violent mob that stormed the national Capitol Wednesday repulsed many voters who supported President Trump’s reelection but the insurrection did not demoralize his zealots in America’s heartland.
First-time Illinois Congresswoman Mary Miller could have drawn from the collective wisdom of countless thoughtful Americans as she addressed the group "Moms for America" at President Trump’s rally in Washington on Tuesday.
Molly Ivins, the feisty Texas columnist and author, described herself thusly before succumbing to breast cancer 13 years ago: “I spent most of my life feeling like I’ve been shot out of a cannon.”
My grandfather, Harry S. Truman, initiated the protocols for the peaceful transfer of presidential power as we know them today. He invited President-elect Dwight D. Eisenhower to send over his Cabinet and staff so they could kick the tires, as it were -- be briefed by their predecessors, attend meetings, try out the office chairs.
Following the announcement Saturday that Joe Biden will become the 46th president of the United States, President Donald Trump ought to concede and leave office with more dignity than he has shown as commander-in-chief.
Last week many people noticed a strange, smokey sky over much of the country, not realizing why it was there. The haze was smoke carried across the U.S. by the jet stream from the giant wildfires in California, Oregon and Washington.
The sun sets with a muted glow over Niagara Falls, New York, earlier this week, showing the effects of a milky sky caused by diffuse clouds of smoke from the West Coast wildfires traveling across the U.S. on jet stream winds.
WESTERN WILDFIRES, EASTERN SUNSET: Sun sets with a muted glow from diffuse clouds of smoke from West Coast wildfires traveling across the U.S. on jet stream winds.
Sun sets in Niagara Falls, N. Y., this week with muted glow against milky sky caused by smoky residue from the West Coast wildfires that traveled across the U.S. on jet stream winds.
NORMAN -- Oklahoma University’s football team canceled practice Friday to march lockstep from the stadium to the campus Unity Garden to protest racial injustice and the police shooting of Jacob Blake, a Black man in Kenosha, Wisconsin.
INDIANAPOLIS – Federal health officials report a disproportionate number of coronavirus deaths occur in the nation’s nursing homes, but the agency tracking their morbidity rates maintains a database riddled with incomplete information and errors.
GROVELAND, Mass. – This unpretentious Massachusetts town joined the national concern over racism this week when a white man resident told a young Black woman resident she made him feel unsafe driving through his neighborhood.
The Oklahoma Supreme Court denied a legal petition Friday requiring attendees at President Donald Trump's Saturday campaign rally in Tulsa to observe social distancing protocols and wear face masks.
STILLWATER, Okla. – The governing board of Oklahoma State University Friday ordered the removal of the name of the state’s 9th governor from campus halls because of his racist reputation.
Some events have the power of a match set to a mountain of dry wood. The video from Minneapolis, showing a police officer killing George Floyd in broad daylight, his knee pressed hard onto a handcuffed man’s neck as he pleads to live, all 8 1/2 minutes of it — this has been such an event.
This Week's Circulars
Funeral service for Rita Davis, 83, of Chickasha, was 1:00pm, Tuesday, May 17, 2022 at Southern Oaks Church of Christ. Interment was at Fairlawn Cemetery. She died May 12, 2022. Arrangements are with McRay Funeral Home.
- CPD: Officers investigate possible brawl at Chickasha Lake
- Legends Pub House and Venue takes stage as entertainment destination
- OSBI: Caddo County man sentenced in child pornography case
- New Road Construction, Redecorates the Ninnekah Community
- Retirement reception to be held for Dr. Hess May 28
- #TheGoodStuff Welcome to Summer!
- Grady County delinquent property resale to be held June 13
- Simple Acre Farm and Flowers to host U-Pick events this summer
- SOFTBALL: Science & Arts, 9 other teams to compete in NAIA Softball World Series
- #TheGoodStuff Telling our Story