Recovering from near-record flooding could be delayed at the War Memorial Park, which is located at a place that may have historical significance beyond the World War II-era submarine docked there.
In a small, rocky hollow on Poteau Mountain near Heavener is a mystery etched into the face of a large slab of rock standing 12 feet tall, 10 feet wide, and 16 inches thick. In 1832, a Choctaw hunting party discovered the rock engraved with mystical symbols. White hunting parties dismissed it as an “Indian Rock.” The earliest authenticated, eyewitness account came from Luther Capps in 1898.
Thursday morning Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt and several state officials were in Stillwater for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to announce the Oklahoma Pandemic Center for Innovation and Excellence and relocated Public Health Lab.
The rise of the cannabis industry in the U.S. has provided benefits for people's health and the economy, but it has also created a waste problem, as most products come in plastic containers.
NORMAN, Okla. — On his final day in office, President Donald Trump did not pardon Joseph Allen Maldonado-Passage — better known as Joe Exotic, or “The Tiger King.” Passage, who operated an animal park in Wynnewood, south of Oklahoma City, was convicted of murder for hire and animal abuse in 2018.
Libraries haven’t been quite the same since the COVID-19 pandemic began, but Hulbert Community Library has continued to connect virtually with its patrons.
The shoes on people's feet can tell a lot about a them, so keeping them clean and functional can help can prevent negative judgments, and even ensure healthy feet themselves.
Experts are urging humans to get their four-legged friends trained, with January being National Train Your Dog Month.
Enid Young Professionals (EYP) recently completed a fundraiser to support the CDSA YouthBuild program, which has been recognized as a national model for at-risk youth diploma completion and job training programs.
Vaccination against the novel coronavirus, the pathogen responsible for the devastating COVID-19 disease pandemic, continued Wednesday at the Pontotoc County Agri-Plex in Ada.
Over the course of the pandemic, Jeff Maloney, who has a doctorate in Second Language Studies, has had to make hard decisions about his instruction at Northeastern State University, where he is as an assistant professor in the Languages and Literature Department.
The Bread of Life food pantry has a mission of fighting hunger by feeding families, which is why it set up a drive-thru service for locals in to receive food boxes Monday.
Bob Stoops, the father of current Sooners receiver Drake Stoops and legendary Oklahoma head football coach, added another item to his long list of accomplishments — because of his long list of accomplishments.
Lawyers representing a Muskogee police officer and the city in a civil rights lawsuit plan to question the father of a man who died in custody at the county jail in preparation of their defense.
The practices are different. McCasland Field House’s doors won’t be open to the public, but a new wrestling season is upon Oklahoma.
Peaceful protesters who kneel every day at noon in Norris Park say they feel motivated more than intimidated after seeing Wednesday’s riots at the U.S. Capitol.
According to Duncan Police, anyone who received a call, text, email or even a knock at their door from someone promising to give early access to the COVID-19 vaccine should expect a scam.
A statewide, online COVID-19 Vaccine Scheduler Portal is available for public view and pre-registration, but appointments cannot be scheduled until Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021, for those eligible for the vaccine, according to the Oklahoma State Department of Health.
The grand opening, set for 3:30 p.m., will consist of a clinic on basic skateboarding techniques, a skate competition game and giveaways.
Newly appointed Ward 6 Commissioner Jeff Funk, along with the rest of the city commission, approved the roughly $243 million contract with Garney Construction to begin work on the Kaw Lake Water Pipeline project.
Millions of people are jobless and relying on unemployment assistance due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But while they may have seen their total income fall due to job loss, they could still have a big bill to pay when tax season arrives in a few months.
OKLAHOMA CITY — A deeply divided Legislature gathered Tuesday for the first official day of session as debate continued to rage over what precautions should be taken in the Capitol to slow the spread of COVID-19.
Alabama receiver DeVonta Smith is the betting favorite to win the Heisman Trophy, which will reveal its winner at 7 tonight on ESPN.
Death row inmate Julius Jones told supporters who gathered Sunday outside the entrance to the Oklahoma State Penitentiary in McAlester that he could hear their chants through the wa
New county officials and deputies were sworn in Monday morning at the Garfield County Courthouse, including the new sheriff and undersheriff.
TAHLEQUAH – Cherokee Nation Human Services Executive Director Marsha Lamb is retiring after 31 years of service to the tribe.
The Oklahoma State men’s basketball team led for the majority of Monday’s Big 12 Conference game, but fell to West Virginia.
The Big 12 awarded Oklahoma junior Umoja Gibson with both its Player of the Week and Newcomer of the Week honors, the conference announced Monday.
Oklahoma Department of Corrections continues to develop and expand the skills of its staff to professionalize its workplace from prison yards to probation offices.
TULSA, Okla. — As supporters poured into the BOK Center for President Donald Trump’s campaign rally late Saturday afternoon, a crowd of about 100 people in support of the Black Lives Matter movement gathered a mile away at Franklin Hope Reconciliation Park to peacefully protest the rally’s timing while voicing messages of unity and racial equality.
DUNCAN, Okla. — Authorities have released names of three people left dead in a double-murder suicide in a Walmart parking lot in southwest Oklahoma.
NORMAN, Okla. – An assistant principal at Norman High School has been arrested on a sexual assault complaint by a woman who said he drugged and assaulted her at his home two months ago.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Tim Tadlock and Chris Beard, two of Texas Tech’s most popular athletic figures, shared an enlightening moment earlier this month when detailing the stark contrast between the draft process in their respective sports.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Waving colorful signs and chanting, thousands of teachers converged on the state Capitol Monday to press lawmakers for increased education spending.
OKLAHOMA CITY — As the drugs become increasing difficult to obtain, Oklahoma will stop using lethal injection and plans to become the first to execute inmates using the untried method of inert gases, officials announced Wednesday.
When he was an 18-year-old freshman pledge at the University of Oklahoma, Blake Novacek said fraternity members blindfolded him and later forced him to watch videos of hogs being slaughtered. They then hit him in the stomach with a baseball bat, causing him to fall, hit his head and lose consciousness, all because the school lost a football game, according to a recent lawsuit.
Previously, Oklahoma State was limited to 17 states and Ohio State to 19 states, with both universities sharing branding rights in Iowa.
Perhaps an unlikely candidate to spur such a momentous movement, Father Stanley Rother, a humble priest from the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City who was murdered in Guatemala in 1981, will be one step closer to that status on September 23 during his beatification, a Catholic Church blessing process that recognizes a dead individual's entrance into heaven and lets devotees pray to that person for protection.
An Oklahoma man is facing felony perjury charges after he testified in court his wife had died in an accident. Investigators say his wife is alive and well, and the man's story was an attempt to garner sympathy and financial gain.
Ronald Scott, an Air Force colonel and aircraft commander, was declared missing in action after a March 15, 1966, crash over northern Vietnam. His remains were recently identified through DNA and dental analysis.
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Herman Charles Waters was born November 17, 1929 in Gainesville, TX, the son of Herman Carr Waters and Nan Irene Hoover Waters. He died January 13, 2021 in Chickasha, OK. He was preceded in death by his wife Joanne Tindel Waters, both parents, sister Nancy Hansen, and grandaughter Kalynn Pen…
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- OSDH: Two additional COVID-19 deaths from Grady County
- GMH CEO gives update on COVID-19 vaccine timeline
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- OSDH reports one additional COVID-19 death from Chickasha
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