Summer typically brings good food, good music and good times — and several events in the coming months will bring just that to the surrounding area.
Standing before Judge James Long, officers Frank Bruno, Joseph Ortiz and Toby Plucinski swore to defend, enforce and obey the Constitution and the laws of the United States, the state of Oklahoma and the charter and ordinances of the city of Enid as new police officers for Enid Police Department.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma coach Patty Gasso did not mince words when asked about the need for instant replay following OU’s 6-2 victory over Florida State.
NORMAN — Both of Oklahoma’s senators voted against a bill — approved with immense bipartisan support Wednesday — that will allow the United States to bolster its competitiveness with China by investing money into scientific research and development over the next five years.
The volunteers are the backbone of the museum, said Jake Krumwiede, CSRHC director, and he hopes to see the number of volunteers swell so that events like Saturday’s History Alive can happen every Saturday.
Nearly three years ago, writer was thrilled to have gone to Florida to be able to bird. A couple of the top species on my list were the Limpkin and the infamous Florida Snail Kite, which I feared may soon be a thing of the past. A good friend took me to Joe Overstreet Road to find one of my nemesis birds, but while there, I also discovered a Great Blue Heron dining upon an invasive aquarium catfish. My heart still sunk, because where one finds the Limpkin, the Snail Kite is not far behind.
On Wednesday, the Oklahoma House advanced a bill to prevent public schools, higher education institutions or vo-tech training centers from mandating COVID-19 inoculations for students. Senate Bill 658 also bars singling out non-vaccinated people to wear masks.
Next time you are on Gibson Street, you’ll notice a new crosswalk connecting Oklahoma School for the Blind and Civitan Park. Students in Cheryl Daniels’ Service Learning class at Oklahoma School for the Blind repainted the crosswalk on May 13. With the help of Lacey Wallace and Jesse Garcia from Oklahoma State University Extension High Obesity Prevention (HOP) program and Doug Walton from the Muskogee County Health Department, students used yellow spray paint to make the railings leading to the crosswalk more visible and white paint and paint rollers to paint the crosswalk.
Art lovers and buyers can maintain responsible distancing while browsing Chickasaw and other First American artists’ works online at ArtesianArtsFestival.com. Beginning May 28 and lasting through Aug. 2, art buying has found a home virtually at the Artesian Arts Festival.
As Americans continue trying to stimulate the economy, many are still burdened with student loans. Although the government placed a pause on student loan payments while Americans were affected by the pandemic, some still feel the financial pain.
Reagan Wright started the rally with a bomb to center field that gave Oklahoma State a lead early in Saturday’s NCAA regional final at Cowgirl Stadium.
National Women’s Health Week was May 9-15, and it's observed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. It serves as a reminder for women and girls – especially during the outbreak of COVID-19 – to prioritize their health.
Every summer has a story. Oklahoma Blood Institute is asking Oklahomans to make their summer story a lifesaving one by donating blood for local patients!
Oklahoma softball coach Patty Gasso met the media Wednesday in advance of the NCAA’s Norman Regional, which begins Friday at Marita Hynes Field.
Hunter’s Home has added a new, hard-headed employee to its staff as the historic site transforms into a functioning, authentic 19th Century plantation.
With the announcement of its third season lineup, the McKnight Center for the Performing Arts at Oklahoma State University is setting itself up to emerge from the pandemic while reigniting people’s passion for the arts.
Old Soul Used and Antique Books is accepting donations for the next month before it opens on June 12. The owners, Jim and Katrina Maughn, hope the used bookstore can become a go-to place in Enid.
In return for sovereign immunity in building the Kaw Lake pipeline project on disputed lands, the city is providing the Osage Nation a one-time payment of $1 million, as well as guaranteed right to use about a third of the pipeline’s total capacity, according to the Nation.
TAHLEQUAH – Cherokee Nation's 69th annual Cherokee National Holiday will be a hybrid celebration featuring both virtual and limited, smaller-scale in-person events.
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.
MUSKOGEE, Okla. – A gunman killed an adult male and five children Tuesday in this northeast Oklahoma community, police said. A seventh wounded victim, a woman, was hospitalized in stable condition.
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.
A hacking attack recently crippled an upstate New York police agency's communications system, an incident officials say illustrates the vulnerability of local government computer networks.
In 2015, a jury found former Oklahoma City cop Daniel Holtzclaw guilty of 18 sexual assault counts involving eight women. The now 30-year-old was sentenced to 263 years in prison. As Holtzclaw and his loved ones continue to maintain his innocence, his case has also attracted a cadre of other supporters from law enforcement and exonoree communities.
Absent this year in the CMA Awards nominations are any females in the Entertainer of the Year category. Fan favorites Blake Shelton and Jason Aldean have also been left out in the cold. Fans of both superstars have been vocal in their disappointment on social media
At the request of the Humane Society of the United States, country star and Texas native Miranda Lambert deployed her MuttNation team, buses and trucks to gather and evacuate adoptable pets from overcrowded Texas shelters in order to make room for animals affected by Hurricane Harvey. Dogs who were already in shelters before the deadly storm were relocated so that displaced pets in Houston could be housed and more easily reunited with their owners.
A U.S. District Court judge ruled Wednesday in favor of Cherokee Freedmen descendants, saying they have a right to tribal citizenship a decade after Cherokee Nation rescinded those rights.
Less than a week after opening its door for fall classes, Sam Houston State University announced it will until Tuesday, Sept. 5, due to Hurricane Harvey.
The University of Texas and Texas Christian University are welcoming two Houston-area football programs onto their campuses this week as nearly unprecedented storms continue to pound southeast Texas.
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Dorothy Nadine Hendon 79 died December 24, 2020. Memorial Service 10am Saturday June 12, 2021 at the Cowboy Church in Chickasha with Rev. Tom Brooks officiating. Buried will be at the Fairlawn Cemetery.
Kenneth Wallace Davies, 89, Chickasha, died June 7, 2021 . Graveside service 1:00 p.m., Friday, June 11, 2021 at the Fairlawn Cemetery, Chickasha, OK. under the direction of Sevier Funeral Home. Condolences may be made www.sevierfuneralhome.com.
Memorial Service for Carol "Sue" Woods will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 5, 2021 at Hawkins Baptist Church in Alex, OK. Carol "Sue" Woods, of Alex, OK passed away on Saturday May 29, 2021 at the age of 76 in her home surrounded by her family. Sue was born June 15, 1944 in Scipio, …
- Grady County Commissioner accused of repairing private road with county resources
- Chickasha’s Juneteenth Celebration event cancelled
- Chickasha’s first LGBTQ Pride Walk to take place June 20
- Lake Chickasha resident says increased maintenance, security needed
- SOFTBALL: Former area players win national title with Oklahoma
- US-62 narrows in Chickasha beginning Monday, June 14
- Chickasha Hosts Wings & Wheels on Father’s Day Weekend
- City approves EDC funds for Petroleum Building improvements
- “A Cowgirl’s Song” begins filming in Chickasha
- Ward meeting scheduled for Chickasha Ward 2
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