featured

OKLAHOMA CITY — Ryan Pitts’ military career will come full circle Thursday when the Afghanistan war veteran returns to Lawton for the first time in years to help officially open a new nonprofit mental health clinic designed to cater to active and retired military personnel who have served since Sept. 11, 2001.

featured

OKLAHOMA CITY — State officials vowed to tighten Oklahoma’s gender-identity laws this week after Oklahoma State Department of Health issued what is believed to be the state’s first nonbinary birth certificate following a voluntary court settlement with an Oregon resident.

featured

OKLAHOMA CITY — Ryan Pitts’ military career will come full circle Thursday when the Afghanistan war veteran returns to Lawton for the first time in years to help officially open a new nonprofit mental health clinic designed to cater to active and retired military personnel who have served since Sept. 11, 2001.

featured

OKLAHOMA CITY — The ACLU and a group of multi-racial advocacy organizations and educators have sued state officials over the constitutionality of a new law that restricts discussions on race and gender in school in an attempt to ban “critical race theory” teachings in public schools.

featured

OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma lawmaker pay will remain the 15th highest in the nation, an eight-member legislative compensation board decided Tuesday.

  • Updated

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. 

breaking

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.

topical featured top story

Oklahoma Department of Corrections continues to develop and expand the skills of its staff to professionalize its workplace from prison yards to probation offices.

  • Updated

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.

  • Updated

TULSA, OKLA. — Ray Reynolds had never voted before President Donald Trump stepped into the political arena.

  • Updated

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.

topical

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Tuesday confirmed school choice advocate Betsy DeVos as Education secretary by the narrowest of margins, with Vice President Mike Pence breaking a 50-50 tie in a historic vote.

After almost 4,000 votes were counted for the early election, the momentum for voting turnout for the 2016 election is still up. In Chickasha alone, over 2,000 ballots have been submitted.Numbers for Grady County as a whole at the time of this report were not available through the Grady Coun…

  • Updated

OKLAHOMA CITY — Paul Muegge convened an eclectic group of neighbors of his small farm in Tonkawa last week to talk about the "dangerous precedent" that could be set if Oklahomans pass a "right to farm" ballot measure this fall.

This Week's Circulars

Obituaries