Two Oklahoma Department of Corrections employees are accused of bringing contraband into a local prison.
The federal government has recognized same-sex marriage since 2015 and the state of Oklahoma has allowed it since 2014, but relatively few federally-recognized Native American tribes have followed suit.
The wife of a man who was shot and killed Sept. 10 by a woman claiming self-defense has tried to take her own life, according to a sheriff's report.
All law enforcement agencies have policies for dealing with pursuits, and though a chase seems to happen on every episode of TV shows involving cops, not every department handles it the same way.
Three defendants charged in a Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) case are scheduled to make court appearances at 10 a.m. today in Special District Judge Michael Tupper's Cleveland County courtroom.
Oklahoma Lt. Gov. Matt Pinnell says he liked what he saw during a visit to McAlester and Krebs on Tuesday — and he said he’s ready to help the two communities do more to promote tourism in the area.
Developers of an affordable housing project at 1410 W. Willow are returning to Enid for a second town hall meeting Thursday to again hear concerns of residents nearby to the planned low-rent apartments.
All Oklahoma prisons remain on lockdown Tuesday as Department of Corrections continues to investigate coordinated, gang-related fights that broke out at six facilities over the weekend, resulting in 36 injuries and one death.
National Voter Registration Day is Sept. 24, 2019, and Garfield County Election Board is encouraging residents to celebrate democracy by registering to vote.
OKLAHOMA CITY — As Jena Nelson was named Oklahoma’s 2020-21Teacher of the Year she announced it was a time for celebration, and not just celebrating her but celebrating all Oklahoma educators who represent their schools and districts as Teacher of the Year.
The woman told police she and the victim had driven to the area to buy marijuana. When they stopped, somebody attacked the man, stole the woman's purse, and fled the scene, she told police.
Sometimes when you start to write you begin with one view and then end up somewhere else. That has happened to me as I write this column. My starting premise is that there is too much focus on athletics in both college and secondary education. In my mind professional sports are out of control and not worthy of my attention. I am really just asking for college and high school. Does money trickle from the athletic department to impact academic programs?
Providing shelter and food for victims of the world's worst disasters was the topic at Enid Rotary Club on Monday, during a presentation on the nonprofit group ShelterBox.
The Cherokee Nation Tribal Council during a meeting Monday night confirmed the appointment of Lynna Carson and Linda O'Leary, respectively, as a board member of Cherokee Nation Businesses LLC., and member of the Cherokee Nation Gaming Commission.
Victor Lezama’s enthusiasm for the upcoming veterans’ center The Barracks remains obvious even in the face of the work ahead. As Lezama walks down hallways stacked with furniture and building materials and half-completed paint jobs, he discusses projects like family rooms and gym rooms, showing off examples of donated equipment.
A new addition to Fort Gibson school's ag building gave Fort Gibson High School senior Anna Hardy a dry place to walk and work her goat on a rainy Friday morning.
Payne County Sheriff’s Office is working with multiple agencies to find out what charges might be warranted following the revelation of a Snapchat video that appears to show a local family giving alcohol to a child.
An annual fundraising effort in Kremlin recently was the target of thieves, who made off with a truck bed full of aluminum cans collected to benefit the town, said Gini Zaloudek, head of the WildHorse Gang
Two people, including the Canton Police Department chief, have been charged with misdemeanors in connection to an August incident where a .22 caliber gun was found at Canton Elementary School.
A woman was charged after allegedly telling coworkers she would shoot up a high school and deputies later seized an AK-47 with six magazines and a 12-gauge shotgun.
PASADENA, Calif. — Among Oklahoma’s defensive issues last season was its struggle getting off the field and returning the ball to its efficient offense.
Stillwater is a unique municipality, not quite a city but far from a town. I think I will coin the word ‘mini-opolis’ for we are by far the primary place of commerce and habitation in Payne County, but are shadowed by metropolises to our east and south. One of the things I find endearing about Stillwater is though growth and improvements abound, at times it retains that small-town feel. An Army brat, Stillwater is the closest thing to “roots” in my life; homes where my mother was born, raised and we visited between my father’s assigned posts, still stand; stories of shops and restaurants, prominent families and anecdotes of friends and acquaintances of the past bring a grounded familiarity to many Stillwater citizens.
Tobacco Stops With Me, a program of the Oklahoma Tobacco Settlement Trust debuted two new ads in the “Not OK” media campaign on Monday calling attention to Oklahoma’s need for common-sense, proven tobacco control policies.
If you notice small tree branches accumulating on the ground, dangling branch tips within the tree, as well as the presence of clean-cut branches, twig girdlers have likely taken up residence in your landscape.
Have you ever wondered if a ventriloquist can sing with their mouth open? It may sound silly, but it is one of the questions native Oklahoman Darci Lynne Farmer said she gets asked from time to time.
Jackie Wall, or “Texas Jack” as he introduces himself to crowds across the state, is a “good guy.” He has the proper mustache, outfit and bearing for the role, but he didn’t always get to be the hero.
Many districts are struggling to curb the increasing debts without resorting to “lunch shaming” policies, actions often deemed harmful to students.
It takes a bit for Tequila Grayson to affix the wriggling worm to the hook, but Kaydence Grayson waits patiently while her mother does it. Once the bait's ready, Kaydence jogs down the sidewalk, carefully negotiates her way to the water's edge, and casts out her line.
"Please keep her family in your thoughts and prayers. We are now investigating this incident as a homicide. If you know something, say something. She didn't deserve this, and we need your help." — Enid Police Department Capt. Tim Jacobi said
Former Muscogee (Creek) Principal Chief George Tiger could serve more than three years in federal prison after pleading guilty Friday to a bribery scheme from which he corruptly received an estimated $61,900.
PICHER, Okla.— Birds are more than just winged messengers that can carry a tune or soar through the sky — bird species also can act as indicators of environmental health.
The Oklahoma Legislature passed a new law signed by Gov. Kevin Stitt this year that will require providers to inform patients receiving medically-induced abortions that the procedure could possibly be reversed.
This Week's Circulars
Mary Ellen Pearcy 82, of Ninnekah, OK, went to be with her Lord & Savior on Saturday September 14, 2019. Mary Ellen was Born on January 23, 1937 at her Parents, Esther and Stanley Gilchrist, farm home 6 miles outside Wakita, OK. Mary Ellen was named after her Doctor's Nurse, who happen t…
Graveside service will be 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at Fairlawn Cemetery, Chickasha, OK under the direction of Sevier Funeral Home. James Trampas Linville, of Chickasha, Ok, passed away on Thursday, September 12, 2019 at the age of 51. He was born to James Earl and Millie (Mi…
- Grady County Firefighter dies in collision with semi-truck
- Rush Springs motorcyclist injured near Elgin
- OHP: Motorcyclist dies on H.E. Bailey Turnpike near Norge
- Grady Memorial Hospital awaits response from Blue Cross Blue Shield, consider legislative solution
- Chickasha rolls past Harrah in home opener
- OHP: Man hit by own SUV in Cement
- USAO to host Native American activist for eighth annual Ableson Religious Reconciliation Lecture
- Something Worthwhile fall event is Oct. 1
- Football: Multiple area teams remain unbeaten
- Deaf activist and Dancing with the Stars winner to appear at USAO