By Dawnita Fogleman
OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma tourism officials are developing a strategic plan to tackle the state’s vast, but long-neglected park system, the deputy director of the Tourism and Recreation Department told lawmakers Thursday at a hearing.
Oklahoma Lt. Gov. Matt Pinnell and the Oklahoma Travel Industry Association kicked off the 2019 Lt. Governor’s Travel & Tourism Summits this week in McAlester in their quest to make Oklahoma a Top Ten state. Pinnell will make several stops in Oklahoma including one in Woodward next week …
NEW YORK — The number and rate of abortions across the United States have plunged to their lowest levels since the procedure became legal nationwide in 1973, according to new figures released Wednesday.
OKLAHOMA CITY — A new plan to start giving inmates a reason for parole denials is being heralded as a major step forward in the state’s continued bid for criminal justice reform.
Come have coffee with a game warden at Mark Reichenberger’s Hunter Safety Course and take part in the first ever Best of the West Duck Calling Contest.
When it comes to growing crops in Oklahoma, soil health is an important factor for producers. Those interested in learning more about soil health should mark their calendar for the upcoming Organic Oklahoma Conference slated Oct. 9-10 in the Student Center on the Oklahoma State University/Ok…
TULSA – Spencer Sanders was getting hot under the collar, and it wasn’t just because the temperature on the turf at H.A. Chapman Stadium was hitting triple digits.
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.
A judge will need to decide whether lawsuits against members of the Sackler family that owns the OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma can go ahead with the company seeking bankruptcy protection.
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.
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.
Many districts are struggling to curb the increasing debts without resorting to “lunch shaming” policies, actions often deemed harmful to students.
Oklahoma lawmakers have 133 million reasons to examine virtual charter school funding. That is the number of state taxpayer dollars expected to flow to the state’s five statewide online schools for the current school year.
PASADENA, Calif. — Jalen Hurts walked across scorching pavement outside the Rose Bowl with his typically focused expression.
TULSA – Chuba Hubbard blazed past the Tulsa defense for a long touchdown on the first offensive snap of the game, but it was far from a runaway victory early on for Oklahoma State.
WASHINGTON — The Oklahoma delegation returned to Washington this week after a month-long recess to tackle Oklahoma policy issues, as well as concerns regarding the federal appropriation budget for the 2020 fiscal year.
After being forced to cancel their annual dirt drags earlier this year, the Vietnam Vets Legacy Vets Motorcycle Club Chapter H is excited to announce their 22nd Annual Clinton Poker Run.
OKLAHOMA CITY — A state representative said his recent informational meeting at the state Capitol focusing on adverse reactions to vaccines wasn’t meant to discourage people from vaccinating their children.
Constitution Week, Sept. 17 through 23, is a good time to reflect on the importance of two significant documents; the Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution.
September is Prime Beef Month. While beef producers groan under the pressure of higher production costs and lower cattle sales, this is a good time to raise awareness about the industry.
As Trisha Short walked down a hall on the labor and delivery floor of Saint Francis Hospital in Tulsa recently, she paused to reflect on the already busy week.
"Most of what’s killing our population today is our own behavior. And so the frontier for improving health in the future is shifting our behavior away from things that damage our health.” — OSU psychology department head Thad Leffingwell
The 2013 bond proposition for the new Woodward County Event Center and Fairgrounds was the subject of yet more debate on Tuesday evening, finding its way to the agenda of two county meetings.
The news of T. Boone Pickens’ passing Wednesday afternoon brought about a lot of reaction from the Oklahoma State athletic community, expressing their thoughts on one of the most influential figures in creating an athletic village on the campus.
SHANKSVILLE, Pa. — Several hundred people gathered Wednesday at Flight 93 National Memorial near Shanksville, Pa., to mark the 18th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks and the crash of United Flight 93.
- W.S. Key inmates injured in fight
- Social media threat closes Freedom school Tuesday; Classes to resume Wednesday
- State prisons remain on lockdown after gang-related fights
- Darci Lynne bringing some friends to Woodward
- Football roundup: Big second half propels Boomers past Elk City
- Update juvenile escapee back in custody
- Barge removal imminent as water levels rise
- State correctional facilities on lockdown
- Local woman national finalist in Healthy Body Challenge
- State appeal's 'Innocent Man' decision