Farmers and ranchers will soon see some more CARES Act funding kick in. The new website should be up Monday and applications can begin on Tuesday, according to ranch owner and Rural Conservation and Economic Development Board Member Mary Chris Barth.
As hunting seasons open in Oklahoma, everyone 10 or older who plans to hunt is strongly urged to get Hunter Education certified using the free online Hunter Education course.
An Enid woman in the 65 and older age group was one of six more deaths announced Thursday by the Oklahoma State Department of Health, as the COVID-19 case total increased by more than 1,000.
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a private call with federal prosecutors across the country, Attorney General William Barr’s message was clear: aggressively go after demonstrators who cause violence.
OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma Insurance Department (OID) will hold a series of webinar events for Oklahomans who are eligible for Medicare. OID will kick off the six-week webinar series on October 6, 2020. Participants can sign up for one or all of the six webinars. Each webinar is free, but …
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Frank Lucas (OK-03) praised the passage of his bipartisan legislation to improve STEM education for rural schools today. STEM refers to science, technology, engineering, math, and computer science, and strong STEM education is critical to America’s economic growth.
Twelve more deaths and 970 cases were confirmed by the state Health Department, Wednesday, as Oklahoma moved to the 5th-highest state per rate of new cases in the nation, according to the latest White House Task Force report.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government outlined a sweeping plan Wednesday to make vaccines for COVID-19 available for free to all Americans, even as polls show a strong undercurrent of skepticism rippling across the land.
OKLAHOMA CITY — A House lawmaker said Tuesday he plans to propose a bill protecting a controversial therapy practice that aims to counsel away same-sex attractions in lesbian, gay and transgender Oklahomans.
OKLAHOMA CITY – On the heels of a devastating weekend for law enforcement officers after the brutal attack on two police officers in Los Angeles, Sen. Casey Murdock, R-Felt, plans to file legislation later this fall that will classify any targeted assault or threat to a law enforcement officer, first responder, national guardsman or military service member as a hate crime.
Here is The Associated Press' Oklahoma high school football poll with first place votes in parentheses, records, points and ranking in last week's poll, records through September 14. Points for classes A through 5A based on 10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 scoring. Points for 6A (Division I & II), classes B and C based on 5-4-3-2-1 scoring.
DEL CITY - Madison Gartrell scattered three hits and struck out seven as the Boomers defeated Del City 2-0 in district softball action here Monday.
The United Fund of Woodward dominated the Chamber of Commerce luncheon on Monday. According to President Kelli Seacat, the fund has a lofty goal of $134,500 this year. Last year the same goal was met and exceeded by 101 percent.
The 57,246 empty seats were pronounced. The roster sizes were smaller. And according to Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley, Saturday’s game was close to not happening.
UPDATE:Andrew Townsend, a local student who had been reported missing, has been found and is back with his family, Woodward Public Schools announced on its Facebook page.
It was the third consecutive day the OSDH named a death from Garfield County. All 17 of the county's deaths have been Enid residents, according to OSDH data.
OKLAHOMA CITY – As the Oklahoma Health Care Authority prepares for the expanded adult Medicaid population, the current Insure Oklahoma premium assistance program will be modified due to population changes.
Usually when the words "Oklahoma", "Texas", and "Team" are used in the same sentence, there are upside down university logos involved. This time, the partnership is a matter of life and death.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The White House task force on the coronavirus is no longer recommending a statewide mask mandate in Oklahoma, according to the report released Wednesday by the Oklahoma State Department of Health.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Without more federal support, nursing homes and long-term care facilities nationwide are on the precipice of financial ruin and closure, advocates for aging service providers said Wednesday.
The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) has released revised guidance to support long-term care facilities’ efforts to balance the need to protect residents from COVID-19 and ensure healthy social and emotional connections with family and friends during the ongoing pandemic.
Amid regular business and agreement approvals at the Woodward City Commission meeting Tuesday evening was tucked in a discussion about diversity concerns being brought to officials from community members.
Due to pandemic-related losses in revenue, Oklahoma State University's athletic program is making broad cuts in payroll and operations to save $13 million in the budget, according a university press release.
September marks Hunger Action Month, a season that brings awareness to the issue of hunger in America. Sept. 10 is Hunger Action Day when hunger-relief advocates can focus their energy to re-ignite a commitment of providing food with dignity for every Oklahoman who is in need. The Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma, along with their parent organization, Feeding America, provides meaningful ways for everyone to engage.
Oklahoma reported the fourth-highest rate of test positivity for COVID-19 in the country in the seven-day period ending Friday, the White House Coronavirus Task Force said in its latest report, which again urged the state to take further action to slow the virus’ spread.
News reports of the Braum’s facility fire in Tuttle being caused by wet hay may have people wondering how something wet can combust, but it is all a matter of chemistry.
The newest Woodward County numbers had not been updated by the Oklahoma State Department of Health as of the County Commission meeting Tuesday morning, according to Emergency Management Director Matt Lehenbauer.
Woodward Public Schools join more than 130 other school districts across the state in claiming funding through the state’s Learn Anywhere Oklahoma initiative that launched last month. Learn Anywhere Oklahoma is an initiative by Governor Kevin Stitt to provide affordable digital curriculum to…
Despite the president’s advice on the upcoming election, Oklahomans who try to vote twice in a single election could find themselves facing serious legal consequences, state and local officials said.
This Week's Circulars
, 89 of Woodward, died September 18, 2020. Graveside memorial services will be held at 2:00 pm Monday, September 21, 2020 in Elmwood Cemetery. Read full obituary at www.billingsfuneralhomewoodward.com
,42 year old resident of Mutual, OK, passed from this life on September 14, 2020. Services will be 2:00 pm Friday September 18 at the General Assembly and Church of the Firstborn, Vici, OK. shawfuneralhome.net
85 year old, Mooreland resident died Saturday, September 12, 2020. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, September 18, 2020 in the Mooreland Cemetery. For full obituary see www.billingsfuneralhomewoodward.com
- Harper County man missing since Aug. 29
- UPDATE: Student is back with family
- COVID Update from Woodward Schools
- State unemployment claims down for 11 straight weeks
- Diversity issues come up during city commission meeting
- Oklahoma High School football rankings
- Kloey Marlatt named Miss Woodward
- Oklahoma ranked No. 4 nationally for COVID-19 positivity rate
- Long-term care facilities facing financial ruin, closure
- Oklahoma High School football scoreboard