A dominating second half performance lifted the Woodward girls into the semifinals of the Class 4A state soccer tournament.
State lawmakers have pushed through two bills adding additional hurdles to the initiative petition process as part of a Republican-backed response to successful citizen-led ballot measures on Medicaid expansion, medical marijuana and criminal justice reform.
Oklahoma reported 1,593 COVID-19 cases and 44 deaths in the past week and saw a drop in active cases, according to Oklahoma State Department of Health on Wednesday.
The names of 11 law enforcement officers and one canine partner who died in the line of duty in Oklahoma will be dedicated on the Oklahoma Law Enforcement Memorial during the 53rd annual Oklahoma Law Enforcement Memorial Service, set for 10 a.m. Friday.
The Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse explains what is Children's Mental Health Awareness Day and how to find resources for children experiencing mental health.
Good nutrition starts at an early age and is vital for living a healthy life. Oklahoma State University Extension’s Community Nutrition Education Program is working with children ages 6 to 15 to help improve overall health.
Western Plains Youth and Family Services (WPYFS) was named the winner of the Non-Profit Excellence Award in the Youth category at the 14th Annual Oklahoma Nonprofits Excellence (ONE) Awards Ceremony. This prestigious award is presented annually by the Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits (OKCNP).
Known for confidence she instills in students, Woodward Middle School South math teacher Susan Moyer has won the Middle School-Junior High Educator Merit Award by the Professional Oklahoma Educators Foundation.
Local animal advocates are standing behind a recently passed bill that designated rescue animals as Oklahoma's state pet, but some say more needs to be done about abandoned pets.
Last week, Gov. Kevin Stitt signed House Bill 1674 from Sen. Rob Standridge, R-Norman, and Rep. Kevin West, R-Moore. The bill shields drivers from criminal or civil liability if they injure or kill someone while fearful for their life and attempting to “flee a riot.” State law defines a riot as three or more people acting violently or using force after threatening to do so.
Woodward County Commissioners recessed the meeting for a few minutes Monday morning to inspect work in the west courtroom.
The Oklahoma Association of School Administrators (OASA) announced that Dale Spradlin of Buffalo Public Schools has been named as the 2021 OASA District 2 Superintendent of the Year. Spradlin will be recognized at the Cooperative Council for Oklahoma School Administration (CCOSA) Summer Lead…
Ruth Sandonato fell in her Niagara Falls home in January 2020, just before the COVID-19 pandemic hit the U.S.
During his visit, Inhofe, the ranking minority member of the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee, said he believed national defense was at risk for being shortchanged under President Joe Biden’s administration.
Patricia Castillo, in her Niagara Falls, NY home, shares a photo of her parents. Her mother, Ruth Sandonato, died from a COVID-19 infection at Newfane Rehab & Health Care Center in May 2020.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Abuse and neglect complaints filed with the state’s long-term care ombudsman’s office increased nearly 59% during the first 14 months of the pandemic — the period that the state halted federally-mandated inspections that are supposed to flag issues with staffing and quality of care.
OKLAHOMA CITY — A bill attempting to ban the teaching of “critical race theory” in Oklahoma’s public schools cleared the Legislature Thursday.
OKLAHOMA CITY – The governor on Wednesday lent his John Hancock to a bill by House Speaker Pro Tempore Terry O’Donnell, R-Catoosa, intended to help students become more informed and engaged citizens, according to a media release.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Governor Kevin Stitt today signed a bill that adds unlawful assembly to Oklahoma’s Racketeer-Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden declared Wednesday night in his first address to a joint session of Congress that the nation is “turning peril into possibility,” celebrating progress against the coronavirus and urging a $1.8 trillion investment in children, families and education that …
Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) is $25 billion in funds provided directly to states, U.S. Territories, local governments, and Indian tribes to assist households experiencing financial hardship due to covid, according to the U.S. Department of the Treasury.
This week, one Oklahoma county is in the “orange" risk level, 59 are in the "yellow" risk level, and 17 are in the "green" risk level for the COVID-19 Risk Level System. OSDH continues to monitor closely the statewide hospitalization trends for COVID-19.
This week, Beaver County will deploy new life-saving equipment to improve 911 services for residents, including Enhanced 911 service with cellular phone location technology. This technology will allow emergency telecommunicators to receive an address along with map information for both wirel…
In addition to their normal workload of classes and tests, Woodward High School students will take part in a number of activities as the school year hits the final few weeks.
Woodward County Commissioners had a video conference with Jill Geiger Consulting, LLC Representative Keri Runkle regarding $489,000 in unspent CARES Act funds.
Weather outlooks show strong potential for severe weather, including flash flooding, hail, high winds and tornadoes, this week, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Storm Prediction Center.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Deputy Commissioner Keith Reed with the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) issued the following statement after the CDC and FDA announced their recommendation to resume distribution and administration of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine. The decision comes after the CDC and FDA recommendation to pause use of the vaccine on April 13 that cited an occurrence of rare blood clotting responses in six Americans, according to the media release.
The April distribution of sales tax collections by the Oklahoma Tax Commission primarily represents local tax receipts from February business. Companies that remit more than $2,500 monthly in sales tax receipts are required to file and pay electronically. The monies they reported this period…
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,60 year old resident of Shedd, OR, passed on May 5, 2021. Graveside services are 11:00 a.m. Monday, May 10 at the Sunnyside Cemetery in Vici, OK. shawfuneralhome.net
, 81 of Woodward passed away Monday, May 3, 2021. Memorial services will be held at 2:00 pm Friday, May 7, 2021 at the Woodward Church of the Nazarene. Read full obituary at www.billingsfuneralhomewoodward.com
75-year-old Mutual resident, died May 1. Memorial service will be conducted Thursday, May 6 at 10:30 A.M. at the Mutual Community Church. Book signing will be available at Shaw Funeral Home of Vici. More info at shawfuneralhome.net.
,Woodward resident, passed away Wednesday, April 28, 2021. Funeral services are 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at the First Assembly of God Church. Interment will follow in Elmwood Cemetery. Read full obituary at www.billingsfuneralhomewoodward.com
- Local man dies in accident
- North Carolina girl dies in dog attack; mother severely injured
- Woodward Middle School math teacher honored
- Root cellar remains elusive in latest search for girls' remains
- IU’s Woodson open to analytics
- UPDATE: Crop duster crashes at airport; pilot hurt
- Commissioners inspect courtroom work; Board votes to table two OMMA certificate of compliance applications
- One killed, one hospitalized in two-vehicle accident
- Investigation completed on Tuesday morning shooting; charges pending
- Western Plains Youth and Family Services wins excellence award