Woodward County Commissioners regularly scheduled meeting will be held in the courthouse Monday 10 a.m.

KINGFISHER - The Woodward boys continued their advance through the Class 4A elimination bracket with a 62-47 victory over McLoud on Friday afternoon in Kingfisher.

Oklahoma reported 867 new COVID-19 cases and 18 additional deaths, one of which was an Enid man, and  48 of Oklahoma’s 77 counties were in the moderate, or “orange,” risk level, down from 62 last week, and 29 counties are in the low, or “yellow,” risk level, according to the Oklahoma State Department of Health on Friday.

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WEATHERFORD - The Boomers bounced back from their upset loss to Clinton earlier this week a big way on Thursday, routing Harrah 85-46 in the 4A basketball regional elimination bracket.

Area tournaments for small schools get underway Thursday, Feb. 25 at Boomer Fieldhouse in Woodward and the Stride Center in Enid.


Oklahoma Gov. Keven Stitt recently issued a proclamation making February Career and Technical Education Appreciation Month.


Staff shortages and equipment transition for the relocated Public Health Lab in Stillwater have caused state health officials to outsource certain tests to private labs, and in some cases to a public health lab in Minnesota.

OKLAHOMA CITY — Over the past five years, Robert Ruiz, executive director of ChoiceMatters, has tried to help thousands of parents in what he describes as underserved communities find schools that best fit their children’s needs.

According to the Oklahoma State Department of Health, 62 of Oklahoma’s 77 counties are in the moderate, or “orange,” risk level for the COVID-19 Risk Level System, which OSDH releases every Friday. Fourteen counties are in the low, or “yellow,” risk level, and one county, Roger Mills, is in the new normal, or “green,” risk level, staying in this level for two weeks now.

STILLWATER - Green-thumbed Oklahomans don't have to wait for good weather to jump into a new season of "Oklahoma Gardening" which started Feb. 13.


OKLAHOMA CITY — After nearly two hours of discussion, a divided panel of Oklahoma utility regulators issued an emergency order Tuesday night that prioritizes powering homes over large commercial and industrial businesses if the power or natural gas grid can’t fully support all of the operations.


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