Here are the state basketball tournament pairings released Sunday by the Oklahoma Secondary Schools Activities Association
OKLAHOMA CITY - A 2021 Special Enrollment Period for individual health insurance plans under the Affordable Care Act began Feb. 15. Oklahomans who do not have health insurance may be eligible to purchase coverage through the health insurance marketplace.
An Enid resident was one of 59 COVID-19-related deaths in Oklahoma reported Saturday morning, as the number of cases rose by 779, according to Oklahoma State Department of Health data.
The U.S House of Representatives passed the American Rescue Plan early Saturday morning, with all of Oklahoma’s congressional delegation voting against the package.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — More than 1 million doses of the coronavirus vaccine have been administered in Oklahoma, state health officials announced on Friday.
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.
EL RENO — When he enlisted last year, Specialist Trevor Ford never envisioned he’d spend his days helping his state and community respond to a deadly pandemic.
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.
Two Enid men, two residents from Hennessey and Kingfisher and two Woodward women were among the 38 COVID-19-related deaths reported by the Oklahoma State Department of Health on Thursday.
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.
While many may not realize it, Oklahoma was at one time home to some of the biggest animals to have ever walked the face of the Earth. This, of course, means dinosaurs, and Oklahoma was once home to some of the biggest dinosaurs that exist in the fossil record.
Alan Bratton thought about another golfing legend when he first heard of the one-car accident Tiger Woods was involved in Tuesday that left him hospitalized.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Last week's winter weather disrupted the state’s plans to give health care workers, first responders and Oklahomans 65-plus their necessary COVID-19 booster vaccination, a top health official said Tuesday.
In 2000, Matt Dixon decided to pack up his family and move back to his native Okeene, where there was a wheat flour mill, to start Mountain Country Foods.
OKLAHOMA CITY — The natural gas costs incurred by utility providers trying to keep the heat and lights on in Oklahoma during the past two weeks are expected to cost consumers billions of dollars, officials said Monday.
The Missouri Conservation Commission is taking public comment this month on a proposal to remove the peregrine falcon from the state’s endangered species list.
BOSTON — Motorists should brace themselves for even higher gas prices in the days ahead, enhanced by the extreme cold weather hitting much of the country.
MOORELAND - In regional winners' bracket games at Mooreland on Saturday, both Arapaho-Butler teams recorded wins to advance to the regional final on Tuesday where they will face Seiling.
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 saw 5,261 less COVID-19 cases and 103 less deaths this past week than the week before, according to the Weekly Epidemiology and Surveillance Report from the Oklahoma State Department of Health.
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.
More than half a year after voters approved a state question that will require Oklahoma to offer health coverage to more than 200,000 low-income adults, state officials are still unsure how they’ll pay it.
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.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Gov. Kevin Stitt today announced that President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. has approved his request to declare a federal disaster exists in all 77 Oklahoma counties due to the historic winter storm, clearing the way for federal aid to be directed to the state.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Deputy Commissioner Keith Reed issued the following statement regarding Oklahoma’s vaccine distribution response to severe winter weather storms:
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.
This Week's Circulars
71 year old former Woodward resident , died February 5, 2021. A memorial service will be held at Elmwood Cemetery on Friday, February 26, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. For full obituary please see www.billingsfuneralhomewoodward.com
- Highway Patrol investigating shooting
- Moving home to Blaine County works out for Mountain Country Foods owner Dixon and the community
- Woodward Student named Academic All-State
- Handbook discussion dominates commission meeting
- Schedule set for area tournaments
- Second Amendment Sanctuary bill approved by committee
- Oklahoma was once home to some of the largest dinosaurs on the fossil record
- OG&E starts rolling blackouts in Enid, Woodward, Hennessey
- OSDH: 6 Northwest Oklahomans among 38 new COVID-19-related deaths
- Woodward District Livestock Show results - barrows