OKLAHOMA CITY — Amid the state’s ongoing health care crisis, an argument is emerging about how a state agency is spending millions in tobacco settlement funds intended to improve health outcomes statewide.
Oklahoma State University’s online MBA program and other online graduate programs in the Spears School of Business were again recognized among the nation’s best in the 2020 U.S. News and World Report Best Online MBA and Graduate Business Program rankings.
She was an American socialite and political hostess, known for her lavish parties, bringing together artists and political figures in bipartisan soirées of high-class glamour. Her most memorable party was in London in 1953, which included the royal family, movie stars, diplomats and generals.
The Criminal Justice Authority extended an offer of employment in early October 2019. Later in the month, the authority voted to rescind the offer and begin the search for a jail administrator anew.
The deeper I go into Christian faith, the more I understand it as a series of stark contrasts between what is considered desirable by the world’s standards, versus The Way of Christ. And there is perhaps no starker contrast between these realms than how we understand the concept of surrender.
With the Oklahoma Presidential Primary Election about six weeks away, local voters may be looking for ways to support their candidate of choice. Contacting political organizations and actively sharing candidates' platforms are among the suggestions.
A second company exposed to legal liability after two barges washed away from the Port of Muskogee by near-historic flooding of the Arkansas River and collided with a downstream dam filed a complaint in federal court in an attempt to limit its damages.
Salvation Army bell ringers pulled in just over $65,000 for the organization's Muskogee branch over the holiday season, exceeding their goal of $55,000, said Lt. Rev. Charles Smith.
Coming off a career-high 41-point night against McAlester on Tuesday, Conner Calavan scored 24 points and Jaxon Blunt added 18 as Class 4A No. 13 Fort Gibson defeated Tulsa Hale 70-53 in the opening round of the Old Fort Classic at Harrison Field House.
City of Enid CFO Erin Crawford also delivered a financial update that shows sales tax revenue is down compared to the previous fiscal year, and hotel and motel tax revenue has been decreasing as well.
Mass shootings have received increased national attention in recent years, as lawmakers, gun rights advocates, gun reform proponents, and the public have feverishly debated how to address the issue.
Last week, a Payne County jury awarded a Stillwater woman $5 million in a civil suit that followed her husband's death in a tractor accident.
The voucher programs offered by LTCA Enid are designed to provide paid care for elderly homebound people and for grandkids being raised by grandparents, so caregivers can get a break to run errands or just decompress.
An engineer with more than 50 years of oilfield experience testified Thursday as National Oilwell Varco’s expert witness in the civil trial ongoing at the Pittsburg County Courthouse in McAlester.
A man who lead police on a chase through downtown in a stolen forklift last week was charged in connection with that incident Thursday, as well as in connection to a December theft of a truck belonging to Garfield County.
Fay Deshazo, of Adams Elementary School, and Jose Camarena, Longfellow Middle School, won the contest, which was decided by a vote of the public.
A woman broke down in tears as she thanked volunteers handing her socks during an event working to connect homeless people with resources.
Three years and a few months after the murder of Linda Salazar, the man accused of her slaying is in custody of the Stephens County Sheriff’s Office.
An Enid High School student brought a BB gun to campus Thursday morning, according Enid Public Schools officials, who promised the incident "will result in both disciplinary and legal consequences."
“How are your grades this semester,” asked Dad of his son. “The good thing, Dad, is that we have our health,” answered his son. “What could be more important?”
Brian West of Rover Taxi says he is offering a $20,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whoever is responsible for the death of taxi driver Dustin Parker.
The YouthBuild program offers education and training to low-income youth, ages 17 1/2 to 24, who need help completing their high school diploma or building job skills.
Traveling near or far, connecting with nature or people, learning history or discovering a talent are reasons for getting out of the house and exploring this corner of the world.
A Park Hill family is hoping someone with Type O blood will come forward to help 9-year-old Dakota Roe in his need for a live kidney donation.
U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Oklahoma Brian J. Kuester announced Wednesday that 12 people have been indicted for their alleged roles in distributing methamphetamine and other drugs through the U.S. Postal Service.
Representatives from the Muskogee County Assessor’s Office will begin setting up shop Thursday at various locations during the remainder of the month to assist property owners with their annual assessments.
After the Cherokee, Choctaw and Chickasaw nations sued Gov. Kevin Stitt, asking a federal judge to determine whether the state gaming compact expired Jan.1, the governor filed a response Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma.
State lawmakers are hoping to ease the health care burden during the legislative session to begin in February, as three representatives have announced their intention to end "surprise billing."
For over 50 years, the Muskogee County Cattlemen’s Association has had the goals to promote beef and the beef industry and support local area producers. A key program for the association is the theft rewards program. If cattle or equipment is stolen, the Muskogee County Cattlemen’s Association offers a $2,000 reward for information leading to a conviction. The association also supports producers with educational programming to help improve herd health and beef quality. Last year, the group hosted a clinic on how to properly brand animals and read brands. In 2020, a clinic will held on proper vaccinating and vaccination techniques. Efforts are underway to promote beef through creation of a radio advertisement to counter the impossible beef campaign.
America’s Biggest Memorial Day weekend party returns Friday, May 22, Saturday, May 23 & Sunday, May 24 at Pryor Creek Music Festival Grounds in Pryor.
John Gray, who directs the Coach-A-Kid program, said Neville was selected for his dedication and his perseverance in overcoming his own learning disabilities to inspire children to stay in school.
Oklahoma has one of the most dependable voting systems in the country. We would not like to see that jeopardized by rushing to get an online registration site up.
Although it might not have the properties of a mythical elixir of life, tea could potentially prolong a person's time on earth, according to a recent study published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology.
Efforts of a committee formed by local government agencies, nonprofits and businesses to help “meet the long-term and unmet needs” of Muskogee County residents impacted by near-historic flooding in 2019 were bolstered by a $100,000 grant.
NORMAN — Cleveland County Assistant District Attorney John Pevehouse, known for his zealous prosecution of defendants and dedication to the legal profession, died last week following triple bypass surgery. He was 52.
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Funeral service will be held at the Laverne Funeral Home Chapel in Laverne, OK, on January 25, 2020 at 2:00 PM. Place of burial, Lipscomb Cemetery in Lipscomb, TX.
75, Coach/Teacher, died Jan. 17. Celebration of life 1 p.m. Saturday, January 25th, Seiling High School Auditorium (Redinger Funeral Home, Seiling).
Shanna Lynn (Fleener) Seyler, 37, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, January 18, 2020 at Alliance Health Woodward. Shanna was born October 9, 1982 in Greensburg, Kansas the daughter of J.Wynn and Diana Lynn (Crawford) Fleener. She was a 2001 graduate of Greensburg High School and attended Ka…
84, Mooreland resident died Saturday, January 18, 2020 in Woodward. Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, January 24, 2020 in the Mooreland Cemetery. For full obituary see www.billingsfuneralhomewoodward.com
- Traffic stop leads to drug charges
- CASA has new coordinator
- Murdock, Newton address W. S. Key situation
- Buffalo man injured in wreck
- Murdock urges support for William S. Key, says prison may be on possible closure list
- Murdock sets town hall meeting in Fort Supply
- Boomers drop games at Altus
- OU women's gymnastics: Maggie Nichols dazzles in Oklahoma's home opener with perfect 10, all-around title in win over Arkansas
- Cowboys respond to new offensive coordinator Dunn coming from within
- Local woman makes coats for pets