The Oklahoma Media Center recently selected the name “Promised Land: A Supreme Court decision places Oklahoma at a crossroads” for a shared topic in 2021. The collaborative will cover the affirmation of tribal sovereignty after the Supreme Court ruling last year.
OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma House of Representatives will hold a public comment session this week to hear from Oklahomans that submitted a statewide redistricting plan for House districts.
A Mooreland juvenile was killed when a car was struck by a semi approximately one mile west of Mooreland in Woodward County Tuesday night, April 13, 2021, according to Oklahoma Highway Patrol.
(OKLAHOMA CITY) - Hospital blood usage has surged nearly 10% over previous levels, as our community moved into COVID recovery mode. Blood donors are needed immediately to respond.
On March 27 Enid residents got their “Little Sister” back on the courthouse Square, and Tuesday night the Boy Scout responsible for putting her there got his Eagle.
Muskogee Public Library is partnering with Green Country Workforce Board, formerly Eastern Workforce Board, to offer an online program to help teens prepare for life outside of school.
OKLAHOMA CITY — State health officials Tuesday stopped administering Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine “out of the abundance of caution” as federal regulators revealed rare blood clotting responses in six Americans.
After a few years of working to establish an esports community in Tahlequah, local gamers recently took home two second-place finishes from the Oklahoma eSports League state tournament, and two gamers were offered scholarships to continue their video-game careers in college.
The City of Norman has lost an appeal to the Oklahoma Supreme Court in a lawsuit filed by the local Fraternal Order of Police last year.
More than 40 years after Tar Creek began running red with acidic water from underground mines, and after spending more than $300 million to date, a conservation organization named Tar Creek one of the nation's most endangered rivers on Tuesday.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma lawmakers plan to propose legislation that would help shelter consumers and utility companies from the more than $4.5 billion in energy generation costs as a result of February’s winter storm.
Supporters of U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe expected the worst when he took the stage at Saturday’s Oklahoma GOP convention after his popularity had been tested by refusing to vote to challenge the Electoral College decision in January.
STILLWATER – The cost to rent cropland held steady through the pandemic last year while pasture rentals fell slightly overall, according to the latest studies by Oklahoma State University Extension.
NORMAN — As the weekend gradually ushered in warm weather and sunny skies, thousands of Norman and metro residents filtered in and out of Reaves Park, enjoying the return of the city’s Medieval Fair and the revival of the city’s festival lineup after a season away.
The Salvation Army’s overarching mission is to share the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet the human needs in His name without discrimination. To Capt. David Brittle, the commanding officer for the Salvation Army of Enid, that means meeting physical needs before the spiritual ones, such as food, clothing and shelter, per Matthew 25:35-40:
NORMAN — The arrival of spring means an increase in sneezing, congestion and scratchy throats for many Oklahoma City metro residents due to allergies.
NORMAN — As Oklahoma started administering the COVID-19 vaccine, the state quickly launched into the top 10 in the country in vaccines administered per capita.
How many of you began your objective scientific study of birds using one of the most common of them — the American Robin? It has been said that the robin knows, but knows what?
Concerned about a possibly hostile crowd, State Republican Chairman David McLain warned the audience not to boo or shout before U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe took the stage at the state GOP convention on Saturday.
OKLAHOMA CITY - Governor Kevin Stitt announced Monday the launch of Supply Chain Oklahoma, an effort to provide critical resources to Oklahoma manufacturers.
WINCHESTER — Amy Thrower found some solace in the fact that a meatpacking plant being built in a town incorporated decades ago to keep industrial development at bay was "at the furthest point possible" from her family's home.
OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) announced today that due to increasing supply and continued progress in vaccination efforts, it will remove the residency requirement for receiving the COVID-19 vaccine in Oklahoma, allowing residents from neighboring states and beyond to get the vaccine.
While the pandemic caused many things to slow down or stop, according to the American Red Cross, home fires continue and, in fact, since January 2021, increased 40 percent, compared to this time last year.
Her research was objective, but when she found all that was published was not the truth, she felt an obligation to get involved. Often labeled a troublemaker for the truth she uncovered, she still wanted to “discover the truth and publish it.” Her name was Angie Debo.
ENID, Okla. — Members of Enid Regional Development Alliance gathered together in person for the first time since January 2020 for the organization's annual meeting.
The resignations of Principal Shane Dent and Assistant Principal Joey Reinart will go into effect June 30, Chisholm Superintendent Chad Broughton said.
Oklahoma gained 1,764 COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, along with an additional 1,300 cases and 1,716 virus-related deaths due to reconciled data, according to the Oklahoma State Department of Health.
Nearly five years after the passage of State Questions 780 and 781, the only money appropriated into a fund for mental health and substance abuse treatment has come from medical marijuana sales tax revenue.
Oklahoma’s current trend with new positive cases continues to reflect community transmission, which can be reduced by keeping 6 feet of physical distance from others, wearing face coverings when around individuals from outside the household, avoiding touching your face, and regular hand-washing.
OKLAHOMA CITY — State lawmakers want Oklahoma students to pass the United State’s naturalization test before they’re allowed to graduate high school.
OKLAHOMA CITY — State Epidemiologist Dr. Jared Taylor issued the following statement regarding a recent technical error that revealed COVID-19 cases dating from December 2020:
With all Oklahomans now eligible to receive the Covid-19 vaccine, second shots are ramping up, and with them, concerns about the follow-up dose’s side effects.
STILLWATER, Okla. – Oklahomans are familiar with tornado warnings, but what about bird warnings? New research conducted by Oklahoma State University scientists and published in the “Journal of Applied Ecology” indicates weather radars are effective tools for not only predicting weather but also bird collisions.
Technology center students planning for life after graduation and businesses looking for new employees will be able to meet virtually, thanks to Oklahoma CareerTech’s virtual job fair.
People can sign up to actually ride on the 30-mile cattle drive, either as guest drovers or day riders. The cattle drive starts through downtown Pond Creek, goes onto Jefferson, along the east side of Medford, into Renfrow’s pastures, up to the state line and ends with a parade through downtown Caldwell.
The Oklahoma Beef Council and the Washington State Beef Commission have launched a series of "whiteboard" explainer videos as part of a new national educational marketing campaign that helps educate parents on the importance of feeding babies beef as an early complementary food.
The Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation's controlled hunts program is open for online applications, with a couple of new options for hunters wanting to safeguard their standing in future drawings.
❝Oklahoma is so strange. You can't get too far ahead of yourself and start counting your chickens before they hatch.❞ — Trent Milacek, northwest area ag economics specialist
❝There’s gonna be a lot of changes. There’s going to be some winners, there’s going to be some losers. I just hope the oil and gas business wins because ... There’s a lot of people in Oklahoma that work off oil and gas, and we need it to stay going.❞ — John Donaldson, president of D&J Oil in Enid
After more than 75 years, the wreckage of the USS Johnston, a Fletcher-class destroyer that sank while taking on a line of Japanese warships during the Battle of Leyte Gulf during World War II, has been located.
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,55 of Sharon, OK, passed on April 7, 2021. Services are 11:00 a.m. Monday April 12 at the First Baptist Church in Cyril, OK and 11:00 a.m. Tuesday April 13 at the South Persimmon Cemetery. shawfuneralhome.net
, 58 year old Camargo resident, passed away Monday, April 5, 2021. Graveside services will be at 10:00 a.m. Friday, April 9, 2021 at the Camargo Cemetery . Read full obituary at www.billingsfuneralhomewoodward.com .
A memorial service will be held Saturday, April 10th, 2021 at 1:00 PM at Lincoln Avenue Baptist Church.
66 year old Shattuck resident, passed away Friday April 2, 2021 in Shattcuk. A memorial service will be held at a later date. For full obituary see www.billingsfuneralhomewoodward.com
- One killed, one hospitalized in two-vehicle accident
- Northwest Oklahoma man sentenced in federal court
- After discussion, board votes to join lawsuit
- Covid numbers, courtroom repairs discussed at meeting
- Medical Marijuana among hot topics at forum
- Inhofe defends his vote for Biden’s win as Republican officials call for party unity
- Remember the Ladies: Oklahoma's greatest Indian historian
- WHS boys basketball coach moving to Garden City, Ks.
- Officials to discuss letter in support of attorney general
- Woodward County jury delivers guilty verdict on multiple felony charges
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