— Leading New York City newspapers heralded Will Rogers in “Handy Andy” as dominating the scenes. One wrote you could see his hand in writing many of the lines.
A day after Oklahoma Superintendent of Schools Joy Hofmeister said she would “work with any criminal investigation” conducted into Epic Charter Schools, one state lawmaker said she plans to ask Hofmeister if that cooperation is even possible.
OKLAHOMA CITY — About 1,000 Oklahomans are test-driving a new digital driver license program that may one day allow Oklahomans to ditch their plastic copies.
The woman is accused of taking more than $15,000 belonging to Alpha Assessments and Counseling and Alpha Health and Wellness over a two-year period. She faces up to eight years imprisonment, a fine of up to $10,000 and restitution.
EDMOND, Okla. — Close to 150,000 Oklahomans held licenses to use medical marijuana as of July 1, according to the Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority. As a result employers have had concerns about how to handle legalities in the workplace. Two area attorneys addressing a recent Edmond Area Chamber of Commerce luncheon said the state Legislature took a large step toward clarifying the workplace laws on medical marijuana licensure and use with the Unity Bill it passed earlier this year.
A nonprofit corporation comprised of landowners, residents and supporters who organized to "actively engage in the preservation of the Spring Creek Watershed" will celebrate its 25th anniversary and make plans for the future.
A proposal to raise the Pontotoc Technology Center’s mill levy would allow the school to expand its programs more quickly to meet demand for career training, Superintendent David Lassiter said Wednesday.
An Ada man is being held in the Pontotoc County Justice Center in lieu of a $100,000 bond after allegedly striking his fiancé’s brother in the neck with a machete.
A 1969 editorial in The Pictorial Press called the voyage of Apollo 11 the fourth most significant feat in the history of man, "surpassed only by the moment of man's creation and the birth and death of Christ."
Tahlequah Mayor Sue Catron said the city may have to move "backward before we can move forward" financially, with a general revenue budget that has nearly 90 percent of its funds already allocated for personnel costs.
Area school administrators are monitoring allegations that Epic Charter School inflated enrollment figures to get more state funding.
The Greater Muskogee Area Chamber of Commerce and Tourism (GMACCT) will donate proceeds from the 2019 Bravado Wireless REAL. Okie Championship APT Pro Golf Tournament to eight local charities; a total donation of $23,900.
As our nation celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, the first to put humans on the surface of the moon, Stillwater residents got the chance to hear first hand what it’s like to go to space.
The condition of both drivers was listed as apparently normal, according to the report, and the cause was "fail to yield from stop sign." Both drivers were wearing seat belts.
MIAMI, Okla. — The Environmental Protection Agency has reported that the removal of the 19 asbestos-tainted debris piles at the former B.F. Goodrich tire plant in Miami has been moving “ahead of schedule.”
Milo, the coonhound puppy born with upside down paws, is now six months removed from the surgery that began the process to him having the ability to walk. His caretaker, Jennie Hays of Oliver and Friends Farm Rescue and Sanctuary in Luther, adopted Milo when he was just a few weeks old.
Assistant Fire Marshal Bill Moss said they have not determined the source of the fire and that they may not be able to, although they do know it was an electrical fire that started on the front porch.
WAYNOKA, Okla. — At first glance, there is nothing remarkable about the large, rectangular patch of concrete in a cattle pasture northeast of Waynoka, in Woods County.
UPDATE (2:45 p.m.): Authorities investigating Norman High School assistant principal who is alleged to have drugged and raped a woman in his home two months ago say there could be additional victims from separate incidents.
Jantzen said she is excited to ply her skills, see how well she can pilot the already well-aloft Enid fixture and maybe climb a little higher.
Beginning the college admissions process can be stressful and confusing for high school students, but the Cherokee Nation Foundation has been hosting a week-long camp at Northeastern State University for those hoping to standout among other college hopefuls.
Cliff McMurray did his best to fight the enticing call of sleep. The 12-year-old was determined to stay awake through the entire 22 hours Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin spent on the moon during the Apollo 11 landing on July 20, 1969.
Muskogee Medical Center Authority trustees signed off this week on a second $825,000 loan that will provide the means to replace the remainder of police department's aging fleet of patrol cars.
Funding for a turnover audit requested by Muskogee County Treasurer Robyn Boswell after she took office July 1 likely will be included with appropriations to her office for fiscal year 2020.
The Department of Veterans Affairs is partnering with Eufaula/Canadian Tribal Town to host a VA claims event to identify and assist veterans who may have presumptive disabilities and who might be eligible for a VA pension. The event will be from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. July 23, Eufaula Indian Community Building, 800 Birkes Road, Eufaula. This event is free.
Every month, 32 Oklahomans die from an unintentional prescription opioid overdose. To help communities strengthen their response to the ongoing opioid overdose problem, the Oklahoma State Department of Health has contracted with the Center for Wellness and Recovery at the Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences to implement a new approach focused on increasing prevention efforts.
Cherokee Nation District 3 Tribal Councilor David Walkingstick proposed legislation to give tribal employees a raise during an Executive and Finance Committee meeting Tuesday, but it failed to get onto the agenda.
Derrick Silas, city of Enid's director of electronic communications, said it was an accident the city's official Twitter account liked a recent post from President Donald Trump.
The Oklahoma-based pizza chain announced Tuesday it is signing on to join "The District," a retail development under construction at the corner of Cleveland and Garriott, formerly known as Lahoma Courts.
"It's a great museum with a great story to tell, that plays a huge role in our state's history, and it's a really fantastic facility with a lot of great people there."
This Week's Circulars
- Texas man drowns Sunday at Fort Supply Lake
- Woodward resident hurt in Saturday accident
- Local man faces another felony charge
- City of Enid's Twitter page accidentally likes Trump tweet
- Woodward to host EngageOK
- Drowning incident claims man's life at Fort Supply Lake
- 18-under Travelers reach Connie Mack title game; 16-under team in finals of Louisville Sluggers Tournament in Chickasha
- Woodward women injured in Seminole County wreck
- ZZ Top 50th Anniversary Tour coming to Enid
- Foss Lake holding annual event