Missouri Department of Corrections seemed to have COVID-19 under control.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is investing $185 million to equip, rebuild and modernize essential services in rural areas of 32 states, with nearly $2 million going to Oklahoma through the Community Facilities Direct Loan and Grant Program. And Cherokee County stands to benefit.
UPDATED: From Wagoner County Sheriff's Office: The Amber Alert has been cancelled — the suspect has been taken into custody in Bryan County, Oklahoma. The children were found safe.
Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences and the Cherokee Nation established the first tribally-affiliated college of medicine in 2020, welcoming 54 first-year medical students. A year later, students shared their experiences during an open house at the Foundry on Shawnee on July 26.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Gov. Kevin Stitt on Monday chose a Tulsa woman to fill an Oklahoma Supreme Court vacancy, marking for the first time in decades that most of the nine court members were Republican appointees.
TAHLEQUAH — Four newcomers were elected to the Council of the Cherokee Nation during a run-off election Saturday, according to unofficial totals from the Cherokee Nation Election Commission. They’ll join four Council incumbents who were re-elected and a fifth newcomer who was elected during the June Cherokee Nation General Election.
A few miles from the Kansas border, a handful of Chilocco Indian Agricultural School alumni drove down a long dirt road on a warm July morning to tend to parts of the sprawling but now-crumbling campus. While much of the grounds are overgrown with weeds, the school’s graveyard, near Newkirk,…
The leader of an American Indian tribe is concerned that a former Kansas boarding school will be left out of a federal initiative seeking to determine whether thousands of Native American children were buried at schools across the country in the 1800s and early 1900s.
OKLAHOMA CITY -- The number of newly reported coronavirus cases in Oklahoma topped 1,000 for a third consecutive day on Friday and the seven-day average of new cases has nearly quintupled in less than a month, according to Oklahoma State Department of Health figures.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Months of behind-the-scenes in-fighting within the state’s dominant political party spilled into the spotlight this month as a disenchanted group of Republicans attempted to do something previously unheard of in Oklahoma — censure two seated U.S. senators from their own party.
A woman from Loco who previously worked in the Stephens County Jail is accused of and facing charges related to sexual battery of an inmate and bringing contraband into the jail.
OKLAHOMA CITY — A Tulsa attorney whom the American Bar Association rated as “ not qualified “ to serve as a federal judge was tapped Friday by Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt to serve as the state’s next attorney general.
CHEROKEE COUNTY – Today agents from the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation (OSBI) Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Unit arrested 37-year-old Joseph Lance Berry on multiple child pornography charges.
A federal jury found a Henryetta man guilty of sexually abusing a minor, according to the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma.
Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation (OSBI) released some details behind an officer-involved shooting Friday that took place in Duncan on Thursday afternoon.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The man wanted in the shooting of two Arkansas men on Interstate 40 in eastern Oklahoma and a carjacking in Oklahoma City has been arrested in Dallas, according to Oklahoma City police.
KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. (AFNS) — Five current and former Airmen recently finished scaling a 20,310-foot climb up Denali in Alaska, the highest point in North America, June 19. The climbs are done mainly in the name of resiliency, but without the extensive use of risk management before …
City managers said many Oklahoma cities are still recovering from the various effects of the COVID-19 pandemic just as the virus appears to be rounding another corner in the state.
Thursday’s 4-H Pizza Camp is easily one of the most popular for students, as it was the first of this year’s summer camps to fill up at the Cherokee County OSU Cooperative Extension Service.
As state-prosecuted criminal cases continue to be dismissed due to the U.S. Supreme Court's McGirt v. Oklahoma ruling, law enforcement officials are expressing frustration, while tribal officials call the decision a victory for sovereignty.
Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation’s public information officer confirmed the ongoing investigation of an officer involved shooting in Duncan that happened Thursday.
Rep. Brad Boles, R-Marlow, was named by Oklahoma Speaker of the House Charles McCall, R-Atoka, to the Hydrogen Production, Transportation and Infrastructure Task Force, which held its first meeting Monday.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The number of reported coronavirus cases in Oklahoma topped 1,000 for a second consecutive day Thursday and a doctor said he believes the number of active cases is likely as much as four times higher.
Muskogee County commissioners will meet Thursday morning during a special meeting to determine how Court Clerk Paula Sexton's interim successor will be selected.
Visit Enid Director Rob Houston and city communications director Derrick Silas said city partnerships were key to success while presenting best promotional practices to city managers visiting from throughout Oklahoma, during the start of City Management Association of Oklahoma’s three-day summer conference.
Vacations don’t have to be expensive or require hours of traveling for sightseers to enjoy time away from work or school, and Oklahoma’s State Parks provide immersive experiences for families.
OKLAHOMA CITY — State lawmakers Wednesday began the long process of deciding how to spend nearly $1.87 billion in federal American Rescue Plan funds aimed at helping Oklahoma recover from the pandemic.
For many single moms, coping with the pandemic has been particularly difficult. Despite many issues, Brenda Ramos has spent the past year on the front year – previously as a home health worker, and now as a cashier at the Habitat for Humanity.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. James Lankford would seem to have all the conservative credentials he'd need to coast to reelection in deep-red Oklahoma.
After meeting the statutory deadline in 2020 for mailing ad valorem tax statements to property owners for the first time in recent memory, county officials began working toward other budget procedural goals.
The yearslong effort by state and local governments in the U.S. to force the pharmaceutical industry to help pay to fix a nationwide opioid addiction and overdose crisis took a major step forward Tuesday when lawyers for local governments announced they were on the verge of a $26 billion set…
Starting Wednesday afternoon at the Stride Bank Center, this year’s summer conference of the City Management Association of Oklahoma will promote the profession of city management and administration through classes and forums.
A group of lawmakers wants Oklahoma’s governor to prohibit health care providers from mandating COVID-19 vaccinations for employees, even as cases of the deadly virus surge.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of retiring Catholic Bishop Randolph R. Calvo of Reno and named Auxiliary Bishop Daniel H. Mueggenborg of Seattle as his successor.
In its monthly art exhibition event, the Chisholm Trail Heritage Center hosted Joe Don Brave, an artist who mostly promotes his “Osage Journey,” in an artist reception on July 15.
City councilors unanimously approved an ordinance on Monday that creates a way to prosecute hate crimes at the municipal level if certain acts are motivated by hostility against protected classes.
Authorities have identified the man suspected of shooting and injuring two men on Interstate 40 in eastern Oklahoma after they helped him when the vehicle he was driving ran out of gas.
A retired school teacher told the Tahlequah City Council Monday night, July 19, that Dr. Anthony Fauci has a patent on the COVID-19 virus, which he paid China to create with U.S. taxpayer dollars – and that the goal is to kill off as many Americans as possible.
With a year until the Oklahoma primary, Sen. James Lankford, R-OK, has already picked up a challenger on the GOP ticket, but no Democratic contenders have announced their intentions to run – yet.
An area partnership is working to bring fresh produce to organizations serving meals to allow more people to enjoy what the Tahlequah Farmers’ Market has to offer.
Rebecca Krueger moved to Hulbert from Marble City when she was in ninth grade, and she immediately fell in love. Her life's journey had taken her away from her home town, but she knew she wanted to return home.
This Week's Circulars
"Tony," 78, went to be with his Creator July 20, 2021. He was an Army veteran. Viewing will be 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. July 28, 2021, at Stittsworth Memory Chapel. Remembrances can be shared at www.stittsworthfuneralservices.com.
The funeral for Jimmy D. Lagan, 86-year-old Enid resident, is Thursday, July 29, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. in the Henninger-Hinson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery.
Rose Lavicky Longacre, age 72, of Ocala, FL, formerly of Enid, passed away July 23, 2021. Services are pending with Ladusau-Evans Funeral Home.
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- Fire department chief announces retirement
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- Enid Freedom Fighters celebrate a year of having 'a voice' in community
- OU, Texas officially announce they will not renew with Big 12
- Enid man faces charges of 2nd-degree rape, lewd acts
- Lawmakers want Stitt to ban hospitals from requiring vaccinations
- Former Watonga police chief faces criminal charges
- Farmers fear water rule change