A man and a woman were taken to jail after homeowners caught them stealing items from their residence.
City commissioners are set to hear an update Thursday on a building permit for Five80 Coffeehouse to add outdoor seating and a bathroom for customers, who include people who are homeless.
ENID, Okla. — President Joseph Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris were sworn into office at the 59th inaugural ceremony Wednesday afternoon, and Enid residents had varied reactions to the inauguration and the next four years with Biden at the helm as the 46th president.
An Oklahoma lawmaker filed a bill that criminalizes schools and state or local government requiring protective face coverings and immunizations.
Two Enid men in the 50-64 and 65 and older age groups were among the state's 48 COVID-19-related deaths reported Wednesday by the Oklahoma State Department of Health.
NORMAN, Okla. — On his final day in office, President Donald Trump did not pardon Joseph Allen Maldonado-Passage — better known as Joe Exotic, or “The Tiger King.” Passage, who operated an animal park in Wynnewood, south of Oklahoma City, was convicted of murder for hire and animal abuse in 2018.
Sandy Howard, longtime director at Our Daily Bread, was honored Tuesday with a plaque bearing her likeness, which will be displayed outside the front door of the soup kitchen at 616 W. Randolph.
The complaint alleges that within days of his announcement to run for sheriff, the deputy was disciplined, with him being removed from an office and regular job duties and being transferred to a different shift working as a security screener at the courthouse.
HULBERT – The Hulbert Board of Trustees, during a Jan. 19 special meeting, asked for more time to discuss possible disciplinary action against their police chief.
Libraries haven’t been quite the same since the COVID-19 pandemic began, but Hulbert Community Library has continued to connect virtually with its patrons.
Following a recent announcement from Superintendent Dr. Tom Deighan, Duncan Public Schools (DPS) will fall in line with the new health department quarantine changes announced last week.
Pittsburg County commissioners met with Associate District Judge Tim Mills on Monday regarding security and COVID-19 protocols at the county courthouse.
The shoes on people's feet can tell a lot about a them, so keeping them clean and functional can help can prevent negative judgments, and even ensure healthy feet themselves.
Experts are urging humans to get their four-legged friends trained, with January being National Train Your Dog Month.
Oklahoma reported 1,558 new COVID-19 cases and 43 additional deaths, bringing the overall total to more than 3,000, according to the Oklahoma State Department of Health on Tuesday.
Since Jan. 1, 86 more Garfield County residents have registered to vote in the Feb. 9 election — 36 Republicans, 15 Democrats, four Libertarians and 31 independents.
The great divide between how the nation still sees people based on skin color was displayed during the Capitol siege, Enid Ward 4 Commissioner Jonathan Waddell said, in how little force was used against white insurrectionists who tried to unseat the government.
Oklahoma saw 3,314 new COVID-19 cases and 35 additional deaths, including an Enid resident, as active cases surpassed 40,000 in the state, according to Oklahoma State Department of Health on Sunday.
One stood in front of the state Capitol stairs holding a 24-foot flag pole that bore an American flag and a Donald Trump 2020 campaign flag. Another stood on stilts in the middle of the Capitol parking lot dressed as Uncle Sam while waving a Joe Biden-Kamala Harris campaign flag.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Cindy and David Badger hosted a small prayer gathering Saturday in front of their pickup in the far back corner of the state Capitol parking lot, but they were among the few who showed up, despite rumors of protests.
Oklahoma saw 3,621 new COVID-19 cases and 27 additional deaths were reported by the Oklahoma State Department of Health on Saturday.
Sen. Rolan Pederson, R-Burlington, is encouraging Enid citizens to get involved with the state and congressional redistricting process by attending a redistricting town hall meeting on Jan. 21.
4RKids Foundation co-founder Bret Whinery retired Friday from his position as operations manager at the nonprofit, capping 17 years of work to improve the lives of people living with developmental disabilities.
U.S. Sen. James Lankford has written a letter apologizing to Black voters in North Tulsa for his decision to question the results of the 2020 presidential election and acknowledged that it has harmed race relations in the state.
Oklahoma gained 3,538 new COVID-19 cases Friday and 43 additional deaths, including two Enid women and one Garber woman, as well as a man and woman from Kingfisher County.
ENID, Okla. — The city of Enid has kicked off a yearlong celebration of Convention Hall to mark the building’s 100th anniversary.
Garfield County Sheriff’s Office will be adding a few new paws to the line of duty thanks to an anonymous donation from a local 93-year-old Navy veteran.
The U.S. Supreme Court decision in McGirt v. Oklahoma left tribal nations and the state itself with many questions about what law enforcement will look like here, and some Native leaders hope Congress will help create a new framework of the justice system.
Religious leaders have traditionally been expected to lead their communities of faith, especially in matters where the religious and secular intersect. That's why Rev. Tammy Schmidt of the First Presbyterian Church has organized an interfaith event where local clergy plan to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.
Gov. Kevin Stitt announced Thursday the federal government has approved the State of Oklahoma’s request for public assistance for 16 additional counties to help with expenses related to the winter weather storm that began on Oct. 26, 2020.
Oklahoma reported 3,142 new COVID-19 cases Thursday and 34 additional deaths, including a Hennessey woman, according to the Oklahoma State Department of Health.
Enid Young Professionals (EYP) recently completed a fundraiser to support the CDSA YouthBuild program, which has been recognized as a national model for at-risk youth diploma completion and job training programs.
A little more than a month after the opening of its new location, Family Pharmacy hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Wednesday with Greater Enid Chamber of Commerce to celebrate the pharmacy’s new location.
Vaccination against the novel coronavirus, the pathogen responsible for the devastating COVID-19 disease pandemic, continued Wednesday at the Pontotoc County Agri-Plex in Ada.
An investigation involving a Ward 2 Tahlequah City Council candidate links him with payroll irregularities that forced his departure from the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office, though he maintains he did nothing wrong.
Despite countless TV commercials and ad campaigns claiming certain services will make tax season quick and painless, most filers know doing tax returns at home can be anything but.
Over the course of the pandemic, Jeff Maloney, who has a doctorate in Second Language Studies, has had to make hard decisions about his instruction at Northeastern State University, where he is as an assistant professor in the Languages and Literature Department.
Lawmakers, staff and Second Amendment supporters are being urged to stay away from the state Capitol this weekend as officials brace for possible armed and violent protests.
Oklahoma reported 3,907 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday and 44 additional deaths, including a Woodward man, according to Oklahoma State Department of Health.
Former Enid Police Department Lt. Greg Gordon reflects on his 25-year-career with the department after his retirement in December 2020. His last day in the office was Dec. 29, but he's on terminal leave until Jan. 31.
This Week's Circulars
ENID - Patricia Susan Wagner, 74, of Enid, passed away on Tuesday, January 19, 2021, in Enid. Services are pending with Anderson-Burris Funeral Home & Crematory.
ENID - A private family graveside for Bonnie Williams will be at 1:00 p.m. today at the Fairview Cemetery under the direction of Ladusau-Evans Funeral Home. Family has requested everyone wear a mask and socially distance.
ALVA - Graveside services for Robert Eugene "Shorty" Koehn, are 10:00 a.m. Saturday, January 23, 2021, at the West New Hopedale Cemetery north of Ringwood. Interment is under the direction of Marshall Funeral Home of Alva.
- OSDH: 3,314 new COVID-19 cases, 35 deaths, including Enid resident, Sunday
- OSDH: Garfield County women among 43 virus-related deaths reported Friday; all 77 counties in moderate risk level
- OSDH: 2 Enid men among 48 COVID-19-related deaths reported
- OSDH: Oklahoma tops 3,000 virus-related deaths; NW Oklahoma sees 4 deaths
- Former associate pastor in Enid dies of COVID-19 while at home in India
- OSDH: State nears 200,000 vaccines given as COVID-19 cases, deaths continue to rise
- Former Grant County deputy files lawsuit against sheriff, county commissioner
- Chisholm will not adopt Stitt's COVID-19 quarantine guidance
- Donor pledges money for sheriff's office K-9
- Fairview man dies of accident injuries