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Oklahoma School Leaders Concerned About 5-Day School Week Bill

This week, the Senate Education Committee approved Senate Bill 441, which would restore the five-day school week. But some districts say the change would hinder the progress they've seen.


Prosecutors question witnesses in Oklahoma bomb plot case

OKLAHOMA CITY – Federal prosecutors have questioned four FBI agents and an informant as they continue to present evidence in the trial of a man accused of planning to detonate a bomb outside an Oklahoma City bank.


Owasso City Leaders Use Survey To Improve Community

OWASSO, Oklahoma - The City of Owasso just released results from a three-month survey of more than a thousand residents. The survey is giving city leaders new insight. "There was a lot of open questions to let them fill in the blank," said Karl Fritschen, the planning manager for the city.


Muskogee County District Court 02.22.19

Mikael Emmanuelle Ona, 27, and Linzy Michelle Jones, 14, both of Muskogee. Tanner Garrett Coen, 21, and Torie Mae Lammers, 20, both of Muskogee. Cameron Foster Zvara, 28, and Deanna Gaule Tabers, 30, both of Broken Arrow.


Owasso police incidents (Thursday, Feb. 21)

7:50 a.m. – 7600 blk. US 169. Accident no injury. Report info taken. 8:11 a.m. – 8800 blk. N. 129 E. Ave. Owasso High School. Sex crime. Assault happened at house in Stone Canyon. Handled.


Bill would make turnpikes free for disabled Oklahoma veterans

OKLAHOMA CITY — Tens of thousands of disabled Oklahoma veterans soon may be able to drive for free on the state’s turnpikes under a proposal working its way through the Legislature.


Girls basketball: Sand Springs, Ponca City advance to regional final

SAND SPRINGS — These make-or-break regional first-round basketball games can be stressful for even the best of teams. Lose this one game, and a career’s worth of work can be over. Owasso’s Rams had nothing to lose Thursday and made it uncomfortable for top-seeded Sand Springs.


Tulsa deputies arrest 1 suspect, search for another in Bixby armed robbery

BIXBY, Okla. (KTUL) — The Tulsa County Sheriff's Office arrested one man on Thursday in connection to an armed robbery at a Bixby home on Monday. Deputies said a woman was leaving for work early Monday morning when a man with a gun approached her.


Glover family gets nod from Owasso Council to move forward with expansion project

Owasso City Council on Tuesday approved a Specific Use Permit, or SUP, for the Coffee Creek Glover Jeep Dealership to establish an additional lot next to its current location. The City of Owasso received an application from the Glover family in January to expand its operations, located at 10505 N. O


Broken Arrow Reasor's to close

BROKEN ARROW — Broken Arrow city officials are "extremely disappointed" about the closing of a Reasor's grocery store. The Reasor's near Elm and New Orleans will close by the end of April.


Owasso arrests (Thursday, Feb. 21)

Below is a list of Owasso and Collinsville arrests out of Tulsa County for Thursday, Feb. 21:. Kyle Joe Szalay, 34, of Owasso. Poss firearm AFCF, discharge firearm into dwelling, obstruct/interfere with police officer, domestic assault and battery, reckless handling of firearm.


Moove on: No more 'cow-tipping' shirts at Oklahoma airport

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- The mayor of Oklahoma City is celebrating the completion of a personal mission: ridding the city's airport of cow-tipping T-shirts. Mayor David Holt said on his Twitter account Thursday that after months of trying to end sales of shirts reading "Nothing Tips Like A Cow" at Will


Woman sets fire to home in attempt to kill herself and son, investigators say

TULSA, Okla. - Investigators arrested a woman Thursday after they say she set her home on fire in an attempt to kill herself and her son. Tulsa firefighters responded to the fire at the home near 81st Street and Yale Thursday where a fire was set in the living room.


Cherokee Nation receives grant for transportation

TAHLEQUAH — Cherokee Nation is receiving a $281,250 grant from the Federal Transit Administration for five new transit vehicles that will replace older vans and expand services in Tahlequah and Pryor.


American Gaming Association Touts The Success Of Gaming In Oklahoma

CATOOSA, Oklahoma - It's been about 15 years since the first tribal compacts were issued for gaming here in Oklahoma and, on Wednesday night, the American Gaming Association was in Tulsa to tout the benefits it's brought to the state making Oklahoma the second-largest gaming state in the country.


Owasso junior Adan Harbaugh serves as House page at Oklahoma State Capitol

Owasso student Adan Harbaugh recently served as a page for Oklahoma State House Representative Mark Vancuren, R-Owasso, during the week of Feb. 18-21. Harbaugh, Vancuren’s nephew, is the son of Zach and Angie Harbaugh of Owasso, and the grandson of Ted and Ada Vancuren of Owasso and R.H and Nancy Ha


Foyil schools pre-enrollment opens next month

Foyil Public Schools pre-kindergarten and kindergarten pre-enrollment for the 2019-2020 school year will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 14, 2019 in the library located next to the elementary office.


Foyil enacts open burning ordinance within town limits

The town of Foyil voted last week to approve an open burning ordinance within town limits. The citizens of Foyil will be allowed to openly burn grass, leaves, tree trimmings and other nonpetroleum based combustible materials on their property, with some exceptions.