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University of Oklahoma president to hold news conference after racist video
University of Oklahoma president Jim Gallogly is going to hold a news conference about a recent racist video. In a release Gallogly says he will discuss 'next steps after the recent racist video.'
Three New Officers Sworn in at Cushing Police Department
Pictured from left: Deputy Chief Chuck Claxton, Officer Matthew Hensley, Officer Garvis Thomas, Officer Frank Edwards and Chief Tully Folden. (photo by Joyce Abrams) (Cushing, Okla.) A swearing-in and pinning ceremony was held at the Cushing Public Safety Center Wednesday, Jan. 16th at 2 p.m. for th
Payne County authorizes $250K for medical care of paralyzed jail inmate
Payne County Facilities Authority listened to a presentation Monday on the use of excess sales tax funds to pay for medical treatment for Inmate X, and potential repayment by the Hallett fund, a/k/a the Medical Expense Liability Fund. The three county commissioners also serve as the trustees of the
Oklahoma man convicted of murdering salesman
MCCURTAIN COUNTY, Okla. – An Oklahoma man has been convicted of murdering a door-to-door salesman from Texas. On Jan. 4, 2018, officers in Idabel received a call about an unresponsive man in a pool of blood at the edge of a residential street. Initially, dispatchers believed the victim had been hit
Cushing Man Admits Attacking Jailer
(Stillwater, Okla.) – A Cushing man pleaded guilty Friday to repeatedly hitting a detention officer in the head with a police hand-held radio – while the officer was in the process of releasing him from the Payne County Jail on drunk driving and drug possession misdemeanor charges.
OSU professor facing additional stalking charge, allegations
STILLWATER, Okla. – An Oklahoma State professor is facing additional accusations and charges related to alleged misconduct with students. Allegations came to light in December after a former Oklahoma State graduate student claimed that her former professor, 53-year-old Hugh Crethar, was harassing he
Cushing Police and Fire Reports
Disclaimer-All arrestees are presumed innocent until proven guilty:. 01/15/19, Baylea Hunter Rudd, Age 21 Years, City of Cushing Warrant 40239 No/Expired Driver’s License, 40241 Inattentive Driving.
Oklahoma bill would prevent school districts from organizing another shutdown
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. - A bill introduced in the Oklahoma House of Representatives would be a blow to school districts’ ability to organize another teacher walkout protest. House Bill 2214, written by Rep. Todd Russ (R-District 55), would make it illegal for “the board of education or school district
Woman convicted of leaving husband and dogs to die sentenced in Payne County
Jennifer Denton, 37, has been sentenced to a total of 30 years in prison after entering a guilty plea in connection with the death of her blind and diabetic husband Wade Denton and the couple’s two dogs, a Great Pyrenees named Daniel and a hound dog named Duke.
Strong winds move in for Martin Luther King Jr. Day
WIND ADVISORY for Craig, Creek, Delaware, Mayes, Muskogee, Nowata, Okfuskee, Osage, Pawnee, Rogers, Tulsa, Wagoner and Washington counties from 12 PM to 6 PM. Chautauqua and Montgomery counties in Kansas are from 12 PM to 9 PM.
5 students say Oklahoma State University professor harassed, intimidated them
STILLWATER — A second criminal charge and three protective orders have been filed against an Oklahoma State University professor who was first charged Dec. 4 in Payne County District Court with stalking a graduate student in his program. Hugh Crethar, 53, of Stillwater, is accused of repeatedly hara
OSU basketball: Cowboys add six walk-ons after tryouts
STILLWATER — The six new faces at Oklahoma State’s basketball practice Monday wore practice jerseys from a year ago, but their shorts lacked the same consistency. The nine Cowboys who endured a week that featured two losses and three dismissed teammates had team-issued black shorts with “DEFENSE” pr
LETTERS: City out of bounds in investigation
By now, readers of this newspaper are well aware of the discussions going on in Stillwater over how it has and will market itself to the outside world. Through a recent letter from the Mayor and a report by Norman McNickle, City Manager, John Dorman, City Attorney, and Melissa Reames, Deputy City Ma
OKC Zoo Holding Vote To Name New Pygmy Goats
Oklahoma City, OK - There are a few days left in the vote to name the Oklahoma City Zoo's new pygmy goats. Zoo Stories: OKC Zoo Announces Death Of Female Gorilla. The Zoo is asking voters to choose names with Oklahoma ties names of cities across the state like Idabel, Checotah, and Ripley. The Oklah
From Shippensburg to Stillwater - Mike Yurcich Brings a Wealth of Knowledge to the Ohio State Offense
The route from Euclid High School on E. 222nd Street to Ohio Stadium is exactly 153 miles long and takes the average driver two-and-half-hours to complete. For many kids growing up in this lakefront suburb which borders Cleveland's east side, that trek south down I-71 may be a dream, but one which h
Oilton Woman Pleads Guilty to Yale Animal Cruelty Charge
(Stillwater, Okla.) — A young woman has pleaded guilty to a felony charge of animal cruelty for leaving a dog inside her house in Yale without adequate food and water when she and her boyfriend moved to Oilton.
Cowgirls Sweep Wyoming in First Home Match of the Season
STILLWATER- The Oklahoma State women's tennis team swept its home opener Sunday night at the Greenwood Tennis Center, besting Wyoming, 7-0. The contest marked the first home match for four Cowgirls on the spring 2019 roster.
Maurice Calloo transferring from Oklahoma State to Cleveland State
After being dismissed from the Oklahoma State men’s basketball program last week due to an alleged vandalism incident in Stillwater, freshman forward Maurice Calloo committed to transfer to Cleveland State.
Photo gallery: A look at the 2019 Mr. Inside and Mr. Outside candidates
The Tulsa World is once again honoring the top area high school boys basketball players, and asking its readers to help name Mr. Inside and Mr. Outside. Here are our nominees. Mr. Inside candidate: Seth Hurd, Booker T. Washington.
Chandler: 160th Feild Artillery welcomes new commander, honors another
Chandler — Soldiers of the 1st Battalion, 160th Field Artillery Regiment, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, gathered to welcome their new commander and honor their outgoing commander with a change of command ceremony in Chandler, Oklahoma, on Jan. 12.