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School district working on Project AWARE
Back in October, Oklahoma State Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister announced school mental health grants to be awarded to three school districts: Elk City, Weatherford, and Woodward.
Baby girl born here had drugs in urine at birth
A baby girl born last Friday, Nov. 23, to an Elk City woman at the AllianceHealth hospital in Clinton tested positive for three illegal drugs, information filed at the Custer County Courthouse disclosed.
'He's a warrior': Oklahoma commit Drew Sanders scores all three Denton Ryan touchdowns in loss to Highland Park
ARLINGTON — Despite a disappointing afternoon for Denton Ryan — which fell to Highland Park for the third-straight year in the state semifinals — a bright spot for the Raiders was the performance of junior linebacker and receiver Drew Sanders, who scored all three Ryan touchdowns.
Body found by Oklahoma highway crew is that of missing man
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation says a body found by a state Department of Transportation crew is that of a man missing for about a week. The OSBI says the body of 50-year-old Thomas Tisher of Cleveland, Oklahoma, was found Friday along Highway 412 in eastern Pawnee C
Oklahoma's pursuit for strong presence in Tulsa includes possible football series at TU
Joe Castiglione remembers when the BOK Center was in the planning stages for its downtown Tulsa home. The Oklahoma athletic director was invited by the mayor’s office for a meeting to talk about components needed to bring major sporting events to the city, including NCAA Tournament regionals for bas
Orange Bowl 2018: Latest Odds and Predictions for Alabama vs. Oklahoma
In order to have an opportunity to play for a second straight national championship, Alabama will first have to beat a fellow conference champion. The unbeaten Crimson Tide, who won the SEC championship, will face the Big 12 champions, Oklahoma, in the Orange Bowl on December 29 at 8 p.m. ET. It is
Karl Fontenot Now: Where Is He Today? Was He Released?
Karl Fontenot is currently serving out a life sentence with no possibility of parole at the North Fork Correctional Center in Sayre, Oklahom, for the kidnapping and murder of Donna Denice Haraway. He is 54 years old.
County employee who died in Shaw Fire became separated as flames shifted, report concludes
In the minutes before he died last April, a Roger Mills County employee became separated from other workers as an intense, fast-moving wildfire grew and shifted around him, a new report concludes.
Report released on fatality of Oklahoma grader operator
The Wildland fire Lessons Learned Center has released a Facilitated Learning Analysis on the fatality of Jack Osben, the grader operator who was burned over while working on the Shaw Fire in Western Oklahoma April 12, 2018. The tragedy occurred during extreme conditions — extended drought, 100 degre
Boomers take on Elk City in home opener
After a pair of road games to start the season, the Boomers open the home portion of their basketball schedule tonight against Elk City. Game time is 6:30 p.m. JV games start at 4 p.m.
Standoff Prompts School Lockdown In Clinton
CLINTON, Oklahoma - A convicted felon held Clinton Police and the Oklahoma Highway Patrol at bay for three hours Wednesday, right across the street from a Clinton Elementary School.
Protest filed for school board post
Since Wednesday’s closing of the candidacy filing period for the Clinton Board of Education, there have been two developments in the races for Seat No. 3 and Seat No. 4. In short, it includes one candidacy protest and one withdrawal.
Salado Represented at National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas
Sage Kimzey of Strong City, Oklahoma, and Cooper Martin of Alma, Kansas, are on their way to the National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas by way of Salado, Texas. Sage is a four-time world champ bull rider. Cooper is ranked 7th in the world as a tie-down roper. They both live and train in Salado. Both beg
Students moved from Clinton elementary school amid standoff
CLINTON, Okla. – Authorities in Clinton were involved in a standoff with an alleged suspect on Wednesday afternoon. Shortly before 1 p.m., officers with the Clinton Police Department and members of the OHP Tactical Team were involved in a standoff with a suspect along S. 19th St. in Clinton.
Registration Open for Wildfire Suppression Training Event Scheduled for January 5th in Concho, OK
Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes, Redlands Community College, Oklahoma State University, USDA Southern Plains Climate Hub, Oklahoma Prescribed Fire Council and others to host ï¿½Fire suppression through prescribed fireï¿½ training school Jan. 5 at Concho, Okla.; event will focus on the use of prescribed
Oklahoma woman facing charges after allegedly leaving teen at rest stop
ROGERS COUNTY, Okla. – An Oklahoma woman is facing charges after police say she left a 17-year-old with autism at a rest stop in Kansas. On Nov. 29, investigators say a 17-year-old boy with autism, who can’t speak, was found at a Kansas rest stop without any identification.
Clinton firm reports thefts topping $27,000
Local resident Eric Ryan Kisinger, 30, has been charged with embezzling goods valued at more than $24,000 from a Clinton company over a three-month period and then burglarizing the business after he was fired and stealing nearly $3,000 worth of vacuum cleaners.
Teen dies in vehicle crash in western Oklahoma
WASHITA COUNTY, Okla. – A 16-year-old girl died in a vehicle crash in Washita County, officials say.
Washita Massacre of November 27, 1868: 150th Anniversary
The intent to commit genocide at Washita is hidden in plain view, unless key elements are brought together. These are: that the Cheyenne were placed on land where they would starve while promises to avert starvation were broken; that George Bent observed how Civil War soldiers did not harm white wom
History of Higher Education in Sayre Celebration
The Sayre campus of Southwestern Oklahoma State University has been involved in a 30/50/80 celebration in 2018. SWOSU Bernhardt Instructor of History Landry Brewer recently compiled a story on the history of higher education in Sayre and the 30/50/80 anniversaries. It has been 30 years since Sayre J