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Man arrested after fatal ATV accident in Okmulgee County

OKMULGEE COUNTY, Okla. — OHP officials said a man was arrested after a fatal ATV accident Sunday in Okmulgee County. Officials said Justin Stephens was arrested for DUI and manslaughter.


Oklahoma drone bill needs careful review

The use of drones has raised reasonable concerns about their potential use in illegal activity. But legislative efforts to address these concerns often prove impractical. A Senate bill allowing people to be fined if they fly a drone over privately owned agricultural property may be the latest exampl


Henryetta man killed in UTV crash

A Henryetta man was killed, and another Henryetta man was injured in a McIntosh County collision, according to an Oklahoma Highway Patrol report. Christopher Gilbert, 26, was taken by personal vehicle to Hillcrest Hospital Henryetta where he was pronounced deceased. Justin Stephens, 23, was treated


Russian court orders U.S. investor, Oklahoma native, held for 2 months

MOSCOW — A Moscow court has ordered a U.S. investment fund manager, an Oklahoma native, to be jailed for two months while facing fraud charges. Michael Calvey, founder and senior partner at Baring Vostok equity firm, was detained Friday morning along with two other fund managers.


World champ? TV viewers learn Monday if Oklahoma teen is winner of 'America's Got Talent: The Champions'

Howie Mandel’s body language said plenty. During Darci Lynne Farmer’s most recent “America’s Got Talent” performance, Mandel (he’s one of the judges on the show) put both hands on his head in a manner that suggested he was astonished by what he was seeing and hearing.


The Oklahoma! open line. Marijuana is near yet so far.

Here's the open line and a question: Have you been to Oklahoma yet with your now-activated Arkansas medical marijuana card? If not, be warned there are complications. Yes, we have no medical cannabis for sale in Arkansas yet.


For Okmulgee Co. Tourney, It’s ‘Dome, Sweet Dome’

OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — The Muscogee (Creek) Nation Mvskoke Dome is not slowing down anytime soon. With the recent upgrades that have been made MCN Tourism & Recreation is hard at work with all the extra activities added to the schedule.


Oklahoma hospital employees don't get paychecks again

There’s trouble at several rural Oklahoma hospitals. Employees say they aren't being paid and some have learned their insurance premiums are not up to date. “The people that work there, we`re going to take care of our patients until the end,” Robin Rains said. “I mean, however it ends up going.”


Tax refunds can help Oklahoma's wildlife

Oklahomans receiving a refund in tax year 2018 can contribute all or a part of their refund to the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation's Wildlife Diversity Fund by using Oklahoma Resident Income Tax Return Schedule 511-H.


Oklahoma Highway Patrol Captain Accused Of Attempted Blackmail

Oklahoma City, OK - An Oklahoma Highway Patrol Captain is accused of attempting to blackmail the state's Department of Public Safety Commissioner. Troy German was trying to gain a promotion or appointment to a state office. Court documents show he threatened to release evidence of OHP misconduct if


Oklahoma’s most admired CEO speaking at RSU

The BM Chapter of P.E.O. in conjunction with Rogers State University’s Carl G. and Gladys L. Herrington Distinguished Lecture Series will feature Oklahoma’s Most Admired CEO of 2013, Dr. Terry Neese. Her presentation will be held Thursday, April 4at 10:30 a.m. in the Dr. Carolyn Taylor Center Ballro


OSSAA playoff basketball headed to Mvskoke Dome

OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — The Okmulgee County Tournament wrapped up its debut at the Muscogee (Creek) Nation Mvskoke Dome in January. The buzz around the tournament’s wrap-up was the venue’s ability to host the contest.


Oklahoma County Commissioner comments on brother’s arrest in Russia

OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma County District 3 Commissioner, Kevin Calvey addressed his brother, Michael’s Friday detainment in Russia today on Facebook. Michael Calvey, a US citizen and one of Russia’s most prominent foreign investors, has been detained in Moscow in connection with a large-scale fraud


Law enforcement on campus at Eufaula schools after 'concerning message' left on voicemail

EUFAULA, Okla. — Law enforcement officers are on campus at Eufaula schools on Friday after a "concerning message" was left on a school voicemail on Thursday night. Eufaula police say they are taking precautionary measures to ensure the safety of students and staff.


Sounding of the court docket includes kidnapping, assault cases

The sounding of the March Jury Trial Docket is scheduled for 9 a.m. Feb. 22 at the Pittsburg County Courthouse. A sounding is a court proceeding where a judge assigns trial dates, takes pleas, or schedules a case for a later trial docket. A negotiated plea agreement will not be accepted after the so


Police investing school threat at Eufaula Public Schools

EUFAULA, Okla. (KTUL) — Eufaula police say they're investigating a school threat at Eufaula Public Schools on Friday. Officers say a concerning message was left on the district's voicemail Thursday night.


Mvskoke Elder takes talent to stage

Wotko Long, a bearer of Mvskoke culture shares his talent in new stage play. Okmulgee, Oklahoma—Mvskoke cultural practitioner and actor, Wotko Long made quite a debut in 2015 in Mvskoke filmmaker Sterling Harjo’s film, “Mekko”.


Employees facing theft charges appear on summons

OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — Four former and current MCN employees, former Public Relations Director Neely Tsoodle and Sherman Hicks, Ernest McPerryman, and Oscar Hicks of Arbor Services entered not guilty pleas for charges of theft of the nations funds, program income or other federal funds on Jan 28.


OSU basketball: Oklahoma State must learn to play through mistakes as it heads to Texas with 4-game losing streak

STILLWATER — An opponent goes on a run. A player makes a costly turnover, misses an assignment or fails to box out for a rebound. And Mike Boynton looks down his bench and … can’t make a substitution.


New Checotah water intake system a step closer

CHECOTAH — Rick Cox knew it was time to replace the raw water intake system. That’s why the utility director for the city of Checotah is excited about the city council approving a $1.6 million bid this past week to build a new system. The current system had taken its share of abuse over the years fr