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Wildfire Threatens Homes In NE Okmulgee County

A wildfire is burning in northeast Okmulgee County about 8 miles south of Bixby. The fire is 12 miles west of Haskell, according to WARN Team Meteorologist Lacey Swope. The fire is threatening a few homes and has destroyed baled hay. Three fire departments - Haskell, Twin Hills and Leonard - are on

NEWS ON 6 - 2017-11-20 23:55:00

Homeowner Speaks Out After Okmulgee County Wildfire

A large grass fire in Okmulgee County is now under control. Homeowner Maggie Hackler was in Tulsa Hills when she learned about the grass fire, right near her house in Okmulgee County. She immediately raced there when her neighbor called to warn her. "He said, 'You better get home cause the winds are

NEWS ON 6 - 2017-11-21 08:11:00

Large grass fire burning in northern Okmulgee County

Okmulgee County grass fire (KTUL) OKMULGEE, Okla. (KTUL) -- Multiple fire crews are monitoring a grass fire in northern Okmulgee County. According to the emergency management office, the fire is burning about five miles southeast of Liberty and strong winds are moving it northeast. Fire departments

KTUL - 2017-11-20 15:21:40

OSBI, McIntosh County Sheriff's Office respond to reports of 2 bodies near Henryetta

Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation agents were called to a location near Henryetta after reports that two bodies were found, according to an OSBI spokeswoman. The agency was called by the McIntosh County Sheriff's Office, according to the spokeswoman, Jessica Brown. Support journalism that makes

TULSA WORLD - 2017-11-21 22:34:00

TPWA unanimously passes expenditure items

In a meeting lasting less than an hour, trustees of the Tahlequah Public Works Authority approved a handful of spending measures, all with unanimous votes. Two agenda items dealt with the construction of the new TPWA building on the northwest corner of West Choctaw Street and South Morris Avenue. A


Man Gets Life In Prison For 2016 Murder During BA Carjacking Spree

A Tulsa man will spend the rest of his life behind bars in connection to the murder of a man during a series of carjackings in Broken Arrow. A jury convicted Emmitt Sam of first-degree murder in the death of Johnathan Stephens. Prosecutors say Sam shot and killed Stephens in June of 2016. A judge se

NEWS ON 6 - 2017-11-22 04:17:00

Shannon Kepler gets 15-year sentence in 2014 fatal shooting of his daughter's boyfriend

Former Tulsa Police Officer Shannon Kepler was sentenced to 15 years in prison after a jury convicted him last month of first-degree manslaughter in the 2014 fatal shooting of his daughter's boyfriend. Kepler had been tried four times on a first-degree murder charge in the death of 19-year-old Jerem

TULSA WORLD - 2017-11-20 14:26:00

Nigeria police say at least 20 killed in mosque bombing

Updated: Nov 21, 2017 - 3:04 AMMAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) - Police in northeastern Nigeria say at least 20 people are feared dead after a suicide bombing at a mosque. The teenage bomber detonated early Tuesday in Adamawa state as people were arriving for morning prayers. Police spokesman Othman Abubak

KOKI FOX 23 - 2017-11-21 09:04:53

Man charged with murder in shooting

An Ash Flat man has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of a Sharp County man. Henry Boyce, Third Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney, announced the charges Monday against Freddie Howard Johnston. According to investigators, 34-year-old Johnston went to a home on Agnos Road on Nov.

KAIT 8 - 2017-11-20 21:26:59

Fishing is good on flats in mid-lake area

Stripers on Norfork Lake continue to feed during the day on flats in the 30-foot range. There are large schools of shad roaming the flats, and the stripers are cruising within the shad. I pre-fished Friday on the flat past Fout's Marina and found large schools of stripers and hybrids. What I found w

BAXTER BULLETIN - 2017-11-20 19:46:02

Food Safety for the Thanksgiving Holiday

Little Rock, Ark. - As Thanksgiving quickly approaches, cooking the traditional turkey dinner may give rise to anxieties and questions. A few simple steps will not only ease your holiday fears, but will ensure a delicious and safe meal for you, your family, and your friends. The following informatio

FAIRFIELDBAYNEWS.COM - 2017-11-21 08:00:00


HEBER SPRINGS, Ark. - The Corps of Engineers will close both lanes of Highway 25 across Greers Ferry Dam from 8:30 a.m. until 7 p.m. Nov. 21 and 22, weather permitting, to move work platforms needed to refurbish the tainter gates. Alternative route will be Highways 16 and 92 around the west side of

FAIRFIELDBAYNEWS.COM - 2017-11-20 08:00:00

Clinton Chamber of Commerce Event Calendar

November 21st 6:00 P.M. Clinton Advertising and Promotion Meeting: The Clinton A&P Commission meets every 3rd Tuesday of the month at 6:00 P.M. at the Clinton Municipal Airport on Hwy 16 East. The meetings are open to the public and everyone is welcome to attend. November 22nd 7:30 A.M. - 9:30 A.M.

FAIRFIELDBAYNEWS.COM - 2017-11-20 08:00:00

Collins competent to proceed to trial

SHARP COUNTY - A woman has been found competent to proceed to trial, according to recent findings in her fitness to proceed and criminal responsibility examinations. Jennifer Lea Collins, age 55, was charged with murder second degree, after the death of an elderly woman in her care in May. She had


Genealogy & Local History Fair a big success

On behalf of the St. Lawrence County Historical Association, I would like to thank everyone who helped to make our Genealogy & Local History Fair on Oct. 21 a success: Presenters and exhibitors Tom LaClair (Jefferson County Genealogical Society), Bill Hull, Joanne Swift (Potsdam LDS Library), Chuck

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2017-11-21 13:15:00

8th Annual North Country Chirstmas comes to Ticonderoga

COLCHESTER, Vt. - Ring in the season with a week-long celebration in Ticonderoga, New York. The 8th Annual Ticonderoga Area North Country Christmas Celebration lights of the town Nov. 24 through Dec. 3. The event brings festive fun for the whole family, kicking off with events such as Black Friday,

MYCHAMPLAINVALLEY.COM - 2017-11-20 14:46:22

Two charged with alleged housing assistance fraud

GLENS FALLS - Two residents of Stichman Towers were charged with felonies recently for failing to disclose all of their income when receiving federal rental housing assistance, police said. The two are married but live in separate apartments in the Jay Street senior citizen high-rise, according to t

POST-STAR - 2017-11-20 21:06:00

Doris "Dodie" Boardman Farnsworth

COLCHESTER/ST. ALBANS - Doris P. Boardman Farnsworth, a longtime resident of both communities passed away peacefully on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. She was 94 years old. Doris was born March 14, 1923, in Cambridge, Vt., to Myron Church Potter and Blanche Alberta (Coburn) Potter. She grew up in East Ber

ST. ALBANS MESSENGER - 2017-11-21 08:00:00

Woman faces heroin, cocaine counts

SALISBURY - Police said they found that a local woman had heroin and cocaine during a traffic stop. Amanda Rubin, 32, of Salisbury, was stopped on Three Mile Bridge Road in Salisbury around 8 p.m. Thursday for a motor vehicle violation. Vermont State Police troopers said they found heroin and cocain

RUTLAND HERALD - 2017-11-21 00:15:00

Questions aired on University Games

More than 60 people gather Monday afternoon in the Conference Center at Lake Placid to gain knowledge and ask questions the Adirondack North Country Global Sports Committee's bid to the International University Sports Federation to host the 2023 Winter World University Games. (Enterprise photo - Gri