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Pryor Creek Comic Convention on tap

PRYOR - The first Pryor Creek Comic Convention drew an estimated 1,000 attendees to Pryor in 2017. Because it was a success, the convention is returning. The 2018 Pryor Creek Comic Convention is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 20, at 6 N. Adair St. Admission is $5 and proceeds will go

TAHLEQUAH DAILY PRESS - 2017-12-15 08:55:00

Controlled fire now uncontrolled near Limestone in Rogers County

ROGERS COUNTY--Limestone firefighters are battling a fire near 209th E Ave near Claremore. The controlled fire, now uncontrolled is in an area with rough terrain with cliffs. The fire is in the Verdigris River bottom. Well keep you updated as more develops with this story. ROGERS COUNTY--Limestone

KJRH.COM - 2017-12-16 22:37:30

Share the Spirit Off to a Slow Start

Share the Spirit Foundation depends on donations to reach their annual fundraising goal. The funds help feed local families in need during the holidays. "We really need the community's support. There are so many families who depend on the Share the Spirit Foundation for a warm meal on Christmas," sa


Car Crashes Into Chouteau's Amish Cheese House

Chouteau's Amish Cheese House is going to have some rebuilding to do after a car slammed into the business on Wednesday. Authorities say a driver accidentally hit the gas instead of the brake and crashed through the front of the deli side of the store located on Highway 69. They say no one was injur


Disabled veteran granted wish to see Garden of Lights

A disabled Vietnam veteran's wish to see the Garden of Lights has come true. Roger Edwards, a 67-year-old resident at The Springs nursing and senior care center, recently toured the lights at Honor Heights Park. Edwards' sister, Lahoma Salyers of Locust Grove, said she accompanied him on the trip.


Claremore teams earn top marks in robotics tournament

Zebras were in the zone Saturday. This Saturday Will Rogers Junior High played host to the VEX Robotics "In The Zone" Tournament. The full day of competition featured 14 schools that brought a total of 50 teams - each with two to six members. Claremore Technology Engineering teacher David Isenbart s


Sheriff's Beat 12-15-17: Two arrested for possession of meth

While performing a traffic stop on Dec. 12, Cherokee County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested two suspects after discovering methamphetamine in their possession. Deputies Bradley Baker and Anthony Bowling arrested Betty Ramirez, 30, Westville, and Jeffery Levi Vaughn, 28, Wagoner, after the officer

TAHLEQUAH DAILY PRESS - 2017-12-15 08:45:00

AARP Tax-Aide to help with tax preparation

Community members who can spare one day per week to assist seniors and low-income citizens prepare their tax returns are needed. AARP Tax-Aide will prepare tax returns for free at the Tahlequah Public Library on Wednesdays from Feb. 7 to April 11. For unpaid volunteers, tax training and materials wi

TAHLEQUAH DAILY PRESS - 2017-12-16 08:45:00

Hearing for budget change set for Dec. 28

Parsons city commissioners have set a public hearing date for an amendment that would add nearly $2 million to the 2017 budget, although most of the money won't be spent until next year. During a Thursday work session the commissioners agreed to have the hearing at 4:30 p.m. Dec. 28 during another r

PARSONS SUN - 2017-12-16 08:40:00

Local scam effort seeks to get bond money from caller

A citizen reported that an individual identifying as a relative of the citizen called to solicit money by explaining he or she was sick and while en route to get medicine were stopped and arrested for DUI and drug-related offenses. The citizen asked the caller if he or she had contacted other relati

PARSONS SUN - 2017-12-16 08:39:00

Cottey College Announces $500,000 Gift - courtesy of Cottey Coll - KOAM TV 7

The annual faculty and staff holiday luncheon at Cottey College kicked off with a surprise announcement by Cottey College President Dr. Jann Weitzel that brought everyone to their feet. "I am pleased to announce a $500,000 gift to the College from Mrs. Sophia Zetmeir of Parsons, Kansas, for the reno

KOAMTV - 2017-12-16 00:06:00

U.S. 59 reopens between U.S. 400 and K-47

The Kansas Department of Transportation has reopened U.S. 59 from the U.S. 59/U.S. 400 junction at Parsons north to the south U.S. 59/K-47 junction, following a crash on this section Thursday morning. PopularCommentedFacebook Activity


Bath is finishing his third and final term as mayor of Altamont

ALTAMONT - Herb Bath will step down as mayor of Altamont in early January after serving in the position more than a dozen years. Bath ran for office after retiring as owner and operator of Bath Funeral Home in Altamont and Chetopa. Bath, 75, began working in the funeral home business in 1964. His fa


Building donation on slate for LCC trustees

The Labette Community College Board of Trustees will discuss the city of Parsons donating a spec building for use in a proposed industrial painting and welding program. The city commissioners met with Linseh Johnson, LCC's director of workforce education, career training and personal enrichment, dur


Parsons Boys Upset #7 Pittsburg

In an SEK matchup against #7 Pittsburg, the Vikings overcame a 20 point deficit to hand the Dragons their first loss of the season 69-66. Dariq Williams and Ezekiel Lyons tied for the team lead with 18 points. Daquan Johnson added 13 and Joel Schibi had 10. In an SEK matchup against #7 Pittsburg, th

KOAMTV - 2017-12-16 08:23:00

Parsons police seize 7 suspicious packages

Parsons police are investigating seven suspicious packages dropped off at Ace Hardware, 200 N. 18th, Wednesday for shipping via UPS. Ace is an authorized service provider for UPS. Police were called at 1:54 p.m. Wednesday. Police Chief Jason Sharp said police detectives arrived and started an invest


Huntington man arrested for cocaine

BY MICHAEL HUPP Managing Editor KENOVA The Wayne County Sheriff's Department Drug Enforcement Unit and road patrol deputies intercepted a suspect trafficking Cocaine from Huntington to the Crum/Kermit area Tuesday. The two-month investigation by the DEU came to an end with the arrest of Ricky Stumbo

HERALD-DISPATCH - 2017-12-16 05:01:01

Huntington homicide sent to grand jury

HUNTINGTON - A Huntington homicide case will be presented to a grand jury for possible indictment after police testimony Friday said that an ID found within a change purse, and several witnesses, implicated a man in the shooting death of 37-year-old Carlos Ray Ferguson in November. Jonathon Michael

HERALD-DISPATCH - 2017-12-16 05:01:00

Prayer for peace, vigil held for Huntington homicide crisis

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- An intense week of gun violence in Huntington is leading to a call for higher help. There have been five shootings this week; three of them have been fatal. It brings the number of homicide investigations up to 21 this year. It prompted a prayer vigil and a march through

WSAZ - 2017-12-16 03:19:00

Police blotter: HPD reports list automobile theft

HUNTINGTON - The following information was provided by reports from the Huntington Police Department: The Huntington Police Department listed 17 new incident reports in the 24-hour period ending at 3 p.m. Friday, according to a printout released by the department. However, the individual police repo

HERALD-DISPATCH - 2017-12-16 05:01:00