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OU baseball: Jason Ruffcorn comes along at the right time for Oklahoma

Jason Ruffcorn prepared for Oklahoma’s baseball season opener as he normally would. But he wasn’t guaranteed to throw a single pitch. Just hours before the game began, he was sitting in class when good news reached his cell phone.


Oklahoma woman convicted after allegedly confessing to sexual abuse of a child

PONTOTOC COUNTY, Okla. – An Oklahoma woman has been convicted of sexually abusing a boy in 2017. In March of 2018, authorities arrested Jake Few and Twila Few after investigators looked into remarks made by Twila Few after a domestic disturbance in Cleveland County.


MEN'S BASKETBALL: Eastern snaps three game skid

Eastern Oklahoma State College still doesn't know what a home loss looks like this season. The Mountaineers (19-7, 7-7) are now 15-0 on their home court following Monday's 78-67 win against NJCAA Division 1 Region 2 rival Seminole State College. Eastern outscored Seminole by 18 points in the latter


Oklahoma committee advances bill to strip licenses of doctors who perform abortions

A bill that would strip the medical licenses of doctors who perform abortions passed out of a House committee Tuesday. House Bill 1182 would direct the Oklahoma Medical Board and the Oklahoma State Board of Osteopathic Examiners to revoke the licenses of doctors who perform abortions except in cases


Black History Month: 13 historic all-black towns remain in Oklahoma

The all-black towns of Oklahoma represent a unique chapter in American history, according to the Oklahoma Historical Society website. Nowhere else, neither in the Deep South nor in the Far West, did so many African-American men and women come together to create, occupy and govern their own communiti


Seminole Chamber Honors SSC Personnel

Two Seminole State College employees were recognized for their hard work and dedication during the monthly Seminole Chamber of Commerce Forum on Feb. 14. Assistant Professor of Nursing Laurel Gamble was honored as “Faculty Member of the Month” and Admissions Clerk and VA School Certifying Official A


5 counts: Shawnee car theft, pursuit suspect charged

A suspect arrested after allegedly taking a running vehicle from a Shawnee residence and then leading police on a high-speed pursuit up U.S. 177 to the Perkins area has been officially charged, court records show.


'Learn to play and play to learn'' -Seminole museum maintains popularity after 26 years

By Elisabeth Slay | (405) 214-3926| eslay@news-star.com | Twitter: @ElisabethSlay She stared at the spiral conveyor belt as it transported the colorful balls up to the starting point. Her hand gripped the rope with excitement. Slowly she pulled the rope and one by one each ball went a different dire


U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma 02.19.19

BUNDY, Duane Allyn, 40, of McAlester. Possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine; possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime. CUMINS, Shara Tyesha aka HOLSTICK, Shara Tyesha, 29, of Opelika, Alabama. Possession with intent to distribute marijuana.


The price of marijuana in Oklahoma

TULSA, Okla. (KTUL) — "You push your flower to the front, you’re ready to light it and consume," said Isaac Caviness. For many, Caviness became the face of the medical marijuana campaign through Green the Vote, and now, he's about to have the grand opening of his medical marijuana dispensary within


Oklahoma teens accused of rape accept lesser charge

TULSA, Okla. – Four former Oklahoma high school players accused of raping a teammate with a pool cue have been ordered to pay $300 in restitution, plus fines and court costs.


Rural Oklahoma Community Still Divided Over Charter School

Two years ago, the Oklahoma State Board of Education for the first time exercised its authority to approve a rural charter school. The decision was contentious. A local school board had already denied the charter’s application twice, saying it was incomplete and there wasn’t enough support for the s


Oklahoma ranked 12th 'most sinful' state in United States, study says

Oklahoma has been ranked as the 12th "most sinful" state in the United States, according to a study from WalletHub . The report ranked states based on their anger, jealousy, excesses and vices, greed, lust, vanity and laziness.


Ada boys wallop Class 4A No. 15 Seminole

SEMINOLE — The Ada High boys basketball team quickly turned what had been billed as a great matchup into a mismatch. The Cougars raced out to an 18-4 lead and stuffed host Seminole 57-27 on the road Saturday night.


Photos: Winter Weather in Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA- A new winter storm sweeps across Oklahoma brining, snow, ice, sleet, and cold temperatures. Upload your pictures or videos through the 4WarnMe app.


OHP: Oklahoma Man Texting During Fatal Car Wreck

OKFUSKEE COUNTY, Oklahoma - A 45-year-old man is dead after Oklahoma Highway Patrol said he ran off the road while texting around 7:35 a.m. Monday, February 18. Troopers said the fatality crash happened two miles north of Okemah on Lake Road in Okfuskee County.


Oklahoma pastors welcome Southern Baptist president's 'call to action'

A set of proposed reforms designed to combat sexual abuse in the Southern Baptist Convention was affirmed Tuesday by several Oklahoma Baptist preachers. "I think it's long overdue. As I've said in times past, I believe in accountability at every level," the Rev. Blake Gideon, senior pastor of First


5 to find: Moments in KISS history as band comes to Oklahoma on farewell tour

Here’s a promo blurb from endoftheroadtour.com: “While KISS have a habit of launching a farewell tour every half decade or so, they swear that their End of the Road trek really is their last one ever.”


Growing Oklahoma: Cutting and Pruning Grass

Joshua Campbell, Extension educator with the Urban Agriculture and Natural Resources at OSU Cooperative Extension is giving us a few tips on how to cut back and divide ornamental grasses and prune shrubs.


Oklahoma SNAP customers to receive food benefits March 1

OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma Department of Human Services will release all March SNAP food benefits on March 1. All eligible customers will automatically receive their benefits on March 1.