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Update: SPD says robbery report was false

The Stillwater Police Department has determined that a reported robbery, which prompted Stillwater Public Schools to shelter in place, was false and have taken a clerk into custody.

STWNEWSPRESS.COM - 2018-12-17 21:58:00

Oklahoma State University delays faculty pay raises

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Faculty and staff at Oklahoma State University will have to wait for performance-based pay raises after low enrollment numbers resulted in a budget shortfall.

DAILY OKLAHOMAN - 2018-12-18 17:53:30

Planned Parenthood Director Who Flipped Pro-Life After Seeing An Abortion Gets Her Own Film

Last spring, comedian John Oliver aired a 21-minute exposé about pregnancy help centers on his HBO show “Last Week Tonight.” Such centers have come under fire from national media for offering counseling, ultrasounds, job training, and other free services to needy families. These nonprofit groups enc

THE FEDERALIST - 2018-12-18 11:08:36

Search for armed robbery suspect prompts schools to shelter in place

Stillwater Police are actively searching for a man believed to have committed an armed robbery in Cimarron Plaza. The man was thought to have left east on foot after brandishing a weapon at Poolwerx.

STWNEWSPRESS.COM - 2018-12-17 21:58:00

Convicted Murderer Extradited Back To Oklahoma

PAYNE COUNTY, Oklahoma - A convicted murderer is back at the Payne County Jail after escaping custody on November 29th. Patrick Walker was caught by U.S. Marshals at a St. Louis motel five days after he slipped through jail security.

NEWS9.COM - 2018-12-18 03:01:00

OSU employees will have to wait on pay raises

STILLWATER — Oklahoma State University faculty and staff will not be getting pay raises on the first day of 2019 after all. In a message to employees obtained by The Oklahoman, Joe Weaver, OSU's senior vice president of administration and finance, said "changed financial conditions" would prevent th

DAILY OKLAHOMAN - 2018-12-17 16:50:42

TIME OUT: Years and years, so many miles

It was only a week ago, this space was writing about a long-term walker, i.e., me. Well, a fellow 1965 Stillwater High School classmate, Pat Thomas, should be shown on Wikipedia if one Googles the subject, “walking.”

STWNEWSPRESS.COM - 2018-12-16 13:00:00

The Skinny: Predicting How Recruitment of New DE Target Soni Fonua Ends

One need for OSU may be addressed Wednesday when four-star receiver Langston Anderson makes his college commitment. He’s expected to pick OSU. There are other areas of need that have not been addressed, however. Running back has only been semi-addressed — Dezmon Jackson gives OSU a veteran presence,

PISTOLSFIRINGBLOG.COM - 2018-12-18 16:59:03

Sisters Helping Sisters meeting personal needs

Difficult times can be even more difficult when you don’t have access to basic items that people tend to take for granted. When people make donations to shelters and programs that serve people in need, they often think of things like clothing or blankets.

STWNEWSPRESS.COM - 2018-12-16 13:00:00

Two arrested after motel owner allegedly shot burglar in the back

APACHE Okla. - Two people were arrested after a motel owner allegedly shot a man in the back for breaking into a car. Investigators say the owner, 50-year-old Donald Coyle, went out of his business to confront 23-year-old Amon Killsfirst early Saturday morning.

KFOR - 2018-12-18 00:33:55

Stillwater Community Center to showcase Oklahoma crops

There are signs of new life at the Stillwater Community Center, thanks to a volunteer organization formed in 2017 to ensure the center remains open to the community and operates affordably and sustainably.

STWNEWSPRESS.COM - 2018-12-15 19:35:15

LETTERS: A lot of thank-yous to go around

Thanks to OSU Sig’Eps and Thetas, OSU and Stillwater community volunteers in their efforts to honor agriculture’s major contribution to the Oklahoma economy and civilization through the millennium.

STWNEWSPRESS.COM - 2018-12-16 12:00:00

Planned pay raises delayed for Oklahoma State University faculty and staff

STILLWATER — Oklahoma State University faculty and staff will not be getting pay raises on the first day of 2019 after all. In a message to employees obtained by The Oklahoman, Joe Weaver, OSU's senior vice president of administration and finance, said "changed financial conditions" would prevent th

TULSA WORLD - 2018-12-17 18:34:00

Inmate death is sixth of the year at Oklahoma County jail

An investigation is underway into another inmate death at the Oklahoma County jail, a sheriff's spokesman reported. Sindi Lucille Spray, 24, was found unresponsive at the jail about 5 p.m. Sunday. Medical staff members at the jail tried to revive her, but she was pronounced dead at 5:30 p.m., the sh

DAILY OKLAHOMAN - 2018-12-17 18:47:54

LaRon Stokes Commits to Oklahoma

Oklahoma State lost out on a defensive end that they could have used as LaRon Stokes pledged to sign with Oklahoma on Sunday night. I really believe as I saw it up close from the Oklahoma State side that Mike Gundy, defensive line coach Greg Richmond, and the recruiting staff including coordinator o

247SPORTS - 2018-12-16 14:16:44

Oklahoma’s Lincoln Riley Has A Message For Baker Mayfield

Oklahoma head coach Lincoln Riley had a message for Baker Mayfield following the Cleveland Browns’ big win on Saturday night. The Browns, who remain in NFL Playoffs contention, took down the Denver Broncos on the road to improve to 6-7-1 on the season.

THESPUN.COM - 2018-12-16 10:22:11

Salvation Army makes Christmas brighter for area families

The Stillwater Salvation Army celebrated a successful Angel Tree drive Saturday with the think its staff and volunteers really look forward to: Giving people their packages. “This just makes me so happy,” Case manager Paulette Mai said a she looked over the toys and gifts stacked on tables in the ch

STWNEWSPRESS.COM - 2018-12-15 21:33:28

Former teacher recalls memories of man found dead in Pawnee County

CLEVELAND, Okla. (KTUL) — It's still a mystery how Thomas Tisher ended up dead less than a week after his family reported him missing out of Cleveland. Tisher's body was found by ODOT crews along highway 412 yesterday near the Bears Glen exit in Pawnee County. OSBI officers say Tisher was last seen

KTUL - 2018-12-15 18:10:54

Mike Gundy discusses promise to send Purdue super fan Tyler Trent an Oklahoma State care package

STILLWATER — Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy found himself gathered around college football’s best last week while at the College Football Award in Atlanta. But it’s possible no one he met impressed him more than Tyler Trent.

DAILY OKLAHOMAN - 2018-12-15 00:40:00

Oklahoma State recognizes graduates at commencement ceremonies

Roughly 1,800 Oklahoma State University students celebrated earning their degrees at the fall 2018 commencement ceremony in Stillwater. Friday night’s graduate commencement was followed by two undergraduate ceremonies Saturday at Gallagher-Iba Arena.

OKSTATE.EDU - 2018-12-15 07:00:00