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Perkins police hoping to identify woman possibly connected to prescription scam

PERKINS, Okla. - Authorities in Perkins are asking for the public's help identifying a woman who attempted to fill a bogus prescription. On Saturday, Perkins police say two women walked into Perkins Drug and tried to get a bogus prescription for Oxycodone filled. Ultimately, police arrested 33-year-

KFOR - 2018-03-19 12:17:21

3.0-magnitude earthquake rattles parts of central Oklahoma

LANGSTON, Okla. (AP) - A 3.0-magnitude earthquake has shaken parts of central Oklahoma. The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake was recorded at 1:50 p.m. Sunday about 9 miles (15 kilometers) north-northwest of Langston, which is about 43 miles (69 kilometers) north-northwest of Oklahoma City. The

KSWO.COM - 2018-03-18 19:48:00

Crews responding to injury wreck near Highway 51 and Fairgrounds Road

Emergency crews are responding to a crash with injury near the intersection of State Highway 51 and Fairgrounds road in east Stillwater. The eastbound lane of Highway 51 may be blocked at this time. The number of those injured or the extent of the injuries is unknown.

STWNEWSPRESS.COM - 2018-03-17 22:03:00

Man dies after being intentionally run over by driver, police say

A Luther man died early Saturday morning after a driver intentionally ran over him in a parking lot, police said. Early Saturday morning, police were called to a reported crash involving a pedestrian at 2001 S Meridian Ave. When they arrived, they learned that the pedestrian, Horacio Hernandez, 31,

DAILY OKLAHOMAN - 2018-03-19 14:10:00

Stillwater Police Department pulls man from Boomer Lake

A Stillwater man had to be rescued from Boomer Lake around 8:30 p.m. Friday after jumping in the water by the fishing dock on the west side of the lake. The Stillwater Police Department, Fire Department and Lifenet EMS responded to the incident. Officer Chris Howell, who serves as Stillwater's one-m


LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Supporting Joyce for Stillwater mayor

To the editor: In the mayoral election, one candidate clearly supports the efforts of our citizens to use Blocks 34 and 35 for the enhancement of the quality of life in Stillwater. That candidate is Will Joyce. In the last two years, the citizens of Stillwater have rallied to save Blocks 34 and 35 f

STWNEWSPRESS.COM - 2018-03-18 11:00:00

Sand Springs Osage Casino became staging area for firefighters on Friday

Seasonable temps arrive for Spring Break plans Residents near 36th adn Harvard say they found Sofie dead over the weekend in an area known for its barred owl population. Street signs warn drivers to slow down to protect the birds in the area. While an avian veterinarian performs a necropsy to figure

KOKI FOX 23 - 2018-03-19 16:29:46

Busy Stillwater intersection to close Sunday for leaking valves

If you've driven through the intersection of Duck Street and Hall of Fame Avenue recently, you may have noticed a few wet spots on the road. They shouldn't be there much longer - in a media release Friday, the city of Stillwater announced it will close the intersection at about 2 p.m. Sunday for re


Stillwater author releases book of grandfatherly wisdom

Thirty years of scribbling down suggestions, approaches to life and words of wisdom have culminated in a roughly 100-page book aimed at offering "grandfatherly wisdom," to its readers. Radha Krishna Rao Yarlagadda, who taught 40 years in the Oklahoma State University School of Electrical and Compute

STWNEWSPRESS.COM - 2018-03-18 12:00:00

Land Run 100 means many things to many people

Jeffrey and Jackie Brandhorst responded with humility after crossing the finish line. The couple from Kansas City (just moved from Springfield, Missouri) took first place in the Tandem 50 Mile race at the 2018 Land Run 100 with a 4-hour-30-minute time. "Yeah, the 50," they said, as if the honor was

STWNEWSPRESS.COM - 2018-03-18 01:22:00

CROSS TIMBERS OUTDOOR REPORT: Spawning by the numbers

Spring spawning is done by the numbers. As water temperatures rise, new species will be triggered when their number comes up. Rivers and lakes can rise and fall, full moons can come and pass, but when the sun warms the water to the perfect temperature, local species react. What happens next can be a


Majority of local high schools likely to play during possible teacher walkout

[THINKSTOCK PHOTO] The Oklahoman polled athletic directors within the Oklahoma City metro area last week about the possible teacher walkout and the effects on high school sports. The Oklahoman also spoke with each district athletic director of school systems made up of multiple high schools within

DAILY OKLAHOMAN - 2018-03-18 05:00:21

OUR VIEW: Gundy willing to step up

Mike Gundy had a different agenda. While most people attending the Stillwater Public Schools Board of Education meeting were there last week to find out whether the board would support teachers in a potential walkout, the Oklahoma State football head coach wanted to know if the board had a plan in p

STWNEWSPRESS.COM - 2018-03-18 11:00:00

OSU football coach Mike Gundy says he'd help foot the bill to make Stillwater schools safer

Oklahoma State University football coach Mike Gundy told the Stillwater Public Schools Board of Education that he would financially support it through the rest of the year to help get a plan in place to make the schools safer. Gundy, who has two children in the school system, addressed the board at


Video shows Stillwater bond agent fatally shoot client

STILLWATER, Okla. - Officials have released video that shows an Oklahoma bond agent fatally shoot a man she was trying to take into custody. In August, 41-year-old Chasity Carey, of Signature Bail Bonds in Stillwater, called 911 saying she had just shot a man, identified as 38-year-old Brandon James


GUEST COLUMN: The arts in Stillwater: Alive and well

A recent week in Stillwater generated fun and surprises, thoughts and inspiration. Two "senior nights" for OSU basketball were successful, and seeing student athletes grow and perform over several years is always gratifying. But this time, for me the busy week was all "about" the arts and the many o


Man charged in lewd acts accusation

A 61-year-old man has been charged with lewd acts with a child after the Payne County Sheriff's Office investigated accusations from an 11-year-old. Because of the child's age, William Don Moore faces a minimum 25-year prison sentence if convicted of the felony. The child's mother contacted PCSO on