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Stilwell teen sentenced for stolen firearm

A Stilwell teenager was sentenced in federal court to 34 months imprisonment for possession of a stolen firearm. The indictment alleged that on or about Feb. 3, 2018, Stoney Ray Mendenhall, 19, knowingly possessed, received and concealed a stolen firearm which had been shipped and transported in int


Police Beat 2-22-19: Man jailed for urinating on building

A local man was arrested on Feb. 19 by Tahlequah Police Department officers after they discovered he urinated on a building. Lt. Dexter Scott reported that he was getting gas at Love's Country Store when he was approached by someone who said John C. Barsh Jr., 46, Tahlequah, was urinating on the sid


Stilwell student on U of A honor roll.

LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Hadley Hume of Stilwell has been named to the Dean's List for the fall 2018 semester at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. UA Little Rock recognized more than 900 students with superior academic performances at the end of the semester.


Life In Prison Didn't Stop Oklahoma Inmate From Running Meth Ring, Prosecutors Say

A man serving life in prison for the murder of Pawnee County Sheriff Dwight Woodrell has been indicted in federal court this week for racketeering. Federal prosecutors say far from going to prison to learn his lesson, James Taylor became a powerful member of the Universal Aryan Brotherhood gang and


Oklahoma Aryan Brotherhood Prison Gang Leaves Behind Carnage, Sheriff Says

TULSA, Oklahoma - Prosecutors say an Oklahoma prison gang ran a drug trafficking organization and ordered violent crimes from inside prison walls. An indictment says the Universal Aryan Brotherhood was involved in numerous violent crimes, including nine murders, kidnappings and assaults, spanning ov


Morton on OCU president's honor roll

OKLAHOMA CITY - Oklahoma City University has announced that Katelyn Morton of Stilwell has been named to the President's Honor Roll for the Fall 2018 semester. Students must complete a minimum of 12 credit hours during a semester and maintain a GPA of 3.9 or higher to meet the President's Honor Roll


Officials Working To Keep Deer Disease Out Of Oklahoma

Oklahoma officials are working to keep a disease affecting deer out of Oklahoma. Nicknamed, “zombie deer disease,” Chronic Wasting Disease has showed up in deer and elk in every state bordering Oklahoma.


More than 100 cattle stolen in northeast Oklahoma

PRYOR, Ok. - The Mayes County Sheriff's Office says 107 cattle were stolen from a pasture east of Pryor, OK. The Sheriff received the larceny report on Thursday, February 21st.


Sister fights for justice after Britney Tiger’s body found in remote Oklahoma reserve

Britney Tiger “had a heart of gold,” according to her sister Jessica Tyson. Jessica told Dateline that, as a mother, sister, daughter, aunt and friend, Britney always wore a smile and forever lent a helping hand.


Reba McEntire Drops 'No U in Oklahoma' From Upcoming 'Stronger Than the Truth' Record

Surprise! Reba McEntire just dropped a new song, "No U in Oklahoma," from her upcoming Stronger Than the Truth record. McEntire co-wrote the song with Ronnie Dunn and Donna McSpadden.


Lady Indians pop Westville; Indians hold on

After the first quarter ended with just an 8-2 lead, it looked like the Sequoyah Lady Indians might be in for a fight against the Westville Yellow Jackets. However, that quickly changed in the second quarter, as the Lady Indians outscored the Yellow Jackets 20-4 in the second quarter. The team kept


Prosecutors question witnesses in Oklahoma bomb plot case

OKLAHOMA CITY – Federal prosecutors have questioned four FBI agents and an informant as they continue to present evidence in the trial of a man accused of planning to detonate a bomb outside an Oklahoma City bank.


Bill would make turnpikes free for disabled Oklahoma veterans

OKLAHOMA CITY — Tens of thousands of disabled Oklahoma veterans soon may be able to drive for free on the state’s turnpikes under a proposal working its way through the Legislature.


Oklahoma School Leaders Concerned About 5-Day School Week Bill

This week, the Senate Education Committee approved Senate Bill 441, which would restore the five-day school week. But some districts say the change would hinder the progress they've seen.


New Bills Could Raise Oklahoma's Minimum Wage

OKLAHOMA CITY, Oklahoma - Oklahoma's minimum wage could go up if state lawmakers pass two new bills. One proposal would bump the minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.50 per hour for everyone.


4 teens accused of stealing dozens of guns from Arkansas store, police say

Four teenagers accused of stealing more than 75 guns after breaking into a Northwest Arkansas store face multiple felonies following their arrests, police in Prairie Grove said Thursday.


Moove on: No more 'cow-tipping' shirts at Oklahoma airport

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- The mayor of Oklahoma City is celebrating the completion of a personal mission: ridding the city's airport of cow-tipping T-shirts. Mayor David Holt said on his Twitter account Thursday that after months of trying to end sales of shirts reading "Nothing Tips Like A Cow" at Will


Oklahoma man stole Pepsi truck to look for girlfriend, police say

An Oklahoma man stole a Pepsi truck to look for his girlfriend earlier this week, authorities said. Steven Hart, 45, is accused of stealing the truck around 8:30 a.m. Tuesday as the driver was unloading soda in the back, Tulsa police Officer Jeanne Pierce told the Tulsa World.


Park Hill man critical following crash

A Park Hill man is in critical condition after a Wednesday collision on Oklahoma 82, according to an Oklahoma Highway Patrol report. Wesley DeMoss, 77, was attempting to turn a 1994 Ford Ranger pickup onto Oklahoma 82 from a private drive at 11:25 a.m. A 2007 Honda Civic, driven by Renee Bearden, 30


Prelim hearing set in Christie assault case

A preliminary hearing has been scheduled in Adair County District Court for an Adair County man accused of shooting two people on Dec. 17, 2018. Authorities apprehended Shawn Claude Rose near Proctor after he allegedly shot a mother and son in the Christie area. The suspect was found in a culvert af