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Alleged drunk driver plows through Weatherford home
WEATHERFORD, Okla. – It was a brush with death for one Oklahoma family. Certainly a close call after a driver slams his truck into their home. Police say the alleged drunk driver ran a stop sign, went through Dustin Hayes’ yard and slammed into his house.
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.
Around Town: For a change, let’s do some rapier combat, medieval dancing
Join a Medieval Arts Fair Saturday on the campus of Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford. Admission is free and the goings-on sound like fun. The SWOSU Medieval Arts Club is organizing the fourth annual event from 9 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. in the Memorial Student Center. Events are for
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
Point of View: Oklahoma doesn't need constitutional carry
Oklahoma has a rich history of cultivating good guys with a gun. Many of our gun-owning citizenry have been granted an open or concealed carry license. Often professionally-trained via military or law enforcement, these citizens are often dedicated to safe responsible gun ownership and consider them
Reddies' Rally Falls Short in 86-77 Loss to No. 7 SWOSU
WEATHERFORD, Okla. — Henderson State got 20 points from Pink Jones, but a big second quarter run from No. 7 Southwestern Oklahoma put the Reddies in a hole too big to dig out of on Thursday night, as they fell to the Lady Bulldogs 86-77. The Reddies (17-8, 12-7) jumped out to a 9-2 lead in the game'
House on 13th condemned by council
Friday, February 22, 2019 — The City of Clinton, which initiated a beautification program in October of 2017 at McLain Rogers Park, has expanded the effort to private property a block and a half north of the park.
Oklahoma schools to participate in First Tech Challenge Robotics
Over 400 students from 40 Oklahoma schools will participate in the 10th annual First Tech Challenge Robotics statewide championship on Saturday, February 23, at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford.
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.
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.
Late Basket Sinks SWOSU in Double Overtime Heartbreaker
WEATHERFORD, Okla. – SWOSU Men's Basketball lost a double-overtime thriller to rival Northwestern Oklahoma State on Thursday evening after the Rangers sank a three-pointer with less than four seconds to play and took the game 98-96. The Bulldogs led by 10 with just over 10 minutes to play, but they
So much for Oklahoma Senate GOP unity
Will Rogers famously said he was “not a member of any organized political party. I am a Democrat.” Today that quip may better apply to the GOP given that several Senate Republicans recently voted against their own caucus agenda, and several others voted against helping homeless kids. One wonders: Wh
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.
Clinton Basketball Stats Update 2018-2019 (24 Games)
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Oklahoma GOP leaders to push 'triggered' abortion ban
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Republican leaders in Oklahoma want to join at least five other states in automatically banning abortions if the U.S. Supreme Court overturns its landmark 1973 ruling that legalized abortion nationwide.
Rash of car burglaries investigated
Wednesday, February 20, 2019 — Seven auto burglaries – five of them in Sights Acres – were investigated by Clinton police over the weekend. Detective Lt. Ray Hammans said most of the vehicles had been left unlocked. Three wallets were among the items stolen, along with a handgun with an estimated va
Clinton Veterans Center best in state
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 — The Clinton Veterans Center has been recognized by the Oklahoma Department of Veterans Affairs for having the most highly trained staff out of the state’s seven veterans centers. A representative from the ODVA central office was in Clinton to present the award to Adminis
Soccer Club gets $5,000 to help host
After considerable discussion, the Clinton City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to give the Clinton High School Soccer Boosters $5,000 to help host this year’s second Clinton Soccer Classic Tournament.
Man Found Dead In Binger Home, OSBI Investigates
BINGER, Oklahoma - A man was found dead early Saturday in his Binger home, authorities said. Randy Joe Gathers, 57, was found dead in his home in the 400 block for West Johnny Bench Street in Binger.
Drug suspect caught after leap out motel
Thursday, February 14, 2019 — A Clinton drug suspect who jumped out a second-story window of the Econo Lodge Motel Sunday night and was captured is now being held in the Custer County Jail in lieu of bonds exceeding $100,000.