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'This was her place' - Celebration planned to honor Woodward teen's life

Zain Caputa was not your average 13-year-old. She lived a life without regrets by doing anything she decided she wanted to do. “She did Irish dancing, she played the violin and trombone, she joined Girl Scouts, and she did theatre,” Zain’s mother McCarren Caputa said. “If the child wanted to do some


WHS girls advance to regional final

PIEDMONT - Woodward advanced into the Class 5A regional basketball final with a solid 64-46 win over Guymon here Thursday night. The Boomers will play at 2 p.m. on Saturday, likely against host Piedmont. The second-ranked Wildcats played Santa Fe South late Thursday.


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


Meet three top commercial construction specialists in Oklahoma

Let's join Associated General Contractors of Oklahoma in recognizing three top commercial construction specialists for 2018. Builder The trade group named Goldsby Construction LLC CEO and founder Chris Goldsby as Builder of the Year. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in environmental design from t


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.


State officials confirm Woodward meningitis case

WOODWARD, Okla. — Oklahoma State Department of Health Director of Communications Tony Sellars confirmed Tuesday the death of a Woodward Middle School student over the weekend was from bacterial meningitis.


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.


No contested races for city commission

There will not be a need for a city commission election in Woodward this year, but the board will have one new member. Two offices were up this year and at the end of Wednesday's filing period there was only one candidate for each position.


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.


Oklahoma’s Oldest Movie Theater and the recipe for keeping in open since 1915

CARNEGIE, OKLAHOMA -- You might not notice at first, but start reading the business signs on Carnegie's Main Street and you'll find a familiar name. Liberty Dental, Liberty Floral, Liberty Drug, and the original, the oldest continuously operated theater in Oklahoma, a theater that first opened in 19


Bid approved for new meter reading system

The City of Woodward will see new automatic water meters in the near future after the Board of City Commissioners approved bids for an automatic meter reading system Tuesday night during a regularly scheduled meeting.


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.


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.


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.


Oklahoma ScissorTales: Groups working to protect kids

Following a Houston Chronicle and San Antonio Express-News series documenting incidents in which sexual predators moved from church to church with little or no accountability, Southern Baptist leaders have begun discussing proposals to target the problem. Oklahoma preachers are among those supportin


Reba name-checks Oklahoma in new song

TULSA, Okla. - Oklahoma native and country legend Reba McEntire released a new song off her upcoming album Friday and her home state gets a mention in the title. “No U in Oklahoma” was co-written by McEntire, Ronnie Dunn and Donna McSpadden, according to Rolling Stone. The song is an upbeat breakup


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.


Woodward student dies over weekend, bacterial meningitis believed to be the cause

WOODWARD, Okla. — A seventh-grader has died over the weekend, and officials believe the cause was bacterial meningitis, according to Woodward Public Schools Superintendent Kyle Reynolds.


Some winter weather possible Tuesday

The weather outlook for Tuesday could include some snow and possibly some freezing rain, says Woodward Emergency Manager Matt Lehenbauer, but reminds folks the forecast is a prediction.


Thursday's high school basketball scoreboard

Lookeba-Sickles - Laryn Garrison 16, Ali Harvey 13, Keeli Cox 9, Rally Radacy 6, Rozlyn Rubio 5, Mallori Brown 3, Kelsi Cox 3. Leedey - Makie Lovelace 17, Karlee Danielson 14, Catelyn Brewster 11, Brooke Carman 9, Kenzee Danielson 6, Dallas Gill 2, Rian Mann 1.