• By James Coburn | CNHI News Oklahoma
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Chickens and laying hens may be kept within Edmond city limits after a 5-0 vote Monday evening by the Edmond City Council. Mayor Charles Lamb said the city has heard extensive testimony about the use of urban chickens. 

  • By Barry Porterfield | CNHI News Oklahoma
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The days of staying hidden in the shadows are now gone for a Garvin County fugitive who was returned this week after being on the run for more than two years.

  • By D.E. Smoot | CNHI News Oklahoma

Wagoner County voters will be asked next week to renew for 10 years a penny sales tax — for the first time since its initial approval in 1988 the request will be broken down to three propositions.

  • By Melony Carey | CNHI Oklahoma

In 1930, Sinclair Lewis became the first American to win the Nobel Prize for literature. Best known for “Main Street,” “Babbit,” and “Elmer Gantry,” Lewis has been dubbed the conscience of his generation. Eighty years later, his works seem oddly prophetic and illustrate that old adage that the more things change, the more they stay the same.

  • By James Neal  Staff Writer
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Family, friends and staff gathered Monday at Denny Price Family YMCA to help YMCA member Glenn Semke celebrate his 100th birthday.

  • By Rachael Van Horn | CNHI News Oklahoma

Under a bright, spring sunshine Monday afternoon, Woodward Mayor Michelle Williamson and City Manager Alan Riffel welcomed guests and citizens of Woodward to a short ceremony and tour of the newly opened City Administration Office Complex located in downtown Woodward.

  • By Sarah Nishimuta | CNHI News Oklahoma

House Bill 3146 (the Impaired Driving Elimination Act or IDEA Act) went into effect in January of 2016, according to Rep. Mike Sanders, R-Kingfisher. However the impaired driving database that was included in the legislative mandate has only been operational for about a month.

  • By Jacob McGuire | CNHI News Oklahoma

NORMAN — The Cleveland County jail inmate that died March 22 has been identified by the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation as 34-year-old Anthony Dale Sliffe.

  • By Mike Elswick | CNHI News Oklahoma
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Both candidates seeking the Checotah City Council Ward 2 seat said they have an eye on wanting to ensure a strong future for their community for generations to come.

  • By James Neal | CNHI News Oklahoma
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ENID, Okla. — Integris Bass Baptist Health Center soon will be moving its open-heart surgery services from Enid to Oklahoma City.

  • By D.E. Smoot | CNHI News Oklahoma
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A measure that would end tax credits for all wind-energy generation facility placed in operation after July 1 was referred to the Senate Appropriations Committee. 

  • By Jessica Lane | CNHI News Oklahoma
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The Cockadoodle Dominators are dominating at the First Robotics competitions. Now they just need to raise $5,000 by March 29 in order to attend the First Robotics Championship held in Houston, Texas on April 19-22. 

  • By Cass Rains | Staff Writer
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ENID, Okla. — No fooling, the 25th annual Enid Corvette Expo will be April 1 at the Chisholm Trail Expo Center.

  • By Adam Troxtell | CNHI News Oklahoma
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Anyone who visited the State Department of Health’s online portal for sexually transmitted disease statistics in the past five months likely found a comforting picture.

  • By LeeAnn Barton | CNHI Oklahoma
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Wisteria is a vine with two faces. For some gardeners it makes a stunning display of flowers each spring. Others consider it an invasive, noxious weed. Neither camp is incorrect for wisteria is a plant that must be trained to behave.

  • By Robert Breedlove | CNHI Oklahoma
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It has been well-established for most of my life, I am a No. 1 fan of America’s now 101-year-old National Park Service. When mapping out our next American adventure, I always give special consideration to a location I have yet to experience, and that spot gets even more positive points if it contains one or more members of our special NPS.

  • By Cass Rains | CNHI News Oklahoma
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"Every bite of food we eat is pollinated by an insect. About 60 to 75 percent of it is pollinated by a honey bee. If we lose them, we are going lose some of our food ..." — Northwest Oklahoma Beekeepers Association President Jimmy Shobert

  • By Mark Hughes | CNHI News Oklahoma
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A duck hunter on the west bank of the Arkansas River discovered a body and notified law enforcement Saturday evening, said Muskogee Police Department Investigator Joe Poffel.

  • By James Coburn | CNHI News Oklahoma

Historic commercial business growth has been generated in Edmond, said Janet Yowell, executive director of the Edmond Economic Development Authority.

  • By Jeff Mullin | CNHI News Oklahoma
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One aspect of farming is not fun — the economic side, a fact of which Trent Milacek, area ag economics specialist with the Northwest Area Oklahoma State University Extension service, is well aware.

  • By Jonita Mullins | CNHI News Oklahoma
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The Keetoowah Society as an organization was formed in the late 1850s. At its beginning it was composed solely of full-blood Cherokees with a stated goal of protecting Cherokee rights under the various treaties the Nation had signed.

  • Joe Malan | Enid News & Eagle
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Whitney and fellow comedian Jeff Foxworthy are bringing their We've Been Thinking Tour to Central National Bank Center in Enid on Saturday, April 1.

  • Jeff Mullin | Enid News & Eagle
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It was their 25th anniversary and they were celebrating that marital milestone with a tour of Europe, a romantic trip for the not-so newlyweds.