It was considered radical when K.V. Williams and partner Larry Hammer opened their first Jiffy Trip convenience store in Cherokee in 1972.
Animals need to keep warm during this frigid weather, too, so the Humane Society of Cherokee County is encouraging pet owners to get the shelter they need to keep pets and animals safe.
The large amount of snowfall the city and county received this week put a halt on some operations and businesses, but officials say the area may return to some degree of normalcy Friday.
Enid’s homeless community — people regularly without safe shelter or those in-between having a place to stay — have found ways to keep warm and avoid the icy weather gripping Enid this week.
While many people are still waiting to receive their first COVID-19 vaccinations, those who have been inoculated are reporting different experiences, but overall, they are thankful to get the doses.
Jacky Ondora never imagined being so far from family during a global pandemic, but that's what the Kenya native is experiencing while studying at Northeastern State University.
A state legislator has filed two bills to protect animals from mistreatment, with one measure stopping pet stores from selling commercially-bred animals, and the other addressing the conditions under which dogs could be left outside.
An arctic air mass turned deadly Tuesday as it moved into Northwest Oklahoma, bringing with it frigid temperatures and freezing drizzle.
Advocates said they are alarmed by statistics for abused teenagers, and they're focusing on the numbers this month during National Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month.
Six counts of first-degree murder, one count of shooting with intent to kill, and one count of possession of firearms after conviction or during probation have been filed in Muskogee County District Court against Jarron Deajon Pridgeon of Muskogee.
A candlelight vigil in remembrance of people slain in a Tuesday morning shooting will be at 5:30 p.m. today at the Muskogee Civic Center, 425 Boston St.
Identities of Tuesday’s fatal shooting have been released by the Muskogee Police Department as the suspect remains behind bars.
Husband. Supportive. Father. Provider. Patient. Boss. Innovative. Hardworking. Friend. Christian. Generous. Respected. Tender-hearted. These words are just a handful of the things James “Jim” Evans was to his family, friends and the community of Enid.
MUSKOGEE, Okla. – A gunman killed five children, ages 1 to 9, and his 24-year-old brother in a mass shooting early Tuesday at a home in Muskogee, Oklahoma, where they all lived together, along with the mother of the children.
MUSKOGEE, Okla. – A gunman killed an adult male and five children Tuesday in this northeast Oklahoma community, police said. A seventh wounded victim, a woman, was hospitalized in stable condition.
MUSKOGEE, Okla. (AP) — Six people were killed early Tuesday in Oklahoma, including five children, and a person with a gun was taken into custody, police said.
A teen accused of threatening to shoot up McAlester High School entered a plea of no contest and received a one-year deferred sentenced in a reduced charge, according to court documents.
The National Transportation Safety Board has launched an investigation into a Waynoka house fire that killed four people, including two Waynoka firefighters.
Northwest Oklahoma fire departments are mourning the loss of two Waynoka Fire Department firefighters and residents they were trying to save in a house fire overnight Thursday.
A Sonic employee was stabbed Thursday night by a man who robbed a fellow employee at knifepoint, according to Enid Police Department.
After opening its doors on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the newest coffee shop in Tahlequah has been a resounding success. That's to be expected, since it's a branch of the Starbucks company, one of the most popular brands in the world.
Ada City Schools Board of Education members voted Monday to delay the district’s start date by nearly two weeks for the 2020-2021 school year.
Ada will require people to wear facial masks or facial shields when they are in public places, indoors or outdoors, where social distancing cannot be maintained.
Oklahoma’s jurisdictional landscape dramatically changed Thursday when the U.S. Supreme Court ruled much of the state’s eastern half remains a Native reservation, throwing past criminal convictions into question.
The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that a large chunk of eastern Oklahoma remains an American Indian reservation, a decision that state and federal officials have warned could throw Oklahoma into chaos.
Fireball Classic Memorial Race organizers say there’s still time to enter the virtual race, and racers have until the end of July to complete their runs.
Pontotoc County voters approved a constitutional amendment to expand the state’s Medicaid program Tuesday by a wider margin than most. County voters also approved two measures in Roff to increase the town’s excise and use taxes by one full percent each, and Tupelo voters elected a new school board member.
Three people were arrested Monday after Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation officials say they broke into a Chickasaw Nation Lighthorse Police vehicle.
TULSA, Okla. — As supporters poured into the BOK Center for President Donald Trump’s campaign rally late Saturday afternoon, a crowd of about 100 people in support of the Black Lives Matter movement gathered a mile away at Franklin Hope Reconciliation Park to peacefully protest the rally’s timing while voicing messages of unity and racial equality.
An East Central University student was “removed from the ECU campus” Wednesday after making what administrators called “a reprehensible social media post.”
A group of Ada-area residents have organized a Black Lives Matter protest scheduled to begin at 5 p.m. Friday in Ada.
Chickasaw Nation officials plan to begin a phased reopening of all of the tribe's casinos and gaming centers May 27.
An Ada man is being held without bond at the Pontotoc County Justice Center, accused of possession of child pornography after allegedly exchanging "inappropriate pictures and messages" with a minor.
At least one individual was shot in what was reported to police as a drive-by shooting late Saturday in the 500 block of E. 16th Street in Ada.
Seth Wadley Chevrolet Buick of Ada donated a massive banner showing photos of Ada High School's graduating seniors.
Chickasaw Nation officials announced Tuesday the tribe's casinos, and some businesses and offices will remain closed through May 29.
A Stonewall-area man has become the first confirmed casualty of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Pontotoc County, according to family members and public health officials.
The leaders of 26 tribes sent a letter to Oklahoma’s governor urging him to issue a statewide shelter-in-place order to protect the public from the spreading COVID-19 virus.
A 21 year-old Konawa woman and a 2 year-old girl were killed Thursday when the vehicle they were passengers in was struck by a semi-truck at the intersection of state Highway 39 and County Road 3520, about a mile southeast of Konawa in Seminole County.
Oklahoma State Department of Health officials reported Tuesday the Pontotoc County COVID-19 case count has risen to nine.
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ADA [ndash] Jennifer Sue (Myers) Jennings, 48, of Ada, Oklahoma passed away Friday, Feb. 19, 2021, in Oklahoma City. Memorial services for Jennifer will be held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021, at Estes-Phillips Funeral Home Chapel in Ada, Oklahoma with Rev. Donna Gustin officiating.
ADA [ndash] Services for Elizabeth Lenora Lawrence, 73, of Ada are 10 a.m. Thursday at Trinity Baptist Church, Dr. Rusty Fuller, and Revs. David Gray and Don Sayre will officiate. A graveside service will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Trice Hill Cemetery in Oklahoma City. Lenora passed away Saturday…
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