NORMAN — Following a Facebook video in which Oklahoma GOP Chairman John Bennett continued to equate the treatment of unvaccinated Americans to that of Jews during the Holocaust, a source with direct knowledge said conversations about possibly removing Bennett from office are in progress.
The newly added Media and Fine Arts Pathway is meant to codify, through the promise of hands-on coursework, the multiple career paths that secondary students can begin walking while still in the thick of school.
Due to loss of habitat, global warming, wildfire, and overlogging, the endangered Marbled Murrelet has all three continental Pacific coastal states protecting it with each state’s Endangered Species Act.
STILLWATER, Oklahoma – When Oscar-winning writer and director Tom McCarthy homed in on a central Oklahoma city as one of the settings for his latest film, he didn’t know what to expect. But he liked the sound of it and was looking for a location in a land-locked state.
TAHLEQUAH, Oklahoma – A joint project between the Cherokee Nation and Oklahoma Air National Guard is providing tribal veterans with housing and training for military units to improve deployment readiness.
The Emergency Broadband Benefit Program, created by Congress as a part of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021, is helping area residents with low incomes access subsidized high-speed internet.
Newly appointed Oklahoma Attorney Gen. John O’Connor, in his first major act after less than a week on the job, is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade, the federal precedent that upholds abortion rights.
Oklahoma State University is creating an incentive program aimed at boosting COVID-19 vaccinations as students return to the Stillwater campus.
With the dog days of summer still in full swing, homeowners can take simple steps to keep their houses cool and their energy bills relatively low.
The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation (OSBI) has released further details and the name of a subject in a traffic stop that led to an officer-involved shooting and a chase in Stephens County on Wednesday afternoon.
From the plains of Oklahoma all the way to the streets of New York City, a local citizen landed an opportunity to assist in the making of a movie.
People living in the middle of the country – sometimes dismissed as “flyover states” – often feel like they don’t get the proper attention or respect from those in major cities and on the coasts, especially the entertainment industry.
Pittsburg County commissioners say they are denying a demand from the city of McAlester to pay the city more than $4 million for equipment inside the Expo Center — but city officials say they made no such demand.
The name change takes effect immediately, with exterior signage to be completed in time for the start of the 2021-22 Thunder season, which plans to be open to the public.
Oklahoma reported more than 1,200 COVID-19 cases in a single day for the first time in months, according to the Oklahoma State Department of Health on Wednesday.
Vacations don’t have to be expensive or require hours of traveling for sightseers to enjoy time away from work or school, and Oklahoma’s State Parks provide immersive experiences for families.
For many single moms, coping with the pandemic has been particularly difficult. Despite many issues, Brenda Ramos has spent the past year on the front year – previously as a home health worker, and now as a cashier at the Habitat for Humanity.
Historically, mothers have been blamed for their children’s psychological problems, ignoring the major part fathers play in the development of a youth’s self-esteem. Two new releases highlight the impact a father’s interaction with his children can also have on a child’s world view and self-efficacy.
City councilors unanimously approved an ordinance on Monday that creates a way to prosecute hate crimes at the municipal level if certain acts are motivated by hostility against protected classes.
An area partnership is working to bring fresh produce to organizations serving meals to allow more people to enjoy what the Tahlequah Farmers’ Market has to offer.
Rebecca Krueger moved to Hulbert from Marble City when she was in ninth grade, and she immediately fell in love. Her life's journey had taken her away from her home town, but she knew she wanted to return home.
A little more than a year after Muskogee voters made history and elected the city's first Black mayor — and 16 months after the novel coronavirus began spreading across the area— Mayor Marlon Coleman said it's time to celebrate and move forward.
County sales tax collections will begin on Aug. 1 and last for 10 years, or until July 31, 2031, to fund services and upgrades for 12 emergency response agencies in the county.
The world's largest steam locomotive will make an overnight stop in McAlester on Aug. 12 as part of a 10-state tour celebrating railroad heritage and the communities Union Pacific serves.
Identities of Tuesday’s fatal shooting have been released by the Muskogee Police Department as the suspect remains behind bars.
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.
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.
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PLANO [ndash] John James Fleet II, passed away on Aug. 2, 2021, age 81, in Plano, Texas. He showed great courage and faced his final days in the loving company of his family. John was born in Houston, Texas, raised in Dallas, lived in Ada, Oklahoma, and Plano, Texas. John married Geraldine C…
ADA [ndash] Earnest Dudley Barrow, 90, of Ada, Oklahoma passed away Monday, Aug. 2, 2021, in Ada. Arrangements are pending with Estes-Phillips Funeral Home. For up-to-date service information, please follow us on Facebook at Estes Phillips Funeral Home.
ADA [ndash] Bryan Randall Benefield, 64, of Ada, Oklahoma passed away Sunday, Aug. 1, 2021, in Ada. Memorial services will be held at 10 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 5, 2021, at Estes-Phillips Funeral Home Chapel in Ada, Oklahoma. Interment will follow at Holdenville Cemetery in Holdenville, Oklahom…
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