Trailblazers in women’s golf have faced prejudice and sexism, but they also have shown that they are athletic, competitive, independent and successful. Glenna Collett Vare dominated golf in the 1920s. Olympic champion Babe Didrikson Zaharias won 10 Major championships and attracted fans everywhere. Patty Berg won a record 15 Majors. Kathy Whitworth won 88 titles. The list can go on and on.
Greater Enid PLAC is meeting for the first time at 6 p.m. March 28 in the Autry Technology Center lectorium. Special guests include State Superintendent Joy Hoffmeister; state Sen. Roland Pederson; and state Reps. John Pfeiffer, Denise Crosswhite Hader and Chad Caldwell.
ENID, Okla. — Next month, Enid residents will have an opportunity for a unique night when Hedges Regional Speech and Hearing hosts a Silent Nite on the Town, a silent movie event.
Beneath Tahlequah's surface lies a rich history, with various cultures, characters, and establishments that have come together to make the city what it is today.
Woman reports to police she is being stalked by a man who called twice while she was speaking with an officer.
The goal of Read Again Open House is to invite visually impaired patrons to come “see” what the library can offer for them. Senior adults are invited to stop by between 9-11 a.m., while students and young adults are invited to stop by between 2-4 p.m.
Two Cherokee County Detention Center employees were arrested early Wednesday morning after being involved in a non-fatal shooting at Sensations Gentlemen’s Club in Inola.
Generations of shared memories are coming back to life through the revitalization of a dominoes tournament at a small grill and bar in Waukomis.
In this week’s position black has three ways to checkmate white in two moves and several ways to checkmate white in three moves. Black is therefore holding all the cards. Nevertheless, black can give it all away with one single move. This is because white has only few moves available and its king is almost confined to f5. Please try to find that one single move and the three ways to mate in two.
The Payne County Sheriff's Office has confirmed that it is working with the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation to investigate a possible murder/suicide in the county.
Schools around Oklahoma are attempting to account for the medical marijuana law passed last year. While policies and procedures are important, practical implementation is sometimes a little harder to tweak.
Choosing a long-term care facility can be one of the most difficult tasks that an individual and/or their family may ever face. Ombudsmen for the Eastern Oklahoma Development District Area Agency on Aging can help provide you with information and resources to help you make an informed decision.
Members of the public spoke against plans for a new retail and apartment building near the intersection of Frederick and Flint Roads.
United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians citizens working to overcome narcotics addiction can now use the tribe's new UKB Opioid Healing Project program.
Since 1919, the American Legion has been helping members of the armed services transition back into life in the states, or even just back to their lives as civilians.
The spring break calendar can be filled with friends and fun activities, and that can include indoor entertainment and exercise. And sometimes, it can mean spinning your wheels.
Legislation to make English the national language was introduced earlier this month by U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe, R-Okla., who says the English Language Unity Act is the first step to "increased communication, assimilation and the success of those legally immigrating to" the U.S.
Police work can be an unusual and difficult process for adults to understand — even more so for teenagers. Muskogee Police Officer Brandon Garner wants to help educate teens through the revival of a Muskogee Police Department program.
The City of Stillwater and Warren Theatres announced on Tuesday that they are negotiating for the construction of a new luxury movie theater in Stillwater.
The Stillwater Police Department is working to identify a man found dead Monday in east Stillwater. Police said the body of an adult male was found floating in a flood retention pond on the west side of Jardot Road, south of Elm Street.
Enid Antique Car Club and Cimarron Council, Boy Scouts of America will host the annual Boy Scouts of America Car Show, 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 30, at Garfield County Fairgrounds, 111 W. Purdue.
The former District 27 Drug and Violent Crimes Task Force director pleaded not guilty in Cherokee County District Court March 15 after being accused of embezzlement.
"Slam poet" Taylor Mali enchanted his audience and challenged them to see teaching through the eyes of honesty and compassion last Thursday morning in the Webb Auditorium at Northeastern State University.
Commissioners awarded three bids on Monday worth nearly $200,000 to modernize and maintain elevators at the Muskogee County Courthouse Complex and the county jail.
The owners of a Stillwater daycare are working to repair a wall and reopen after an alleged drunk driver smashed through their business Sunday night. Lyndal Chapman, who owns Chapman Child Care with his wife Angela, said no one was in the building when the crash occurred. The business is closed on Saturday and Sundays, he said.
Investigators said the assistant fire chief at the McAlester Army Ammunition Plant was arrested Monday following an undercover sexual predator sting conducted by the Okmulgee County Sheriff’s Department.
The Oklahoma State University Speakers Board revealed its spring guest to be Tyra Banks on Sunday. The supermodel-turned-show host and best-selling author will visit Gallagher-Iba Arena on April 11.
After issuance of a warrant by Stephens County District Attorney Jason Hicks, a revocation of sentence hearing is set for a man who allegedly violated probation for a charge of second-degree rape dating back to 2016.
When Nora Belle’s headstone was dedicated in March 2002, Mary Jo held our 1-year-old daughter, Kalina, while dancing and singing “This Land Is Your Land” alongside the late folksinger Jimmy LaFave and others. It’s a memory I will never forget.
Finding ways to decrease the number of people imprisoned in Oklahoma sparked a strong reaction Friday among audience members and Stillwater's state legislative delegation during the monthly forum hosted by the Stillwater Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs Committee.
It is not uncommon for a town to have more than one name as it develops through the years. Tulsa was once Tulsey, Barnsdall was first called Bigheart, and Haskell was originally known as Sawokla, just to give a few examples. Often the name change resulted from the arrival of the railroad and sometimes the change was made by the Post Office.
Spring is the season that brings the most unpredictable weather. Summer settles into heat. Autumn’s air slowly cools the earth. Winter snuggles down for its long nap, but spring’s warming trend is often reminiscent of a roller coaster! Warm days followed by cool nights followed by cold days and warm nights. The promise of sun teases the daffodils. From one day to the next, in spring it is difficult to foresee tomorrow’s climatic condition.
When it comes to gardening, bulbs are some of the easiest plants to grow. They are almost goof-proof and they can shine light on any gardener, especially those just beginning to work on their green thumb.
Some 33 million Americans say they have Irish roots. That makes Ireland No. 3 on the ancestor hit parade in the United States. Me? I’m German-Irish, with a little English thrown in.
This Week's Circulars
- A community comes together
- Rollover accident shuts down SH59A a mile west of 3W
- Slow. Down.
- Abbott’s Grocery: a family business
- Roff rolling in Gulf Shores Shootout
- Roff's coach reaches huge career milestone
- In pictures: Gone but never forgotten: Konawa says goodbye to Rhindi
- Coalgate Hall of Fame announces new inductees
- Roff Tigers fall in extra innings
- Tribes shut out of 'Opportunity Zone' deals