This Part of Oklahoma Used to Belong To Texas
I think we've talked before about how Oklahoma has belonged to a handful of other nations in our storied past. From the earliest recorded Oklahoma history when Spanish Conquistador Francisco Vasquez de Coronado came through on his mission for Spain in the mid-1500s, leaving some of their treasure behind... The...
Oklahoma police say nonbinary teen's death was not result of injuries from high school fight
OKLAHOMA CITY -- A 16-year-old Oklahoma high school student who died a day after an altercation in a school restroom that may have been prompted by bullying over gender identity did not die as a result of injuries sustained in the fight, police said Wednesday. Police in the suburban Tulsa...
DUI driver strikes Oklahoma Trooper's patrol car during traffic stop
TULSA, OKLA. (KTUL) — "My car just got hit again," that's what Oklahoma Highway Patrol (OHP) Trooper Russell Callicoat said when he was almost hit by a driver during a traffic stop Saturday night. Trooper Callicoat pulled over a vehicle for speeding at I-44 and Sheridan when another car...
Southeast Oklahoma readies for April 8 solar eclipse
HUGO — Residents of Southeast Oklahoma are in for a celestial treat on April 8 this year, as our part of Oklahoma, and the United States falls directly in the path of a rare mid-day total eclipse of the sun. The event is so significant, it is expected to draw tens of thousands of tourists from all across the United States to bear witness to its unusual mid-day darkness and obscuration of the sun…
HUD announced over $800K in grants to public housing agencies in Oklahoma
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced over $800,000 in grants to public housing agencies in Oklahoma.
OBN busts Harmony Grow Inc, seizes over 42k marijuana plants in black market raid
ASHER, Okla. — Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics busted an illegal marijuana growing operation in Asher as part of its ongoing black-market investigations in the state. On February 20, the OBN's Marijuana Enforcement Teams (MET) served a search warrant at Harmony Grow Inc. in Asher, Oklahoma. According to OBN agents,...
Oklahoma Insurance Department promotes Earthquake Awareness Month
The Oklahoma Insurance Department (OID) announced its Earthquake Awareness Month campaign on Friday, Feb. 2 with a post on X, formerly Twitter, to educate homeowners on the importance of earthquake insurance. Eight hours later, central Oklahoma experienced a 5.1 magnitude quake. The irony was not lost on the department’s audience, and the post quickly garnered the attention of over 43,000 users.
Oklahoma Woman Destroys Red Lobster Over ‘Endless Shrimp’ Policy
This woman thought endless, truly meant endless, and she decided to throw a temper tantrum. We all know the endless shrimp promotion that Red Lobster puts on throughout the year. You pay a set price, then you get to eat as much shrimp as you want. I think it's around $25 right now from what I see, but price may vary by your location. Looks like an Oklahoma woman did not like the rule that was put in place for the "Endless Shrimp".
Oklahoma high school girls basketball Top 25 rankings (2/21/2024)
Going all chalk was the rule for this week's SBLive Oklahoma Top 25 with the start of postseason play. All 25 teams from last week's rankings won, with a vast majority of the teams winning by heavily decisive margins. As a result, there will be no drastic movement this week. It might be ...
Oklahoma Lottery Powerball, Pick 3, Mega Millions, Lucky for Life, Lotto America, Cash 5 winning numbers for Tuesday, February 20, 2024
The Oklahoma Lottery offers multiple draw games for people looking to strike it rich. Here’s a look at Tuesday, February 20, 2024 winning numbers for each game:. Wed, Feb 21, 2024, 9:59 pm Central Time (GMT-6:00)
Other Than 911, These Are the Oklahoma Emergency Numbers You Need to Know
All kinds of emergencies can happen! That's why it's important to know all the emergency numbers in Oklahoma. Of course, 911 is the ultimate emergency number. You should always call 911 if you need immediate medical assistance or there is an urgent need for police assistance. But sometimes an emergency or an accident might not have as high as an urgency for the use of 911, which could be considered a "non-emergency" but you still need assistance. That's why it's important to know the phone numbers that can assist you in those minor times of need.
Greg Abbott Discusses Creating Texas Border Wall With Oklahoma
The Texas Governor joked that the wall would stop the "radical woke left agenda... criss-crossing the United States."
Report shows Oklahoma has fewer producers, but some counties had an increase of farmers and ranchers
The latest U.S. Department of Agriculture's Census of Agriculture shows overall Oklahoma has fewer farmers and ranchers, but not every county saw a decrease in producers. USDA conducts a census of the nation’s farms and ranchers every five years. The report shows the state and nation have fewer producers and less farmland. Oklahoma lost 4,876 producers from 2017 through 2022, according to the census.
DO NOT Kill These Beneficial Insects Found in Oklahoma
With warm spring weather in Oklahoma comes the increase in pests! But not all insects are pests and can be beneficial, especially for your garden. When warmer weather comes around, Oklahomans love to be outside. But certain pests can make being outdoors unbearable, like mosquitoes. And some insects like to come inside our homes as the weather gets hotter, and they're not usually welcomed guests.
A cold front sweeps across the state tonight bringing a low threat for severe storms in far NE OK.
There’s a low threat for a few strong to severe storms in northern and northeastern OK tonight around Midnight as a cold front sweeps across the state. At this time it looks like the front comes thru dry for OKC with slightly cooler temperatures behind the front on Thursday.
Oklahoma Driver Clocked at Just Under 100 MPH
If driving on the highway gives you anxiety, this isn’t going to help. We’ve all been there. Driving in heavy traffic on the interstate pacing at around five miles per hour over the speed limit when suddenly someone flies by everyone else as if they’re sitting still.
Proposed bill would allow tow companies to take license plate until paid
Legislation has been given the green light to move forward at the Capitol that would allow wrecker companies to take a license plate off a crashed car and keep it until either insurance or the owner pay for the tow.
USDA calls on Oklahoma to address issues with SNAP benefits
USDA calls on Oklahoma to address issues with SNAP benefits.
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Dollar General donates food to Oklahoma food banks
OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Dollar General donated more than one million pounds of food to the state of Oklahoma in 2023. According to Dollar General, Oklahoma Feeding America food banks received the donations alongside other food banks across America totaling in about 15.2 million pounds of food donated through the company’s Feeding America Partnership.