Cushing Pair Jailed On Meth Trafficking Charges Due In Court

(Stillwater, Okla.) — A Cushing man, who is on pre-release supervision from prison on multiple drug convictions, and a Cushing woman have been jailed on charges of trafficking methamphetamine in Payne County. Thomas Clayton Ralston, 35, who got out of prison two years ago, has been ordered held on $100,000...
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Cushing Police and Fire Reports

(Cushing, Okla.) Below are the Cushing Police and Fire/Ambulance reports for July 7 – 13, 2021. Disclaimer: All arrestees are innocent until proven guilty. Leslie Diane King – Larceny of Utilities (City of Cushing Warrant), Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance, Possession of Paraphernalia (Payne County Warrant) 6/10/21. Christy Lynn...
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Stillwater Medical Center officials investigating electronic security breach

STILLWATER, Okla. — Stillwater Medical Center officials say they recently discovered an electronic security breach that affected some of their systems. A social media post said they "immediately took steps to ensure the security of our environment, launched an investigation with the assistance of a computer forensic firm and notified law enforcement."
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Short Pour Saloon -Interview with former assistant Erik Pastrana

Joel and Phillip are back with another episode of the Short Pour Saloon! This time, they are joined by special guest Eric Pastrana. Pastrana just recently took a position at the University of Florida, but he was kind enough to sit down with the guys and talk about his time at Oklahoma State.

OSU Football Player Charged with Assaulting Police Officer

Stillwater police have announced the arrest of a current Oklahoma State football player. Trey Alan Rucker has been charged with assaulting a Stillwater Police Officer during a traffic shop in June. Rucker, a recent transfer from Wake Forest has also been charged with in Payne County Court DUI, failure to give information at the scene of an accident, operating a vehicle with a suspended license and resisting arrest.

Earl Mitchell, OSU's first Black tenured professor, dies at 83

Longtime Oklahoma State University professor Earl Mitchell, the university’s first Black tenured professor, died June 2 at his home in Stillwater after a battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 83. Mitchell joined OSU as a research associate in 1967, received tenure status in 1982 and was well respected in his...

Vacation plans should include landscape care

STILLWATER, Okla. – Many gardening enthusiasts work tirelessly to make sure they have an attractive landscape. After all those hours working outdoors, plant lovers deserve a little vacation time. But what can you do to help ensure the garden isn’t dead when you return?. With a bit of preplanning, the...

Diocese of Davenport ordains two deacons

DAVENPORT – Newly ordained Deacons Dale Mallory and Ben Snyder each say they look forward to the year ahead, concentrating on their ministry of service as deacons. One year from now, God willing, they will be ordained to the priesthood. “I’m being given a chance to be what God called...

Carter, Ogbongbemiga Named Academic All-District

STILLWATER – Oklahoma State’s Logan Carter and Amen Ogbongbemiga earned spots on the CoSIDA Academic All-District team, it was announced today. As a result, they advance to the CoSIDA Academic All-America ballot. A graduate student who carries a 3.72 grade point average in health care administration, Carter returns to the...
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System failure hits Stillwater Medical, causes appointment cancelations

Patients at Stillwater Medical Center and its associated clinics have had medical appointments canceled after an unspecified incident affected SMC systems. A News Press reader said her appointment scheduled for Monday had been cancelled as SMC cited a "systemwide computer failure" over the weekend. Multiple patients of Stillwater Medical told...