Boley, OK

FBI Investigating Stroud Bank Robbery

Multiple agencies are investigating a bank robbery in Stroud. The FBI office in Oklahoma City confirmed the robbery happened Thursday at an RCB Bank in Stroud. The agency said it is assisting Stroud's police department in this case. This is a developing story.
Picture for FBI Investigating Stroud Bank Robbery

FEMA sending financial relief to help Seminole after devastating tornadoes

SEMINOLE, Okla. — Federal funding is on its way to Oklahoma to help in recovery almost two months after damaging tornadoes tore through Seminole. The town looks a lot better than it did when tornadoes hit Seminole in May, but there's still work to do. A homeowner told KOCO 5 that he's glad to have a roof over his head.
Picture for FEMA sending financial relief to help Seminole after devastating tornadoes

Federal Disaster Assistance Approved for 7 Counties Including Seminole After EF-2 Tornado

The White House approved Oklahoma’s request for a disaster declaration in seven counties after tornadoes and flooding occurred last month. Home and business owners in Adair, Cherokee, Muskogee, Okmulgee, Pottawatomie, Seminole, and Tulsa counties can apply for federal disaster assistance by calling 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) or online at In...

Three arrests made in 5-year-old cold case

OKLAHOMA CITY — Five years after a man disappeared, three people have been charged with his murder. Joseph Lartey was last seen in September 2017. New court documents say there’s evidence that shows he was killed and dumped in a field near Shawnee. His body has never been found. Police say cell phone records tied the suspects to the killing.

EPA moving forward on concerns of toxic soil, water and air in Bristow

BRISTOW, Okla. — Wilcox Oil Company officially became a Federal Superfund Site when it was added to the National Priorities List on December 12, 2013. EPA has been surveying and conducting soil and water sampling on and around the 125 acre site since 2015. The EPA has determined the superfund site does contain carcinogenic waste including benzopyrene and extremely high levels of lead.
East Valley Tribune

Early voting begins soon for key Chandler posts

The number of women serving on Chandler’s City Council is likely to double or more after this year’s election. Mail-in ballots will begin showing up in residents’ mail boxes soon as early voting begins July 6 for the Aug. 2 Primary Election. In addition to state and county races, Chandler residents will be selecting a mayor and three council members for the next four years.
Seminole Producer

Silas Spencer, Jr.

Silas Spencer Jr. 72, passed away at his home on Wednesday, June 29, 2022, in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Silas was born on December 22, 1949, in Seminole, Oklahoma to Silas and Irene Spencer. Silas was married to his wife of 45 years, Joyce Spencer. He raised his son Shawn Wilde of Tulsa, daughter Tonya Hall of Owasso and two grandsons Shawn Michael Wilde and Tyshon Wilde.
Ponca City News

Patsy Marie Hill

Patsy Marie Garton Hill was born on October 10, 1934 in Bristow, OK. She departed this life on May 11, 2022 in Tulsa, OK, at the age of 87. Pat was the daughter of Edwin and Irma Garton. She was the second oldest of ten children, a half-sister and half-brother. She graduated from Gypsy High School, moved to Tulsa, OK, and attended Draughns Business School, while working. Shortly, she met her husband, Edward Hill.
Seminole Producer

Kevin Kincade

Papaw, Daddy, Son, and Best Friend are all words that describe Kevin Kincade. He had a larger than life personality and a laugh that will always be remembered. Kevin Lynn Kincade departed this life on Saturday June 25, 2022. Kevin was born on April 10, 1963 in Holdenville, Oklahoma to...

Blanchett graduates banking school

Stacey Blanchett, Vice President of American Exchange Bank (AEB) in Henryetta, graduated from the Southwestern Graduate School of Banking at ... PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!

Delayed by neighborhood shooting, Okemah 12u and 8u advance to state

Delayed by neighborhood shooting, Okemah 12u and 8u advance to state. Of all the motivational speeches that coach Anthony Gaxiola rehearsed, inspiring his kids to overcome the fear of a neighborhood shooting probably wasn’t in the original script. Yet that’s a message that had to be delivered after Friday night’s game was postponed due to a shooting that took place near Bateman Park in Okmulgee.

What's Going On During The Summer Time

From Summer Fun to Summer Food, It's What's Going On in the metro and Beyond. Find the Grand Casino Hotel & Resort at 777 Grand Casino Blvd., Shawnee, Oklahoma. For more information and to look at their health and safety measures, visit **Sponsored by Grand Casino Hotel & Resort**