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Northwestern Introduces New Scholarship for Teacher Education Students

The Oklahoma Future Teacher Scholarship and Employment Incentive Program, also called Inspired to Teach, is offered to students planning to pursue a degree and a career in teacher education. The scholarship amount is $1,000 per year for up to three academic years and $2,500 for the final academic year. Following...

Kade Webb commits to NWOSU baseball

Recent 2022 PHS graduate, Kade Webb, signed his letter of intent to play college baseball at Northwestern Oklahoma State University in Alva. Family, friends, teammates, and Perry Public Schools staff gathered in the high school lobby on Wednesday, August 10 to congratulate him as he signed his letter of intent. Webb was an outstanding athlete at PHS, playing basketball and baseball for the…

Cherokee Nation celebrates evolution of Saline Courthouse Museum

ROSE, Okla. – Cherokee Nation officials and local community members gathered Friday to celebrate the historic Saline Courthouse and its evolution to becoming one of the tribe’s premier cultural destinations. The Saline Courthouse Museum opened to the public on Aug. 13, 2020, but due to the COVID-19 pandemic,...

Chief Chat: Pioneering program expands aid for Cherokee first-language speakers

As Cherokees, we are in a race to save our language. Deputy Chief Bryan Warner and I know that whatever we can do to save the Cherokee language will be our greatest legacy. Today only about 2,000 first-language speakers remain alive, and most of these men and women are over the age of 70. We must learn from their wisdom and knowledge for as long as we can, and they deserve to live in comfort and dignity while they teach us.

Chief Chat: Relief program developed for Cherokee-owned ranches impacted by drought

Like most of Oklahoma, the Cherokee Nation Reservation is facing a historic drought. Over 90% of Oklahoma is experiencing severe to extreme drought, according to the National Drought Monitor. Cherokee farmers and ranchers need relief, so Cherokee Nation is offering a new program to provide financial help. The million-dollar “Relief...

Oklahoma men arrested after posting videos of crime on social media

MAJOR COUNTY, Okla. — The Major County Sheriff's Office arrested two men after they recorded themselves committing a crime. Deputies said the men recorded themselves shooting roadway signs. Things became more serious once it became apparent that bullets were flying toward homes and pastures beyond the road signs. Authorities...
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Neiderer joins NWOSU coaching staff

Northwestern Oklahoma State women’s basketball coach has announced the hiring of the team’s new assistant coach in Kinsey Neiderer. Neiderer is a 2017 Okarche High School graduate who just completed her playing career at NWOSU last season. “First, I’d like to thank Jakeria Otey for everything she did...

Seward Coach Leaves for Northwestern Oklahoma State

For the second straight summer, a Seward softball coach is leaving the school to coach the softball program at Northwestern Oklahoma State. Casady Webb leaves Seward after one season after Ryan Wondrasek left Seward for the division 2 program in Alva last year. Webb’s Saints were 26-27 and took fifth in the Jayhawk with a 14-18 conference record. Seward made a run in the Region 6 Softball Tournament in Dodge City and finished as the runner up to Butler. The next Seward coach will be the program’s fifth in the past seven years. Andrea Gustafson finished her SCCC run in 2017, Abby Bolton coached in 2018, Wondrasek in 2019, 2020, and 2021, and Webb coached in 2022. Webb is a native of Davis, Oklahoma and was an assistant at Seminole State before coming to Liberal. Here is SCCC’s media release followed by Northwestern Oklahoma State’s media release.

How one Oklahoma farm made the switch to organic wheat

The Biden Administration is making it a priority to help more farmers transition to organic production practices. Bob Baker, of Alva, Oklahoma, made the switch eight years ago and hasn’t looked back. This content is for Online Access Only (1 Month), Print in county – Includes Online Access (1...

Southwest Kansas man killed in rollover accident

KIOWA, Kan (WesternKansasNews.Com) – One man is dead following a single vehicle flip this weekend. The Kansas Highway Patrol says the crash happened Saturday around 6:30 P.M. on 33rd Ave or 5.2 miles north of the U-54. The online crash report stated that a Toyota Tundra driven by Gage Hosheit, 29, was southbound on 33rd Ave when, for an unknown reason, it drove off the right side of the roadway. The truck re-entered the roadway, went across both lanes of traffic, and rolled before coming to a stop.

PM NewsBrief: Thursday, July 21, 2022

Fairview bakery owner arrested in connection to Jan. 6 riot. A woman from Fairview has been arrested for participating in the Jan. 6 Capitol riot. The owner of a bakery in Fairview was arrested on Tuesday for several offenses related to the January 6 Capitol riot including destruction of government property.
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Oklahoma Woman Arrested In Connection To Jan. 6 Capitol Attack

An Oklahoma woman was arrested in connection with the January 6 U.S. Capitol attack. A complaint filed in federal court said Dova Winegeart, a bakery owner from Fairview, was seen dressed in red, swinging a long wooden pole at the window of the House of Representatives door. Federal prosecutors said...

Fairview bakery owner arrested in connection to Jan. 6 riot

The owner of a bakery in Fairview was arrested on Tuesday for several offenses related to the Jan. 6 Capitol riot including destruction of government property. The FBI identified 49-year-old Dova Alina Winegeart after three of her friends sent them photos of her at the Capitol holding a long wooden pole with pieces of metal attached which she allegedly used to break a window of the House of Representatives.