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Police Officers Join Together To Honor Former Mayes County Sheriff

A former Mayes County sheriff was given a special escort Friday afternoon. Officers from across Oklahoma gathered at Hillcrest hospital in Tulsa today to escort Sheriff Frank Cantey back to Pryor where he will be laid to rest at a later date. Sheriff Cantey became the sheriff in Mayes county in 2001 and retired in 2012.
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Tulsa County, OKTulsa World

Tulsa attorney accused of being 'serial offender' appears in court on rape charge

A Tulsa attorney made his first court appearance Friday after being charged with first-degree rape in connection with reports that he sexually assaulted several women. Jeffrey Price Krigel has been out of custody on a $200,000 bond since being arrested the afternoon of June 11 on the rape charge, which alleges that he raped a woman while she was unconscious and therefore unable to legally consent on April 29.
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Owasso Police Warn Of Increase In Car Thefts

Owasso Police are reporting an uptick in the number of stolen cars within the last couple of months. The incidents are happening in different areas throughout Owasso. Lieutenant Nick Boatman, Owasso Police, said the city is still a safe community but crime tends to pick up when the summertime months arrive on the calendar. Lt. Boatman said in April, five cars were stolen.
Rogers County, OKClaremore Progress

Patti Page to undergo construction

Patti Page Boulevard, a section of State Highway 20, will be undergoing a pavement replacement from Route 66 to the Will Rogers Turnpike. “We’re not changing any alignment or anything like that, this is just replacing the pavement from the ground up,” said Kenna Mitchell, Oklahoma Department of Transportation Public Information Officer.
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Claremore Museum Of History Opening New Black History Exhibit

Just in time for Juneteenth, a museum in Claremore is about to unveil a new exhibit highlighting Green Country black history. If there's one person qualified to preserve African American history in Claremore, it's 86-year-old Gerome Riley, because he says he's lived it. "I wanted to get out to the...
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No More Fore: Claremore Fire Places Tribute to Captain Farley

Golfers on the 14th hole at Heritage Hills can now rest easy! Claremore Fire Local 1077 has placed a fire hydrant and bell in honor of the late CFD Captain Jason Farley. Golfers can now ring the bell when they clear the area, so the next players know that it is safe to proceed. And bonus tip: Jason Farley won longest drive on this exact hole in a tournament once upon a time.
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4-Day Weather Forecast For Pryor

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Pryor: Friday, June 18: Sunny during the day; while clear overnight; Saturday, June 19: Sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Sunday, June 20: Sunny during the day; while partly cloudy then slight chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight;
Cherokee, OKvanceairscoop.com

Alaska Air Guardsmen build homes for Cherokee veterans

JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska (AFNS) — Thirty-eight Alaska Air National Guardsmen with the 176th Wing helped build homes for Cherokee veterans in Tahlequah on May 15-29 as part of the Department of Defense’s Innovative Readiness Training program. The Cherokee Veterans Housing Initiative, a collaboration with the Cherokee Nation, is a...
Claremore, OKNews On 6

Amazing Oklahoman: Rick Burke

Thursday’s amazing Oklahoman is a Green Country pastor known for giving back to the community. Rick Burke is the pastor at Cedar Point Church in Claremore. His friends said he goes out of his way to be a blessing to others and wants to improve Claremore for future generations.
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Governor Stitt On New Electric Vehicle Manufacturing Factory: ‘Oklahoma’s The Right Place’

A site in Pryor will the first factory for electric vehicle manufacturer company Canoo. It’s a plan governor Kevin Stitt said has been in the works for months. Governor Stitt joined News On 6 for an exclusive interview about his strategy to push Oklahoma to the top of the CEO’s radar and recruiting both tech and clean energy to the state. Watch the full interview below.
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