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Stillwater woman admits exploiting elderly blind woman

(Stillwater, Okla.) — A 36-year-old Stillwater woman has been placed on probation with extensive conditions for exploiting an elderly blind woman with whom she lived — by illegally obtaining her cell phone, bank card, and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program card. Stephanie Michelle Wisler, who had been free on...
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Pawnee Bill Ranch holds ribbon cutting ceremony for cannon

TULSA, Okla. (KTUL) — This morning the Pawnee Bill Ranch and Museum held a ceremony. This special dedication was to return one of the cannons used in the original Pawnee Bill Wild West shows to the home of the former Wild West show entertainer. The cannon has been in...

Daily Bullets (July 3): DC and Thurman Each Enter Halls of Fame

Thanks for stopping by during your holiday weekend – here’s your daily dose of Oklahoma State sports news. • Daniel Cormier was inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame this weekend. [PFB]. • New OSU commit Jelani McDonald spoke with Cody Nagel about his decision to pledge to...

2023 corner Jelani McDonald commits to Oklahoma State

Oklahoma State football is already kicking off July with some fireworks on the recruiting trail as Waco (Tex.) Connally 2023 cornerback Jelani McDonald announced his commitment to the Pokes on Friday. McDonald is the fourth new commit for Oklahoma State since the beginning of June. Typically, this is the stretch...

Daily Bullets (July 2): Assessing OSU’s Options, Most Viewed of the Week

Thanks for stopping by – here’s your daily dose of Oklahoma State sports news. Here’s a holiday treat – the Pokes added a Texas athlete for the 2023 class yesterday. • Sounds like we’re in a holding pattern with realignment – Big 12 “has no interest in poaching schools from the Pac-12” was communicated, but that means they’ll look at what somebody presents to them. You can find plenty of reason to speculate on adding four teams that touch Big 12 states though.

Second Bama Softball Transfer Commits to Oklahoma State

Veteran right-handed pitcher Lexi Kilfoyl, who entered the NCAA transfer portal in late May, has made her departure from Alabama softball official as she announced her commitment to Oklahoma State in a post via her own social media. Along with photos in her new uniform, Kilfoyl's post on Twitter read,...

Morrison Beginning Band, Secondary Band end year with concert

Band conductor T. J. Partin welcomed the crowd at the Morrison Event Center. The Secondary Band were decked in red and black (Wildcat School colors) and the beginning band were dressed in their very best. Partin reflected, “The school year has been a blur. They have had a great time!” The Beginning Band started off the evening with “Heroes of the Galaxy” which had strong trumpet leads, and…

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.

REVVING UP FOR AUTUMN: Dewey High gridders put in strong summer preparation

Dewey High School’s football team put on the miles this past week in passing league action. The Doggers participated in 7-on-7 sessions at both Pawhuska and Stillwater. “I have a relationship with a couple of coaches there (at the Stillwater passing league),” first-year Dewey head football coach Rod Richardson explained earlier this week. “This (traveling to Stillwater) is a one-time deal. I wanted to let them go compete. … We’ll be going against some good programs. It will be a lot of fun. They’re really excited to go.”
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Jumping worms are real and a threat to the garden

Body STILLWATER, Okla. – As gardeners spend time in their flower beds and landscapes, they might uncover some worms in the soil – and not just any worm, the invasive Asian jumping worm. Unlike native earthworms, this and other non-native earthworm species, can wreak havoc in the soil. And yes, they do jump.