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$3 million SH-18 resurfacing project begins between Meeker, Chandler

A $3 million project to resurface SH-18 between Meeker and Chandler has begun, with the project expected to last through September. The project impacts about 14 miles of roadway through Lincoln County. The Oklahoma Department of Transportation reports SH-18 will be intermittently narrowed to one lane, with pilot cars and...
Shawnee News-Star

Lincoln County COVID-19 vaccine tracker: 28% of people fully vaccinated

Some 28% of people living in Lincoln County are fully vaccinated as of July 13, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC considers someone fully vaccinated two weeks after they've been given a single-dose shot (Johnson & Johnson) or a second shot (either Pfizer or Moderna).
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Lincoln County

Ty Robert Smith and Hannah Elizabeth Gray, both of Chandler. Brawley Edward Dempsey, Valliant, and Charity Jene Rickner, Chandler. Clayton Keith Kingsbury, Paden, and Lindsay Roxanne Thompson, Edmond. Roy Sockey II and Carolyn Suzanne Inglehart, both of Harrah. Jeremy Wayne Shepard, Stroud, and Amber Lea Hodge, Chandler. Thomas Lerow Whatley...
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$3 Million In Marijuana Confiscated From Illegal Lincoln County Grow Operation

Law enforcement in Lincoln County discovered another illegal marijuana grow operation. The Lincoln County District Attorney’s Office and Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality conducted the raid at a home in the 103000 block of S 3360 Rd., between Meeker and Harrah Tuesday morning. The owners of the operation were not...
Shawnee News-Star

Lincoln County voters reject jail, EMS propositions

Lincoln County voters on Tuesday rejected two different propositions that would have resulted in increased property taxes to fund a new county jail and an Emergency Medical Service district for the county. Just less than 2,500 votes were cast in each measure. The jail proposition proposed bonds to build a...
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Lincoln County Residents To Vote On Bond For New Jail

Lincoln County voters head to the polls on Tuesday for a special election. There are two resolutions on the ballot. The first is regarding a $13.5 million bond to build a jail. The bond money would be used to acquire land as well as build and maintain the facility. According...
Shawnee News-Star

Election day: Lincoln County voters to decide jail, EMS propositions

Lincoln County voters go to the polls Tuesday, July 13, to decide two different propositions — whether to build a new jail and whether to form a countywide medical service ambulance district, with funding for both coming from additional property taxes, if passed. Polls will be open for the countywide...
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Lincoln County voters to consider plan for new jail on Tuesday

CHANDLER, Okla. (KFOR) – On Tuesday, Lincoln County voters will vote on a proposition that would increase their property taxes in order to pay for a new county jail. If approved, Sheriff Charlie Dougherty said he would like to acquire a contract with a federal agency, selling beds in the jail to them, to make a profit.
Shawnee News-Star

Lincoln County voters to decide jail, ambulance service propositions

Lincoln County voters will decide two different propositions in a special election Tuesday, July 13. One proposes building a new jail and the other involves forming a countywide medical service ambulance district, with funding for both coming from additional property taxes, if passed. Polls will be open for the countywide...
Shawnee News-Star

Lincoln County COVID-19 vaccine tracker: 27% of people fully vaccinated

Some 27% of people living in Lincoln County are fully vaccinated as of July 6, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC considers someone fully vaccinated two weeks after they've been given a single-dose shot (Johnson & Johnson) or a second shot (either Pfizer or Moderna).
KFOR

Deputies investigating after man shot in Lincoln County

LINCOLN COUNTY, Okla. (KFOR) – Authorities in Lincoln County are investigating after a man was shot twice on Monday afternoon. Shortly after 12 p.m. on Monday, investigators were called to a reported shooting near Hwy 102 and N.E. 63rd St. in Lincoln County. Officials tell KFOR that there was an...
Shawnee News-Star

Early voting set July 8-9 ahead of Lincoln County special election July 13

Early voting begins Thursday, July 8, for voters in Lincoln County. Voters who will not be able to make it to the polls on Election Day have the option of voting early at their Lincoln County Election Board. Lincoln County Election Board Secretary Melissa Stambaugh said early voting is open...
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Lincoln County Commissioners

Lincoln County commissioners have approved the Fiscal Year 2022 Estimate Needs and they also have been approved by the Lincoln County Excise Board. The commissioners’ action came during its most recent regular meeting. Chairman Lee Doolen said the Estimate of Needs totals approximately $7 million. The following day, the commissioners...