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Locust Grove police chief arrested for stealing drugs, guns

TULSA, Okla. (KTUL) — Locust Grove Police Chief Charles Williams was arrested on Friday, the police department confirms. He was booked into the Mayes County jail and is facing larceny, burglary, or theft of a controlled substance and illegal seizure of firearms charges. The case has been turned over to...
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Oklahoma police chief arrested after alleged evidence room theft

Mayes County, Okla. – According to authorities, the Locust Grove Police Chief was arrested Friday in his alleged involvement in drug and weapon theft. Charles Williams is accused of stealing from the police department’s evidence room. The stolen evidence included drugs and weapons. According to police, Williams was reportedly under...
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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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Staying cool, Saving energy

A weekly column from the Grand River Dam Authority. Welcome to June in Oklahoma! As the temperatures climb and we all look for ways to stay cool, many air conditioners and fans are suddenly working overtime. If that is the case in your household, the Grand River Dam Authority hopes you will consider these cooling and energy saving tips, courtesy of the United States Department of Energy (

Pryor teens in critical condition after driver crashes into fence

TULSA, Okla. (KTUL) — Oklahoma's Highway Patrol said two Pryor teenagers are in critical condition after a crash in Mayes County Saturday afternoon. Officials said the 18-year-old girls were heading westbound on 620 Road near Mazie. The driver departed the road way for unknown reasons, and crashed into a fence.
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GRDA Says 1,300 Fish Died This Month, Impacting Lake Hudson

The Grand River Dam Authority reported about 1,300 fish have died since the start of the month, impacting Lake Hudson in Mayes County. The Authority said floodgate operations to manage the recent rain added to the fish's stress during its spawning season. Johnna Fleak said her family moved to Lake...
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Rocklahoma lineup announced

Pryor, Okla. — Pryor’s popular music festival Rocklahoma is back this year, after taking 2020 off due to the pandemic. Thousands of people typically travel to Mayes County for this festival. This year headliners include Rob Zombie, Slipknot and Limp Bizkit. The festival will take place September 3-5 at the...
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Missing Mayes County teens found safe

MAYES COUNTY — The Mayes County Sheriff’s Office says two teens missing since February have been found safe. Fourteen-year-olds Jaidyn Maher and Jacob Tramel were believed to be staying with each other in the Salina area. The family offered a $1,200 dollar reward for the safe return of Jaidyn who...
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Wagoner man injured, BA woman killed in crash

A Wagoner man was injured and a Broken Arrow woman was killed in a two-vehicle collision in Mayes County on Wednesday, states a report from Oklahoma Highway Patrol. Leah Kay Hendrex, 22, was pronounced dead at the scene. Ronnie D. Lawson, 67, was taken to Saint John Medical Center where he was treated and released, the report states.

Woman killed in wreck west of Adair, OK

ADAIR, Okla. – A Northeast Oklahoma woman dies following a wreck in Mayes County Wednesday evening. According to Oklahoma Highway Patrol it happened at 4:19 p.m. at the intersection of US-28 and 427 Road. Police say a car heading east failed to yield at stop sign and collided with a truck. The driver of the car, 22-year-old Leah Hendrex of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma died at the scene.

Broken Arrow woman dead after crash in Mayes County

TULSA, Okla. (KTUL) — A Broken Arrow woman is dead after a crash in Mayes County yesterday. Troopers say it happened on State Highway 28 and County Road 427 just west of Adair around 4 p.m. Wednesday. Leah Kay Hendrex, 22, was pronounced dead at the scene due to massive...
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Broken Arrow woman killed in Mayes County crash

A Broken Arrow woman was killed in a two-vehicle crash in Mayes County on Wednesday, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported. Troopers said Leah Kay Hendrex, 22, was pronounced dead at the scene on U.S. 28 about 6 miles west of Adair. Her Ford Focus was northbound on Mayes County Road...
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AG Hunter Files Financial Exploitation Charges on Caretaker

OKLAHOMA CITY – Attorney General Mike Hunter has charged a long-term healthcare provider with four counts of exploitation of disabled adults, after previously charging her with similar crimes. Ashley Brown, 34, of Broken Arrow, has been charged with four counts of exploitation of disabled adults during her time owning Golden...