Mayes County, OK

Mayes County FIRST Robotics Hosts 1st Annual Scholarship Dinner

PRYOR, Oklahoma - The Mayes County FIRST Robotics Teams describes themselves as a "collaborative effort among county schools aimed at creating opportunities for area youth to participate in an extracurricular activity that exposes them to real world problem solving by applying the latest technology." FIRST, founded by Dean Kamen, began...
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6:45 am - 10-21 - RP is concerned that the neighbors over on oak drive moved away and left their dogs. 12:45 pm - 10-21 - RP is requesting t speak to a Deputy in reference to some malnourished horses near his home but on the Mayes County side of the line.
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Mayes County Real Estate Celebrates Its Grand Opening

PRYOR, Oklahoma - If you have lived in Pryor for some time, you have crossed paths with Greg Rosamond. Whether it was enjoying a meal at Goldie's, where he helped open the franchise and worked as a manager. Or maybe it was watching him serve the community as President of the City Council and Vice Mayor for two years. Then there is the likelihood of him slicing his tee shot into your fairway at the Pryor Creek Golf Course.
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The Secret TIF Meetings Continue

PRYOR, Oklahoma - On June 27, Patricia Lane and Clinton Lane filed a "protest to the legal sufficiency of the Referendum Petition on Resolution No. 22-33, naming Charles Tramel and Latasha Cobler as Defendants. On the same day, Amy Allen and Greggory Minnix filed another "protest to the legal sufficiency of the Referendum Petition on Resolution No. 22-33, naming Mayes County Clerk Brittany True-Howard and Mayes County Election Board Jill McCullah as Defendants. The Plaintiffs in both protests are represented by Glenn Coffee & Associates.

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6:44 am - Reckless Driving - Red Ford Fiesta OK28 swerving in between the lanes headed westbound. 7:39 am - Extra Patrol - RP advised that her neighbors was shooting back behind her house. Advised she has cats and there is wildlife back there and she wants a stop to it.

Close to 100 acres burn in Mayes County grass fire

PRYOR, Okla. — Plumes of heavy smoke could be seen in Pryor, just past the Mid America Industrial Park, Wednesday as several surrounding fire departments responded to a grass fire. Pryor, Chouteau, Salina and Locust Grove fire departments were initially sent to the Cherokee Heights area. The fire was...

’80s Prom Returns August 20th

The United Way of Rogers and Mayes Counties is bringing the super groovy ’80s prom on Saturday, August 20th. The venue has changed to the VFW this year, located at 1717 W. Dupont. The prom will be held from 7p – 11p. Your ticket includes heavy appetizers, a...

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1:28 am - Welfare Check - Male wearing black shorts an shirt walking in front of NAPPA. Advised almost hit him due to walking in the road. 10:20 am - Larceny - RP is requesting a nOfficer come take a report for two catalytic converters being taken off his vehicles last night.

Mayes County Health Department Offers "Back to School" Immunizations

PRYOR, Oklahoma - The Mayes County Health Department will offer a Back-to-School Immunization Clinic from 5-7 p.m. Aug. 2 at 111 NE 1st St. in Pryor. Minors must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. Walk-ins welcome!. The health department provides childhood immunizations with no out-of-pocket cost to children, birth through 18...

Why Did Panasonic Choose Kansas?

PRYOR, Oklahoma - The MidAmerica Industrial Park's mega factory, often called "Project Ocean," is Panasonic. Panasonic announced Wednesday they would invest $4 billion to build an electric vehicle battery factory in De Soto, Kansas. The question many Mayes Countians have is whether the Referendum Petition filed against the TIF and...

Car Break-Ins in Oakwood and Woodcreek Additions

PRYOR, Oklahoma - On Tuesday, several cars were broken into in the Oakwood and Woodcreek additions. Reports of bikes stolen on 14th street in Pryor occurred the following day. Major Ron Howell with the Mayes County Sheriffs Office told us that they already have two persons of interest for the car burglaries in Oakwood and Woodcreek. The talk around town is those responsible are homeless and are camped out in the Pryor Creek Nature Trail area. We asked Major Howell if these rumors were true and he was unable to provide an answer due to this being an ongoing investigation.

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1:57 pm - Welfare Check - RP advised a female in a silver suv is parked i the road. Advised he did not know closest intersection, but advised it was gonna be next to telephone exchange building. 7:11 pm - Vehicle Check - Advised there is two cars sitting on...

Rogers County District Attorney Requests Attorney General Investigate Staff Misconduct

The district attorney overseeing Rogers, Craig, and Mayes counties has notified Attorney General John O'Connor about potential illegal actions by two members of his staff. In a letter, DA Matt Ballard told O'Connor that he was notified that Assistant District Attorneys Isaac Shields and George Gibbs Junior watched the jury deliberate during a recent case which Ballard believes is a violation of state law.

Ribbon cutting - Brandon Bowers, Butler Real Estate

Attending the ribbon cutting were Jeff Savage, RE/MAX Grand Lake; Todd Franke, AmeriSpec Home Inspections; Autumn Wilhelm, Grand River Abstract & Title Co.; Jamie Johnson, Capital Carpet Cleaning; Michelle Bish, Northeast Workforce Development Board; Alicia Turley, Northeast Workforce Development Board; cutting the ribbon Brandon Bowers, Butler Real Estate; Matt McNally, Northeast Workforce Development Board; Jacob Wallace, Grand Savings Bank; Michelle Stevens-Holt, The Cole Organization; Nick Bowers, Northeast Oklahoma Electric Cooperative; Ken Noteboom, Individual Member; Myra Noteboom, Individual Member; Brent Malone, Grove Area Chamber of Commerce, and Donnie Crain, president of Grove Area Chamber of Commerce.

Ribbon cutting - Northeast Workforce Development Board

A ribbon cutting was held for Northeast Workforce Development Board on Thursday, July 7 at the Chamber office by the Grove Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors. Northeast Workforce Development Board provides job search, career planning, and employer services. Eligible participants may receive education and skills training and other supportive services to help job seekers find employment. The Board covers Delaware, Mayes, Rogers, Craig, Washington, Ottawa and Nowata Counties and are available nationwide. They have offices are in Miami, Claremore, Pryor, and Bartlesville. The Northeast Workforce Development Board is a great resource for business and job seekers and are able to reimburse up to 50% of new hires for up to six months. You may reach them at (918) 907-0902.