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Empire Slice House offering discount for teachers statewide

TULSA, Okla. (KTUL) — Empire Slice House is offering its "Empire for Education" initiative once again. This originally kicked off in 2018 in support of teachers during the walkouts. They announced a permanent 25 percent discount for all teachers with a valid school ID across all Empire locations. This...
TULSA, OK
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Yukon School Board ready for great year

Yukon Public Schools’ board members are ready to celebrate a new school year. The 2022-23 school year begins this Thursday, Aug. 11 as students return to classrooms across the district. YPS Board President Leonard Wells joined fellow board members to attend last week’s Yukon Chamber of Commerce “New Teacher...
YUKON, OK
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Yukon’s “Rock the Route” event for kids and adults

YUKON, Okla. (KFOR) – The city of Yukon is hosting “Rock the Route” for kids and those who are kids-at-heart. On September 1, both kids and adults are welcome to enjoy the activities offered from 6-11 p.m. at this year’s “Rock the Route”. Activities including a free craft tent, music wall and yard games. The Okie Gellyball will also be there for the first time to offer a free shooting gallery.
YUKON, OK
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‘Cornado’ coming to Canadian County Free Fair

There’s a ‘cornado’ coming to El Reno, and there’s nothing anyone can do about it – at least, not if the Canadian County Free Fair has anything to do with it. The fair is jazzing things up a bit this year with the addition of a Cornhole Tournament, Canadian County Fair Board Secretary Brad Tipton said.
EL RENO, OK
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Scheck chasing state title as sophomore season nears

Lily Scheck doesn’t like to lose. And Piedmont’s star cross country runner doesn’t limit her competitiveness to the course. Scheck’s desire to be the best extends to cards, board games and beyond. “In UNO, I’m always on edge thinking what the next move might be,” she...
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Parents Address Special Education In Edmond Public Schools

As Oklahoma grapples with the teacher shortage, families in Edmond Public Schools said it seems special education departments are suffering most. Bobby Kern, a father and professor at Oklahoma Christian University, has a son with down syndrome who has been a part of Edmonds special education program since he was three.
EDMOND, OK
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Canadian County drops out of economic development group

EL RENO – Canadian County Commissioners have declined to renew membership in a regional economic development group. The three-member board, at its Aug. 8th meeting, took no action on a request to pay $17,960 to the Oklahoma City Economic Development Foundation in fiscal year 2023 for the Greater OKC Partnership.
CANADIAN COUNTY, OK
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Hinton beats Hydro-Eakly in season opener, 2-0

HINTON — Hinton kept Hydro-Eakly off the scoreboard in Monday’s season opener, beating the Lady Bobcats 2-0. The Lady Comets scored a run in the bottom of the first on a home run over the wall in center field. Hydro-Eakly scattered four hits in the game, including two...
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Gregg E. Harris, 67

Gregg Earl Harris, age 67, passed away on August 3, 2022, in Watonga, OK. He was born to Douglas Earl Harris and Maurine (Mo) Hutchison Harris on October 22, 1954, in Valentine. Gregg grew up in Valentine and attended Valentine High School, where he excelled as a basketball player. He...
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New Edmond Elementary School Prepares For First Day

Scissortail Elementary School is getting ready for its first school day on Thursday. The project is near completion after being under construction since 2020. Principal of Scissortail Elementary Jamila Crawford said they are fortunate to be fully staffed going into their first year. "We have an amazing group of teachers...
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Yukon Schools focused on security

In response to safety concerns on school campuses, Yukon Public Schools has beefed up security across the district. Students will return this Thursday, Aug. 11 for the first day of the 2022-23 school year. Mindful of school shootings and other incidents that have occurred in other cities, YPS officials stepped...
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Resolution in sight between grieving family and wedding venue

EL RENO, Okla. (KFOR) – Resolution is now in sight for a grieving Oklahoma family seeking a refund, after a bride-to-be passed away months before her wedding. The family of Michaela Grundy tells KFOR they’ve been fighting for a refund from the Palace Event Center since May. In...
EL RENO, OK
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Emotions are high for Oklahoma teachers as school year approaches rapidly

OKLAHOMA CITY — The emotions are high for Oklahoma teachers as the school year approaches rapidly. KOCO 5 is your back-to-school headquarters, covering every angle of this important time in a family’s life. We focused on the teachers, how they are feeling, and how they are preparing to welcome children back to class.
EL RENO, OK
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Fire Crews Respond To House Fire In Yukon

Fire crews from Yukon, Mustang and Oklahoma City were called to fight a fire Tuesday afternoon in Yukon. The fire started in the garage of a home and spread to the attic. No word on the cause of the fire or if anyone was injured.
YUKON, OK
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Yukon signal light pole felled in crash

One of Yukon’s busiest intersections temporarily because a “four-way stop” after a signal light pole was knocked down in a crash. A one-vehicle traffic collision occurred about 8:15 p.m. Aug. 2 at Garth Brooks Boulevard and W Vandament after the driver “blacked out” and “lost control” of his vehicle, according to a Yukon police report.
YUKON, OK
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