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Men Plead Guilty To Racially-Motivated Hate Crime In Shawnee

Two men have pleaded guilty to committing a hate crime in Shawnee back in 2019. Devan Nathanial Johnson and Brandon Wayne Killian were charged after physically assaulting a Black man and his friend in the parking lot of a bar. The indictment alleged that the assault took place due to...
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Creek County implements a 14-day burn ban, effective today

Creek County Emergency Management Director Covey Murray came before the Board of Country Commissioners Monday morning to request a 14-day burn ban. “We pretty much match all the things needed to put on a burn ban,” he said. “We got ahold of all the fire chiefs Friday, and the drought conditions we have with no rain in the forecast, I think it would be a good idea to get one for 14 days.”

OG&E crews deploy to Florida to assist with Hurricane Ian

SHAWNEE (KOKH) - OG&E has deployed 95 line restoration personnel to Florida on Monday to assist with power restoration as Hurricane Ian approaches the United States. On Monday morning, over 60 OG&E trucks carrying 95 linemen and support staff departed from a staging area in Shawnee. The group will travel to Jackson, Mississippi, and then to a designated staging area in Tampa, Florida on Tuesday in preparation for expected power outages due to the storm.

Bristow Police Department To Host Internet Safety Talk For Parents

The Bristow Police Department is hosting an internet safety talk for parents on Tuesday night. The event will take place at the Bristow Courthouse starting at 7 p.m. Officers recommend that parents do not bring their children as the discussion will be graphic as they talk about internet safety and sexual predators.

Wetumka Celebrates 72nd Annual Sucker Day This Weekend

The town of Wetumka is celebrating their 72nd annual Sucker Day this weekend. The festival celebrates the city business owners that were "suckered" into buying fake circus tickets in the 1950s. The event kicked off Saturday morning with food trucks, a parade and a rodeo.

Streak Snapping: Bulldogs Rally in Fourth, Overtake OBU in OT

SHAWNEE, Okla. – SWOSU Football trailed Oklahoma Baptist 31-20 on the road in the fourth quarter before scoring 11 unanswered points to force overtime. The Bulldogs went on to defeat the Bison 38-31 in the overtime period, snapping a 17-game win streak OBU carried against in-state opponents. The win...

SWCS aiming for 3rd straight, hosts Bulldogs

Aiming for three in a row. Southwest Covenant will be looking to wrap up the non-district season with a third straight win Friday when Davenport comes to town for a 7 p.m. kickoff at Taylor Park. The Patriots, 3-1, will be facing a 1-2 Bulldog team that is coming off...

Creek County Fair wraps up, next stop Tulsa State Fair

The Creek County Fair wrapped up on Sunday evening after a three day event at the Creek County Fairgrounds, making its way to the Tulsa State Fair which will run for 11 days beginning Sept. 29 through Oct. 29. The Tulsa State Fair is the largest family event that the city has. Annually held on the fourth Thursday after Labor Day, this historical event is based upon heritage, family values and quality entertainment for all ages. It was first organized in 1903 as the “Tulsa County Free Fair” and developed into the Tulsa State Fair. With the goal of providing an educational and entertaining experience to the community, it has over 100 years of history and continues to stand out as one of the premier fairs in the country. The fair usually attracts over one million visitors.

Bristow High Pirate Pride Band

The Bristow Pirate Pride's 2022 marching show title is 'Happy Trails'; song selections include 'Happy Trails' by Roy Rogers, 'Happy' by Pharrell Williams, and 'Happy Together' by The Turtles. The 2022 Drum Major is Kevin Roach. The Pirate Pride will be competing in three marching contests this year. The Stallion...

Oklahoma Baptist Scores Late to Defeat Harding

SEARCY – Oklahoma Baptist scored in the 84th minute to defeat the Harding women's soccer team 1-0 Saturday in Great American Conference action at the Stevens Soccer Complex. Harding falls to 1-6-2 overall and 0-2-1 in the GAC. Oklahoma Baptist improves to 3-5-0 and 2-0-0 in the GAC. GOALS.

Football Clashes with Oklahoma Baptist on Saturday

SWOSU (1-2) at Oklahoma Baptist (1-2) Shawnee, Okla. | 6:00 P.M. For Complete Game Notes, Click HERE (pdf) SWOSU Football will look to bounce back against Oklahoma Baptist this Saturday after suffering a 58-48 defeat at the hands of Southeastern last weekend. The Bulldogs have already responded well to a...

Bristow High Speech and Drama

This is my second year teaching, and I have been very lucky to find a place like Bristow to begin my career. We began last year by working on the competitive one act “Amelia, Once More.”We placed first at the regional level and 4th at the state level. We moved into our regular competition season in November where we saw much success as a team,and ended the season with 32 regional qualifications and a second place Sweeps award.We went onto State in April and had seven of our team members place in the top 8 in their respective events. Gary Daughtry brought became state champion in all three of his events, and Bristow earned a 4th place overall sweeps title at state. Gary also earned a place at the National tournament along with fellow competitor Kendal Hurley-Smith. In June, they competed in Lousiville Kentucky at the National level. Gary made it into the top 30 in Poetry. Bristow also put on a successful rendition of “Matilda the Musical” in March and we had a wildly talented cast and crew. Actors Hunter Remington and Aaliyah Givings were nominated for the Discovery Awards for their roles in Matilda. Hunter made it into the top 3 for male performers.