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Non-custodial mother arrested after hiding 2 missing Stillwater teens at Enid home

STILLWATER, Okla. — Authorities arrested a woman after police said she hid two runaway teenagers missing from Stillwater since June. On Aug. 3, the Stillwater Police Department received a tip that the two 13-year-olds were at home in Enid with one of the teens' non-custodial mothers. Stillwater police notified the Enid Police Department, and officers went to the home.
STILLWATER, OK
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Oklahoma's Gundy out after saying 'racially charged' word

A day after Oklahoma assistant head football coach Cale Gundy announced his resignation, the school said Monday that Gundy uttered a racially charged word multiple times during a film session last week. Gundy, who had been with the program as an assistant since 1999, announced his resignation in a social media post late Sunday, and the school confirmed it with a statement shortly thereafter. Oklahoma sent out another statement on Monday giving more details about the incident. “Coach Gundy resigned from the program because he knows what he did was wrong,” first-year Sooners coach Brent Venables said in the statement....
NORMAN, OK
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Law enforcement logs Aug. 7-9

The following information is provided by Ponca City police. At 1:58 a.m. PCPD received a report of a group of juveniles who reportedly broke into a bus at Bible Baptist Church, 333 S. Washington. officers responded and reported the church was secure and the bus door was open. At 6:40...
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Ohio State football: Jim Knowles faces adjustment to Big Ten from Oklahoma State, Joey Galloway says

Following a tough season defensively for Ohio State, coach Ryan Day brought in Jim Knowles from Oklahoma State as the Buckeyes' new defensive coordinator and made it clear last month at Big Ten Media Days in Indianapolis that he expects far better play on that side of the ball — specifically, a top-10 unit. On Tuesday, Knowles said at Ohio State media availability that he wishes Day "would've said top five, because that's what we expect." Joey Galloway, a former star wide receiver for the Buckeyes, pushed back a bit on that sentiment during ESPN's "College Football Live" on Tuesday, saying Knowles will face an adjustment going from the Big 12 to the Big Ten.
COLUMBUS, OH
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Bryce Kennedy resigns as Tonkawa City Attorney

Blackwell City Attorney Bryce Kennedy resigned as the City of Tonkawa’s attorney Friday, roughly one week after former Blackwell Mayor T.J. Greenfield pled guilty to felony charges of embezzlement, fraud and conspiracy. Kennedy’s resignation also comes as Tonkawa City Manager Kirk Henderson and former Blackwell City Manager Thomas “Chip”...
BLACKWELL, OK
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Ohio State defensive coordinator has very bold prediction for 2022 season

Even though Ohio State had one of the nation’s best offenses last season behind Heisman Trophy finalist C.J. Stroud, the Buckeye defense was not strong. But with the addition of new defensive coordinator Jim Knowles from Oklahoma State, Ohio State head coach Ryan Day set his expectations high – and Knowles is setting them even higher.
COLUMBUS, OH
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What Oklahoma State defensive coordinator Derek Mason said after practice

STILLWATER, Okla. — It has been six and a half months since Oklahoma State football hired Derek Mason as its new defensive coordinator. The former Auburn assistant and Vanderbilt head coach took over a position that was previously held by Jim Knowles, who brought the Cowboys defense to its highest level in program history before leaving to become the next coordinator at Ohio State.
STILLWATER, OK
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Community Invited to Back-to School Prayer Walk

The First United Methodist Church, PC invites you to the annual Back-to-School Prayer Walk. The event is scheduled for August 27th from 7:00 am to 9:00 am to intercede for students and teachers as they start the new school year. The Prayer Walk will be held at the Ponca City...
PONCA CITY, OK

Oklahoma State football commitment Kam Franklin focused on final Oak Grove season

Growing up, Kam Franklin and his cousin would go into his grandmother’s backyard and try to build crosses with some scrap wood — it would take them a week to finish one. Now during the summer before his final year of high school, Franklin spent his mornings preparing for the upcoming football season before going to work renovating a building on Main Street in Oak Grove from late May to mid-July.
OAK GROVE, LA
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Speedy Jaden Nixon Enters 2022 Stronger, More Experienced

STILLWATER — With a pair of four-star freshmen on campus and a transfer from the SEC, it can be easy to forget about the second-most experienced running back on the Cowboys’ roster: Jaden Nixon. Entering his redshirt freshman season, Nixon is up to 185 pounds, 10 pounds heavier...
STILLWATER, OK
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Which Big 12 team can compete for CFP? Oklahoma, Texas, OSU or Baylor? | Number One Ranked Show

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NORMAN, OK
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‘The Ceiling Is High’ for Oklahoma State’s Redshirt Freshman Safety Kendal Daniels

STILLWATER — The seventh-highest rated signee in Oklahoma State’s history, Kendal Daniels, is set to make an impact in his redshirt freshman season. Daniels, a safety, got to dip his toes into the college football waters last season behind a highly experienced secondary. But with Kolby Harvell-Peel, Tanner McCalister and Tre Sterling gone, there is a void in the back end of the Pokes’ defense that Daniels’ massive 6-foot-4, 205-pound frame ought to fit into nicely into.
STILLWATER, OK
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Stillwater man ordered jailed for stabbing family dog

(Stillwater, Okla.) — A Stillwater man, who admitted stabbing the family dog without an agreement with the prosecution regarding his penalty for animal cruelty, was ordered Friday to serve 60 days in jail as part of a five-year deferred sentence with extensive conditions — including a prohibition for five years from possessing any animal or living with anyone who has an animal.
STILLWATER, OK
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Suspension from Athletic Activities for Unsporting Behavior Rule Enacted

The OSSAA has enacted a new rule, Suspension from Athletic Activities for Unsporting Behavior Rule, in efforts to improve sportsmanship at high school and middle school athletic events. Ponca City Public Schools is an OSSAA member school. Any “egregious” unsportsmanlike behavior by Coaches, Players, or Fans two or more times...
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