Sparks, OK

Motorcyclist Killed In 3-Vehicle Crash In Harrah

A motorcyclist was killed Thursday night in a three-vehicle crash, according to the Oklahoma County Sheriff's Office. The wreck happened at U.S. Highway 62 and Pottawatomie County Road around 7:45 p.m., and it involved a motorcycle, a car and a truck, deputies said. The drivers of the car and truck...
Picture for Motorcyclist Killed In 3-Vehicle Crash In Harrah

Person dead after crash involving motorcycle, pickup truck in Harrah

HARRAH, Okla. — A person died after a crash involving a motorcycle and a pickup truck Thursday night in Harrah. The crash happened on U.S. 62 and North Pottawatomie Road. Authorities have not said what they think led up to the collision or information about the victim. KOCO 5...
Picture for Person dead after crash involving motorcycle, pickup truck in Harrah

FBI searching for Shawnee bank robbery suspect

FBI investigators say the bank robber was described as an older white female, approximately 5’2” to 5’3”, slender/thin build, in her 60s or 70s, who wore a pink colored plaid long sleeve shirt, black pants, eye glasses, and a hat with a round blue rim.

DA Grubb Resigns, First Assistant Takes Over Understaffed Office For Pottawatomie, Lincoln Counties

Allan Grubb, district attorney for Pottawatomie and Lincoln Counties, announced his departure from office Friday. In his resignation letter submitted Friday, Grubb said he is “voluntarily suspending” himself immediately, as recommended by a multicounty grand jury, and announced his resignation from office effective Sept. 30. “With a short...

OUR VIEW: April Grace failed to protect Shawnee students

Shawnee Public Schools Superintendent April Grace had a duty to protect her students. She had the statutory authority to do so in April 2018, when a parent notified Grace that then-coach Ron Arthur was behaving inappropriately with a student. Grace failed to act decisively once notified of the danger to the student, allowing Arthur continued access to Shawnee students for another three years before his arrest.
News On 6

Shawnee Superintendent Receives Support From Statewide District Leaders

Data from the state ethics commission shows dozens of superintendents are pitching in to support April Grace's state superintendent campaign. According to the commission, at least 45 have donated in support of Shawnee Superintendent April Grace's campaign to be the next state superintendent. Grace has clashed with her opponent, education...

Local Fraternity Turns Abandoned School Into Community Center

The local chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity bought Garden Oaks Elementary School a little over a year ago, in anticipation of creating a community center. “Most neighborhoods are stable, because of an elementary school, where kids have the opportunity to use the playground equipment,” said Derrick Lewis the chapter president.

Screening of new documentary featuring historic Threatt Filling Station is set

A free screening will be held for a documentary featuring the historic Threatt Filling Station in Luther. The film screening for "Route 66: The Untold Story of Women on the Mother Road" will be at 7 p.m. Friday at the Carriage House of the Henry and Anna Overholser Mansion, 405 NW 15. A panel discussion featuring members of the Threatt family will be held after the screening.

What's Going On: Broadway Fun And More

Get out and enjoy yourself with Art, Live Music, and a Broadway show. It's What's Going On in the metro and beyond. Find the Grand Casino Hotel & Resort at 777 Grand Casino Blvd., Shawnee, Oklahoma. For more information and to look at their health and safety measures, visit

Seminole crash leaves four people injured

SEMINOLE, Okla. (KXII) - A single-vehicle collision left four people injured Saturday night in Seminole County. Seminole Officials said William Kiddy, 42, of Seminole, was driving a 2014 Chevrolet Sonic on Ok-99 and .6 of a mile north of EW 1180 Road approximately 3 miles north of Seminole when he departed roadway to the left, over corrected, then departed roadway to the right. The vehicle struck an embankment, a tree, and then a telephone pole around 8 p.m.

City of Stroud Achieves Film Friendly Certification

The Oklahoma Film + Music Office (OF+MO), in conjunction with the City of Stroud, is proud to announce the city has achieved film friendly certification after completing the requirements for OF+MO’s Oklahoma Film Friendly Community Program. “The City of Stroud is excited to join the state and other film...

Win tickets to PiG Fest Music and Art Festival in Wellston

Enter below for a chance to win 3-day tickets plus camping at PiG Fest Music and Art Festival at Rainbow Valley Ranch in Wellston, Friday, September 9 through Sunday, September 11, 2022. The contest closes at noon Monday, August 22, 2022. You can buy tickets to the festival here.

Choctaw hosts Pepper Festival 2022

Choctaw Creek Park played host to the second annual Pepper Festival Friday night. A total of 10 contestants competed in the pepper eating contest. Each challenger started with a variety of 14 peppers on the lineup, and the group eventually dwindled down to just three finalists. The tie breaker between...