Stillwater Man Sent To Prison On Meth & Heroin Charges

(Stillwater, Okla.) — A Stillwater man has been given a 10-year prison term for trafficking methamphetamine and a concurrent 5-year prison term for possessing heroin with intent to distribute, to which he pleaded guilty last week. Anthony Scott Neece, 31, had been out of prison for only two and one-half...
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Authorities Recover A Body After Drowning Report In Guthrie

A body was recovered after drowning was reported Thursday morning in Guthrie, authorities said. The drowning was reported shortly after 7 a.m. Thursday near Spring Creek Avenue and Iron Mound Drive. Two people were walking in the area and found the body. The drowning victim was identified as a man....
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Stillwater man dies after crash near Sand Springs

TULSA, Okla. (KTUL) — A Stillwater man is dead after a crash in Tulsa County Wednesday night. Troopers say the crash was reported around 8 p.m. on West 51st Street South just east of Sand Springs. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says 42-year-old David Crockett, who was a passenger in the...

$25k bond set for suspect in vehicle pursuit

An Elk City woman is facing five charges after she was formally arraigned following Tuesday’s pursuit that came zooming into Guthrie. In Payne County court, Kareena Michelle Jackson, 35, was charged with attempting to elude, operating a motor vehicle while driver’s license was revoked, obstructing an officer, unlawful possession of a controlled drug and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia.
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Bethany Police identify body of Oklahoma man buried in shallow grave

BETHANY, Okla. (KFOR) – The Bethany Police Department says the Medical Examiner has identified the human remains that were found buried in a shallow grave in early June. On June 7, authorities were called to the home near NW 31st Street and Rockwell Avenue after a decomposed body was discovered in a shallow grave and covered in a tarp.
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Eviction moratorium ends Saturday. What will it mean for OKC apartment renters, investors?

So far, so good for the apartment business amid the coronavirus pandemic, because renters in the Oklahoma City area have been good so far, keeping their rent paid up. That could all end Saturday with the end of the national eviction moratorium, but Mike Buhl doubts it. As a real estate broker and owner of Commercial Realty Resources Co., he specializes in multifamily property and tracks the apartment investment market.
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Poke-a-Thon: OSU launches vaccine incentive program

STILLWATER, Okla. — Through the Poke-a-thon campaign, OSU is offering students incentives to get vaccinated for COVID-19, including football tickets, iPads and more than $10,000 bursar scholarships. The contest is open to fully vaccinated, OSU-Stillwater students actively enrolled for the fall 2021 semester. To participate, students must provide proof of...
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Local teenager accepts lawn mowing challenge to help community

Dillan Pinney-Mahler spent three weeks mowing 50 yards around Stillwater after being inspired by the We Are Raising Men 50 yard lawn challenge. Pinney-Mahler said he and his mom saw the challenge on Facebook, and after looking into it, decided it would be beneficial for the community and him. “Well,...
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New Movie Filmed in Oklahoma Starting Matt Damon in Theaters This Friday

There's a new movie coming out this Friday (07-30-21) staring Matt Damon called Stillwater that was filmed right here in Oklahoma. The new film will hit the silver screen and will hopefully be available for pay-per-view as well. Stillwater was directed by Tom McCarthy and was shot in several different locations around Oklahoma. The Sooner State has become a very popular place for filmmakers and we've seen more and more movies being filmed here over the past couple of years.
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Oklahoma universities update masking guidelines amid CDC change

NORMAN, Okla. (KFOR) – As students prepare to head back to the classroom, doctors and medical experts continue to stress the importance of slowing the spread of COVID-19. On Tuesday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Americans who live in high COVID-19 transmission areas should mask up while indoors, regardless if they’ve been vaccinated or not.
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OSU Launches New Campaign In Effort To Get Students Vaccinated

Oklahoma State University is hoping students will get vaccinated ahead of the fall semester by enticing them with gifts. The Stillwater campus is launching a new campaign called "Poke-a-thon." Students will be entered to win weekly prizes over the course of eight weeks beginning August 18. To qualify, the university will use each student's proof of vaccination, which will be uploaded to their University Health Services Portal. Winners will be drawn from there.

USDA adds another Oklahoma county to quarantine list

LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - There are now 21 counties across the state named under a USDA quarantine list for hay sellers due to fire ants. In southwest Oklahoma the counties under quarantine include Comanche, Stephens, Jefferson, Cotton, Tillman, and Jackson. Counties have been quarantined for a number of years, and...