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Salina School District Reaches $2.6 Million Settlement With Victims Of Molestation Involving Former Coach
Victims and the Salina School District reached a $2.6 million settlement in connection with a 2019 lewd molestation case. McBride & McBride Lawyers of Oklahoma represents 15 victims in the case and says it secured justice for those affected by the egregious actions that occurred at Salina High School. The...
Savor the Spice: Top 5 Mexican Eateries in Pryor You Must Visit
This piece presents five outstanding Mexican restaurants in Pryor. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these establishments? If you have, we would love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below!
OSHA fines Oklahoma manufacturer $284K for exposing workers to almost 2 dozen hazards
OSHA cited an Oklahoma-based aeronautical parts manufacturer for exposing workers to almost two dozen safety hazards at one of its plants. The agency initiated the inspection following a complaint about a lax safety environment at the company’s plant in Catoosa, Oklahoma. Inspectors found 23 serious violations related to confined...
Local Employment Alert: Oologah-Talala Public Schools Hiring for 2024-2025 School Year
Oologah-Talala Public Schools has certified and support positions open for the 2024-2025 school year. Anyone interested should fill out an application and email the corresponding administrator. See a full listing of opportunities by using this LINKVisit here for more details.
Student reports potential safety threat to Pryor High School
PRYOR, Okla. — On Thursday, a student reported a potential threat to staff members at Pryor High School.
Oklahoma police say nonbinary teen's death was not result of injuries from high school fight
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A 16-year-old Oklahoma high school student who died a day after an altercation in a school restroom that may have been prompted by bullying over gender identity did not die as a result of injuries sustained in the fight, police said Wednesday. Police in the suburban Tulsa community of Owasso are investigating the death of 16-year-old Nex Benedict, whose family said identified as nonbinary and used they/them pronouns. Although the cause of death has not been determined, Owasso police said in a statement preliminary autopsy results indicate the teen did not die as a result of injuries sustained in the fight. “At this time, any further comments on the cause of death are currently pending until toxicology results and other ancillary testing results are received,” the statement says.
2-year-old laid to rest after investigators say he accidentally shot himself
CHOUTEAU, Okla. — A 2-year-old boy from Chouteau was laid to rest Tuesday after investigators said he accidentally shot himself with a gun.
Locust Grove Woman Injured in Crash
One is injured in a single-vehicle crash in Mayes County. The injury accident happened yesterday morning at about 6:45am. A 2010 Dodge Challenger, driven by 52-year-old Kelly Foreman, was westbound on County Road East 550 about three miles west of Locust Grove. Foreman departed the road to the right about...
Skunk Mating Season Leads To More Encounters In Green Country, Here's What You Should Know
Skunk sightings are on the rise across Green Country. It's mating season, and for the next two months you're more likely to see and smell them during the day. The number one way to attract a skunk is to leave dog food outside. Skunks also like to dig and live in dens, so you can close up areas under your shed or a deck with chicken wire or bricks.
Meet Train: A Giant Heart Wrapped in Fur, Searching for a Forever Home!
CHOUTEAU, Oklahoma ~ This pup is as big as his name! Meet Train. He’s a 1-2 year old Staffordshire pittie! He’s 70+ pounds of pure affection! He is full of love for people and gets along great with other dogs. He truly is the definition of love!. He’s...
Bartlesville Man Charged with Kidnapping and Domestic Abuse
A Bartlesville man is facing two felony charges of domestic abuse assault and battery by strangulation, plus a felony charge of kidnapping. William Anthony Collins appeared in Washington County court this week on those charges after being picked up Tuesday on an outstanding warrant. The different charges stem from separate incidents. According to an affidavit, Collins allegedly choked the victim two times during an argument on Feb. 6th. It is also alleged that Collins slapped the victim with the back of his hand in the face after releasing his hands from their neck.
Bartlesville Man Points Gun at Two Probation Officers
A Bartlesville man was seen in Washington County Court on Wednesday on the charges of feloniously pointing a firearm, obstructing an officer, and resisting an officer. Cody McClain is alleged of pointing a firearm at two probation officers on the 1000 block of SW Frank Phillips Blvd. According to an...
New Career and Human Services Offices Coming to Dewey for Local Cherokee Citizens
The Cherokee Nation and the Cherokee Cultural Community organization in Washington County have agreed to establish a Career Services and Human Services satellite office. This office will be located in the Cherokee Cultural Community’s facility in Dewey, Oklahoma. The aim is to provide better access to services for Cherokee citizens in the area.
Rogers County Sheriff's Office warns of CashApp bond scam targeting family of inmates
CLAREMORE, OK (KTUL) — The Rogers County Sheriff's Office (RCSO) is warning family members of newly incarcerated inmates at the Roger County Jail being contacted about posting bonds by CashApp. This is not a representative of the Sheriff's Office and we would never ask for payment of a bond...
Bartlesville Man Found in Possession of Over Six Pounds of Marijuana
A Bartlesville man was seen in Washington County Court Tuesday on the charges of identity theft, possession of a controlled dangerous substance (CDS) without tax stamp, possession CDS, and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. Matthew Ryan Lacey was arrested Monday around 2 a.m. after he was found in possession of...
Flock Cameras Aid Pryor Creek Police in Locating Missing Elderly Man
PRYOR, Oklahoma ~ Pryor Creek Police Officers utilized newly installed Flock Cameras, automated license plate readers, to locate a missing elderly man this past Tuesday, as confirmed by Pryor Creek Police Chief Jeremy Cantrell. Within minutes of receiving an alert from the Flock Cameras, officers were able to locate and...
Claremore To Host 50th Annual Mid-America Ford And Shelby Nationals, Not Tulsa
The Mid-America Ford and Shelby Nationals is moving from Tulsa to Claremore for its 50th year. The event had been held in Tulsa since 1979. Claremore is expecting thousands of car enthusiasts to attend and is predicting an economic impact of $500,000. The event will be held June 19th-24th.
The gas price fluctuate between $2.78 and $2.89 in Nowata as of 2024-02-24. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Saturday is $3.264, a week ago the price is $3.282 , according to AAA.
Bartlesville fentanyl dealer found guilty of first-degree murder in historic case
A Washington County jury delivered a guilty verdict Thursday for 32-year-old Jason Johnson of Bartlesville in a landmark case involving the overdose death of a local man in 2021. Johnson was convicted of first-degree murder and could face life imprisonment with the possibility of parole following the jury's recommendation. Washington...
How personal income has changed in Rogers County—plus, see how it compares to the rest of the state and country
Stacker analyzed Bureau of Economic Analysis data to see how personal income has changed in Rogers County, Oklahoma and how it compares to state and national levels.