Aline-Cleo Public Schools: The Heartbeat of Cleo Springs
Nestled in the historic town of Cleo Springs, Oklahoma, Aline-Cleo Public Schools stand as a beacon of progress, echoing the town's transformation from a pioneer settlement to a community centered around modern education. The district, serving the evolving needs of this tight-knit community, boasts a low student-to-teacher ratio and is currently investing in new educational facilities, symbolizing its unwavering commitment to nurturing the town's youth and honoring its rich legacy.
Chester, Oklahoma: A Resilient Ghost Town's Tale
In the heart of Major County, Oklahoma, lies the quaint and tranquil ghost town of Chester. Founded in the early 1900s and named after U.S. Senator Chester I. Long, the town's once lively streets have grown still, with a population that has dwindled to just 120 residents as of 2023. Despite its modest size, Chester's rich history and commitment to education, with 80% high school graduation and 38% holding bachelor's degrees, have helped it weather the storms of time.
Longdale Speedway: Oklahoma's Premier Racing Destination
Longdale Speedway has emerged as a hub for high-octane racing in the heart of western Oklahoma, drawing fans from all over the state since its opening in 2014. The 3/8 mile clay track is famous for its high-banked oval, providing a thrilling stage for various motorsport events. Under the guidance of Terry Mattox, the Speedway has unveiled a 2023 lineup that includes the Enid/Longdale Challenge and the electrifying OCRS Sprint Cars, among others, ensuring an adrenaline-fueled season ahead.
Fay, Oklahoma: A Time Capsule of 19th-Century Americana
Nestled in the southeastern corner of Dewey County, the small town of Fay, Oklahoma, offers a rare view into the rich tapestry of 19th-century rural Americana. Founded as a farming and ranching community along the St. Louis-San Francisco Railway line, Fay has maintained its historical essence, with many original buildings still standing. The Fay Post Office, established on April 19, 1894, is a living monument to the town's resilience, named after Fay Fisco, the son of the first postmaster.
David Payne's Monday Evening Forecast: Northwestern Oklahoma Snowfall and Upcoming Weather Changes
Catch David Payne's Monday evening forecast discussing the beautiful snow in Northwestern Oklahoma, the weekend rain, and the upcoming weather conditions. Learn about the local heroes helping out in the snow and get a glimpse of the stunning sunset. Stay tuned for the week's weather outlook.
WATCH: Cars slide off roads due to winter weather in northwest Oklahoma
Winter weather on Saturday caused drivers in northwest Oklahoma to slide off the roads. >> Check live radar | KOCO weather page | Get KOCO on the Go. KOCO First Alert Storm Tracker Shane Helton captured just how slick these conditions were. Open the video player above to see a car carrying multiple passengers slide off the roadway near Buffalo.
Tipton smashes Waynoka 54-0 to advance to Class C Finals
Oklahoma braces for winter weather: ODOT preps roadways and urges driver caution
OKLAHOMA CITY- (KOKH) — A winter weather advisory will be in effect from 12am Saturday to 6am Sunday for far-west Oklahoma counties, and light snow expected around Woodward County. The Oklahoma Department of Transportation says they're working to keep the roadways safe and clear for drivers. "Our crews are...
Exploring the Rich Heritage of Fairview, Oklahoma at the Major County Historical Society Museum
Immerse yourself in the history of Fairview, Oklahoma, at the Major County Historical Society Museum. Since its inception in 1968, this repository of the past spans 160 acres of once-farmed land and houses a wide array of artifacts, from Native American heritage to the pioneering spirit of early settlers. Key attractions include historical structures like the Blue Front Hotel, Fairview train depot, and the Wohlgemuth house, each telling a unique story of a bygone era.
The Salt Fork River: A Lifeline Through History and Culture
The Salt Fork River, a vital artery near the town of Aline, courses through the Central Corn Belt Plains of Illinois and the rolling hills of Alfalfa County, Oklahoma. Originating from saline springs west of Danville, Illinois, its waters have sustained life and livelihoods, from wildlife and Native American tribes to early settlers and modern-day communities. The river's ecological importance is mirrored in the burst of wildflowers along its banks each spring, while its cultural significance is etched in local lore and historical narratives.
Freezing Temps In The Metro For The Morning
Saturday morning will be tracking freezing rain, sleet, and snow from Woodward to Fairview and points NW. Temperatures will be pretty steady up NW in the 29-33 range all day while south-of-front temps will warm. Snow ends in the NW on Saturday evening. For the OKC Metro, temps are well...
Today the gas price is close to $2.99 in Mooreland as of 2023-11-27. Find the available 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 Monday is $3.250, a week ago the price is $3.308 , according to AAA.
Camargo, Oklahoma: A Silent Sentinel of America's Heartland
Nestled in the expansive western plains of Oklahoma, Camargo stands as a testament to the enduring spirit of America's once-thriving small towns. Established during the frenzied land runs of 1892, Camargo's origins are as storied as its name, which conjures images of 'little dogs' as per Cheyenne lore or harks back to an Illinois town. From the peak of its bustling activity, with 312 residents in the 1950s, to a mere 178 by 2010, Camargo's transformation into a 'ghost town' is emblematic of a broader narrative of rural decline.
Thackerville's season ends after loss to Waynoka
The Thackerville Wildcat season came to an end last Friday night at Jeff Bone Field. The Wildcats fell to Waynoka 54-64 in a back and forth battle between the two teams. Entering the game, Thackerville was riding a nine game win streak and a dominant 52-6 win in the first round over Copan.
Andrew Adams' Saturday Morning Forecast: Winter Weather Across the State
Catch Andrew Adams' Saturday morning forecast discussing the winter weather across the state. Hear firsthand reports of snowfall, slick roads, and freezing conditions in Northwestern Oklahoma. Stay updated on the changing weather conditions, including the possibility of heavier snowfall and colder temperatures.
Fairview Head Football Coach Robert Bernard Previews Semi-Finals
The Fairview Yellow Jackets are moving on to the Class A State Semi-Finals where they will make their bid to return to the State Championship game for the 2nd straight year. Fairview is once again having a strong season behind the strong play of CTB All-Star QB Jax Bernard, WR Isaiah Burris, and DB Reed Martens. They will be taking on the Woodland Cougars on CTB Sports 1390,1640 am The CTB Sports app, and Enidlive.com.
Cleo Springs, Oklahoma: A Small Town with a Big Heart
Tucked away in Major County, Oklahoma, the quaint town of Cleo Springs may be small, but its sense of community is immeasurable. With a population of just 287 according to the latest census, this hidden gem is the epitome of the phrase 'small town with a big heart.' The town's rich heritage, dating back to its founding in 1894, has cultivated a culture of camaraderie and close ties among residents, celebrated annually at the Cleo Springs Watermelon Festival—a vibrant event that brings together young and old in a delightful display of unity and joy.
Indians open season with win over Putnam Heights
The Marietta Indians and Lady Indians were scheduled to open their season Friday, November 17 against visiting Putnam Heights Academy in the Bill Johnson Gymnasium’s new commons/lobby area pending occupancy approval. That approval granted, both teams were set to host their first home game of the season. Putnam Heights’...
Winter weather moves in after Thanksgiving
OKLAHOMA (KFOR) – We will see scattered rain and storm chances again today. Highs this afternoon will climb into the upper-50’s to low-60’s. Windy and mild tonight. Overnight lows will dip into the mid-40’s. Nice weather as we head through Thanksgiving. Turkey day highs will climb...
Cassie Heiter's Forecast: Pleasant Thanksgiving Day, Incoming Winter Storm in Northwest Oklahoma
Tune in for Cassie Heiter's Wednesday evening forecast. Expect a pleasant Thanksgiving day with temperatures in the 60s, perfect for outdoor activities. However, brace for potential winter-like weather as a Pacific storm system moves in, bringing snowstorms to the Northwest. Stay updated on the changing weather conditions.