Audit reveals years of malfeasance in Seminole County Sheriff’s Office
SEMINOLE COUNTY, Okla. (KXII) - An audit from an Oklahoma State Auditor and Inspector revealed years of malfeasance in the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office. The audit found that between 2016 and 2022, $187,340 went missing from a kiosk used to deposit cash for inmates to use in the commissary.
Tulsa man after collision involving truck in Lincoln County
LINCOLN COUNTY, Okla. — A Tulsa man is dead after a collision involving a truck in Lincoln County, according to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol (OHP).
FORECAST: Windy and warm Tuesday
WIND ADVISORY for the entire area Tuesday 9 AM - Midnight
👷♀️🚧 Lane Closure on Westbound I-40 Near SH-102 in Shawnee for Surface Repairs
The time displayed is local to the original X account in Oklahoma. Attention motorists in Pottawatomie County: The Oklahoma Department of Transportation has announced that on Tuesday, westbound Interstate 40 will be narrowed to one lane near State Highway 102 in Shawnee for surface repairs. This traffic change is scheduled to occur from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Travelers should exercise additional caution when driving through the construction area. This lane closure is expected to potentially impact traffic flow, therefore, drivers are advised to plan their commutes accordingly and consider alternate routes if possible to avoid delays.
A Culinary Journey: 4 Shawnee Pizzas That Will Blow Your Mind
In this article, we'll be exploring four outstanding pizzerias located in Shawnee. Have you had the chance to sample their delicious offerings yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
NEO Men’s Basketball Wins 5th in a Row; Beats Seminole State 81-59
MIAMI, OK – NEO men’s basketball won its fifth game in a row on Monday night in defeating Seminole State 81-59 on home court. The Norsemen looked strong in the first half, as the offense was rolling courtesy of big plays from Treyvon Byrd and Javarzia Belton, but Seminole State narrowed the lead to single […]
City Council to consider vacating alley
One of the agenda items discussed at the last city council meeting conducted on February 12, was to take possible action to lease the vacant lot on Shawna Russel Way. The agenda listed it as a “vacant lot”, however, to many in Okemah it is an alleyway that at one time was occupied with the Okemah Ladies Lounge.
Alma College STUNT Secures 3-2 Record at Oklahoma Baptist Tournament
Alma College STUNT team competed in the Oklahoma Baptist STUNT tournament, securing a 3-2 record over the weekend. Despite a challenging start against #2 Oklahoma State, Alma bounced back with dominant victories against other opponents. Alma's victory against #7 Maryville resulted in a 24-3 scoreline. In their match against #10...
Macomb, February 26 High School 🏀 Game Notice
The Sasakwa High School basketball team will have a game with Macomb High School on February 26, 2024, 18:00:00 CST. ALWAYS WANTED TO DUNK LIKE A TOTAL BADASS, OR DEVELOP ROCK-SOLID WORK ETHIC....
Basketball Game Recap: Holdenville Wolverines vs. Casady Cyclones
It's hard to turn regular season success into postseason wins, a fact the Holdenville Wolverines can now relate to. They fell 66-53 to the Cyclones on Thursday. The loss was a bit of a surprise, as Holdenville came into the matchup with a sizable advantage in MaxPreps' Oklahoma basketball rankings (they are ranked 139th, while Casady is ranked 431st).
Former Ponca City basketball coach sentenced
SHAWNEE— Former Ponca City Public School basketball coach and Shawnee Assistant Athletic Director, Ronald Gene Arthur was sentenced to five years in prison this week in Pottawatomie County District Court. Arthur is now convicted of soliciting sex from a minor by use of technology.
Eight people facing charges for illegal marijuana cultivation in Earlsboro
EARLSBORO, OKLA. (KOKH) — Eight people face charges for illegal cultivation after the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics (OBN) served a search warrant at a marijuana farm in Earlsboro on Thursday. OBN agents seized around 3,800 plants and 600 pounds of processed marijuana from the Aurora LLC marijuana farm. Officials...
Body camera shows arrest of Tecumseh bus driver who allegedly drove students while intoxicated
Police released the body camera footage of the Tecumseh Public Schools Transportation Director, who was allegedly driving a bus full of kids while drunk.
Trial For Man Charged In Tow Truck Driver Crash On I-40 Near Earlsboro Pushed To March
The trial for the semi-truck driver charged with killing a tow truck driver in a crash last March is being pushed to next month, according to documents. According to an affidavit, Shenjie Li is being charged with leaving the scene of a fatality accident. In March of 2023, the Oklahoma...
Earlsboro Church of Christ
Photojournalist: • Michael Schwarz • Jeff Hodge. The start to this church starts like this, allegedly a local by the name of J.A. Ingram wanted to correct the “moral confusion” of Earlsboro by building a new church as a gift to the town. After $25,000 and a year or so of construction, the two-story buff brick building complete with a bell tower and parapeted gable roof was complete. The First United Methodist Church of Earlsboro was dedicated on March 17th with Bishop Boaz of Little Rock AR delivering the dedication address. The auditorium had seating to accommodate five hundred patrons, Sunday school rooms, a kitchen, and a basement. Under the leadership of Pastor Schooler, the church grew very quickly doubling in membership. Over the years events such as baptisms, socials, baccalaureate services, funerals, and weddings were held here making it a focal point of bringing together the community.
Top 5 Must-Visit Mexican Restaurants in Shawnee: A Foodie's Guide
In this article, we're exploring five exceptional Mexican restaurants in Shawnee. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these places? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts and experiences in the comments section below.
Remembering Okemah: The Lost African American Community of Our City's Past
Once a thriving community of African American farm workers from Okemah, Oklahoma the Okemah neighborhood had its own school, church and businesses. Annexed by Phoenix in the 1960's and split in half by the construction of Interstate 10 the last residents had all left by the year 2000.Visit here for more details.
Cochran, Reese, and Roberts Race to NOW600 National Wins at Red Dirt Raceway!
MEEKER, Okla. (February 24, 2024) - Chris Cochran, Brecken Reese, and Tityn Roberts raced their way to victory lane on Saturday with the Dirt2Media NOW600 Micro Sprint National Championship at Red Dirt Raceway for the finale of Micro Meltdown. 74 entries were on hand during a beautiful evening in central...
How personal income has changed in Seminole 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 Seminole County, Oklahoma and how it compares to state and national levels.
Wild onion dinners are back
MVSKOKE RESERVATION, Oklv. – Wild onions are in bloom once again, and with them comes the tradition of wild onion dinners that bring Mvskoke people together from across the reservation. One of the largest dinners is hosted annually at the Salt Creek Methodist Church in Holdenville. Muscogee (Creek) National Council Representative Dode Barnett grew up attending those dinners her entire life.