OBU students take on Micro internship with The Envoy GuideOliver AmbroseNewsBreak Contributor
Major Methamphetamine Bust in Holdenville by Drug Task ForceRachel PerkinsNewsBreak Contributor
Oklahoma's Clu Gulager: A Legacy of Versatility in Television and FilmBobfordNewsBreak Contributor
Spotlight Oklahoman: Gordon Cooper: Pioneer in SpaceBobfordNewsBreak Contributor
Amber Alert Issued for Missing Six-Year-Old in Pottawatomie CountyNik HatziefstathiouNewsBreak Contributor
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Dogs Up for Adoption in shawnee, OK
Have you been contemplating pet adoption, or simply love perusing adorable pets? A myriad of delightful pets are available for adoption at various animal shelters in the vicinity of shawnee..
You Could Buy This Vintage Oklahoma Theater & Make It a Home
Growing up, my mom always shared a very odd dream of hers with us kids. She always wanted to buy an old school to make it the family home. She wanted to turn each classroom into bedrooms, living rooms, and entertaining spaces. The commercial kitchen would do for our large family. Having a gym in your home is every child's dream, and the auditorium could have become the family theater/TV room.
Group calls for Ryan Walters to resign over video on prayer at Prague Elementary
In the wake of a controversy over prayers led over the intercom at Prague Elementary School, the Freedom From Religion Foundation called Wednesday for the resignation of state schools Superintendent Ryan Walters. The group said it “will not back down in the face of your grandstanding” after Walters criticized the organization for objecting to the school prayers.
Savor the Morning: Top 3 Breakfast & Brunch Spots in Shawnee
In this article, we're excited to share with you three exceptional breakfast and brunch spots in Shawnee. Have you had the chance to visit any of these places yet? We'd love to hear from you! Please feel free to share your experiences and thoughts in the comments section below.
Boom and Bust: The Cycle of Oil Towns and the Quest for Sustainability
Once thriving centers of the oil industry, towns like Cromwell, Oklahoma, have seen the best and worst of times. The early 20th-century oil boom brought rapid population growth and economic prosperity but also lawlessness and environmental strain. The story of Cromwell, particularly its decline following the boom and the legendary efforts of Bill Tilghman to restore order, serves as a cautionary tale for similar small towns that have experienced such resource-based surges.
The gas price fluctuate between $2.72 and $3.39 in Seminole as of 2023-11-30. 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 Thursday is $3.246, a week ago the price is $3.268 , according to AAA.
Wanette family named Farm and Ranch Family of the Year
The Karges family of Wanette was recognized as Oklahoma Farm Bureau’s District Eight Farm and Ranch Family of the Year at the organization’s 82nd annual meeting November 11 in Oklahoma City. Brock and Sheila Karges own and operate Triple Heart Ranch where the family and their eight employees...
People, animals will enjoy this year's pecan harvest in Oklahoma
We are nearing the last half of pecan season. Whether buying pecans at the store or picking them yourself, the weather has impacted what you are coming home with. This is the busy season for pecan growers. A pecan producer in Shawnee told KOCO 5 that the harvest has been great this year.
SWOSU Opens GACtion with Win at Oklahoma Baptist
SHAWNEE, Okla. – In the Great American Conference opener, SWOSU Women's Basketball secured a 59-53 victory over Oklahoma Baptist. The Lady Bulldogs built an 18-point fourth quarter lead but had to withstand a late push from OBU to earn the victory. SWOSU (3-3, 1-0 GAC) has now won eight...
Men’s Hoops Drops Physical Opener at OBU
SHAWNEE, Okla. – SWOSU Men's Basketball fell 63-52 in a physical contest at Oklahoma Baptist on the opening night of conference play. The Bulldogs continue to search for the first win of the season, dropping to 0-5 and now 0-1 in the GAC. SWOSU trailed 34-24 at halftime and...
Prague Elementary agrees to end morning announcement prayers following First Amendment concerns
Prague Public Schools won’t allow student-led prayer over the intercom at Prague Elementary School going forward, an attorney for the district has told the Freedom From Religion Foundation. The Madison, Wisconsin-based foundation said Monday it had received information from an anonymous community member in Prague that the school had...
Shawnee Woman Raising Money, Placing Wreaths On Veteran Graves
A woman in Shawnee is determined to shine a light on Veterans this holiday season. Karen Hilditch has a deep connection to veterans, as both her father and late husband fought for our country. She is filling a Brown Cemetery in Tecumseh with Christmas spirit by raising money to place...
Kent State defeats Shawnee State 103-61
KENT, Ohio (AP) — Brenden Moss scored 19 points as Kent State beat Shawnee State 103-61 on Thursday night. Moss was 6 of 8 shooting (5 for 6 from 3-point range) for the Golden Flashes (5-3). VonCameron Davis scored 16 points while going 6 of 10 from the floor, including 2 for 4 from 3-point range, and 2 for 4 from the line, and added six rebounds. Chris Payton shot 5 of 8 from the field and 4 for 4 from the line to finish with 14 points.
Crafting Sustainable Futures: The Role of Cultural Preservation in Community Development
The tradition of naming American towns after influential figures like the first postmaster Fraiser Asher is more than an homage; it's a reflection of the nation's historical mosaic. These namesakes serve as enduring reminders of the local leaders who have shaped community identities and preserved cultural legacies. Such practices across the United States highlight the importance of maintaining historical continuity and the pivotal roles that individuals have played in the narrative of community development.
A Culinary Journey: Discovering 3 Must-Try Traditional American Foods in Shawnee
In this article, we explore three traditional American cuisines in Shawnee. Have you had the pleasure of tasting any of these dishes? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Holdenville: The Small Town with a Big Legacy
Nestled in the heart of Oklahoma, Holdenville may be small, but its cultural footprint is colossal, thanks to the legendary figures it has gifted to the world. The town beams with pride for being the birthplace of Jim Thorpe, a Native American athlete whose triumphs in the 1912 Olympics solidified his status as a sports icon. His athletic mastery spanned across baseball, football, and even ballroom dancing, earning him accolades in various halls of fame.
Local Pioneer Library System Donates Over 2,000 Books to Citizen Potawatomi Nation Clinics
The Citizen Potawatomi Nation (CPN) has received a donation of 2,128 books from the Pioneer Library System (PLS). The books were delivered to CPN's WIC building on October 2, thanks to the efforts of Interim Director of Education Charles Lee and Specialty Clinic Operations Manager Angela Rose. These books will be distributed to CPN clinics.
Bulldogs Get Fresh Start with Conference Play Set to Begin
Nov. 30 - SWOSU at Oklahoma Baptist. 7:30 pm tipoff || Shawnee, Okla. (Noble Complex) 3:00 pm tipoff || Weatherford, Okla. (PCEC) SWOSU Men's Basketball gets a second start to the season with the beginning of Great American Conference play set to begin this week. The Bulldogs will open up league play on the road against Oklahoma Baptist on Thursday (Nov. 30) before hosting Southeastern Oklahoma State on Saturday (Dec. 2).
Lincoln County couple accused of overdosing while caring for infant
(Stillwater, Okla.) — A Lincoln County couple from Wellston, who were accused of overdosing on an intoxicant in Stillwater while caring for an infant, have been ordered held in the Payne County Jail on $10,000 bail each pending a Dec. 4 court appearance on child neglect and public intoxication charges.
Konawa: The City of Living Water - A Model of Growth and Preservation
Nestled in Seminole County, the city of Konawa is affectionately known as the 'City of Living Water.' With a population of 1,288 as of the 2020 census, this small city is rich with water resources that have not only shaped its history but have also become integral to its identity and growth. Konawa's name, derived from the Seminole word meaning 'string of beads,' mirrors the natural beauty that surrounds it and its historical significance as a trade center. The city's resilience is evident through its recovery from a devastating tornado in 1961 and its ability to harness its water resources for economic prosperity.