One dead in motorcycle crash in Pottawatomie Co.
One man passed away in a motorcycle crash in Pottawatomie County on Thursday.
Man killed in Pontotoc Co. wreck
PONTOTOC COUNTY, Okla. (KXII) - One man lost his life in a crash in Pontotoc County Wednesday morning. Oklahoma troopers say Jessie Miller, 89, of Byars, was turning off US-177 onto State Highway 3W northwest of Ada when he made an improper U-turn and pulled in front of an oncoming vehicle.
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Dogs Up for Adoption in seminole, OK
Interested in adding a furry friend to your family? Even if you're just keen on viewing some of the cute critters available for adoption nearby, there are ample pets waiting for their forever homes in animal shelters throughout and around seminole.
Seminole High School Teacher Launches In-School Thrift Shop with Unique Currency System
Discover the unique in-school thrift shop at Seminole High School, where students can purchase items with a special currency earned through good behavior and grades. This student-run initiative not only serves as a learning experience but also helps those in need.
Shawnee Family Seeks Help For Funeral Costs After Deadly Seminole Trailer Fire
An Oklahoma family is mourning the loss of two people -- after a fire in Seminole. This -- while they were already in the grieving process. The family needs help burying their loved ones. At a Shawnee home – two sisters and a brother shared their pain from loss. “It...
Holiday display vandalized at Ada-area park
PONTOTOC COUNTY, Okla. (KTEN) — For the past three years, the Paradise Hills Memorial Lights Park has been bringing the people of Ada closer together each Christmas season. It takes Brandon Lefler around two weeks to build the trail. "My wife always enjoyed seeing the Christmas lights, and unfortunately,...
Earlsboro Police Officer Arrested, Dash Camera Footage Reveals Failed Sobriety Test
An Earlsboro Police officer was arrested for driving under the influence and crashing his car on Interstate 40, OHP said. Dash camera footage shows Nicholas Doe failing a field sobriety test and being arrested. OHP said Doe hit a barrier so hard his truck tire popped off and three other...
Dakota Burns, Dominique Gray and Xavier Gray
Dakota Burns, Dominique Gray and Xavier Gray made school history as the first team from Hanna School to make the state playoffs in ESports. The team has been together and playing competitively for three years.
Rural Fire Departments seeking better communications from 9-1-1 Dispatch
Rural Fire Departments seeking better communications from 9-1-1 Dispatch. Representatives from the County Fire Fighters Association, Dick Ladd (President of the Association) and James Whisenant, addressed the Okfuskee County Commissioners during their meeting on Monday, November 27, regarding dispatch for the 9-1-1 system. Ladd commented on the amount of static...
The gas price fluctuate between $2.69 and $2.75 in Seminole as of 2023-12-07. 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 $3.202, a week ago the price is $3.246 , according to AAA.
EPA grant authorized for MCN Office of Environmental Services
MVSKOKE RESERVATION- On Dec. 5, the Land, Natural Resources, and Cultural Preservation Committee held a subcommittee meeting. Legislation passed from the meeting will go on to the regular session meeting, unless otherwise noted. The committee addressed the following legislation and appropriations, the interpretation of which is attributed to language in...
Mercy Ada fighting deadly heart disease trends with new heart attack center
ADA, Okla. (KXII) - Residents who live in a rural area are nearly 20 percent more likely to develop heart failure, according to the National Institutes of Health. A new cardiac lab at Mercy Ada is working to nip that in bud. Hospital President Terence Farrell said cardiac arrest is...
November Sales Tax Disbursements Down for Okemah and Okfuskee County
November Sales Tax Disbursements Down for Okemah and Okfuskee County. November Use Tax Disbursements Up for Okemah and Okfuskee County. The report for sales and use tax disbursements for November 2023 was released by the Oklahoma Tax Commission recently. The disbursements reflect local tax revenue receipts from September 2023 business. Sales tax disbursements for Okemah went down by almost 13 percent from a year ago. It went down for Okfuskee County by almost 4 percent. The November use tax disbursement went up for Okemah by about 84 percent. It went up for Okfuskee County by about 49 percent.
Remains of Korean War Soldier to be buried in Wolf, Oklahoma
The remains of Army Cpl. R.V. Leo Short, a soldier killed during the Korean War, will be laid to rest, according to U.S. Army Human Resources Command in Fort Knox, Kentucky.
Chickasaw Residents: Tips to Safeguard Your Mental Health During the Holidays
The holiday season can sometimes lead to increased stress levels, as indicated by a survey from the American Psychiatric Association. It suggests adults are five times more likely to experience stress during this time. Here are some tips to manage this.
New Chickasaw Nation Initiative: Financial Aid for Local Students' Living Expenses
The Chickasaw Nation Student Support Program is a new initiative offering financial help to Chickasaw citizens in higher education. The program covers living costs like housing, utilities, transportation, and tutoring each semester to help students focus on their studies.
Lady Dawgs Look To Remain Perfect In GAC Play
SWOSU (5-3, 2-0 GAC) at East Central (3-2, 0-2 GAC) Dec. 9 || 5:30 pm tipoff || Ada, Okla. (Kerr Activities Center) click for Full Game Notes (pdf) SWOSU women's basketball hopes to keep their unbeaten record in Great American Conference play alive, when they travel to East Central on Saturday, December 9.
Chickasaw Nation bestows $5 Million gift to ECU
The Chickasaw Nation and Governor Bill Anoatubby have announced a lead gift of $5 million that will go towards the construction of a new building that will house ECU’s Nursing and STEM programs, and allow ECU to expand the School of Nursing even further. “We believe it is important...
East Central Awaits Eager Bulldogs
SWOSU (1-5, 1-1 GAC) at East Central (4-3, 1-1 GAC) Dec. 9 || 7:30 pm tipoff || Ada, Okla. (Kerr Activities Center) click for Full Game Notes (pdf) SWOSU Men's Basketball looks to build off of last Saturday's 75-74 win over Southeastern when they visit East Central a week later.
Fall 2023 Commencement set for Dec. 9; Kedy to deliver keynote speech
More than 325 East Central University students are preparing for graduation on Saturday, Dec. 9, at 10 a.m. in the Kerr Activities Center. Fall 2023 graduates receiving Bachelor’s Degrees from Davis include: Cheyenne Faith Johnson, Lynsey Kaylan Martin, Darcy Andrea McKee and Kanda Makay Mondragon. Paula Kedy, ECU’s 2023...