Two Vehicle Injury Accident North of Pryor
One is injured in a two-vehicle accident north of Pryor, Oklahoma. Just after 9:30am yesterday, a Pryor Police officer responded to an injury collision at the intersection of NS 435 and EW 470 about two and a half miles north of the city limits of Pryor. A 2008 Chevy Silverado driven by 54-year-old William Smith failed to yield at a stop and struck a 2013 Toyota Camry driven by 63-year-old Kelly Yoder.
Chrystal St. John for Cherokee Nation Tribal Council
Chrystal St. John for Cherokee Nation Tribal Council District 12 was our guest on COMMUNITY CONNECTION on Wednesday. Chrystal said, "We all have something to give to our people and communities. I felt the call to serve our people on the legislative body of the tribal council in my early twenties. It is my duty to follow that calling. "
Pryor Arts and Humanities Council Brings back Missoula Children's Theater
PRYOR, Oklahoma - Calling all children grades 1 through 12 for a fun time with live theater! The Pryor Area Arts and Humanities Council (PAAHC) together with the Missoula Children’s Theater will present a musical production of The Little Mermaid on June 9, 2023, at 7 PM in the Herschel Avra Performing Arts Center. The week-long workshop will begin Monday, June 5 at 10 AM with auditions. No advance preparation is required, and every participant is guaranteed a role. The registration fee is $35 for the week, and some scholarships are available.
'Reservation Dogs' season 3 films at Rogers State University
The series is the first of its kind to feature an almost entirely Indigenous North American cast and production team and the first to be filmed entirely in Oklahoma.
Neighbor recalls boat explosion on Grand Lake
DELAWARE COUNTY, Okla. — The Grand River Dam Authority (GRDA) said they're investigating an explosion on a boat that happened around 8 p.m. Saturday night, near Check-In Bay on Grand Lake. Check-In Bay is popular cove, lined with boat docks and houses. It's a place for people to drop...
Cherokee Nation Council Approves Increasing College Scholarships for Citizens
TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — The Council of the Cherokee Nation on Thursday approved Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr. and Deputy Chief Bryan Warner’s proposal to increase Cherokee Nation college scholarships from $2,000 to $2,500 per semester over the next two years. This marks the first increase of the Cherokee...
GRDA Police Work Multiple Incidents on Grand, Hudson Lakes
PRYOR, Oklahoma ~ After two Grand Lake area accidents resulted in fatalities over the first days of the Memorial Day weekend, the Grand River Dam Authority Police Department continues to stress safety for those planning to spend the holiday on the water. GRDA Police report that on Friday evening (May...
Cherokee Nation Remember the Removal Bike Ride participants leave for Cherokee, North Carolina
TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — The six 2023 Cherokee Nation Remember the Removal Bike Ride participants left for Cherokee, North Carolina, Wednesday morning following a send-off ceremony at the Cherokee Nation W.W. Keeler Tribal Complex. Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr., Deputy Chief Bryan Warner and other Cherokee Nation leaders joined members...
Ally Martin Wins Eastern Oklahoma State Spelling Bee
PRYOR, Okla. - Pryor Middle School student, Ally Martin tied for 1st place at the Eastern Oklahoma State Spelling Bee held at the Muskogee Civic Center in April. After qualifying at the local level, she joined 191 other hopefuls to compete for the title. Ally went a record thirty-three rounds before the head judge declared the spelling bee a tie for the first time in the history of the bee. The other winner, Ethan Yosef, attends St. Joseph Middle School in Muskogee.
Over 300 High School Juniors Gather At RSU For Oklahoma Boys State Program
The Oklahoma Boys State program has returned to Rogers State University this week. More than 300 high school juniors from across Oklahoma have gathered at RSU to participate. During the week, the high school students will learn about the American government from patriotism and civic responsibility to being better young men.
Wagoner City Councilor Recounts His Experience During 2022 Shooting At Saint Francis Hospital
A Wagoner City Councilor says he and his young son were on the Saint Francis Hospital campus last year right before a gunman killed four innocent people, then himself. Despite a minor setback on his calendar, Patrick Sampson says June 1st, 2022 included another typical trip taking his son to the doctor.
Brecheen to Hold Verdigris Town Hall Meeting
Oklahoma’s Second District Congressman Josh Brecheen will hold an in-person town hall meeting on Friday in Verdigris. The meeting will be held from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Harvest Baptist Church, 24733 S. Highway 66, near Verdigris. Brecheen says constituents are invited to attend, share their thoughts and ask questions on policies that impact Washington, DC and Oklahoma.
SpaceX Dragon capsule lights up Green Country sky
Former NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson commanded the trip. The capsule landed in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Panama City, Florida at 10:04 p.m. CT.
Very warm with isolated storms possible late today
TULSA, Okla. — Most of us will remain dry this afternoon, but a few pop-up storms will re-develop this afternoon and this evening. Highs near 90° with pretty light winds. The storm coverage stays low tomorrow as well, but keep an eye to the sky. Chances for storms will increase in coverage by late Friday into the weekend, especially Saturday. The severe threat continues to look very low at this time.
Veterans thankful for camaraderie during ride to Fort Gibson National Cemetery
Veterans with the Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association rode to the Fort Gibson National Cemetery to pay respect to fallen soldiers on this Memorial Day.
Blue Star Mothers of Rogers County needing more items for care packages
ROGERS COUNTY, Okla. — While the Blue Star Mothers “fill the truck for the troops” campaign ends this week in Claremore, the need for donated items for care packages for our men and women serving overseas is ongoing. Jack Kissee Ford is one of the four drop...
Cherokee uses his knowledge of wood to make valuable creations
JAY – After a lifetime of cutting and working with wood on his family’s land in Eucha, Mark Dunham has found a hobby using wood that he enjoys and continues to learn more about. The Cherokee Nation citizen has been working on his craft for about a year...
GRDA police enforce water safety laws this Memorial Day weekend
LANGLEY, Oklahoma — The Grand River Dam Authority Police were out patrolling the waters to enforce water safety laws and keep people safe as they recreate on the holiday. FOX23 went along for a ride with Officer Mike Glover, looking for no life jackets on personal water crafts, boating and drinking, boats with a wake within a 150 feet of buoys.
We Do Not Forget
PRYOR, Oklahoma ~ We do not forget. Whether it is an hour ago or a century ago, we remember. On May 11, several members of the Oklahoma National Guard met in Pryor to honor Kyle Brinlee. Brinlee was 21 when he was killed in action in Iraq by an improvised explosive on May 11, 2004. Members of his unit have met every year to spend some quit time at the cemetery to honor and remember Kyle.
Memorial Weekend Mayhem kicks off in Jay, OK
JAY, Okla. -- Memorial Day celebrations are starting across the Four-States. One in particular is Memorial Weekend Mayhem in Jay, Oklahoma at Mid America Outdoors.
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