A Missing Woman’s Body Was Found in a Drain, Encased in a Carpet, With Alarming ‘Date’ DetailsAda E.NewsBreak Contributor
Concerns Grow Over Mysterious Disappearance of Makayla Fay Meave-Byers, a Loving Mother and EducatorAda E.NewsBreak Contributor
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A Missing Woman’s Body Was Found in a Drain, Encased in a Carpet, With Alarming ‘Date’ Details
Tragic Discovery: Woman Missing for Days Found Concealed in Drainage Pipe. A grim revelation surfaced during the search for Makayla Fay Meave-Byers, a mother who mysteriously vanished days prior.
Lady Knights fall to Prague in 3A regional title contest
Narrow loss closes out Henryetta’s 2023 fastpitch campaign. The Henryetta Lady Knight fastpitch softball team saw their bid for a state tournament berth in 2023 end last Thursday with an 8-6 loss to the Prague Lady Red Devils. The narrow defeat brings the Lady Knights’ 2023 campaign to a...
These seminole, OK based Dogs are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
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 seminole..
Okfuskee County teen dies in dirt bike accident
OKFUSKEE COUNTY, Okla. — A 15-year-old died Sunday night following a dirt bike accident on U.S. Highway 62 near Boley.
Public Opinion Weighing On Byers' Case As Investigation Continues
Reports show investigators uncovered blood inside a home belonging to a woman who was found dead in Pottawatomie County. Frank Byers, Makayla Meave-Byers' husband, has retained an attorney. With no arrests made or a definitive suspect identified, a friend of Frank Byers told News 9 that public opinion is taking a toll.
What's Going On this Week!
We have a couple of things going on in the metro area and beyond this week from an arts festival to a zoo brew, we've got you covered!. Find the Grand Casino Hotel & Resort at 777 Grand Casino Blvd., Shawnee, Oklahoma. For more information and to look at their...
OLD ‘Nuclear bomb’ cloud hangs over Oklahoma after vicious hailstorm
Oklahoma skies brought to mind the fallout from a nuclear explosion, caused by a “stunning” storm structure over the US state.Footage of the structure posted online showed a mushroom-shaped cloud rolling out in the city of Norman on Saturday.According to US forecaster WeatherNation, the storm also produced hailstones larger than baseballs in nearby Seminole county.Residents of Bowlegs, in Seminole, also posted clips of the billowing orange clouds – which were reminiscent of Christopher Nolan’s recent historical epic Oppenheimer.“Stunning storm structure seen from Norman, OK yesterday!” WeatherNation wrote on Sunday, sharing a video of the clouds on X, formerly known...
Truck Driver Killed in Confrontation with Oklahoma Patrol Trooper
A truck driver was killed in an altercation with an Oklahoma Highway Patrol (OHP) trooper. The incident began as a routine traffic stop on the Turner Turnpike, near Stroud Plaza. However, it escalated into a physical fight inside the truck. The situation became fatal when the driver sought to escape while the trooper was still involved in the struggle.
okemah, OK Residents: Your Future Dogs Best Friend Awaits!
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around okemah..
Weekly Safety Report: Embezzlement and Fatal Shooting in Lincoln County, Oklahoma
The incidents in Lincoln County, Oklahoma this week include the admission of embezzlement by the former Tryon Police Chief, Jered Dewayne Prickett, who has been placed on probation and ordered to pay restitution. Additionally, there was a shooting involving the Oklahoma Highway Patrol near Stroud, resulting in one fatality.
Woman's Body Discovered Wrapped in Carpet in Pottawatomie County
Authorities in Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma, recently found a woman's body wrapped in a carpet. The body was discovered in a culvert in a rural area of the county. Images by a local TV station showed investigators at the site.
Candlelight Vigil Held For Wanette Woman Found Dead In Pottawatomie County
The Lexington community came together on Saturday night to hold a candlelight vigil for a Wanette woman found murdered in rural Pottawatomie County. A graduate of Lexington High School, Makayla Meave Byers was reported missing on Sept. 16. Her husband told investigators she went on a date and never returned.
Mvskoke citizen wins big in state horseshoe competition
MVSKOKE RESERVATION – Sarah Hicks knows horseshoes. As well she should, she’s a five-time horseshoe pitching state champion and won her most recent championship this year. The daughter of Wilson and Ina Hicks, Sarah was born and raised in Okemah and attributes her success to an early start. Back then it was a family affair. After supper, the family of six would go out and pitch horseshoes in the yard for fun.
3.3-magnitude earthquake recorded in Lincoln County
LINCOLN COUNTY, Okla. — The U.S. Geological Survey recorded a 3.3 earthquake early Friday morning in Lincoln County. Get the latest news stories of interest by clicking here. The USGS report says the earthquake was detected around 5:45 a.m. about 5 miles southeast of the town of Sparks. It...
Tecumseh resident injured in crash near Perry
PERRY — The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports that a Tecumseh woman is injured following a four-vehicle accident that occurred at 11:32 p.m. Saturday on Interstate 35 in the southbound lanes north of the 190 mile marker, four miles north of Perry in Noble County. Troopers report that four vehicles...
Concerns Arise Over the Future of Wellston's Only Football Field
Parents in Wellston, Oklahoma, express concern over the future of the community's only football field, despite recent clarifications from local officials. The field is presently used by a community-driven little league, constructed even though the junior high and high school lack official football teams. Speculative reports about a potential sale of the field have circulated, causing unease among the families.
Oklahoma Schools Face Substitute Teacher Shortages
Gregory Hardin is always in demand. He’s a full-time substitute teacher in a state with a shortage of adults to fill in for absent educators. Hardin, of Shawnee, said he’s had no trouble finding openings four to five days a week since he started substitute teaching in November 2019. What initially was a way for […]
Severe storms with large hail, strong winds move through Oklahoma
Severe weather brought at least two tornado warnings as storms moved through Oklahoma on Saturday. >> Check live radar | KOCO weather page | Get KOCO on the Go. KOCO 5's coverage of the weather event has ended. Click here for the latest on Oklahoma weather. 12:10 a.m. Sunday Update:...
City of Bristow works to receive grant money to draw more tourism
BRISTOW, Okla. — The City of Bristow held a meeting at City Hall on Tuesday for anyone to attend who wants to help plan the future of Bristow's Main Street.
Tigers can't quite catch OBU on long Homecoming night
Sep. 26—The East Central University football team struggled offensively out of the gate, looked better after a quarterback switch, but ultimately dropped a 23-15 decision to Oklahoma Baptist in what could be the longest Homecoming game in school history. The teams endured a lightning delay that lasted two and...