Oil Worker Killed By Falling Equipment In Stroud
One person was killed on Wednesday after a falling piece of equipment struck them in Stroud, police said. Stroud Police said they responded to a call about a piece of equipment that fell on Willard Kieffer Jr. Kieffer was pronounced dead at the scene.
OHP Trooper involved shooting
At approximately 8:22 Wednesday morning, September 20 an OHP trooper conducted a traffic stop on the Turner Turnpike eastbound at mile marker 183 in Creek County. The trooper requested assistance with a K-9 deployment. A physical struggle ensued roadside and continued into the cab of the truck. The driver attempted to drive away with the trooper still engaged in a physical confrontation with him. At approximately 8:35, the trooper advised the communications center shots had been fired.
Bristow Library Recognized With Equity Champion Award
Bristow Public Library recently won The Associated of Rural and Small Libraries 2023 Equity Champion Award. The award recognizes a library or one of its individual workers who has fought and overcome systemic barriers within their organization, as well as show a commitment to equity, inclusion and sustained accessibility. Executive...
Perkins woman gets 4-year prison term for child’s death in SH 33 crash
(Stillwater, Okla.) — A Perkins mother convicted of first-degree manslaughter by driving under suspension during a fatal crash on Highway 33 at Fairgrounds Road that killed her 9-year-old stepson has been given a jury-recommended four-year prison term by Payne County Associate District Judge Michael Kulling. Sarah Elizabeth Davidson, 32,...
Kiefer softball player killed in Creek County crash
CREEK COUNTY, Okla. — A Jenks teen died following a crash in Creek County on Thursday.
FOX23 Investigates: Is a contaminated site safe for business in Bristow?
BRISTOW, Okla. − Almost two decades of overgrown grass, old signs on a metal fence, and cracked concrete covers the ground where the Kwikset plant used to stand.
Join the OK Territorial Plaza Fundraising Dinner & Auction: Support Local Landmark and Storm Damage Repair
The Oklahoma Territorial Plaza Fundraising Dinner and Auction will be held on Saturday, October 21, 2023, at 6:30 p.m. The venue is the Dickerson Building at Oak Park Retreat Center in Perkins. Tickets can be bought for $50 each at City Hall or the Perkins Tag Agency, and corporate sponsor tables are available for $500.
prague, OK Residents: Your Future Dogs Best Friend Awaits!
Whether you're thinking about adopting a pet or simply delight in watching cute animals, you'd find a plethora of endearing pets awaiting adoption at animal shelters across and close to prague..
Local Pride: Summer Creek High School Chamber Orchestra Earns National Recognition
The Foundation for Music Education has named Summer Creek High School Chamber Orchestra as one of the six recipients of its 2023 Mark of Excellence Awards. This makes it one of the top high school string orchestras in the United States. Orchestra Director David Irish expressed satisfaction at this achievement, attributing it to the students' hard work, talent, and community spirit.
Pizza Paradise: Explore the Top 3 Pizza Stores in Chandler
In this article, we explore three of the finest pizza establishments in Chandler. Have you had the chance to savor the flavors of any of these places? If yes, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Cushing ex-con admits trafficking methamphetamine
(Stillwater, Okla.) — An ex-convict from Cushing, who remains jailed on $250,000 bail, avoided a jury trial today by pleading guilty on Friday to trafficking $11,500 worth of methamphetamine in Stillwater — eight months after he was released from prison. Due to his criminal record, Danny Joe Hopkins...
Oct. 16 tax filing extension deadline nears for millions of taxpayers
WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today reminded taxpayers about the upcoming tax filing extension deadline. To avoid a possible late filing penalty, those who requested an extension to file their 2022 tax return should file their Form 1040 on or before Monday, Oct. 16. Disaster-area taxpayers in most...
Cushing man gets probation in arson case
(Stillwater, Okla.) — A 35-year-old Cushing man, who admitted he tried to set fire to his residence in the 1200 block of E. Cherry Street, has been placed on 10 years’ probation with conditions including having a substance abuse evaluation, undergoing any recommended follow-up treatment, having random drug tests, taking an anger management course, doing 80 hours of community service and paying $1,560 in assessments along with court costs.
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.
OHS cheer wins second consecutive state runner-up championship
The work began in June. When other kids were enjoying summer break, the OHS cheerleaders were attending camps and holding practices four days a week. Formations, spacing, jumps, flips and choreography all rehearsed over and over and over again. The hours grinding into days, weeks, and then months, leading to...
The Eufaula Lady Ironheads win Regional Championship
The Eufaula Lady Ironheads (21-9) outlasted Chandler in a dramatic finish 2-1 Thursday at Chris Gawf Field in Eufaula. Eufaula and Chandler battled throughout the championship game with great pitching and outstanding infield play Eufaula got its spark when Jadence Efurd hit a walk-off double in the eighth inning that scored Madison Ballard. The Lady Ironheads got on the board first in the fifth inning as Kadie Tidwell scored on a steal of home to put Eufaula up 1-0.
15-year-old dies after dirt bike strikes deer on highway in Okfuskee County, OHP says
OKFUSKEE COUNTY, Okla. — Authorities say a 15-year-old Paden boy died in a dirt bike crash after striking a deer Sunday night on a highway in Okfuskee County. Get the latest news stories of interest by clicking here. An Oklahoma Highway Patrol collision report says the 15-year-old was driving...
Oklahoma Construction Contractor Fined For 2019 St. Joseph Worker Fatality
An Oklahoma construction contractor will pay six figures in criminal and civil penalties for reportedly ignoring federal safety regulations, resulting in a 2019 Saint Joseph worker fatality. The United States Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) says Skinner Tank Co. entered into a deferred prosecution agreement and...
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.
HAPPENINGS AT THE GOLF COURSE
When I went into the clubhouse on Monday, September 18th, Johnna and Earnie were cutting cables for the golf carts. They are needing new cables. On Tuesday, September 19th, workers fertilized the greens and put down some gypsum just before the rain came. That was good timing. On Wednesday, September...