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One dead after police pursuit ends in crash
One person died after a police chase ended in a crash Sunday night.
Family heartbroken after service dog died in violent dog attack
A service dog was attacked and killed by a Pitbull, leaving a 16-year-old boy to grapple with the traumatic loss.
Savor the Flavor: Top 5 Must-Try Mexican Restaurants in Shawnee
This article presents a list of five exceptional Mexican restaurants located in Shawnee. Have you had the chance to visit any of these culinary gems? If you have, we would love to hear your thoughts and experiences. Please feel free to share your comments below:
Guest: Why a surprise in the chicken coop leads to unanswered questions about a lawsuit
Growing up we’d often travel from my grandmother’s small-town home to Five Mile Corner to look around the family farm. It’s been more than 20 years since we last visited, but the experience is clear in my head because of what unfolded on the site one day. ...
These shawnee, OK based Puppies are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
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 shawnee..
One dead in motorcycle crash in Pottawatomie Co.
One man passed away in a motorcycle crash in Pottawatomie County on Thursday.
Weekly Safety Report: Tragic Trailer Fire and DUI Arrest Shake Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma
Two incidents occurred in Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma this week. In the first incident, a deadly trailer fire in Seminole claimed the lives of two individuals, leaving their family in need of assistance for funeral costs. The second incident involved the arrest of an Earlsboro Police officer for driving under the influence and causing a car crash on Interstate 40. The officer failed a field sobriety test and damaged multiple vehicles. These incidents highlight the importance of safety and the need for support in times of tragedy.
Unconnected exhaust pipes caused carbon monoxide death of 3 Marines, autopsy report shows
Three Marines who died in North Carolina of carbon monoxide poisoning were in a car that was lowered with unconnected exhaust pipes, according to an autopsy report. Merax Dockery, a Seminole resident, was among the three who died this summer. The deaths were ruled an accident, and the report showed there were no obvious signs of foul play, suicide or drugs.
Memorial Signs Erected to Honor Slain College Student in Pottawatomie County
New signs have been erected on a Pottawatomie County road in Oklahoma, paying tribute to Generro Sanchez, a college student tragically shot and left in a ditch 13 years ago. The poignant memorial, unveiled by the victim's family, serves as a reminder of his legacy and the legislation they helped pass.
ECU’s 2023 Tiger Tank winners announced
ADA, Okla. – East Central University’s School of Business recently hosted its annual Tiger Tank competition, the 2023 winners were announced alongside the winners of Tiger Promote and Tiger Trak at this year’s Leonard Limes Lectureship. The annual competition calls for individual students, or teams, to pitch...
Shawnee Gingerbread Village Spreads Cheer And Helps Community
On Saturday, you can head to Shawnee for a day filled with hot cocoa, cookie decorating, and Santa at the Rose Rock Habitat for Humanity Gingerbread Village. April Grant and Elle Shroyer with Rose Rock Habitat for Humanity joined Tevis Hillis in the studio to talk about the event hosted by Oklahoma Baptist University.
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.
New organization assists Native homeless community in Shawnee
For months Shawnee has been trying to tacking a growing homeless population. New research shows a disproportionate number are Native American which is why a new organization has stepped in to help.
Pottawatomie County Deputy Arrested Following Altercation at Adult Toy Store
A Pottawatomie County deputy, serving as a commander, has been arrested following a dispute at an adult toy store. The incident is under investigation by both local police and the Sheriff's office. The deputy is currently on paid leave. #shorts.
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.
Mother and two sons graduate together from ECU
ADA, Okla. – East Central University is celebrating the graduation of more than 300 students as the fall semester comes to an end. Amongst this semester’s graduating class, there are three students that will be leaving ECU with a unique experience- graduating together as a family. Elijah and...
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...
Today the gas price is close to $2.55 in Meeker as of 2023-12-11. Find the available 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 Monday is $3.153, a week ago the price is $3.242 , according to AAA.
Whimsical World of Sweet Treats: Gingerbread Village at OBU to Begin Soon
• The Gingerbread Village event at OBU is set to begin soon, offering a festive experience filled with holiday music and decorations. • April Grant from Rose Rock Habitat for Humanity and Allison Coffman from OBU previewed the event.
Pottawatomie County Sheriff's Commander Arrested for Assault at Adult Toy Store
• A Pottawatomie County sheriff's commander, David Dewitt, was arrested for assaulting an employee at an adult store in Oklahoma City. • The incident occurred when Dewitt and a woman were shopping in the store and Dewitt started arguing with her. The store clerk intervened, leading to Dewitt assaulting him.