McAlester Public Schools Superintendent Randy Hughes has asked the McAlester City Council to help in the school district’s quest to build a new Early Childhood Center by agreeing to a proposed city sales tax extension to help pay for it. Now, he’s waiting for an answer.
Heather Jean Sharp is accused of failing to report or protect an 8-year-old girl from sexual abuse, according to court records filed in Alfalfa County.
The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Thursday, with Republicans promising more jobs, bigger paychecks and fairer taxes. But many experts are skeptical, especially when it comes to the middle class.
Hopes are perhaps higher than ever that the Oklahoma Legislature can end its special session — meeting intermittently since Sept. 25 — with the budget bill passed by the House of Representatives on Wednesday.
The people who flocked the lawn on the northeast side of Gallagher-Iba Arena on Thursday were from all walks of life; some had traveled many miles, others a few hundred feet, but they were all there for the same reason.
NORMAN — Oklahoma’s former lead seismologist has testified he was pressured by officials at the University of Oklahoma to suppress findings linking earthquakes with fracking wastewater disposal.
The girl said she hadn't seen the explicit photograph, but had seen a video Major had sent making a drug drink known as Lean, according to the affidavit.
"I want this to be a ministry that helps people do what God has called them to do." — Rodney Fowler, transitional housing director for Hope Outreach Ministries and founder of Calvary Crosses
The McAlester Public Schools Board of Education reviewed the school district’s state test results during Monday night’s regular board meeting.
After several weeks of paralyzation, there was movement by the Oklahoma Legislature this week during its special session, including passage of a budget by the House of Representatives that accounts for the loss of $215 million after a cigarette tax was ruled unconstitutional.
It’s holiday movie blockbuster season and Felix Waller thinks Muskogee now has a blockbuster quality venue to view the latest flicks Hollywood has to offer.
Norman’s dependence on sales tax to fund everything from operating expenses and capital projects to public safety, libraries, swimming pools and parks could have repercussions in the near future.
Prior to a tornado destroying Moore's Plaza Towers Elementary School in 2013, the school's counselor thought nothing would ever happen at her school.
Early Wednesday morning, Oklahoma City police responded to a call in the 1400 block of SW 20th Street in OKC of a person threatening to commit suicide.
As of October, Vance AFB pilots had used Woodring for almost 450 full-stop landings, almost 5,000 instrument approaches and more than 7,000 visual approaches in 2017.
NORMAN — Norman Public Schools is investigating a complaint by a student’s parent regarding a Norman High School assistant football coach leading players in prayer prior to the Tigers game Nov. 3.
NORMAN — A Cleveland County judge ruled that several major pharmaceutical companies will have to start producing documents and answering written questions from the state in connection with a class action lawsuit Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter filed in June.
During the regularly scheduled meeting Monday night, McAlester Public Schools Board of Education unanimously approved a $500 one-time stipend to all employees of McAlester Public Schools.
A Pittsburg County man, already serving a pair of suspended sentences, has been arrested on felony drug complaints for the second time this year.
Fields, a mural and studio artist, let a group at the Northeastern State University Center into his world during a presentation for the Indigenous Arts Education Series on Tuesday.
Tahlequah residents who can't function without their morning caffeine can find a few places to get their daily dose - and soon, that will include a new shop on the Northeastern State University campus.
HASKELL — After at least a decade of making it to the State Speech and Debate Contest, Haskell High School has received national recognition.
State auditor Gary Jones released an operational audit of the Stephens County Fairgrounds Tuesday, reporting fairgrounds director Mike Anderson was engaged in payroll fraud and gave unauthorized discounts that cost the fairgrounds tens of thousands of dollars.
Pedigreed porkers from all over the United States are making their way to Stephens County for the Super Bowl of pigs, The National Swine Registry’s Fall Classic.
TAHLEQUAH RESIDENTS showed their support for the military Saturday, with a number of celebrations and events slated on Veterans Day to thank them for their service and remember their sacrifices.
Connie Davis, executive director of health at Cherokee Nation, submitted her resignation during a Health Committee meeting at the W.W. Keeler Tribal Complex in Tahlequah Monday.