A shared tragedy brought together students, faculty and staff on the Northeastern State University campus Monday after five students were killed in a crash Sunday night.
The world has become a much larger place thanks to social media and cellular apps. They allow people to stay connected with friends, create an online presence to help market brands or businesses, stay up to date with current events - or just fill up spare time.
Muskogee High School teachers and students began school Monday facing the “devastating loss” of a former student — one who all say was universally liked, always smiling, and always helping others.
NORMAN — On his way home from a baseball tournament with his youngest son, Russ Lowry came upon a parent’s nightmare — the sight of his teenage son’s jeep wrecked alongside the road.
Enid Public Schools Board of Education on Monday accepted the resignation of board member and former president Ernie Currier, opening a vacancy that must be filled within 60 days.
When the crisp fall air arrives, many people find themselves spending more time outdoors. Not only do Oklahomans enjoy fall activities such as high school and college football, roasting hotdogs over a firepit or evening walks around the neighborhood, many begin to add more color to the landscape with a variety of fall plants.
School Certified Healthy Oklahoma Program is a free, voluntary, annual statewide certification. The certification showcases businesses, campuses, communities, congregations, early childhood programs, restaurants, and schools that are committed to supporting healthy choices through environmental and policy change. These entities are working to improve the health of Oklahomans by implementing elements, policies, and programs that will help Oklahomans eat better, move more, and be tobacco free.
The onset of cooler temperatures revives our desire to spend time in the garden. Plants themselves find renewed vigor, displaying new growth and fresh color. One blessing of perennial plants is that they come back every year, increasing in vigor and colorful display. Autumn is the season to upkeep and renew perennial plantings.
A couple of horses stolen during the Pittsburg County Free Fair have been recovered by sheriff’s deputies — but two distinctive saddles that were also stolen are still missing.
STILLWATER – Cushing veterinarian Dr. Rebekah Hartfield is making a name for herself in an unusual way: Through a series of children’s books featuring her literary alter ego Dr. H.
ENID, Okla. — The day began with the giant hammer being driven in the Cherokee Strip Parade, and ended with its burning in downtown Enid Saturday night.
Two Mutual men have spent the last several weeks attempting to get answers about why their water wells have caved or silted in after recent seismic testing on their properties.
Questions on whether the Cherokee Nation has been misusing housing funds for college scholarships has led to an investigation by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Matt Pinnell spent time in Muskogee recently drumming up support for his bid for the Republican nomination in the 2018 contest for the open lieutenant governor's post.
NORMAN — The inaugural Norman Film Festival will take over downtown Norman Saturday from noon to around 11 p.m. Five venues on and around Main Street — Sooner Theatre, Studio of the Sooner Theatre, Mainsite Contemporary Art, Opolis and The Mercury Theater and Event Center — will host festivities for festival-goers including film screenings, workshops, interactive demonstrations and even a stand-up comedy showcase. There will also be food, live music with cocktails and exclusive parties for pass-holders to round out the night.
The opener for the Chisholm Trail Arts Council (CTAC) 2017-2018 concert season is almost upon Stephens County; two bluegrass toe tappers will grace the stage on Sept. 21 — opening act Steelwind, with local ties and the main act, Byron Berline Band.
The impact of the railroad upon the settlement of the American West cannot be underestimated. Until the steam locomotive spanned America’s heartland, connecting the Mississippi River valley with the Pacific Coast, a relative few pioneers ventured west.
Louise and David Jennings of Fort Gibson took a trip down memory lane Friday as they looked over about 30 classic mid-1950 era Fords.
MANY FOLKS around Tahlequah have a morning routine, but if it doesn't include eating a healthy breakfast, they might be missing out on some important benefits that come with hearty meal.
A local man released from prison last year after serving 18 years for murder returned to Muskogee to make a positive impact on the community with the help of a new program, he said.
STILLWATER – There's only one remaining defendant in a drug deal gone bad that left a Pawnee man dead north of Stillwater city limits in February 2016.
(Editor’s Note: This is the third and final part of three stories being written about the Edmond Historical Society & Museum, its work to bring to light the stories of hatred and bigotry practiced against innocent children, and how the children reacted to what was going on around them. Curators at the museum created companion exhibits to show how Edmond, once segregated, came together and helped integrate a young Mexican mother with a health problem into the community.)
The Reaper is in Duncan, but don’t worry, it’s just a pepper — the world’s spiciest pepper, according to the Guinness World Records in 2013 and no pepper has surpassed it since.
Several vehicles failed to stop or remain stopped on Thursday at the sites where two new HAWK beacon pedestrian traffic signals have been set up at crosswalks along Carl Albert Parkway, which is the name for U.S. Highway 270 inside the city limits of McAlester.
The streets of downtown Tahlequah will be lined with Volkswagens of all kinds in the coming weeks, as the Main Street Association hosts V-Dubs on Main, Oct. 6-7.
Gov. Mary Fallin has announced she will call a special session, to begin Sept. 25. There is a limit to how long it lasts. The capitol will be closed for repair work in mid-October.
September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, and it's a topic dear to many in Cherokee County. Several cases of pediatric cancer have been reported and community members are seeking answers to its causes.
The former Carmike Cinema location on Shawnee Bypass has a new owner with big plans to transform it into a luxury 10-screen theater complex.
A Tahlequah Daily Press Twitter follower this week notified the newspaper that an area resident, purportedly linked to an Oklahoma public school, was making derogatory statements toward a Muslim man on social media.