STILLWATER, Okla. — Parts of Stillwater are without power at 2:40 p.m. Friday. Stillwater workers are placing traffic control signs at various intersections on Hall of Fame Avenue and Duck Street. The Stillwater Public School Administration Building officials were determining if any of the schools were affected, according to a text from Superintendent Ann Caine. The city of Stillwater is placing traffic-control signs and affected areas and erecting barricades were needed, according to police scanner. The city will provide more information as it becomes available, Stillwater spokeswoman Sherry Fletcher said.
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Yale man killed in two-vehicle accident on State Highway 51
A 22-year old Yale man died Monday afternoon in a two-vehicle accident on State Highway 51 east of Stillwater.
Accident stops traffic on State Highway 51 east of Fairgrounds Road
An accident in the eastbound lanes of Highway 51 involving a tractor trailer and a smaller passenger vehicle has stopped traffic east of Fairgrounds Rd.
The Oklahoma Highway Patrol, Payne County Sheriff's Department, LifeNet ambulance service, Stillwater Fire Department and Stillwater Police Department have responded to the scene.
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“We expected it to be over by 6:15,” Sharmetrice Lewis of Stillwater said. “Then they came on at 7:00 and said something had gone wrong.”
Two killed as tornado slams Quapaw
The tornado that killed two people in Quapaw, which is near Oklahoma's borders with Kansas and Missouri, struck the city at around 5:30 p.m., Ottawa County sheriff's dispatcher Colleen Thompson said.
Cushing man accused of murder released on bail
Russell Eugene Dawes, a 97-year-old Cushing man accused of first degree murder, was released from jail on Tuesday.
Yale Water Now Safe
The Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has lifted the boil advisory in Yale.
The DEQ has deemed the water safe for human consumption. The boil advisory was put in place after an April 14 test revealed signs of E. coli in the water supply.
Follow-up tests were run that also pointed toward the presence of E. coli, but the DEQ’s tests assure that the Yale water supply is safe for consumption.
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