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The criminal charges filed against James Clyde Jenkins III in Payne County district court were resolved on Feb. 15 when he pleaded guilty to charges of stalking, unlawful discharge of a firearm into a dwelling, shooting with intent to kill, and attempting to elude an officer.

This Wednesday at 1:30 p.m., the OSU Emeriti’s monthly program, “Making the Most of Retirement,” hosts Brooke Edge who will be presenting “Home Health 101: Factors to Consider in Evaluating Home Health Service Providers.”

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The owners of a Stillwater daycare are working to repair a wall and reopen after an alleged drunk driver smashed through their business Sunday night. Lyndal Chapman, who owns Chapman Child Care with his wife Angela, said no one was in the building when the crash occurred. The business is clo…

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The Oklahoma State University Speakers Board revealed its spring guest to be Tyra Banks on Sunday. The supermodel-turned-show host and best-selling author will visit Gallagher-Iba Arena on April 11.

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Finding ways to decrease the number of people imprisoned in Oklahoma sparked a strong reaction Friday among audience members and Stillwater's state legislative delegation during the monthly forum hosted by the Stillwater Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs Committee.

It’s almost spring in Oklahoma! Hopefully, the weather cooperates enough to enjoy more time outside. Having the option to enjoy the outdoors provides a wide variety of ways to spend quality time with the people you love while sneaking in added physical activity.

We will officially greet spring on the 21st, but birds have been giving their go-aheads already. Some trees never stopped budding over the winter, and others are finally budding now, thankfully.

The years of taking care of Dad while dealing and learning about dementia will forever be etched in my heart. Everything about springs’ arrival reminds me of him as we shared the love of being outside.

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Spring is the season that brings the most unpredictable weather. Summer settles into heat. Autumn’s air slowly cools the earth. Winter snuggles down for its long nap, but spring’s warming trend is often reminiscent of a roller coaster! Warm days followed by cool nights followed by cold days …

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When it comes to gardening, bulbs are some of the easiest plants to grow. They are almost goof-proof and they can shine light on any gardener, especially those just beginning to work on their green thumb.

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The Land Run 100, in its seventh year this weekend, has seen diverse conditions that have made the race  a different experience for participating riders. There have been years in which mud is a major obstacle, and other years where dry conditions have made for a faster course. 

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A Stillwater man has been charged with drug trafficking after attempting to sell meth to an undercover informant, according to an affidavit from the Stillwater Police Department. George W. Mefford III, 50, who has prior drug convictions, faces two separate charges related to a March 8 arrest.

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Since Friday morning, the Land Run 100 cycling event has taken over downtown Stillwater and will continue to do so through Saturday.

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The Land Run 100 bicycle race has grown into a full-fledged weekend festival where cyclists and runners pay tribute to what they weren’t sure was possible with the blood, sweat and tears shed while pushing themselves past their limits.

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TRYON – Since last fall, work has been ongoing on Pearl of Grace Ranch, a nonprofit residential ministry that helps troubled teen girls. The facility is now open as a place that helps teen girls with a variety of issues. The process for beginning Pearl of Grace Ranch began with Matt Gellenbe…

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Claire’s, an international retailer of trendy jewelry and accessories that operates a store in Stillwater, is voluntarily recalling three make-up items after testing done for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration found a type of asbestos in them.

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Scott Yates was recently named the Director of the Food Safety division at the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry by Sec. of Agriculture, Blayne Arthur.

The Payne County Commissioners celebrated openness in government and the freedom of information by approving a resolution on Monday in support of Sunshine Week. They pledged to comply with both the spirit and the letter of Oklahoma’s Open Meeting and Open Records laws. The Stillwater League …

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The Stillwater Public Schools Board of Education voted to approve new elementary school boundaries as well as an early release day for seven sites for the 2019-2020 school year during Tuesday night’s board meeting.

The Payne County Commissioners celebrated openness in government and the freedom of information by approving a resolution on Monday in support of Sunshine Week. They pledged to comply with both the spirit and the letter of Oklahoma’s Open Meeting and Open Records laws. The Stillwater League …

A driver who police believed lost control of his vehicle due to a slick roadway was transported to Stillwater Medical Center after striking a utility pole around noon.

Sometimes progress is measured by what you can’t see anymore. At least that’s how it’s working on Block 34, the vacant, city-owned lot located east of the Stillwater Community Center.

Spring Break in Stillwater begins next Monday and many families will be traveling across the country to ski, beach or just visit family members and friends. If your family is Spring Breaking at home and needs some great activities to do, come over to the library Monday-Wednesday anytime from…

The Land Run 100 released its course map Monday, featuring the 50K run route, 50-mile bike route and 100-mile bike route. The course is new this year and includes Perkins as the halfway point for the first time.

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A pair of Stillwater parents are being charged with child neglect after a DHS worker alleged that a premature infant was not properly being cared for. Alexus Anne Cook and Chad Austin Jackman were each charged with one count of neglect, a felony, in Payne County District Court late last week.

OKLAHOMA CITY – In spite of lower oil and gas prices, Gross Receipts to the Treasury have reflected growth in the Oklahoma economy for 23 consecutive months, State Treasurer Randy McDaniel announced this week.

The Jan. 1, 2019 inventory of all cattle and calves in the U.S. grew to 94.76 million, head, up 0.5 percent from one year ago. This puts the number of cattle in the country just slightly higher than 2009 levels after dropping to a low of 88.53 million head in 2014, with an increase of 6.23 m…

We recently has a couple of days of light snow and several days of plummeting overnight temperatures in the state, which brought forth plenty of good birds to view throughout Oklahoma. Don’t give up on what Mother Nature has to bring us, for spring is almost here.

Winter is hanging around like a bad hairdo. Just because the calendar says its two weeks until spring means nothing to me. We hunted Easter eggs in the snow last year.

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Strawberries must be in the running for the most popular fruit on the planet. Who hasn’t enjoyed the pleasure of fresh strawberries adorning cakes, elegantly dipped in chocolate or popped directly into the mouth, often one after another? The strawberry is undoubtedly a gift to mankind.

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Trees are an excellent addition to almost any landscape. They provide shade, beauty, windbreak, privacy, cleaner air, less noise, less glare and can even increase your property value. However, the key to these benefits is selecting the right tree and planting it in the right place.

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Rabbits are among the most common pets in the United States. Quiet and friendly, they make great companion animals. As herbivores, their gastrointestinal tract is specifically adapted for a plant-based diet. Although preventable, improper nutrition is one of the most common causes of disease…

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There are many things in Stillwater that help promote people’s cultural appetites. That is especially true when it comes to Stillwater’s arts community. Facilities such as the Prairie Arts Center, art museums, the Oklahoma State University arts, which will include the McKnight Center for the…

“It’s the best steak dinner you’re going to find anywhere for $10,” Auxiliary President Jan Courtright said as she waited for the monthly meeting of Stillwater’s Hanner-Sharp American Legion Post 129 to start.

The Stillwater Board of Education is initiating the process to fill the seat for Ward 4, formerly held by Eric Gudgel. The boundary for Ward 4 is as follows:

Payne County Commissioner Chris Reding, District 2, talks about why Payne County is considering joining a class action lawsuit against opioid manufacturers.

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