The Stillwater City Council has a lot to consider as it begins looking at options for upgrading the city’s water treatment system and raw water supply. Every option carries a big price tag but is designed to prepare the system to meet demands 50 years out.
The Stillwater City Council, acting in a dual capacity as the Stillwater Utilities Authority, is starting to think about whether the city should invest more money in its current water treatment plant or build a new one.
After learning last week that his residency was required in Payne County to continue serving as Sheriff, Kevin Woodward rented a house on South Jardot, and the house he now rents belongs to County Commissioner Chris Reding, one of the men who decided his fate during a Tuesday meeting of the …
Marvin Leon Sample III, 29, of Stillwater, was arrested at 4:28 a.m. Sept. 21 for domestic assault and battery by strangulation.
A group of Stillwater parents has filed a lawsuit to force Stillwater Public Schools to end distance learning for students who enrolled for traditional, face-to-face instruction.
Stillwater Medical Center activated its surge plan Monday after a spike in COVID-19 patients.
The Stillwater Medical Foundation on Friday will present a virtual First Friday educational program on Facebook Live. The presentation and question-and-answer segment will be led by SMC assistant administrator Tamie Young. The topic is Medicare. The program begins at noon, and questions will…
The former Long John Silver's restaurant at 1004 N. Boomer Rd. has been transformed into Firo's Fire Kissed Pizza, the newest player in Stillwater's crowded pizza market.
Students and parents who are fed up with distance learning, will get some relief next week as Stillwater Public Schools return to the classroom under an alternating schedule beginning Monday.
Eleven Oklahoma veterans, including two with Stillwater ties, will be inducted into the Oklahoma Military Hall of Fame in October.
Representatives from the City of Cushing, correctional facility operator CoreCivic, the U.S. Marshals Service and state and local government gathered in Cushing Tuesday to celebrate the rededication of Cushing Correctional Facility.
On Sept. 8 the Stillwater Board of Education heard an update from Mark Pruitt, who serves as Owner’s Representative for the district, on the project. The Junior High will have a remodeled counselor’s office, remodeled restrooms, remodeled cafeteria, additional classroom space, a new performi…
Fire Chief Tom Bradley was honored by the Stillwater City Council Monday as he completes 36 years of service to the City of Stillwater. Bradley is retiring September 30 after serving on the Stillwater Fire Department since November, 1984.
Tuesday is National Voter Registration Day, a nonpartisan civic holiday celebrated each year on the fourth Tuesday of September. This year the News Press has teamed up with the Payne County Election Board and Stillwater League of Women Voters to mark the occasion by ensuring people know how …
After losing the Republican primary election Aug. 25, Payne County Sheriff Kevin Woodward has reportedly moved from his Payne County residence on South Washington Street.
Stillwater Public Schools has an avenue for getting kids back in the classroom sooner and back on the playing field with the adoption of revised safety protocols.
OKLAHOMA CITY — State leaders have started distributing a promising COVID-19 treatment drug to hospitals across the state.
Stillwater Public Schools has called for a special meeting of the Board of Education that could further determine protocol on in-person classroom instruction and extracurricular activities.
Dewey Clapp, a U.S. Army veteran and American Legion member who has been a fixture at the Payne County Commission’s weekly meetings since 2010, returned Monday to his volunteer duty leading the flag salute for the County Commissioners.
The Payne County Budget Board approved the distribution of $20,138 of Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act funds to individual county offices and departments at Monday’s regular monthly meeting.
About 200 parents and students protested outside the Stillwater Pubic Schools administration building Monday, after the district announced it would be canceling sports competitions for the week due to the high rate of COVID-19 infections spreading through Payne County.
With the dearth of live music that has come due to the coronavirus pandemic, there comes opportunities to find other avenues for live performances to the Stillwater community.
Stillwater student-athletes protested SPS administration's decision to cancel athletic events by showing up in-person Monday to the district's administration building.
Westhaven Nursing and Rehabilitation continues to grapple with an outbreak of COVID-19 that has to date infected 34 of its 54 residents. It also reports that 14 staff members have tested positive for the virus.
Students in Stillwater Public Schools will continue distance learning for at least another week, based on new COVID-19 infections reported in Payne County.
This Week's Circulars
Mary Silvers, 87, died September 24, 2020. Her graveside service will begin at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, October 3, 2020 at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Stillwater, OK. Strode Funeral Home and Cremation is in charge of arrangements.
Ila Lorraine Owens, 91, died September 25, 2020. Her funeral begins 11:00 a.m. Friday, October 2, 2020: Strode Funeral Home Chapel-Stillwater, OK. Interment: Ingalls Cemetery-Stillwater. Strode Funeral Home and Cremation is in charge of arrangements.
Arley Kent, 28, died September 28, 2020. Wake Service-7:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 30, 2020: Otoe Baptist Church-Red Rock, Oklahoma. Traditional Noon Feast- Thursday, October 1, 2020: Red Rock Baptist Church. Strode Funeral Home.
Kathy Unruh, age 77, of Stillwater, was born on August 25, 1943 in Aurora, Nebraska. She passed away Saturday, September 26, 2020 at home surrounded by family. A memorial service was held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at Primrose Retirement Community. Arrangements are under the…
Curtis Sams, of Cushing, passed away on Monday, September 28, 2020 in Cushing. Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m., Friday, October 2, 2020 at the First Baptist Church in Cushing. Palmer Marler Funeral Home, Cushing.
- BREAKING: Man killed in fatal wreck in Cushing
- Former DHS worker charged with forging evidence
- Stillwater Medical activates surge plan to deal with spike in COVID-19 hospitalizations
- Stillwater parents sue school district to end distance learning
- Health Department reports fifth COVID-19 death for Stillwater
- Cushing man dies Monday after being struck by vehicle
- Back to the classroom: Stillwater Schools begin alternate schedule Monday
- Commissioners retain sheriff after residency dispute
- Missing teen from Stillwater found safe
- Firo Fire Kissed Pizza to open Tuesday