Three locally owned and operated Stillwater restaurants are shutting things down for awhile.
Monday’s meeting of the Payne County Board of Commissioners looked a little different as county officers, staff and members of the public were asked to don masks to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
There have been many questions about the suspension of elective surgeries and medical procedures during the COVID-19 outbreak. Our physicians consider a wide range of factors when determining whether it’s safe to postpone a surgery or procedure, including patient risk factors, bed availabili…
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma's total coronavirus cases surpassed 500 on Tuesday, with 84 new confirmations and six more deaths, according to the Oklahoma State Department of Health.
The City of Stillwater continues to monitor the local spread of COVID-19 and enact policies designed to reduce the number of people infected.
Visit Stillwater is closely monitoring the rapidly evolving COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on Stillwater’s hospitality industry. As always, our top priority is the health and safety of our staff, families, community, and visitors.
Beginning today at 11:59 p.m., the City of Stillwater has issued a Shelter in Place order, which requires residents to stay home and only leave for essential activities or business. Additionally, public access to the Stillwater Municipal Building (723 S. Lewis St.) will be restricted and par…
Today the Stillwater Fire Department will move Station 1’s fire engine company to the Senior Activity Center, 1015 E. 12th Ave. The center will temporarily serve as a fire house to separate city firefighters from close quarters and possible cross-contamination as it pertains to the COVID-19 virus.
President Burns Hargis sent a letter to the Oklahoma State University community Sunday, writing that there is a confirmed positive COVID-19 case for a student from the OSU-Stillwater campus.
Stillwater Mayor Will Joyce announced Saturday that the City of Stillwater will be following Oklahoma City, Tulsa and Norman in issuing orders for residents to shelter in place that will probably take effect Tuesday morning.
Measures taken by state and local governments to combat the spread of COVID-19 are requiring residents to temporarily accept limitations on some of the freedoms they took for granted until now. It’s not a comfortable process for anyone.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Everyman has integrated a plan within the past week that had been in the cards for next year.
OKLAHOMA CITY — The state has procured 10,000 COVID-19 test kits but will continue to prioritize its public health supply for Oklahomans who are already hospitalized or classified as most vulnerable to the virus, officials said during a Friday briefing.
Humans are social animals and some, like Westwood Elementary art teacher Suzanne Tackett, are so social they don’t do well in isolation. Tackett says the term “raging extrovert” would be a fair assessment of her personality.
Concert halls, arenas and other venues that are normally full of sound are currently silent. It is one of the many aspects of our daily lives that has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Due to the escalation of COVID-19 infections in Payne County, with five cases of the illness now confirmed, the Payne County Budget Board held an emergency meeting Wednesday to discuss the county’s response to the novel coronavirus pandemic.
More testing has led to more known positive cases of COVID-19, with the state's total rising sharply to 248 from 164 a day ago. Seven Oklahomans have died from the disease, according the Oklahoma State Department of Health.
The COVID-19 pandemic has created unforeseen challenges for Our Daily Bread, Stillwater’s Food & Resource Center.
Oklahoma State University is closing all campus buildings to visitors Wednesday in compliance with Gov. Kevin Stitt’s executive order closing non-essential business.
Oklahoma’s State Board of Education voted Wednesday morning to close public school buildings and adopt distance learning for the rest of the school year as a measure against the spread of COVID-19.
The economic impact of business shutdowns due to COVID-19 is going to take a toll on the City of Stillwater’s finances, City Manager Norman McNickle told the City Council on Monday night.
After an hours-long standoff, police apprehended a Stillwater man who was accused of making threats and brandishing a rifle Tuesday night.
In a press conference earlier today, Gov. Kevin Stitt created a "Safer at Home" order for "vulnerable populations" until April 30, and ordered the closure of "non-essential businesses" in the 19 counties with confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 for 21 days.
The mayor issued a proclamation declaring a state of emergency within the City of Stillwater on March 15, and two supplemental proclamations were issued on March 16 and 17 establishing additional restrictions. On Monday, a fourth proclamation was issued with additional restrictions effective…
Stillwater Mayor Will Joyce signed a declaration Monday night ordering the closure of personal service providers like hair salons, barber shops, health clubs, spas, tattoo parlors, massage parlors and nail salons within the city limits until 12:01 a.m. April 5.
Stillwater restaurants Mexico Joe’s and Eskimo Joe’s are closed effective Monday night. In addition to the restaurants, Joe’s Clothes World Headquarters at 507 W. Elm Street, Stan Clark Companies offices and Eskimo Joe’s Promotional Products will also be closed through April 6, Kendra Morela…
The Oklahoma State Department of Health is advising Oklahomans that epidemiologists have detected community spread of COVID-19 in our state.
Finding credible resources can be challenging, especially in times like these, when information is changing rapidly. As your librarians, we want you to know that even though our doors are closed, we are here for you. One of the things that we can provide right now is reliable information and…
State Superintendent Joy Hofmeister plans to recommend that the state Board of Education keep public school buildings closed for the remainder of the school year, according to multiple education officials.
Payne County Emergency Manager Jeff Kuhn informed Commissioners today that the state health department has told him there is now a third confirmed case of COVID-19 in the county.
The Oklahoma State Health Department has reported the second positive test for COVID-19 in Payne County. OSDH also reported the state’s second fatality Sunday.
With the COVID-19 pandemic affecting everything from major league sporting events to dining inside restaurants, it has been felt by businesses across the globe.
Stillwater’s Project Heart senior nutrition site is still serving meals and site manager Janet Verner wants to be sure all the program’s regular diners know that.
The Stillwater City Council will use Zoom to hold its first meeting by teleconference at 5:30 p.m. on Monday. Mayor Will Joyce will preside over the meeting from the council's meeting chamber at City Hall, 723 S. Lewis Street.
With protective masks for medical staff in short supply, Stillwater Medical Center is getting some help from volunteer seamstresses who are sewing homemade cloth masks.
Stillwater Medical Center is asking the public to help it protect medical staff and patients by donating surgical and dust masks that critically needed as the hospital gears up to care for patients with the novel coronavirus.
OKLAHOMA CITY — With a handful of COVID-19 public test kits remaining and not enough resources to test collected specimens, health officials fear the deadly virus may spread undetected statewide until more tests can be shipped to Oklahoma.
Stillwater Medical Center is reporting that the COVID-19 patient under its care originated from a Kay County case.
Reaching out from his home, where he remained in quarantine on Thursday awaiting the results of a COVID-19 test, Stillwater Sen. Tom Dugger shared information from a conference call with Gov. Kevin Stitt.
Stillwater Medical Center announced Thursday evening that the hospital is caring for a person who has tested positive for COVID-19, and has created some added restrictions for visitors.
This Week's Circulars
Anna Doris Waters, 79, passed on Saturday, 3/28/2020 in Stillwater. Visitation: Tuesday, 3/31/2020 from 9:00am-5:00pm. Graveside service will be Wednesday, 4/1/2020 at 1:00pm at Akins Cemetery near Sallisaw. Dighton Marler Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements.
- City of Stillwater to issue Shelter in Place order
- Oklahoma's known positive cases of COVID-19 rise sharply after more testing made available
- Shelter in Place for Stillwater going into effect just before midnight
- Standoff ends in Stillwater man's arrest
- OSU-Stillwater student recovering with mild symptoms after positive case of COVID-19
- Creek County man dies from COVID-19
- City of Stillwater declaration shuts down personal services
- Shawnee residents charged in Stillwater for drug trafficking
- UDPATE: Gov. Stitt creates 'Safer at Home' order for vulnerable Oklahomans, calls for business closures in affected counties
- Woman accused of assaulting officer