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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…

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Danielle Jane Milligan, 37, of Cushing was arrested on March 15, at 1318 E. Oak St. in Cushing.

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Oklahoma State University is closing all campus buildings to visitors Wednesday in compliance with Gov. Kevin Stitt’s executive order closing non-essential business.

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After an hours-long standoff, police apprehended a Stillwater man who was accused of making threats and brandishing a rifle Tuesday night.

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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…

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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.

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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…

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…

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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.

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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.