Stillwater’s history with Scouts BSA began more than 100 years ago with the founding of the Stillwater Council of Boy Scouts of America. Although times and the organization have changed over the years, one thing remains the same: None of it could be done without dedicated adult volunteers.
Three bartenders employed at a Stillwater restaurant were arrested and booked into the Payne County Jail on suspicion of serving alcohol to an underage undercover informant during an Alcoholic Beverages Law Enforcement Commission sting.
Prom is back on this year, and the Stillwater YMCA is helping girls in Stillwater and the surrounding area get ready for their special nights with the Prom It Forward dress give-away.
OKLAHOMA CITY —The nation’s first nonbinary state lawmaker said they feel singled out by Oklahoma’s Republican leadership after being told Thursday that their clothing choice wasn’t appropriate and that lawmakers could be asked to vote on their wardrobe selection if they didn’t change.
Two Oklahoma State University students have received Fulbright U.S. Student Program awards for the 2021-2022 academic year from the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.
After being stalled out for more than a year, the clean-up of Block 34, a vacant, city-owned block that sits next to the Stillwater Community Center, is about to get rolling again.
Lt. John Charles retired after 34 years with the Stillwater Police Department Wednesday morning, but he won’t stay retired long.
OKLAHOMA CITY — State health officials Tuesday stopped administering Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine “out of the abundance of caution” as federal regulators revealed rare blood clotting responses in six Americans.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. on Tuesday recommended a "pause" in using the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to investigate reports of rare but potentially dangerous blood clots, setting off a chain reaction worldwide and dealing a setback to the global vaccination campaign.
The Payne County District Attorney’s Office dropped a rape charge against Stillwater man who is accused of several domestic assault charges.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma lawmakers plan to propose legislation that would help shelter consumers and utility companies from the more than $4.5 billion in energy generation costs as a result of February’s winter storm.
A Saturday night wreck near Perkins killed three people and caused critical injuries to two more. Those pronounced dead at the scene included two children.
Oklahoma State University’s next president Dr. Kayse Shrum is no stranger to high-profile, high-pressure situations and they all seem to have prepared her for the role she’s about to step into.
Editor's Note: This story was changed to remove a reference to Oklahoma being in or near the top 10 for vaccination delivery among states.
Aaron Leonard Cook, 39, of Cushing, was found guilty of lewd molestation and child sexual abuse by Payne County jurors Friday.
A 17-year-old male was transported by Survival Flight April 4, to St. Francis Hospital in Tulsa after he was involved in a one-vehicle wreck near Cushing.
The OSU Museum of Art will hand out art kits from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at the museum as well as at Couch Park and Southern Woods Park.
Eight more Stillwater deaths and 17 more Payne County deaths were added this week to COVID-19 totals after the Oklahoma State Department of Health reported previously unreleased mortality numbers due to “reconciled data.”
Christie Hawkins will be sworn in April 19 as the newest member of the Stillwater City Council. She replaces Vice Mayor Pat Darlington who opted against running again for Seat 4.
Nearly five years after the passage of State Questions 780 and 781, the only money appropriated into a fund for mental health and substance abuse treatment has come from medical marijuana sales tax revenue.
Lionel Roy Thompson, 78, of Choctaw, was charged in Payne County with three counts of child sexual abuse and one count of indecent exposure.
Political newcomer Christie Hawkins has won Seat 4 on the Stillwater City Council, previously held by Vice Mayor Pat Darlington who chose not to seek re-election.
After building an early, insurmountable lead Camille DeYong won her bid for re-election Tuesday to the Stillwater Board of Education.
Although the City of Stillwater has been hit by unusually high gas bills stemming from the historic price spike during a period of extreme cold that gripped the center of the country from Canada to Texas in February, it's recovering some of that cost.
Judge Stephen Kistler ruled the statements made by a defendant to Oklahoma Highway Patrol Troopers were admissible for upcoming trial.
Judge Stephen Kistler is allowing three men between the ages of 31 and 37 to testify against their abuser in his most recent felony child sexual abuse case.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Sarah Stitt first visited prison as a teenager while working with her father who ministered to inmates.
A Stillwater man was arrested and charged with domestic assault and battery by strangulation, interfering with an emergency phone call and unlawful possession of a controlled drug.
Early voting began Thursday at the Payne County Election Board for municipal and school board offices. It continues 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. Friday.
At 11 a.m. Friday, the OSU Philosophy Department will host a Zoom meeting with Kenny and Keith Lucas, writers of "Judas and the Black Messiah." The discussion will be co-sponsored by the OSU Center for Africana Studies, and will discuss the message behind the film and its importance in today…
In this second year of The Twilight Zone, we come to a week with today being April Fools’ Day, Good Friday tomorrow and Easter on Sunday.
Stillwater Public Schools will significantly expand its programs for students this summer. Due to disruptions of the school year as a result of the ongoing pandemic, the theme for this year is “Bridge the Gap.”
The Stillwater Police Department and the Payne County Sheriff’s Office want to provide additional body cameras to their staff, but the cost of cameras and storage space is high.
The City of Yale is building a natural gas pipeline to connect it with a new supplier that city leaders hope will provide a more reliable supply at a more reasonable price for its retail customers.
Stillwater rainfall for the week is 1.62 inches with trees leafing out and the beginning of blossoms. It is looking like a top quality spring has begun to go with last weekend’s spring solstice. Bring it on along with shorebirds and migratory American Pipits at The Lowlands of Boomer Lake! L…
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Verlin "Don" Luster, 87, died April 16, 2021. Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at the Friends Chapel in Coyle. Interment will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery. Strode Funeral Home.
- Three killed Saturday night in S.H. 33 wreck near Perkins
- Moving forward: City of Stillwater to restart clearing and leveling of Block 34
- Nonbinary lawmaker feels singled out after wardrobe challenged
- Stillwater's Dunn one of two OSU Fulbright award winners
- Kilpatrick reflects on 1-year anniversary of cancer diagnosis
- Lt. John Charles retires from SPD after lengthy career
- Prepping for Prom: Stillwater YMCA dress drive offers free formalwear for local girls
- Q5: Stillwater community invited to attend re-opening celebration at Stillwater Creek
- Oklahoma State unveils esports arena
- Oklahoma pauses Johnson & Johnson vaccine amid new complications