Norman residents have scheduled a protest at 2 p.m. in Andrews Park Tuesday to protest racial injustice and police brutality, according to a post on Facebook.
There were 88 new cases of COVID-19, including one in Garfield County, and no deaths reported Sunday, May 31, by the Oklahoma State Department of Health, but the number of active cases rose for the first time in days.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Riots erupted Saturday night in protest of racial injustice and outrage after George Floyd, a black Minneapolis man, died under the knee of police officer Derek Chauvin.
There were 80 new cases of COVID-19, including two in Northwest Oklahoma, and five more deaths reported Saturday, May 30, 2020, by the Oklahoma State Department of Health.
Northeastern State University students and staff had to make quick adjustments in March as COVID-19 hit the area. Things have been progressing toward reopening the campuses.
If you have ever watched the Miss USA, Miss America or Miss Universe pageants, you’ve seen a Sherri Hill original gown. Eight of the Top Ten Miss USA 2009 finishers were wearing a Sherri Hill gown, including the winner. Miss America 2006 Jennifer Berry and 2007 Lauren Nelson, both Oklahomans, were crowned wearing her creations.
Oklahoma saw an increase of 68 new COVID-19 cases Friday, May 29, 2020, and three more deaths, but a strong decrease in the number of patients being treated in intensive care in the state.
The Moore-Norman Technology Center will be enforcing strict policies for both staff and students when classes are set to return in August.
Americans may not be as worried as they ought to be about a pandemic that during the past three months cost more than 100,000 of them their lives and the jobs of another 40 million and counting.
“Be still and know that He is God/Be still and know that He is faithful/Consider all that He has done/Stand in awe and be amazed/And know that He will never change/Be still”
The Cherokee Nation Tribal Council approved a $332 million budget modification during a meeting Thursday, May 28, after receiving a portion of the $8 billion set aside for tribal governments in Congress's CARES Act.
Muskogee COVID-19 cases have surged by 13 in the span of a week, said Muskogee County Health Department Regional Director Jill Larcade, cresting 43 as of Thursday morning.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) said the State has surpassed its goal to collect and test more than 90,000 specimens in the month of May. As of May 27, OSDH had processed 113,264 specimens collected for COVID-19 testing since the first of the month, with a total of 183,632 tests conducted since COVID-19 was first detected in early March.
While the COVID-19 pandemic is still active, many cities have begun taking the first steps in reopening their economies – and that includes dining facilities, nonessential businesses and entertainment facilities.
OKLAHOMA CITY – The number of initial claims for unemployment benefits filed with the Oklahoma Employment Security Commission (OESC) for the week ending May 23, 2020, continue to reflect the impact of business closures due to the COVID-19 and Oil Industry crises.
United Way of Enid and Northwest Oklahoma recently received a $25,000 ADM Cares grant to fight hunger through eight regional food resource centers, including Loaves & Fishes of Northwest Oklahoma.
The phishing scam email directs people to click on a link to get a message about a COVID-19 economic stimulus check. The email also says "it needs to be opened through a portal link requiring your university login."
Northwestern will continue to follow guidance from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Gov. Kevin Stitt’s guidelines according to the Open Up and Recover Safely Plan.
When the COVID-19 outbreak first became prevalent in the U.S., stores not only saw their shelves of toilet paper and cleaning supplies take a hit, but they also saw a surge in ammunition sales.
The Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced those who test for COVID-19 at participating health departments in Oklahoma and say they are food insecure will receive emergency food boxes.
State Health Department officials are encouraging Oklahomans to get tested for COVID-19, saying Thursday, May 28, 2020, that due to adequate supplies, residents no longer need to exhibit symptoms or report exposure to someone with the virus to get in line for testing.
The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) announced today the State has surpassed its goal to collect and test more than 90,000 specimens in the month of May.
The Oklahoma Educational Television Authority (OETA) will launch OETA Art Club, a new summer arts program designed to engage students in the arts as traditional summer programs cancel.
Giving back, making a difference, becoming more aware of your surroundings and experiencing new ideas can help anyone become more culturally independent.
A collision between a semi and a pickup at Bouse Junction, about 24 miles west of Orienta, in western Major County, sent two men to the hospital Wednesday afternoon.
Oklahoma saw an increase of 41 new COVID-19 cases Thursday, May 28, 2020, and four more deaths associated with the virus were reported, according to the Oklahoma State Department of Health.
❝Marsau's owner, Marlin Esau, wanted to do everything he could do to help the families of the 227 people we had employed, even if it was only for the eight-week period the funding was for.❞ — Mae Jacobi, office manager at Marsau Enterprises
In its daily update on COVID-19, the Oklahoma State Department of Health reported 92 new cases Wednesday, May 27, 2020, and four additional deaths due to the virus.
Enid Regional Development Alliance is recommending Enid City Commission approve an incentive package with Apex Cinemas for development of a theater and trampoline park complex at The District.
While the past few months on the job have been hectic, Kirsten Carpitcher said the mentality of her co-workers and customers made working at Save A Lot more than bearable.
The Norman Police Department has disciplined an officer who violated department policy with an “inappropriate” email earlier this month, the department announced Wednesday.
This Week's Circulars
- OSU professor charged with sexual communication with minors after Pawnee County sting
- Woman claims self-defense in Wednesday fatal shooting
- Stillwater man charged with stalking ex-girlfriend
- Stillwater man injured in three-vehicle wreck
- SJH teacher appearing in court Wednesday
- Stillwater woman killed in car wreck near Altus
- Payne County Commission approves early Phase 3 re-opening
- Saliki named director of OSU Vet Med's Oklahoma Animal Disease Diagnostic Lab
- Glencoe man arrested on charges of feloniously pointing a firearm
- In search of cool summer fun: Pools and splash pads to begin opening for the season