There were 765 new COVID-19 cases, 32 of those in Garfield County, and 13 additional deaths reported Tuesday by the Oklahoma State Department of Health.
As a growing number of districts implement nontraditional schedules or mandate virtual school, parents are facing the difficult dilemma of how to tackle the unexpected full-time responsibilities of educating their children while continuing to financially support their families.
The attorneys for a Hunter man charged in June with assault and battery with a deadly weapon filed a writ of habeas corpus Friday stating their client is being held in violation of his constitutional rights to reasonable bail.
This weekend saw an extended family getting back together, as the annual Hanor Smokin’ Red Dirt BBQ saw hundreds descend on Enid to cook, judge and eat barbecue just like old times.
Oklahoma gained 825 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, 27 of those in Garfield County, with three more deaths announced by the Oklahoma State Department of Health.
Nine counties, including Garfield County, were removed from the orange, "moderate risk" for COVID-19 released weekly by the Oklahoma State Department of Health.
The first death associated with COVID-19 involving an Enid longterm care facility was reported Thursday evening by the Oklahoma State Department of Health.
Tensions are rising between Unite Norman supporters and those opposing the movement to recall the mayor and City Council.
Oklahoma saw its number of new COVID-19 patients top the 1,000 mark once again in the last 24 hours, as another 17 deaths were reported by Oklahoma State Health Department officials on Wednesday.
Local doughnut shops saw a decrease in business, and a well-established bakery closed it doors, but local residents with a sweet tooth were not about to let them fall flat due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
"We want to see this (COVID-19) go away," said Woodward resident Robert Solloway. "We want to get back to work and get the economy going the way it was before (the pandemic)."
Ever since social media became a mainstream phenomenon on the internet, there have been concerns about individuals' privacy, considering all the data that gets put out daily.
Garfield County Sheriff's Office arrested a 42-year-old Enid felon earlier this week on complaints of drug and firearms possession following an incident with a woman at his home on Imo Road.
For the second consecutive day, an Enid hospital has reported the death of a patient who had tested positive for COVID-19, as the number of cases rose by 10 in Garfield County and 861 in the state, according to the state Health Department.
An Enid hospital reported the death of a patient who had tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday, while the state Health Department confirmed 377 new COVID-19 cases in Oklahoma, seven of those in Garfield County.
New COVID-19 cases rose by 494 in the state and two in Garfield County, according to Oklahoma State Department of Health officials, who also reported one new death associated with the virus on Sunday.
New COVID-19 cases rose by 1,244 in the state and 33 in Garfield County, according to Oklahoma State Department of Health officials, who also reported eight new deaths associated with the virus on Saturday.
ENID, Okla. — An email from an Enid city commissioner states he will push for the city to adopt state COVID-19 recommendations as mandates and called the chief of police's comments during the last hearing on the issue "chickens---."
Garfield County saw its numbers increase from 201 to 330, including a single-day record increase of 53, during the week encompassing Friday, July 24 to Thursday, July 30, according to OSDH data.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma will use millions in federal funding to purchase two reusable face masks for every student and teacher in the state to help ensure they’re protected from COVID-19 when they return to school, the governor announced Thursday.
The number of new COVID-19 cases in the state was back up over 1,000 again Thursday, with another 13 deaths reported, but only two more positive tests were reported in Garfield County, according to the Oklahoma State Department of Health.
Another 14 deaths were reported by the Oklahoma State Department of Health, which also confirmed 848 more cases of COVID-19 in the state, 32 of those in Northwest Oklahoma counties, on Wednesday
Thirteen deaths, including one in Garfield County, reported Tuesday by the Oklahoma State Department of Health pushed the overall number of those who have tested positive for COVID-19 and died past the 500 mark.
❝This is continuing to be the trend as far as we know. We're really needing the people's help on the contract tracing part.❞ — Maggie Jackson
Oklahoma gained 1,204 cases of COVID-19, a single-day increase of 4%, with Garfield County adding more than 50 since Saturday's report, according to the Oklahoma State Department of Health.
Time to empty out the piggy banks to help small businesses. Oklahoma banks are asking consumers to deposit their spare change at their local bank or coin-cashing machines as the pandemic-related shutdowns has created a coin shortage.
Oklahoma topped 30,000 cases of COVID-19 Saturday, a single-day increase of 965, or 3.3%, with 12 more deaths reported, including one in Garfield County, according to the Health Department.
Oklahoma has had 29,116 confirmed cases of COVID-19, or 314 more than the reported total on Thursday, as the state Health Department reported Friday that the backlog announced earlier this week "has been resolved."
Quilts are an excellent medium for telling a story too grand for words. Quilt blocks can act as book chapters, encouraging viewers to investigate further. The Oklahoma History Quilt is an embroidered masterpiece depicting 300 years of Oklahoma history, a testament to Camille Phelan’s tenacity and love of history.
Although summer might not be the most comfortable time to eat outdoors, Tahlequah restaurants have been serving customers outside, as the COVID-19 pandemic has forced them to limit capacity and sometimes close shop altogether.
For 15 years, Zoë Institute, in partnership with the Cherokee County Christian Ministerial Alliance, has operated Hands of Grace Warehouse to assist area residents in need.
A community controversy over whether to mandate the wearing of masks in public or in businesses was taken up by Cherokee County's Economy Recovery Task Force Thursday morning, July 23.
This is the time of year when the night sky turns brighter than ever, because during the second of half of the Earth's journey around the sun is when people living in the northern hemisphere can see a myriad of meteors.
Tahlequah is expected to welcome First Lady Melania Trump, after the Cherokee Nation invited her to visit the tribe and see its advances in health care for Natives.
After five allegations of sexual misconduct by Oologah-Talala Public School staff in a five year span, the state board of education moved to place the school district on probation.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – As COVID-19 cases continue to climb in Oklahoma, hospitals are desperate to find ways to help more patients with less resources. TeleHealth Solution, a company that provides top-quality health care solutions for traditionally difficult-to-staff environments like rural settings and third-shift care, will provide telehealth physicians for five hospitals in rural Oklahoma.
An Enid hospital reported the death of a patient who had tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday, as the number of cases in Garfield County rose by 15 since Wednesday, according to the Oklahoma State Department of Health.
This Week's Circulars
Born to Dewitt and Edna (Broyles) Coe. Youngest of 8 children. Survived by brother, Lyle "Blake" Coe and wife, Ethel, of Perry. Graveside Service, 10 a.m. Monday, August 17, 2020, Union Cemetery, Glencoe, Oklahoma.
Opal Louise Gann, longtime Perkins resident, passed away on Monday, August 10, 2020. Services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, August 13, 2020 at First Baptist Church, Perkins, OK. Palmer Marler Funeral Home, Perkins, Oklahoma.
Kitty O'Cain, age 80, of Stillwater, passed away Monday, August 10, 2020. Graveside funeral services under the direction of Strode Funeral Home will begin at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, August 13 at Resurrection Cemetery in Oklahoma City.
Marcia Livingston Granstaff, 97, died on July 14, 2020 in Stillwater, Oklahoma. A graveside service will begin at 10:00 a.m. on Friday August 14, 2020 at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Stillwater, Oklahoma. Friends and Family are invited observing social distancing and face mask precautions. Str…
Elsie Harris, died July 19, 2020. Her son, John Harris, died October 16, 2019. Their Celebration of Life will begin 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, August 12, 2020: Sunnylane Family Church- Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Strode Funeral Home.
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