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Gov. Mary Fallin issued a proclamation reducing the number of counties under a burn ban Thursday afternoon. Okahoma Forestry Services said after analyzing the amount of rainfall, only 14 counties should remain under the burn ban. They include: Beaver, Beckham, Cimarron, Dewey, Ellis, Greer, ...
Canyon Midstream Partners II has commenced operations at its newly constructed natural gas processing facility in Woodward County, Oklahoma. The Redcliff Plant processes gas volumes gathered on an extensive pipeline system constructed by CMP2 in Oklahoma's Woodward, Dewey, Blaine ...

A lot split that ran afoul of an administrative decision aimed at preventing flag lots will be able to go forward after all, following a decision by Williams County Commissioners to allow the split if the company agrees in writing to eventually build a public road into the area in question. Tom Lunnen, ...
WESTERN OKLAHOMA - Now, the very latest on wildfires causing havoc for crews in our state. Oklahoma Forestry Services spokeswoman Michelle Finch-Walker says strong wind gusts fueled 14 wildfires in western Oklahoma on Saturday. At last check, more than 572 square miles have been charred.
Oklahoma's governor has issued a state of emergency for 52 counties due to ongoing wildfires. Multiple wildfires have burned over 200,000 acres throughout northwest Oklahoma and have prompted hundreds of evacuations. Extreme fire conditions are expected to continue through Saturday. The following counties ...

A tornado watch is in effect for several counties in Oklahoma until 10 p.m. Friday. A tornado warning was issued for Seminole County, Oklahoma, until 3:15 p.m. Friday. The warning has since been canceled. Advertisement. Several counties, including Atoka, Bryan, Carter, Coal, Garvin, Hughes, ...
Fourteen Oklahoma counties met last night's deadline and will give their voters a chance to change their drinking laws. If the counties pass a liquor-by-the-drink sales proposition in June, local businesses will be allowed to sell alcohol above 3.2 percent. If they don't, restaurants and bars will not be allowed to sell any ...
A $500,000 incentive to attract a German-based pet food producer unanimously passed Tuesday through the Vigo County Council. Saturn Petcare, based in Bremen, Germany, is seeking to purchase the former Pillsbury facility in Seelyville on U.S. 40. The company plans to produce wet and dry food for ...
Litton Road, which runs along the east side of Green Hills Golf Course south to Danner Park, is riddled with potholes and deterioration and may be considered for improvements through a mutual agreement between the city of Chillicothe and Livingston County. An agreement approved by both parties calls ...
OSAGE COUNTY, Okla. - Law enforcement officials arrested four people in a joint operation that reportedly removed five pounds of meth from Green Country streets. The Osage County Sheriff's Office, the Osage Nation Police Department, the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs, the ...
Perhaps aside from the issue of cannabis, vacation rentals have been the most time-consuming subject of study for Sonoma County government over the past several years. When the Board of Supervisors finally approved a hard-earned vacation rental policy in 2016, it included a number of “exclusion ...
In addition, 4,551 people have been hospitalized with flu-like symptoms so far this season — also a record. The Health Department says 1,146 people have been hospitalized with the flu in Tulsa County, more than any other county. Oklahoma County has the second-highest number of hospitalizations with ...
SunZia Southwest Transmission Project officials do not have to seek the authorization of the Socorro Board of County Commissioners if they choose to obtain property through eminent domain. Socorro County Attorney Adren Nance said authorization from the county was not required for the 515-mile project ...
2016, six Oklahoma counties have voted to change their liquor-by-the-drink sales laws to allow sales of strong beer, wine and liquor sales at local restaurants, bars, bowling alleys and lounges,” said Barnes. “Alfalfa and Harper counties have already placed a liquor-by-the-drink sales proposition on the ...
CRAIG COUNTY, Okla. - Craig County deputies arrested a woman in what the sheriff calls the worst animal cruelty case he's ever seen. Deputies served a warrant on the home of Glenn Renay Davidson near Big Cabin after they received a tip from a neighbor that Davidson had committed animal cruelty.
Update: (3 p.m. Friday) The National Weather Service expanded a red flag warning to all Oklahoma counties. Meteorologists, despite the rain, forecast critical fire conditions will exist throughout Friday. Parts of northeast and east central Oklahoma are under a red flag warning until 7 p.m. Friday, according to ...

Cleveland County Courthouse on May 4, 2017. Cleveland County ranked seventh out of 77 counties in Oklahoma in a new health report. Finlea Baxter/OU Daily. Facebook · Twitter · Email; Print; Save. A new health report ranks Cleveland County seventh out of the 77 counties in Oklahoma based on various ...
The burn ban, issued Jan. 30, originally covered 52 counties. After several rounds of rain and winter weather, the ban now contains the following counties: Beaver, Beckham, Cimarron, Custer, Dewey, Ellis, Greer, Harmon, Harper, Jackson, Kiowa, Roger Mills, Texas, Washita, Woods and Woodward. The ban will remain in ...
OKLAHOMA CITY – Up to 14 counties in Oklahoma might not be able to sell beer after low-point beer becomes unavailable in October. The Journal Record reports that counties will be required to have liquor-by-the-drink approved in order to sell beer in restaurants and bars once 3.2-percent beer is ...
MCCURTAIN COUNTY, OK - The National Weather Service in Shreveport reported a water rescue this in McCurtain County, Oklahoma. According to a tweet, McCurtain County Emergency Manager reported that a vehicle went around a barricade and was washed off the road. High water rescue is ...
Google Pryor Mayes County Oklahoma expansion “Oklahoma has proven to be an important home for Google since opening our data center operations here in 2011,” said Andrew Silvestri, head of external affairs for Google in Oklahoma. “We've been able to accelerate our growth here in part due to the ...
As of Thursday, Feb. 15, Tulsa County and more than 50 other Oklahoma counties are under a governor's burn ban until March 2 (marked in red). Other eastern counties are under separate county bans (yellow). Map courtesy of Oklahoma Forestry Service. Facebook · Twitter · Email; Print; Save.
Many Texas, Oklahoma counties remain in burn bans and drought conditions worsen ... WICHITA FALLS - As of Thursday, there are 122 Texas counties and 57 Oklahoma counties under a burn ban. Nine of the burn bans in Texas are in Texoma, and those are Wilbarger, Baylor, Throckmorton, Archer, Clay, ...
Eric Skokan, chef and owner of the Black Cat Restaurant and the Black Cat Farm, cuts away part of a corn cob for his pigs in October 2014. (Cliff Grassmick / Staff Photographer). Boulder County officials have issued a clean bill of health to Boulder's Black Cat Farm, which provides farm-to-table produce and ...
U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency Oklahoma Executive Director Scott Biggs announced 14 Oklahoma counties are now authorized for emergency haying and grazing use of Conservation Reserve Program acres. This request is based on the need for emergency haying or grazing and a ...
The Cochise County Board of Supervisors has backed a Planning and Zoning Commission decision to allow a Cochise business to continue operating in a rural residential neighborhood. At its regular meeting March 27, the board concurred with the Planning and Zoning Commission's unanimous vote last ...
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated Kay, Logan, Noble and Osage counties in Oklahoma as primary natural disaster areas due to losses and damages caused by a recent drought. Farmers and ranchers in the following contiguous counties in Oklahoma also qualify for natural disaster ...
Fourteen Oklahoma counties, including Coal County, are still "dry"; meaning bars and restaurants can only serve beer with an alcohol point of 3.2 percent. "Oklahoma is one of the only places in the country you can't get real beer." said Cedric Howard, a beer drinker. "This three percent beer, all it does is ...
Tulsa World said: As of Thursday, Feb. 15, Tulsa County and more than 50 other Oklahoma counties are under a governor's burn ban until March 2 (marked in red). Other eastern counties are under separate county bans (yellow). Map courtesy of Oklahoma Forestry Service. Jeria Billy, Staff Writer February ...
As of Thursday, Feb. 15, Tulsa County and more than 50 other Oklahoma counties are under a governor's burn ban until March 2 (marked in red). Other eastern counties are under separate county bans (yellow). Map courtesy of Oklahoma Forestry Service. Facebook · Twitter · Email; Print; Save.
Many Texas, Oklahoma counties remain in burn bans and drought conditions worsen ... WICHITA FALLS - As of Thursday, there are 122 Texas counties and 57 Oklahoma counties under a burn ban. Nine of the burn bans in Texas are in Texoma, and those are Wilbarger, Baylor, Throckmorton, Archer, Clay, ...
Eric Skokan, chef and owner of the Black Cat Restaurant and the Black Cat Farm, cuts away part of a corn cob for his pigs in October 2014. (Cliff Grassmick / Staff Photographer). Boulder County officials have issued a clean bill of health to Boulder's Black Cat Farm, which provides farm-to-table produce and ...
The theme for the newly named organization was solidified across the state as “Working Together to Build Better Communities through Education with Leadership and Service.” Each of the 77 counties of Oklahoma has an OHCE presence. At the county level, groups have created a cemetery index book by ...
Governor Mary Fallin declared a burn ban for 44 Oklahoma Counties on Tuesday because of the high fire danger in the state, according to a release from the governor's office. The ban prohibits campfires, bonfires, setting fire to any forest, grass, woods, wild lands or marshes, igniting fireworks, burning ...
PAYNE COUNTY, Oklahoma -. Mulitple fire crews are battling a wildfire in Payne County, Tuesday afternoon. Crews from Stillwater, Orlando and Coyle have gained control of the blaze that started near the westbound lanes of State Highway 51, east of I-35 just before 1:00 p.m.. OHP says the fire spread ...
ALTUS, OK (KSWO) - A former Oklahoma Supreme Court judge was honored Tuesday evening in Altus. Justice Joe Watt retired December 31st of 2017 from his seat in District 9, which covers many southwest Oklahoma counties. Before serving on the on the Oklahoma Supreme Court for 25 years, Justice ...
CANADIAN COUNTY, Oklahoma -. The Canadian County courthouse has been evacuated following a bomb threat Tuesday afternoon. According authorities, the call came in around 1:17 p.m. All administrative offices have been evacuated. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol has a unit en route to the scene to ...
SANTA ROSA — Starting Tuesday, it is supposed to get considerably easier and less expensive to get permits to rebuild the thousands of homes and other structures destroyed in the October wildfires in unincorporated areas of Sonoma County. That's when county of Sonoma's multipronged Resiliency ...
COMANCHE COUNTY, OK (KSWO) - A motorhome was up in flames on Sunday. Cache and Indiahoma Fire Department responded to this fire around 2 Sunday afternoon. Cache fire was on the way to another emergency when the smoke from this fire was spotted. No one was in the motorhome at the time ...
CHEROKEE COUNTY, Oklahoma -. Oklahoma Game wardens said a Cherokee County man went to extreme efforts to poach an elk and tried to cover it up. Investigators used DNA evidence and X-rays to build a case against him. After a months-long investigation, three people are now in jail. It was an elk ...
George Wayne Fowler was born June 11, 1935, to George and Lois Fowler in Becham County, Oklahoma, and passed away in Plano, Texas, January 16, 2018. He was a 1954 graduate of Brinkman High School. George met his wife of over 50 years, Mary Lou Carpenter, at a high school basketball game ...
PAWNEE COUNTY, Oklahoma -. Cleveland police have arrested a man who they say exposed himself to a gas station employee Friday night. Police say they responded to Murphy's Gas Station around 11:00 p.m. after reports of a man exposing himself. The clerk told police that a man, 20-year-old Clayton ...
LEFLORE COUNTY, Oklahoma -. Department of Corrections officers are looking for an inmate who walked away from LeFlore County's Jim E. Hamilton Correctional Center. Troy Peiffer was serving time for failing to register as a sex offender when he walked away on December 16, 2017, DOC said.
25 in Oklahoma County. (Oklahoma County Jail). AA. OKLAHOMA CITY (KOKH) —. A man has been convicted of murder after performing "street justice" against a man accused of touching his girlfriend's young daughter. An Oklahoma County jury found Adrian Escajeda, 36, guilty of first degree murder in connection to the ...
PAWNEE COUNTY, Oklahoma -. A Pawnee county craftsman is honoring the men who died in the explosion with his art. Chuck Williams of Beyond the Bark Carvings saw a picture on social media with a hard hat, boots and a wrench - encouraging people to pray for the families. Williams recreated the ...
AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) -. Several area counties are implementing burn bans due to high fire hazard. According to the Texas A&M Fire Service, 27 area counties are currently under an outdoor burn ban, including all three counties in the Oklahoma Panhandle. Counties currently under a burn ban include:.
GRADY COUNTY, OK (KSWO)- The Grady County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a Ninnekah Middle School student says a teacher hit him with a belt. It happened in a physical education class when the 13-year-old student says he accidentally hit his teacher in the groin with a dodgeball. That's when ...
TEXAS COUNTY, OK (KFDA) -. The Shawnee Tribe's application to place land in trust for casino construction in Texas County has been approved. U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin and Shawnee Tribe Chief Ron Sparkman all accepted the application, paving the way for ...


 

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