Tis’ the season for terror, chills and thrills, and one northern Walker County business will be supplying it all on Halloween weekend to benefit a good cause.
Submit Your News
We're always interested in hearing about news in our community. Let us know what's going on!
New Waverly ISD Superintendent Darol Hail had high hopes for virtual learning when the school year began in his small school district on the southern edge of Walker County.
The Sam Houston State University College of Arts & Media along with the School of Music presents Beethoven 2020@SHSU, a concert series featuring School of Music graduate students performing alongside their accomplished faculty.
First Commonwealth Bank executives announced last week the hiring of Kelly Carlson to manage the Indiana-based bank’s Jennerstown branch office.
The dedication and opening of the Catoosa Historical Museum expansion will take place on Monday October 26th at 6:30 p.m. The post office replica will be dedicated to the memory of life-long civic leader and patron, Georgia McAfee. Located at 217 S. Cherokee in Catoosa, the Post Office replica is the third addition to the museum complex developed under the direction and effort of Mrs. McAfee.
A video chronicling the historic Café Raven, one of Huntsville’s longest running and best-loved restaurants, has been recently produced and is now available for viewing.
The COVID-19 pandemic might affect in-person voting in Rogers County for the Nov. 3 elections; but it might not reduce voter turnout, because requests for absentee ballots have been coming at a record pace.
Taking on the role of chief medical officer for a four-hospital system during a pandemic may seem daunting, but Dr. Elizabeth Dunmore said she was ready.
A seven-figure award to a Cambria County-based loan fund from the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) is intended to strengthen the “entrepreneurial ecosystem” in seven southwestern Pennsylvania counties, including Cambria and Somerset, officials from both entities said this week.
Unemployment claims among Walker County residents surged to nearly 2,000 in September, as the coronavirus pandemic kept up its continuing damage to the local economy.
Select Walker County voters are being asked to approve a new 1.5% sales tax increase to implement programs that would improve the roads, fire service and medical response in undeveloped areas of the county.
The response to the inkblot word “socialism” depends on an individual's own psychology, environment, political beliefs and understanding of the subject. “You get a variety of different interpretations based on the knowledge that people have about socialism and communism,” said Terry Madonna, director of the Center for Politics and Public Affairs at Franklin & Marshall College.
This week’s episode of the “159 Inclined” podcast features an interview with Eric and Amanda Reighard, the new owners of the Johnstown State Theater.
CLAREMORE, OK – The annual Claremore Area Chamber of Commerce Christmas parade looks a bit different this year with the current climate. The 2020 parade will be a drive-thru format, held on the campus of Rogers State University on the evening of Saturday, December 5th. This year’s theme is “Celebrating Our Hometown Heroes.”
There were a total of 1,586 voters checked-in during early voting on Friday for the November 3rd General Election in Walker County. This makes for a total of 6,307 voters checked-in during early voting so far.
Officials at Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College (NEO) announced that Judge Kassie McCoy has been selected as the recipient for this year’s Outstanding Young Alumna. Traditionally recognized in coordination with NEO Football Homecoming, NEO is planning to recognize this year’s honorees during a spring 2021 ceremony.
Walker County emergency officials have reported 68 additional COVID-19 cases over the past month. No new cases were reported on Friday, as cases are slowly declining across the county.
The new and recently opened Chalet Apartments is a 219-Unit luxury apartment community located conveniently near Highway 66 and Highway 20. Rogers State University, Claremore Indian Hospital and Claremore Regional Hospital are all within minutes. There are several restaurants, shopping and local businesses nearby to make life easier.
Enrollment at Sam Houston State University reached a record high this semester, despite challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Fall 2020 preliminary headcount enrollment at SHSU is 21,917 — a 1.67% increase compared to last year’s fall semester.
There has recently been an influx of people soliciting donations on Claremore streets, so we would like to remind citizens of the policies that govern these activities.
Economics professor Richard D. Wolff says workplace co-operatives, where employees help determine corporate decisions, are “the core of socialism.”
Wednesday the J.M. Davis Arms and Historical Museum hosted a blood drive. Blood collection tech , DaNica Galbreath assists Micheal Moore of Claremore with his donation. 18 donors gave the give of life. The next scheduled blood drive at the museum is in December.
A process to extract valuable metals from coal waste illustrates how Concurrent Technologies Corp. is applying its expertise to the energy industry, a national leader said Thursday.
Unnatural Beauty, an exhibition featuring the works of senior studio art student Sarah Doverspike will be on view at The Satellite Gallery on Oct. 30-31.
The statewide gas price average in Texas is $1.87 for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel, according to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch. That price is one cent more than on this day last week and is 41 cents less per gallon compared to this day last year.
LUFKIN — Construction of the Stubblefield Lake Bridge replacement on Stubblefield Lake Road in the National Forest and Grasslands in Texas, Sam Houston National Forest, will begin on Oct. 19. Construction is expected to be finished in Spring 2021.
After four years of dreaming and planning, Diego Varela has finally gone out on his own to create an elevated experience in the heart of Huntsville.
U.S. Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia's wife tested positive for COVID-19 just hours after the secretary's visit to JWF Industries in Johnstown on Tuesday.
The first two days of early in-person voting in the Lone Star State saw a large amount of enthusiasm from Texans looking to cast a ballot in the presidential election.
A week after Gov. Greg Abbott said Texas counties could allow bars to reopen, one of the state’s previous hotbeds for the coronavirus — Walker County — is still in the process of submitting the necessary paperwork.
Rogers State University has named Jeana Rae Conn as the Director of Student Conduct and Development/Title IX Coordinator within the Office of Student Affairs.
The first day of early in-person voting in the Lone Star State saw a large amount of enthusiasm from Texans looking to cast a ballot in the presidential election.
The Crabb’s Prairie Volunteer Fire Department is still asking for community support after losing its Pine Prairie brush truck to an accident, while serving the community in their time of need.
Early voting officially begins today, so Walker County residents can now begin voting in the 2020 presidential election between President Donald Trump and former vice president Joe Biden.
- POLICE NEWS: Man charged with 10 counts of child molesting, sexual misconduct
- State system looks to combine 6 universities into 2
- Handling of abuse allegations divides AG candidates
- Mailing It In: Data shows mailed ballots benefit both parties in battleground states
- Fracking future emerging as key issue in race to win PA
- GOP AG candidate says judge was right to shoot down Wolf COVID-19 orders
- Shapiro points to record in trying to convince voters for second term
- Pros, cons weighed for State Question 805
- State moving public health lab from OKC to Stillwater