HUNTSVILLE — Texas voters will decide on a proposed constitutional amendment that would designate all places of worship in the state as essential — barring them from closure during a disaster.
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Oklahoma archaeologists and Tulsa officials plan a private ceremony Friday to reinter 19 bodies exhumed as part of the search for additional Tulsa Race Massacre victims.
Support Claremore’s first responders by donating blood with Oklahoma Blood Institute at the Boots & Badges Blood Drive on Thursday, August 5th and Friday, August 6th. Donations will save local lives, such as those that firefighters and law enforcement officers rescue every day.
PACIFIC OCEAN – Quartermaster 3rd Class Ethan Brackett from Collinsville, assigned to amphibious transport dock ship USS John P. Murtha (LPD 26), observes the Voyage Management System console. John P. Murtha is underway conducting routine operations as part of U.S. 3rd Fleet.
The statewide gas price average in Texas is $2.83 for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel, according to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch. That price is the same from this day last week and is 94 cents more per gallon compared to this day last year.
A new scholarship fund is being formed in memory of beloved friend, neighbor and colleague, Dr. Vickie Post, for future educators to pursue their passions of molding young hearts and minds in the classroom.
Leonardo DRS Laurel Technologies has gained a contract modification of about $29 million to keep cruising along with work for U.S. Navy surface ships.
The American Red Cross has an emergency need for lifesaving blood and platelet amid the ongoing severe blood shortage. Blood donations continue to be critical to meet hospital demand and the public is urged to make an appointment to give now.
CHEROKEE, N.C. —The Cherokee Nation and Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians joined as sister tribes at the historic Kituwah Mound near Cherokee, North Carolina, recently to sign an agreement to protect and preserve the Cherokee language, history and culture.
The Sequoyah Quarterback Club is hosting it’s 3rd Annual Fish Fry and Silent Auction on Saturday, August 7th from 5:00 – 7:00 pm at the Olan Graham Gym on the Sequoyah Schools campus. This all you can eat Fish Fry tickets will be available for adults and children over 5 years of age for $10 per ticket. Children 5 years of age and under are free.
Chosen based on the program’s effectiveness and outstanding impact on teacher education, Sam Houston State University’s 4+1 TEACH program in the College of Education has been selected to receive the 2021 Excellence and Innovation Award for the Christa McAuliffe Excellence in Teacher Education program, which is a nationally recognized award given by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities.
The War Memorial Authority recently learned it has received $869,000 in funding through the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Shuttered Venue Operators Grant program, which was established by the Economic Aid to Hard-Hit Small Businesses, Nonprofits, and Venues Act and amended by the American Rescue Plan Act.
The signs and banners are dotted along commercial strips and hanging in shop windows and restaurants, evidence of a new desperation among Huntsville’s service-industry employers: “Now Hiring, $15 an hour.”
If approved by Westmont Borough officials, construction of a new water tank at the top of Montour Street would take about four months from start to finish, project designer Dan Fmura of Gibson-Thomas Engineering said.
As COVID hospitalizations climb in South Texas, local health care systems are tightening rules once again on allowing visitors.
AUSTIN — Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Tuesday sent a letter to Major General Tracy R. Norris, Adjutant General of the Texas National Guard, ordering guardsmen to assist the Texas Department of Public Safety with arresting individuals for state charges related to the border crisis.
On Monday, hundreds of visitors from near and far made their way out to the Sam Houston Memorial Museum grounds to commemorate the 158th anniversary of Sam Houston’s death on July 26, 1863 and for a rare tour of the Steamboat House, which was last open to the public in 2018.
TAHLEQUAH —Four newcomers were elected to the Council of the Cherokee Nation during a run-off election Saturday, according to unofficial totals from the Cherokee Nation Election Commission. They’ll join four Council incumbents who were re-elected and a fifth newcomer who was elected during the June Cherokee Nation General Election.
The Rogers State University Office of Communications and Marketing earned four awards during the Oklahoma College Public Relations Association’s annual awards competition held earlier this month.
Phase One of the $3.7 million Talbert-Sioux Waterline Replacement project has begun outside the Roosa Elementary School and is expected to be completed in 2 – 3 months.
Residents of the northern Plains have been no stranger to intense heat so far this summer, but in parts of the southern Plains, the high heat that the region usually sees over the summer has been delayed. However, forecasters say that's changing this week.
The proposed high speed rail line from Dallas to Houston with a stop in between Huntsville and College Station made headlines last week as planners selected an operator — but people should not be planning their trips any time soon.
On a wooded edge of his farmland in the years following Prohibition, Max Merrill’s great-grandfather often welcomed railroad barons, mine bosses and Somerset County leaders to his hidden hunting cabin.
Roger Brooks and his Destination Development Association team recently took an in-depth look at Johnstown from an outsider’s perspective.
HUNTSVILLE — Tickets are now on sale for the 25th Roxie Douglas Scholarship Foundation Banquet, which has been scheduled for Saturday, August 14 at Magnolia Lake in Huntsville.
Walker County schools are set to return on August 12, with the goal of creating an excitingly normal school year experience for students and staff, despite growing concerns over the rise of the COVID-19 Delta variant.
Mike Tedesco, president and CEO of Vision Together 2025, said there is a creative element in the way American Rescue Plan money can be spent that does not usually exist in federal funding programs.
Demand for Johnstown's housing stock has been building for a year, with Realtors seeing no signs of slowing down anytime soon.
Rogers State University president, Dr. Larry Rice shared the stage with area higher education leaders during the Tulsa Chamber State of Education luncheon on Thursday. The event featured educational partnerships in Tulsa including a keynote address from the newly appointed executive director of the Tulsa Higher Education Consortium, Dr. Laura Latta and an update from outgoing OSU Tulsa president Dr. Pamela Fry. The event was hosted and moderated by Rue Ramsey, Tulsa Regional Chamber Vice President of Workforce and Talent Strategies.
The Claremore Industrial and Economic Development (CIEDA) recently elected three members to serve as the organization's executive committee. The executive committee plays a crucial role in leading CIEDA as it facilitates the recruitment and retention of primary industry jobs, the expansion of the sales tax base, and the development of the next generation of workforce in Rogers County.
A few main storylines were evident as the Milwaukee Bucks defeated the Phoenix Suns in Game 6 of the NBA Finals this week, giving the Bucks their first championship since 1971.
Traffic is being diverted on State Highway 20 after construction crews hit a gas line north of SH-20 between Lavira Ave and Oak Street on Friday morning, said a Claremore Police official.
He's got the hair. He's got the dance moves. He's even got the pinky finger positioned just right. His attention to detail has made Travis Powell one of the best Elvis Presley impersonators in the world, and he'll be performing inside Huntsville's Old Town Theater on August 7.
- Lawmaker kicks off conversation about creating Oklahoma-only D-2 conference
- Cambria Hotels Makes Debut Outside Of Motor City
- Editorial | Message was clear: Johnstown needs a makeover and a plan
- NeuroOne to Participate in Alliance Global Partners (A.G.P.) Virtual MedTech Summer Conference on July 29, 2021
- Build-A-Bear Workshop Brings Back Popular Online Sale For One Day Only
- Yappy Hour continues at White River State Park
- His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco Receives 2021 Indianapolis Prize Jane Alexander Global Wildlife Ambassador Award
- OU, Texas formally request shift to SEC for 2025
- (Gallery) The ‘bravest little girl’: Community rallies around Lillie Handley