Governor’s daughter defends photo
OKLAHOMA CITY — The daughter of Oklahoma’s governor is defending a photo of herself wearing a Native American headdress, though the picture was removed from social media sites after criticism that it was insensitive. Christina Fallin, who ...
U.S. rig count up 23 to 1,792
HOUSTON — Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by 23 this week to 1,792....
Noble resident takes on Braille Challenge
MUSKOGEE — Hailey Baskeyfield faced tough competition recently at the Braille Challenge — herself....
State bars recorders in prisons
TULSA — Oklahoma’s Department of Corrections has temporarily banned news media from bringing cameras or any recording equipment inside its prisons....
Genealogy workshop planned March 15
The Central Oklahoma Chapter of Germans from Russia will hold its second annual genealogy workshop on March 15 at the Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive in Oklahoma City....
Slaughterville gears up for annual recycling event
Volunteers are sought to assist at the town of Slaughterville’s annual spring recycling event from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 5. The event will be at the northeast corner of Highway 77 and Slaughterville Road....
Eight-year-old boy buried in avalanche
NEW YORK — An 8-year-old western Montana boy who spent about an hour buried in the snow after a deadly avalanche roared into his backyard says he tried to “lick and bite” his way out before becoming tired and falling asleep....
Doctor denied bail
OKLAHOMA CITY — A former Oklahoma doctor charged with nine counts of first-degree murder after allegedly overprescribing large amounts of prescription drugs to patients will remain jailed until his trial, a judge ruled....
Library announces events
The Noble Public Library, 204 N. 5th St., has announced events for March. Adults are invited to share their favorite reads at Adult Night Out: Groundbreaking Reads is set for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. Featured will be excerpts from various new ...
Firefighters rescue 2 dogs in house fire
A family sat on a street curb across from their smoke-filled home, clutching two small dogs firefighters rescued while hot spots were hosed down. Norman firefighters responded to the residential fire Thursday afternoon on the corner of ...
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