Fourth of July celebrations can come in various forms — from backyard barbecues to a trip to the lake, from fellowship with family and friends to patriotic pool parties, and of course, fireworks.

In an attempt to reduce continued elevated water levels at Oologah Lake, lake officials increase the volume of water being released at the spillway earlier this week.

A two-vehicle accident sent a Salina woman and the passengers of her vehicle to a Tulsa hospital following an incident on a Rogers County road last week.

State Senator Julie Daniels was in Oologah earlier this week, meeting with members of the public at an informal town hall meeting, at which, she gave a brief update on her recent activity at the st


Rogers State Softball and Head Coach Andrea Vaughan have announced the addition of Sabrina Anguiano to the signee class for the 2019-20 season.

Rogers State Men’s Soccer and head coach Derek Larkin have announced the schedule for 2019 season.

Although school might be out for the summer, lots of Mustangs athletes are continuing their sports during the offseason.

Rogers State Softball and Head Coach Andrea Vaughan have announced the addition of Haley Womack to the signee class for the 2019-20 season.


The United States is in the best neighborhood on the planet and our neighbors are our best customers.

For those looking to help the cause of child wellbeing in Oklahoma, OICA has two important deadlines coming up this week that we need the public’s help and input on.

Social scientists have long understood that a child’s environment, growing up in poverty in particular, can have a long-lasting effect on their success later in life.

The beginning of summer is usually an enjoyable time for many families, but the flooding across Oklahoma has turned it into a devastating time.



Phillip Daniel Ray “JR” Sligar, Jr. of Claremore, passed away on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 in Owasso, Okla.  He was 89.  

Former Senator Earl Garrison passed away peacefully in his sleep at his home in Muskogee to go to his heavenly home on Monday morning, June 10, 2019.

Barbara J. Hicks, formerly of Talala, Okla. passed away May 24, 2019 in Tucson, Ariz. where she had lived for the past 5 years.

Bonnie Jene Barrett, 70, of Barnsdall, Okla., died Monday, June 10, 2019. Graveside services will be held on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at 10 a.m.

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