Drumright’s Devin Holets and Danny Click drove to Cushing Friday to hit the slopes above the Walmart parking lot aboard the hood of an old Ford Contour. Warm temperatures have all but erased last week’s storms. Forecasts call for temps in the 50s and a chance for rain Sunday.
From frozen pipes to power outages, the winter storms that swept the U.S. this week continue to cause problems for millions of Americans. But the frigid temperatures and historic snowfall might have a silver lining when it comes to the pandemic, say experts at the Oklahoma Medical Research…
OHP Troopers Derek Fry and Lieutenant Ty Owen worked together last week to save a woman’s life after her car went into a creek south of Perry. The incident occurred on Monday, Feb. 15, on State Highway 86, in Payne County. The air temperature at the time was 8 below zero and the wind chill was…
District 1 Payne County Commissioner Zach Cavett said that due to melting snow on rural roads, his crews are experiencing blowouts, which are a result of the base course of the road becoming muddy and decenterated, or spread out, weakening the base so that it will not support heavier traffic. “We…
“Serving for the Cushing Fire Department has been very interesting,” said Josh Morris, former captain with the Cushing Fire Department. Last week, Morris announced his retirement from the department where he had worked for 25 years. “I started out as a volunteer in Perkins, when I was in high…
Cushing, Drumright, Yale, Agra, Mannford, Oilton, Olive, Ripley… If your school, church, club, sports team, association, organization or non-profit group is holding an event, fundraiser, or even just a regular meeting, let us know so we can let everyone else know. Submit bulletin board items for…
Water and wastewater systems to be included in technical assistance from federal aid packages. President Biden approved Governor Stitt’s request to declare a federal disaster exists in all 77 Oklahoma counties due to the historic winter storm, clearing the way for federal aid to be directed to the…
A resident of Tryon arriving home from work at around 10:30 p.m. Monday, noticed smoke and fl ames coming from a house across the street and called 911. By the time fi refighters arrived on scene the home at 14 S. First Street was fully engulfed in flames. According to a spokesperson for the…
Statewide According to the Oklahoma State Department of Health, as of Monday, Feb. 22, there are 15,053 active cases in the state of Oklahoma. There have been a total of 419,853 cases statewide since testing began in the spring of 2020, and there have been 4,203 deaths attributed to the Corona…
The Payne County Economic Development Authority Tuesday approved a grant extension for the Dunkin Theatre, located at 207 E. Broadway in Cushing. The original grant was for $15,000 said District 1 Commissioner Zach Cavett. “They were granted an extension to that until June,” Cavett said. “They…
WTI $61.87 — noon Tuesday From the Tank Tiger If you’re feeling froggy, go ahead and jump. The Arctic freeze which swept the nation took millions of barrels per day of oil production offline. It’s going to take several weeks for all of the refining capacity to return, which will drain product…
According to the latest Oklahoma State Department of Health data released at 11 a.m. Wednesday,…
From frozen pipes to power outages, the winter storms that swept the U.S. this week continue to…
OHP Troopers Derek Fry and Lieutenant Ty Owen worked together last week to save a woman’s life…
Drumright’s Devin Holets and Danny Click drove to Cushing Friday to hit the slopes above the Walmart parking lot aboard the hood of an old Ford Contour. Warm temperatures have all but erased last week’s storms. Forecasts call for temps in the 50s and a chance for rain Sunday.
In under one month, the Biden Administration has revealed their partisan agenda, namely, appeasing socialist Democrats. At this critical point when our country…
As a young man, I loved the Clint Eastwood movie “The Good, The Bad and The Ugly!” This fi lm helped launch him as a movie star. The fi lm epitomized the way…
The big story this month was DCRA’s “Dancing with the Cimarron Stars!!” We had all waited since fi rst of December to get to see this production that had to be…
Team Rocky Mountain ATV/MC-KTM-WPS returned to Camping World Stadium for the second of two races in Orlando, FL. This marked the eighth round of the 2021…
Kelly McBroom Kelly McBroom played a tough, physical game against the Brstow Pirates, attacking the rim and scoring a team high, 14 points. Lola Nanaeto…
The Cushing Lady Tiger basketball team played three solid quarters of basketball last Friday, but a slow start in the fi rst quarter cost them at the end as…