The Perry-based company Ditch Witch was sold to the company Toro for $700 million in cash.Toro, which is a company based in Bloomington, MN., is an American manufacturer of turf maintenance equipment, snow removal equipment and water-saving irrigation supplies for commercial and residential gardens,... Read More.
Teacher And Student Save Boy From Choking
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A Lincoln Elementary teacher and a third-grade student were credited for saving the life of another student with their actions earlier in the week. Third-grade student Warren Rhodd was eating lunch with his classmates Tuesday when he began to choke on a food particle... Read More.
Marland’s Grand Home will present part one of a Listen and Learn series titled the “Marland Hunting Camps of the 1920s” on Saturday, March 9 at 10:00 a.m. E.W. Marland, founder and president of the Marland Oil Company, which later became Conoco,... Read More.
Was it ever your dream as a kid to compete in the National Spelling Bee? Two Stillwater kids have a shot of making that dream happen as seventh-grader home school student Mazie Finch and fifth-grader Gavin Bambrough from Westwood Elementary will compete in the... Read More.
A Winter Weather Advisory in effect 'til 12 noon today. Freezing rain likely, possibly mixed with sleet before 1pm, then a chance of rain or freezing rain between 1pm and 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 29. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph,... Read More.
The Tonkawa Board of Education members met on Monday night and approved the 2019-2020 school calendar. In the absence of Superintendent Lori Simpson, the board tabled the rehiring of principals until next month. The board also decided to table action on the summer food... Read More.
Homer Nicholson won his fifth term as Ponca City Mayor following Tuesday's election with 85 percent of the totals votes cast, defeating somewhat of an unwilling challenger Fed McCullough.432 votes of the 507 ballots were in Nicholson's favor. The low turnout at the polls... Read More.
KFOR-TV out of Oklahoma City announced that a Blackwell man has been arrested after he allegedly sent inappropriate messages to an undercover investigator.The officials say that 36-year-old Daniel Winterhalter thought that at the time he was talking to a 14-year-old girl from Canadian County (Central Oklahoma)... Read More.
Six students at Union Elementary received recognition for completing all 20 levels of the Math Masters program. Union Principal Dr. Trina Resler said, "Math Masters is a program we use at Union to increase our fact... Read More.
Woodlands Elementary School’s P.I.E. (Partners in Education) Partners, Blackwell Dentistry and Exploration Destination, presented four lucky Woodlands Wildcats with $25 Walmart gift cards. Students earn “Wild Cards” for following procedures, then spending them on fun prizes and privileges. All of the Wild Cards that... Read More.