UPDATE: Two Charged in Woodward Shooting

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Two people have been identified and arrested in connection with a fatal shooting in Woodward early Wednesday morning. Royce E. Denton, 35, and Jessica Maupin, 19, were arrested by officers from the OSBI, Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs, FBI, Woodward Police Department and Harper County Sheriff’s Office. Woodward Police said late Wednesday thatContinue Reading

Area Counties Approve Liquor by the Drink

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Several counties in western Oklahoma had propositions to allow liquor by the drink in order to comply with State Question 792, which will end 3.2 beer and allow the sale of full-strength beer in bars, restaurants and grocery stores. Alfalfa, Beaver, Dewey, Harper and Roger Mills were those counties and all five will pass it.Continue Reading

FEMA Approves Oklahoma’s Disaster Assistance for April Wildfires

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OKLAHOMA CITY – In a press release from her office, Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin today announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved the state’s request for disaster assistance for five counties impacted by wildfires that occurred April 11-20. The approval means federal funding is available to assist municipalities, counties and rural electricContinue Reading

Woodward hires new boys basketball coach

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Woodward Public Schools went outside Oklahoma to find it’s next boys high school basketball coach, and it took them to West Virginia. On Monday night, the school board approved the hiring of Jeff Williamson. Williamson, who hails from Logan, West Virginia, has an extensive background as a high school head coach and assistant coach atContinue Reading