State

Bill raising age for tobacco products to 21 becomes law

May 20, 2020

The legislation ensures Oklahoma’s statutes now align with the federal Tobacco-Free Youth Act, which was signed by President Donald Trump last December.

Nonconsensual selling of intimate images/video to become felony

May 19, 2020

OKLAHOMA CITY – Sen. Kim David is the author of legislation to protect victims from their intimate images and videos being sold by former partners without their knowledge or consent.  Such actions will become a felony under Senate Bill 1462, which the Porter Republican filed after learning of a constituent’s struggles to protect her image and […]

State to honor out-of-state teaching certificates under new law

May 19, 2020

“This is an exciting opportunity for Oklahoma to help get more certified teachers in the classroom this fall and help shrink classroom sizes.”

Oklahoma has 91 new cases of COVID-19, total now at 5,489; no new deaths in past 24 hours

May 19, 2020

There are six additional deaths; none of them occurred in the past 24 hours and the others died between May 4-May 17.

Oklahoma COVID-19 cases now at 5,398, no new deaths

May 18, 2020

Of today’s new positive cases, 64% were in Texas County. See a breakdown of cases, deaths and recoveries for Sapulpa and some surrounding areas inside.

Legislature reaches Fiscal Year 2021 budget agreement

May 4, 2020

Under the agreement, most of the $1.4 billion, or 17%, revenue hole Gov. Kevin Stitt projected last month is filled by using reserve funds, cutting one-time spending, temporarily redirecting non-appropriated money into the budget, and agency appropriation reductions of 4% or less in most cases.

Oklahoma now at 3,017 cases of COVID-19; Another death in Creek Co.

April 23, 2020

As the state prepares to begin reopening the economy, Oklahoma crosses the 3,000 mark in positive cases. Details inside.

Sapulpa will follow Governor Stitt’s plan to reopen the economy in phases, Mayor says

April 22, 2020

The Sapulpa Mayor has confirmed that the City of Sapulpa would be adhering to the plan and timeline as proposed by Governor Stitt. See what it entails inside.

Oklahoma now reporting 2,894 cases of COVID-19, new resources available for WIC and those looking to quit smoking

April 22, 2020

As of Wednesday, there are 2,894 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in Oklahoma.  There are six additional deaths; two occurred in the past 24 hours and the others died between April 5-April 20: One in Caddo County, a female in the age group of 65 and older; One in Cleveland County, a male in the […]

Oklahoma now at 2,807 confirmed Coronavirus cases, Creek County has 69

April 21, 2020

Creek County has 69 cases, 4 deaths, and 47 recoveries.