State Election Board Warns of Phone Scam

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The Oklahoma State Election Board is warning residents of a potential phone scam when it comes to voter registration. State Election Board Secretary Paul Ziriax says there have been reports of people getting phone calls in which the person on the other line offers to register them over the phone. Registering over the phone isContinue Reading

Oklahoma’s New Alcohol Laws Go Into Effect

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It has been nearly 23 months since Oklahoma voters overwhelmingly approved a state question to change the state’s alcohol laws. On Monday, grocery and convenience stores, once restricted to selling beer with only 3.2 percent alcohol by volume, were finally allowed to sell full-strength beer and wine with the implementation of State Question 792. TheContinue Reading

34th Street in Woodward to Close as Road Project Begins

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Woodward City Manager Alan Riffel announced Wednesday that through traffic on 34th street will be shut down starting Monday, August 13, as construction begins on a bridge crossing for Experiment Lake. It is the first phase of the two-mile road project between Oklahoma Avenue and Hank’s Trail, which is scheduled to be completed in 12Continue Reading

Mooreland Man Charged After Stealing, Crashing Car in Woodward

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A man from Mooreland is facing two felonies after crashing an alleged stolen vehicle Monday afternoon. Billy Wayne, 28, was charged with larceny of an automobile and possession of a stolen vehicle in Woodward County District Court Tuesday. Wayne allegedly stole his grandmother’s 1990 Cadillac from the Mooreland before crashing the vehicle along Williams Ave.Continue Reading

Voter Registration Deadline Approaching

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Friday, August 3, is the last day to apply for voter registration in order to be eligible to vote in the August 28 Runoff Primary Election and Woodward and Sharon-Mutual Special School Elections. Persons who are United States citizens, residents of Oklahoma, and at least 18 years old may apply to become registered voters. ThoseContinue Reading

Scott Pruitt Resigns from EPA

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President Donald Trump announced in a tweet Thursday that he has accepted a resignation letter from former Oklahoma Attorney General and embattled EPA Chief Scott Pruitt. I have accepted the resignation of Scott Pruitt as the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency. Within the Agency Scott has done an outstanding job, and I will alwaysContinue Reading

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