While only about 20 minutes separate the Denison and Durant school districts, several thousand dollars separate their teachers’ starting pay. The National Education Association revealed that while the number of Oklahoma students is growing, the state came in 49th in 2013-2014 on per student expenditures.
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DURANT, Okla. — A Durant-area daycare is under investigation for child abuse due to reports that employees gave children Benadryl to make them sleep.
Video cameras found near three slain Bever family members were seized from the Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, home Thursday according to a search warrant affidavit, The Tulsa World reported Saturday.
FORT WORTH — A veteran Fort Worth police officer drowned Friday while scuba diving in Ardmore, Okla., a department spokesman said in an email.
The Calera and Durant school districts are each experimenting with something new this school year. Rather than having students attend class on Fridays, the school districts are moving to four-day later in the school year. Fridays will be reserved for extracurricular activities and field trips rather than classroom time. Students and faculty not involved in these activities will find themselves with a three-day weekend.
A Carter County resident is the first Oklahoma resident to die this year as a result of West Nile virus, the state Health Department confirmed Thursday.
A Carter County resident, who contracted primary amebic meningoencephalitis after visiting Lake Murray, has died, the Oklahoma State Department of Health said Wednesday. The infection is caused by an amoeba that affects the brain.
An Oklahoma law limiting access to drug- induced abortions was halted by a state judge as Republican- backed restrictions in other states remain blocked or bogged down in court.
Texoma families were out in full force this weekend to buy school supplies and clothes without paying sales tax. The three-day tax holiday began Friday and continues through Sunday in Texas and Oklahoma.
COLBERT, Okla. — A fire in Colbert, Oklahoma resulted in a major loss for the homeowner.