The Oscars are less white, but the industry hasn’t changed

LOS ANGELES — After two years of intense public scrutiny over the academy’s all-white acting nominations, the 2017 Oscar nominees are as d...

February 25th, 2017 |  


Jackson County Junior Livestock Show weigh-in was Friday at the Jackson County Expo Center in Altus

Jackson County Junior Livestock Show weigh-in was Friday at the Jackson County Expo Center in Altus

The Jackson County Expo Center was the place for lots of activity early Friday morning as young Future Farmers of America and 4-H Club boys and girls ...

February 25th, 2017 |  


Odd stories in the news

Exhibit pushes boundaries on clothing, artSALEM, Mass. (AP) — They are outfits you might expect to see in Lady Gaga’s closet: a flamingo p...

February 25th, 2017 |  


Call the fire department to report smoke during a red flag watch or warning

Call the fire department to report smoke during a red flag watch or warning

Earlier this week Jackson County was under a red flag watch with Cimarron and Beaver counties in Texas already in a warning.After careful analysis of ...

February 25th, 2017 |  


Oklahoma state briefs

Norman officer shoots man while responding to break-inNORMAN — Authorities are investigating after a Norman police officer shot and wounded a ma...

February 25th, 2017 |  


In Oscar winners about Hollywood, undercurrents of anxiety

NEW YORK — Hollywood is ready for its close-up. Again.If Damien Chazelle’s “La La Land” is to win best picture at Sunday’...

February 25th, 2017 |  


Emails allegedly show new EPA chief, former Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt had cozy ties with fuel industry

WASHINGTON — When a summer thunderstorm knocked out power to Scott Pruitt’s home three years ago, the then-attorney general of Oklahoma re...

February 25th, 2017 |  


In Trump’s future looms a familiar shutdown threat

WASHINGTON — Add a potential government shutdown to President Donald Trump’s growing roster of headaches.Beneath the capital’s radar...

February 25th, 2017 |  


Recurring events

Motorists on U.S. 62 will likely experience delays due to construction on the bridge over the Salt Fork of the Red River supporting the eastbound sect...

February 25th, 2017 |  


Recurring events

Motorists on U.S. 62 will likely experience delays due to construction on the bridge over the Salt Fork of the Red River supporting the eastbound sect...

February 25th, 2017 |