The Coweta Police Department Fraternal Order of Police will host a “Helping Our Heroes” Coweta Police Department (FOP) Golf Tournament Saturday, Sept. 30 at The Woods Golf Course, 11872 S. 274th E. Ave.
Monday, September 25, 2017
In an effort to help prevent falls among the area’s senior adult population, the Retired Senior Volunteer Program in Wagoner County is offering Tai Chi classes in the weeks ahead.
The State Fair of Oklahoma served as the perfect backdrop last week to honor Oklahoma’s 2017 Teacher of the Year finalists in a very public way.
Saturday, September 23, 2017
Students and staff at Ellington Elementary recently gave a warm welcome to renowned children’s author Dr. Rebekah Hartfield, whose book, “Rosie the Pig”, is now available online and in some stores.
Information in this column is obtained from public records at the Wagoner Police Department for the period ending Sept. 22, 2017.
Friday, September 22, 2017
One of the first things Wagoner Superintendent Randy Harris noticed when he moved into the new Wagoner Public Schools administration and board of education offices was the odor or lack thereof.
Thursday, September 21, 2017
There are still games left to play, but seniors Morgan Schilling and Cheyenne Floyd were honored for their contribution to Wagoner High School softball on Sept. 21.
Jennifer Collins has seen the success that Broken Arrow has had over the years with “Open Late til 8” as downtown Rose District businesses saw an increase in traffic on special Thursday nights during the holiday shopping season.
A white car driven by an unidentified male going northbound in the southbound lane of U.S. Highway 69 crashed just south of the Highway 51 intersection on Thursday.
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
A partially submerged vehicle found late Monday night in the Verdigris River was reported stolen out of Tabor City, N.C. after a homicide.
Downtown Wagoner will be filled with live music, food trucks, vendors, a beer tent and much more Saturday, Sept. 23 at the 2017 Switch Monkey Music Festival, hosted by the Wagoner Switch District. A street dance is planned from 6:25-11 p.m. on North Main near the Main Stage.
In the weeks before Hurricane Irma wreaked havoc with the state of Florida, Wagoner’s own Pete Clark and his daughter, Amy Fox, were traveling along the coastal waters aboard a sailboat Clark had purchased online in 2016.
Nearly 100 teams of avid fishing enthusiasts hit the waters of Fort Gibson Lake on Saturday, Sept. 9 to compete in the Lucky 13 Tournament sponsored by the Wagoner Area Chamber of Commerce.
Applications are still being accepted for the ninth class of Leadership Wagoner County, a program offered by Oklahoma State University Extension in Wagoner County. The deadline to apply is Wednesday, Sept. 27.
The last time the City of Wagoner had a sales tax increase was 1981. Mayor Albert Jones would like to see the city “modernize our tax code” with a new rate that will help the city grow.
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
DMI Companies is one step closer to opening its manufacturing operation in Wagoner. On Tuesday, Sept. 19, DMI hosted a formal ribbon cutting ceremony at its 198,000 square foot facility on S.W. 15th Street.
The state attorney general said the grant provides authorities with additional resources to address violent crime in the state.
OKAY — Kenneth Gillin, 57, and Janet Holman Gillin, 57, both of Okay were arrested and booked into the Wagoner County Jail Sept. 18 on charges of cultivation of a controlled dangerous substance, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Coweta Public Schools are in search of children with disabilities in the Coweta school district who may indicate a need for special learning facilities or programs.
Okay residents Kenneth Gillin and Janet Holman Gillin, both 57, were arrested. Deputies confiscated two hydroponic marijuana plants, paraphernalia and numerous firearms.
The final movie in the Coweta Downtown Activity Committee’s summer Movies Under the Stars series will be shown Saturday, Sept. 30 in the downtown business district.
Wagoner County District Attorney Brian Kuester has been confirmed by the U.S. Senate as a U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Oklahoma. His confirmation was by unanimous consent on Thursday, Sept. 14.
Monday, September 18, 2017
Area anglers may want to take advantage of great weather this week to go fishing. The following fishing report has been released by the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation.
Last Friday I had the privilege of going to the fieldhouse with the First United Methodist Church Pastor and a group of ladies to serve lunch to the Coweta High School football team and coaches.
The Wagoner Odd Fellows Lodge will hold a pancake breakfast Saturday, Sept. 23 from 7-10:30 a.m. at the Lodge, located one and one-quarter miles south of Wagoner on Oklahoma 16
Wow, what a great Coweta Fall Festival! The board of directors want to thank each of you who helped make this event a success. We are blown away by the support of our little community! We love seeing this town come together and fellowship.
Sunday, September 17, 2017
Take a glimpse into what made the 43rd Annual Coweta Fall Festival such a great hometown celebration - from the parade, pie auctions and talented entertainment to the attractions, music and people, this 2017 celebration was one of the best ever!
Eight Coweta men died in Vietnam, prompting U.S. Sen. Fred Harris of Oklahoma to declare before his Washington colleagues that no town in America had suffered more per capita from the war than the Wagoner County town of 2,500. Read article here.