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SSC Named Certified Healthy Campus

SSC Named Certified Healthy Campus   Photo: Healthy Campus Seminole State College has been recognized by the Oklahoma State Department of Health as a Certified Healthy Campus. James Fife, Health Educator II with the Oklahoma State Department of Health, (pictured at far right) presented the College its “Excellence Certification” this week. Accepting the award on behalf…

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Oklahoma Remains Top State for Veterans

Oklahoma Remains Top State for Veterans (OKLAHOMA CITY) – The Oklahoma Department of Veterans Affairs (ODVA) is excited to announce that Oklahoma has achieved the ranking of number ONE amongst the 50 states for veterans in a new category. The Annual Benefits Report for Fiscal Year 2022 published by the United States Department of Veterans…

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Dortha Sue Zackery

Dortha Sue Zackery Funeral services for Dortha Sue Zackery will be held Wednesday, September 28, 2022 at 11:00 AM at the Parks Brothers Funeral Home Chapel in Okemah with Bro. Wesley Berry officiating. Dortha Sue Zackery was born December 13, 1942 in Dewar, Oklahoma to Johnnie McComb and Opal Elizabeth (Sutterfield) McComb. She passed away…

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Ruth Lavon Guinn

Ruth Lavon Guinn Funeral services for Ruth Lavon Guinn will be held Thursday, September 29, 2022 at 1:00 PM at the Assembly of God Church of Okemah. Interment will follow at the Hanna Cemetery. Ruth Lavon Guinn was born September 26, 1952 in Hanna, Oklahoma to Hershel B. West and Vera Nadine (Schnider) West. She…

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Birdie Lee Bear

Birdie Lee Bear Funeral services for Birdie Lee Bear will be Wednesday, September 28, 2022 at 2:30 PM at the Parks Brothers Funeral Home Chapel in Okemah. Interment will follow at the Knight Family Cemetery near Tuskegee. Wake services will be Tuesday, 6:00 – 8:00 PM also at the Parks Brothers Chapel. Birdie Lee Bear…

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Oklahoma Children’s Hospital OU Health to provide enhanced rooms and equipment to Pediatric Behavioral Health patients

Oklahoma Children’s Hospital OU Health to provide enhanced rooms and equipment to Pediatric Behavioral Health patients OKLAHOMA CITY — Pediatric behavioral health patients who arrive in emergency rooms are often placed in spaces with limited privacy, space and safety mechanisms as parents are unsure of where to take their children in a behavioral health crisis.…

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OSDH Moves to Next Phase in the Monkeypox Vaccine Rollout

OSDH Moves to Next Phase in the Monkeypox Vaccine Rollout OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is expanding eligibility for the JYNNEOS vaccine starting Monday, Oct. 3. Those newly eligible include: Any person diagnosed with syphilis in the previous 12 months Any partner of an individual who has been diagnosed with syphilis…

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Situation Update: COVID-19

Situation Update: COVID-19 In today’s Situation Update, we are including a link to two hospital capacity reports, one outlining the number and percent of Unoccupied Adult ICU beds by region, and the other the number and percent of Unoccupied Adult Inpatient Beds by region. We want to emphasize this is a point in time count…

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Deer, Bear Archery Seasons Among Hunting Openers Set Oct. 1

Deer, Bear Archery Seasons Among Hunting Openers Set Oct. 1    Oct. 1 will be a busy day for thousands of “stick-and-string” hunters in Oklahoma. That Saturday is when several archery hunting seasons will open across the state. Those seasons are:  Deer archery, running through Jan. 15, 2023.  Elk archery, on private lands through Jan.…

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Cowboy Basketball Announces Big 12 Schedule

Cowboy Basketball Announces Big 12 Schedule IRVING, Texas —- The Big 12 Conference released its 2022-23 men’s basketball schedule that will showcase Oklahoma State men’s basketball in three Big Monday games, the league office announced Friday. The Cowboys have appeared in at least two of the conference’s marquee contests in each of the past four…

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