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Smokin’ Joe’s opens Tuesday

Reggie Long, owner of Tuttle’s Smokin’ Joe’s, located at 151 E Main Street in Tuttle, says the restaurant will open Tuesday, at 11 a.m., and will be open until 8 p.m. Those will be Smokin’ Joe’s hours Tuesdays through Saturdays, and it will be closed Sundays and Mondays. “I am excited,” Long said Friday. “I’m…

OKC policeman arrested by GCSO on numerous drug charges

On September 23rd, 2022, Chickasha Fire Department Emergency Medical Personnel were dispatched to what was initially described as an unattended death at a residence in Ninnekah. Upon arrival, Emergency Medical Personnel (EMS) located an unresponsive male later identified as Yancy Walt Dean Forbes. Forbes received treatment on the scene and was transferred to Grady Memorial…

Tuttle woman arrested for Larceny of a Vehicle

By Jayson Knight On June 6th, 2022, at approximately 1650 hours, Grady County Deputy Hayden Jarrett was notified by Grady County Dispatch of a stolen vehicle reported in Tuttle. Upon arrival, the deputy made contact with the reporting party (RP). The RP told the deputy her truck had been stolen that day while she was…

Tuttle School Bond Passes 394-194

Tuttle Public Schools made a step forward on Tuesday with the help of the community and the philanthropy of the Chad Richison Family Foundation. With the 4.75 million dollar bond proposal passing 394 votes to 194, Chad Richison, CEO of Paycom and Tuttle native, will be donating 9 million dollars. With this donation, money saved,…

Bobcat problems reported locally, Dept of Wildlife furbearer breaks down how to handle big cats

By Jayson Knight Some local homeowners have been facing off with bobcats recently. The City of Tuttle received a report earlier this month about a potential big cat sighting at the Tuttle Soccer Complex, which includes a wooded walking track that was opened within the last few years. Grady County Game Warden Michael Zimmerman follows up on…

Tuttle homeowners suggest compromise at planning commission special meeting

The Tuttle Planning Commission handled several items Monday, June 7 before finding contention with a request from Citizen Energy for a specific use permit to drill five oil wells, to be located near several homes along East Silver City Ridge and Sara Road. More than a half dozen citizens spoke against the SUP at the…

TPD Officer’s family fighting cancer

During the winter ice storm in late February earlier this year, an 8-year-old boy, Micheal Dixon Jr., was rushed to the emergency room in pain and without the ability to walk. Almost two weeks later, it was determined that Micheal had b-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia. The doctor informed Micheal’s mother, Chaundra Dixon, that she would…

Tuttle homeowners ‘very unhappy’ with Citizen Energy SUP

The Tuttle Planning Commission handled several items Monday before finding contention with a request from Citizen Energy for a specific use permit to drill five oil wells, to be located at the southeast corner of the intersection located at East Silver City Ridge and North Sara Road. More than a half dozen citizens spoke against…

American Legion asking for volunteers May 27 at 9am

Thursday, May 27 at 9 in the morning, the American Legion Rooker Wallace Post 176 and the Boy Scouts Troop 4338 are going to be putting flags and crosses out on the veteran’s graves at Fairview Cemetery, which is located at 1001 East Rock Creek Road in Tuttle. Local Legion Commander Jim King said Wednesday,…

Councilmembers sworn in & new firefighters recognized at Monday’s city council meeting

Ward 4 councilmember Scott Dickson was sworn in to begin Monday’s regularly scheduled City of Tuttle council meeting. Dickson ran unopposed for his council seat. Because Ward 3 was vacated earlier this year, a quorum could not be declared until after Dickson was sworn in. Once he was, his son and local boy scout Matt…

Area News

Miss Oklahoma Rodeo Teen coronation Feb 17

By Jayson Knight editor@tuttletimes.com Tuttle’s Jolee Daile Jagers was named Miss Rodeo Oklahoma Teen at the Miss Rodeo Oklahoma Pageant in Woodward in June 2023. Jagers will be celebrated with a coronation Saturday, February 17 at Coal Creek Vineyard, located at 210 North Sara Road in Tuttle, at 6 p.m. The event will feature a…

TPS proposes pair of bonds for Feb 13 election

By Jayson Knight Managing Editor Richison Family Stadium is nearly complete thanks to a 2021 bond issue approved by Tuttle voters that was paired with a generous donation from Tuttle native and Paycom CEO Chad Richison. Tuttle Public Schools have circled back around with a new pair of bond proposals totaling just under $1.25 million…

American Legion welcoming veterans to July 22 dinner

By Jayson Knight editor@tuttletimes.com Tuttle’s Rooker-Wallace American Legion Post 176 is going to have a dinner at the Legion Hall, located at 101 South Cimarron Road in Tuttle, on the 22nd of July at 5:30 in the afternoon. All American Legion members and their families are welcome to attend, and so are any veterans who…

4th Street Theater showing Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

By Jayson Knight editor@tuttletimes.com Fourth Street Theater in Tuttle will host “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” six times between Friday, July 21 and Sunday, July 30. The story of Joseph is featured in the Bible’s Book of Genesis. He is the favorite son of his father, which leads to him being sold into slavery…

Tuttle citizens reminded to conserve water

The City of Tuttle reminded citizens Wednesday, July 5 that the city maintains a year-round, mandatory odd/even lawn-watering schedule to facilitate the conservation of its ground water supply. Addresses ending in an even number may water on even-numbered days of the month, and odd-number addresses may water on odd-numbered days of the month. This is…

Smokin’ Joe’s opens Tuesday

Reggie Long, owner of Tuttle’s Smokin’ Joe’s, located at 151 E Main Street in Tuttle, says the restaurant will open Tuesday, at 11 a.m., and will be open until 8 p.m. Those will be Smokin’ Joe’s hours Tuesdays through Saturdays, and it will be closed Sundays and Mondays. “I am excited,” Long said Friday. “I’m…

Man allegedly points gun at Tuttle woman

By Jayson Knight editor@tuttletimes.com Shayd Akins, 26, is being held at the Grady County Law Enforcement Center in Chickasha, currently without bond, for Felony Pointing of a Firearm for an incident that occurred Friday, December 2 in Tuttle. According to Tuttle Detective Shana Berryhill’s official arrest report, a Tuttle woman went to the police department…

Davis swears in as District 1 Commissioner

The Board of the Grady County Commissioners met Tuesday, and preceding the meeting, new county officials were sworn in by Oklahoma District 6 Judge Kory Kirkland. The newly-elected officials included Grady County Assessor Bari Firestone, District 3 County Commissioner Gary Bray, and District 1 County Commissioner Zac Davis, who will represent Tuttle, Minco, and the…

Home for the Holidays tonight, beginning at 5:30

Tuttle’s Home for the Holidays will be held Thursday beginning at 5:30 p.m. with the town tree lighting across the street from Tuttle City Hall, which is located at 221 West Main Street in Tuttle. A Home for the Holidays beauty pageant called Little Miss Merry will be held, beginning at 5:30 p.m. running until…

GCSO arrest man on numerous charges of Lewd Acts to a Child Under 12

Bryan Lile, 61, is being held in the Grady County Law Enforcement Center without bond on six charges of Lewd Acts In The Presence Of A Child Under 12 and one charge of Rape By Instrumentation. Law enforcement was initially notified by Lile’s wife after she walked in on Lile showing pornographic images to his…

Area Sports

Jett Jobe returns to coach the Tigers

By Jayson Knight Tuttle’s Tigers and Lady Tigers will start their basketball seasons in Tecumseh when the Lady Tigers tip off the action at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, November 28. The home opener for Tuttle will be Friday, December 1 hosting Plainview, and the Tigers will host again Tuesday, December 5. Both games will start with…

Tuttle names new Boys Head Basketball Coach

By Jayson Knight From Tuttle’s Class of 2015, Jett Jobe has returned to Tuttle as its Head Basketball Coach. As a senior at Tuttle, Jobe helped the 2015 Tigers to Tuttle Basketball’s first state tournament, where they beat No. 1 Ft. Gibson in the quarterfinals before falling in the semis. After graduating from Tuttle, Jobe…

Landry Allen, Coach Combs selected for All State

Tuttle will have two representatives at the All State Large West Basketball game Wednesday, July 26 at 7 p .m., at Sapulpa High School’s Chieftain Center. Tuttle senior Landry Allen, an OU commit, was chosen to compete against the East, and Tuttle Head Coach Jamie Combs has been selected to lead the All State team.…

Tigers beat Bethany 40-34 in first district matchup

By Jayson Knight Photos by Rachelle Rogers The Tuttle Tigers faced the Bronchos in Bethany for each team’s first district matchup Friday. Tuttle drove up a big lead early on. Bethany stayed vigilant and voracious down to the last minute, but the Tigers ultimately won 40-34, and will play next in Harrah Friday at 7…

Bridge Creek run rules the Lady Longhorns

The Bridge Creek Lady Bobcats hosted the Jones Lady Longhorns Aug 23 for the first time this season. Bridge Creek caught fire early in the first inning with the bats as they put in four runs to start things off. A pair of RBI singles and RBI doubles gave them a 4-0 lead at the…

Tuttle Volleyball ranked No. 9

By Jayson Knight Tuttle Volleyball is currently ranked ninth in 4A after winning three straight games over Amber-Pocasset Thursday, August 25. Volleyball ‘sets’ are played to 25 and a team must win by two points to win the set. Whichever team wins three-out-of-five sets wins the ‘match.’ A fifth set, if necessary, would go to 15…

Tuttle Softball preparing for rematch with Elk City

By Jayson Knight Tuttle Softball is 10-3, currently leading their district. District rival Elk City, 15-3, is vying for the top slot though. Currently, Tuttle is 5-1 in district play with a 32-point district differential; Elk City is 4-1 in district play with a 29-point district differential. The Lady Tigers took a loss in Elk…

BC Softball falls to Noble at home

By Joseph Ross Coming off a defeat the night before, the Lady Bobcats set their sights on the Noble Lady Bears as they matched up on Aug 19. A couple of runs scored to start things off for the Lady Bears as they reeled in a pair of singles and RBI singles to go ahead…

Tigers thrash Cache 39-14 in season opener

By Jayson Knight Tuttle Football beat the Cache Bulldogs in the season opener Friday 39-14. After a scoreless first quarter, Tuttle scored three unanswered touchdowns in the second, entering halftime up 20-0. Cache would eventually get on the board, but would not come within two scores the rest of the game. “We had 411 yards of…

OKC Spark started by Tuttle alumna Tina Floyd

By Jayson Knight Professional softball is coming to Oklahoma, thanks to the Oklahoma City Spark, one of a few teams that will compete in the Women’s Professional Fastpitch league. The Spark is the third team that has so far been announced to the WPF, following the Pride out of Viera, Florida and the Vipers of Evansville,…

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