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Sheriff & TPD shoot down more rumors surrounding COVID-19

Grady County Sheriff Jim Weir is dispelling rumors again this week after several people began asking if martial law had been declared. Sheriff Weir and other county officials dealt with a couple of false flags before the coronavirus ever hit Grady County. District 1 County Commissioner Michael Walker responded to those situations, saying “During our Commissioners’ meeting, we…

Small businesses not immune to COVID-19’s terrible toll

With research and responsibility, Cory Rose put safety precautions in place before there were any cases of the coronavirus in Oklahoma. Rose, owner/operator at Peaceful Warriors Martial Arts, was tracking the coronavirus for weeks. He noticed COVID-19’s disastrous impact on the stock market, and began preparing for the virus’s arrival. “I was tracking this from…

Officials ask for help as pandemic impacts blood drives, donations

By Traci Chapman Staff Writer As confirmed COVID-19 cases and the number of resulting deaths continue to rise, the pandemic is also taking a toll on other medical efforts, efforts that if not maintained could put more people at risk, officials say. Key among those was blood donation activities, which have taken a serious hit…

GCSO Investigators solved vandalism case in less than two days

An elderly woman living in Bridge Creek was in Houston, Texas getting cancer treatment when eight children out of a group of ten, aged 9 to 12 years old, ransacked, vandalized, and destroyed her home. The homeowner is currently living with a family member, and her family has begun fundraising via Facebook. So far, 10…

WELCOME MAT: Girls varsity wrestling will be sanctioned statewide for the first time next year & Coach Surber is already aiming for excellence

Tuttle Wrestling has become synonymous with resiliency, determination, and domination within the 4A ranks, and far beyond. Tuttle Wrestling fans cheered the program on to its 12th straight state title Saturday at the OKC Fairgrounds, further extending its record-setting legacy. Tuttle Head Wrestling Coach Matt Surber said Monday that he wants girls’ wrestling to soon add…

Subscribe to the Tuttle Times today and help the Tuttle Library

The Tuttle Times and the Tuttle Library are teaming up to help the library retain its current part-time librarian Vivian Sloan. Subscribing or renewing a subscription to The Tuttle Times will net the library $12, thanks to an anonymous donor. An annual subscription costs $26. With this mutually beneficial effort, we have decided to donate…

Bulletcatcher

I joined the Air Force about 17 years ago, but I grew up with dreams of becoming a Marine. I changed my mind because my Air Force recruiter was savvy. I told him when I sat down that I wanted to be a Marine, so he unexpectedly tossed me a 20mm shell he had on…

Tuesday’s Election: All the info you need

Voters will go to the polls Tuesday for the November 12 City of Minco Special Election and  City of Tuttle Special Election, Grady County Election Board Secretary Denise Robinett said today. Please keep the following information and tips in mind as the election approaches. -Early voting will be available at the County Election Board Community…

Tuttle alumnus makes third start for the OSU Cowboys

By Cameron Dobie Correspondent   Football Homecoming at Boone Pickens Stadium was perfect fall weather, 73 degrees, a little breeze, sunny skies, Saturday, October 19th, 2019 for the 3PM kickoff. Tuttle residents saw Hunter Anthony start for the 3rd time at right guard for the Pokes. After an offensive penalty forced an OSU three and…

Tuttle athlete got some playing time for OSU at Oregon St

Corvallis, Oregon is settled in the hills near the Cascade mountain range and is the home of the Oregon State Beavers. The Oklahoma State Cowboys travelled to this scenic spot for the 2019 football season opener on a Friday night, August 30th, 2019. Tuttle residents were watching to see if home town son, Hunter Anthony…

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There’s no food like fair food

Carnival Eats & Treats bringing taste of the State Fair to Tuttle By Steve Coulter Co-Publisher TUTTLE – You don’t have to wait until September to enjoy your favorite fair foods. Carnival Eats & Treats offers state fair food all year round. The Oklahoma based food concession stand is located at 5109 E Hwy 37…

Sheriff & TPD shoot down more rumors surrounding COVID-19

Grady County Sheriff Jim Weir is dispelling rumors again this week after several people began asking if martial law had been declared. Sheriff Weir and other county officials dealt with a couple of false flags before the coronavirus ever hit Grady County. District 1 County Commissioner Michael Walker responded to those situations, saying “During our Commissioners’ meeting, we…

Small businesses not immune to COVID-19’s terrible toll

With research and responsibility, Cory Rose put safety precautions in place before there were any cases of the coronavirus in Oklahoma. Rose, owner/operator at Peaceful Warriors Martial Arts, was tracking the coronavirus for weeks. He noticed COVID-19’s disastrous impact on the stock market, and began preparing for the virus’s arrival. “I was tracking this from…

Officials ask for help as pandemic impacts blood drives, donations

By Traci Chapman Staff Writer As confirmed COVID-19 cases and the number of resulting deaths continue to rise, the pandemic is also taking a toll on other medical efforts, efforts that if not maintained could put more people at risk, officials say. Key among those was blood donation activities, which have taken a serious hit…

GCSO Investigators solved vandalism case in less than two days

An elderly woman living in Bridge Creek was in Houston, Texas getting cancer treatment when eight children out of a group of ten, aged 9 to 12 years old, ransacked, vandalized, and destroyed her home. The homeowner is currently living with a family member, and her family has begun fundraising via Facebook. So far, 10…

WELCOME MAT: Girls varsity wrestling will be sanctioned statewide for the first time next year & Coach Surber is already aiming for excellence

Tuttle Wrestling has become synonymous with resiliency, determination, and domination within the 4A ranks, and far beyond. Tuttle Wrestling fans cheered the program on to its 12th straight state title Saturday at the OKC Fairgrounds, further extending its record-setting legacy. Tuttle Head Wrestling Coach Matt Surber said Monday that he wants girls’ wrestling to soon add…

Grady County Sheriff recognizes standout deputies

By Jayson Knight Managing Editor At the Grady County Law Enforcement Banquet Saturday night, Deputy Robert Ague was named 2019’s Grady County Deputy of the Year. Deputy Lisa Hatchett was named 2019’s Grady County Reserve Deputy of the Year. Joshua Huffines won Dispatcher of the Year, and Rex Brown earned Executive Deputy of the Year.…

Representative Brian Hill proposing new legislation: Freshman House Rep putting focus on reducing recidivism, kids aging out of Foster care

House Representative for District 47, Brian Hill is currently working on seven different pieces of practical legislation right now, and likely an eighth piece, he said. “I consider myself to be a practical business guy at the end of the day and I believe that everything we do as lawmakers should work toward producing results,”…

Minco’s Honey Festival coming up Saturday

Saturday’s Honey Festival will feature a number of attractions, from tours of the local honey plant, cotton gin, and wind farm, to the annual honey bake-off, chance to meet Santa, carriage rides, and much more. KIDS TRACTOR PULL One traditional Honey Festival event is the kids’ tractor pull which is a more serious competition than…

Subscribe to the Tuttle Times today and help the Tuttle Library

The Tuttle Times and the Tuttle Library are teaming up to help the library retain its current part-time librarian Vivian Sloan. Subscribing or renewing a subscription to The Tuttle Times will net the library $12, thanks to an anonymous donor. An annual subscription costs $26. With this mutually beneficial effort, we have decided to donate…

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WELCOME MAT: Girls varsity wrestling will be sanctioned statewide for the first time next year & Coach Surber is already aiming for excellence

Tuttle Wrestling has become synonymous with resiliency, determination, and domination within the 4A ranks, and far beyond. Tuttle Wrestling fans cheered the program on to its 12th straight state title Saturday at the OKC Fairgrounds, further extending its record-setting legacy. Tuttle Head Wrestling Coach Matt Surber said Monday that he wants girls’ wrestling to soon add…

YET AGAIN: Tuttle Tigers take down 12th straight state wrestling title

For the Tuttle faithful, it’s no surprise that the Tuttle Tigers brought home their 12th consecutive state title Saturday after handily defeating the other teams in 4A Friday and Saturday. The Tigers had so many wrestlers qualify for Saturday that they left the other 4A teams, all of them, in a position where it was mathematically…

Subscribe to the Tuttle Times today and help the Tuttle Library

The Tuttle Times and the Tuttle Library are teaming up to help the library retain its current part-time librarian Vivian Sloan. Subscribing or renewing a subscription to The Tuttle Times will net the library $12, thanks to an anonymous donor. An annual subscription costs $26. With this mutually beneficial effort, we have decided to donate…

Bulletcatcher

I joined the Air Force about 17 years ago, but I grew up with dreams of becoming a Marine. I changed my mind because my Air Force recruiter was savvy. I told him when I sat down that I wanted to be a Marine, so he unexpectedly tossed me a 20mm shell he had on…

Athlete Spotlight: Ethan Paxton

By Rachelle Rogers Tuttle Football is known throughout the state for producing great athletes, but what’s even more important in the larger scheme of life is the character of the young men who are in the program. Ethan Paxton, the son of Lonnie and Misti Paxton exemplifies a life of service to others both on…

Tuttle alumnus makes third start for the OSU Cowboys

By Cameron Dobie Correspondent   Football Homecoming at Boone Pickens Stadium was perfect fall weather, 73 degrees, a little breeze, sunny skies, Saturday, October 19th, 2019 for the 3PM kickoff. Tuttle residents saw Hunter Anthony start for the 3rd time at right guard for the Pokes. After an offensive penalty forced an OSU three and…

Tuttle athlete got some playing time for OSU at Oregon St

Corvallis, Oregon is settled in the hills near the Cascade mountain range and is the home of the Oregon State Beavers. The Oklahoma State Cowboys travelled to this scenic spot for the 2019 football season opener on a Friday night, August 30th, 2019. Tuttle residents were watching to see if home town son, Hunter Anthony…

TIGERS TRIUMPHANT: Tuttle Football takes state despite a rejuvenated Bronchos team and arduous weather delays

Tensions were high Last Friday night. It was the kind of night those in attendance will never forget. The Undefeated Tuttle Tiger Football team made it to the 4A State Championship game. Kickoff was supposed to be at 7 p.m., but due to severe storms in the area the game was delayed. But the threat…

OSU’s last home game from Tuttle’s point of view

The Oklahoma State Cowboys Football team has struggled this year.  Losing close games has been hard on fans but there are some of the best and brightest from Tuttle that have had an impact on the team and fans. Saturday, November 17, 2018 was the last home game and the last time Hunter Anthony sat…

On To Glory: Tuttle makes 4A football finals

It’s a two hour drive to Allan Trimble stadium in Jenks, Oklahoma. This past Friday that’s where you could find the faithful Tuttle fans. They did a great job of filling up the stands and cheering fiercely for the Tuttle Tigers, the perfect 12th man. It’s moments like this that one understands the saying, “We…

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