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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

Locally owned & operated, JBEE Farms will deliver fresh, fast, quality produce & more

JBEE Farms is a grocery delivery service available in Mustang, owned and operated by third-generation farmer Jose Quiroz. Quiroz says on his website, “With over 50 years of farming experience, passed down from my grandfather and father, we ensure that every imported product meets our high standards of quality. We take pride in offering you…

Local agencies train for active shooter at Grady Memorial

Several different local first responder agencies worked together on an active shooter drill conducted by the Oklahoma Highway Patrol Friday at Grady Memorial Hospital in Chickasha. Among those agencies were Tuttle Fire/EMS, Tuttle Emergency Management, Grady County Sheriff’s Office, Grady County Emergency Management, and many more. Tuttle Emergency Management Director Mike Fay said Friday after…

Tuttle man sentenced to 15 years in prison for sending sexually explicit messages to minor

By Jayson Knight editor@tuttletimes.com Jared Allen Titler, of Tuttle, was arrested on a warrant out of Okaloosa County in Florida back in June 2023 on one charge of Unlawful Use of Two-Way Communications Device to Facilitate the Commission of a Felony, and 34 charges of Transmission of Harmful Materials to a Minor. The charges stemmed…

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…

Area Sports

Tigers up 1-0 on Chickasha for District Championship

By Jayson Knight Tuttle Baseball won an important game Monday over Chickasha 4-1. Both teams were undefeated in district play, and meeting up to determine some important playoff implications. Chickasha scored first in the top of the first inning, but the Tigers kept them scoreless after that. The Tigers put their first run on the…

Tiger Claw inaugural event draws 94

By Jayson Knight editor@tuttletimes.com The Tri-City Flyers hosted the Inaugural Tiger Claw Open Saturday at the City of Tuttle’s Hartin-Hambleton Park, welcoming 94 disc golfers to town. The Tri-City Flyers are a group of local avid disc golfers, many of which have volunteered their time to supplementing the park with a disc golf course named…

Tuttle Baseball beats Blanchard & Elk City

By Jayson Knight Tuttle Baseball beat Blanchard Thursday in a rematch of last year’s 4A state championship game. The Tigers then went to Elk City the next day to play a double-header against their semifinals opponent from last year’s state tournament. Tuttle beat Blanchard 8-6, and then went 1-1 against Elk City on the road.…

Lady Tigers fall at State to eventual champion Bethany

  Tuttle’s Lady Tigers finished their season in the state tournament Thursday, March 7, falling to eventual state champion Bethany. Bethany outscored their opponents by 51 points through the three games of the state tournament. Tuttle Head Basketball Coach Jamie Combs lauded her team’s fight in the final game of their season. She said Monday…

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…

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