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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…

Get your kicks at Peaceful Warriors – Local martial arts academy teaches more than self-defense

Peaceful Warriors, located at 3597 Northwest 32nd Street in Newcastle, trains the principles of many martial arts, such as tae kwon do, judo, copiera, yoga, parkour, and much more. With belt systems and leveled progression, the academy’s instructors see to it that all of those training are getting the most they can out of it. Cory…

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…

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…

Triple Champs: Tuttle Softball wins third straight state title

The Tuttle Lady Tigers went 35-1 this season, beating Newcastle 2-0 Wednesday, Oct. 17 in the 4A softball state championship. Despite impressive scores and an impressive season record, the number three was the most pertinent for the team this year. It was the third year in a row the Lady Tigers have brought the state…

First United Methodist Church Bazaar in Tuttle Thursday through Saturday

The First United Methodist Church of Tuttle will present its Fifth Annual Church Bazaar will be held Thursday through Saturday at the church, located at 402 South Cimarron Road in Tuttle. The Bazaar opens Thursday from 3:30 p.m. to 7 p.m, Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2…

OSU Testing New Drone Concept at Tuttle High School

OSU researchers are currently using a drone to record data for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and doing so from Tuttle High School’s backyard. The FAA has a theory that drones could make navigational aid calibrations more efficient. OSU started the Unmanned Systems Research Institute (USRI), lead by Dr. Jamey Jacob, in December 2015. A…

Area News

Big response to ‘Bringing Back Steak and Ale’

By Steve Coulter Co-Publisher Two weeks ago I broke the story on the epic comeback of Steak and Ale. The first location is set to open next year in Cancun Mexico. It’s going to be magnificent and located right on the beach. Steak and Ale is now looking for franchisees from North Carolina to Oklahoma.…

Visiting with an Infectious Disease Specialist

By Steve Coulter Co-Publisher What’s going on with COVID-19 right now in Oklahoma? What symptoms are Oklahomans experiencing? What’s happening at the hospitals? What about dining inside a restaurant? To get answers, I went straight to an Infectious Disease Specialist. “I’ve talked to some people who’ve tested positive and they had a runny nose for…

Tuttle Cajun Fest June 13 at Coal Creek Vineyard and Winery

Tuttle Cajun Fest will be hosted by The Coal Creek Vineyard and Winery Saturday June 13. The Cajun Fest will begin serving food at 3 p.m., and could run well past dark.   Lisa Griffin, owner of The Coal Creek Vineyard and Winery, said last year’s Cajun Fest lasted until about 10 p.m. “We’ll open…

Bringing back Steak and Ale

  By Steve Coulter Co-Publisher On July 29, 2008, all remaining Steak and Ale locations closed as part of a Chapter 7 bankruptcy proceeding. Now after nearly 12 years, Steak and Ale is poised for an epic comeback. Created in 1966 by the late Norman Brinker. The iconic restaurant chain with its dimly lit ambiance,…

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…

Area Sports

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…

Triple Champs: Tuttle Softball wins third straight state title

The Tuttle Lady Tigers went 35-1 this season, beating Newcastle 2-0 Wednesday, Oct. 17 in the 4A softball state championship. Despite impressive scores and an impressive season record, the number three was the most pertinent for the team this year. It was the third year in a row the Lady Tigers have brought the state…

OSU rings in new year with dominant bowl display

Oklahoma State University finished 2016 off with a bang when the Cowboys finished the year with a 38-8 thrashing of Colorado in the Valero Alamo Bowl.   Now moving into 2017, Cowboy fans have high expectations. OSU should be a Big 12 favorite going into 2017 after finishing just behind OU in 2016, and then…

Off and run-ruling, Lady Tigers win home opener 14-1

This season’s home opener went well for the Lady Tigers Tuesday with a 14-1 three-inning run rule of Bethany. The Lady Tigers gave up a run in the first inning, and were unable to answer in the bottom of the first. The Lady Tigers kept Bethany off the board in the second inning, and scored…

Apex fighter Spoon returning to the cage

Rage in the Cage returns to the beautiful FireLake Arena Saturday for the ultimate “Night of Champions” featuring several of Oklahoma’s top ranked MMA cage fighters. The fight card at FireLake will include many different fights in many different weight classes. Training out of Apex Martial Arts Academy in Tuttle, Jeremy Spoon will fight in…

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