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Don’t Let Losers Win

There have been a lot of tragedies lately, and that does make me sad. I’m a good-news person. I’m more likely to read the portion of a newspaper featuring a dog show rather than one featuring a mass homicide. I don’t want to read about terrible things, especially when they happened far away. Lately, that’s…

Tuttle mascot back on the prowl

By Jayson Knight Managing Editor Murphy Cornwell has taken over the role of Tony the Tiger in preparation for the upcoming Tuttle school year. The Tuttle Tigers’ mascot has been on hiatus the last two years, but the Tuttle junior said she intends to bring the character back on the field with “enthusiasm, sportsmanship and…

Miss Tuttle to be decided Aug. 13

Tuttle will look for its fairest young ladies to compete in the 2016 Tuttle Fair’s Miss Tuttle pageant Friday and Saturday, August 12 and 13. Girls entering their freshman through senior years of high school, living in or attending Tuttle Public Schools, are eligible to compete for Miss Tuttle Fair. Kaydn Ann Estes was named Miss…

Jarwin Named to Mackey Award Preseason Watch List

STILLWATER – The Friends of John Mackey have released the 2016 John Mackey Award Preseason Watch List, with Oklahoma State Cowboy back Blake Jarwin included as one of the 45 players on the list. The award is given annually to the most outstanding collegiate tight end, and Jarwin qualifies as a Cowboy back, which is…

Armed man fatally shot by police in south Grady County

Grady County Sheriff Jim Weir spoke at a press conference in Chickasha Thursday about an officer-involved shooting that resulted in the death of 65-year-old Grady County resident Thomas Vandemark. The call came in from two miles outside Rush Springs and responding deputy Terry Alexander requested aid from Rush Springs PD to shorten response time. According…

Tuttle gym hosts world class grappler Matheus Andre

Scott Landis first welcomed Brazilian jiu-jitsu instructor Matheus Andre, a Graciefighter black belt, to Tuttle seven years ago for a seminar at Landis’s Apex Martial Arts Academy. Landis also is a Graciefighter blackbelt. He’s had Andre in many times to Tuttle. “Back then, he didn’t speak a word of English,” Landis said Thursday at his…

Tuttle man arrested for abuse, burglary

A Tuttle man was arrested for domestic violence in the presence of a minor and Burglary II early Sunday morning in Tuttle. After allegedly hitting his wife in the head with a cell phone, 31-year-old Allen E. Wise III was found inside an abandoned residence he is charged with entering unlawfully. At about 3:30 a.m.…

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Miss Tuttle Fair 2016 Contestants

Tuttle will host the 2016 Miss Tuttle Fair pageant, following the Little Miss Tuttle pageant which is scheduled for Friday at 7 p.m. at the Tuttle Elementary Cafeteria. There will be a crowning Saturday evening following the annual Cake Auction, which is set to begin at 7:30 p.m.   Miss Tuttle Fair 2015 Kaydn Estes…

‘Into The Woods’ by Oklahoma Children’s Acting Guild

  Oklahoma Children’s Acting Guild in Tuttle presented “Into the Woods” Thursday through Sunday. It was the third performance the guild has had in its new facility, located at 101 Southwest 4th Street. The play includes several famous storybook characters with familiar storylines intersecting. The story centers on a baker and his wife. Wishing for…

Tuttle Fair this weekend

The 2016 Tuttle Fair will begin Friday with Open Division Judging at 1 p.m. Open and 4-H exhibits can be registered Friday morning between 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. Rabbits and poultry will also need to be in place at 11 a.m. Friday with judging taking place later that day at 4 p.m. Fair Princess…

Rodeo rides into Tuttle

Rafter D Rodeo put on a show at Tuttle’s Schrock Park Friday and Saturday with many locals winning buckles for first-place finishes in 10 different events. “I think it went really well,” Roundup Club President Link Polson said Monday. “Rafter D has been doing our rodeo for a long time. They do a good job…

‘Right to Farm’ advocates seek support

Voters will have a big decision this November as the state considers an amendment to the Oklahoma Constitution that would limit the ability of lawmakers to regulate farming practices. According to the text of State Question 777, if passed the right to make use of agricultural technology, the right to make use of livestock procedures…

Tuttle Rodeo Aug. 5 and 6

In its thirty-fourth installment, the Annual Tuttle Rodeo will take place Friday and Saturday, Aug. 5 and 6 at Schrock Park. Action will begin each evening at 8 p.m. Racers, ropers and riders will compete for cash prizes, buckles and bragging rights. Cost of admission will be $10 at the gate for adults, $5 for…

Tuttle firefighter hit in car wreck suffers extensive damage

Thursday morning, July 21, just before sunrise, Tuttle firefighter Montana Clark was T-boned by an SUV while driving from Mustang to Tuttle heading south on Highway 4 at the corner of 4 and Sw 89th Street. The vehicle crashed into Clark’s car driverside, resulting in numerous injuries to the hometown hero. Clark is suffering from…

Miss Tuttle to be decided Aug. 13

Tuttle will look for its fairest young ladies to compete in the 2016 Tuttle Fair’s Miss Tuttle pageant Friday and Saturday, August 12 and 13. Girls entering their freshman through senior years of high school, living in or attending Tuttle Public Schools, are eligible to compete for Miss Tuttle Fair. Kaydn Ann Estes was named Miss…

Armed man fatally shot by police in south Grady County

Grady County Sheriff Jim Weir spoke at a press conference in Chickasha Thursday about an officer-involved shooting that resulted in the death of 65-year-old Grady County resident Thomas Vandemark. The call came in from two miles outside Rush Springs and responding deputy Terry Alexander requested aid from Rush Springs PD to shorten response time. According…

Tuttle man arrested for abuse, burglary

A Tuttle man was arrested for domestic violence in the presence of a minor and Burglary II early Sunday morning in Tuttle. After allegedly hitting his wife in the head with a cell phone, 31-year-old Allen E. Wise III was found inside an abandoned residence he is charged with entering unlawfully. At about 3:30 a.m.…

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