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Trump supporters hold MAGA parades

By Steve Coulter Co-Publisher Trump Trains are picking up steam and rolling all across Oklahoma. A Trump Train is a large parade of vehicles waving, honking horns and flying flags in support of President Donald J. Trump. The events are organized by members of the Facebook group #Drivefor45 Oklahoma. The town of Tuttle is set…

Offensive Line Pushes Through Plainview

Last Friday the Tuttle Tigers made the long haul down to Plainview to take on the Indians on their home turf. It’s was a hot, humid day but as the sun went down it started to look and feel like a great night for football. Planview got the ball first and both teams trying to…

Grady County Deputy Weighs in on Road Rage

Road rage and aggressive driving are essentially one in the same. In my professional opinion, road rage is a decision, a bad and sometimes deadly decision.  Studies indicate that more than half of all drivers in the United States have at some point engaged in road rage in some form. Accidents stemming from road rage…

Fatality Collision in Grady County leads to Manslaughter charge

Regan Brent Stephens, 58, is currently in jail in Grady County for Manslaughter In the First Degree, after a fatality collision in Minco that resulted in the death of Bethany Meyers January 8. Failing to properly negotiate a section of US 81, Stephens attempted to pass two vehicles at once when he struck the northbound…

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…

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National Paintless Dent Repair testing and certification coming to state

By Van Mitchell Mark Wright, who has over 40 years of experience in the auto body repair business, says when Oklahoma gets hit by hail storms, out-of-state Paintless Dent Repair (PDR) technicians come to town setting up temporary shops, with little to no oversight. He says there needs to be a national certification for all…

Grady County held Back the Blue Walk over the weekend

 Hundreds of people gathered Saturday morning at Grady County Fairgrounds for a Back The Blue Walk that was two miles long. The event began with musical numbers from The Sister Duo, speeches from local law enforcement, and speeches made by prominent supporters. Grady County Deputy Shayne Melton was a lead coordinator for the event, and…

Trump supporters hold MAGA parades

By Steve Coulter Co-Publisher Trump Trains are picking up steam and rolling all across Oklahoma. A Trump Train is a large parade of vehicles waving, honking horns and flying flags in support of President Donald J. Trump. The events are organized by members of the Facebook group #Drivefor45 Oklahoma. The town of Tuttle is set…

Offensive Line Pushes Through Plainview

Last Friday the Tuttle Tigers made the long haul down to Plainview to take on the Indians on their home turf. It’s was a hot, humid day but as the sun went down it started to look and feel like a great night for football. Planview got the ball first and both teams trying to…

Jeepers Back the Blue

All-Jeep convoy rolls through communities in support of law enforcement officers   By Steve Coulter Co-Publisher     A local group of Jeep enthusiasts are rolling through towns honking horns and waving flags in support of law enforcement. Jeepers Back the Blue is a an organization of multiple Jeep clubs that get together to support…

New restaurant opening soon in Tuttle

By Steve Coulter Co-Publisher A new barbecue restaurant is set to open soon at 151 East Main Street in Tuttle. B-Ray’s BBQ will convert from a food truck operation to a brick and mortar sit down family style restaurant. “We’re going to have all smoked meat. We’ll be doing brisket, pulled pork, ribs, sausages, hot…

Grady County Deputy Weighs in on Road Rage

Road rage and aggressive driving are essentially one in the same. In my professional opinion, road rage is a decision, a bad and sometimes deadly decision.  Studies indicate that more than half of all drivers in the United States have at some point engaged in road rage in some form. Accidents stemming from road rage…

Fatality Collision in Grady County leads to Manslaughter charge

Regan Brent Stephens, 58, is currently in jail in Grady County for Manslaughter In the First Degree, after a fatality collision in Minco that resulted in the death of Bethany Meyers January 8. Failing to properly negotiate a section of US 81, Stephens attempted to pass two vehicles at once when he struck the northbound…

EOPA 2020 registration now open

Eastern Oklahoma Performance Academy open to all school age children   By Ryan Horton Managing Editor   Choctaw High School is home to the state’s most awarded high school theatre program, and each summer aspiring performers from around the state have the opportunity to train with some of the best in the business right here…

Wheat harvesters hoping for dry conditions to persist

Kyle Osborn, location manager for Tuttle Grain, spoke about the wheat harvest underway throughout the nation recently. He says it’s been nothing out of the ordinary. “It’s just been the normal harvest. Nothing out of the ordinary,” he said. “Usually it goes about three or four weeks or so. It’s starts around June 1st and…

Area Sports

Conflicting reports concerning Canadian County COVID-19 status

Area districts report move to red status, while OSDH reports level unchanged from orange, due to differing report measurements Mustang officials – no changes to district protocols at this time By Traci Chapman Mustang was one of at least two area school districts that late Friday announced a change in Canadian County’s COVID-19 reporting level,…

Midwest City Veteran’s Day parade postponed

The City of Midwest City, along with the Midwest City Chamber of Commerce, announced today that the annual Veteran’s Day Parade scheduled for November 11 has been postponed due to the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.   “Based on the advice of local medical professionals and the rising hospitalization numbers, we have made the difficult…

Jackets rough up Muskogee

CHS moves to 3-1 in District 6A-II-2   By Ryan Horton Managing Editor Last year when Choctaw faced Muskogee, the Yelowjackets ended the Rougher’s season on their own field to kick off the Class 6A-II playoffs. The eight-point state quarterfinal victory advanced the Jackets to the state semifinals for the first time since 1965. This year’s…

Opinion: Election Anxiety

By Steve Coulter Co-Publisher The presidential election is less than 2 weeks away and anxiety is running extremely high. The term “election stress disorder” is being thrown around to describe how people are feeling about the upcoming election.   A new survey conducted by the American Psychological Association found that 68 percent of Americans said…

The Burlap Buffalo celebrating third anniversary

By Van Mitchell Contributing Writer In 2017 Jessica Walker and fellow Mustang native Sherry Jones opened their storefront business The Burlap Buffalo Boutique, located at 224 W. State Highway 152. On Nov. 14, the store will celebrate its third anniversary with its annual birthday celebration. “We will give away 25 grab bags to the first…

Choctaw to return to five-day learning

CNP School Board votes to begin transitioning back to full week for in-person students   By Ryan Horton Managing Editor At the most recent regular Choctaw-Nicoma Park School Board meeting, officials unanimously approved Superintendent David Reid’s recommendation to begin transitioning back toward a five-day in-person school week. The board voted to begin changing back to a…

Carl Albert volleyball returns to state

Titans face Skiatook in opening round Monday By Jeff Harrison Managing Editor Carl Albert breezed past the competition last week at volleyball regionals. The No. 5 Titans (18-8) beat Lawton Eisenhower and Southeast on Oct. 12 both in straight sets to win the regional title and advance to the Class 5A state tournament. “Our girls…

Opinion: Haunted Oklahoma

By Steve Coulter Co-Publisher   Warning! Please don’t read any further if you’re afraid of ghost, ghouls, strange noises or bizarre occurrences. This column is not about fun Halloween entertainment. It’s about investigating real life paranormal activity in Oklahoma. Do not read anymore if that type of subject matter could disturb you.   At first…

Midwest City police arrest man in shooting

By Jeff Harrison Midwest City Beacon Midwest City police arrested one person and are looking for another suspect in separate shootings last week. About 11:45 a.m. last Thursday, police were called to the 300 block of E. Douglas Dr. about a shooting and domestic disturbance. According to an arrest affidavit, 27-year-old William Dale O’Hagan allegedly…

Carl Albert rolls Irish in second half

By John Martin Staff Writer Carl Albert’s superb senior signal caller Ben Harris has never lost a football game to the McGuinness Irish. And he wasn’t about to see that domination snapped Friday night even when the cocky Irish bunch led by their quarterback Luke Tarman put 35 points on the scoreboard—in the first half.…

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