E-Edition

Breaking News

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…

Area News

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

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…

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…

Tuttle boy overcomes disability, shows up for football

Nine-year-old Caden Hopper works hard to do the things that come naturally to most kids. Despite suffering from a condition that limits his motor skills, Caden completed his first weeklong football camp Thursday in the face of a 104-degree heat index. An efficient student, Caden will be a fourth grader a month from now, but…

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…

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…

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…

Like Us On Facebook