• Name of woman found dead in Newcastle motel released

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: Tue, Sep 1, 2015

    The name of a woman found dead in a Newcastle motel has been released. Authorities are investigating her death.

  • Seven former local standouts named OBU football captains

    Jacob Unruh | Updated: Tue, Sep 1, 2015

    Eight players were recently named football team captains for Oklahoma Baptist University, with seven of them being from local high schools. Junior offensive line Zach Clark of Westmoore, senior defensive lineman Kimes Gilbert of Southmoore, junior quarterback Cooper Koons of Tuttle, senior running back Dawson Myers of Cushing, senior linebacker Brynden Pitzer of Edmond North, junior defensive lineman Gage Wimer of Blanchard and junior quarterback Blake Woodard of Newcastle were all elected by their teammates along with Searcy, Ark., native Dez Stegall. It is the third year for Gilbert to be voted a captain along with the second year for both Koons and Woodard. OCU opens its season at 11 a.m. Saturday against Harding

  • Sketch released of person of interest in possible Newcastle homicide

    From Staff Reports | Updated: Sat, Aug 29, 2015

    The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation released a sketch Friday of a person of interest in a possible homicide.

  • Oklahoma neighborhood celebration honors Independence Day

    From Staff Reports | Published: Wed, Jul 8, 2015

    Residents in the Stonebrook and Remington additions in Newcastle, just off State Highway 9, have a tradition of celebrating Independence Day together.

  • Cancer survivor in Oklahoma plans car show benefit to help others


    | Published: Tue, Jun 9, 2015

    A Car Show for Cancer, benefiting children facing life-threatening and chronic illnesses, will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Braum's, 414 NW 32 in Newcastle. The benefit is the idea of Madison McConnell, who was diagnosed with lymphoma several years ago.

  • Oklahoma casinos ante up for blood drive

    From Staff Reports | Published: Sat, May 16, 2015

    Ten Oklahoma casinos will hold blood drives next week for the Oklahoma Blood Institute.

  • Oklahoma City-area community briefs

    Updated: Wed, May 13, 2015

    Oklahoma City-area community briefs

  • First-grade teacher in Mustang loves her work

    By Shannon Rigsby, For The Oklahoman | Published: Thu, Apr 30, 2015

    Rebecca Witthuhn is teacher of the year at Centennial Elementary in the Mustang school district.

  • Maker Faire set for May 14 in Chickasha

    By Bill Kramer, For The Oklahoman | Published: Wed, Apr 29, 2015

    The Maker Faire in Chickasha will showcase the creativity of young people.

  • Children's Miracle Network Hospitals 2015 Oklahoma Champion Child overcomes many challenges

    From Staff Reports | Published: Sat, Apr 25, 2015

    Hailey Baskeyfield, of Noble, is the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals 2015 Oklahoma Champion Child.

  • Wagon train rides into Norman, Oklahoma

    From Staff Reports | Updated: Fri, Apr 17, 2015

    The annual wagon trip is part of the ’89er Day celebration