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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…

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Merriman named Oklahoma Film ICON

Choctaw actor honored at deadCenter Film Festival 2018 Choctaw native Ryan Merriman was honored over the weekend as an Oklahoma Film ICON at the 18th annual deadCenter Film Festival. The ICON Award honors Oklahomans whose success in the film and entertainment industry has drawn positive attention towards Oklahoma. Merriman was an award-winning child actor who starred in…

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Old Germany Restaurant set to reopen, Choctaw Oktoberfest 2018 slated

Choctaw’s Old Germany Restaurant closed its doors on April 16 after 42 years of business. Less than two months later the beloved dining establishment is now set to reopen. The eastern Oklahoma County community along with patrons from around the country were stunned to hear of the sudden restaurant closure and festival cancelation. Following the…

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More than a print shop

Rodney French is not shy about sharing his story of shortcomings and failures in life. And, the owner of French’s Printing, located at 408 E Main Street in Tuttle isn’t afraid to share his story of faith which he has been doing with juvenile and adult inmates in Canadian County, Center Point, the Carver Center…

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Grady County residents encouraged to dispose of old medicine

By Traci Chapman, Staff Writer As Oklahoma continues to battle the abuse of prescription medication, events like April 28’s National Take Back Day provide resources allowing everyone in the community to take part in that effort, Julia Cochran says. “I think this is a great opportunity to raise awareness of the prescription disposal boxes in Grady…

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Fillmore crowned Mrs. Oklahoma International 2018

Choctaw native passes crown to current resident Jennifer Fillmore, of Choctaw, has been named Mrs. Oklahoma International 2018 and will go on to compete for the title of Mrs. International 2018 during the final competition in Charleston, West Virgina this July. Fillmore, 39, was crowned Mrs. Oklahoma International earlier this month and will go on…

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Disney Dreams Really Do Come True

All her life, Tuttle native Ally Campbell has loved Disney. Since before she can remember, she has been to Disney World many, many times.  Mostly because of her mother, Lori Campbell, Ally has been to Main Street USA, Magic Kingdom, Orlando, Florida, and watched numerous parades march down Main Street. “One day,” she dreamed, “this…

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Oklahoma celebrates 40 years of Star Wars

Over the past four decades, the Star Wars film series has been an overwhelming success capable of captivating viewers of all ages. Since its May 25,1977 debut fans of the American epic space opera franchise can be found everywhere, and July 21-23 those fans showed up in force for a new festival in Oklahoma City. The inaugural Center…

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Tuttle youth participate in Northern District Fair

By Jayson Knight, Managing Editor Amber hosted the latest Northern District Fair Friday and Saturday at Amber-Pocasset High School. The event rotates annually between Minco, Tuttle and Amber with Tuttle up next in 2017. The fair features competitions within agriculture, the many aspects of 4-H, and a pageant. The fair began Friday morning with judges…

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Tuttle man celebrates 100th birthday

Harold McCarthey made it to 100 years old last week and celebrated at First Baptist Church in Tuttle, joined by more than 100 friends and family members. When informed that 140 people attended the party Sunday, McCarthey responded, “140? Jiminy! I didn’t know I know’d that many people. Holy cow! 140 people! Yeah, that thing…

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