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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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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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