One more person tested positive for COVID-19 in Kay County as of Wednesday morning, assording to information released from the Oklahoma State Department of Health. Kay County now reports 199 cases and 10 total deaths.
The Osage County Fair Board and the County Commissioners have decided to cancel the 2020 Osage County Free Fair. After much deliberation, the Fair Board made the decision to cancel due to the current Covid-19 precautions. This decision was approved by the Commissioners.
The PCPS “Cat Care” After-School Child Care Program is enrolling now! If you need after-school care for your Pre-K thru 5th grade student, please stop by the “Cat Care” office (located in the Registration Center at 111 W Grand Ave.) when you are registering your student for school. If your child was in “Cat Care” last year, you will need to fill out the forms again. If you would like contactless enrollment, you can find the information on our web page by clicking this link. https:// www.pcps.us/parents_students/cat_care_after-_school
During Tuesday night’s USD 470 Board of Education meeting in Arkansas City, school board members unanimously approved delaying school until Sept. 9, 2020. This delay, as recommended by USD 470 Superintendent Dr. Ron Ballard, will allow the district to finalize safety plans while also providing professional development opportunities for staff members.
NORMAN — The University of Oklahoma Board of Regents today approved OU’s first Strategic Plan in over a generation, which defines a clear Plan for the Norman campus’ future and comprehensive strategies to achieve it.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma City man pleaded guilty on Monday to two counts of assault in connection with an attack on his neighbors while he was working as a contractor in Japan. Court records show 31-yearold Brendan Rowin Figuly pleaded guilty to two counts of assault resulting in serious bodily injury.
Rural segments of several Oklahoma turnpikes now have the green light for a higher maximum speed limit. While this won’t impact urban areas on these routes, all drivers should still keep a close eye on their speedometers as changes are made over the next several months.
The Presbyterian Health Foundation has awarded nearly $4.6 million in biomedical research grants to the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation and the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center (OUHSC).