ENID, Okla. (AP) The archbishop of the Oklahoma City archdiocese says one of Enid's two Catholic churches will close on June 1.
Archbishop Eusebius Beltran told parishioners at St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church on Sunday that the church will merge with St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church. He says the two-parish system had been in place in Enid for almost 40 years.
Oklahoma City, OK – Okla child advocates criticize possible cuts
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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) A children's advocacy group and others are criticizing the Oklahoma Department of Health for threatening to eliminate child abuse prevention services if the agency's budget is cut.
State Health Department officials said last week that if the agency's budget is slashed by 5 percent in the 2012 fiscal year because of decreased revenues, the Office of Child Abuse Prevention would be eliminated.
Norman, OK – 2 University of Oklahoma football players arrested
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) Two University of Oklahoma football players have been arrested, one on a complaint of driving under the influence and another on a municipal violation in Norman.
Police Lt. Lance Arnold said Kenneth Stills was arrested at 2:10 a.m. Saturday on a DUI complaint near campus. Arnold said Tony Jefferson was taken into custody on a complaint of interfering with official process at the same location about 2:30 a.m.
Texhoma, OK – Probe continues into 2 Okla. Panhandle deaths TEXHOMA, Okla. (AP) An autopsy report shows a woman who was hit by a train in the Oklahoma Panhandle had "acceptable levels" of prescription drugs to treat anxiety in her system.
Union Pacific Railroad spokeswoman Raquel Espinoza-Williams says Topeka, Kan., resident Rose Warner walked into the path of the train on Oct. 30. Her 5-year-old daughter, Alexandria Warner, was found dead in their room at a Texhoma motel where they had gone after Warner's car broke down.