Spring Creek's drying up, and wells that once produced "sweet, good water" are caving in.

That seemed to be a common theme that cropped up Thursday when Oklahoma Agriculture Board members made their first trip to the area to witness for the first time the impact they have had on northeastern Oklahoma.

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MUSKOGEE - U.S. Attorney Brian J. Kuester announced Wednesday that Assistant U.S. Attorney Gregory D. Burris will lead the efforts of his office in connection with the Justice Department's nationwide Election Day Program for the Nov. 6 general elections.

As the race for governor enters its final stretch, one nonpartisan election group is now predicting its outcome is too close to call.

A Pittsburg County school teacher and an area man were charged with trafficking drugs after investigators say they found nine bags of meth at the man's residence.

OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma officials Monday announced they’ve started gearing up for the upcoming U.S. Census — even though it’s still more than 500 days away.

OKLAHOMA CITY - Doctors gathered statewide Friday to learn more about Oklahoma's burgeoning medical marijuana industry and its potential benefits, perils and pitfalls.

In the Nov. 6 general election, there will be five state questions on the ballot. The issues they address range from the locations of optometry practices and the rights of crime victims, to party tickets for governor and lieutenant governor, a fund within the state budget and allowing school…

OKLAHOMA CITY - While most legislative candidates typically debate their opponents with battles of wits and words, Tom Stites demanded a shooting match.

OKLAHOMA CITY - Republicans may emerge the big winners heading into the midterm election next month following the divisive, partisan controversy swirling around Brett Kavanaugh's U.S. Supreme Court confirmation hearings, some political observers say.

OKLAHOMA CITY - Nearly two months in, the state's fledgling medical marijuana licensing process is running pretty smoothly, but a glut of commercial applicants will likely doom many entrepreneurs, cannabis advocates said Wednesday.

OKLAHOMA CITY - Lawmakers on Wednesday explored whether school districts could divert millions of dollars in utility cost savings into the classroom just by starting the school year later.

MUSKOGEE - Mark Deon Thompson was charged Tuesday with first-degree murder, and the father of the woman who was killed said he hopes Thompson is convicted and serves life in prison.

The Oklahoma State Election Board announced Monday it has been notified by the National Association of Secretaries of State and the National Association of State Election Directors of a potential scam involving phone calls offering to register people to vote over the phone.

Among the five state questions Oklahomans will see tacked on to their general election ballots is a measure numbered 798, which would permit candidates for governor and lieutenant governor to run on party tickets.

OKLAHOMA CITY - Schools statewide need more mental health counselors and officials should increase their use of student resource officers and add text tip lines to ensure they're better protecting against violent threats in public schools, officials told lawmakers Wednesday.

Two Enid area polls reveal a majority of residents favor a casino offering Class 2 and Class 3 Vegas-style electronic games along with blackjack, poker, and ball and dice games, according to the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians tribe.

Secretary of the Interior Ryan K. Zinke recently announced a $1.4 million distribution from the Land and Water Conservation Fund to Oklahoma for state-identified outdoor recreation and conservation projects.

WASHINGTON - Placing a hand against the smooth, black granite for balance, 92-year-old John Cockrum stood on his toes and reached with his folded umbrella to point at a name high on the wall of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

OKLAHOMA CITY - Oklahoma officials announced Tuesday that they're expanding an employment, education and training program in an effort to get more of the state's food stamp recipients access to secure, well-paying jobs.

A McAlester man was being held Monday in the Pittsburg County Jail after allegedly starting a fire in an apartment with children inside the residence because his girlfriend "wouldn't talk to him."

McAlester police officers testified Tuesday about how they performed CPR on Emily Sizemore in a frantic effort to save the child's life after patrolman Colby Barnett ran into a pond in rural Krebs and carried her from the water where he found her floating in July 2016.

Unlike most states that have already legalized the drug, Oklahoma has not adopted any testing standards to protect patients buying edible medical marijuana products.

Oklahomans will be voting on five state questions during the Nov. 6 general election, including SQ 801, which if passed would allow local school districts to spend their building funds on operational expenses like teacher salaries.

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol, along with the McIntosh County Sheriff's Office and the Eufaula Police Department, will increase DUI patrols this weekend. These extra patrols will run from 4 p.m. Saturday through 3 a.m. Sunday.

AMARILLO, Texas - The Bureau of Land Management recently announced that $130 million generated from the 2017 sale and auction of crude helium from the Federal Helium Reserve is being transferred to the U.S. Treasury.

OKLAHOMA CITY - Members of the public have another way to share their input on the regulation and implementation of medical marijuana in Oklahoma courtesy of a new email address announced by the Oklahoma Senate Pro Tem-designate and the Oklahoma House Speaker.

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