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Attorney General Hunter Writes Letter to Feds Requesting Opioid Industry be Treated as Criminal Enterprise

Attorney General Mike Hunter today sent a letter to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions requesting the federal government pursue opioid manufacturers, wholesalers and distributors under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO).

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Woman Charged With Stabbing Truck Tires In Cushing

A 22-year-old Morrison woman was charged Thursday with using a knife to stab two tires on a man’s truck in Cushing on Oct. 5.

Cushing Police and Fire Reports 10/19/17 to 10/20/17

Cushing police and fire reports.

Stroud Man Injured in Collision

A personal injury collision occurred on October 19th (2017) at 6:12 pm on the Turner Turnpike eastbound 6/10 of a mile east of mile marker 148, in Luther, located in Oklahoma County.

Stillwater Man Accused Of Assaulting EMT

A Stillwater man has been ordered to appear in court on Nov. 6 on a felony charge alleging he assaulted an EMT while LifeNet staff members were attempting to transport the defendant’s wife to the Stillwater Medical Center.

Mistrial Declared In Stillwater Murder Trial

A Payne County jury deliberated for 11 and one-half hours before announcing it could not reach a unanimous verdict in the first-degree murder trial of a Stillwater man, who claimed he fatally shot his girlfriend’s ex-boyfriend in self-defense during a confrontation outside a Stillwater house where a birthday party was being held on Aug. 12, 2016.

Injury Collision North of Tryon

A personal injury collision occurred October 18th, 2017 at approximately 7:51 pm on US177 and County Road 780, approximately 3 miles northwest of Tryon, in Lincoln County.

Oklahoma Receives REAL ID Extension through October 2018

Governor Mary Fallin and the Oklahoma Department of Public Safety (DPS) have been notified that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has expanded the state’s REAL ID extension until Oct. 10, 2018.

Cushing Police and Fire Reports 10/18/17 to 10/19/17

Cushing police and fire reports.

What to Do…this Weekend

Looking for something a little different to do this weekend? Then here are a few things you might enjoy!

Economic Developer David Hinkle Resigns

It’s been just a little over a year since David Hinkle accepted the position of Cushing’s Economic Developer and now he will be moving on.

DOC Director Calls for Immediate Action on State Budget

In Oklahoma, it is more likely that people will come into contact with law enforcement than treatment. The Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services is grossly underfunded, as is the Department of Corrections. Budget cuts will only exacerbate Oklahoma’s mental health and addiction crises and will increase an already overpopulated criminal justice system.

Thursday is “Earthquake Awareness Day” in Cushing

At the regular meeting of the Cushing Board of Commissioners on Monday a proclamation was made declaring Thursday, October 19, 2017, “Earthquake Awareness Day” in the city of Cushing.

Other Stories From Around 1600KUSH.com

Daniel Sims

Daniel Sims was born on August 13, 1950 in Memphis, Tennessee to William and Lela Sims.

Dorothy Merea Billingsley

Dorothy Merea Billingsley, Cushing resident, passed away on Sunday, October 15. 2017 at her home at the age of 96 years.

Minnie Martha Porter Molloy

Minnie passed away on October 7, 2017 at the age of 89, surrounded by her loved ones.

Red Dirt Artist Jake Flint Releases Debut Single “Cowtown”

Oklahoma Red Dirt artist, Jake Flint, is pleased to announce the release of his debut single, “Cowtown” to TX/Red Dirt radio. “Cowtown” was written by Flint and co-produced by Flint and renowned Oklahoma artist/producer, Mike McClure. Fans can purchase the single at iTunes.

Larry H. Lehr

On Saturday, October 7th, 2017, Larry H. Lehr went on to be with the Lord at approximately 9:45 AM. Larry was a long-time resident of Cushing, Oklahoma, having made his home there since 1965.

Anna W. Jobe

Anna W. Jobe, longtime Cushing resident, passed from this life on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at the age of 87.

Ruby Faye Smith

Ruby Faye Smith, born July 19, 1943 to the late Richard and Avis James passed away September 28, 2017 at her home in Cushing, OK.

A.W. ‘Ace’ Logan

A.W. ‘Ace’ Logan, 76, passed from this life on September 28, 2017 in Stillwater, OK after an extended illness.

Viola “Louise” Speers

Viola “Louise” Speers, 56 of Yale, Oklahoma, passed away at St. Francis Hospital in Tulsa, Oklahoma on Tuesday, September 26, 2017.

Kirby Lee Haskin

Kirby Lee Haskin
September 27, 1953 – September 26, 2017

Zora Patton

Zora Patton passed away in the Claremore Veterans Center in Claremore, OK on Sunday, September 24, 2017, at the age of 96.

Goldie Imogene Farnsworth

Goldie Imogene Farnsworth, last surviving child of August Edward Reiling and Lula Ellen Carey, was born April 8, 1920 in Peoria, Illinois, where she was raised and received her education.