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  • Following in the Footsteps of her Father

    When Traci Rabbit, Cherokee artist from Pryor, Oklahoma, was named a Cherokee National Treasure she was following in the footsteps of her late father, legendary, internationally known artist Bill Rabbit who had previously been awarded the honor... READ THE FULL ARTICLE
    February 2022

  • Recognizing National Burn Awareness Week: Safety checklist for electrical cords
    ​A weekly column from the Grand River Dam Authority

    Did you know that the first full week in February is recognized as National Burn Awareness Week? The week is set aside as a time to help educate the public on burn awareness while also providing burn prevention information. ... The Grand River Dam Authority wants to help you with that checklist by passing along some information from the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI)...
    February 2022

  • Pryor Creek Comic Convention Held This Saturday

    The Pryor Creek Comic Convention, hosted by the Pryor Area Arts & Humanities Council, returns on October 23rd to the Mayes County Fairgrounds Event Center located at 2200 NE 1st Street in Pryor... READ THE FULL ARTICLE
    October 2021

  • GRDA announces temporary drawdown of Holway Reservoir

    The Grand River Dam Authority is announcing that a temporary drawdown of the W.R. Holway Reservoir is set to begin on Monday, September 27...   READ THE FULL ARTICLE
    September 2021

  • COVID-19 Testing Provides Playground Equipment For Students

    Students at William Bradford Christian School are enjoying a brand new ark playground
    structure thanks to a successful community partnership... READ THE FULL ARTICLE
    August 2021

  • MidAmerica Industrial Park announces its selection as production site for new auto manufacturer Canoo

    Officials at MidAmerica Industrial Park announced its newest mega-employer, Canoo, Inc., a company manufacturing innovative electric vehicles (EVs)... READ THE FULL ARTICLE
    June 2021

  • GRDA’s River Ology 101 Returning in July

    The Grand River Dam Authority’s unique summer workshop for area teachers and environmental educators is set to return in 2021... READ THE FULL ARTICLE
    April 2021

  • PHS Innovation Center at RSU Slated to Open This Fall

    The Pryor Public School Board approved a new partnership between Pryor High School and Rogers State University during Monday’s board meeting... READ THE FULL ARTICLE
    April 2021

  • William Bradford Christian School is Storm Ready

    William Bradford Christian School is ready for Oklahoma storm season this year thanks
    to the generosity of Google and other local donors... READ THE FULL ARTICLE
    March 2021

  • Mayes County Receives Block Grant Award

    Mayes County on behalf of Mayes County Rural Water District No. 5 is the recipient of a Community Development Block Grant – Economic Development Infrastructure Financing (CDBG-EDIF) award totaling $395,200... READ THE FULL ARTICLE
    February 2021

  • MidAmerica Industrial Park flexes manufacturing might with retail, residential expansion

    With face-to-face interaction largely suspended by COVID-19, MidAmerica Industrial Park needed to a new way to attract tenants... ​READ THE FULL ARTICLE
    February 2021

Mayes County News

  • Governor signs bill designating the historic Jefferson Highway​

    The governor has given final approval to Senate Bill 8, which will officially designate the route that largely follows State Highway 69 as the “Historic Jefferson Highway Route,” named after former President Thomas Jefferson. The measure was authored by Sen. Micheal Bergstrom, R-Adair... READ THE FULL ARTICLE
    May 2021