Blaine County Newswire

Blaine County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Blaine County, OK.

Results 1 - 20 of 86 in Blaine County, OK

  1. Officer-involved shooting in Blaine County ruled justifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 18 | NewsOK.com

    The shooting of a 38-year-old man by a Blaine County law enforcement officer and Oklahoma Highway Patrol trooper has been ruled justified. Mark A. Yancey, United States attorney for the Western District of Oklahoma, said trooper Jasmuel Ray Robertson and Blaine County Deputy Sheriff Monty Goodwin acted in self-defense when they shot Jonathon Richard Daukei on July 19, according to a news release.

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  2. No Charges Filed Against Law Enforcement In Blaine Co. Officer-Involved ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 18 | News9 Oklahoma City

    The U.S. Attorney for the Western District Of Oklahoma announced there will be no charges filed against two officers for shooting a suspect in Blaine County. Attorney Mark A. Yancey says both OHP Trooper Jasmuel Ray Roberstson and Blaine County Deputy Sheriff Money Goodwin acted in self-defense when shooting 38-year-old Jonathan Richard Daukei in July 2017.

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  3. Federal jury awards Oklahoma oil companies $220,000 in 'well bashing' caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 17 | NewsOK.com

    A federal jury has awarded two Oklahoma oil companies $220,000 in damages from a "well-bashing" incident in 2015 by a company later bought by Devon Energy Corp. The jury awarded H&S Equipment Inc. and Mark Holloway Inc. the damages after a two-day trial earlier this week in federal court in Oklahoma City. The companies said a hydraulic fracturing job in the summer of 2015 on a Felix Energy LLC horizontal well near one of their vertical wells in Blaine County overpressured the well and destroyed its production.

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  4. Gay man claims harassment in federal civil rights suit against...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 10 | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

    ... son to be 15 and go, 'Daddy, why didn't you fight for me,'" Gamel said. Gamel alleges nine people, including Blaine County Sheriff Tony Almaguer, Blaine County Undersheriff David Robertson and seven Hitchcock residents, failed to protect or harassed ...

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  5. Oklahoma dads sue bigoted town leaders for endangering their livesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 10 | Boing Boing

    ... defendants are named in the lawsuit - including Rick Edsall, mayor of Hitchcock and Tony Almaguer, sheriff of Blaine County Unable to secure equal pay, Hawaii Five-O stars Daniel Dae Kim and Grace Park have quit the show. Members of Hollywood's ...

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  6. Oklahoma City-based Continental Resources posts $64 million loss, increases productionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 8 | NewsOK.com

    ... for a total of almost $148 million. The company said it will sell 6,590 net acres of noncore leases in Blaine County for $72.5 million and 26,000 acres in Atoka, Coal, Hughes and Pittsburg counties for $68 million. The company also is selling ...

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  7. Okla. gay man files lawsuit for allowing town to burn down houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 7 | Washington Blade

    A gay man in Oklahoma raising a black son has filed a civil rights lawsuit against his local sheriff for allegedly allowing fellow residents to burn down his home in an attempt to run him out of town. The complaint , filed on Aug. 3 and made public Sunday, was filed in federal court by Randy Gamel-Medler, who formerly resided in Blaine County, Okla.

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  8. Gay Man Files Federal Lawsuit, Says Racist, Homophobic Oklahoma Town...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 7 | Towleroad

    ... "I'm going to grab your little boy, rip his n****r head off, and s**t down his throat." The former clerk said Blaine County Sheriff Tony Almaguer and Undersheriff David Robertson refused to file reports after these incidents, citing free speech ...

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  9. OK Gay Man Claims Small-Town Fire Department Stood By As His House BurnedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 7 | On Top Magazine

    An Oklahoma gay man claims in a federal civil rights lawsuit filed last week that officials in his small town conspired to run him and his family out of town. Nine defendants are named in the lawsuit, including Rick Edsall, mayor of Hitchcock, Tony Almaguer, sheriff of Blaine County, and David Robertson, undersheriff of Blaine County.

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  10. Gay Oklahoma Town Clerk Files Federal Discrimination LawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 6 | News9 Oklahoma City

    The former Hitchcock town clerk has filed a federal discrimination lawsuit against the Blaine County sheriff and undersheriff, as well as the town's leaders and citizens. Gamel-Medler moved to Hitchcock with his husband and adopted son in August 2016.

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  11. Gay man says leaders tried to run him out of Oklahoma townRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 6 | 680News

    ... that led to problems. A criminal investigation into the fire is pending. The civil rights lawsuit names Blaine County Sheriff Tony Almaguer, Undersheriff David Robertson and seven residents of Hitchcock, alleging that they conspired to drive him ...

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  12. Gay, Small-Town Oklahoma Clerk Claims Harassment In LawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 6 | News9 Oklahoma City

    ... behavior, not homophobia and racism, that led to problems. A criminal investigation into the fire is pending. Blaine County Undersheriff David Robertson described Gamel as a bully who sought to impose his will on the town and constantly clashed with ...

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  13. Officer-Involved Shooting Investigation Underway In Blaine Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | News9 Oklahoma City

    Carole Daukei said Wednesday night's police pursuit and officer-involved shooting ended near her home in Blaine County and her stepson Jonathon Daukei was shot. In the hours to follow, she said her family was kept in the dark.

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  14. FBI Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting In Blaine CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | News9 Oklahoma City

    According to the Blaine County Sheriff's Office, a pursuit started around 11 p.m. and went from the town of Watonga along State Highway 51 to County Road 2500 and ended on tribal land in the Canton area. At some point, a shooting occurred, with officers striking the suspect at least one time.

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  15. Talihina man injured in Blaine County wreckRead the original story

    Jul 18, 2017 | Poteau Daily News & Sun

    ... ambulence to Integris Baptist in Oklahoma City. Trooper Justin Noll investigated with assistance from Blaine County Sheriff's Department. Noll's report shows Bollinger was driving northbound in a 2001 Ford Ranger when he fell asleep. The vehicle ...

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  16. North Dakota man dies in Wednesday accident in Blaine CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2017 | NewsOK.com

    Bert John Hilber, 75, of Jamestown, North Dakota, was dead at the scene about 9:40 a.m. Wednesday on State Highway 51A about 5 miles south of Southard, the patrol reports. The patrol reports Hilber was stopped on a three-wheel trike motorcycle behind a tractor-trailer that was driven by Troy Dale Musil, 58, of Crescent.

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  17. Astronomy club to offer eclipse viewing tipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | NewsOK.com

    ... second Friday of the month at Science Museum Oklahoma. The club owns and operates Cheddar Ranch Observatory in Blaine County and sponsors the fall Okie-Tex star party in the Oklahoma Panhandle, one of the nation's largest such gatherings.

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  18. New Devon completion technique brings online monster well in Oklahoma's STACK playRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2017 | NewsOK.com

    ... To put the Privott 17-H in context, Continental Resources Inc. announced a company-record well in nearby Blaine County in December that reached an initial 24-hour production rate of more than 4,600 barrels of oil equivalent per day. Other top wells ...

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  19. District attorney names top prosecutors, adds to staffRead the original story

    Jun 24, 2017 | Mustang News

    District Attorney Mike Fields will soon be adding two new assistants to his staff in Canadian County, and also has named his new first assistant district attorney after Paul Hesse was appointed to be the county's new district judge Barry Retherford, who has served as a prosecutor in Blaine County for more than 16 years, has been named his first assistant district attorney. Retherford will continue to work from his Blaine County office, but will be Fields' representative when he is not available.

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  20. Canadian County towns see sales tax increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2017 | Mustang News

    ... counties, saw its Canadian County share climb to $23,585.17. Last year, the return check was $18,709. The Blaine County share jumped almost five times, going from $17,458.74 to $74,900.29. Okarche, which receives tax checks related to business in ...

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