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PRYOR, Oklahoma - Educationally Speaking...In Mexico, slavery was outlawed around 1830. In Oklahoma ("Indian Territory"), slavery was just getting started in the 1830's. The Native American tribes included black slaves and a smaller number of black "freedmen". Blacks who had run away from th…

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PRYOR, Oklahoma - Rogers State University’s academic scholarship application deadline for the fall 2022 semester is set for March 1. RSU freshmen who are admitted before March 1 and meet scholarship requirements will automatically be awarded one of three institutional scholarships. 

PRYOR, Oklahoma - My name's Mitzi! I'm a hound mix, just about 8 months old, and 45-ish pounds! I used to have a family but I got lost (or maybe they lost me?) and I ended up at the shelter! Life here has been a little rough: lots of loud noises are scary for a baby like me! At first I hid i…

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PRYOR, Oklahoma - Dean and Jean Robertson taught a combined 76 years for the Pryor Public Schools system. She taught home economics while he was in the science department.

PRYOR, Oklahoma - My name is Nathaniel! I'm one of the handsomest boys here! I know this because the shelter people always tell me so! Once upon a time I had a family, but they moved off and left me behind!! I'm pretty sure it's not because of anything I've done, because, besides being so ha…

PRYOR, Oklahoma - The Pryor Sertoma Club is happy to announce that the Miss Pryor Scholarship Pageant is back and will be held at the newly remodeled Avra Performing Arts Center on Saturday, March 5th, 2022 at 7 pm!  This scholarship pageant has been a hometown tradition for over 75 years.  …

PRYOR, Oklahoma - It is goal setting season! The New Year comes with clean slates, fresh starts, and a desire to change things that no other single global event does. I'm a fan! Always have been. I've learned that one of the biggest secrets to saying "Yes" to a goal is learning how to say a …

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PRYOR, Oklahoma - New activity in an established bald eagle nest, located in an area below the Pensacola Dam main spillway, has prompted the Grand River Dam Authority to temporarily close access to the area, as it has also done in previous years.