The Texoma Report 1-27-2021

Jan 29, 2021

After November’s election… state voting laws became a hot topic among legislators across the country … despite there being no evidence of widespread voter fraud. Now Oklahoma state senators have filed contrasting election-related bills ahead of the 2021 legislative session.

Starting next week, Oklahoma health leaders expect to see a 16 percent increase in vaccine supplies. Deputy Commissioner of Health, Keith Reed, says that's primary due to an increase in available Moderna vaccine supplies.

The Texoma Report 1-26-2021

Jan 29, 2021

A federal judge ordered the release of a Muskogee man charged with participating in the storming of the U-S Capitol earlier this month. 

The Oklahoma Department of Corrections is easing prison lockdowns across the state. Prisoners’ movements have been restricted since late November after more than 20 people were assaulted in gang fights at three male prisons.

Although it hasn’t been confirmed , state health officials are fairly  sure the new coronavirus variants have made it to Oklahoma.

The Texoma Report 1-25-2021

Jan 29, 2021

Oklahoma’s coronavirus case counts and hospitalizations are trending down for the first time in months. Unfortunately, deaths are not.

Oklahoma is experiencing a very mild flu season. State epidemiologist, Dr. Jared Taylor, credits Oklahomans for practicing COVID-19 safety precautions, like washing hands, wearing masks and social distancing, for the low flu rates.

The Texoma Report 1-21-2021

Jan 29, 2021

Several federal prisoners in Oklahoma don’t believe prison officials are consistently following guidelines to keep them safe from the novel coronavirus.

Joe Biden’s inauguration comes during uncertain times. But it provides the nation with one small piece of certainty: Joe Exotic isn’t getting pardoned.

The Texoma Report 1-20-2021

Jan 29, 2021

The Vice President of the International Olympic Committee is calling for Jim Thorpe's 1912 decathlon and pentathlon gold medals to be restored.

As the Senate begins confirmation hearings on President-elect Joe Biden's nominees, more than two dozen Oklahoma tribal leaders are supporting Rep. Deb Haaland for Secretary of the Interior.

The Oklahoma Medical Reserve Corps is seeking medical and non-medical volunteers to support COVID-19 vaccination efforts at more than 50 points of vaccine dispensing locations statewide.