August 1, 2018 archive

Rumbling earthquake recorded Wednesday morning near Blanchard

An earthquake measuring 3.5 magnitude rattled south central Oklahoma early Wednesday morning. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake’s epicenter was located about 6 miles southeast of the city of Blanchard. It was recorded at 5:11 a.m. So far, there are no reports of damage. The Oklahoma Geological Survey recorded at least 4 smaller earthquakes …

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Collapsed trailer with wind tower base causes long roadblock

A broken trailer carrying a massive base to a wind tower caused quite a road block this week in McClain County. The roadway at 76th and South Tyler was blocked for nearly 3 hours on Tuesday when the trailer collapsed. Workers were forced to find a crane large enough to move the base of the …

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