Fighting food insecurity in one Payne County community

May 10, 2019

Story by Melinda Caldwell, TSET Healthy Living Program Coordinator When many individuals think of Payne County, they may think of OSU’s beautiful campus, the atmosphere on football game days, or maybe even reminisce about spending […]

Get Active With the People You Love!

April 11, 2019

Story by Sarah Gold, TSET Healthy Living Program Specialist Photo on file It’s finally spring in Oklahoma! Hopefully, the weather corporates enough to enjoy more time outside. Having the option to enjoy the outdoors provides […]

Tobacco to 21

March 9, 2019

Story by Lissette Minges, TSET Healthy Living Program Specialist When it comes to smoking rates and tobacco control policies, Oklahoma has room for improvement. While Oklahoma’s current smoking rate of 19.6% is the lowest in […]

Successes and Savings

January 11, 2019

Story by Lissette Minges, TSET Healthy Living Program Specialist First incorporated in 1898, Payne County Bank has a long history of taking great care of the citizens of Perkins and Payne County. Over the last […]

TSET sets bold agenda to combat Tobacco use

December 8, 2018

Story provided by TSET Healthy Living Program Tobacco use is the leading cause of illness and preventable death in Oklahoma. Every year, Smoking kills more people than alcohol, AIDS, car accidents, illegal drugs, murders, and […]

Healthy Tailgate

September 7, 2018

Story by Melinda Caldwell, TSET Healthy Living Program Coordinator Football season in Cowboy Country is in full swing, which means individuals from around the state and country will be visiting Stillwater for the unique game […]

Yoga is Exercise

July 13, 2018

Story provided by TSET Healthy Living Program Many people think that exercise is something that involves going to the gym, lifting weights, and breaking a sweat. For many decades people considered aerobic exercise as the […]

Rise in Cigarette Prices Will Save Payne County Lives

May 11, 2018

by Julie Bisbee, Director of Public Information and Outreach, Oklahoma Tobacco Settlement Trust The price increase on cigarettes signed by Gov. Mary Fallin on March 29th will save lives, help smokers quit, and keep young […]

Will Rogers Running Club

April 3, 2018

Story and images provided by TSET Healthy Living Program There’s extra energy and excitement in the air at Will Rogers Elementary School on Tuesday afternoons. In the gym, kids are running around, talking, laughing and […]

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