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Sarah Stewart joined Oklahoma’s NewsChannel 4 as a general assignment reporter in July of 1999. Before joining KFOR, Sarah worked as a crime reporter and weekend anchor at KFDA-TV in Amarillo, TX. Sarah graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a BA in Journalism.

Sarah anchored the morning show on NewsChannel 4 from 2004 to 2006, before deciding to stay home full time with her children.

In 2010, Sarah came back as a freelance reporter for KFOR. She decided to resume full time in June of 2015 and is thrilled to be back in a profession she loves.

Sarah has been honored for her work at Newschannel 4 by the Associated Press Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters. She takes great pride in telling the stories of fellow Oklahomans.

Sarah and her husband, Bryan, live in Oklahoma City with their three young children. They attend Crossings Community Church.


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    Drivers concerned about Lake Hefner Parkway cable barrier damage

    OKLAHOMA CITY – The cable barriers along Lake Hefner Parkway were the first to be installed in our state back in 2001 because of the number of crossover accidents there. Since then, they’ve done their job. They’ve been hit about 750 times, only allowing one vehicle to cross over. But, on a five miles stretch from 122nd to I-44, there are currently 14 different sections with multiple poles down. “That really concerns me. That needs to be replaced. There’s a […]

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    DHS cuts affect vital public school position

    SHAWNEE, Okla. – School officials said the latest round of DHS cuts will affect a vital position in some public schools. The program being cut is called the School-Based Services Program, and it basically puts someone who acts as a social worker in the schools. Schools pay half of the position’s salary, with DHS picking up the other half. Theresa Barkhimer is the school-based service specialist at Shawnee Middle School. Among other duties, she started and runs the food pantry that serves […]

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    Oklahoma family upset oil well is being drilled too close to their home

    TUTTLE, Okla. –  It’s only an orange stick in a wheat field right now, but Chris Folsom says it’s marking the spot where an oil well is going to be drilled. It sits only a little more than 300 feet from his home. “There are going to be loud engines running 24/7.  I’ve been told that if they do fracking, that that’s very loud,” said Folsom. The Folsoms live just outside Tuttle city limits and there are no state statutes governing […]

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    Girl removed from foster family after Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma cites Indian Child Welfare Act

    DURANT, Okla. – After living with a foster family in California for four years, a 6-year-old girl was removed from their home after an Indian nation filed legal documents in the case. It was a dramatic scene outside the Page home in Santa Clarita, California on Monday. Lexi, 6, has been living with the Page family for four years as a foster child. Now, she is being sent to live with extended family in Utah after the Choctaw Nation of […]

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    Ponca City dentist arrested on sexual battery charges

    PONCA CITY, Okla. – A Ponca City dentist was arrested Monday morning at his dental office and charged with three counts of sexual battery. Jim Highfill, 68, has had his Ponca City practice since 1976, according to his bio on his website. According to a court affidavit, one of Highfill’s employees accused him of the sexual battery, which took place over her approximately eight years of working for him. She said, on several occasions, he would “ask/tell her to stay […]

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    Choctaw business owner says turnpike protesters went too far

    OKLAHOMA – Mike Turek’s family has owned and operated Old Germany Restaurant in Choctaw for 40 years. He’s ready for more development in eastern Oklahoma County. “We need growth out here,” Turek said. “People want shopping. They want parks. They want recreation.” He wants the new proposed turnpike that would connect I-40 with the Turner Turnpike out there. And, he said so in a recent opinion editorial in the Journal Record. The backlash was immediate and could affect the bottom […]

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    City council vote gives go ahead to American Indian Cultural Center

    OKLAHOMA CITY – A unanimous vote by the Oklahoma City council Tuesday morning means plans for the American Indian Cultural Center and Museum can go forward. Construction halted on the half-built facility at the I-35, I-40 junction back in 2012 when the funding ran out. The state legislature tried several ways to get that money and, when all those efforts failed, they turned to the city. They passed a bill last session that transferred much of the responsibility for the […]

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    Group pushes to get educators in office

    OKLAHOMA – Oklahoma Parents and Educators for Public Education is a group that has been very vocal about many education bills this legislative session. They said it is time for a change at the capitol, and they’re pushing to get more educators in office. Mickey Dollens is one of those educators. The US Grant High School teacher was going door to door Monday afternoon near S.W. 60th and Penn asking people about their concerns. He’s running for State Representative District 93. […]

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    MIDWEST CITY, Okla. – There are still so many unanswered questions surrounding the death of oil and gas executive Aubrey McClendon. The former Chesapeake CEO died Wednesday morning, March 2,  after his Chevy Tahoe crashed into the Turnpike bridge embankment on Midwest Blvd. At this point, investigators are expected to reconstruct the accident to determine exactly what happened. Sgt. John Shuck with the Midwest City Police Department said serious and fatal accidents always leave behind questions. “Obviously, everybody wants to know, you know, why? […]

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    Oklahoma City doctor arrested for sexual battery

    OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma City Police Department says Kersi Bharucha, 59, was arrested Thursday morning at his OU Physicians Office on one count of sexual battery. Bharucha is an associate professor in OU Medicine’s Department of Neurology, according to his biography page. The neurologist is accused of inappropriately touching a patient when she was at a routine visit last October. According to the probable cause affidavit, they were sitting across from each other talking about the medical reasons for the […]

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    Group hoping to reclassify low-level offenses in Oklahoma launches signature drive

    OKLAHOMA CITY – A group of Oklahomans kicked off a signature drive on Thursday morning in an attempt to get two state questions to a vote of the people in November. Supporters of the measures said they will not only reduce the prison population but will also help low-level offenders turn their lives around for the better. They said, if prisoners who need mental health and substance abuse treatment don’t get the help they need, they just end up back in prison. […]