Friday, July 30, 2021
OU to join the SEC

All aboard: Regents vote for OU to join the SEC in...

Hitch up the wagon and get some apples for the ponies — the University of Oklahoma's athletic programs are headed to the SEC in...
appropriations package

Appropriations package moves without Oklahoma delegation’s amendments

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House passed a major appropriations bill along party lines Thursday, without amendments proposed by members of the Oklahoma delegation. The bill...

CIVICS

Stitt appointments, Dan Kuehn

Stitt appointments rundown: Dana Kuehn named to Oklahoma Supreme Court

Gov. Kevin Stitt today appointed Court of Criminal Appeals Judge Dana Kuehn to the Oklahoma Supreme Court, an announcement that punctuates a slate of...
Chickasaw Nation election

Chickasaw Nation election preview: Three incumbents face challengers

Three legislative seats are up for grabs in the Chickasaw Nation general election, the ballot deadline for which was extended July 20 by the...
John O'Connor, Oklahoma attorney general

Report: Stitt to name John O’Connor next Oklahoma attorney general

Three years after an American Bar Association committee deemed him "not qualified" for a federal judicial nomination, Tulsa lawyer John O'Connor has been selected...
Cherokee Nation Tribal Council

Cherokee Nation Tribal Council candidates vie for seats in runoff

With a slate of narrow races that featured candidates separated by just nine to 20 votes in some cases during a June general election,...
Chickasaw Nation legislature

In secluded meeting, Chickasaw Nation Tribal Legislature extends election by one week

CHICKASAW NATION / ADA — In a brief special session today, the Chickasaw Nation Tribal Legislature met by Zoom to consider delaying its July...
Daniel Craig, Kingfisher Public Schools

Daniel Craig brings state experience as superintendent of Kingfisher Public Schools

For Daniel Craig, who became district superintendent of Kingfisher Public Schools in May, his new job is also a homecoming. "I’m a hometown guy coming...

CULTURE

hazy

California fires bring the hazy days of summer to OKC

My recollection of driving around Oklahoma City this past week is a bit ... hazy. As an artist, I generally look at landscapes and...
Nelson lynching project

‘Time has come to discuss’ the 1911 Nelson lynching in Okemah

OKEMAH — The tragic story of Laura Nelson and her teenage son, L.D., took center stage last week at Okemah’s Crystal Theatre, a mere...
Woody Guthrie Festival 2021

Woody Guthrie Festival features ‘pent-up’ pandemic emotion

OKEMAH — Woody Guthrie expert and historian Barry Ollman noticed something different about this year's Woody Guthrie Folk Festival as he sat in the...

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