Columns/Opinions

Tue
09
Feb

Oklahoma Now

By Governor Mary Fallin

As February begins, so too does another legislative session in Oklahoma. This year I had the honor of giving my sixth State of the State address, delivering my executive budget and outlining an agenda for forward progress and economic growth. 

 

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Tue
02
Feb

Washita County Museum News

By Lonnie Yearwood 

When he was just a small boy in Hemmiford, Canada, Jack Fleming lost his father. Several years later, his mother married a man who was very mean to the children. As a result, his brother Jim left the home, and the family lost contact with him.

 

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Tue
26
Jan

House Report

By State Representative Todd Russ
 
On Thursday, January 21, state lawmakers completed the filing of legislation for the 2016 session. There is always rush of activity leading up to the deadline. There is always a bit of a struggle through the process of turning policy ideas into legal language. We send drafts back and forth with legal staff and other involved parties. Even though we know that many bills change during the course of the legislative process, we all worry about the first impression they will make as the press and public comb their way through all the new bills.  
 
Tue
26
Jan

A Word From The Superintendent

By Brad Overton
 
School is back in session since the Christmas break; student activities have been front and center. In my article this week, I would like to update you on some of those activities. 
 
Tue
19
Jan

Savvy Senior

By Jim Miller
 
Tue
19
Jan

Pet Corner

by De De Young
 
Tue
12
Jan

Working Hard for Oklahoma

By Governor Mary Fallin

programs and away from the state’s overcrowded prisons. The state provided judges with greater discretion in other drug cases involving mandatory life sentences for repeat drug offenders. .  

 

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Tue
12
Jan

Pet Corner

by De De Young

When you start to teach your dog off leash heeling, keep everything the same. Keep your head up, shoulders straight, and your pace the same. Begin walking and ask your dog to "heel", don't look back.  

 

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Tue
05
Jan

Washita County Museum News

By Lonnie Yearwood

For over a century, the Black Post, on the south side of Highway 152 about six miles east of Cordell, has been a place for someone to go someplace else. Sometime after the opening of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Reservation in 1892, the post became a starting point to direct settlers and others to their destinations.

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Tue
05
Jan

ONE FOR THE OKLAHOMA HISTORY BOOK

By: Max J. Nichols

Preserving National Historic Landmarks has long played a major role in presenting the dramatic history of Oklahoma, but the National Park Service’s 100th anniversary “Find Your Park” promotion provides an opportunity to focus attention on these important places.

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