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Alleged home-invading pickle thieves caught

By Don Diehl | November 15, 2017 | Comments Off on Alleged home-invading pickle thieves caught

The suspects are accused of raiding the Diehl home, packing the Diehl car up with stolen items and escaping with it—all while the Diehls were out of town.

Bristow family honored as OK Farm Bureau “District Nine Farm and Ranch Family”

By Community Submission | November 14, 2017 | Comments Off on Bristow family honored as OK Farm Bureau “District Nine Farm and Ranch Family”

Kenneth and Debby Fisher have a diversified farm in Creek County where they raise cattle, wheat, corn, soybeans, not to mention operating a feed mill as well.

Oklahoma’s new education policy rated among highest in the nation

By Community Submission | November 14, 2017 | Comments Off on Oklahoma’s new education policy rated among highest in the nation

Of the 51 state plans, only seven, including Oklahoma, scored ‘strong’ across all three metrics.

Holcomb honored with Distinguished Service to Oklahoma Farm Bureau Award

By Community Submission | November 13, 2017 | Comments Off on Holcomb honored with Distinguished Service to Oklahoma Farm Bureau Award

“I have dedicated my life to the farming industry,” Holcomb said. “It’s just been in my heart and soul since I grew up.”

City of Sapulpa still unable to accept electronic payments, but bills are now being processed

By Micah Choquette | November 13, 2017 | Comments Off on City of Sapulpa still unable to accept electronic payments, but bills are now being processed

Ten days after the network failure that brought down the city’s billing and electronic payments system, where are we?

Owner of Steak & Eggs Lives a Life that Keeps on Giving

By Micah Choquette | November 11, 2017 | Comments Off on Owner of Steak & Eggs Lives a Life that Keeps on Giving

Read the story of the Iranian-born restauranteur dedicated to supporting our community and serving our Veterans

How they voted: House Bill 1054X falls short by just five votes

By Micah Choquette | November 9, 2017 | Comments Off on How they voted: House Bill 1054X falls short by just five votes

The bill would’ve given teachers and state workers a raise, but some were saying it didn’t do enough to make a dent in Oklahoma’s deficit and wasn’t worth the additional tax burden it would have put on Oklahomans.

Oklahoma Senate Democratic Leader Issues Statement on Failure of ‘A+’ Revenue Package

By Community Submission | November 9, 2017 | Comments Off on Oklahoma Senate Democratic Leader Issues Statement on Failure of ‘A+’ Revenue Package

“We all owe it to our constituents to reject cash and cuts as our only options and continue to work toward a long-term budget solution which protects the most basic, core government functions and services without balancing the budget on the backs of the poor and the vulnerable.”

Senate GOP freshmen urge House to take up ‘A+ budget deal’

By Community Submission | November 7, 2017 | Comments Off on Senate GOP freshmen urge House to take up ‘A+ budget deal’

“There are real lives at stake. There are unacceptable consequences if the Legislature fails to act. Whether as candidates or elected officials, we’ve all heard one common refrain from our constituents: fix this mess.”

Letter to the Editor: Removal of Advantage Program will cost increase state budget for decades to come.

By Micah Choquette | November 5, 2017 | Comments Off on Letter to the Editor: Removal of Advantage Program will cost increase state budget for decades to come.

Elimination of the Advantage program will increase Oklahoma’s state budget for decades to come. Several Healthcare agencies will be forced to close down, displacing thousands of employees, which in turn will cost the state even more.