Freedom Elementary named as 2020 National Blue Ribbon School

September 25, 2020

Freedom Elementary is one of only six in the state of Oklahoma to be honored.

Sen. Rosino to file legislation banning doxing of law enforcement officers

September 24, 2020

The legislation would make it illegal to post to the internet personally identifiable information—like names and addresses—of a law enforcement officer with the intent to intimidate or harass them.

Rock Creek Festival Saturday, Sept. 26

September 21, 2020

The Fourth Annual Rock Creek Festival will feature three local bands, regional wineries and breweries, artist booths and food trucks.

Opinion: Cancel Netflix. They earned it.

September 17, 2020

In August, Netflix released their poster for the movie, “Cuties.” When it was met with revulsion and disgust, they apologized and assured everyone it did not faithfully represent their upcoming French Film. They lied.

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Sen. Murdock set to file legislation making attacks on law enforcement officers a hate crime

September 16, 2020

“With the hatred and unrest in this country, we must classify these careers as a protected class. Attacks against our peace officers are absolutely a hate crime because they are targeted based on their profession.”

Dancing Skeleton Meadery to debut at the Route 66 Blowout

September 8, 2020

Honey wine—known as mead—is the fastest-growing segment of it’s kind in North America, and Dancing Skeleton is only the second mead producer in the state.

New Green Bay Packaging Plant to be built in Town West

August 28, 2020

The new 550,000 sq. ft. “super-plant” will replace GBP’s current plant in Tulsa. GBP has operated a plant in Tulsa for over 50 years.

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OSDH Announces Plan to Provide COVID-19 Testing for Teachers

August 21, 2020

OSDH in partnership with the Oklahoma Department of Education has developed a plan to provide optional monthly testing COVID-19 testing of Oklahoma teachers and support employees.

Sen. Leewright, Rep. Phillips elected co-chairs of Rural Broadband Expansion Council

August 19, 2020

The council was created through House Bill 4018, the Rural Broadband Expansion Act. Leewright was principal Senate author of the legislation and Phillips was principal House author, with the goal of improving broadband access throughout rural Oklahoma.

FEMA Announces Lost Wages Grant to Oklahoma

August 19, 2020

FEMA’s grant funding will allow Oklahoma to provide those unemployed due to COVID-19 $300 per week on top of their regular unemployment benefit.