News Briefs

April 17, 2014

STILLWATER – Gardeners all across the state are preparing soil, starting seeds or shopping for plants in preparation for a new gardening season. As the weather begins to warm up, gardening enthusiasts will start to see an increase in outdoor […]

April 17, 2014

(PRNewswire) – In a report by HomeownersInsurance.com, Oklahoma ranked as the most expensive state to insure a home. The report shows that homeowners in the state are paying $1,564, on average, for homeowners insurance. The data is based on the […]

April 17, 2014

Thousands of supporters, students, staff, parents and other well-wishers attended the groundbreaking ceremony March 13 for the new campus of Rejoice Christian Schools in Owasso. The new debt-free campus is possible due to a $50 million donation from the Gibbs […]

April 17, 2014

The World War II Holocaust is most often seen through a Jewish lens. However, many people are unaware that of the 11 million people who died in the Holocaust, five million were not Jewish. In fact, the first group targeted […]

April 17, 2014

An upcoming feature film, Mekko, will be produced in Oklahoma, according to Chief Film LLC and the Oklahoma Film & Music Office. The film tells the story of Mekko, a homeless Native American parolee trying to find his way in […]

April 17, 2014

Seven out of nine city councilors filed for re-election Monday, the first of three days of filing. The Tulsa Beacon will have the complete list in the April 24 edition. A primary election will be June 24 and a runoff, […]

March 27, 2014

Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of the Interior and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) alleging the FWS engaged in “sue and settle” tactics when the agency agreed to settle a […]

March 27, 2014

Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt has filed a lawsuit against a Chinese oil equipment supplier for selling equipment in Oklahoma at artificially low prices, gaining an unfair competitive advantage over lawfully licensed Oklahoma companies in violation of the state’s antitrust […]

March 27, 2014

Tulsa Community College enrolled 4,219 first-time freshman students in fall 2013, giving TCC more new freshman than any other public college or university in the state. The first-time college enrollment number reflects 1,520 Tulsa Achieves students entering college in fall […]

March 27, 2014

Teens who love libraries, books and technology may volunteer at their local library this summer as a member of the Teen Team. Tulsa City-County Library is accepting applications for Teen Team volunteers for the 2014 summer.  Applicants must be 13-15 […]