Rally for marriage, against abortion


U.S. Rep. Jim Bridenstine, R-Oklahoma, State Rep. Dan Fisher, R-Yukon, and several pastors will speak at the Protect Life and Marriage Rally at the State Capitol on October 25. Pastors Paul Blair, Kevin Clarkson, Blake Gideon and others will speak. The afternoon rally begins at 4 p.m. on the south lawn of the Capitol and […]

New York liberal organizations contest passage of pro-life laws in Oklahoma


The Center for Reproductive Rights has be a party to or supported at least seven court actions since 2010 to promote unrestricted abortion in Oklahoma. In September, the center filed another lawsuit, this one against Senate Bill 642, which is scheduled to take effect November 1. SB643, by Sen. Greg Treat, R-Oklahoma City, and Rep. […]

Many candidates announcing for TC sheriff’s race


The resignation of Tulsa County Sheriff Stanley Glanz after his indictment by a grand jury prompted Gov. Mary Fallin to call a special for April 5 to replace him. Candidate filing will take place December 7-9 with a primary election on March 1. Several Tulsans, John Fitzpatrick, Dan Miller, Jim Rice, Jason Jackson, Luke Sherman […]

Dr. Albert Mohler at South Tulsa Baptist October 21st


Dr. Albert Mohler, president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, will be at South Tulsa Baptist Church at 6:30 p.m on October 21 to discuss the Biblical Worldview. Mohler is one of the most sought-after columnists and speakers in the nation. Mohler has been recognized by such influential publications as Time and Christianity Today as […]

State revenues continue to drop


State tax revenues for the last 12-month period have dropped for the first time in five years, according to Oklahoma State Treasurer Ken Miller. Collections for September were 4.6 percent lower than September last year and the 12-month collections were .5 percent below the previous year. This is the fifth consecutive time the monthly comparison […]

Author Bob Ford at Omni group


The Omni Book Club of Tulsa will host author Bob Ford, who wrote The Black Cat 2-1 about his experiences as a helicopter pilot during the War in Vietnam. Ford will speak at 10:30 a.m. October 26 at Ranch Acres Baptist Church, 3143 S. Jamestown. The public is invited. Through first-hand accounts, Black Cat 2-1 […]

End-of-life issues at public library


Tulsa City-County Library and Clarehouse, a nonprofit community for the dying, are partnering to offer a series of free public programs to discuss end-of-life issues. “Dying: Can We Talk?” is three interactive programs addressing the widespread need for education in goals-of-care planning and navigating the health-care system. “Human beings don’t do death very well.  Intellectually […]

Inhofe, Lankford support changes to Obamacare


U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe, R-Oklahoma, praised Congress for working to send the Protecting Affordable Coverage for Employees (PACE) Act (HR1624) to the president’s desk, which was enacted into law. HR1624 is the companion legislation to Sen. Tim Scott’s, R-South Carolina, S1099, of which Inhofe is a cosponsor. “As seen with the enactment of the PACE […]

Talirally Oct. 17 in Arkansas and in Oklahoma


The Talimena Scenic Drive Association (TSDA) has announced the return of the TaliRally on October the 17. This year’s event will be along the Talimena National Scenic Byway (Highway 1/ Highway 88) with events in Talihina, Oklahoma, and in Mena, Arkansas. Proceeds will benefit the Talimena Scenic Drive Association in its effort to support the […]

Inhofe to Obama: screen the refugees from war-torn Syria


U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe, R-Oklahoma, senior member of the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC), sent a letter to President Obama on Sept. 25 calling for a strong vetting process of Syrian refugees eligible to be resettled in the United States and for prioritization of orphaned children and persecuted religious minority groups. In the letter, Inhofe […]