Preliminary results from this school year's third-grade Oklahoma Core Curriculum Test (OCCT) reading test show that almost one third of Tulsa Public School students can't read well enough to match fourth grade levels.
Tulsa County District Attorney Steve Kunzweiler has asked the state Attorney General to appoint another prosecutor to coordinate any investigation of the Tulsa County Sheriff's Office and any potential grand jury "in order to protect the integrity of the investigative process."
President Obama is doing a lousy job of protecting America and should be replaced – but not by Hillary Clinton.
Gov. Mary Fallin, Senate President Pro Tempore Brian Bingman and House Speaker Jeff Hickman agreed on a new state budget for fiscal year 2016 for $7,138,920,521, which is $74,300,000.00 (1 percent) less than this year
The Oklahoma Senate gave final legislative approval to a plan to complete the over-budget American Indian Cultural Center and Museum in Oklahoma City.
State Senate Pro Tem Brian Bingman, R-Sapulpa, pushed for the state to fund the Oklahoma Museum of Popular Culture in Tulsa.
Add Keystone Chevrolet to the Tulsa businesses promoting homosexuality.
The Tulsa World is having a harder time disguising its hatred for Republicans.
The New York Times reported recently that the Vatican has concluded a treaty to recognize Palestinian statehood, a symbolic but significant step welcomed by Palestinians but upsetting to the Israeli government.
Three and a half years ago, The Lord spoke to me in a surprising way. A sharp, rolling earthquake had just hit Oklahoma, rattling our homes and our nerves as it passed with an audible roar.
Every child should learn how to swim.
This is an article I wrote for the July 2, 2009, issue of the Tulsa Beacon regarding the conclusion of the PlaniTulsa comprehensive planning done by the urban planning consultant John Fregonese, and the initiation of the re-writing of the new Tulsa Zoning Code.
As Bloomburg reported, consumer confidence "unexpectedly" fell in May by the most in more than two years. Americans seemed worried on all fronts.
An Associated Press story appeared on May 16 in the Tulsa daily paper which was headlined: "Judges' rulings a setback for coal mines." It carried a sub- headline of: "Agency is told to review how burning coal impacts global warming."It struck me from the wording of the two headings that the writers had bought into the fantasy of mankind-caused "global warming" hook, line and sinker.
You know the old saying, "You can lead a horse to water, but you can't make him tap dance"? That's how I felt when I was approached by a traveling evangelist to join his team.
Oklahoma State (37-18) will play St. John's (39-14) on Friday at 6 p.m. and ORU (41-14 will face Arkansas (35-22) at noon Friday in Stillwater in the first round of the 2015 NCAA Baseball Championship.
Legendary Harlem Globetrotter Marques Haynes – considered by many to be the greatest basketball dribbler of all-time – died of natural causes last week in Plano, Texas, at the age of 89. He passed away peacefully with family and friends in his presence.
The American Athletic Conference announced the basketball conference opponents for the 2015-16 season, and Tulsa will play eight opponents twice, including defending champion SMU, UConn, Cincinnati and Temple.
A University of Tulsa throwback football helmet that was worn in the 2011 season will be displayed as part of a new exhibit at The College Football Hall of Fame and Chick-fil-A Fan Experience in Atlanta, Georgia.
On May 2-3, the Tulsa Youth Rowing Association competed at the U.S. Rowing Central District Youth Rowing Championships in Oklahoma City.
A Christian family combines hospitality with some of the best fly fishing in America in Southern Missouri
DORA, Mo. - Myron and Ann McKee have built an oasis in the Ozarks in Southwest Missouri that is famous for fly fishing but offers so much more.
BRANSON, Mo. – People like to look up to Janice Martin.
BRANSON, Mo. – There’s always something new in Branson but one thing is not new – a deep sense of patriotism and love for America.
BRANSON, Mo. – Two aspects of the production of Jonah by Sight & Sound Theater here are particularly striking.