7 sheriff candidates take part in forum

Seven announced candidates for the unexpired term of Tulsa County Sheriff Stanley Glanz made their pitches at a forum sponsored by the Tulsa County Republican Men’s Club on October 30.

Texting while driving is now illegal

On November 1, Oklahoma officially became the 46th state to ban texting while driving, a law that legislators say is as an effort to make Oklahoma roadways safer by reducing the number of distracted drivers.

Teegarden announces for Senate 39

Former small business owner and licensed insurance producer Amanda Teegarden has formally announced her candidacy for State Senate District 39. 

Getting ready for budget cutbacks

Gov. Mary Fallin is issuing executive orders for the heads of state authorities, boards and commissions to begin plans to cut their budgets by 10 percent in light of the impending revenue shortfalls.

Tulsa school failure unacceptable

Fifty-two schools – mostly elementaries – in Tulsa Public Schools got failing grades in the 2015 A-F Report Cards from the Oklahoma Department of Education.

Letter: New ideas for public education now

Oklahoma currently has 517 schools districts, down from 544. Of the 517 districts, 131 of the districts have fewer than 250 students. Each of these districts requires a school superintendent.  

Making Matters Worse

If you just arrived from Mars, you might want to know how things are going in Oklahoma. On what fronts?

Iowa State is a bigger challenger after shutting out Texas

After swamping Kansas 62-7 in Lawrence, No. 14 Oklahoma is supposed to have an easy time with Iowa State at home before facing the top teams in the Big 12 – Baylor, TCU and Oklahoma State – in a row to finish the regular season.