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 By Alex Sloan    Columns    October 29, 2020 

Jot Down Dad's Advice, He May Be Right

When your dad says something, it's probably best to go ahead and write whatever it is down. This yea...

 

Sharp Reviews His Fight For Accountability And Transparency

This week, I'm continuing my overview of my efforts to improve accountability and transparency in...

 

Children Carry Scars For A Lifetime

Editor's note: October is Domestic Violence Awareness month. In 2009 the Countywide & Sun...

 

She's Dressing Up For Halloween Regardless

Halloween is coming! I suppose that announcement is unnecessary if you are a parent, grandparent or...

 

Sharp Reviews His Fight For Transparancy

The State Auditor recently released the first part of the audit of Epic Charter Schools. The last fe...

 

It Was Time To Stop Hiding And Ask For Help

Editor's note: October is Domestic Violence Awareness month. In 2009 the Countywide & Sun publis...

 

Lots Of Memories At The Hornbeck

One of my favorite summer childhood hangouts closed recently. The memories came flooding in when I h...

 

Interim Studies Help Prepare Legislators

This is the time of year when legislators are preparing for the upcoming session.  During the...

 

Things Had To Change -For The Kids' Sake, If Not Mine

Editor's note: October is Domestic Violence Awareness month. In 2009 the Countywide & Sun...

 

Taking A Look At State Highway Funding

By Sen. Roger Thompson Senate Appropriations Chair  You know it's a great day in Oklahoma when...

 

Guest Column: Former Gov. Brad Henry

People throughout the country are aware of Oklahoma's high incarceration rate. We know that a...

 

Leave Me Alone - I've Made Up My Mind!

Normally, I enjoy television commercials. Some are silly with street-smart, high-fiving squirrels an...

 

A National Balanced Budget? Not Likely

As a result of the 1944 Bretton Woods Agreement the U.S. dollar became the medium of the exchange...

 

Living The Horror Of Domestic Violence

Editor's note: October is Domestic Violence Awareness month. In 2009 the Countywide & Sun...

 

Tecumseh Golden Age Center

I say, " Hurray for vaccines." Researchers have feverishly been searching and testing vaccines to...

 

Protecting The Apples No Matter What

Before the sun peeked over the horizon, the rooster found his perch and let out a resounding...

 
 By Alex Sloan    Columns    October 1, 2020

A Winter Garden Can Be Very Rewarding

This week, it's time for an important (although belated) reminder! It's getting cool, so it's time t...

 

Senate Notes

As bill request deadlines are approaching in the Legislature, work at the State Capitol has...

 

Senate Review

Last session, the Oklahoma legislature once again expressed its dismay at Congress' out of control...

 

Night Sky Report

When the nights were clear, the viewing for September was pretty good; however, there were a number...

 

A Gnome And A Few Days In The Woods

This has been a tough year for everyone - global pandemic, wildfires, hurricanes, job losses,...

 

Speaking Of The Pandemic And RGB ...

Funny how time gets screwed up during a pandemic. I ran into Sharla Dyer the other day and it...

 

Senate Review

Oklahoma's Equalization Education Funding Formula is considered the fairest in the nation,...

 

Tecumseh Golden Age Center

No one looks forward to dying because it is usually the result of an illness or an accident or the...

 

Abandoned Puppy Parcels Try His Patience

I think we can all agree that other people are the worst, but that gives us no excuse to perpetuate...

 

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