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 By Patti Poteete    Columns    April 25, 2019 

She's Dieting, But He's Losing The Weight

I am dieting and Mr. Right is losing weight. It’s depressing. I’ve cut back on carbohydrates...

 

Secret Society Castigates Male Educators

I had joined The Order of the Red Red Rose in 1967 while teaching and coaching at Minco. The Order...

 

Senate Notes

When I first came to the Senate, we still were dealing with huge budget shortfalls — some of it...

 
 By Sen. Ron Sharp    Columns    April 25, 2019 

Senate Review

I was disappointed when my HB 1953 wasn’t approved last week. It would’ve allowed state... Full story

 

Capitol Report

Last week was a successful but busy week. There have been several bills that have taken the front...

 
 By Nick Lazzaro    Columns    April 25, 2019 

Night Sky Report

After a few good nights of viewing, the spring weather is moving in with the final week of April see...

 
 By Larry Hart    Columns    April 25, 2019 

Downhome Christian

Today’s column is the last in a series examining the resurrection of Jesus the Christ. So far we...

 

Tomorrow We Will Remember It All Again Tomorrow

Tomorrow morning we will take time to remember a tragic event that scarred our landscape and our...

 

Holy Week: Message Of Unconditional Love

Holy Week is the most joyous time of the year. It is also the saddest time of the year. On this...

 

Senate Review

The greatest political struggle at the Capitol isn't the ideological differences between Democrats...

 

Capitol Report

Last week the Oklahoma House reviewed and voted on several Senate Bills. This week we will be in...

 

Senate Notes

Thursday, April 11, marked the deadline for Senate Committees to vote on bills sent over from the...

 
 By Larry Hart    Columns    April 18, 2019

Downhome Christian

This is the third column in a series concerning the resurrection of Jesus the Christ. So far, we...

 

Golden Age Center

Thanks again to all those who have said they enjoy my column! I am not the first columnist for the...

 

Now She Listens For The Pure Enjoyment Of It

My refrigerator sounds like a tree frog. Every 17 seconds it lets out a tiny, soft croak. The sound...

 

She Made Better Choices After Hugging Trees

In August of 1997, while attending open house at my school, I met a woman who would forever impact...

 

Senate Review

For yet another year, the Oklahoma legislature was unable to meet its statutory requirement to fund...

 

Senate Notes

We’re more than halfway through the 2019 legislative session at this point. We’ve got less...

 

Learning Lessons Of The Long-Ago Oil Boom

On April 5, 1974, the Bertha Rogers Number 1 near Elk City reached a depth of more than 31,400 feet...

 

Deadlines Help Keep Legislative Work On Track

In order to help make sure members of the House and Senate stay on track with their work on...

 

Capitol Report

Last week House Members met in committees to start reviewing and voting on Senate Bills. I am the...

 

Senate Review

Oklahoma has seven public employee pension systems. The legislature has been working hard in recent...

 
 By Larry Hart    Columns    April 4, 2019

Downhome Christian

The most startling claim of Christianity is our emphasis on the literal death, burial and...

 

Tecumseh Golden Age Center

March always seems so long to me, coming after February that only has 28 days. It had five weekends...

 

After Six Months, It's Time For Running Water

It's been approximately six months since we've had running water, hot or cold, in the house....

 

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