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 By WAYNE TROTTER    Columns    July 11, 2019

Campaign Recalls Busing Song Memories

You gotta hand it to Joe Biden. Very few politicians have the ability to grab hold of a...

 
 By Sen. Ron Sharp    Columns    July 4, 2019

Senate Review

This year, America celebrates her 243rd birthday. As we celebrate July 4th, let’s not forget the p...

 
 By Patti Poteete    Columns    July 4, 2019

The Miracle Of Ten Thousand Fireflies On A Summer Evening

I love summertime — long days of sunshine, the heat, swimming, gardening, July Fourth and yard...

 
 By Larry Hart    Columns    July 4, 2019

Downhome Christian

This week’s column is the fourth in a series discussing con-artist preachers. I have already told...

 
 By Arthenia Haney    Columns    July 4, 2019

Tecumseh Golden Age Center

Who isn’t stressed? If you raised your hand, I think you were lying, because all of us face...

 

God Really Does Know What You Need

I woke up to quiet. It was 8:45 am and our house was quiet. There were no giggles coming from...

 

Oklahoma Checkbook Is Much Better

As you’ve probably heard by now, Gov. Stitt launched a new interactive, real-time website,...

 

It Was Tough, But It Was No To The Fur Baby

The puppy was adorable. Yes, all puppies are adorable, but this one was especially over the top, cut...

 

D.C. Trip Is Reminder Of Nation's Heritage

I enjoyed a wonderful trip to our nation’s capital, Washington D.C., this past week. I always...

 
 By Larry Hart    Columns    June 20, 2019

Downhome Christian

Recently, many area churches celebrated what is known as Pentecost Sunday. So, what is Pentecost...

 

Letter To Daddy Still Rings True Today

(Editor’s Note: This column first appeared here in Nov. 2000, almost 20 years ago. It seemed...

 
 By Patti Poteete    Columns    June 6, 2019

Dorothy Was Right - Home Is The Best

Oz’s Dorothy had it right, “There’s no place like home.” Be it Kansas, Oklahoma,...

 
 By Sen. Ron Sharp    Columns    June 6, 2019

Governor Signs Several Of Sharp's Bills

All together, the Governor has signed more than 450 bills into law. Throughout session, I talked...

 
 By Suzie Campbell    Columns    May 30, 2019

Grads, Get On Out There And Fail A Lot

As the month of May ends, a chapter closes for many students. I have attended way more graduations t...

 

Part II: The Frightening Flight From Phoenix

After our nerve wracking trip to Phoenix three days earlier, the NJCAA track meet was anti-climatic...

 

Eighty Years' Worth Of Fishing Tackle

We’re on the road again — Mr. Right, me, Noodles the Wonder Dog, and Clarabelle the Camper Van....

 

A Scary Flight To Phoenix Back In The Day

For the 1971 NJCAA track meet I decided to fly three of my athletes 1,150 miles across the south...

 

Senate Review

Session will wrap up this week. Some believe we only work on the budget during session but work...

 

Senate Notes

I believe education is one of Oklahoma's most important economic drivers. Having a well-educated...

 
 By Larry Hart    Columns    May 23, 2019

Downhome Christian

Not long ago the subject of con artist preachers came up. It was a rather enlightening conversation...

 

Golden Age Center

May 21 was graduation for Tecumseh High School. It seems only a few years ago that I was in high...

 
 By WAYNE TROTTER    Columns    May 16, 2019

Like They Say: The More Things Change …

After a lifetime of covering local governments in places as large as Memphis (Tennessee, not Texas)...

 
 By Sen. Ron Sharp    Columns    May 16, 2019

Senate Review

Senate Republicans announced a plan last Thursday that will be presented to the Governor and House...

 

Capitol Report

Here in the House I am hopeful that we will have a budget to be voted upon soon. Optimistically this...

 

Senate Notes

According to Oklahoma’s Constitution, the Legislature must complete its work and conclude all work...

 

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