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 By Jacob Factor    Columns    May 21, 2020 

The Sports Memories Are The Very Best

It took quite a bit of time to figure out what to say about my time at the Countywide and Sun. Not...

 

Capitol Report

At the time of this article being crafted, and it ultimately being published, there are possible mod...

 
 By Sen. Ron Sharp    Columns    May 21, 2020 

Senate Review

With the end of session quickly approaching, we've been working nonstop trying to get through all...

 

Fishing Report

Thunderbird: May 10. Elevation normal, water 69 and stained. For current elevation conditions go to...

 
 By Suzie Campbell    Columns    May 14, 2020

Earning That Dollar Bill From Grandpa

Farmer Joe has moved into my home. I think he’s been lurking in the shadows for quite some time....

 

Building Up Rainy Day Fund Pays Off

The House last Thursday passed Senate Bill 1922, the general appropriations bill for Fiscal Year...

 
 By Patti Poteete    Columns    May 7, 2020

Consider All The Little Bits Of Joy

I sat in the garden and prayed today. After six weeks of self-inflicted isolation, it gets harder...

 
 By Sen. Ron Sharp    Columns    May 7, 2020

It's Another Devastating Budget Year

Our state is facing another devastating budget year. Between the economic fallout from the virus...

 
 By Arthenia Haney    Columns    May 7, 2020

Tecumseh Golden Age Center

As Mother’s Day comes and goes, our love for our mothers continues on. My mother, Thearl Lester...

 
 By Larry Hart    Columns    May 7, 2020

Downhome Christian

Thank you for the kind phone calls, and emails. I even got three handmade cards from some of my...

 

The Perils Of The Plague, COVID-19 Style

Where did Sunday go? Do we have one anymore? For that matter, where did Monday, Tues-day,...

 

Senate Notes

Much took place last week in state government. On Monday, the State Board of Equalization...

 

This Is The Time To 'Study Our Lesson'

As we continue to progress through this pandemic, I believe it is important to touch on some things...

 

The Real Crisis - We All Need Haircuts!

I need a haircut. My nails look like I’ve been gardening without gloves ... because I have. I...

 
 By Larry Hart    Columns    April 23, 2020

Downhome Christian

Recently God answered a prayer and gave me a miracle. Many of you know I was preparing to wade off...

 

Yes, April Is Indeed The Cruelest Month

(This column is reprinted from April 1995, in honor of the 25th anniversary of the Murrah building...

 

These Are Historic Times At The Capitol

Even though I have only been a legislator for a year and a half, I have witnessed and participated...

 

Senate Review

Last week, the legislature convened in regular and special session to stabilize this year’s...

 

Senate Notes

On Monday, April 6, we met in special session to consider the governor's health emergency declaratio...

 

Senate Review

The COVID-19 pandemic is sending shockwaves through our nation and state not only through health con...

 

Senate Notes

On April 2, Governor Stitt declared a health emergency in all 77 Oklahoma counties in response to...

 

Just Breathe

I attended my first video teleconference last week. Before the start of the virtual gathering, a spe...

 

Epic Times -Just Ask Charles Dickens

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times,  it was the age of wisdom, it was the age... Full story

 

The Many Lessons Of Jesus' Triumphant Procession Into Jerusalem

On October 26, 1922, fewer than 30,000 “black shirts” of the Fasci Italianidi Combattimento marched on Rome and demanded that King Victor...

 

Current Crisis Presents Major Challenges

Last week, the State Board of Education announced sweeping changes as a result of COVID-19. To...

 

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