Anadarko, OK – Prosecutor warns clergy after pastor killing
ANADARKO, Okla. (AP) An Oklahoma district attorney has warned pastors to take security precautions in a town where a preacher was brutally killed inside her own church.
Prosecutor Bret Burns held a closed-door session with the pastors on Wednesday to talk about the case. The body of 61-year-old Carol Daniels was found Sunday in the Christ Holy Sanctified Church in Anadarko. A preliminary autopsy found she died of "multiple sharp force injuries."
Tulsa, OK – U. S. Rep. Mary Fallin and Subcommittee Chairman Jason Altmire, D-Pa., held an official Congressional field hearing to examine how national energy policy affects small businesses, including those in the energy sector and those who are affected by the rising cost of energy.
The two hour hearing was held on the OSU-Tulsa campus
Picher, OK – City offices in Picher set to close next week
PICHER, Okla. (AP) The city offices in the mining-scarred town of Picher in far northeastern Oklahoma are set to close next week.
Mayor Tim Reeves says the town is expected to shut down on Sept. 1 and that there will be no city government after that. The last group of Picher residents are preparing to move from the Ottawa County town.