Stillwater, OK – OBN, Stillwater police make drug-related arrests
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) Stillwater police and Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics agents have announced 64 arrest warrants for people illegally buying pseudoephedrine.
Pseudoephedrine is a key component in making methamphetamine and customers are limited by state law to buying 9-grams per month without a prescription. It's found in many over-the-counter cold medications.
Oklahoma City, OK – Education board wants use of Rainy Day Fund now
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The state Board of Education is calling in a resolution for the immediate use of money from Oklahoma's Rainy Day Fund, citing dire funding circumstances for the state's schools.
Declining revenues have resulted in a 5 percent cut in allocations to all state agencies, and state Superintendent Sandy Garrett said Tuesday education has been even more hard hit because of a drop in revenue from a state fund set aside for education.
Tulsa, OK – Schnake Turnbo Frank | PR (STF | PR) and McAfee & Taft will present New Media University: Online or Out of Line? Social Media and Your Employees from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Nov. 17 at OSU-Tulsa.
Topics to be covered include an overview of the social media landscape, tools for implementing social media policy in the workplace and how engaging in social media helps or hurts a company's image and productivity.
Tulsa, OK – Okla. preacher, Ark. lawyer convicted in tax case
TULSA, Okla. (AP) An Oklahoma preacher and an Arkansas lawyer accused of conspiring to conceal the preacher's income from tax authorities have been convicted in federal court.
Lindsey Springer of Kellyville, Okla., and Oscar Stilley of Fort Smith, Ark., were charged in a March 10 indictment in U.S. District Court in Tulsa with conspiring to defraud the United States. Their convictions were announced Monday by the U.S. attorney's office.
Tulsa, OK – Ben Henneke, 95, president emeritus of The University of Tulsa, passed away on November 13. A celebration of his life and work was held in Sharp Chapel on November 20.
Dr. Henneke is the reason that KWGS exists. In the late forties, he was well-known as the host of "Going to College" which toured Oklahoma and neighboring states. This quiz show, heard over KVOO and KWGS, provided a four-year TU scholarship to the winner.
Guymon, OK – Oklahoma Department of Transportation crews in the Panhandle report slick and snow packed roads in Texas and Cimarron Counties. ODOT crews are out clearing and sanding/salting bridges and roadways as needed. While there are currently no roads closed, conditions are poor and motorists are asked to drive cautiously.