Stigler, OK – Transfer of Ten Commandments monument
STIGLER, Okla. (AP) A Ten Commandments monument has been moved from it location outside the Haskell County Courthouse in Stigler.
Muskogee Marble and Granite transferred the monument Wednesday morning to property in front of the American Legion building about 75 to 85 feet away. Janice Williams of the Stigler Chamber of Commerce says the granite structure was moved without incident and with little fanfare.
Tulsa, OK – The 21, 4-by-4-foot medallions to be featured on the north and west faces of ONEOK Field will be installed beginning at 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 17. There are seven design themes that will be repeated to portray Tulsa's Art Deco influence, including the City of Tulsa emblem, a drilling rig, the ONEOK Field logo, the historic Greenwood district, the Tulsa Drillers logo, the establishment of Major League Baseball and Jackie Robinson.
Tulsa, OK – The nation's prison population dropped for the first time in 40-years. But that is not the case in Oklahoma. A Pew Research Report says Oklahoma's prison population increased two-point-one percent last year.
Tulsa, OK – Commissioner John Smaligo, chairman of the Tulsa County Public Facilities Authority (generally known as the Fair Board) today announced the formation of the Driller Stadium Property Marketing Committee. The committee will solicit specific business proposals for use of the land occupied by the stadium at the corner of 15th and Yale.
Stigler, OK – Transfer of Ten Commandments monument scheduled
STIGLER, Okla. (AP) A Ten Commandments monument that's outside the Haskell County Courthouse in Stigler is scheduled to be moved.
City officials say the monument is to be moved Wednesday about 11 a.m. by Muskogee Marble and Granite.
The monument was placed at the courthouse in 2004 but a federal appeals court ruled it is an unconstitutional endorsement of religion. The U.S. Supreme Court recently refused to hear an appeal of the appeals court ruling.