Oklahoma City, OK – Barresi, education board to discuss duties MURRAY EVANS,Associated Press
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The state Board of Education and state Superintendent Janet Barresi are set to meet for the first time since Gov. Mary Fallin signed into law a bill stripping the board of most of its powers.
The board meeting scheduled for Monday had been set for April 28 but was postponed because of the lack of a quorum.
Tulsa, OK – Police in Tulsa say children uncovered a methamphetamine lab while exploring a creek at a park in west Tulsa.
The children came upon the meth lab Saturday at Reed Park. Police say one of the children looked through the chemical containers and told his father about what he saw. Police arrived to find the meth lab and drug paraphernalia.
A hazardous materials unit was summoned to clean up the site.
Konawa, OK – 1 dead, 7 in hospital after Oklahoma drug overdose
KONAWA, Okla. (AP) Authorities say one person is dead and seven are in the hospital after overdosing on a hallucinogenic drug in Konawa.
Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation spokeswoman Jessica Brown said authorities received an emergency call about 1:30 a.m. Saturday from a Konawa residence. She says they found eight people ranging in age from 19 to their early 20s suffering from severe drug toxicity.