Tulsa, OK – The Tulsa City Council tables a proposal to create a savings account. The emergency fund will come up again next week. Some councilors favor the proposal so that the city would have a reserve account to draw upon in lean financial times.
City Hall and other City offices will be closed on Friday, April 2, for Good Friday. Public safety and mission critical operations, however, will operate as normal. Residents who need assistance with a water emergency may call 596-9488 day or night, and for a sewer problem call 669-6100.
Trash service in Tulsa also will operate as normal on Friday, including any scheduled curbside recycling.
Tulsa, OK – On Wednesday March 31, 2010 Members of the Oklahoma Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) will be raising funds from 6:00 AM to 8:30 AM at several locations in the Tulsa Metro Area. The funds will be collected to support the continuing care of 6 year old Jeremiah Mitchell, who was affected by the bacterial meningitis outbreak at the Oolagah/Talala schools.
Tulsa,OK – Darrell Hall is the new coach of Booker T. Washington High School. Hall, previously the head football coach of the Star Spencer Bobcats in Oklahoma City, led his team to a 4A state title last season.
"He's been very successful at Star Spencer, where he's been the head coach for over a half a decade," said Dr. Stephanie Spring, the district's athletic director. "He won the state championship there this year and he'll bring a competitive attitude and the expectation of winning to BTW. I look forward to great things to come."