Beloved music icon Roy Clark passes at 85

Roy Clark

TULSA:  Roy Clark, the legendary ‘superpicker’ GRAMMY, CMA and ACM award winner, Country Music Hall of Fame and Grand Ole Opry member and co-host of the famed ‘Hee Haw’ television series, died today at the age of 85 due to complications from pneumonia at home in Tulsa, Okla.

Roy Clark’s decade-defying success could be summed up in one word — sincerity.  

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Illinois River states active collaboration

The Lower Illinois River below Lake Tenkiller is one of only two year-round trout fisheries in Oklahoma .

Oklahoma and Arkansas state agencies on Wednesday announced the completion of a memorandum of agreement committing both states to future collaboration in addressing water quality concerns related to the Illinois River focused on science-based regulation and permitting.  Continue reading