Rogers County voter deadline for school election

VoteMachineFriday, September 19th, is the last day to apply for voter registration in order to be eligible to vote in the October 13th Special Owasso School Election, Rogers County Election Board Secretary Julie Dermody said today.

Dermody said that persons who are United States citizens, residents of Oklahoma, and at least 18 years old may apply to become registered voters.

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Provost to Lead Workforce & Training Development

Brett Campbell

Brett Campbell

Dr. Brett Campbell, currently Provost at Tulsa Community College’s Southeast Campus, has been named Vice President for Workforce Development and Provost.

Campbell will assess workforce needs in Tulsa County and collaborate with area employers and workforce agencies to establish training programs and academic curriculum to prepare TCC students for future employment opportunities.

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Lawless Nation: Innocents are dying

HealthcareAlertPhysicians traditionally take the Oath of Hippocrates to preserve life to the best of their ability and judgment. Your doctor is supposed to be a “watchman” over health and life. Yet today, with rampant lawlessness on the part of our government leading to the death of hundreds of thousands of innocent human beings—from the most vulnerable unborn babies to America’s bravest warriors—physicians need to sound the trumpet. We cannot remain silent when life is at stake.

At one end of the spectrum the warriors that served our country here and abroad are denied prompt access to medical care when they need it, and many die waiting—either from disease or suicidal despair.

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Shock clinch playoff berth with two big wins

ShockFeaver1TULSA, OK—The bittersweet saga of the Tulsa Shock has a new and somewhat bizarre twist as for the first time in the six years in Tulsa (and their final year in Oklahoma) they will make the WNBA Playoffs.

They accomplished the feat by winning five straight, extending the Tulsa era record to 14.

The two wins this weekend boosting the Shock over the top and into the WNBA’s big dance were victories over the Los Angeles Sparks and the Indiana Fever – by all measure significant wins.

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Let states do the job Obama won’t: Sanction Iran

IranDealJokePresident Obama’s executive agreement with Iran is enormously controversial for good reason. Negotiated in coordination with Russia, China, France, Germany and the United Kingdom, the deal welcomes Iran as a participant in the world community conditioned only on marginal changes to its nuclear program.

It effectively allows Iran to maintain technology that would lead to a nuclear weapon, as well as continue its human-rights abuses, sponsoring of terrorism, imprisoning of American hostages, and threats to American allies, including Israel.

Fortunately, the U.S. states have the power to limit these threats, if they all choose to use it.

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