Helmerich & Payne, Inc. (NYSE:HP) this morning reported net income of $500 million or $4.55 per diluted share from operating revenues of $564 million for the first quarter of fiscal 2018. Net income per diluted share includes $4.57 of after-tax gains comprised of select items(4), the most significant of which is a non-cash gain of approximately $501 million related to a reduction of H&P’s deferred income tax liability as a result of applying the new corporate tax rate enacted by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act(5). Continue reading
School Choice Week began in Oklahoma and across America this Sunday, with the goal of raising awareness about the options that parents have for their children’s education.
The Week will feature 353 events and activities across the Sooner State, including open house events at schools, school fairs, homeschool information sessions, and other celebrations. Continue reading
The Oklahoma Golden Gloves State Championship will be held January 27 & 28 at the Greenwood Cultural Center in Tulsa. Male and female amateur boxers ages 17-40 from around the state will compete in this two-day district feeder tournament, with state champions to be determined in each weight division. Winners will advance to face the corresponding Kansas championship team in the regional tournament in Wichita this April. Continue reading
The Incorruptibles, a political training organization working to get progressive candidates in the mold of Bernie Sanders elected to local office nationwide in 2018, brings its barnstorming message to Oklahoma on the weekend of January 19-21. The group will lead workshops in Oklahoma City, Tulsa and Norman. Continue reading
County Commissioners voted Monday to purchase the Community Care Building at 218 W. 6th Street. Officials have been in discussions and negotiations with the owner, Ascension, for several months.
After due diligence and study, county officials and Ascension agreed to a $11.5 million sale price with a donation of furniture, fixtures and equipment from Ascension. Continue reading