Category Archives: Local

Top-Tier Corps take field in Broken Arrow

Drum Corps International (DCI) will be in Broken Arrow for the Tour of Champions – Oklahoma on Tuesday, July 17 at Broken Arrow Memorial Stadium.

The show is presented by Drums of Summer and is part of the 2018 Summer Tour that includes 109 shows in 37 states with 47 drum corps on the road to World Championship Finals in Indianapolis August 11. Continue reading

Route 66 tour stops in Tulsa, OKC & El Reno

The National Trust for Historic Preservation has named Route 66 to its National Treasures portfolio will pursue National Historic Trail status for one of “America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places.” The centerpiece of the campaign is a month-long road trip in Tulsa today to help preserve the “Main Street of America.” 

This morning, you may join the tour at a morning meet up at the Meadow Gold Sign, 1324 E. 11th St., Tulsa. Continue reading

Bass Reeves Western History Conference

Bass Reeves, U.S. Deputy Marshal on the frontier.

Muskogee, Okla. – The Bass Reeves Legacy Troupe will host the ninth annual Bass Reeves Western History Conference in Muskogee on July 27 and 28, 2018. Three Rivers Museum and the Martin Luther King Center will be host locations for the two-day event.

Conference tickets may be purchased at the website bassreevesconference.com or at Three Rivers Museum. Registration for the event will begin at 9:00 a.m. on Friday, July 27 at the museum. Continue reading

Tulsa ranks low in ‘effective’ management

In a new release from finance web site Wallethub.com 150 American cities were ranked in operating efficiency to measure the effectiveness of local leadership.  Oklahoma City ranks 10th in the nation.  Tulsa ranks 43rd.

Wallethub.com notes, “we can learn how well city officials manage and spend public funds by comparing the quality of services residents receive against the city’s total budget.”  Continue reading

Sign hypocrite Karen Gilbert

The Tulsa City Council betrays Democracy and the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution in an attempt to forbid political campaigning – literally at the grassroots level. They have empowered “brown shirt” civilian enforcement and one of the most arrogant elitist that voted for limiting freedom does not follow her own law. That is called hypocrisy.  Continue reading