Category Archives: Local

Annual welding competition names champion

2017 Winner Jared Jacquot with TWS Officials

Saturday, Tulsa Welding School (TWS) – the largest welding school in the U.S. – welcomed nearly 200 high school seniors from across the country for its annual Welding Competition.

In the fierce competition, Jared Jacquot of South County Technical High School in Saint Louis was named Grand Champion. Each participant received a $500 scholarship to TWS to continue their education and training, and Jacquot walked away with a full tuition scholarship. Continue reading

Tulsa prosecutors awarded for advocacy

District Attorney Steve Kunzweiler recognized nine Tulsa prosecutors Friday with the Top Gun Trial Advocacy Award. The award is given to top prosecutors in recognition of their contribution to public safety for the citizens of Tulsa County as outstanding Trial Advocates.

“I could not be more proud of the hard, and sometimes grueling, work my prosecutors do each and every day on behalf of the citizens of Tulsa County.  The level of dedication that these prosecutors show toward the pursuit of justice is commendable,” said District Attorney, Steve Kunzweiler. Continue reading

Red Cross issues urgent plea

The American Red Cross urgently needs blood donors to make an appointment to give this winter so that patients can continue to receive lifesaving treatments.

Michael Harper knows how critical it is to have a readily available blood supply. “I used over 300 units of blood when I was younger after an auto accident. Blood donations helped save my life,” he said. “Now, I would like to donate as much or more than I have received.” Continue reading

Kathy Taylor is back at City Hall

Analysis:  It is ironic that America overwhelmingly voted populist in 2016, but for Mayor the City of Tulsa went elitist in the election of G. T. Bynum.  Of course, the daily rag and other leftist attempts at journalism hail the result, but during the campaign, Bynum (Republican) became angry at any suggestion that former-mayor Democrat operative/money bags Kathy Taylor supported his campaign. Whatever, Kathy Taylor is now Chief of Economic Development for the City of Tulsa. Surprise. Bynum lied straight up.

Yes Taylor, the one that drove Tulsa near bankruptcy. The pushy memo writing attorney that left us a city hall we couldn’t afford and promised to sell unused city property that never sold. You know – the DemoRAT tool of big money and union bosses, Kathy Taylor, Tulsa’s mayor from 2006 through 2009.  Continue reading

DA Kunzweiler: Inmate trust audit results

An investigative audit regarding the Tulsa County Sheriff’s Office Inmate Trust Account, which was requested by the Tulsa County District Attorney’s Office in January of 2016, was provided and released Monday by the Office of the Oklahoma State Auditor and Inspector.  This report documents significant deficiencies that existed with respect to the inmate trust account during the past decade at the Sheriff’s Office.  Continue reading