This weekend self-supremacy will be on full display at the Tulsa County Republican Convention and it is with great joy I find myself attending and voting without an agenda beyond Constitutional governance. I can be then, as former-mayor Kathy Taylor Lobeck once noticed I greatly enjoy; an equal opportunity aggravator.
Editor’s Intro:The New Year is a time to review and here we revisit how Tulsa Today’s Publisher began in journalism. Later he included stints as a daily reporter (city beat), talk show host, Vision 2025 public information manager and then communications consulting and management. This is what the Columbia Journalism Review, Graduate School of Journalism, Columbia University published in 1987. The headline: Who’s teaching whom at Tulsa Junior College? Rebecca L. Martin writing for CJR begins:
David Arnett was more interested in business than journalism when, at age thirty-two, he decided to go back to school. Continue reading →
With application season in full gear and college living costs reaching $26,200 per student for nine to 12 months, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2019’s Best & Worst College Towns & Cities in America as a follow-up on its College & University Rankings. Tulsa is the 10th worst for students. Continue reading →
UPDATED: 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 Thursday November 15 at the age of 85 due to complications from pneumonia at home in Tulsa, Okla.
‘Roy Clark’s Celebration of Life’ memorial will be open to the public on Wednesday, November 21 at 11:00am CT at Rhema Bible Church at 1025 W Kenosha St in Broken Arrow, OK (near Tulsa). The service will be streamed at rhema.org and on Rhema’s Facebook Page.Continue reading →
Broken Arrow artist Aubree Karner presents “Making Connections,” Nov. 8-29, in the PAC Art Gallery.
Karner was born in 1985 and has lived her whole life in Broken Arrow. After graduating from University of Arkansas in 2008 with a Bachelor’s of Fine Arts in Drawing, she worked in Tulsa in different positions at Philbrook Museum and Gilcrease Museum. Continue reading →