Category Archives: Local

Muscogee (Creek) Nation dedicates hospital

The Muscogee (Creek) Nation held a ribbon cutting on a new 118,075 square-foot Okemah Creek Nation Community Hospital and dedicated the facility to all tribal citizens, the community of Okemah and area residents Friday.

The facility is only one of two Indian-owned hospitals in Oklahoma that serves the general public with the other being the MCN Medical Center in Okmulgee, Okla.  Continue reading

Helmerich & Payne, Inc. announces results

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 offers 353 events in OK

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

Golden Gloves State Championship in Tulsa

Neida Ibarra, Tulsa Golden Gloves Competitor

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

Progressives train to take over Tulsa

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