Bob Stoops announces Jim Thorpe Award

As three of college football’s top defensive backs prepare to learn Thursday evening who among them will take home the coveted Paycom Jim Thorpe Award, it was announced today that former University of Oklahoma head football coach Bob Stoops will present the honor tonight on ESPN.  Continue reading

Supremes allows full travel ban

The Associated Press is reporting that the Supreme Court has ruled the Trump administration may fully enforce a ban on travel to the U.S. by residents of eight nations, six of which are mostly Muslim.

The justices, with two dissenting votes, said Monday that the policy can take full effect even as legal challenges against it make their way through the courts.     Continue reading

Extremes unite for trial attorney candidate

Attorney Gary L. Richardson, Candidate for Governor

Updated Editorial: When wing-tips of the political right and left promote the same candidate, Oklahoma voters of independent thought reasonably question why in the race for governor 2018.

Gary Richardson has been repeatedly profiled in positive ways by Bobby Lorton’s online cry for attention and by extremist blogger Al Gerhart best known for threatening legislators – those two about as far apart as possible politically. Continue reading

Ross Ford begins legislative service

Rep. Ross Ford, R-Broken Arrow, is sworn into office by District Court Judge Bill LaFortune

Ross Ford, of Broken Arrow, was sworn in before the House of Representatives to serve House District 76 on Tuesday.

Ford was elected in a special election held after the death of former Rep. David Brumbaugh in April.

“It is an honor to be selected by the voters of House District 76 to represent them,” said Ford, R-Broken Arrow. Continue reading