Oklahoma is second highest in the nation for rates of mental illness and substance use. We have been in the bottom four in the country in rates of funding for treatment services. We have all read of severe impending cuts in the budgets of both Medicaid and the Oklahoma Department of Mental H…
People today are taking a greater interest in how their food is produced. But they're also confused about the role of antibiotics in meat production. It's actually quite simple — produce healthy livestock, get safe food. But lately, there's been a lot of conversation around "antibiotic-free" meat.
Tishomingo has been in the news over the past two months for all the wrong reasons — flash floods, homes flooded, lives torn up, bridges closed, bridges open, bridges lost. Each week brought more rain than the area usually sees in an entire year. Approximately 50 inches in less than two mon…
The U.S. is close to an important regional trade negotiation with Trans-Pacific Partnership. But getting TPP over the finish line requires passage of Trade Promotion Authority, which defines U.S. negotiating objectives and priorities for trade agreements and establishes notification requirem…
(Sen. Frank) Simpson (District 14) didn't want to classify HB 1775 as a "tax" on aggregates because he couldn't call it what it really is. It is thievery. It was a taking of private property or also known as stealing private property.
Oklahomans are losing their freedoms, one local-control issue at a time. And why? To satisfy certain lobbies like the tobacco and the oil and gas industries.
This Week's Circulars
- Sentence modified in '87 rape case; Lott released
- Ada woman injured in Garvin County collision
- Newberry takes over Konawa football program
- Students offer advice for teachers
- New salary schedule includes pay raises for Ada teachers
- Ada resident injured in fatal collision
- Sulphur woman injured in two-vehicle collision
- Gray Real Estate makes a home on Main Street
- 2018 Fireball Memorial Classic half marathon results
- Medical marijuana advocates criticize new regulations