To the Editor:
Canadian County Sheriff Chris West hit the bull’s-eye when he said recently that lawmen and women every day put their lives on the line to protect and serve citizens. No doubt it’s one of the toughest jobs in our society. We should all be very thankful and grateful for the brave people who c…
Every day, Oklahoma’s sheriffs and deputies put themselves in the line of fire to serve, defend and protect public safety.
Action taken by Gov. Mary Fallin led to the creation of a higher education task force that has informed Redlands Community College and several other two-year schools they need to develop a plan for merging their boards with a four-year school.
Redlands Community College is a public school. Business it conducts is supposed to be done in public. Any discussion about it being merged with a larger school needs to be just as public.
Monday will mark the 72nd year in which El Reno High School students take Christmas gifts to military veterans at the VA Hospital in Oklahoma City.
Gov. Mary Fallin said last week she was “disappointed that we weren’t able to come to an agreement on a way to fix our structural issues within our state budget.”
After 42 chemo treatments for cancer plus three surgeries and numerous pokes and prods to your body, would you still have a smile on your face?
A couple of years ago this space praised the Canadian County commissioners for requesting the state auditor and inspector look through the books and operations of each county department.
Editor’s Note: El Reno Superintendent Craig McVay forwarded this column written by his counterpart in Lawton. The focus is on changes made to testing of Oklahoma students, and while the restructuring may appear unsettling, it’s actually an improvement and will better serve students. McVay sa…
EDITOR’S NOTE: Former U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn, former Oklahoma Gov. Frank Keating and former Oklahoma Secretary of State Larry Parman sent a letter to Oklahoma lawmakers.