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Leadership Oklahoma rappels down Fort Sill tower

FORT SILL — Up and coming leaders from across Oklahoma spent two days on Fort Sill learning what it takes to be a Soldier in today’s Army, June 17 -18, 2022.

Holiday weekend turns into adrenaline boost for Fort Sill EOD team

FORT SILL, OK — He was in the shower and had just started washing his hair June 21 when his duty phone began the familiar “buzz” of an incoming call. The phone only rings under specific circumstances and for Staff Sgt. Joshua Tapper that meant his bomb squad was needed.

Senate Notes

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — We convened in a special legislative session June 13-17, to approve more American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds for a slate of projects recommended by the Joint Committee on Pandemic Relief Funding. Our state received nearly $1.9 billion in ARPA dollars as part of a stimulus package approved by Congress during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Altus Rotary Grant to benefit Expo’s kitchen

ALTUS, OK — The Altus Rotary Club has been actively involved in the community for over 100 years.
Features
Fifty-two years later, the remaining veterans and survivors of the Battle of FSB Illingworth are still thankful for the lifetime granted to them by their fallen brothers.
“Preventing Sexual Assault: It’s time to talk about what we don’t talk about,” is the title of the U-Night workshop, to be held Thursday, April 14. Meet and greet with …
Sports
ALTUS, OK — The Pep Squeaker cheer event held this morning at the Altus City Gym was a rousing success.
NAVAJO, OK — Abby Bates has achieved what no athlete at Navajo has yet accomplished: a triple All-Stater.
Opinion
Calling all Conservatives. The real ones. Not the phonies. Ones whose cornerstone values are the Constitution, the rule of law, and institutions that make those possible. When are you going to …
OKLAHOMA CITY – House Speaker Charles McCall, R-Atoka, issued the following statement on providing inflation relief
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — While we were still busy this past week, it was nice to take a breather from April’s last legislative deadline and focus on some of our additional responsibilities here in the Senate. One of our duties is to approve executive nominations, which are Oklahomans the governor has appointed to our state’s numerous boards and commissions.