News

Single parents of basic training battalion speak about their experiences of being a parent, a soldier, and the relationship within formation

FORT SILL, OK — Being a drill sergeant in the Army can be a hard but rewarding experience. Community usually can see just one part of it – when the newest soldiers graduate Basic Combat Training (BCT), standing tall and proud in the formation behind their drill sergeant at the graduation ceremony.

NCO credits training for saving child

FORT SILL, OK — After a frantic knock on his door, training and quick thinking by a noncommissioned officer prevented tragedy for his Fort Sill neighbor.

Southwest Enterprises hosts fund raiser

Southwest Enterprises, an employment and activity program for adults with disabilities, is in the midst of a fund raiser.

Blair farmers recognized for high cotton yields

BLAIR, OK — Jason and Lacee Wallace and Kelby and Macie Wallace with Wallace Brothers were recognized for their high cotton yields as part of BASF’s Stoneville® Legacy Club™.
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
OLUSTEE, OK — Olustee-Eldorado traveled to OKSE (Oklahoma Scholastic Esports) state tournament for Halo Infinite on Saturday, April 16.
ALTUS, OK — Altus is going to national archery competition next week.
Altus High School hosted the Bob Hart Invitational Track and Field Classic on Friday. In very windy weather the Altus High Lady Bulldogs took the team title over Lawton Eisenhower while the Bulldogs finished second to Lawton Ike.
Opinion
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.
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — This past week marked the 27th anniversary of the Alfred P. Murrah Building bombing – an incredibly dark day in our state’s history. Known as the worst case of domestic terrorism in the United States, this senseless act took the lives of 168 of our fellow Oklahomans.
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK —     We’ve officially completed our committee work for this session, with the exception of bills that will move through the Joint Committee on Appropriations and Budget (JCAB) as we continue working on the budget.