Chickasha Democrat Rep. David Perryman announced Monday that he won’t seek a fifth-consecutive term for House District 56. The southwest Oklahoma district includes the towns of Anadarko, Chickasha, Fort Cobb, Minco and Pocasset.
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The Seattle Seahawks will be without defensive lineman Jarran Reed for the first six games of the season after he was suspended by the NFL on Monday for violating the league’s personal conduct policy.
Three Improve Our Tulsa public meetings are scheduled to receive comments on the revised proposal for the renewal of Improve Our Tulsa, the City’s basic streets and infrastructure program.
“Poor, black and brown students in my community don’t see the same stuff upper-class students do. When we get out of high school, we go straight into the workforce. The idea of college is a distant one. Teachers cannot solve this issue by themselves.”
“Our history has shown us that entrepreneurship is something that not only builds community but strengthens them in a way that no other industry can do.”
A Texas judge has temporarily blocked the city of Fort Worth from hiring a replacement for its fired police chief. A state district judge issued a restraining order Friday, July 19, 2019, that bars the city from hiring a new chief for 14 days as Joel Fitzgerald contests his May firing.
The founders of Oklahoma’s largest virtual charter school embezzled millions of dollars in state funds through an illegal scheme that involved the use of “ghost students” to artificially inflate enrollment numbers, investigators allege.