By Butch Morris
White noise. Have you ever heard this term? White noise is background noise you get used to and ignore. Thatâ€™s what Washington politicians do to us on a regular basis.
They put out things, such as this sequester business, and talk about it so much that we begin to ignore it. Then they usually have their way with it. and that is usually not the best thing for us.
The Oklahoma Wildlife Conservation Commission met Feb. 5 and voted to approve a slate of hunting and fishing related rule changes to go into effect this year. Some of the Commission's most notable actions at its meeting included unanimously withdrawing a proposal to change the structure of the antlered deer harvest limit, rejecting a proposal to lower the age limit on youth deer and turkey season participation, creating a new fall turkey hunting opportunity for youth and amending a proposal to change rules regarding the transportation of bait.
By Butch Morris
The Tea Party meeting is this Friday night! We havenâ€™t had one since October. I for one am looking forward to it.
The reason we have been off for the last nearly 3 months is because of the holidays in November and December. Not because of the presidential election. Even though that is a sad thing to a conservative and obviously to most Oklahomans. 70% of us voted for the other guy.
By Verne Jackson
The Pushmataha County Historical Society research volunteers are becoming familiar with their new microfilm scanner and are answering most requests for information we may have on film. The backlog of requests was getting quite large while we were without a means of scanning the film and then printing the information. Most of this is done on Tuesdays from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. when our researchers are on duty. Our other days of operation are Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m.
By Janet Barresi, State Superintendent of Public Instruction
Friday, Jan. 4, 2013
Now that weâ€™ve started the New Year, high school seniors and their parents should turn their full attention toward making sure they are prepared for life beyond high school.
By United States Department of Agriculture
Oklahoma City, OK - The condition of small grains and canola across Oklahoma continued to deteriorate under the protracted drought, according to the Oklahoma Crop Weather report issued today by USDA-NASS Oklahoma Field Office. Seventy percent of rye, 65 percent of canola and 61 percent of wheat were rated poor to very poor at the end of December.
Every time there is a school shooting or a shooting in a mall there is a lot of activity on the social media sites and the news about what to do about all of this "gun violence". As a former Marine who spent many years participating in and training in physical security of DOD assets and anti-terrorism, I can assure you that this is a multifaceted issue one of which are NOT new gun laws.
7 Steps to a Pain-free Life: How to Rapidly Relieve Back and Neck Pain by Robin McKenzie.
The Black Box by Michael Connelly.
Charmed. Bridal jitters / by Jayne Castle -- Man in the mirror / by Julie Beard -- Tangled dreams / by Lori Foster -- Pandora's bottle / by Eileen Wilks.
Dale Brown's Dreamland: Strike Zone by Dale Brown. The Dreamland force, having averted a nuclear threat from Asia, faces an even greater peril when radar data reveals the presence of a robot warplane with frightening capabilities and unknown origins.
Hard to Handle by Diana Palmer.
(OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla.) â€“ Oklahoma roadways are expected to be busy during the upcoming holidays, and the Oklahoma Highway Safety Office is urging drivers to take extra precautions to keep themselves and their passengers safe.
by Trooper Tommy Allen
It's winter time again and you know what they say about Oklahoma weather, if you don't like it just wait awhile and it will change soon. We never know what the weather is going to be or how much of it we may get. I would like to give out a few safety tips and a checklist to keep in mind this winter.
INSPECT YOUR TIRES