OKLAHOMA CITY–Official voter registration statistics released Friday show Independents are the fastest growing segment of the state’s electorate, State Election Board Secretary Paul Ziriax said.
Oklahoma’s official voter registration statistics are counted every year on January 15. Today’s count showed 1,978,807 registered voters as of Jan. 15, 2016.
Historical trends have continued …
OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma State Department of Education held its initial Superintendent’s Student Advisory Council Thursday. Sixty-seven students from across the state came together at the State Capitol to voice their concerns about the state of public education in Oklahoma.
Breckin Horton of Spiro was the only representative from LeFlore County
“This is …
ANDREW DALTON, Associated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) — An eye-popping and unprecedented Powerball jackpot whose rise to $1.6 billion became a national fascination will be split three ways.
The winners’ identities remain a mystery, but they bought their tickets in Florida, Tennessee and a Los Angeles suburb where even lottery losers were …
The number of students enrolled in Oklahoma public schools increased by more than 4,000 in 2015, continuing an annual upward trend.
A total of 692,670 students were enrolled in pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade at the start of the school year, an increase of 4,370 over the 2014 total of 688,300 and …
The Heavener School Board will hold its monthly meeting Monday at 6 p.m. at the Glenn Scott Educational Center.
Here is the agenda:
1. Opening flag salute
Call meeting to order and record members present
Principal report: Diane Cox and Aaron Alexander
Superintendent report: Ed Wilson
Consent agenda: All the following items which concern reports …
By CRAIG HALL
POTEAU—The LeFlore County commissioners approved a proclamation that would enable LeFlore County to be eligible to receive emergency disaster relief funding at the weekly meeting on Monday morning.
The county’s threshold for asking for disaster dollars is $175,000. According to Michael Davidson, Pocola sustained around $100,000 of damages and …
SEAN MURPHY, Associated Press
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — University of Oklahoma President David Boren will discourage his son, former U.S. Rep. Dan Boren, from running for governor in 2018, saying in a statement Sunday that “it is not a good idea.”
David Boren, a Democrat who’s headed the state’s flagship university for …
According to a press release, the LeFlore County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a homicide in southern LeFlore County.
The shooting involved a 17-year-old juvenile female suspect and a 45-year-old female victim. The sheriff’s department has the 17-year-old in custody.
No names have been released as the incident is currently under investigation.
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POTEAU—The LeFlore County commissioners will meet in a regular business meeting Monday at 9 a.m. in the office of the board of county commissioners.
(1.) * CALL TO ORDER.
(2.) * MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING(S).
(3.) * PURCHASE ORDERS.
(4.) * BONDS.
(5.) * MONTHLY FEE REPORTS.
(6.) * TRANSFER OF APPROPRIATIONS.
(7.) * BLANKET PURCHASE ORDERS.
MARGERY BECK, Associated Press
No ticket matched all six Powerball numbers following the drawing for a record jackpot of nearly $950 million, lottery officials said early Sunday, boosting the expected payout for the next drawing to a whopping $1.3 billion.
The winning numbers — disclosed live on television and online Saturday night …