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“Carmen” will conclude Painted Sky Opera’s season on May 17 and May 19 »

Staff Report   OKLAHOMA CITY – One of opera’s most enthralling characters comes to life in an intense 90 minute re-interpretation of what many consider opera’s most loved show. This…

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Poet laureate of Oklahoma and director of the Red Earth MFA program at Oklahoma City University, Jeanetta Calhoun Mish has been named an Academy of American Poets Laureate Fellow. Facebook photo

Oklahoma Poet Laureate Jeanetta Calhoun Mish earns national fellowship »

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Academy of American Poets has announced that Jeanetta Calhoun Mish, the poet laureate of Oklahoma and director of the Red…

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For May, the Paseo Art Space (3022 Paseo) will display the work of the Silk Painters Guild of Oklahoma, featuring  Janene Evard. Photo provided.

Bring on the May Flower for Paseo First Friday (May 3) »

Staff Report   As Oklahoma’s first arts district, the Paseo Arts District continues to grow with restaurants, galleries and retail. The community is invited to the First Friday Gallery Walk…

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YWCA OKC celebrates 30 years of providing safety for women at Purple Sash Gala »

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  By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – YWCA Oklahoma City (YWCA OKC) will host its…

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Treasurer Randy McDaniel reports: New Record High for Gross Receipts »

State Treasurer Randy McDaniel. Photo provided.

Staff Report     OKLAHOMA CITY – Gross Receipts to the Treasury reached a record high in April and demonstrate…

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Diversity Center of Oklahoma to host 5th Annual Gender Diverse & LGBTQ Symposium »

Diversity Center of Oklahoma will host its 5th Annual Gender Diverse LGBTQ Symposium on May 17 and 18 featuring speakers (L-R) Dr. Courtney Caplin, Dr. Al Carlozzi, and James Cooper.  Photos provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Diversity Center of Oklahoma (DCO) will host its 5th…

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A Tribute Song: A Modern Warrior, Charles Surveyor sought Peace, Justice and Prosperity »

President Bill Clinton, left, and Charles Surveyor, were participants in a White House meeting where, Surveyor said, the Cheyenne & Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma thought they had gained a pledge tribal lands at Fort Reno would be restored to their control.
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  Patrick B. McGuigan, Publisher So long as I retain consciousness, I will remember the names, and the stories, of Charles Surveyor and Archie Hoffman – Cheyenne & Arapaho leaders who deserve the respect of all Oklahomans, and all Americans who thirst for justice.Before their…

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A humanitarian giant, Jim Rowan leaves a long shadow on social and criminal justice »

Jim Rowan tried 40 death penalty cases in his 35 years of service as a public defender in Oklahoma County and for the Capital Trial Division of the Oklahoma Indigent Defense System in Norman.  Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Oklahoma City resident James Thomas Rowan (May 25, 1944 – May 6, 2019) was a champion of social and criminal justice dedicated to public service.  He worked his entire life to help the persecuted and underprivileged. His obituary…

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OK-CADP fundraiser to feature Innocence Project’s Vanessa Potkin and honor death penalty foe Jim Rowan on June 8 »

Vanessa Potkin, Director of Postconviction Litigation for the Innocence Project and Executive Producer of the ABC documentary “The Last Defense,” will be keynote speaker at the OK-CADP Annual Dinner on June 8. Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The 28th Annual Oklahoma Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty (OK-CADP) Awards Dinner & Meeting will be held Saturday, June 8 at the Capitol View Event Center, 5201 N. Lincoln Boulevard, in Oklahoma City. A cocktail reception…

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2019 Oklahoma Historians Hall of Fame Inductees Honored »

Four honorees were recently inducted into the Oklahoma Historians Hall of Fame at the 2019 conference’s annual Awards Luncheon in Chickasha. Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Charles Tate, chair of the 2019 Oklahoma History and Preservation Conference Committee, recently announced the four individuals that were inducted into the Oklahoma Historians Hall of Fame at the conference’s annual Awards Luncheon in Chickasha…

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Education From left, Yearbook class students in middle school at St. Charles Borromeo took a break to smile for The City Sentinel. From left: Magan Pham, Camden Tremblay, Rebecca Smith, Katalina Robberson, Fina Chongwa and Fatima Morales. The Catholic school’s Micah Award honors students who live the Micah 6:8 mandate: “You have been told … what is good, and what the Lord requires of you. Only to do the right and to love goodness, and to walk humbly with God.”  Photograph by Patrick B. McGuigan

Micah Awards recognize St. Charles Borromeo Catholic School Students

by Heidee Cruz, St. Charles newspaper student Warr Acres – Every nine weeks at St.Charles Borromeo a student from grades pre-K through Eighth Grade receive what is called the Micah Award. The Middle School designations come…

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Government State Rep. Marcus McEntire.  Photo provided.

State Rep. Marcus McEntire discusses longstanding GOP effort to expand Medicaid

Ray Carter, OCPA Center for Independent Journalism   OKLAHOMA CITY – A top House Republican told activists attending a Wednesday (April 24) rally that Republican leaders have been working on a plan to expand Medicaid for…

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Editorial After a recent setback in the Oklahoma v. Julius Jones case, the legal team working for Jones, a death row inmate, has filed a new petition with the U.S. Supreme Court. The Jones conviction is among the most prominent of controversial death row convictions helping to sustain national debate over the wisdom of public policy surrounding executions and the death penalty itself. Photo provided.

COMMENTARY: Let’s call the whole thing off: As policy and for principle, no more executions

Patrick B. McGuigan, Publisher and Editor OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Mon., Jan. 28, 2019 – Over the past several years, doubts about the validity of death sentences and executions in this state, both past and pending,…

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Commentary The City Sentinel publisher, Patrick B. McGuigan

Editor’s Notebook: No blathering allowed at Auditor’s debate, prescient thinking about water, practical curriculum, and “agency capture” in Oklahoma governance

Patrick B. McGuigan From an editor’s notebook, a debate among three candidates seeking the Republican nomination for the state Auditor and Inspector’s job, an “old” commentary on water policy now seems the first draft of history,…

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Business State Treasurer Randy McDaniel. Photo provided.

Treasurer Randy McDaniel reports: New Record High for Gross Receipts

Staff Report     OKLAHOMA CITY – Gross Receipts to the Treasury reached a record high in April and demonstrate the Oklahoma economy has continued to expand, State Treasurer Randy McDaniel announced this week. Reports on…

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Sports Zaydyn Applegate, Muskogee Special Olympics was named Athlete of the week last October.  Facebook photo.

Special Olympics Oklahoma kicks off 50th Anniversary with 2019 Winter Games

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK. — Special Olympics Oklahoma will kick off their 50th anniversary with the annual State Winter Games January 10 through 12. Nearly 2,700 Special Olympics Athletes are expected to…

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I2U Culinary Solutions creates new wellness concept for metro hospitals

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Co-founders Jonathan Stranger, Brent Wilson and Dr. Steven Sands, have embarked on a new health and wellness venture working with hospitals and their patients in the metro…

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Faith aspire

Rabbi Ovadia Goldman and wife Nechoma will be honored at this week’s “Aspire to Inspire” gala

by Patrick B. McGuigan Oklahoma City – On behalf of the Chabad Community Center, friends of Rabbi Ovadia Goldman and his wife Nechoma are hosting an event deemed “Aspire To Inspire.” The Goldmans have served the…

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