The City Sentinel
Archive for: February, 2011

Vote Tomorrow for City Council

Voting day has arrived for Oklahoma City Council Elections in wards 2, 5, 6 and 8. Polls are open tomorrow from 7 am to 7 pm. Turnout in these elections is traditionally low, and your vote truly matters. Please exercise your right to vote in this vital election, and encourage your colleagues, friends, neighbors and […]

Ward 2 council race has six candidates, other three ward races also competitive

By Patrick B. McGuigan Senior Editor In the Tuesday, March 1 election, 13 candidates are running in four city council races. Early voting will be held at county election boards (primarily Oklahoma County, although parts of the city extend into Cleveland and Canadian counties). City Council races in Oklahoma City are non-partisan, but that’s not […]

Internet initiative goes viral, triggers for multi-state “Walk for Choice”


By Danniel Parker Staff Writer The internet’s offers life at the speed of thought. Type in a few paragraphs on Tumblr, Twitter or Facebook, click send, and within days you are responsible for a nationwide grassroots rally. That is what 21-year-old Chicago Medicaid recipient Raven Geary did in response to HR 3. The bill eliminates […]

The last honky-tonk outlaws ride into the Blue Note bar


Danniel Parker Staff Writer Two lone soul country outlaws play Oklahoma City every now and again. They say they exist, burning bright, away from modern time and space. They say you can see into their souls if you stare into a campfire long enough, dead-drunk on whiskey, and those visions you see in the blaze, […]

McGuiness senior signs letter of intent to play soccer for Colorado school

Bishop McGuinness senior, Ethan Berney recently signed a letter of intent to play soccer for Colorado School for Mines in Golden, CO. Ethan is the son of Tim and Laura Berney of Oklahoma City. Photo provided.

McGuinness Catholic High School senior Ethan Berney has signed a letter of intent to play soccer for Colorado School of Mines in Golden, CO. Ethan is a three year member of the National Honor Society with a GPA of 4.42 weighted and 3.86 unweighted. He has taken numerous Honors classes including AP English, AP Calculus, […]

COLD: A person who would chain a dog outside


Every year, PETA receives complaints about people who leave dogs outside in the cold. Although they are equipped with fur coats, dogs and other animals can still suffer from frostbite and exposure, and they can become dehydrated when water sources freeze. Cold weather spells extra hardship for “backyard dogs,” who often go without adequate food, […]

Chamber Alert: OKC City Council Elections March 1

ward map

On Tuesday, March 1st, the citizens of Oklahoma City will elect council members in four of our city’s eight wards. These elections are extremely important, as decisions this city council makes will impact the implementation of MAPS 3, the completion of MAPS for Kids and many other important issues vital to maintaining our city’s momentum. […]

30 day burn ban issued for Oklahoma County through March 16, 2011.

Advisory Message has been issued by the Oklahoma County Sheriff’s Office. Thursday February 17, 2011 8:34 AM CST (Oklahoma County) February 16, 2011 Oklahoma County Commissioners held an emergency meeting and issued a 30-day county wide burn ban. For more information regarding the burn ban click on the following link: Anyone found in violation […]

Republicans, Independents surge in voter numbers, new election machines selected

One of the new voting machines selected to use by 2012

By Patrick B. McGuigan Senior Editor The Oklahoma state Election Board has released the latest online summary of voter registration data. While the two major political parties both gained in registration, Republicans had a decided advantage in the increase. Democrats continued to lose “market share,” but remain the state’s largest political party. Perhaps most notable, […]

A family-friendly (usually) Improv and brunch at the Prohibition Room


Audience members might test the limits By Danniel Parker. Staff Writer Seven finely dressed men and women walk into a bar. They start pantomiming and grunting like monkeys, because, well, it’s their job. First they are playing football against members of the G.O.P. Instead of a ball the quarterback passes his receiver a handful of […]

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