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Archive for: April, 2012

Oklahoma City University screens “Switch,” a documentary about the energy’s future

Fueling a tanker in Qatar, the world’s largest producer of LNG is shown in the energy film “Switch” screening at OCU’s Meinder’s Auditorium on Tuesday, April 24 as part of the Karl F. and June S. Martin Family Foundation Energy Speakers Series. Photo provided

By Darla Shelden Contributing Writer Oklahoma City University, partnering with Arcos Films, will screen the energy documentary “Switch” at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 24 in the Meinders School of Business Kerr McGee Auditorium, at N.W. 27 St. and McKinley Ave. The screening is free to the public and is part of the Karl F. and […]

Public is invited to attend WildCare’s annual Spring Baby Shower

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By Darla Shelden Contributing Writer The WildCare Foundation will hold its annual Spring Baby Shower on Saturday, April 28 from 2 – 5 p.m. at its facility 7601 84th St. four miles east of Noble, OK. Admission is free. Thousands of wild orphans arrive at WildCare each year, and each baby animal needs proper care, […]

In-E-Quality: Quality Jobs Program morphs into easy money source for those who know the game

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By Stacy Martin Special Projects Editor Eighteen years in, Oklahoma’s economic development crown jewel, the Quality Jobs Program, has strayed far afield, costing taxpayers much more than originally intended and paying out much more per job in many cases. The information was gleaned by CapitolBeatOK from open records sources and web resources, as well as […]

Oklahoma City becomes home for U.S. Basketball Writers Association awards

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by Patrick B. McGuigan Executive Editor Scott Hill, executive director of Access Sports, an Oklahoma City-based not-for-profit foundation, announced Monday night that the group will join the United States Basketball Writers Association (USBWA) in 2013 to make the Sooner State new home of all the major awards presented annually by the two groups. The announcement […]

FEMA IS MONITORING SEVERE WEATHER CONDITIONS

Residents in the Midwest and Southern States Urged to Prepare WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Weather Service has announced that a major tornado outbreak is likely in the Central and Southern Plains today. According to the Storm Prediction Center at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration the worst conditions are projected to hit late Saturday […]

Sen. David Holt and Rep. Mike Sanders dedicate Oklahoma bridge name with President George W. Bush

: From left, state Rep. Mike Sanders of Kingfisher, former President George W. Bush, and MidCity state Senator David Holt meet in Dallas, where the pair of state legislators presented a commemorative sign from the bridge across the Red River that now bears Bush's name. Photo Provided

Staff Report Sen. David Holt of Oklahoma City and Rep. Mike Sanders of Kingfisher have dedicated the “President George W. Bush Bridge” with the former President in his office in Dallas, TX. The legislators presented Bush with a replica of the sign placed recently at the southbound Interstate Bridge over the Red River. The Oklahoma […]

Brightmusic’s “Musical Narratives” slated for April 23 at Casady, April 24 at St. Paul’s

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Staff Report On April 23-24, 2012, Oklahoma City’s own Brightmusic Chamber Ensemble will present two performances of its fifth concert of the 2011-12 Season, “Musical Narratives.” The program reflects four stories told in music, written during different musical periods by composers of different nationalities. What these works share is to illustrate the capacity of instrumental […]

Anthony Davis, Mike Krzyzewski to be honored with Wayman Tisdale Awards at Cowboy Museum

County music star Toby Keith, left, hugs Regina Tisdale at the 2011 Wayman Tisdale Awards dinner in Oklahoma City. The event designates a men's college basketball player of the year, and a leading humanitarian, in honor of Regina's late husband, Wayman. This year's honorees are Anthony Davis of Kentucky and Coach Mike Kzyzewski of Duke. File Photo, The City Sentinel

Staff Report Anthony Davis of Kentucky, winner of the 2012 Wayman Tisdale Award as the men’s National Freshman of the Year, will be honored Monday, April 16 at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City. The U.S. Basketball Writers Association (USBWA) chose Davis for the honor. This year’s winner of the Tisdale […]

“Keep Bella Out of the Ruff 2012” Golf Tournament raises funds for needy animals

Participants of the 2011 “Keep Bella Out of the Ruff” were (left to right) Trish Martin, Judy Morris, 60 foot Putt Contest winner Mack Stewart, and Jane O'Toole. Photo provided

By Darla Shelden Contributing Writer On Monday April 30, the Bella Foundation hosts its annual “Keep Bella Out of the Ruff 2012” golf tournament from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., at the Greens Country Club, 13100 Green Valley Drive, in Oklahoma City. Proceeds from the event will go to benefit the Bella Foundation. The tournament […]

Grammy award-winning vocalist to join First Baptist OKC for Easter week services

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Special to The City Sentinel First Baptist Church of Oklahoma City will host Grammy and Dove award-winning singer, Cynthia Clawson, for two Easter week musical celebrations, said co-musical minister Bruce Greer. A Good Friday service on April 6 at 7 p.m. will consist of a Tenebrae, or service of darkness, with homilies and songs centering […]

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