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Oklahomans should know what to do when ticks bite

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK– A report from the Oklahoma State University Cooperative extension states that the “most effective front line defense against ticks is a repellant containing at least 25 percent DEET, but no repellant is 100 percent effective.” However, with ticks most active in the summertime, families should be […]

In County Commissioner District No. 1 Primary, For Carrie Blumert

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The City Sentinel endorsement In the June 26 primary election for Oklahoma County Commissioner District No. 1, Democrats are encouraged to choose Carrie Blumert as their nominee. Early voting at the county election board gets under way Thursday, June 21. As a long-serving incumbent leaves office, the choice that must be made by Tuesday, June […]

Priority – Water here and water there, but nary a drop for the Caddo. For the rest of us? Time will tell

August 16, 2016: At announcement of the water compact in Oklahoma City’s Gaylord-Pickens museum, from left, Chickasaw Gov. Bill Anoatubby (at the podium), Choctaw Chief Gary Batton, Gov. Mary Fallin, Attorney General Scott Pruitt, Oklahoma City Manager Jim Couch. Photo by Patrick B. McGuigan

  Patrick B. McGuigan In Oklahoma, water is always important. Thereby lies many stories, including this one. Back in 2010, then-state Senator Jim Wilson, a Democrat from Tahlequah, held a press conference to denounce Republican speculation about possible sales of Southeast Oklahoma water to communities south of the Red River. In the course of that […]

In state House District 83, Jason Reese garners Keating, OPEA endorsements

Candidate Jason Reese is seeking the Republican party nomination in state House Distirct 83.  Photo provided.

Patrick B. McGuigan OKLAHOMA CITY – As the June 26 primary nears, candidate Jason Reese – seeking the Republican party nomination in state House District 83, has gained the support of former Governor Frank Keating. He also has garned other notable endorsements in his campaign. Keating praised the candidate, saying, “The people of Oklahoma recognize […]

The City Sentinel Endorsements, June 26, 2018 Election

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NOTE: These are June 26, 2018 primary endorsements only. Newspaper management will review all races for the runoff (if necessary) and general elections later this year. Local (Oklahoma City) races State Senate District 22, Republican Primary Stephanie Bice Senate District 48, Democratic Primary George E. Young House District 83, Republican Primary Jason Reese House District […]

Former OCU player Lou Dunbar II drafted to Harlem Globetrotters

Lou Dunbar II of Oklahoma City University, son of legendary Globetrotters showman and current coach Sweet Lou Dunbar, was selected in the Harlem Globetrotters 2018 player draft.  Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The world famous exhibition basketball team, the Harlem Globetrotters, announced their 12th annual player draft, selecting five players, including Lou Dunbar II of Oklahoma City University, son of legendary Globetrotters showman and coach Sweet Lou Dunbar. Lou Dunbar II, is a 6-3 guard who earned All-Sooner […]

Gary Jones endorses Cindy Byrd for State Auditor

Oklahoma Auditor & Inspector Gary Jones has endorsed his deputy, Cindy Jones, in the June 26 primary election for the elective position. File photos.

Staff Report Oklahoma State Auditor and Inspector, Gary Jones, is encouraging Republicans to vote for Cindy Byrd in the upcoming GOP primary. Byrd has served as Deputy State Auditor since Jones took office in 2011. “Cindy Byrd has been an integral part of the success of this office over the last eight years,” Gary Jones […]

COMMENTARY – Trump’s triumph, Pruitt’s problems, and Renzi’s role

In the 2016 presidential campaign, candidate Donald Trump promised to clear out the “swamp” in Washington, D.C. Now, what will he do about Scott Pruitt?

Patrick B. McGuigan Oklahoma City, OK – Count me among the traditional conservatives who have doubts about the substance of President Donald Trump’s announced accord with North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un. Concerned about Kim’s stability and the history of American flirtations with dictators (FDR with Stalin, Nixon with Mao, and Obama with Castro, to name […]

As the world (and the stomach) turns: Inappropriate behavior at OU and tax-financed film subsidies in Oklahoma

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Stacy Martin, Independent Journalist Oklahoma City – Despite allegations of sexual impropriety on the part of John Scamehorn, the Oklahoma Film and Music office is not planning on changing eligibility guidelines for those receiving taxpayer rebates for films produced in Oklahoma, said chief information officer Leslie Blair. Scamehorn’s film. “Pax Masculina,” received $73,000 from the […]

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