The City Sentinel
Archive for: July, 2018

ABC’s “The Last Defense” examines Oklahoma death row inmate Julius Jones’ case


By Patrick B. McGuigan and Darla Shelden Friday, July 6, 2018 OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The ABC documentary series, “The Last Defense,” executive produced by Academy award winning actress Viola Davis, will air the three final episodes beginning Tuesday, July 10 at 9 p.m. Central Standard Time (CST). These episodes, directed by Amani Martin and […]

The Society for Diversity honors Oklahoma State University

Leah Smiley (right), President of The Society for Diversity, presents the 2018 Innovation + Inclusion Leadership Award to Dr. Jovette Dew (left), assistant Vice President for Institutional Diversity accepting on behalf of Oklahoma State University.  Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Recently, Oklahoma State University was honored with the 2018 Innovation + Inclusion Leadership Award from the Society for Diversity. Dr. Jovette Dew, assistant vice president for institutional diversity, accepted the award on behalf of OSU during the Diversity 4.0 Conference in June. The Innovation + […]

Medical Pot industry wants special session for S.Q. 788 implementation


Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY – Investors in Oklahoma’s medical cannabis industry gathered at the State Capitol on Thursday (July 5) to urge lawmakers and Governor Mary Fallin to call a special legislative session to address the successful implementation of State Question 788, which voters approved in balloting that concluded on June 26. Members of New […]

OKC Rattlesnake Museum opens in Stockyards District

The new OKC Rattlesnake Museum now open in the Stockyards District includes 26 exhibits featuring this Eastern Diamondback named “Big Girl” and all of the rattlesnakes native to Oklahoma, Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Beginning Thursday, July 5, the Oklahoma City Rattlesnake Museum will be open daily at 1501 S. Agnew, in Oklahoma City’s Stockyards District. With Oklahoma families spending more time at lakes and state parks this summer, the possibility of contact with one of Oklahoma’s many venomous […]

Oklahoma Treasurer Ken Miller reports gross receipts at all time-high in past 12 months

Oklahoma State Treasurer Ken Miller

Staff Report   OKLAHOMA CITY – Gross Receipts to the Treasury during the past 12 months, at $12.18 billion, are at an all-time high, State Treasurer Ken Miller announced Tuesday (July 3). In addition, at $1.1 billion, gross receipts for the month of set an all-time high for collections in that month. “It would appear […]

Canterbury Youth Voices to perform at 2020 D-Day Commemoration in France

As an official representative of the United States. Canterbury Youth Voices will be the official vocal musical unit of the 2020 D-Day events held in Normandy, France. Facebook photo.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Canterbury Youth Voices (CYV) has been selected to perform at the D-Day Memorial Parade and Musical Salute to the Veterans in Normandy, France in June of 2020. Approximately 100 CYV singers, ranging in age from 2nd to 12th grade, will sit on the dais with dignitaries […]

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