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Archive for: August, 2018

‘Painting with an Exacto Knife’ – Skirvin Paseo artist Marissa Raglin’s welcoming spirit along the journey of life

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Patrick B. McGuigan OKLAHOMA CITY – Marissa Raglin studied art therapy at Oklahoma Baptist University in Shawnee, and along the journey of life she fell in love with museums. As sometimes happens with artistic spirits, for a time (2014, she indicated) Raglin felt as if she had hit a creative block. One day she began […]

National Group contends State Question 793 would improve access to quality eye care

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Staff Report Energeyes, a national nonprofit association representing optometrists who choose to practice in a corporate-affiliated environment, is taking an interest in the ballot initiative effort, through State Question 793, to provide all Oklahomans access to convenient, affordable and quality eye care. Oklahoma is one of only three states prohibiting retailers from providing eye care […]

Red Shoe Gala to support families in medical crisis

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By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Ronald McDonald House Charities® Oklahoma City supporters are inviting the public to attend the 2018 Red Shoe Gala at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, August 11.  The event will take place at the Oklahoma City Golf and Country Club, 7700 N. Grand Boulevard, to support Ronald […]

Canterbury Voices hosts auditions for adult and children’s chorus starting Aug 10

Canterbury Voices, is hosting auditions for its adult and children’s choirs this month. Facebook photo

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK –  Oklahoma’s premier community choir, Canterbury Voices, is hosting auditions for its adult and children’s choirs this month. Auditions for the adult chorus will be held the evening of August 10 and auditions for Canterbury Youth Voices will be held on August 9 and 25. All […]

Fiestas Patrias OKC set for Sept 16 at Wiley Post Park

The 2018 Fiestas Patrias OKC, an event celebrating Mexico’s Independence Day, will take place on Sunday, September 16 at Wiley Post Park in Oklahoma City. Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY OK –The 2018 Fiestas Patrias OKC, an event celebrating Mexico’s Independence Day, will take place on Sunday, September 16, from 1 – 10 p.m. at Wiley Post Park, 2021 S. Robinson, in Oklahoma City. The event is presented by Scissortail Community Development Corporation. One of the largest […]

Muskogee’s historic Hatbox Field to host inaugural Oklahoma Festival of Ballooning

The inaugural Oklahoma Festival of Ballooning will take place on Friday and Saturday, August 17 and 18, at Muskogee’s historic Hatbox Field.  Facebook photo

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – On Friday and Saturday, August 17 and 18, Muskogee’s historic Hatbox Field will be the site for the first ever Oklahoma Festival of Ballooning.  The festival is free and open to visitors of all ages. Hatbox Field is located at 4000 Border Street, just West of […]

To The Editor: Candidate thankful for ‘public endorsement, time investment, … resources’

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The primary contests for the 2018 election cycle are over.  Hopefully you took a few days around July 4 to celebrate and reflect on the significance of our nation’s founding document. In the second paragraph of The Declaration of Independence we find this phrase: “. . .gaining their just powers from the consent of the […]

Oklahoma Treasurer Ken Miller says gross receipts to the Treasury – for the past month and for the past year – reach unprecedented high levels

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Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY – All signs point to ongoing expansion of the Oklahoma economy as July Gross Receipts to the Treasury of $1 billion and 12-month collections of $12.3 billion, both reached unprecedented high levels, State Treasurer Ken Miller announced Monday (August 6). Miller said the July and 12-month numbers, which provide a general […]

60th OKC Sit-In Movement anniversary celebrations planned

On Friday, August 17, Fairview Baptist Church will feature a screening of the Children of the Civil Rights documentary film at 6 p.m.  Children of the Civil Rights screenshot.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Oklahoma Historical Society will host a celebration of the 60th Anniversary of the Sit-In Civil Rights Movement in Oklahoma City. This free event will take place on Thursday, August 16, from 7 – 9 p.m.  at the Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive.  Doors […]

Hey! GOP Runoff voters – Have you heard? Cindy Byrd is the best choice. Make her “Number One” as Auditor & Inspector

The City Sentinel Newspaper has endorsed Cindy Byrd as the Republican nominee for Oklahoma Auditor & Inspector.  Photo provided.

The City Sentinel Endorsement Cindy Byrd is the most qualified candidate seeking to become Oklahoma Auditor and Inspector. A certified public accountant (CPA),she is a member of the American Board of Forensic Accountants (OSCPA), and of AICPA (the American Institute of CPAs). As the editor of this newspaper reported earlier this year, “Her audits have […]

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