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At Oklahoma City event, Kendra Horn launches campaign for Democratic nomination in the Fifth Congressional District

Kendra Horn, a past coordinator and manager for Democratic candidates and causes, is seeking the party’s nomination in Oklahoma’s Fifth Congressional District. Campaign photo.

Patrick B. McGuigan Kendra Horn, long active in the role of coordinator and manager for Democratic candidates and causes, stepped out with her own campaign for office at a Thursday evening (July 13) event in downtown Oklahoma City. Horn wants the Democratic nomination for the Fifth Congressional District seat in 2018, so she can face […]

Arabian Horse Youth Nationals set for July 22 – 29 in OKC

The 2017 Youth National Arabian & Half-Arabian Championship Horse Show will be held on Sunday, July 22 through Sunday, July 29, at the State Fair Park. AHA Facebook Photo.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Youth National Arabian & Half-Arabian Championship Horse Show is returning to Oklahoma City, where it began 23 years ago. Scheduled for Sunday, July 22 through Sunday, July 29, at the State Fair Park, the show offers educational and leadership opportunities, as well as social activities for kids, […]

OSU to host Show N’ Go event for statewide inventors 

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By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter TULSA, OK – Oklahoma State University’s New Product Development Center (NPDC) will host a statewide inventor Show N’ Go event at the OSU Helmerich Research Center, 526 N. Elgin Avenue, in Tulsa on Tuesday, July 18. Inventors from all across Oklahoma are encouraged to register. The Helmerich Center will […]

In special election to fill seat of former Senator Ralph Shortey, Democratic candidate wins

Michael Brooks Jimenez, photo by Andrew W. Griffin, Red Dirt Reporter

Patrick B. McGuigan OKLAHOMA CITY – In his campaign for office a little more than two and a half years ago, the Democratic party’s candidate in state Senate District 44, Michael Brooks Jimenez, garnered 4,384 votes, and lost. In Tuesday’s special election, on the ballot as Michael Brooks, he brought in only 1,975 supporters, but […]

The new Jones Assembly dining and entertainment center to host Willie Nelson this fall

The new Jones Assembly, a 20,000 square-foot dining and entertainment destination in downtown Oklahoma City will open for dinner service at 5 p.m. Thursday, July 13.  Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The new Jones Assembly, a 20,000 square-foot dining and entertainment destination in downtown Oklahoma City will open for dinner service at 5 p.m. Thursday, July 13.  The beautifully renovated facility is located in the historic Film Row district, adjacent to the 21C Museum Hotel at […]

Oklahoma Treasurer Ken Miller reports gross receipts to state Treasury for Fiscal Year 2017 demonstrate that economic recovery is underway

Oklahoma Treasurer Ken Miller, after a press conference on July 10, 2017. The two-term incumbent is term-limited in the elective position. He said is not yet decided on returning to the private sector, or seeking another political office. Photo by Pat McGuigan.

Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma Gross Receipts to the Treasury for Fiscal Year 2017 indicate the state’s treasury (reflective of the broader economy) began recovery at the midpoint of the fiscal year and continued through June, lagging slightly behind state gross domestic product figures (GDP), State Treasurer Ken Miller said Monday (July 10) during […]

Western Avenue to host 3rd Annual WestFest Street Festival on August 29

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By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The historic Western Avenue, in partnership with New Belgium Brewing, will host its third annual street festival, WestFest, on Saturday, August 19. The event will take place from noon to 10 p.m. featuring live music, food trucks, Fat Tire beer, a local vendor market and […]

Global Citizen Awards scheduled for September 9 gala in Oklahoma City

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Staff Report World Experiences Foundation’s Annual Global Citizen Awards Gala will be held on Saturday, September 9 at 6.30 pm at the Embassy Suites in Downtown Oklahoma City. In addition to the honors presented, the evening’s entertainment will showcase a variety of special cultural performances from around the world. The Foundation will honor Governor Bill […]

Capitol Report for July 8: Attorneys lay out arguments against revenue-raising measures, praise for “Global Citizens” in Oklahoma City

News9 Alex Cameron (left0 and Patrick B. McGuigan, CapitolBeatOK editor, give the Capitol Report.  Photo provide.

In this week’s News9 Capitol Report, journalist Pat McGuigan reviewed legal arguments presented against state revenue-raising measures enacted in the recent legislative session. Oklahoma City lawyer Jerry Fent, whose challenges to state laws are successful about one-third of the time, has entered the fray, asking the state Supreme Court to slap down roughly $343 million […]

Save a life with free dog and cat from the OKC Animal Shelter this Saturday 

The Oklahoma City Animal Shelter will hold Free Adoptions Saturday this weekend from noon to 7 p.m.  OKC Animal Welfare Website Photo

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Free Adoption Saturday is the perfect time to save the life of a homeless pet and add a grateful dog or cat to your family.  The Oklahoma City Animal Shelter will hold Free Adoptions Saturday this weekend from noon to 7 p.m. All dog and […]

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