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Heather Coyle and Natalie Mai get benched (in the best sense) in 2019

Natalie Mai (left) and Heather Coyle both ran successful campaigns leading to their wins as Oklahoma County District Judges on Nov. 6.  Photos provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – On November 6, as election results rolled in throughout the evening it was evident that women were winning across the country. In Oklahoma, two notable candidates endorsed by The City Sentinel were Heather Coyle and Natalie Mai – each successful in their campaigns to become Oklahoma County […]

Sonja Martinez to host 28th annual Christmas AIDS Benefit to support Winds House

Sonja Martinez will host her 28th Annual Christmas AIDS Benefit on Monday, December 3, at the COPA in Oklahoma City. Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter
. OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Oklahoma City performance artist Sonja Martinez will host her 28th Annual Christmas AIDS Benefit on Monday, December 3, at the COPA, 2200 N.W. 39 Expressway.

Dinner starts at 6 p.m. with entertainment beginning at 8 p.m.  All proceeds, including tips, will go to support The Winds […]

OKC Amnesty group to host annual Write for Rights event Dec. 1

Members of Amnesty International Oklahoma Group #238 participate in the Amnesty International Write for Rights Global Write-A-Thon each December by writing to prisoners of conscience around the world and to all prisoners on Death Row in Oklahoma. Photo by John Walters

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK –During the month of December, members of Amnesty International (AI) around the world will participate in the organization’s Global Write-A-Thon event in honor of Human Rights Day, which is recognized on December 10. John Walters, Legislative Coordinator for Amnesty USA-OK-Group #238, says that each year, around Human Rights […]

OKC Zoo offers wintry fun for November and December

Santa Claus will be delivering enrichment presents to his wildlife friends at the OKC Zoo on Friday, Dec. 7, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – With the winter season approaching, the Oklahoma City Zoo has a lot going on during November and December this year. The Zoo’s monthly Toddler Education program offers kids the opportunity to learn about animals through crafts, activities, discovery stations and more. November’s program, Pokey Porcupines will be held on […]

Find your roots at the library during Family History Month

Oklahoman’s looking to connect to their roots can visit the library for genealogical help.  Facebook photo

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY– Oklahoman’s looking to connect to their roots can visit the library for genealogical help. This month the Metropolitan Library System is celebrating genealogy and telling customers how to, “find your roots at the library.” November is Family History Month at all Metro Libraries. Oklahoma County residents can […]

The City Sentinel: For George Young, again

Oklahoma House of Representatives, George Young, running for the Senate District 48, has been endorsed by The City Sentinel.  Photo provided.

The City Sentinel Endorsement State Rep. George Young, an Oklahoma City Democrat, is running for the Senate District 48 position. In the November 6 general election, he has the endorsement of The City Sentinel. As we commented in backing him this spring for the primary election, he is “a man of integrity and character.” An […]

Kevin Calvey for Oklahoma County Commissioner, District 3

Kevin Calvey. Photo provided.

  The City Sentinel Endorsement With Kevin Calvey, what you see is what you get – and that is a good thing. He is a consistent conservative who has served two separate “hitches” in the state Legislature. He wants to continue bringing consistency and resoluteness as a taxpayer watchdog to our government. Calvey is a […]

Freedom Oklahoma Unity Gala to honor community leaders on Nov. 3

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By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Freedom Oklahoma’s 4th Annual Unity Gala will be held on Saturday, November 3. The event will take place at the Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive, in Oklahoma City. The VIP event will begin at 6:30 p.m., with general admission arrival at 7 p.m. […]

An editor’s notebook: The Wall Street Journal’s defense of freedom (and S.Q. 793) … and an artist at work, for artists

Patrick B. McGuigan, publisher of CapitolBeatOK and The City Sentinel.  File Photo

Patrick B. McGuigan Oklahoma City, OK – From an editor’s notebook, a stirring defense of competition in provision of medical services has come forth from the editorial page of the Wall Street Journal. And, a homegrown event to raise money for arts and educators is planned at a gallery business in Oklahoma City’s historic Paseo […]

Jewish community leaders in Oklahoma City lament loss of life in attack on Pittsburgh synagogue

Rabbi Ovadia Goldman, who leads the Chabad Center for Jewish Community Life in Oklahoma City, issued a joint statement with his wife, Nechoma, saying the hearts of all good people “are broken and saddened” by the murderous attack on a Pittsburgh synagogue. Photo: jewishokc.com

Patrick B. McGuigan Oklahoma City, OK – The attack on L’Simcha (Tree of Life) Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania led to immediate expressions of sadness and calls for prayer from leaders of the Jewish community in Oklahoma’s capital city. Chabad Rabbi Ovadia Goldman, in comments sent to The City Sentinel, along with his wife Nechoma, said: […]

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