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Taylor Ketchum, Suzanne Singleterry serving as vice presidents at Jones PR

Taylor Ketchum and Suzanne Singleterry to vice president positions.

The City Sentinel, Staff Report   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Jones Public Relations (Jones PR), an Oklahoma-based integrated communications agency, has promoted agency directors Taylor Ketchum and Suzanne Singleterry to vice president positions. “With a combined 15 years in building their careers at Jones PR, Taylor and Suzanne have dedicated themselves to supporting Jones PR’s […]

For a change of pace, read the wisdom of a respected pool specialist and businessman

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Staff Report   Editor’s Note: September hints a transition from summer to fall, but weeks of swimming fun remain for many Oklahomans. For a change of pace, here are insights (in question/answer format) from Howard Fleming, a widely respected businessman who has specialized in keeping Oklahoma pools safe. What is a pH level, and what […]

Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission approves nearly $142 million airport construction program

The Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission has announced more than $142 million in airport infrastructure projects are scheduled for fiscal years 2020-2024 as part of their Airport Construction Program (ACP).  Facebook photo

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – During the August declaration of Aviation and Aerospace awareness month, the Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission (OAC) has announced more than $142 million in airport infrastructure projects are scheduled for fiscal years 2020-2024 as part of their Airport Construction Program (ACP). OAC oversees the development of a […]

Movie-making Team for Oklahoma’s Al Mertens lands honors at Asia Pacific Film Festival

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Patrick B. McGuigan, Publisher   When judging was over at a recently-concluded film festival (held in three locations, that last stop in Alaska), the news for Al Mertens of Oklahoma could not have been better. At the Asia Pacific International Filmmaker Festival, “Lord Finn” (directed by Mertens, who also wrote the screenplay) won for best […]

Ward 7 Council Member Nikki Nice to host forums on June 13, June 25

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Staff Report   Oklahoma City, OK – Ward 7 Oklahoma City Council Member Nikki Nice will host two community forums this month: A panel discussion with black elected officials on Thursday, June 13, and a conversation with Mayor David Holt on Tuesday, June 25. In comments sent to CapitolBeatOK, Councilwoman Nice said: ““It’s going to […]

Treasurer Randy McDaniel reports: New Record High for Gross Receipts

State Treasurer Randy McDaniel. Photo provided.

Staff Report     OKLAHOMA CITY – Gross Receipts to the Treasury reached a record high in April and demonstrate the Oklahoma economy has continued to expand, State Treasurer Randy McDaniel announced this week. Reports on total state revenue collections in April and over the past 12 months show growth of more than 12 percent, […]

Santa Fe Family Life Center announced as home of Trae Young Basketball

Former University of Oklahoma star Trae Young met at the Santa Fe Family Life Center in February after announcing the facility would serve as official home of Trae Young Youth Basketball. Plans for the future include basketball camps and a tournment at the facility. Young also pledged to support existing SFFLC programs. Photo Provided

Staff Report   Oklahoma City – University of Oklahoma standout turned NBA player Trae Young announced recently that the Santa Fe Family Life Center (SFFLC) will serve as the Official Home of Trae Young Youth Basketball. Under the terms of the partnership, Young will offer two basketball camps per year and one basketball tournament per […]

Letter to the Editor: Don’t be afraid of a word: Socialism

An early version of the Oklahoma state Flag. File photo

Updated: Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019: Editor’s Note: At the request of the man who submitted this letter, this story has been changed to give credit to journalist Bill Moyers, who some years ago wrote the words with which the letter begins. To The Editor: “Social democracy is 100-percent American. We may be latecomers to recognizing […]

A puppy named Penny and a passion for maps creates a business opportunity

Mike Howard’s chocolate Labrador Retriever named Penney and his passion for old maps led to the creation of a new business opportunity that would give Penney room to roam. Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A chocolate Labrador Retriever named Penney and a passion for old maps led Oklahoman Mike Howard to an unexpected business opportunity. After collecting vintage maps for many years, Howard began copying them and displaying them at work and in his home. Before long, friends and […]

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 […]

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