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Annual Plasticulture Conference featuring Itzhak Esquira set for Feb. 13

Israeli greenhouse and plasticulture specialist Itzhak Esquira will be a guest speaker at the 10th Annual Plasticulture Conference sponsored by the Oklahoma Dept. of Agriculture, Food and Forestry on Sat., Feb. 13 at the Mid America Technology Center in Wayne.  Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter The Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry will host its 10th Annual Plasticulture Conference on Saturday, February 13 at the Mid America Technology Center, 27438 State Highway 59, in Wayne. This year’s theme will be “Advanced Techniques for Plasticulture.” Plasticulture is a farming method that creates raised soil […]

Jones Public Relations launches “The Oklahoma 100” as online publishing platform

Brenda Jones

Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY – In celebration of Jones PR’s 15th anniversary in 2016, the national integrated communications agency launched on January 21 The Oklahoma 100 online publishing platform for Oklahomans. “We wanted to thank the many Oklahoma companies, associations and organizations who have allowed us to grow into one of the leading agencies in […]

Commercial Real Estate summit January 28 at UCO

David Chapman

Staff Report The Central Oklahoma Commercial Association of REATLORS® (COCAR) is hosting their first annual Commercial Real Estate Summit™ on January 28, 2016 at the University of Central Oklahoma Nigh University Center. COCAR has partnered with Dr. David Chapman, Assistant Professor of Real Estate, to create this event to benefit the UCO Real Estate Foundation […]

Oklahoma gearing up to sponsor 35th Annual Horticulture Industries Show

Jeff Moyer, a world-renowned authority in organic agriculture and interim executive director at Rodale Institute in Kutztown, Pennsylvania, will serve as the keynote speaker at the 35th Annual Oklahoma and Arkansas Horticulture Industries Show in Tulsa on January 8 and 9.  Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter Oklahoma State University, along with the University of Arkansas, will sponsor the 35th Annual Oklahoma and Arkansas Horticulture Industries Show. Gardening professionals, amateurs and wannabe enthusiasts will learn from this informative two-day event, Friday and Saturday, January 8 and 9. The show themed “Building Soils for a Secure Future” will take place at […]

‘Top Chef’ finalist Joshua Valentine joins FLINT as guest chef

Pictured here is the interior of FLINT restaurant, which has launched a new Guest Chef Program. The first chef, who started in late November is Oklahoma-native and 'Top Chef finalist Joshua Valentine. Photo Provided

Staff Report In late November, FLINT announced Joshua Valentine as its new guest chef. Valentine is part of the inaugural Guest Chef Program to provide Oklahoma City residents with a variety of contemporary culinary styles. FLINT, located in downtown Oklahoma City will continue with its concept of providing upscale casual American cuisine. Valentine was a […]

Orthodontic Arts opens along Midtown medical corridor

The first artists showcased at the new Orthodontics Arts office in the OKC Midtown District are from the Oklahoma City Girls Art School. Their work features fifteen individual canvas paintings of scissor-tailed flycatchers.  Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter Native Oklahoman and avid supporter of local arts and education, Dr. David Birdwell, DDS, has opened a fourth Orthodontic Arts office in the heart of Oklahoma City’s flourishing Midtown District, Located at 421 NW 10th Street, the facility offers all orthodontic services from braces to Invisalign. In addition to […]

Go green for Christmas tree this year?

The Oklahoma Forestry Services is encouraging Oklahomans to experience the many benefits of a real tree. Photo provided.

Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma Forestry Services is encouraging Oklahomans to experience the many benefits of a real tree. According to a press from the staff, an arm of the state Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry, those benefits include: R – Recycling opportunities such as making mulch for gardening or chipping for […]

Legislators analyze prolonged drought still affecting much of Oklahoma

State Rep. Jeff Hickman

Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY – Despite heavy spring rains, Oklahoma is still in the grips of a protracted drought, state legislators were told this month. Lake Texoma, for example, was swollen with floodwaters earlier this year but today is 2 feet below normal, said J.D. Strong, executive director of the Oklahoma Water Resources Board. A […]

Oklahoma Contractors say road construction work plan may be in jeopardy

Bobby Stern

Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY – In 2016, the Association of Oklahoma General Contractors (AOGC) and the Oklahoma Department of Transportation are preparing to continue the Eight-Year Construction Work Plan designed to improve state and U.S. highways, interstates, roads, and bridges amid state funding uncertainty. Amidst state government budget challenges, the top executive at AOGC says […]

Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association touts results of economic impact study


Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma’s education funding garnered more than $1 billion in the last decade as a result of earmarked contributions from Tribal Governmental Gaming, according to the Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association (OIGA). During an event Tuesday (November 17) at the Gaylord-Pickens Oklahoma Heritage Museum, the OIGA released findings from the 2015 Inaugural […]

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