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OCCDLA holiday event honors members of the legal community

From left:  Billy Coyle, OCCDLA President with Oklahoma County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association award winners: Bill Graves, Tom Hurley, Paul Faulk and Michele McElwee at the group’s 8th annual Christmas party at Coyle Law Firm.  Photo by Darla Shelden

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – On December 6, the Oklahoma County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (OCCDLA) held its 8th annual Christmas Party during which they honored several members of the legal community. Festivities took place at Coyle Law Firm in downtown Oklahoma City. The event was hosted by OCCDLA past president, […]

Flaming Lips’ Wayne Coyne creates psychedelic design for Wrap Up Homelessness campaign

Holiday wrapping paper has been created for the Wrap Up Homelessness Campaign by professional Oklahoma artists with designs ranging from traditional to funky holiday themes. Photos provided

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The 2018 Wrap Up Homelessness Campaign is now underway giving Oklahoma City residents an oppotunity to help those who are transitioning through homelessness. For the third year in a row, the Curbside Chronicle has partnered with local artists to design holiday wrapping paper for sale […]

As Democratic rural losses increase, state Rep. Tadlock says he is changing Parties, not changing sides

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Patrick B. McGuigan, Publisher Oklahoma City – State Rep. Johnny Tadlock, first elected as representative from Oklahoma House District 1 in 2014, delivered the political equivalent of a trembler at the state Capitol last week. Tadlock switched his party affiliation from Democrat to Republican. The Idabel legislator cited conservative policy beliefs as the reason for […]

OKC 2019 Martin Luther King Day events planned

The 2019 Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday celebration will take place Monday, January 21 in downtown Oklahoma City. Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter Story updated Thursday, Jan. 4, 2019 OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Oklahoma City’s 2019 Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Celebration, themed, “We Are CommUNITY” will take place on Monday, January 21, the national holiday bearing King’s name. The public is invited to attend. Organized by the Oklahoma City Martin Luther […]

Generous Rotarians fund handicapped-accessible ropes course for youth camp

Raising money for handicapped-accessibility at a local youth camp were, from left, Suzanne Broadbent (candidate for the Ward 2 City Council seat), Jack Werner (owner of A to Z Inspections and columnist for The City Sentinel) and Kevin Richardson of Feed the Children. Werner and Richardson are active in local affiliates of Rotary International. Photo by Pat McGuigan

Stacy Martin Special to The City Sentinel OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A leg-shattering injury while he fought in Vietnam made Jack Werner aware of handicapped-accessibility needs at a young age. His commitment has continued throughout his life. Last month, Werner, a South Oklahoma City Rotarian and owner of A to Z Inspections, and Midwest City […]

OKC’s Downtown in December offers holiday activities for the entire family

Free Water Taxi Rides down the Bricktown canal will be available for all ages Thursdays through Sundays through December 31, from 6 – 9 p.m. Facebook photo.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter Downtown in December 2018 is hosting a series of holiday events and attractions, which are now in full swing in the heart of Oklahoma City. The winter events include outdoor ice skating, a tree lighting festival, afternoon visits with Santa Claus, free water taxi excursions, performing arts, shopping, and […]

OCCDLA holiday event to honor those in the legal community

The Oklahoma County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (OCCDLA) will hold its 8th annual Christmas Party on Thursday, December 6 at the Coyle Law Firm in downtown Oklahoma City. Photo by Darla Shelden

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Oklahoma County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (OCCDLA) will hold its 8th annual Christmas Party on Thursday, December 6 in downtown Oklahoma City.  The organization holds the event each year to celebrate the holiday season and to honor several of its members. Festivities will take place […]

Twelve Oklahomans to receive 2018 Human Rights Award

The annual Oklahoma Human Rights Awards ceremony on Dec. 8 is co-sponsored by the Oklahoma Universal Human Rights Alliance and the Oklahoma City Chapter of the United Nations Association. Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The public is invited to attend the presentation of the 2018 Human Rights Awards on Saturday, December 8, in the 4th Floor House Chamber of the State Capitol in Oklahoma City.  The free event will take place from 10 a.m. to noon. The Oklahoma Human Rights […]

Give a little gift of art – search for special holiday presents at December 7 First Friday

Fifty Three, by Behnaz Sohrabian. Photo provided.

Staff Report Oklahoma City – The Paseo Arts District’s final First Friday Gallery Walk of the year will take place on Friday, December 7, 6-9 p.m. The Gallery Walk will have over 20 galleries featuring more than 80 artists who will host opening receptions, promising a variety of art, gift items and apparel suited for […]

First Unitarian Church celebrates first 125 years

The First Unitarian Church of Oklahoma City is celebrating 125 years of service through programs such as “Standing on the Side of Love,” that seeks to harness love’s power to stop oppression.  Facebook photo

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The First Unitarian Church of Oklahoma City is celebrating 125 years of service in the OKC metro area. An anniversary celebration was held on November 25 during the 11 a.m. service that included readings from previous ministers, and details of events and other remembrances which […]

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