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Hey! GOP Runoff voters – Have you heard? Cindy Byrd is the best choice. Make her “Number One” as Auditor & Inspector

The City Sentinel Newspaper has endorsed Cindy Byrd as the Republican nominee for Oklahoma Auditor & Inspector.  Photo provided.

The City Sentinel Endorsement Cindy Byrd is the most qualified candidate seeking to become Oklahoma Auditor and Inspector. A certified public accountant (CPA),she is a member of the American Board of Forensic Accountants (OSCPA), and of AICPA (the American Institute of CPAs). As the editor of this newspaper reported earlier this year, “Her audits have […]

ANALYSIS Capital Punishment, the Holy Bible and the U.S. Constitution

Pat McGuigan speaking at a gathering of journalists in Taipei, Taiwan (Republic of China) in 2012. File Photo.

Patrick B. McGuigan Roman Catholics in the United States and a few other nations, to the extent they honor the teaching authority of the Church, face cross-pressures in wake of Pope Francis’ revision of the Cathechism concerning the Death Penalty. Right now I cannot suggest a ready path to resolution of these cross-pressures within the […]

In County Commissioner District No. 1 runoff, For Carrie Blumert


  The City Sentinel endorsement In the runoff election for Oklahoma County Commissioner District No. 1, The City Sentinel newspaper encourages Democrats to support Carrie Blumert. As a long-serving incumbent leaves office, the nomination process will conclude on Tuesday, August 28. After a competitive first round, the contest is wide open, leaving to voters the […]

Rooted Barber + Shop grand opening to benefit Homeless Alliance Day Shelter

The public is invited on Monday, August 6 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. to Rooted Bar + Shop’s grand opening (3515 N. Classen Blvd) for a fresh cut and to help support the Homeless Alliance Day Shelter.  Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – On Monday, August 6, a new Oklahoma City business will host a grand opening event with a cause: Located at 3515 N. Classen Boulevard, Rooted Barber + Shop will donate 100 percent of the day’s sales to the Homeless Alliance Day Shelter Program. Walk-ins are […]

A home inspector equals a commercial property inspector? Think again

Jack Werner.  File Photo

By Jack L. Werner, Ph.D., A To Z Construction The basics are there, but you wouldn’t build a skyscraper on a house foundation. Sure, a few very small commercial jobs are basically home inspections. The condo office complex would be an example. As size and complexity change, home inspection training isn’t sufficient to do the […]

Coalition and Supporters to Hold “Free Julius Jones” Rally at State Capital

Original artwork created by Julius Jones will be featured on t-shirts which will be available for purchase at the Free Julius Jones rally at the State Capitol South Plaza on July 31.  Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter Update July 27, 2018:  More Free Julius Jones Rally Speakers Announced OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Oklahoma Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty and supporters of Oklahoma death row inmate Julius Darius Jones will hold a peaceful and non-violent “Free Julius Jones” rally at 6:30 p.m. on the South […]

Oklahoma celebrates 28th anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act

July 26 marks the 28th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK ─ July 26 will mark the 28th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. This landmark legislation, signed by President George H.W. Bush in 1990, prohibits discrimination and guarantees the civil rights of people with disabilities. In Oklahoma, 16.1 percent of the population or more than 620,250 people have disabilities, according […]

OKC Town Hall Lecture Series announces 2018-2019 speakers

The 86th annual OKC Town Hall Lectures Series will feature guest speakers (from top left clockwise) Dr. Keith Smith, Jimmy Wayne, Dr. Patrick Moore, Shelly Finley, Meredith Meuwly and Nancy Miller. Photos provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Originated by the Junior League of Oklahoma City in 1933, The OKC Town Hall Lecture Series will feature six nationally recognized experts in healthcare, environmental issues, antique appraisal, entertainment and geocarb science. In its 86th consecutive season, the lectures will be presented on the third Thursday […]

Fall Harvest Fest celebrates OKC Beautiful’s 50th anniversary

The Fall Harvest Festival, hosted by the Making Oklahoma City Beautiful Young Professionals, will be held on Oct. 21 at Delmar Gardens.  Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The “MOB,” not that one, the Making Oklahoma City Beautiful “MOB” Young Professionals are hosting a “Fall Harvest Festival” in celebration of OKC Beautiful’s 50th anniversary. The event will take place from 2 – 5 p.m., on Sunday, October 21 at Delmar Gardens, 1225 Southwest […]

A Date with Iris on N. Western Avenue – Sidewalk Sale Thursday and Friday


Patrick B. McGuigan OKLAHOMA CITY – The annual sidewalk sale is underway at one our favorite small businesses – “A date with Iris” at the corner of N.W. 41 and Western Avenue. The “bargain bins” are the best places to look for discounted hidden treasures, at prices across the range from $1, $2, $5 and […]

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