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Other Options prepares for 20th Annual Cookie’s Thanksgiving Day Delivery to those with HIV/AIDS

A crew of dedicated volunteers will help to provide over 1000 free dinners throughout the Oklahoma City metro area and Norman on Thursday, November 28 during the annual Cookie’s Thanksgiving Day Delivery. Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Oklahoma City’s Other Options Friends Food Pantry is preparing for their 20th Annual Cookie’s Thanksgiving Day Delivery of holiday meals to individuals and families affected by HIV/AIDS. Cookie Arbuckle founded Other Options and Friends Food Pantry in 1988.  Her daughter, Mary Arbuckle, now serves as […]

OKC Astronomy Club to host Mercury Transit Viewing Nov. 11 at Scissortail Park

The Oklahoma City Astronomy Club will host a public viewing of a rare transit of the planet Mercury across the face of the Sun at Scissortail Park on Monday morning, November 11 beginning at 6:30 a.m.  Twitter photo

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Oklahoma City Astronomy Club is partnering with Scissortail Park to host a public viewing of a rare transit of the planet Mercury across the face of the Sun on Monday morning, November 11. A viewing area will be set up at the Survivor […]

Oklahoma Bar Association to honor local attorneys and organizations

The Oklahoma Bar Association will hold its 115th Annual Meeting, themed “Shoot for the Moon” Nov. 6 – 8 in Oklahoma City.  Facebook photo

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Oklahoma Bar Association will honor eight Oklahoma City metro attorneys and organizations with awards during its 115th Annual Meeting, themed “Shoot for the Moon.” The conference will take place downtown, Thursday through Saturday, November 6-8 at the Cox Convention Center, 1 Myriad Gardens. Twenty-one […]

Brightmusic Chamber Ensemble Presents Concert 2: From Café to Concert Hall November 12

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The City Sentinel, Staff Report Oklahoma City, OK – This season the Brightmusic Chamber Ensemble celebrates the contribution of women to the vast body of classical music, featuring a work by a woman composer in each program. On November 12 at 7:30 p.m. the ensemble will present its second chamber music concert of the 2019-20 […]

Why I care about events in Kashmir

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Patrick B. McGuigan   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Some friends have wondered about my recent interest in the decision of the government of India to first erode and then revoke the semi-autonomous status of Kashmir within the geographic area identified on maps as India. I have provided a forum to Nyla Ali Khan, a South […]

527 Oklahomans to walk free in historic commutation move by Gov. Stitt and Pardon & Parole Board

(L-R) Oklahoma General Counsel Justin Wolf, read the names of those commuted today after the vote by Pardon and Parole Board members Adam Luck, Larry Morris, Robert Gilliland, Allen McCall, and Kelly Doyle.  KOCO video screenshot.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter Friday, Nov. 1, 2019   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Oklahoma Pardon and Parole Board voted to recommend the commutation of sentences for 527 Oklahomans, today. The recommended commutation docket is expected to be signed by Gov. Kevin Stitt, allowing the release of hundreds of Oklahomans on Monday. According […]

Performances by the African Children’s Choir set for Dec. 1 in Oklahoma City

The renowned African Children’s Choir will perform two free concerts in Oklahoma City on Sunday, Dec. 1 in Oklahoma City. Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The African Children’s Choir will perform two concerts in Oklahoma City on Sunday, December 1. The first show will take place at the Avery Chapel AME Church, 1425 N. Kelham Avenue, at 10:45 a.m. The second performance will take place at 7 p.m., at the […]

Equity and Fair Play at Center of Comanche challenge to Chickasaw land grab

This map is of "Comancheria" in about 1850. It is a Wiki document adapted from an old U.S. Postal Service map.

Patrick B. McGuigan, Publisher, The City Sentinel The Comanche Nation of Oklahoma continues to battle dubious acquisitions of lands the federal government placed in trust for the powerful Chickasaw Nation in secretive decisions. In a fresh filing in the federal Western District Court, lawyers for the Comanche have sought “declaratory and injunctive relief.” The Comanche […]

State Commission Chair Allegedly Violates Open Meeting Act; Husband Banned from State Government

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Stacy Martin, Independent Journalist   The Oklahoma Commission on the Status of Women’s monthly regular meeting, held last week in the Will Rogers Memorial Office Building in Oklahoma City, turned into an unruly state public event. According to the public agenda, a wrap-up report about the Oklahoma Women’s Hall of Fame was listed. Following the […]

U.S. House passes PACT Act to make animal cruelty a federal felony

The U.S. House of Representatives recently passed the Preventing Animal Cruelty and Torture (PACT) Act, (H.R. 724), to make animal cruelty a federal felony.  OK Humane Facebook photo

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The U.S. House of Representatives recently passed the Preventing Animal Cruelty and Torture (PACT) Act, H.R. 724, by a voice vote. The measure would establish a federal anti-cruelty statute to protect animals. The legislation has been heavily lobbied and supported by members of the Animal […]

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