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Nyla Ali Khan, Kashmiri-American woman and Rose State Professor, among honorees at “Making a Difference” dinner

Kashmiri-American academic and author, Dr. Nyla Ali Khan. Photo provided.

Patrick B. McGuigan   Oklahoma City – Dr. Nyla Khan, a humanities professor at Oklahoma’s Rose State College and a well-known author, was one of the women feted at an October 10 dinner honoring “50 Making a Difference.” The annual event, sponsored by The Journal Record, a business newspaper, drew hundreds to the National Cowboy […]

JONES PR named “Agency of the Year,” wins top “Best of Show” award

Jones PR has been named 2019 Agency of the Year by the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), Oklahoma City Chapter. Facebook photo

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK –  The Public Relations Society of America’s (PRSA) Oklahoma City Chapter has named Jones PR as the 2019 Agency of the Year during the 42nd annual Upper Case Awards banquet. “Recommended by several of Jones PR’s clients, this honor recognizes an agency hitting it out of the ballpark across […]

Senate Pro Temp Greg Treat commends Gov. Stitt’s increase of oversight on federal money

Senate President Pro Tempore Greg Treat commended Gov. Stitt's move to increase oversight of state agencies’ pursuit of federal grant money. File photos

The City Sentinel, Staff Report   OKLAHOMA CITY – Senate President Pro Tempore Greg Treat commended the governor’s move to increase oversight of state agencies’ pursuit of federal grant money. Gov. Kevin Stitt in late September issued an executive order that, his office said,  “requires state agencies, boards or commissions to first submit any grant […]

Slight growth for Oklahoma gross receipts, as monthly oil and gas tax collections drop

State Treasurer Randy McDaniel. Photo provided.

Staff Report   Oklahoma City – September Gross Receipts to the Treasury showed modest overall growth, State Treasurer Randy McDaniel announced this week. The increase was less than one percent, driven by a downturn in oil and gas tax collections and a drop in sales tax revenues. Total monthly gross receipts from all revenue sources […]

Oklahoma History Center presents “An Evening with Max Weitzenhoffer”

“An Evening with Max Weitzenhoffer,” hosted by the Oklahoma History Center, will feature author Tom Lindley and producer Max Weitzenhoffer on Wednesday, Oct. 9.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — The Oklahoma History Center, located at 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive in Oklahoma City, will host the launch of the latest book from Full Circle Press, “To The Max: Max Weitzenhoffer’s Magical Trip From Oklahoma To New York and London—And Back,” on Wednesday, October 9. […]

OKC Zoo October happenings feature annual Pumpkin Drive, Chomp & Stomp and Haunt the Zoo events

OKC Zoo caretakers are preparing tasty pumpkin treats for the animals during the Zoo’s annual Halloween Chomp & Stomp Pumpkin Enrichment Event on Friday, Oct. 18.  OKC Zoo Facebook photo

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – As temperature begin to cool, there are lots of activities available for the month of October at the Oklahoma City Zoo. The annual OKC Zoo Pumpkin Drive will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 1 through Sunday, Oct. 5. Guests bringing a pumpkin larger than their […]

Nothing spooky about Paseo’s First Friday Gallery Walk for October

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The City Sentinel Staff Report   As Oklahoma’s first arts district, the Paseo Arts District continues to grow with restaurants, galleries and retail. The community is invited to the First Friday Gallery Walk every month, rain or shine. Galleries and shops stay open late, and the evening marks the opening of new exhibitions each month. […]

Venezuelan Energy Attorney to Speak Saturday in OKC on Fleeing Socialism to Freedom

Aleida Velasquez, an attorney from Venezuela, will speak on “The Dangers of Socialism” in a speech at  Western Heights High School (8201 S.W 44 St.) in Oklahoma City. Her speech is scheduled for 3 p.m. on Saturday, October 5. Photo Provided

The City Sentinel Online, Staff Report Her father was a General in Venezuela’s last democratically-elected government, and Aleida Velasquez was a successful attorney at PDVSA, the prominent national oil company. After Hugo Chavez was elected President in 1999, she was fired and blacklisted from working for any government agency or company. After witnessing a prosperous […]

FOI Oklahoma announces 2019 award recipients to be honored Oct. 2

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By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – FOI (Freedom of Information) Oklahoma will host its annual awards banquet on Wednesday, October 2 at the University of Central Oklahoma – Nigh University Center in Edmond. The reception will begin at 6 p.m., with the dinner and program at 7 p.m. The deadline for […]

An Editor’s Notebook: Friday Climate March, Capitol press conference, Census meeting

Youth Climate Strike Oklahoma activists Lanah Hinsdale and Luke Kerr. Facebook photo.

Patrick B. McGuigan, Publisher   Oklahoma City – From an Editor’s Notebook, environmentalists and allies plan a mid-day march focused on “global warming and climate change,” an advocate for criminal justice reform visits, and a nonprofit association plans a meeting focused on the U.S. Census. *** The Youth Climate Rally and March taking place at […]

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