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Oklahoma Democratic Party elects Kalyn Free as new National Committeewoman

Kalyn Free has been elected to serve as the Democratic National Committeewoman (DNC) for the Oklahoma Democratic Party Central Committee. Facebook photo

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Oklahoma Democratic Party (ODP) has announced that Tulsa resident Kalyn Free has been elected to serve as the Democratic National Committeewoman (DNC) for the ODP Central Committee. Free will fill the seat of former Committeewoman, Betty McElderry, who passed away suddenly in July. McElderry […]

Ocean conservationist Fabien Cousteau to speak at OCU

Ocean conservationist, explorer, documentary filmmaker, and shark expert Fabien Cousteau will be the featured speaker for the OCU Lemon Distinguished Speaker series on Sept. 24.  Photo provided.

by Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma City University will host a guest presentation by ocean conservationist, explorer, documentary filmmaker, and shark expert Fabien Cousteau at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 24. His presentation, themed “One Ocean, One People,” will be held in the Petree Recital Hall inside the Kirkpatrick Fine Arts […]

Baseball Legend Cal Ripken Jr. to launch opening of 33 OKCPS STEM Centers

On Tuesday, August 27, author, philanthropist, and Baseball Hall of Famer Cal Ripken, Jr. will join community leaders at Mark Twain Elementary School to celebrate the grand opening of thirty-three Ripken STEM Centers in Oklahoma City Public Schools (OKCPS).  Facebook photo

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – On Tuesday, August 27, author, philanthropist, and Baseball Hall of Famer Cal Ripken, Jr. will join community leaders to celebrate the grand opening of thirty-three Ripken STEM Centers in Oklahoma City Public Schools (OKCPS). From 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. there will be an assembly […]

OK Innocence Project to hold fundraiser honoring Wrongful Conviction Day on Oct 2

Guest speakers for the OK Innocence Project Wrongful Conviction Day fundraiser will include Elizabeth Fritz Clinton, accompanying her father Oklahoma exoneree Dennis Fritz. Calm Waters Center Facebook photo

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY OK – Oklahoma Innocence Project will host a fundraiser to celebrate Wrongful Conviction Day on Wednesday, October 2.  The event will take place from 7 – 9 p.m., at the Oklahoma City University Law School’s McLaughlin Hall, 800 N. Harvey. The program will focus on families, advocates, […]

Harold Taylor, previously convicted of multiple felonies, in custody six weeks after assault on co-worker

Harold L. Taylor, Jr. has managed to avoid re-arrest during the month of July, in wake of an assault. Police have an active warrant seeking arrest of the man, who has lived with his wife in a rental property in the 38th Promenade Neighborhood of north Oklahoma City. Taylor has a lengthy record of criminal offenses, sketched in the story below. DOC Photograph.

Patrick B. McGuigan, Publisher and Editor   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A convicted felon living in the 38th Street Promenade neighborhood of north central Oklahoma City is now incarcerated in the Oklahoma County jail. He turned himself into the Edmond Police Department last week. Despite nearly a dozen police responses to reported sightings, Taylor had […]

BREAKING ANALYSIS: Expert says gambling compacts need to better address addiction

Ray Carter is the director of OCPA’s Center for Independent Journalism. Photo provided.

Ray Carter, Center for Independent Journalism   The debate over renegotiation of Oklahoma’s gaming compacts with tribal governments has centered on the rates paid by tribes and the impact of renegotiation on state-tribal relations. But some officials say those discussions are overlooking another important factor. “In all of this conversation, no one has mentioned problem […]

Ralph Ellison Foundation to host screening of “Rosenwald” at Temple B’nai Israel

The Ralph Ellison Foundation in partnership with Temple B-nai Israel and the Respect Diversity Foundation, will host a screening of the critically acclaimed documentary film “Rosenwald” on Aug. 18 at the Temple, 4901 N. Penn.  Facebook photo

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Ralph Ellison Foundation, in partnership with Temple B’nai Israel and the Respect Diversity Foundation, will host a screening of the critically acclaimed documentary film Rosenwald on Sunday, August 18 at 2 p.m. at the Temple, 4901 N. Pennsylvania Avenue, in Oklahoma City. A group conversation, themed, “Education and Justice: Understanding and […]

Academia OKC to offer Fall Mariachi After School Program beginning Aug. 26

Academia OKC to offer Fall Mariachi After School Program beginning Aug. 26   Facebook photo

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Students in the South Oklahoma City area will have the opportunity to enroll in a Fall Mariachi After School Program led by Academia OKC, a program sponsored by Scissortail Community Development Corporation. Classes, which emphasize culturally relevant music, will begin on August 26 and will take […]

Harold Taylor, convicted of multiple felonies with an existing warrant for arrest, is on the lam

Harold L. Taylor, Jr. has managed to avoid re-arrest during the month of July, in wake of an assault. Police have an active warrant seeking arrest of the man, who has lived with his wife in a rental property in the 38th Promenade Neighborhood of north Oklahoma City. Taylor has a lengthy record of criminal offenses, sketched in the story below. DOC Photograph.

  NEWS UPDATE from Editor and Publisher Patrick B. McGuigan (Fri., August 9, 2019) A convicted felon, Harold L. Taylor, Jr., living in the 38th Street Promenade neighborhood of north central Oklahoma City, is now in custody of the Oklahoma City Police Department.  He turned himself into the Edmond Police Department on Wednesday, August 7 and was transferred to […]

Dr. Nyla Khan named to Journal Record’s “Fifty Making a Difference” list

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Staff Report   Rose State College professor, Nyla Khan, was recently recognized by The Journal Record as part of their 2019 list of “Fifty Making a Difference.” This list spotlights female business and community leaders making a difference in Oklahoma, and includes individuals from various sectors, both private and public. According to a press release […]

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