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Dove Schools listed as Oklahoma Schools of Character, Math Challenge Saturday in Tulsa

Dove Science Academy Oklahoma City is located at 919 N.W. 23 Street in the capital city. Photo from Dove’s website.

Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY –  Some recent news from Dove Charter Schools: Dove Science Academy Oklahoma City has been named a 2017 Oklahoma School of Character. The local school is one of six in the state honored as a School of Character for this year. The only other Oklahoma County school so designated is Dove […]

Allbaugh discusses death penalty with coalition opposed to executions

Joe Allbaugh, director of the Oklahoma Department of Corrections.  Photo by Patrick B. McGuigan

Patrick B. McGuigan, editor Oklahoma City – New Oklahoma protocols and procedures for capital punishment are “in the final stages to be presented to the Attorney General’s office” soon — but will then “have to go through the court system,” said Joe Allbaugh, director of the Oklahoma Department of Corrections. Allbaugh’s comments came during a […]

Lydia Reeder’s ‘Dust Bowl Girls’ – much more than a great story about competitive sports

Patrick B. McGuigan, editor of The City Sentinel, introduced Lydia Reeder at a Jim Thorpe Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame book-signing party last week. Reeder is the author of ‘Dust Bowl Girls.’ Photo by Darla Shelden

Patrick B. McGuigan OKLAHOMA CITY – In J.R.R. Tolkein’s Lord of the Rings trilogy, the most important character is not the “king” referenced in the final installment, but Gandalf the Wizard. His is a central and heroic role, self-sacrificial and affirming of the goodness and decency in the fellowship that formed to oppose tyranny and […]

Local groups to hold Unity Rally to oppose Executive Order travel ban


by Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter Oklahoma City, OK – Americans Against the Next War (AANW) along with a coalition of other local groups will host a “No Ban No Wall Unity Rally’ and demonstration on Friday, February 10 at 1 p.m., on the south plaza of the Oklahoma State Capitol in Oklahoma City. In […]

Curbside Chronicle vendors sell Valentine’s bouquets to help OKC’s homeless

Curbside Chronicle vendor Steven Gage will be selling Valentine’s bouquets in Oklahoma City to support the employment and empowerment of people experiencing homelessness in Oklahoma City from Feb. 10-14.  Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter This month Oklahoma City residents can purchase flowers for their loved ones this Valentine’s Day while also supporting people who are working their way out of homelessness. The Curbside Chronicle has teamed with The Plant Shoppe to create Valentine’s Day bouquets that will be sold  to the public from February 10-14 […]

Kirby case triggers expanded state House training, expulsion possible in days

Rep. Dan Kirby.  File photo

Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY – House Speaker Charles McCall, R-Atoka, on Friday acted upon the recommendations of the House Special Investigation Committee to expand annual sexual harassment training for Oklahoma House of Representatives members and employees. The Committee released its findings publicly Thursday, Feb. 2, recommending Speaker McCall specifically: · Require the House to expand […]

A change in the affairs of mankind – ‘The arm of commerce has borne away the gates …’

Frederick A. Douglass, the great American abolitionist of the Nineteenth Century. Wikipedia Photo

Frederick A. Douglass Rochester, New York – While drawing encouragement from “the Declaration of Independence,” the great principles it contains, and the genius of American Institutions, my spirit is also cheered by the obvious tendencies of the age. Nations do not now stand in the same relation to each other that they did ages ago. […]

Oklahomans react to the Executive Order curbing immigration from seven Muslim countries

(L-R) US Sen. James Lankford, Ryan Kiesel, and US Rep Tom Cole.  File Photos

Patrick B. McGuigan OKLAHOMA CITY – Members of the Oklahoma congressional delegation on Monday (January 30) defended – while offering words of caution — President Donald Trump’s Executive Order banning immigration from seven Muslim countries. Several groups or individuals based in the state decried the new president’s steps — in some cases calling them excessive […]

Capitol Report for January 28: Documentary ‘Killing Richard Glossip’ scheduled, charitable state leaders garner JFK Awards

News9's Alex Cameron (left) and Patrick B. McGuigan, editor of CapitolBeatOK and The City Sentinel on the weekly show, Capitol Report.  Photo provided.

In the latest Capitol Report segment on the CBS News affiliate in Oklahoma City, analyst Patrick B. McGuigan reported on a forthcoming documentary, “Killing Richard Glossip.” It will air this spring on the Investigation Discovery Channel, part of the Discovery Network system. Award-making film-maker Joe Berlinger guided the investigation, which will be broadcast over two […]

Remembering Frosty Troy

Frosty Troy  
1933 - 2017

by Patrick B. McGuigan OKLAHOMA CITY – Beginning around two decades ago, for a few years running, the names of two Oklahoma journalists and their respective (and saintly) wives began to appear in the annual list of supporters for the Benedictine Sisters, who were seeking means to support their Red Plains Monastery in Piedmont, Oklahoma. […]

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