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State Election Board encourages registration. October 9 deadline for new registrations. And, a word from the Postal Service about mail-in ballots

The City Sentinel Staff Report   National Voter Registration Day was marked on September 22 across the nation. The Oklahoma State Election Board supported the effort by encouraging citizens across the state to register to vote. The State Election Board is reminding Oklahomans that the deadline to register for the November 3 General Election is quickly […]

Oklahoma Sierra Club releases 2020 Environmental Legislative Scorecard

By Darla SheldenCity Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma Chapter of Sierra Club recently published its 2020 Oklahoma Environmental Legislative Scorecard. The report highlights legislation of greatest importance to the overall protection and management of Oklahoma’s air, land and water, while also focusing on any legislation that impacts Oklahoma’s response to climate change, according to […]

Other Options, Inc. announces 2020-2021 Board of Directors

By Darla SheldenCity Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY — Other Options, Inc. has announced their Board of Directors for 2020-2021. Other Options is an all-volunteer nonprofit organization dedicated to providing food, resources, services, and education to at-risk individuals and families with a focus on those affected by HIV and AIDS. Cher Golding was re-elected as Board President. […]

Annual Cookies Thanksgiving Dinner boxes to be delivered in November

By Darla SheldenCity Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY – For the past 21 years, Cookies Thanksgiving, a program of Other Options, Inc., has partnered with hundreds of volunteers to prepare and deliver complete Thanksgiving meals to Oklahomans living with HIV and AIDS. “As you know, 2020 has been a unique and challenging year,” stated Mary Arbuckle, […]

Veteran’s Caucus Chair, Pro Tempore comment on independent investigation of Lawton Veterans Center, which did not substantiate allegations of abuse and neglect

The City Sentinel Staff Report Oklahoma City – Sen. Paul Rosino, Senate chair of the Legislative Veterans Caucus, said an independent investigation into social media posts alleging abuse and neglect at the Lawton Veterans Center – completed by the Oklahoma Department of Human Services (OKDHS) Advocate General — showed no substantiated findings. “I felt it […]

OCU Law Alumni Association offers Fall CLE online series

By Darla SheldenCity Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY – The inaugural Fall CLE Series, sponsored by the Oklahoma City University School of Law and The Oklahoma Bar Association Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Department, will begin online at noon on Thursday, September 24 for a brown bag session. The first online CLE program will feature Katherine Mazaheri-Franze, […]

Heads Up: If my posts go ‘missing in action” during these interesting times

Patrick B. McGuigan NOTE: This essay is adapted from a post that appeared the evening of Constitution Day (September 17) on the facebook pages for CapitolBeatOK and The City Sentinel newspaper. OKLAHOMA CITY – Should one or another of the Facebook pages with which I am affiliated go “missing in action,” I have no intention […]

Parental demand may change school choice landscape

Ray Carter, Center for Independent Journalism The pandemic-related decision to provide online-only instruction at 7.5 percent of Oklahoma school districts, rather than in-class teaching, has generated a fierce backlash from parents. Many families are demanding greater school choice, ranging from the simple opportunity to choose either in-person or virtual education to endorsing the use of […]

Oklahoma History Center presents October Kilgen Organ performance featuring Brett Valliant

By Darla SheldenCity Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma History Center (OHC) will present internationally renowned organist Brett Valliant as the featured artist for its October Kilgen Organ performance entitled “Discovering the Unit Orchestra!” The performance, scheduled for Monday, October 26, from 7 to 8:30 p.m., will take place in the Devon Great Hall […]

Latino Community Development Agency to host Virtual Awards and Recognition Event on Sept. 23

By Darla SheldenCity Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY – The Latino Community Development Agency (LCDA), Oklahoma’s largest Latino nonprofit organization, will host its 29th annual recognition and awards event in a virtual format, on Wednesday, September 23, at 11 a.m.  The event’s theme is Impacting Lives, Building Futures.  The program will honor three individuals whose lives have been positively impacted […]

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