OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) â€” Noted author and death penalty abolitionist Sister Helen Prejean is urging Oklahomans to reconsider the death penalty while the Supreme Court decides whether the state's lethal injection method is constitutional.
The Roman Catholic nun and author of the book "Dead Man Walking" joined a group of death penalty opponents Monday calling on Oklahomans to consider joining the 18 states that have abolished it. The group also delivered more than 30,000 online petition signatures to Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin's office.
TAHLEQUAH â€” The Poteau junior high wrestling team won last weekendâ€™s Green Country Duals Tournament.
Poteau beat Pryor (39-30), Muskogee (66-9), Tahlequah (55-24), Bixby (39-36) and McAlester (the final score was not available). Poteau finished first in the team standings, followed by McAlester, Pryor, Catoosa and Tulsa Union.