July 3rd, 2013
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) â€” Another long-lost light fixture is returning to its home at the Oklahoma Senate.
After hearing about ongoing Senate renovations, Coy Green of Norman learned that a large floor lamp he purchased at a swap meet more than 40 years ago was housed in the Senate in 1918.
Green delivered the lamp to Senate officials on Tuesday, telling them it needed to be home.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) â€” Overall revenue collections to the state treasury were down last month about $19 million compared to June 2012, but collections for the entire fiscal year outpaced those from last year, Oklahoma Treasurer Ken Miller announced Tuesday.
Gross receipts for the month of June were about $976 million, a decrease of about 1.9 percent from June 2012, according to figures released by Miller's office.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) â€” Oklahoma State University says it's created a scholarship fund to help students affected by the deadly tornadoes that raked parts of the state in May.
School officials say the fund wasÂ createdÂ to provide an opportunity for donorsÂ to support studentsÂ dealing with loss of life orÂ significant property damage.
Current or incoming students affected by the tornadoes should contact the school's Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships.
Midget Regional Tournament
At Willie Darneal Field, Panama
Poteau Outlaws 8, Silo 1
Kingston Outlaws 22, Stigler Rampage 0
Panama Boomers 7, Stilwell Indians 4
Peewee Regional Tournament
Talihina Tigers 6, Antlers Cats 2
Heavener Thunder 14, Atoka Cats 6
Coach-Pitch Regional Tournament
At Heavener Blues Park
Poteau Sluggers 12, Durant Lions 5
Wister Wildcats 7, Caddo Bruins 0
Durant Diamondbacks 10, Sallisaw Cardinals 3
Atoka Yellowjackets 12, Poteau Sluggers 5
Stilwell Warriors 8, Wister Wildcats 5
Heavener Hurricanes 20, Porum Yankees 5
PANAMA â€” After a two-year hiatus from the bench of the Panama High School boys basketball team, Ryne Perdue is back.
After spending the last two years at Muskogee, Perdue is returning to take over the coaching duties with the Panama Razorbacks basketball team.
â€śWhen I was here before, it was a great place to be,â€ť Perdue said. â€śThe people were great. That wasn't the nature of me leaving. With the opportunity to come back and the position open, It seemed like a good thing to do.â€ť
The Rev. James Mabry, formerly of Fairview, died Monday, July 1, 2013, at Baylor Medical Center in Dallas. He was 89.
James was born April 1, 1924, to Florence and Eric Emory Mabry in Hughes. He served in World War II as a merchant seaman.Â
James met and married his soul mate, Yoshiko Kanashiro on March 19, 1953, in Yokohama, Japan.