Basketball, guns and money sounds like a country song

Basketball, guns and money sounds like a country song

There are a handful of very important things in the news recently.I was mulling over the top three — basketball, guns and money. It almost sound...

May 16th, 2016 |  


Will you or will you not?

How could someone with the assets of Prince NOT have a will?A judge has determined that Prince did not have a will and that his estate, estimated to b...

May 9th, 2016 |  


Your view

Your view

Editor,With a storied career in the Oklahoma legislature, Mr. Benson has every right and possibly an obligation to express his opinions on the sorry s...

May 9th, 2016 |  


He made his presence known

He made his presence known

I had the opportunity and distinct pleasure to attend a prayer breakfast this week at the First United Methodist Church.The Rev. David Player, their p...

May 9th, 2016 |  


Limited funding increases opportunities

Limited funding increases opportunities

Early this year the state board of education voted unanimously to cut about 3 percent of the current fiscal year’s school budget, cutting public...

May 1st, 2016 |  


Watch out for rattlesnakes when you visit the farm

Watch out for rattlesnakes when you visit the farm

Comedian Jerry Seinfeld once said his hit TV sitcom series was simply “a show about nothing.” Maybe that’s what my weekly column wil...

May 1st, 2016 |  


The rumble in Oklahoma is more than thunder

The rumble in Oklahoma is more than thunder

The first thing that struck me about Southwest Oklahoma was the broad expanse of land and huge stretch of sky overhead.My initial visit this year was ...

April 24th, 2016 |  


The One About the Band Trip

The One About the Band Trip

It seems to me that our community is in a pretty good mood these days, and for many very good reasons. Our lakes and ponds are full and there is water...

February 6th, 2016 |  


As for me and my house…

As for me and my house…

There has been some debate over the past several years about what to say when greeting one another at this time of the year. For most, saying “M...

December 21st, 2015 |  


A commitment to keeping dreams affordable

As college presidents, working in collaboration with the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education, continue to review the cost of a higher educatio...

November 14th, 2015 |