Monthly Archives: March 2005

Cole town meeting gets old

Either the town of Wilson has a mighty nice storm shelter, or a pretty crappy gymnasium. U.S. Representative Tom Cole visited with Wilson residents Monday during a special town hall meeting at the new community storm shelter and physical education … Continue reading

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Big crime, little jail

Bryan County doesn’t need no fancy detective to get to the bottom of things. They have Sheriff Sturch to figure things out. Area growth, more arrests blamed for jail overcrowding And here I was thinking the criminals were just getting … Continue reading

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Bush think

Most everyone agrees that President Bush is not the brightest bulb, but he doesn’t seem too concerned about the results of this presidential commission report belittling his intelligence. U.S. Intelligence ‘Dead Wrong’ on Iraq-Report The commission’s bluntly written report, based … Continue reading

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Just open a window

Everyone knows the earth’s biosphere is pretty much a closed system; meaning we’re stuck with the resources we have. They can be recycled, filtered or otherwise altered, but there’s no Milky Way Wal-Mart to replenish earth’s pantry, or a lunar … Continue reading

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Don’t like the weather? Wait five minutes

For those of you disgusted by having to wait every 15 minutes for Oklahoma’s Mesonet to transmit weather data from its 110 monitoring stations in all 77 counties, disgust no more. Mesonet Data Now Available Every Five Minutes Since the … Continue reading

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Bricktown flashback

I visited Bricktown last night for the first time since the last comedy club closed its doors there some time ago. The wife and I were always big fans of the Bricktown comedy clubs from the beginning, back when you … Continue reading

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OSHA burdens business

Last December, Yaffe Iron and Metal in Muskogee had a furnace explosion in which two workers died. After an investigation, OSHA cited the company for essentially not knowing what they were doing. The company was cited for inadequate documentation for … Continue reading

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Suspension: If not now, when?

Some parents in Stilwell are trying to tell school officials how to discipline a nine-year old kid for an incident that happened back on March 4th. We are talking about trained school administrative professionals, and according to Stilwell Superintendent Marion … Continue reading

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Get excited!

Governor Jack Walton just delivered his latest issue of the Oklahoma Partisan. The “big” story this issue: Hiett asked to wear looser pants when discussing lawsuit reform Some say speaker’s enthusiasm is too obvious Volume 2 Issue 8 (pdf) (See … Continue reading

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Sex and power in Oklahoma

While Angelina Jolie doesn’t strike me as the most beautiful woman in the world, you won’t get an argument from me with her being one of the sexiest. Actress and activist Angelina Jolie, 29, has been voted the sexiest woman … Continue reading

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