Tulsa, OK – The proposed new comprehensive plan for the city of Tulsa is turned over to Tulsa City Council for adoption.
The Tulsa Planning Commission signs off on the PLANiTULSA new comprehensive plan. The plan comes at a time when Tulsa is losing population. Planner John Fregonese says there is no need to panic. He says Dallas was also losing population until a new plan was adopted there. Since then, Dallas has grown by 82,000.
The plan will serve as a blue-print for Tulsa's future growth.
McAlester, OK – Inmate escapes from Oklahoma prison
McALESTER, Okla. (AP) Authorities say an inmate escaped overnight from a McAlester prison.
Oklahoma Corrections Department spokesman Jerry Massie said Monday that 34-year-old Stephen G. Thomas was discovered missing during the 8:30 a.m. head count Monday at Jackie Brannon Correctional Center, a minimum-security prison.
Prison records show Thomas is scheduled for release in 2020 on convictions for injury of a minor child and possession of an explosive device.
Tulsa, OK – This is a human tragedy beyond imagination. Our hearts and prayers go out to their families. No words can describe the loss the families are experiencing. It was an honor to work with these three men and I know they would want us to continue to build US Highland into a leading U.S. powersports company. They were all true visionaries and will be deeply missed," commented Dr. Steven A. Moell, Chief Executive Officer of US Highland, Inc.
Tulsa, OK – 3 die when plane goes down in Tulsa, Okla., park
TULSA, Okla. (AP) Authorities say a twin-engine plane whose pilot asked to make an emergency landing at Tulsa International Airport went down instead in a wooded area of a city park northwest of the airport, killing all three people aboard.
Tulsa, OK – Tulsa County is vulnerable to natural and man-made hazards. The scope of the proposed Tulsa County Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan focuses on the unincorporated areas of county. The Tulsa County Technical and Citizens Advisory Committees identified the 150 natural and man-made hazards deemed to be a threat to the Tulsa County citizens. The Tulsa County Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plans identifies both long and short tern hazard mitigation possibilities.