Tulsa, OK – The Council is upset the Mayor has not spent money it ordered when it overrode his veto. Councilor Jack Henderson wants the street lights back on now. A man was killed on a darken section of the I-D-L. The Mayor however, contends he can't spend money that he isn't sure will materialize.
Tulsa, OK – Skiatook board accepts president's resignation
SKIATOOK, Okla. (AP) In the wake of a critical grand jury report, Skiatook's school board has reorganized after accepting the resignation of its president.
Kenneth Cooper, who had been on the board for seven years, announced his resignation earlier this month after a grand jury indicted the school's former superintendent for embezzlement and bribery and said Cooper should be removed from office.
Tulsa, OK – The 2010 Tulsa football team will be introduced to the public
Tulsa, Oklahoma -- The Annual Golden Hurricane Football Kickoff Luncheon, sponsored by the Tulsa Metro Chamber and The University of Tulsa, is set for Thursday, August 19th at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in downtown Tulsa.
The luncheon will begin at 12 noon as the 2010 version of the Golden Hurricane football team will be introduced to the public.
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.