Oklahoma educators plan to rally to renew demands made at a massive Capitol demonstration a year ago for more classroom funding and better salaries.
This time, they will have a new ally in Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister. The former public school teacher and ex-state Board of Education member plans to add her voice to the thousands of teachers, school administrators and parents expected at the March 30 rally.
The Republican defeated former state Schools Superintendent Janet Barresi in the GOP primary.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Three lawsuits over an Oklahoma bus crash that killed four North Central Texas College softball players have been dismissed or settled; but the reasons for dismissal and terms of the settlement have not been released.
SEMINOLE, Okla. (AP) — A man and a woman have been found dead inside a sport utility vehicle in a ditch in Seminole and homicide is suspected.
The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation says the bodies of 30-year-old Summer Gokey and 26-year-old Joseph Bounds were found about 7:30 a.m. Saturday. The OSBI says the bodies were discovered after a passer-by reported seeing the SUV in the ditch in northeastern Seminole.
The suspected causes of the deaths was not released.
The OSBI says the agency was asked by Seminole police to assist in the investigation.
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