On Sunday the 25th -- at Grace Lutheran Church (2331 East 5th Place) in Tulsa -- the 28th Annual Knippa Interfaith / Ecumenical Lecture will be given. It is free to the public, it starts at 7pm, and it will feature the Rev. Dr. John M. Buchanan, Pastor Emeritus of the Fourth Presbyterian Church of Chicago (where he served for more than 25 years). Buchanan is also the editor and publisher of The Christian Century magazine; he has received numerous doctorates and honors for his scholarship, and he's written three books.
At the end of 2014, a surprising announcement appeared in the Tulsa World. A subsequent news item expanding on this announcement had the following headline: "Morton Clinics Won't Accept New Uninsured Patients, Citing State Cuts to Funding." Morton Comprehensive Health Services -- with clinics in Tulsa, Nowata, and Bartlesville -- is one of Northeastern Oklahoma's leading providers of health care for uninsured patients.
Several Tulsa police officers were honored Tuesday by Chief Chuck Jordan.
"This is a really good day for the police department," Jordan said. "We're celebrating two things. One is years of service for several of our officers. Another is a promotion ceremony where we're promoting everyone from corporals through the rank of deputy chief. I don't remember us doing that for a long, long time."
Continuing its mission to offer a high quality music and cultural Festival for Oklahoma audiences, OK Mozart celebrated its 30th anniversary season this past June. Among its offerings, OK Mozart presented a chamber music series featuring internationally acclaimed pianist Jon Kimura Parker, one of America's highest-profile ensembles, the dynamic Miró Quartet and woodwind players from the Amici New York orchestra; the collaborators returning this season having also appeared at the Festival in 2013. Recorded concerts are held at the Bartlesville Community Center and St.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The George Kaiser Family Foundation has announced more than $6.3 million in grants to benefit nearly 80 area social service agencies.
The Tulsa-based foundation announced the donations on Monday.
The charitable organization says more than $4.2 million was donated to support human service organizations; $1 million supported community health organizations and more than $1.3 million was donated earlier last year to support basic services for various education groups.
The Tulsa School Board has reportedly narrowed the search for a new School Superintendent to two candidates. Both of the candidates have ties to the Tulsa area.
Deborah Gist is a Tulsa native and attended college at the University of Oklahoma. She is currently the Education Commissioner for the state of Rhode Island. It is similar to Oklahoma’s State School Superintendent. However, in Rhode Island it is an appointed position rather than an elected position.