Tulsa, OK – Rather than betting on the ponies, people with large wads of cash, were at Fair Meadows bidding on the trucks.
300-semi tractors from the now bankrupt Arrow Trucking of Tulsa were auctioned off to the highest bidder. The Taylor-Martin Auction Company conducted the sale. Bidders from the Tulsa area and surrounding states showed up to bid.
Stigler, OK – Transfer of Ten Commandments monument
STIGLER, Okla. (AP) A Ten Commandments monument has been moved from it location outside the Haskell County Courthouse in Stigler.
Muskogee Marble and Granite transferred the monument Wednesday morning to property in front of the American Legion building about 75 to 85 feet away. Janice Williams of the Stigler Chamber of Commerce says the granite structure was moved without incident and with little fanfare.
Tulsa, OK – The 21, 4-by-4-foot medallions to be featured on the north and west faces of ONEOK Field will be installed beginning at 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 17. There are seven design themes that will be repeated to portray Tulsa's Art Deco influence, including the City of Tulsa emblem, a drilling rig, the ONEOK Field logo, the historic Greenwood district, the Tulsa Drillers logo, the establishment of Major League Baseball and Jackie Robinson.
Tulsa, OK – The nation's prison population dropped for the first time in 40-years. But that is not the case in Oklahoma. A Pew Research Report says Oklahoma's prison population increased two-point-one percent last year.
Tulsa, OK – Commissioner John Smaligo, chairman of the Tulsa County Public Facilities Authority (generally known as the Fair Board) today announced the formation of the Driller Stadium Property Marketing Committee. The committee will solicit specific business proposals for use of the land occupied by the stadium at the corner of 15th and Yale.