R.I.P. Jake Flint, 1985 – 2022

Oklahoma Red Dirt musi­cian Jake Flint, age 37, died Sunday, mere hours after mar­ry­ing his fiancée, Brenda. His long­time pub­li­cist Clif Doyal con­firmed to The Oklahoman that the Red Dirt musi­cian died in his sleep hours after say­ing his vows. Norman musi­cian Mike Hosty had pro­vided the recep­tion music from a ply­wood stage under a cir­cus tent as… Read More …

The Valentine’s Day Blizzard, Norman, Oklahoma

On Valentine’s Day, 2021, a mas­sive win­ter storm pushed across the cen­tral and south­ern US plains, plung­ing tem­per­a­tures to record-break­ing lows and dump­ing sig­nif­i­cant snow over the affected areas. In the ensu­ing days, grid oper­a­tors enacted rolling black­outs and power out­ages affected mil­lions of Oklahoma and Texas res­i­dents. All 254 Texas coun­ties were affected. The tem­per­a­ture at… Read More …

Early In-Person Absentee Voting, 2018 Mid-Terms, Cleveland County, Oklahoma

Cleveland County res­i­dents may cast early in-per­son absen­tee bal­lots at the Cleveland County Election Board at 641 East Robinson Street (just east of the fair­grounds) begin­ning today. Polls are open from 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM today and Friday, and again from 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM on Saturday. […]

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