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2013-11-26 23:28:32

Brother/Sister Lain and Kelsey VanOgle head to Tulsa for the USA BMX Grands, leading the points standings for USA BMX National Championships. Gilbert, AZ (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 Both professional BMX racers and Olympians from all over the World will be joining North America’s fastest amateur racers this weekend in Tulsa, Oklahoma, to compete for the illustrious USA BMX No.1 Championships. Over half of the 48 competitors from last year’s London Olympic Games are expected to compete,...

2013-11-25 08:28:54

PRYOR, Okla., Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Orchids Paper Products Company (NYSE MKT: TIS) today announced its plans to invest $30.4MM to upgrade its paper making and converting assets in Pryor, Oklahoma. The paper mill project will replace two existing paper machines and start-up in approximately 20 months. The new paper machine will be supplied by Recard, S.p.A, providing the following advantages: -- Improved quality and manufacturing flexibility. The new paper machine will...

2013-11-22 23:40:22

The Central Oklahoma National Association of Women Business Owners Honors 32 Years of Past Presidents at 2013 Annual Holiday Gala Oklahoma City, OK (PRWEB) November 22, 2013 The Central Oklahoma National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO®) announces the 2013 Holiday Black & White Masked Gala, December 6, 2013, 7:00 p.m., at the Allegiance Credit Union Banquet Hall, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. This year’s Holiday Gala will honor the chapter's trailblazing Past...

2013-11-21 16:26:26

CTCA Solidifies New Leadership Team and Positions Organization for Future Growth SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Steve Mackin has been named Chief Operating Officer for Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA). Mackin formerly served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Southwestern Regional Medical Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma. During his tenure at Southwestern, Mackin was responsible for the expansion of...

2013-11-21 16:22:37

2014 Earnings Guidance and Three-year Forecasts to be Discussed TULSA, Okla., Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ONEOK, Inc. (NYSE: OKE), ONEOK Partners, L.P. (NYSE: OKS) and ONE Gas, Inc. will hold an investor conference on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013, in New York City, from 9 a.m. Eastern Standard Time (8 a.m. Central Standard Time) to noon Eastern Standard Time (11 a.m. Central Standard Time). The meeting also will be carried live on ONEOK's and ONEOK Partners' websites. The meeting will be hosted...

2013-11-21 12:28:34

OKLAHOMA CITY, Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John D. Doak has determined that President Obama's administrative fix to the Affordable Care Act isn't needed in Oklahoma because consumers in both the individual and small group health insurance markets were offered early policy renewals. "Thankfully, we worked with the insurance industry and stayed ahead of the curve on this latest Obamacare fiasco," said Doak. "By allowing early renewals, consumers...

2013-11-20 23:32:53

Grayco Plumbing and Drains has opened a new service center in Sapulpa, Oklahoma with 24 hour emergency plumbing services, as well as a full line of commercial and residential plumbing services. Sapulpa, OK (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 Grayco Plumbing and Drains is proud to announce their newest location in Sapulpa, Oklahoma. Sapulpa Plumber provides fast and courteous service to rural and urban residential and commercial buildings throughout Tulsa and Creek County. “Our Sapulpa Plumbers...

2013-11-20 16:22:55

TULSA, Okla., Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ONEOK, Inc. (NYSE: OKE) and ONEOK Partners, L.P. (NYSE: OKS) will participate in the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Energy Conference on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013, and Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, in Miami, Florida. John W. Gibson, chairman and chief executive officer of ONEOK and ONEOK Partners, will present at the conference on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013, at 2:05 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (1:05 p.m. Central Standard Time). The conference...

2013-11-18 16:22:22

TULSA, Okla., Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ONEOK Partners, L.P. (NYSE: OKS) will participate in the RBC Capital Markets' MLP Conference on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013, in Dallas, Texas. Terry K. Spencer, ONEOK Partners president, will conduct a series of meetings with investment-community representatives at the conference. The materials utilized at the conference will be accessible on the ONEOK Partners website, www.oneokpartners.com, on Thursday, Nov. 21, at 8 a.m. Eastern...

2013-11-17 23:03:02

Narconon Arrowhead drug and alcohol rehabilitation center in Oklahoma is providing voluntary Bible study class for its program participants. (PRWEB) November 17, 2013 Narconon Arrowhead, a drug and alcohol rehabilitation treatment facility in Oklahoma, is again providing a voluntary Bible study class for its program participants. The increasingly popular group meets from six to nine p.m. three times weekly and is run by a local pastor. Many Narconon program participants are experiencing...


Latest Oklahoma Reference Libraries

Ouachita National Forest
2013-12-24 11:17:49

Ouachita National Forest is a United States National Forest that is located in eastern areas of Oklahoma and western areas of Arkansas. This forest holds 1,784,457 acres and is the oldest national forest in the southern portion of the United States. This forest holds six designated wilderness areas including Black Fork Mountain Wilderness and Flatside Wilderness. This forest extends through fifteen counties including Le Flore County in Oklahoma and Logan and Yell counties in Arkansas....

Flint Hills
2013-04-19 14:38:33

The Flint Hills, known historically as Bluestern Pastures or Blue Stem Hills, are a group of hills located in eastern Kansas reaching into north central Oklahoma, extending from Marshall County and Washington County in Kansas in the north to Cowley County, Kansas and Osage and Kay counties in Oklahoma towards the south. The people of Oklahoma usually refer to the same geologic formation as the Osage Hills or “The Osage”. The Flint Hills are designated as a unique ecoregion due to it...

High Plains (United States)
2013-04-18 22:49:08

The High Plains are a sub region of the Great Plains mainly in the Western United States, but also partially in the Midwest states of Kansas, Nebraska, and South Dakota, generally ecompassing the western portion of the Great Plains before the region reaches the Rocky Mountains. The High Plains are located in southeastern Wyoming, southwestern South Dakota, eastern Colorado, western Nebraska, eastern New Mexico, western Kansas, northwestern Texas and western Oklahoma. They rise in elevation...

A Cold Front On The Weather Map
2012-06-18 21:09:52

Looking at our weather map above we can see a cold front moving through the states of Oklahoma and Kansas. The major thing about a cold front is the weather it can bring with it. The eastern side of the cold front provides two chances to receive precipitation. The first one is known as a squall line which usually forms some 50-150 miles ahead of the cold front. The squall line can be responsible for bringing severe weather in the form of super-cell thunderstorms. The second part...

2012-06-18 07:33:03

Symbol: CAOK Group: Monocot Family: Cyperaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   CASTO Carex stipata Muhl. ex Willd. var. oklahomensis (Mack.) Gleason Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:KS, MO, MS, TN, TX Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision  ...

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