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2014-09-09 08:33:16

Company Receives Purchase Order for its Rx DrugSAFE Fingerprint Lock-boxes HENDERSON, Nev., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rx Safes, Inc., the manufacturer of fingerprint recognition home prescription lock-boxes has been named winning bidder of a solicitation issued by the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs Control. The Company has received a Purchase Order issued by the Bureau for 500 units of the Rx DrugSAFE, which will be given to at risk families in the State....

2014-09-08 08:23:07

HOUSTON, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gastar Exploration Inc. ("Gastar") (NYSE MKT: GST) is pleased to provide an operational update on recent well results and activity in the Utica/Point Pleasant play in West Virginia and in the Hunton Limestone play in north-central Oklahoma. Well Results The Simms U-5H well in Marshall County, West Virginia, Gastar's first Utica/Point Pleasant well, produced at an initial 48-hour gross sales rate of 29.4 MMcf/d of natural gas on a 30/64ths choke...

2014-09-04 16:22:42

OKLAHOMA CITY, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SandRidge Energy, Inc. (NYSE: SD) today announced that its board of directors approved a program to repurchase up to $200 million of the company's common stock. Under the program's terms, shares may be repurchased on the open market, through privately negotiated transactions such as block trades, or by other means as determined by SandRidge's management and in accordance with the requirements of the Securities and Exchange Commission. The...

2014-09-04 12:30:06

ONE NIGHT, EIGHT-MAN TOURNAMENT ACTION LIVE ON PPV FROM TULSA, OKLA. ON OCT. 3 TULSA, Okla., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Two consummate performers in WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross and recently retired UFC superstar Chael Sonnen have teamed up to form what is bound to be one of the most memorable commentary teams in sports entertainment history, and will call the world-class Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) action on the LIVE pay-per-view telecast of BattleGrounds MMA: 'O.N.E.'...

2014-09-03 23:01:58

Emily E. Campbell elected to the firm’s shareholder ranks Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 Dunlap Codding is pleased to announce that Emily E. Campbell has been elected to the firm’s shareholder ranks. She has been an associate at the firm, an intern during law school, and the first undergraduate technical specialist hired by the firm at the urging of the University of Oklahoma’s then Acting Dean of the College of Engineering. Emily has served as the head of the...

2014-09-02 23:05:03

The nation’s best slot tournament players are vying for a chance at the National Championship, competing in the National TournEvent of Champions casino qualifiers across the country. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 Multimedia Games (Nasdaq:MGAM) is hosting the National TournEvent of Champions in collaboration with casinos across the country to crown the nation’s best slot tournament player. Through the first weekend of August, 78 finalists, representing 69 casinos have...

2014-08-29 23:12:01

Oklahoma’s largest school district will serve students more efficiently following its selection of Infinite Campus, a state-preferred vendor with a decade of WAVE reporting experience. Oklahoma City Public Schools (OKCPS) is upgrading from an old, text-based system and is impressed with the many features and tools in the modern, Web-based Infinite Campus District Edition. Blaine, Minn. (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Oklahoma’s largest school district will serve students more efficiently...

2014-08-29 23:08:28

Honda dealer in northern Oklahoma is reopening its doors as Stillwater Honda for all residents in Payne County. Stillwater, OK (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Stillwater Honda, formerly known as Barry Sanders Honda, is reopening its doors in Stillwater, Oklahoma. This Honda dealer is located at 4300 West 6th Avenue, and it will be featuring a wide selection of new Honda models, as well as pre-owned Honda cars, trucks and SUVs in stock. Honda Stillwater is the area’s finest Honda dealership that...

2014-08-27 23:10:51

Dunlap Codding welcomes Evan W. Talley as an associate attorney Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Dunlap Codding is pleased to announce that Evan W. Talley has joined the firm as an associate attorney. Firm managing shareholder Nicholas D. Rouse said, “We look forward to having Evan on the team as we continue to strive to provide the utmost in service and value to our clients.” Talley’s practice focuses on complex commercial transactions, business tort, and...

2014-08-27 23:02:22

Military personnel and their spouses will have the opportunity to learn about online career training and special military tuition assistance programs available through World Education.net and its partner OU Outreach at the upcoming Oklahoma City All Veterans Career Fair. (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 World Education.net is pleased to announce that it will be among the exhibitors at the upcoming Oklahoma City All Veterans Job Fair. The event is a joint production of the DAV and RecruitMilitary,...


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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Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'