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2014-08-20 08:23:26

OKLAHOMA CITY, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SandRidge Energy, Inc. (NYSE: SD) ("SandRidge" or the "Company") today announces changes in leadership within its executive management team:

2014-08-19 12:32:41

NICOMA PARK, Okla., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Oklahoma Virtual Charter Academy, a public online school serving students in grades K-12, will have hundreds of students returning to school Tuesday, August 26 - without ever leaving their homes. "Oklahoma Virtual Charter Academy is committed to inspiring and preparing children to achieve the highest levels of academic achievement through the innovative, challenging, and research-based K¹² curriculum," said Sheryl Tatum,...

2014-08-18 23:00:41

August is designated as Family Fun month, and Narconon Arrowhead is releasing tips to help families focus on drug-free, active, and healthful experiences which all family members can share and enjoy. Canadian, Oklahoma (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 The Importance of Family Narconon Arrowhead executives and staff recognize that the family is the basic building block of our society. It is the first group we belong to as a child. It is the source of our upbringing and the values which we learn...

2014-08-18 16:21:48

TULSA, Okla., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ONEOK Partners, L.P. (NYSE: OKS) will participate in the Citi One-on-One Master Limited Partnership/Midstream Infrastructure Conference on Wednesday and Thursday, Aug. 20-21, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Terry K. Spencer, ONEOK Partners president and chief executive officer, and Derek S. Reiners, ONEOK Partners senior vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer, will conduct a series of one-on-one meetings with investment-community...

2014-08-14 20:22:25

OKLAHOMA CITY, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In partnership with the Oklahoma Historical Society, OKPOP Museum, Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame and BancFirst, the Oklahoma Tourism and Recreation Department will launch Rhythm & Routes, an interactive music trail on Friday, August 15. To access Rhythm & Routes, go to www.TravelOK.com/musictrail. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140814/136400 Through this new, interactive website, music fans will now be able to explore the...

2014-08-14 12:22:48

Numerous donors and George Kaiser Family Foundation gift $350MM public park to Tulsa Community TULSA, Okla., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- River Parks Authority, a local public trust in the Tulsa community, today announced a historic partnership with George Kaiser Family Foundation (GKFF) on the future Gathering Place for Tulsa. Under the agreement, GKFF will give ownership of the park to River Parks Authority and will ensure ongoing operation, maintenance and programming for the...

2014-08-12 08:40:11

Area underserved by major operators to get ultra-broadband mobile access for improved quality of voice telephony, Internet, video and gaming on smartphones and tablets PARIS, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) is to deploy a complete 4G LTE overlay network in the Midwestern U.S. states of Oklahoma and Kansas to enable Pioneer Cellular, an affiliate of Pioneer Telephone Cooperative, to offer ultra-broadband mobile access to its customers and enable...

2014-08-11 23:05:05

ResearchMoz.us include new market research report "Top 20 North America Independent E&P Companies - Financial & Operational Fundamental Analysis and Benchmarking-2014" to its huge collection of research reports. Full Report @ http://www.researchmoz.us/top-20-north-america-independent-eandp-companies-financial-and-operational-fundamental-analysis-and-benchmarking-2014-report.html. Albany, NewYork (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 Top 20 North America Independent E&P Companies -...

2014-08-11 16:22:29

TULSA, Okla., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ONEOK, Inc. (NYSE: OKE) and ONEOK Partners, L.P. (NYSE: OKS) will participate in the 5(th) Annual Tuohy Brothers Energy Conference on Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, in New York City. Terry K. Spencer, ONEOK and ONEOK Partners president and chief executive officer, and other members of the ONEOK and ONEOK Partners management team will conduct a series of one-on-one meetings with investment-community representatives at the conference. The...

2014-08-08 20:22:04

TULSA, Okla., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Make-A-Wish of Oklahoma can grant the wishes of more than 60 critically-ill children thanks to a first-of-a-kind home auction which raised $500,000 last night in Broken Arrow, OK. The high bid for a newly constructed home located in The Villas of Spring Creek neighborhood was matched by a generous donation from a long-time Make-A-Wish supporter, resulting in the largest single donation of the year for the charity organization. The donation...


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
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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