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2014-07-23 12:33:56

100 Percent of Proceeds to Benefit Make-A-Wish of Oklahoma TULSA, Okla., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For most people, purchasing a new home is a wish come true. Thanks to a unique partnership between Williams & Williams® Worldwide Real Estate Auction, Simmons Homes and Make-A-Wish of Oklahoma, one new homeowner can fulfill their wish and grant wishes for more than 30 children battling life threatening medical conditions in Oklahoma. On August 7(th), a newly constructed home...

2014-07-22 08:32:00

Griswold Home Care, a non-medical in-home care company that refers caregivers who provide in-home support for older adults, presented a $1,000 scholarship to Hayden Sparks, a Oklahoma area student. PHILADELPHIA, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In the fall of 2013, Griswold Home Care created a bi-annual scholarship for students pursuing higher education. The first-ever recipient of this scholarship, Hayden Sparks, was announced as the winner of the scholarship contest on July...

2014-07-22 08:22:02

TULSA, Okla., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading personal finance website GOBankingRates recognizes Arvest Bank's Summer Loan Sale, offering Oklahoma customers affordable personal loans for everything from boats and jet skis to cars and RVs. Arvest Bank's sale, which ends July 31, 2014, includes rates as low as 2.49% APR, providing residents throughout Oklahoma, Missouri, Arkansas and Kansas with financing on new loans between $5,000 and $150,000....

2014-07-21 16:27:51

HOUSTON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gastar Exploration Inc. (NYSE MKT: GST) ("Gastar") today reported that estimated proved reserves of natural gas, oil and condensate and natural gas liquids (NGLs) as of June 30, 2014 totaled 78.0 million barrels of oil equivalent (BOE), a 43% increase over December 31, 2013 proved reserves of 54.6 million BOE, as estimated by our third-party reserve engineers in accordance with SEC regulations. Of the 78.0 million BOE of mid-year reserves, 54%...

2014-07-21 16:22:26

TULSA, Okla., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of ONE Gas, Inc. (NYSE: OGS) today declared a quarterly dividend of 28 cents per share of common stock, payable Aug. 15, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business Aug. 1, 2014. ONE Gas announced previously that it expects the quarterly dividend to be 28 cents per share in 2014, or $1.12 per share on an annualized basis, with annual dividend growth of 5 percent between 2014 and 2018, with a target...

2014-07-18 23:06:02

VALOR Training is being provided by the Institute for Intergovernmental Research and offered August 26–27 at the Rose State College campus in Midwest City. http://www.rose.edu Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Increasing cases of ambush-style assaults on law enforcement officers have prompted new tactics. Training in these tactics is being provided by the Institute for Intergovernmental Research and offered August 26–27 at the Rose State College campus in Midwest City....

2014-07-16 23:02:15

Cherokee Company Providing Full Range of Professional Services and Products to all Departments and Agencies of the U.S. Government TULSA, Okla. (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Cherokee Nation Technologies was recently awarded the One Acquisition Solution for Integrated Services (OASIS) Small Business contract by the U.S. General Services Administration. The new hybrid acquisition vehicle provides a full range of professional services and products to all departments and agencies of the U.S....

2014-07-15 23:04:59

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, TX (PRWEB) July 15, 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 June, the first 40 casino finalists have qualified to compete for the national title...

2014-07-15 16:23:30

TULSA, Okla., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ONE Gas, Inc. (NYSE: OGS) will release its second-quarter 2014 earnings after the market closes on Aug. 4, 2014. The ONE Gas executive management team will participate in a conference call the following day, Aug. 5, 2014, at 11 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time (10 a.m. Central Daylight Time). The call also will be carried live on the ONE Gas website. To participate in the telephone conference call, dial 877-548-7906, pass code 9859197, or...

2014-07-15 16:23:28

TULSA, Okla., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ONEOK, Inc. (NYSE: OKE) and ONEOK Partners, L.P. (NYSE: OKS) will release their second-quarter 2014 earnings after the market closes on Aug. 5, 2014. ONEOK's and ONEOK Partners' executive management will participate in a joint conference call the following day on Aug. 6, 2014, at 11 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time (10 a.m. Central Daylight Time). The call also will be carried live on ONEOK's and ONEOK Partners' websites. To participate in the...


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
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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