Latest Osage County, Oklahoma Stories
By ANDREA EGER It lets them pick up credits quickly during summer. Summer school at Tulsa Learning Academy is not for slackers.
By Laurie Winslow, Tulsa World, Okla. Jul. 11--Joe W. Craft III, president, CEO and a board member of Alliance Resource Partners LP, was among the winners named as the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2008 in the Southwest Area. He won in the category of energy, chemical and mining.
By DAVID HARPER What started out as a secondary airfield has become one of the busiest U.S. aviation hubs. You may have heard that Jones Riverside Airport is one of the busiest in the country, but Dr. Thomas Dodson had another description for it Saturday.
By D.R. Stewart, Tulsa World, Okla. Jul. 11--The Tulsa Airports Improvement Trust voted Thursday to approve an initial payment to the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority, solidifying their commitment to automated-pay PikePass parking at Tulsa International Airport next year.
By Michael Smith, Tulsa World, Okla. Jul. 11--When you think of Oklahoma's cultural icons, you have to think of jazz legend Chet Baker, country music star Roy Clark, Oscar-winning actor Ben Johnson and guitarist/songwriter J.J. Cale.
By D.R. Stewart, Tulsa World, Okla. Jul. 8--AT&T Inc. is offering the opportunity for Tulsans to be the center of their entertainment and communications universe via the Internet, company executives said Monday.
By Sam Powell, Tulsa World, Okla. Jul. 6--Free fishing clinics continue for several more weeks at the Zebco casting pond adjacent to the Oklahoma Aquarium in Jenks. Registration is required and can be done by calling the Wildlife Department at (918) 299-2334.
By Lee Logan, Tulsa World, Okla. Jul. 6--The lake's marinas were all open and reported normal holiday business. SKIATOOK -- High water thinned out the crowds at Skiatook Lake on Saturday, but some residents still came out with their boats, fishing poles and picnic baskets.
By Steve Lackmeyer, The Oklahoman Jul. 3--TULSA -- Jared Jordan, Trevor Tack and Jason Hurt are self-described full-time downtowners who are betting the opening of BOK Center arena will transform the heart of Tulsa into a thriving entertainment destination.
By Jennifer Palmer, The Oklahoman Jul. 3--When Deanna Robertson started working at Riverside Airport in the 1970s, a gallon of fuel cost 42 cents. Today, it's about $5 a gallon. Back then, cows occasionally meandered onto the runways, and airport workers chased them off, she said.
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