Author Archives: Gazette Staff


Chicken-Fried News: Hopeful highways

Chicken-Fried News: Hopeful highways

Oklahoma Highway Patrol state troopers can breathe easier since mileage restrictions and possible furloughs due to budget cuts are now off the table.


Chicken-Fried News: Ideal budget

The governor said the not ideal budget bill was not ideal days before it passed, and other lawmakers agreed.


Chicken-Fried News: Seeing gold

Facebook and other social media platforms can sometimes morph into places where loose circles of friends complain about society’s various woes. Yet on occasion, some truly heartwarming content can seep through and become viral. One such instance occurred in late May, when 12-year-old Oklahoma City resident Darci Lynne Farmer shared her impressive ventriloquism act on


Oklahoma Gazette staff reviewed a few of our favorite deadCenter Film Festival features for you

Oklahoma Gazette editorial staff rounded up some of their deadCenter Film Festival favorites for this year’s event, which runs Thursday through Sunday at venues across downtown Oklahoma City. The Scent of Rain & Lightning Narrative feature 7 p.m. Thursday at Harkins Bricktown 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Harkins Bricktown The Scent of Rain & Lightning begins with

Chicken-Fried News: Oklahoma nightmare

Let’s say you are an avid follower of Oklahoma politics but fell and hit your head when leaving the Capitol tunnel after Gov. Mary Fallin’s State of the State Address on Feb. 6. Let’s say the fall knocked you into a coma. More than four months later, you emerged from unconsciousness with questions burning in

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