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Former Oklahoma, Oklahoma State football coaches to square off on Fox

The announcement that Fox Sports television is bringing in former University of Oklahoma head football coach Barry Switzer as an analyst did more than just raise eyebrows in the CFN department. It actually got Bucky out of his chair for a quick “Boomer Sooner” yell ” which set off the building alarm.   The charismatic

Oklahoma county tries to find potential drug dog a new home

Eddie would like to be man’s best friend, but it appears some of the men in Coal County don’t want Eddie as a friend.   According to a story in the Ada Evening News, Eddie was obtained by the Coal County sheriff’s office more than a year ago to be a law enforcement drug dog.

Heat hospitalizes Oklahoma sportscaster

KWTV Channel 9’s Dean Blevins reportedly spent hours in a Tulsa emergency room after suffering fainting spells during an Aug. 6 practice round at the PGA Championship at Tulsa’s Southern Hills.   The Tulsa World reported the 51-year-old sports director was taken to St. Francis Hospital. Blevins was sweatin’ up a storm and had to

Resourceful Oklahoma man attempts to creatively hide his stash

Police arrested an Allen man recently who ended up getting caught in somewhat of a clincher.   According to the Ada Evening News, police stopped two individuals at 2 a.m. on a recent Tuesday for an alleged expired tag along with heavy exhaust fumes ” at least it looked like exhaust ” from the vehicle’s

Unique water creature wreaks havoc on Oklahoma golf course’s lake

Nothing like an aquatic creature to completely ruin your golf game.   That’s the problem right now at Claremore’s Heritage Hills Golf Course. Officials say an invasive species, the zebra mussel, muscled its way into the golf course sprinkler system via Lake Oologah, clogging it up, according to stories in The Claremore Daily Progress.  

Oklahoma’s congresswoman listed among Capitol Hill’s most beautiful

No longer languishing in Oklahoma’s backwater dating scene, U.S. Rep. Mary Fallin, R-Oklahoma City, finally is getting a chance to let her hair down, according to a Washington, D.C., insider publication.   According to the July 24 issue of “The Hill,” Fallin, 52, is listed as one of the “50 Most Beautiful People on Capitol

Oklahoma schoolteacher falls short of million-dollar prize

An Oklahoma schoolteacher gave it his best shot, but fell just short of winning a $1 million prize for using his mind and creativity.   Rick DeRennaux, who teaches special education students at Bethany High School, made the finalists’ stage of the ABC program “American Inventor.” He was among three finalists; however, DeRennaux was the

Biker babe’s brassiere brings in bucks for Oklahoma charity

OK, CFN readers, which of these items probably brought in the most money from a recent benefit auction?   Tickets to an Oklahoma RedHawks baseball game, a one-night stay at the Courtyard Marriott hotel in downtown Oklahoma City, a golf-outing package or a bra autographed by a television show host?   If you answered any

Text-messaging Oklahoma City police officer under investigation

Oklahoma City police recently investigated one of their own for text-messaging a female fellow officer about more than her beat.   The officer ” identified only as a sergeant with 14 years on the force ” text-messaged a female employee who “received a photo message on her cell phone from the suspect at approximately 10:15

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