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Ada teens allegedly take joy ride through town

Out of the town of Ada comes a high-speed chase in which one can just “¦ hear the banjos playing in the background.   It began, according to the Ada Evening News, when someone reportedly stole an older-model Chevy from a business at the 400 block of S. Mississippi Avenue where the owner had parked

Counterpoint: Be careful what you ask for

It’s the Christmas season ” be careful what hate-crime legislation you ask for.   The murder of Steven Domer, 62, was and is a heinous, barbarous act by, allegedly, a couple bottom-feeders bent on the destruction of human life. And why? We are not really sure just yet, but evidence thus far indicates that the

Enid vandals become a phallic menace

Mayhem caused by Garfield County vandals has moved into the city of Enid, according to a story published in The Oklahoman.   The first wave of vandalism came after hoodlums stole two trucks from Rite-Way Construction late on Nov. 24 and used them for an overnight “vandalism spree” that caused $100,000 in damage and killed

Oklahoman musicians, performers make Grammy nominee lists

With nominations for the 50th annual Grammy Awards announced recently, several Oklahomans found their names on the list.   Vince Gill’s four-disc “These Days” is up for Album of the Year. Although he faces stiff competition from Kanye West, Amy Winehouse and Foo Fighters, CFN intern Bucky ” an ace Grammy predictor since the days

Oklahoma City man has his prosthetic leg stolen

Here at the CFN news desk, we’re disturbed to discover the existence of ” it seems ” a few people in Oklahoma City-ville with hearts two sizes too small.   According to a KOCO-TV Channel 5 report, police are looking into an attack recently made on a homeless man downtown. The assailants took the man’s

McAlester hospital CEO writes long-winded letter to the editor justifying his salary

The chief executive officer of McAlester Regional Health Center appears to be struggling with a case of what Bucky refers to as extremely long “letteritis,” complicated by “complaineropia,” according to a recent story in the McAlester News-Capital.   The newspaper, according to the story, recently demanded through the Open Records Act an accounting of all

Point: Oklahoma’s Matthew Shepard

  Arguments ad nauseam over who is number one in football, and why the Bowl Championship Series is the Great Satan have overshadowed a much more important debate in Oklahoma about what kind of state we really live in, and why we refuse to add “sexual orientation” to our hate-crime laws. It took the murder

Enid vandals become a phallic menace

Mayhem caused by Garfield County vandals has moved into the city of Enid, according to a story published in The Oklahoman.   The first wave of vandalism came after hoodlums stole two trucks from Rite-Way Construction late on Nov. 24 and used them for an overnight “vandalism spree” that caused $100,000 in damage and killed

Tulsa football coach earns ire of Rice band

How bad can marching band smack be?   During the Nov. 24 Conference USA West Division championship game between the University of Tulsa and Rice University, “we’ve got spirit” was more like “we’ve got Satan.”   Rice’s infamously irreverent “Marching Owl Band” ” better known as the MOB ” enacted a search for TU football

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