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OKG Newsletter

Topic: Mick Cornett

Road test

After lengthy debate, OKC city council approves a controversial plan for a downtown boulevard.


Clifton Adcock
Oklahoma City’s future downtown boulevard will likely be elevated over part of Western Avenue and Classen Boulevard now that the Oklahoma City Council has passed a measure in support of the plan.
Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Not-so-modest proposal


Gazette staff
Popping the question can be a daunting task for any would-be spouse, especially in the wake of unreasonably high expectations set by romantic comedies and those goofballs who propose on the Jumbotron at sporting events. But David Tester, a 28-year-old OKC videographer, was up to the challenge, and even went a tad further than your run-of-the-mill proposal via flash mob.
Monday, April 8, 2013

New faces

Two political novices topple incumbent to win seats on Oklahoma City Council.


Tim Farley
The Oklahoma City Council endured a shakeup last week when incumbents Gary Marrs and Ronald “Skip” Kelly were defeated by two 30-something political newcomers during the April 2 runoff elections.
Wednesday, April 10, 2013

It's about time

A century-old time capsule is opened in an OKC church.


Rachael Cervenka
After a 100-year wait, Oklahoma City got a glimpse into the life of its ancestors by means of a time capsule containing an assortment of historical memorabilia.
Monday, April 22, 2013

The sporting life

A newly established sports consortium is tasked with helping OKC leaders pursue various sporting events to bring to the city.


Tim Farley
Bringing the Summer X Games or a Grand Prix race to the metro area would receive top priority from the Greater Oklahoma City Sports Consortium, a not-for-profit advisory group formed earlier this year.
Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Let there be light

The Oklahoma River gets night lighting Saturday evening, as part of the annual SandRidge Stars and Stripes River Festival.


Tim Farley
“Lights, camera, action!”
Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Build the cathedtral

Letters to the Editor

Harold Patterson
Dr. Ed Shadid’s commentary (”Unfortunately, it’s all too conventional,” June 26, Oklahoma Gazette) reminds me of the few naysayers who spoke against the MAPS arena construction when faced with cost overruns. On behalf of Thunder fans everywhere, thank you to those who stood their ground. MAPS was 21st-century thinking before the 20th century was over.
Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Field trip

OKC’s municipal leaders visit Arkansas to get ideas for the MAPS 3 senior wellness centers.


Tim Farley
Oklahoma City leaders last week received a heavy dose of best practices and innovative ideas for the planned MAPS 3 senior wellness centers during a day-long visit to North Little Rock, Ark.
Monday, July 15, 2013

Mystery train

Officials in Oklahoma and Kansas are hopeful about eventual passenger-rail service between OKC and Wichita, Kan., but a host of factors must come together.


Jerry Bohnen
Proponents of a proposed extension of Amtrak’s Heartland Flyer between Oklahoma City and Wichita, Kan., say they are optimistic — somewhat — about the project’s future.
Wednesday, July 24, 2013

The race is on

OKC Mayor Mick Cornett announces his re-election bid.


Tim Farley
Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett announced today he will seek re-election next spring.
Monday, August 5, 2013