A-F grades released by state
The Oklahoma Board of Education unanimously voted to certify the A-F report cards for schools statewide at a special meeting Wednesday afternoon in Oklahoma City.
OTEMS audit reveals payroll fraud
Oklahoma State Auditor Gary Jones released the Oologah Talala Emergency Medical Service’s 2011 audit report Thursday, including several findings of inadequate internal controls, payroll fraud and other potential violations of state law.
Oologah roars past Miami, 42-7
The Oologah Mustangs continued their quest toward the Class 4A playoffs with a 42-7 win over the Miami Wardogs Friday night in District 4A-3 action.
Commissioners postpone budget talks
The Rogers County Commissioners tabled budget discussions for another one week due to discrepancies in accounting in the Rogers County Clerk and Treasurer’s offices.
Conflict questions raised in PR firm’s tie to DA
Conflict of interest questions have been raised as a result of Claremore Police Chief Stan Brown’s request to review District Attorney Janice Steidley’s financial ties to the owners of a public relations business who also publish a weekly newspaper critical of Brown.
DA files motion to stop grand jury petition certification
A motion to stay the certification of the petition in the pending Rogers County Grand Jury was filed Friday by attorney Joel Wohlgemuth on behalf of District Attorney Janice Steidley and her two assistants.
DA asks court to unseal grand jury petition names
District Attorney Janice Steidley filed a motion Thursday requesting Grady County Judge Richard Van Dyck vacate his order sealing signatures on a citizens petition calling for a grand jury investigation of her office.
UPDATE: 7,711 signatures filed for Grand Jury probe
Sponsors of a citizens petition drive for a grand jury investigation of District Attorney Janice Steidley, three of her assistants and two county commissioners turned in 7,711 signatures Wednesday to Rogers County Court Clerk Kim Henry.
RCIDA could feel pay raise pinch
County funding to the Rogers County Industrial Development Authority, (RCIDA) could decrease if the commissioners decide Monday to reallocate sales tax funding.
Grand Jury supporters gathering signatures
Grand Jury petition organizers are in the second week of collecting signatures and are one-third of the way to reaching their goal.
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