Archive: 3/1/17: Wednesday
City Council Votes To Rezone Land Near Penn Square Mall
Penn Square Mall is about to get bigger. Tuesday, City Council approved a re-zoning which neighbors say will allow a Dallas-based storage container retailer called “The Container Store” to move into the 23,000 sq. ft. space on the far Northwest end of the mall.
House Bill 1270 Requiring Verification Of Welfare Applicants, Passes House Panel
Legislation that would require state agencies to verify the eligibility of all applicants for welfare benefits, and require every applicant to complete an identity authentication process, squeaked through a House panel Tuesday on a party-line vote.
NWOSU To Suspend Concurrent Enrollment Waivers For Juniors Due To State Budget Cuts
Northwestern Oklahoma State University in Alva made the difficult decision recently to suspend it's concurrent enrollment program due to "continuing cuts in state appropriations," the school announced in a press release.
Former Jenks Football TE, Texas Signee Reese Leitao Arrested On Drug Charge
Former Jenks football standout and Texas signee Reese Leitao was arrested and booked into the Tulsa County Jail Tuesday after being caught in possession of a controlled and dangerous substance with intent to sell within 1,000 feet of a school.