The Senate Education Committee will hold an interim study on the state textbook adoption process and reforms to textbook funding. The study was requested by Sen. Mary Boren, D-Norman.
Nominations to the prestigious Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame at Southwestern Oklahoma State University (SWOSU) in Weatherford and Sayre are now being accepted with a deadline of Dec. 2.
Washita Chapter NSDAR is promoting Constitution Week, the annual commemoration of the living document that upholds and protects the freedoms central to the American way of life. This year, the celebration begins Sept. 17, 2019.
In 1814, British forces invaded Washington, D.C., and set fire to the White House.
In 1949, President Harry Truman formally announced that the North Atlantic Treaty was in effect.
In 1981, Mark David Chapman was sentenced in New York for the murder of John Lennon.
August is National Immunization Awareness Month, and the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) wants to remind the public that immunizations are important for people of all ages.