Superintendent: Presumably, our state will now rank dead last in teacher pay

Superintendent: Presumably, our state will now rank dead last in teacher pay

We have now completed what I call the best high school homecoming festivities in our state. The Bluejay football team didn’t disappoint with an exciting 23-20 victory over Lawton Eisenhower that kept many alumni at the stadium longer than they probably wanted. I met numerous alumni that are very proud of Guthrie High School and their hometown. Many […]

Rep. Murphey: Getting lawmakers off of welfare

Rep. Murphey: Getting lawmakers off of welfare

Those who visit the capitol at lunch or dinner time are likely to notice the dependency/entitlement mindset of some of its occupants. The careful observer may overhear the efforts of lawmakers to enjoy a first class meal at someone else’s expense: “Let’s find a lobbyist to take us out,” or “I’ve got XYZ lobbyist lined […]

Ask Dr. Anna: Pet obesity: Is your pet overweight?

Ask Dr. Anna: Pet obesity: Is your pet overweight?

October 2nd is National Pet Obesity Awareness Day. Did you know that more than 50 percent of pets in the United States are overweight? Pet Obesity is a growing problem and is becoming an epidemic. Unfortunately, many pet owners don’t recognize that their pet is overweight. This week’s blog will help you determine if your pet is overweight. Read more: […]

Ask Dr. Anna: Arthritis in cats

Ask Dr. Anna: Arthritis in cats

Since September is National Pain Awareness Month, Dr. Anna Coffin will discuss arthritis in cats.  Dr. Anna says that many owners do not recognize the signs and symptoms that cats display when they are in pain.  90% of cats over the age of ten are affected by arthritis.

Comm. Doak: Now is the time to prepare

Comm. Doak: Now is the time to prepare

By John D. Doak Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner September is National Preparedness Month. It’s the perfect time to prepare yourself and your family for Oklahoma’s unpredictable winter and spring. Preparing for all types of emergencies now will help you handle the unpredictable when it does strike. Here are few things you can do as part of […]