Oklahoma

Reader Input: Executions are cruel, expensive

What a surprise! We managed to screw up yet another attempt to kill one of our criminals with the latest debacle in Oklahoma. We should be getting better at this, since we are one ...

Reader Input: Obamacare in need of repair

“Ethics matter – especially when the lack of it in government affects the lives of its citizens.” Jefferson’s axiom brings Obamacare to mind. Yes, thanks to ...

Reader Input: President must honor commitment

Given the mendacity and subterfuge, the uncertainties embodied in Obamacare, its viability remains to be seen. But one certainty resonates with Americans: The president needs to ho ...

Another View: Let us send our prayers and support to Oklahoma

My heart is grieved to see the staggering devastation left in the wake of the tornadoes in Oklahoma. The number of deaths is on the rise, even as we are seeing many little miracles ...

Fire chief says search for Oklahoma tornado survivors and the dead is almost complete

MOORE, Okla. (AP) — The search for survivors and the dead is nearly complete in the Oklahoma City suburb that was smashed by a mammoth tornado, the fire chief said Tuesday. ...

Huge tornado hits Oklahoma City suburb, kills 37

  MOORE, Okla. (AP) — A monstrous tornado at least a half-mile wide roared through the Oklahoma City suburbs Monday, flattening entire neighborhoods with winds up to ...

Why shaft our veterans?

(Editor’s note: This letter is a response to letters sent in reaction to Mr. Saiz’s letter, “Republicans are anti-veteran,” Reader Input, Sept. 26).First of ...

Community Portrait: Perseverance pays as author achieves print

It’s many people’s dream to write a book. It was Jeanie Harris’ dream for years and one she has just accomplished with the 2010 publication of “Chasing Fireflies.” The b ...

‘Mister X’ staging at DeWitt was wow, amazing

Wow, amazing, that a small community theater could put on such a performance. Recently, while in your city I read in the “things to do section” of your local paper an article ...