Archive for May 13, 2013

Teenager drowns in Guthrie’s Liberty Lake

May 13, 2013 1 comment

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Story updated on May 14 at 1:45

A 14-year-old boy tragically drowned Monday afternoon at Lake Liberty in Guthrie when he was with friends and family swimming.

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Categories: News

Saying goodbye to the earmark‏

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Before I print my update for this week, I have attached a press release from the Governor’s office regarding her government consolidation measures which I authored in the House on her behalf and which were signed into law on Friday. It has been an honor to advance these proposals this year and I shall endeavor to write future updates about these issues. Read more…

Ask Dr. Anna: Preventative medicine with your pets

May 13, 2013 1 comment

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A major portion of my job is devoted to keeping pets healthy with preventative medicine.  Preventative medicine includes vaccinations, at least one yearly comprehensive physical exam, nutritional consultation, and intestinal parasites and heartworm medication.  With the proper wellness plan your pet can live longer, avoid painful conditions and by detecting problems early your pet can live a happier, healthier life.  Today’s modern veterinarian wellness programs are so much more than mere vaccines and should be tailored for each individual pet. Read more…

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Logan County filings for May 10, 2013

May 13, 2013 2 comments

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The following actions were filed in the District Court of Logan County for May 10, 2013. Read more…

Categories: Public Records

Is something wrong with “sustainable development?”

May 13, 2013 5 comments

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As a county commissioner I am often in regional planning meetings where I continually hear the word “sustainable” or “sustainable development.” If you begin to pay attention, you will hear it too, or read it in news articles and reports generated by government planning entities. What does the word mean and why is it used so frequently? It sounds good, but is it? In an effort to educate myself on the subject, I attended a conference in Tulsa to hear Rosa Koire, a recognized
spokesperson on the topic. I found what she had to say troubling. Here is some of what she said and encouraged us to share with others…. Read more…

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