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    They said it: Observations on development, transit, public schools and elections from inside and outside City Hall dummy

    The citizens in Canadian County who live in Oklahoma City also are really sensitive to — do we really care about them or do we only care about people in, quote, downtown, unquote. This would seem to possibly add fuel to that argument, which is an invalid argument, because we obviously do care.” — Ward 3 Councilman Larry McAtee, commenting on plans for an Oklahoma County Criminal Justice Advisory Council. McAtee said Canadian County was not included in the council despite “tremendous” growth in parts of the county that are within the Oklahoma City limits. City Manager Jim Couch said the “urgent” focus was on Oklahoma City and Oklahoma County…

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    Court sentences two Oklahoma women for allegedly beating a 5-year-old with a hammer

    Two women in Oklahoma were sentenced to 20 years in jail on Friday after reportedly beating a 5-year-old so badly that he suffered two strokes. A judge in Muskogee County sentenced Rachel Stevens, 29, and her partner Kayla Jones, 26, to 20 years behind bars on charges of felony child abuse by injury and child neglect, according to court records obtained by Tulsa World. The pair reportedly pled no contest to the charges in a plea deal agreement. According to a police affidavit, the 5-year-old, who is Stevens’ son, was locked in a room, bound up and had duct tape covering his eyes, Tulsa World reported. The boy reportedly told…

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    Oklahoma starts slowly, then routs Tulane

    NORMAN, Okla. — It took Oklahoma awhile to get rolling but the No. 2 Sooners finally did, blowing past Tulane 56-14 on Saturday night at Gaylord Family-Oklahoma Memorial Stadium. Quarterback Baker Mayfield threw for 331 yards and four touchdowns to continue his hot start. Through three games, Mayfield is 63 of 82 for 1,046 yards and 10 touchdowns with no interceptions. Mayfield once again spread the ball out, hitting six different receivers in the game and throwing touchdown passes to three different players. Freshman CeeDee Lamb had four catches for 131 yards and two touchdowns, including one for 82 yards early in the game to answer Tulane’s quick start. Lamb…

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    Quotes of the week: Observations on civic affairs in Oklahoma City

    They said it: Observations on development, transit, public schools and elections from inside and outside City Hall. “The citizens in Canadian County who live in Oklahoma City also are really sensitive to — do we really care about them or do we only care about people in, quote, downtown, unquote. This would seem to possibly add fuel to that argument, which is an invalid argument, because we obviously do care.” — Ward 3 Councilman Larry McAtee, commenting on plans for an Oklahoma County Criminal Justice Advisory Council. McAtee said Canadian County was not included in the council despite “tremendous” growth in parts of the county that are within the Oklahoma…