OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - U.S. Senator Tom Coburn is joining with a bipartisan group of senators to eliminate the mandate for blending corn ethanol into gasoline refined and consumed in the United States. The Oklahoma Republican announced today he was joining with California Democrat Dianne Feinstein and other co-sponsors on The Corn Ethanol Mandate Elimination Act of 2013.
ALTUS, Okla. (AP) - Authorities investigating the 2001 disappearance of an Altus woman discovered human remains yesterday at an overgrown camp site in Kiowa County. Altus Police Chief Tim Murphy says investigators were led to the site by Garland Allen, the ex-husband of Tracy Allen. Garland Allen was arrested in Texas last week and is charged with second-degree murder in her death.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Thunder forward Kevin Durant regularly dishes out assists. Now he's dishing out food. Durant is a partial owner in Kd's Southern Cuisine, a contemporary new restaurant that opened this week in the lower Bricktown section of Oklahoma City. The 10,000-square-foot facility located along the Bricktown Canal features southern-style food staples like barbecue pork ribs, fried catfish, candied yams and collard greens.
MADILL, Okla. (AP) - A man who pleaded no contest to three counts of first-degree murder in Marshall County has been sentenced to life in prison without parole. District Judge Wallace Coppedge handed down the three life sentences yesterday to 23-year-old Joshua David Scott. The Daily Ardmoreite reports that the three sentences are to run consecutively.
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