• Lifetime TV to offer special on women in the Bible

    Carla Hinton | Published: Wed, Oct 29, 2014

    The same duo that brought to the small screen the hit series “The Bible” and  the feature film “Son of God” to the big screen is now offering a two-hour special called “The Women in the Bible.” The cable channel Lifetime just announced news that it has ordered the special from producers Roma Downey and Mark Burnett […]

  • 10 of the cutest Halloween pet costumes ever

    Richard Hall | Published: Wed, Oct 29, 2014

    Source Halloweentime is for everyone — even the furkids. So, here are 10 of the cutest pet costumes ever, in no particular order. (FYI, the image above is a freebie. You’re welcome.) Source Source Source Source Source AND BONUS! Source Letting the neighbors know there’s a new sheriff in town! @petsmart #monstercute #woody #toystory A photo […]

  • Kelly Dyer Fry, Editor of The Oklahoman, speaks at luncheon forum

    Carla Hinton | Published: Tue, Oct 28, 2014

    Wonder what role the news media serves? The press shines the light on injustice, among other things, Kelly Dyer Fry, Editor of The Oklahoman, said at an interfaith luncheon Tuesday, Oct. 28, at the Turkish Raindrop House, 4444 N Classen. Fry  made her  presentation “Newspapers and Freedom of the Press” at a luncheon forum hosted […]

  • COOP unveils three new low-point cans

    Nick Trougakos | Updated: Tue, Oct 28, 2014

    COOP Ale Works will soon make a full-force entrance into the state’s low-point beer market, and the brewery on Tuesday unveiled the three canned beers it will use to accomplish that. COOP will debut cans of Spare Rib Pale Ale, Negative Split Belgian-style table beer and Briefcase Brown at Friday night’s H&8th Night Market and […]

  • 8 of the creepiest things kids have ever said

    Richard Hall | Published: Tue, Oct 28, 2014

    Kids say the darndest things. But sometimes kids can be creepy little buggers. And, thanks to reddit, we get a glimpse at just how terribly creepy they can be. Here are eight of the creepiest things kids have ever said (which I’ve edited only for grammar and spelling mistakes). (Also, the photos included in each […]

  • Edmond council gives green light to craft beer bar

    Nick Trougakos | Updated: Tue, Oct 28, 2014

    The Edmond City Council on Monday night gave final approval for a new craft beer bar in downtown Edmond. Following a 4-1 vote from the council, owners of the Patriarch Craft Beer House & Lawn now are eying a March opening for the bar, which will be housed in a 100-plus-year-old house at 9 E […]

  • 12 of the creepiest gifs on the Internet

    Richard Hall | Published: Mon, Oct 27, 2014

    Halloween is Friday, so to help you get into the spirit, here are 10 of the creepiest gifs on the Internet (in no particular order). Bonus: The gif up there doesn’t count. But, to the best of my knowledge, it comes from a 1994 Mexican horror film called “Herencia diabolica,” and is about a clown […]

  • Movie review: "Meet the Mormons"

    Carla Hinton | Updated: Sat, Oct 25, 2014

    I didn’t know what to expect from the documentary “Meet the Mormons” when I was invited to a recent VIP screening of the film here in Oklahoma City. Members of the metro area stakes (a stake in the Mormon church is akin to a Roman Catholic or Episcopal diocese in terms of a congregations within […]

  • Parties Extra! Video---What's Cooking, Sheli Adler?

    Helen Ford Wallace | Published: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

      [brightcove]3857626106001[/brightcove]   Helen visits Sheli Adler and the What’s Cooking team at their new facility and finds out what’s on the menu for the holiday season!

  • COOP preps for release of new low-point beers

    Nick Trougakos | Published: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    COOP Ale Works gained federal label approval for four beers recently, and of significance is that two of the labels are for canned beers expected to be released in the grocery/convenience store market in the coming months. Here’s your first look at COOP Briefcase Brown and Negative Split: I’ll have much more information on these […]

  • Parties Extra! Video---David Walters and K.C. Moon discuss the John F. Kennedy Community Service Awards Banquet and the Santa Fe Family Life Center

    Helen Ford Wallace | Published: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    [brightcove]3843030039001[/brightcove] We talk about the John F. Kennedy Community Service Awards Banquet on Parties Extra!

  • Prairie preps for 2nd anniversary party

    Nick Trougakos | Published: Mon, Oct 13, 2014

    If you’re already planning to be in the Tulsa area this weekend — say for the Tulsa Oktoberfest — why not add one more event to your list: Prairie Artisan Ales’ second anniversary party. The Tulsa brewery, 1803B S 49th W Ave., will be open from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday for the celebration. Included […]

  • Marshall eyes El CuCuy, This Machine release dates

    Nick Trougakos | Published: Mon, Oct 13, 2014

    I shared some label art on Facebook late last week concerning 12 oz. bottles of Marshall Brewing’s El CuCuy Black IPA and This Machine Belgian IPA. I had a chance to follow up with Marshall’s Wes Alexander this morning to pin down some information on release dates for the two beers. Alexander confirms the beers […]

  • Parties Extra! Video---James Dunavant, Judy Reyes-Henderson and Mike Garrett talk about Langston University

    Helen Ford Wallace | Published: Fri, Oct 10, 2014

    [brightcove]3833018380001[/brightcove] James Dunavant, Judy Reyes-Henderson and Mike Garrett talk about the 9th annual Langston University President’s Scholarship Gala and Homecoming

  • Right now: Rick Warren shines spotlight on mental health

    Carla Hinton | Published: Fri, Oct 10, 2014

    In conjunction with World Mental Health Day, Rick Warren and his wife Kay of Saddleback  Church in California are hosting “24 Hours of Hope,” a free global online event deisgned to encourage people living with mental illness, educate and support their families and equip church leaders for compassionate and effective mental health ministry. The Warren’s […]

  • YouVersion Bible app: more on translations milestone

    Carla Hinton | Updated: Thu, Oct 9, 2014

    There’s more to say about the recent YouVersion Bible app milestone being celebrated this week by LifeChurch.tv and the app’s creator Bobby Gruenewald. Today’s story in The Oklahoman shares some basic information about the fact that the free Bible app has now expanded to include more than 1,000 translations of the Bible — in more […]

  • LifeChurch.tv's Bobby G. hopes to inspire you ...

    Carla Hinton | Updated: Thu, Oct 9, 2014

    There are numerous angles and twists and turns in the story of LifeChurch.tv’s extremely popular YouVersion Bible app and its creator Bobby Gruenewald. So much so that I couldn’t quite capture it all in my story in today’s Oklahoman.  For years, I’ve wanted to follow Gruenewald for a even a week,  just to see how he successfully juggles all […]

  • Parties Extra! Video----Flaming Festival co-chairman, Dana Thomas and Paige Thomas, talk about the November event

    Helen Ford Wallace | Updated: Wed, Oct 8, 2014

    [brightcove]3819886119001[/brightcove] Helen talks to Dana Thomas and Paige Thomas on Parties Extra!

  • New Anthem beer a tribute to meteorologist

    Nick Trougakos | Published: Wed, Oct 8, 2014

    The guys at Anthem Brewing Co. certainly do love them some Emily Sutton. And Sutton, the morning meteorologist for KFOR, is apparently something of a beer fan. This much came to light back in May at the Oklahoma Craft Beer Festival, where Anthem poured a one-off beer named after Sutton. Now Anthem has taken the […]

  • Same-sex marriage: Kenny & Bo wait no more

    Carla Hinton | Updated: Tue, Oct 7, 2014

    As  photographs and information from the Oklahoma County Courthouse made their way to the newsroom Monday afternoon, I wasn’t surprised to see pictures of a certain couple at the county clerk’s office preparing to get their marriage license. Kenny Wright and Barry “Bo” Bass were the focus of my April story “Waiting to Wed”  (shown above in […]