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Oklahoma News Briefs for Aug. 5

Oklahoma News Briefs for Aug. 5.
Oklahoman Published: August 5, 2014
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Oklahoma County

New officers

are named

The Boys & Girls Club of Oklahoma County announced the names of newly elected officers and board members. Officers are David Huffman, board chairman; Shawn Null, immediate past chairman; Blair Naifeh, vice chair of governance; Kelli Hayward, vice chairman of special events; Paul Albers, vice chairman of strategic planning; Sarah Stafford, treasurer and Larry Hawkins, secretary-at-large. New board members are Kelli Adams, Chesapeake Energy; Kathy Brown, community volunteer; Alexis Burckart, Bank of Oklahoma; Jeremy Garman, Dell; David Merritt, Prairie Wolf Spirits; Elizabeth Van Dolah, Love’s Country Stores; and Janet Wedman, Arvest Bank. They were elected to 3-year terms.

FROM STAFF REPORTS

Oklahoma City

Museum sets

sleepover

Bright Night of Star Wars is set for 7 p.m. Aug. 15 at Science Museum Oklahoma. Admission is $35 per child for members, $45 per child for non-members and $25 for each adult. Bright Nights are a chance for you to sleep inside SMO and watch movies in the Dome Theater. Star Wars-themed costumes are encouraged. The evening will include Science Live and Planetarium shows, nature-themed movies, full access to exhibits and hands-on activities. One adult is required to attend for every six children. Bring your own sleeping bag or air mattress. The fun starts at 7 p.m. on Aug. 15 and runs until 7 a.m. on Aug. 16. Sign up by calling 602-3760.

FROM STAFF REPORTS

Stigler

Plea entered

in cold case

A Quinton man who confessed to the decades-old unsolved murder of a Haskell County commissioner pleaded guilty to a reduced charge of second-degree murder and was sentenced to 45 years, a prosecutor said Monday. Clifford Eagle, 57, entered the guilty plea in Haskell County District Court on July 29, said Farley Ward, district attorney. Eagle was charged in 2012 after he told investigators in Billings, Mont., he shot and killed Leo Reasnor on June 25, 1987. Reasoner’s body was found slumped in his pickup near an oil lease road in a pasture at Lequire, where he grazed cattle.

By Sheila Stogsdill, For The Oklahoman

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