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Oklahoma news briefs for June 12, 2014

Oklahoma news briefs for June 12, 2014
Oklahoman Published: June 12, 2014

In brief


Chrome Fest,

barbecue set

The Chandler Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its fifth annual Hog Wild BBQ and Chrome Fest on June 27-28 at the Tilghman Park Pavilion. The event includes a Kansas City Barbecue Society sanctioned state championship barbecue contest and a car and motorcycle show. For more information, call 258-0673.


Oklahoma City

Trust plans


The Oklahoma Cultural Heritage Trust will hold Connecting to Collections workshops in July and August. Each workshop is open to the public and features a webinar created by national experts. Local experts will be on hand for discussion with the audience. Each workshop will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive. The cost is $35 per workshop which includes lunch and printed workbooks. For more information, visit or call 522-3259.



SWOSU hires

two officials

Jennifer Dickey and Brennan King have joined the staff of the Admissions and Recruitment office at Southwestern Oklahoma State University. Dickey will serve as assistant director of enrollment management and King will work as a recruiter for the university. For more information, contact the Admissions and Recruitment office at (580) 774-3782 or visit



Finances stir

jail dispute

Eight city attorneys in the Tulsa area have issued a statement asking the Tulsa County Criminal Justice Authority to delay consideration of a proposal by Tulsa County Sheriff Stanley Glanz to charge municipalities for inmates held in the jail before charges are filed. Glanz has sent a letter to area law enforcement agencies saying that as of July 1, he would not accept municipal inmates into the jail unless charges have been filed or the municipalities agree to pay for them. The Tulsa World reports that Glanz’s proposal is scheduled to be considered Thursday by the Criminal Justice Authority.



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