By Fred L. Jones, Jr. Eagle Staff Writer fjones@theoklahomaeagle.net   James “Quick” Tillis has received so many accolades and awards over the years as a professional boxer. Tillis, the only man ever to go 15 complete rounds with former great heavyweight champion Mike...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire     TULSA, OK SEPTEMBER 20, 2017 — The Rev. Dr. John Burton Wolf, 92, a Unitarian Universalist minister, father, and grandfather died on September 19, at Clarehouse, in Tulsa, OK. Dr. Wolf, author of the book, "The Gift...
www.publicradiotulsa.org By MATT TROTTER     More than a year after a mixed-use, grocery store–anchored development was proposed for the parking lot across from the Tulsa Performing Arts Center, there’s a deal. The Tulsa Performing Arts Center Trust voted overwhelmingly Monday to approve a $5.5...
www.thegrio.com     Senate Republicans are on the verge of passing a new health care bill that, among other things, would phase out Medicaid entirely. The “Graham-Cassidy” legislation, named for Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Bill Cassidey (R-LA), it s leading proponents, includes several cutbacks to health care spending...
By Fred L. Jones, Jr. fjones@theoklahomaeagle.net   www.waymantisdale.org Golfers from near and far are registering for the 2017 Wayman Tisdale Foundation Golf Tournament. The golf outing has previously been held in Oklahoma City. Foundation CEO Regina Tisdale has decided to bring this year’s...
By Fred L. Jones, Jr. Eagle Staff Writer fjones@theoklahomaeagle.net   “I could see planes circling in mid-air. They grew in number and hummed, darted and dipped low. I could hear something like hail falling upon the top of my office building. Down East...
www.tulsaworld.com By Paul Tyrrell City Editor https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X83U0rHRwyo The area’s business association will rebrand the district by Nov. 1 VOTE NOW: Which proposed name for the Brady Arts District do you like? The list of possible new names for the Brady Arts District has been...
www.al.com By Matt Zenitz  mzenitz@al.com https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FJFsUPoe-_A Marty Jacobs gets the question all the time from people back home in Oklahoma. "Is Josh going to get more touches this year?" they ask. "I just tell them, 'Hey, I don't know. We'll see when the time comes,'" said...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire   Nicholas Adams Blakely (lovingly called Nick) entered into eternal peace on Monday, August 28, 2017 at Stetson University in Deland, Fla. Nick was born in Decatur, Ga., on November 4, 1997 to Michelle Fields-Wilson and Milton...
By Ryan Gentzler Eagle Guest Writer   Earlier this year, Oklahoma Policy Institute released a report detailing the growth of fees attached to criminal court cases in Oklahoma. We found that as legislators attempt to prop up falling state revenues, fees have...