As the new school year gets underway in Tulsa, we talk with Tulsa School Superintendent Doctor Deborah Gist. She discusses the new school year, as she visits with support staff at the transportation center and the school district’s warehouse. Hear her comments on the 2019-2020 school year.
In the local news: Diversity in the Police Department is discussed at the Tulsa Equality Indicators meeting. The Cherokees get a new chief. Former Muscogee-Creek Chief George Tiger is named in a federal indictment.
Ten newly elected Cherokee officials took their oaths of office Wednesday in Tahlequah, including the new Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr. Wearing a white ribbon shirt made by his wife, January, and a gold gorget given to him by former Principal Chief Bill John Baker, Hoskin was sworn in by Cherokee Supreme Court Chief Justice John C. Garrett. In his inaugural address, Hoskin told Cherokee citizens to rally not around him but around common goals, like taking care of elders, helping small...
In the local news: Renovation of the Avery Bridge in Tulsa will cost at least $26-million. Chuck Hoskin, Jr. will become the new chief of the Cherokees today. School bond proposals pass at Bartlesville.
In the local news: A lack of diversity at the Tulsa Police Department is pinpointed at last night's council meeting. The city moves forward the $639-million Improve Our Tulsa tax packages. 19 people are nabbed in a local child sex sting.
In the local news: Fines are issued for the lack of Tulsa passenger rail. In response to national shootings, Tulsa's mayor says "see something/say something". FEMA says flood assistance deadline is rapidly approaching.