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Les Miserables comes to Deer Creek HS

Les Miserables comes to Deer Creek HS

The Deer Creek HS Performing Arts Departments will be performing Les Miserables. The show stars students and faculty from all over the district. “We are so pleased to get to present a show of this scope and size as the first full stage production in our new Performing Arts Center. Les Mis is a show that […]

Deer Creek HS Academic Team Advances to State

The Deer Creek HS Academic team recently competed in the Area Tournament versus 7 other teams. Deer Creek placed 1st which garnered them the 2nd seed at the State Tournament. Jennifer Bush said, “I am super proud of the Academic team this year. We are a young team with zero seniors and one junior. The […]

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The Year of the Repealer

A little over a year ago, the new leadership of the House of Representatives created a new committee structure. The Committee on Administrative Rules now has the stated mission to repeal unnecessary laws. When providing the committee with this directive, Speaker of the House TW Shannon sought to institutionalize the important principle that we as […]

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Burr, Coburn, Hatch:  Analysis Shows There is a Better Way Than Obamacare

Analysis by The Center for Health Economy Finds Senators’ Patient CARE Act Will Lower Costs, Provide More Coverage, Improve Health Care System, Reduce Debt WASHINGTON – Today, The Center for Health Economy released an economic analysis that found that the Patient Choice, Affordability, Responsibility, and Empowerment (CARE) Act – a legislative plan put forward this […]

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Deer Creek School District Puts Out Another Bond Issue for Vote

The Deer Creek School District will put out two bond issues for vote. The vote will be put forth in a special election held on Tuesday March 4, 2014. The Bonds total $5,000,000. The first bond for $4,400,000 is to pay for additional construction, remodeling, and repairing of school buildings. Also included is purchasing furniture, […]

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Legal Requirements For Enacting a Burn Ban

I have noticed this week that various counties are enacting a burn ban. I am hesitant to armchair quarterback what other counties do, but it seems to me some of them are incorrectly implementing a ban. Logan County has been historically hesitant to enact one out of emotion. Enacting a ban is a legal act […]

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State Offers Scholarships for Students with Disabilities

The Oklahoman Association on Higher Education and Disablity is taking applications for scholarships from students with disabilities who are going on to college. The information below was passed on from Dr James rose of Deer Creek. It’s that time for students to be thinking about college scholarships.  One offered through OK-AHEAD is now open for […]

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160 Million from Thin Air

I have seen some rather shocking decision-making process abuses in my time as a legislator and my observations have easily confirmed the famous Calvin Coolidge quote, “Nothing is easier than spending the public money. It does not appear to belong to anybody.” The observations notwithstanding, one of the most eye opening, was a recent discovery […]

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Children with Flat Feet

Pediatric flat foot is a deformity in children that can be very disabling.  Often children cannot articulate what is bothering them other than it is difficult to play and keep up with other children.  Participating in sports or PE can be an anxiety provoking experience.  This will result in a decrease in their activity, secondary […]

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The Importance Of Pet Dentistry

The most important disease of dogs and cats in our practice is dental disease.  Treatment and prevention of periodontal disease in pets may have more impact on length and quality of life than any other problem.  Not only does routine dental prophylaxis save teeth, improve internal organ health, including heart, liver and kidneys, it improves […]

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