Joshua 1:9 Be strong and courageous; do not be frightened or dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.
With Spring officially beginning last week, Facebook is providing Oklahoma governments and residents additional tools and resources to prepare and manage what is expected to be an active tornado season. Even in the relatively minor year of 2019 Oklahoma had 99 tornadoes, so Facebook is providing new capabilities to support communities throughout the state when the next storm comes through.
At the direction of the President of the United States, Donald J. Trump, the Department of Energy (DOE) will fill the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) to its maximum capacity by purchasing 77 million barrels of American-made crude oil. DOE announced a solicitation for the purchase of an initial 30 million barrels to begin filling the SPR. Solicitations for additional purchases will follow.
Last Friday, Governor Reggie Wassana of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes declared a State of Emergency in response to the recent threat of COVID-19, ceasing tribal programs and casino operations until April 2. The news comes following a rise in confirmed cases in Oklahoma, dating back to the first case on March 7.
The Dewey County Commissioners held a Special Meeting Tuesday morning, March 17. The only item on the agenda was to declare a COVID-19 Emergency in Dewey County.