OKLAHOMA CITY – State Rep. Justin Humphrey, R-Lane, last week met with Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter regarding his request of an investigation into the Oklahoma beef industry. On Tuesday, he sent a follow-up letter expressing appreciation for Hunter’s quick response to his initial request and commending Hunter’s staff for how quickly they addressed his concerns.
After considerable discussion during it’s regular meeting last week, the Dewey County commissioners voted to delay hiring of a new Emergency Manager for the county.
Northwest Domestic Crisis Services Advocates continue to provide services to clients and victims across 10 counties in NW Oklahoma (13,307 square miles) despite the National Crisis and social distancing stipulations. According to reports by NWDCS Advocates, a total of 60 crisis calls alone were handled within the month of April. Services provided during a crisis call by phone or on-scene can include safety planning, referrals, coping skills, advocacy and supportive services, emergency shelter and various other services. ALL services offered continue to be available, including:
Whether it is raising funds to provide scholarships for 4-H Youth, planting trees to beautify the community or sewing thousands of cloth face masks during the COVID-19 pandemic, members of the Oklahoma Home and Community Education group are ready to help.
Following the three-phase plan that Gov. Kevin Stitt laid out in April, the second half of phase one began last Friday, allowing churches as well as dining, entertainment, and sporting venues to reopen. Those forums must still adhere to the Center of Disease Control and Prevention’s recommended social distancing and sanitation protocols.