BC-OK--Oklahoma Weekend Planner,ADVISORY, OK
The AP’s updated plan for the weekend. Members using Exchange stories should retain bylines and newspaper credit lines. If you have questions, please contact 405-522-2121.
FOR USE Sunday, Dec. 2, and thereafter:
NORMAN, Okla. — A professor at the University of Oklahoma is leading a research project on what happens to streams across the U.S. when they dry. Daniel C. Allen, a 38-year-old biology professor at the University of Oklahoma, is leading a $3 million research project across the United States to study what happens to streams when they dry. He said only 40 percent of U.S. streams always flow. By Josh Dulaney, The Oklahoman. SENT IN ADVANCE: 552 words.
ENID, OKLA. — An Oklahoma pastor is bringing back a message of inclusion from a Canadian event featuring multiple religions. The Rev. Jerry Galbreath, former pastor at University Place Christian Church, said inclusion was one of the key messages he wanted to bring back to Enid from the seventh Parliament of the World’s Religions, which convened Nov. 1-7 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. By James Neal, Enid News & Eagle. SENT IN ADVANCE: 675 words.
FOR USE Monday, Dec. 3, and thereafter:
ENID, Okla. — A city in northern Oklahoma is becoming a popular filming location. The people of Enid have a great pride in their city, and for a place populated with about 50,000 people, they know how to mind their manners when company comes. But to make sure, “movie-making etiquette” information was disseminated to residents when cast and crew came to town in November 2016 to make “Wildlife,” starring Oscar-nominated actors Jake Gyllenhaal and Carey Mulligan. By Michael Smith, Tulsa World. SENT IN ADVANCE: 885 words.
MUSKOGEE, Okla. — Bacone College cross-country coach Phillip “Bugsy” Barnoskie wears a cap showing pride in his school and his culture. The cap shows a tomahawk, a logo for Bacone athletics. He said family members attended Bacone. Barnoskie’s pride comes after a lifetime of hardship. By Cathy Spaulding, The Muskogee Phoenix. SENT IN ADVANCE: 948 words.
ODESSA, Texas — Former teacher and coach Joe Hernandez officially retired at the beginning of the 2018 calendar year. However, the idea of retirement doesn’t sit well with him. The Odessa American reports Hernandez prefers the term renaissance. More than nine years ago, Hernandez learned traditional bow making techniques from renowned bowyer Ed Scott. Hernandez’s affinity for bows turned from recreational to passion and potential source of income. By Royal McGregor, Odessa American. SENT IN ADVANCE: 840 words, with photos. Moving on news & sports lines.
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