DEATHS

Jerry Patterson, 77

Born December 27, 1942

Died February 17, 2020

Larry Jackson Cooper, 78

Born March 14, 1941

Died January 21, 2020

Charles Berry Smither, 82

Born January 30, 1937

Died January 20, 2020

Kevin Dean Brannon, 55

Born August 4, 1964

Died January 20, 2020

Frank Delmedico, 87

Born October 17, 1932

Died January 20, 2020

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THINGS TO DO

Friday, January 24

Bull Riders Inc. National Finals

Saturday, January 25

Bull Riders Inc. National Finals
JJ Hall Band plays Muskogee Brewing Company
Indian Nations in the Civil War presentation
Ribbon Skirt Workshop

Wednesday, September 4, 2019, 8:36 AM

Oklahoma State Sen Nathan Dahm, R, announced he has filed Senate Bill 1081 to pre-empt bills being considered federally to restrict firearms sales to or remove firearms from people with “red flags” in their backgrounds. The proposed laws would allow law enforcement or even family members to petition a judge to remove guns from people who pose a threat to themselves or others.

The proposed laws have gained support from both major parties to varying degrees. Last year, eight states signed red flag bills into law. Five other states already had red flag laws before that.

Dahm’s bill would declare any federal red flag law powerless in Oklahoma. The bill also would prohibit any state or local entities from accepting federal funds to entice agencies into forbidding gun ownership for any person.

The bill will be heard in the next legislative session, starting in February.

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