Barnsdall couple hurt, woman seriously, in motorcycle wreck

A  35-year-old Barnsdall woman was seriously injured on a motorcycle accident near Bartlesville early Sunday, acceding to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol. A report by Trooper Randall Cordero says that Joe Slone, 39, was driving a 2001 Harley Davidson on Gap Road two miles south of Bartlesville at 12:25 a.m. with his wife, Kylie Slone, when […]

Stealth legislation to redistrict courts raises stink

Click for timeline graphic: duncan timeline A bill that would eliminate some of District Attorney Rex Duncan’s judicial adversaries flew under radar last week, passed the Senate, and then ran headlong into intense opposition from judges, lawyers and myriad others who work in the courts. House Bill 2416, filed at the behest of Duncan, began life […]

A cruel and tragic end

A cruel and tragic end

This is a first-person account of the events leading up the the death of Mark Aldridge; the author both knew Aldridge and was involved in discovering that he was dead on Jan. 15, 2016.   Mark Aldridge, a man who had a promising career as the chief executive and chief financial officer of several hospitals […]