OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The U.S. Geological Survey says an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.7 has rattled an area south of Perry. The USGS says the quake at 9:42 a.m. yesterday was centered about 10 miles south of Perry, or about 60 miles north of Oklahoma City.
ALVA, Okla. (AP) - The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation has joined the search for a missing Alva man. The OSBI said Friday that the Alva Police Department had asked the agency to open a full investigation into the suspicious disappearance of Alva resident Travis Murrow. OSBI agents had been assisting police department with interviews prior to the request. Murrow's last communication was on the evening of August 24th. The 40-year-old Murrow was last seen in Enid. His pickup truck was found in Dewey County several days after his disappearance.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) - A newborn giraffe has died at the Tulsa Zoo after attempts by staff to save it were unsuccessful. The zoo said yesterday that a 7-year-old Rothschild giraffe named Lexi gave birth Thursday afternoon. The zoo says it is "heartbroken" the calf didn't survive.
HOUSTON (AP) - Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Incorporated says Texas rig count declined by two this week, while Oklahoma's tally was unchanged. West Texas Intermediate crude futures closed the week at $92.27 a barrel.
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