Republicans reversed course and agreed to the hearing in the face of growing demands by GOP senators to hear directly from Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford, now a psychology professor in California.
A Duncan woman has been reappointed to serve on the Oklahoma Health Care Authority Board of Directors. Tanya Case was appointed to serve a second four-year term on the board by House Speaker Charles McCall. She will help oversee the agency responsible for the care and health of over one-million Oklahomans. Case has worked in health care for 35 years, with much of that spent in leadership positions.
Rivers in North and South Carolina have reached or will reach flood levels in coming days, likely leading to more deaths caused by Florence.
A Duncan man accused of killing his 64-year-old roommate pleaded guilty to a manslaughter charge Tuesday. Prosecutors say James King killed Cecil Jackson in April of last year. According to Jackson's family, King was homeless, and Jackson let him and King's friend stay with him. In a written confession, King told investigators he got into a fight with Jackson and hit him two times, which led to his death. He said he then put his body in a trash can.
That feel-good moment lightened the mood of an evening that otherwise had a lackluster feel and disappointed many with the lack of ethnic diversity among its winners.