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The n-word and politics


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It’s difficult to explain why some public officials continue to live in the past. Take, for example, a former Luther trustee who used a racial slur to describe other city leaders while seated at a local café.
 
Wednesday, October 23, 2013

It’s a bird, it’s a ‘swinging’ UFO ...


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Earlier this month, a couple “looked up to see a bight light, it seemed to glow purple but when I blinked thinking it was my eyes playing tricks on me it started to glow light green,” the Norman-area writer eagerly posted to the UFO World News website.
 
Wednesday, October 23, 2013

I wanna lock you up


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Color us unimpressed. Pissed off, even. Former Color Me Badd singer and Oklahoma City native Bryan Abrams, 43, is on the lam while his third marital bust-up languishes in Cleveland County court.
 
Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Congrats, wanda (belated)


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Earlier this month, three Oklahoma City Public Schools alumni became the 29th class inducted into the district’s Wall of Fame. Among them? Legendary singersongwriter Wanda Jackson.
 
Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Pervy lawyer, bondsman busted


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There are really only a few reasons a person would need to travel to Peru 30 times in eight years — all of them shadier than umbrellas lining the beaches of Playa Tortugas.
 
Wednesday, October 23, 2013

DUI offenders keep licenses


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Even the fuzz doesn’t always obey the law. As a result, at least six confirmed Oklahoma DUI offenders have been allowed to keep their licenses, per rulings of the Court of Civil Appeals.
 
Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Piece officers? Ewwww. No.


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Nothing says “keeper of the peace” like ol’-fashioned sex crimes.
 
Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Debt ceiling? Global warming? (Internet?) Bah!


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Just kidding on the last one. But Oklahoma’s two U.S. senators are skeptical about a lot of important issues.
 
Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Unnecessary freshness, indeed


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It’s not clear exactly what kind of drugs the creators of the new Old Spice television ads are on, but they must be good.
 
Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Go home, teacher; you’re drunk


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The late, great Mitch Hedberg once said, “Alcoholism is a disease, but it’s the only one you can get yelled at for having.” Or, as Oklahoma City substitute teacher April Chamberlain might argue, it’s the only disease you can get arrested for having.
 
Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Here, kitty! Wait. No, nevermind, kitty.


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This is the possible thought process of 27-year-old Kelci Saffery, whose arm was ripped to the bone last week at G.W Exotic Animal Park, according to news9.com.
 
Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Heeeere’s Johnnie’s corpses


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Mustang residents are nauseated over a Halloween display by Johnnie Mullins that includes, you know, gravestones, ghosts dangling from tree branches and ... a faux, bloody, headless corpse in his driveway — with handprints around it, as the poor soul was fighting for his life when a garage door closed on him.
 
Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Love is in the air


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Someone must have dumped a love potion into the water at the Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden. On Sept. 26, the zoo welcomed a newborn giraffe — who doesn’t have a name yet — into the world.
 
Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Politicians say the darndest things


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Take Rep. Mike Ritze (R-Broken Arrow), for instance. In the scramble to convince his constituents that the Affordable Care Act is a bad idea, he has resorted to wondrous fantasy.
 
Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Hey, y’all, the Flaming lips are still weird


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It has been too long since The Flaming Lips made some weird toys, right? Oklahoma City resident and frontman Wayne Coyne posted one in particular on his Instagram — which, by the way, is new. Yep, new. His old one was deleted for policy violations (read as: too, too many nudie pics). You can follow him at @wayneflaminglip.
 
Wednesday, October 9, 2013
 
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