From Awards to Debuts, Here`s What`s Happening in the Tulsa Area Today
From the announcement of the death of a Native American chief to Broken Arrow officers responding to skeletal remains being removed, here's a rundown of what's occurring in the Tulsa area Tuesday.
Broken Arrow: Police announced Tuesday that skeletal remains, which had been entombed for over twenty five years, had been removed by one or more unknown subjects. The incident occurred in the 6500 block of S. 129th E. Avenue after cemetery workers discovered the above ground tomb had been tampered.
Bixby: EMSA is debuting their new headquarters Tuesday at 12812 S. Memorial Drive. Check back with KTUL.com as we send a crew out there to tour the new building.
Tulsa: The Tulsa Convention Center announced that they were named a 2012 ConventionSouth Reader's Choice Award winner. The center is just one of 100 convention and visitors bureau's in the South to receive the award. This is the second consecutive year the Tulsa Convention Center received the award.
Bristow: Have coats you can donate? Looking to clean out your closet so you can buy new coats? The Clothing Room at the Church of God in Bristow will take those coats right off your hands and resell them for 25 cents each. Their number is 918-367-2664
Miami: The Wyandotte Nation announced funeral and memorial services for Chief Leaford Bearskin, who passed away on Nov. 9. Services will be 10 a.m. Nov. 15th at Bearskin Wellness Center Gym. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Nov. 14th at Paul Thomas Funeral Home in Miami.
Tulsa: City officials will host a public information meeting concerning construction of an Arkansas River overlook on the east side of Newblock Park, along South Quanah Avenue near West 7th Street. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. at the main offices of the Buford Group, 1021 Charles Page Blvd.
Jenks: The Oklahoma Aquarium unveiled its new exhibit Tuesday morning for all those wanting to experience "the wonders of aquatic life without getting too wet." Their new Extreme Amazon exhibit features fish native to the Amazon River and iguanas crawling on tree limbs replicating the natural habitat. Children and adults can crawl under the tank and view the creatures through acrylic "pop up" bubbles.
Tulsa: The Tulsa Health Department and Hillcrest will be kicking off their 9th annual "Don't Bug Me" campaign at Gilcrease Elementary. Both organizations will team up to teach children about staying healthy during flu season.
Broken Arrow: Officer Rob Motley and his K-9 "Ryker" will officially graduate from a three month K-9 training course. Skills learned during their training include skills include narcotics detection, tracking, building searches and handler protection. Ryker is a 2-year-old German Shepard.