T-Town Rundo What's Happening Around the Tulsa Area Today
Here's a list of things happening in the Tulsa area on Monday.
As always, follow KTUL.com for full-length coverage on larger stories occurring in the area, state and nation. The following events are just some of those happening Monday with updates posted throughout the morning as we send out crews and reporters to stories we're working on for our evening newscasts.
Country Music: Larry Gatlin and the Gatlin Brothers will be returning to Green Country five years after their last visit to the area. The group was country's top music act during the 1970s and 1980s. Their performance will take place at 7 p.m. at the Osage Casino.
Miami: Residents don't be alarmed as you may hear a few loud sounds throughout the day. The City's Emergency Management Office will be individually testing each siren and will not be sounded all at once.
Bartlesville: Could water restrictions be coming to the town? One local newspaper reported that it could be a possibility during Monday night's city council meeting. After previously reporting lower lake levels and dealing with a drought in the area, councilors are now putting water restrictions on the table. Check back on KTUL.com as we follow up with more information.
Flu season: the Washington County Health Department wants to remind residents that it's that time of the year again. Get your flu shots now and save yourself the trouble later on during National Influenza Vaccination Week.
Oklahoma's 2nd District: Congressman-elect Markwayne Mullin will be touring each of the 26 counties in his district this week during his "Listening Tour." He'll be a several locations through Friday as he speaks to his constituents. Look on KTUL.com for more information on where exactly he will be: Listening Tour.
Grief Group: You can still catch the final "Coping with Grief during the Holidays" meeting this afternoon at the Grace Hospice of Oklahoma location on South Lewis. Beginning noon, the discussion will focus on how the holiday season affects the grieving process. The group's leader will work with the group on how to have a plan for handling loss during the holiday season and what to expect once the holidays have ended.
Entrepreneurs: Those interested can attend a Lean Startup Conference Simulcast at City Hall beginning at 11 a.m. Hosted by the City's Economic Development Commission, Entrepreneurship Committee and Tulsa Community College, the meeting provides a scientific approach to creating and managing startups and to get a desired product to customers' hands faster.
Muskogee: The American Civil Liberties Union may be getting into the case of a teenage drunk driver sentenced to church instead of jail. According to Slate.com, the ACLU is asking the council to discipline Judge Norman so as to prevent the judge from issuing more such decisions and warn other judges not to do so either. Check back as we receive more information on this.