Across the country, families are being impacted by COVID-19 with businesses shuttering their storefronts and reducing staff. In Oklahoma, the economic impact is enhanced as a result of the oil and gas industry’s low energy prices causing additional lay-offs. Many individuals who have never needed public programs are now seeking assistance, which is putting a strain on available resources.
Stephens County Commissioners met at the Stephens County Fairgrounds for the first time after conducting meetings by teleconference from the courthouse the past three weeks. The courthouse has been closed to the public during that time.
When morning came, all the chief priests and the elders of the people took counsel against Jesus to put him to death. And they bound him and led him away and delivered him over to Pilate the governor.
Congressman Tom Cole (OK-04) issued the following statement after the Small Business Administration (SBA) began accepting small business applications for the Paycheck Protection Program.
The statewide candidate filing period will occur as scheduled beginning at 8 a.m. Wednesday, April 8, said Angela Dunagan, Secretary of the Stephens County Election Board. Filing will be from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. The deadline for filing as a candidate is 5 p.m. Friday, April 10, no exceptions.