The Neosho City Council is looking into the imposition of a tax on customers of New-Mac Electric Cooperative in the same way the city currently imposes a tax on consumers of investor-owned utilities that operate within city limits, such as The Empire District Electric Co.
The Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College (NEO) Development Foundation recently received a $10,000 endowed scholarship to benefit students majoring in equine. The scholarship was endowed by NEO’s equine department, with the majority of the funding provided through revenue generated from colts enrolled in the college’s Equine Training Management classes.
Yin Min held the ashes of her son and wept, she said, as she marked 25 years since he was killed in the crackdown by Chinese tanks and troops on protests at Tiananmen Square. Outside, guards kept a close eye on her home while police blanketed central Beijing to block any public commemoration of one of the darkest chapters in recent Chinese history.
Miranda Doerr, the 3-year-old daughter of Jennifer and Michael Doerr, was the rural Newton County girl who died of a gunshot wound Monday. Newton County Sheriff Ken Copeland on Tuesday released the girl’s identity. “They had access to a handgun in the room; as to what happened there, we’re still investigating,” Copeland said.