French Place Names In Oklahoma

spavinaw, olahoma

In the Dictionary of French Place Names in The U.S.A., René Coulet Du Gard writes that the first Frenchmen who came to the United States can be divided into three categories: the mainly Canadian-born trappers and wood scouts or "coureurs des bois," the missionaries, and those serving the House of France.

Parents' Choice Book Awards!

Parents' Choice Award Medal

The Parents' Choice Awards recognize the best in audios, books, DVDs, magazines, mobile apps, software, television, toys, video games, and websites for kids. Click here to see the best kids' books for Spring of 2013 in these categories:

Doing & Learning
Historical Fiction
Picture Books

Registration Open: Capacity Building, Organizational Development, and Grantwriting Training

The U.S. Department of HUD, Tulsa Field Office


Capacity Building, Organizational Development, and Grantwriting Training For Nonprofit, Faith-based, and Community Organizations

Tuesday & Wednesday, August 6-7, 2013
9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

U.S. Dept. of HUD, Williams Center Towers
2 West 2nd /1 West 3rd
First Floor Conference Room

Election Results


Yesterday was primary election day. It was a historic day for the City of Tulsa as we hosted our first-ever municipal, non-partisan election. As no single candidate received 51% of the vote, 2 in each category will move on to the November 12 general election.

Here is a breakdown of the results:

City of Tulsa Mayor