Journalist with a history degree
Communicator with experience in print and broadcast media based in Oklahoma City
It takes something big to get people excited about parsing a nuanced education policy, and that’s what the implementation of Common Core state standards has done.
A state law that screens welfare applicants for drugs found only 29 out of 1,300 people tested positive.
While the well-being of Oklahoma children has improved, according to a national study, childhood poverty remains a problem.
What would it be like to live in Africa’s largest slum? A new exhibit recreates the sights and smells of that trying experience.
And justice for all
A nonprofit taking shape in OKC wants to further tolerance and diversity.
5/29/2013 Part of team coverage
Moore Will Be More
Dispatches from the May 20 tornado reveal the character of a community.
5/1/2013 Cover story
Hobby Lobby's legal battle against the Affordable Care Act has made it a darling of evangelical Christians nationwide.
The long-struggling Crossroads Mall gets a second chance as a commercial hub for OKC’s growing Latino community.
Conserving water hasn’t always been a high priority in Oklahoma City. Last year, residents set a record for gallons consumed in a single day while lake levels sunk to new lows.
With the lottery’s future uncertain, Oklahoma lottery officials scramble for ways to increase the games’ popularity and help schools statewide.
Science Museum Oklahoma unveils plans.
In the neighborhood
An innovative approach to assisted living centers comes to OKC, but not everyone is happy about it.
11/7/12 Cover story
Viva la comunidad
10/10/12 Cover story
At what price?
Tuesdays with pedals
Lines of fire
5/10/2012 Cover story
Locked, Loaded and Legal
Marked for a Cause
A Little Blue
4/4/2012 Cover story
Gulf Shores boasts white sand and history
Standing waist-deep in the Gulf of Mexico, I scanned over a white-sand beach, past a coastal nature preserve and towards an aging Civil War fort just up the shore. It was almost the hottest day of the year, short by a degree or two, and thunderstorms the day before clouded everything in a warm steam.
12/28/13 Page 1A
Oklahoma's Indian tribes are telling their own stories
Oklahoma has contributed to the American Indian voice nationally
Little Rock is ready to welcome new visitors
Relief work in Moore shifts focus
Grandmother, grandson complete graduation circle
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OKC school program keeps tribal culture alive
Workers, volunteers repair aging houses in Oklahoma City
12/17/12 Page 1A
From California to OKC, woman has seen history
Illness shapes woman's career
Longtime educator is set to retire
11/5/12 Page 1A
Oklahoma teacher adjusts to multiple sclerosis
10/29/12 Page 1A
Dance program helps youths take the lead in their lives
9/23/2012 for My Midwest City Living Guide
Visitors bureau works to attract conventions, events
Midwest City seventh-grader rewarded for kindness
7/26/2012 Page 1A
Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma's new program offers more choices
6/20/2012 for My Edmond Living Guide
Fine Arts Institute has busy summer planned in Edmond
5/29/2012 Front of Metro/State
Oklahoma City-area groups plan summer camps, classes
Poetry helps Choctaw students express emotion
4/14/2012 Front of Metro/State (with photo)
Black farmers seek piece of USDA settlement
4/9/2012 Page 1A
Renowned painter's classes draw dedicated following
Retirees of railroad gather to reminisce
Spring break offers double the fun
12/19/2011 with photo
SeniorNet Users Group in the Computer Club of Oklahoma City offers computer classes
12/2/2011 (with photo)
Putnam City High students write letters to Oklahoma troops
11/12/2011, Front page of Metro/State
Langston University-Oklahoma City building proposal under review
Eastern Oklahoma County is viewed as prime cycling destination