News You Can Use – May 5, 2022

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Each weekday morning, Tulsa Area United Way’s own DJ Morrow Ingram scours media outlets for this daily news series. Enjoy!

LOCAL AND REGIONAL

·        Mythic Press launches t-shirt fundraiser for broken statue (kjrh.com)

·        News On 6 – Killer Identified in 1977 Girl Scout Murders

·        Tulsa Firefighter and Police Officer of the year honored at Rotary Club of Tulsa’s Above and Beyond – FOX23 News

 

Partner company news

·        New Tulsa Visitor Center celebrates Grand Opening at Mother Road Market | KTUL

·        Walmart announces new recycling program at BA supercenters | Local Business News | tulsaworld.com

 

Potential new partner company news

·        Expect Canebrake resort ‘back in full swing’ this summer after 2016 closure, new owners say | Dining | tulsaworld.com

 

STATE

·        Google to invest $75 million more in Oklahoma (kjrh.com)

·        State monthly revenue tops $2B for the first time | Govt-and-politics | tulsaworld.com

 

NATIONAL

·        Fed’s rate hike in attempt to offset inflation comes with higher costs for many | KTUL

 

NEWS TO AMUSE

·        Boat Names That Will Leave You Laughing (daily-stuff.com)

To provide some perspective on why I think this is so funny, my late hubs and I named our boat Carpe Diem. (Latin for Seize the Day -the idea that one should enjoy life while one can). It’s always been a mantra/motto for me. Our boat was at Lake Fort Gibson  (the poor man’s Grand Lake) and I can’t begin to count how many times people would tell us we had the word “Carp” (as in the fish) spelled wrong and that they had no idea what the “diem” was supposed to mean…

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