The Sooner State was well represented by an incredible singing, rapping, and dancing K-Pop MEGA-STAR and has won the first-ever American Song Contest on NBC. Oklahoma's own AleXa from Tulsa, OK. has won the contest!
Oklahoma is probably best known for its plains. At least that's what most people think of when you talk about the Sooner State. However, we have some of the most diverse and widely varying land types in the Nation.
Did you know whaling is illegal in Oklahoma? That's just one of the crazy laws that is still on the books in Oklahoma. Check out this top 10 list of some of the most insane, ridiculous, and downright strange laws in the Sooner State. You may be guilty of breaking these laws yourself!
Now before you go and get upset, or doubt your Okie credentials, know that there's a really good reason as to why a lot of Oklahomans don't know the official state motto. The biggest reason is that there really never was an official state motto, at least according to researchers and those who have dived into the state's history.
If you're new to the state or considering moving to Oklahoma like most places there are pros and cons to living here. No matter where you live there are things you like and some things you dislike, that's normal. The thing is wherever you live, you'll bring yourself along.
Congratulations to Elgin, OK. for being named Oklahoma's safest City in 2021. This makes the third time in a row that Elgin, OK. has been declared as the safest city in the state, that's quite an accomplishment. The new study from www.safewise.com lists the 20 safest city's in Oklahoma and Elgin once again is at the very top of the list!
Yesterday (02-24-21) Oklahoma legislators passed another bill, HB 2273. It's a companion bill to SB 6 which passed the Oklahoma State Senate earlier. Both bills would make it illegal to photograph or video law enforcement and publish it on an online site, forum or social media platform. There's been a lot of confusion and concern with the two bills as you can imagine. So what exactly will the new law(s) do and what are the penalties be for violating the law(s)? Also, if this does become law when will it take effect?