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Dollens - Salyer

Dollens continues to connect with local people first

Mickey Dollens continues to do what helped him win the HD 93 seat in November. He keeps his ear tuned carefully to his local...
Forrest Bennett supporters

Election night: Urban Dems notch wins in state full of Trump voters

Urban Democratic Party candidates in the Oklahoma City metro won election and re-election Nov. 8 bucking the state and national trends of heavy turnouts...
Brook-Jimenez first day of vote

South OKC senate district vote begins

Thursday was the first day of early voting for the Oklahoma Senate District 44 seat in south Oklahoma City. And Democratic candidate Michael Brook-Jimenez has...
Ralph Shortey

Pastor thinks there is a hidden factor in Shortey’s downfall

There seems to be a big difference between Senator Ralph Shortey's public persona and his secret behaviors recently revealed by a public arrest and...
Rev. Jesse Jackson speaking at BLM Rally, OKC

Ind Day brings mixed feelings for local Black Lives Matter leaders

Editor's Note:  In two stories, Free Press is exploring the thoughts of several leaders of the Black Lives Matter, Oklahoma organization on the anniversary...
Vigil light

Vigil at Capitol draws new activists – opposes “Trumpcare”

Brandi and ­Jezy Gray would not say they were completely on the sidelines before Donald Trump's election in November, 2016. But their approach to...
Cap Hill Civ Grp and Rep Russell

Capitol Hill Civic group tours library construction with U.S. Rep Russell

The Capitol Hill Civic Group walked from Grill on the Hill Thursday morning to the new Capitol Hill Library branch under construction at SW...
Rep Steve Russell's office door

Oklahoma City’s congressman dodging town halls

Oklahoma’s 5th District representative to Congress has the largest city in the state in his district. And he has chosen not to hear from any...
Imam Enchassi leading prayer

Muslim Day at Capitol – prayerful connections

Muslims came to a city church for education in the morning Thursday and then to the Oklahoma Capitol for public prayer and time with their...
Second sheriff debate

Second sheriff debate shocks, confuses some

The second debate between candidates for Oklahoma County Sheriff Wednesday revealed few differences between the three and failed to impress some in the crowd. Is...

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