It looks increasingly unlikely that American and British negotiators will finalize a U.S.-UK trade agreement this year. When asked whether a deal could be struck by the end of 2020, one UK official recently responded, “Basically, no.”
Lifestyle & Opinions
Part of life is growing older, and I have the distinct pleasure of hitting the half-century mark this week. If you would have asked me in my younger days if I would have lived the life that I have, I doubt that I could have imagined where I would be.
In his remarkable tenure as president of the University of Oklahoma, James Gallogly focused the university on its core mission of providing a quality education to the average student, not catering to distractions, special interests and wasteful spending. His success in achieving that goal is why the Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs recently presented Gallogly with our citizenship award.
Last week’s column was the story of 11-year-old Tiffany’s dreams coming true and coming to live in Okeene. But just as kittens turn to cats and tadpoles turn to frogs, 17-year-old Tiffany had dreams to see the world beyond Okeene.
My hometown of Okeene lost one of its greatest citizens and laid her to rest last week.