7 reasons why the Panhandle and Plaza District deserve each other…

Last week, the Oklahoma legislature sent its freshly gerrymandered congressional districts to Governor Kevin Stitt for final approval.

Although Democrats would also rig the maps to their advantage if they were in control of things, they’re naturally crying foul about the proposed maps, and the highly-partisan, right-wing way they were drawn.

One particular item of concern is how Republican lawmakers carved up Oklahoma County to make the 5th Congressional District less competitive. For example, they’re drowning out the more liberal and diverse pockets of town like the Plaza District by grouping it with the deeply red and conservative Oklahoma panhandle:

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TLO Film Review: Ghostbusters: Afterlife

The newest film in the Ghostbusters franchise takes place in small town Oklahoma. I’m as surprised as you are.

But, what’s even more surprising is just how good it is, respectfully bringing the series back to cinematic prominence generations later while introducing a youthful new team that completely holds their own. These are the hardest things for a decades-old film series to not only attain but actually hold on to, and Ghostbusters: Afterlife amiably does that.

In a decrepit farmhouse in Summerville, Oklahoma, aging ghost-hunter and local weirdo Egon Spengler is killed by, apparently, a free-floating apparition. This causes his estranged family to inherit the house and, almost immediately, granddaughter Phoebe (Mckenna Grace in a star-making role)—who has inherited Egon’s penchant for outré science—comes in contact with his ghost and he helps her find his former ghostbusting tools.

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Enjoy Pre-Thanksgiving Fun with Lost Ogle Trivia & Bingo!

Need a place to meet your old friends from high school who escaped Oklahoma? Want to get out of the house before someone asks you to peel potatoes?? Looking for one last night of sanity before the in-laws arrive??? If so, get your thankful on for Free Team Trivia (or Jackpot Bingo or Music Bingo) […]