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Articles from January 29, 1997

A Pair of Local Record Setters BOK Reaches New Horizons
Led by higher net interest and other operating revenues, BOK Financial Corp. reported record results for the 1996 fourth quarter and full year.The bank holding company reported a 10 percent increase in net income to $54 million, or $2.24 per share, for...
Are Corporations Becoming Pushovers in Merger Mania?
NEW YORK -- Hostile takeovers have lost their stigma. Investment bankers pitch deals worth billions of dollars, and nobody blinks. Companies bathed in history like McDonnell Douglas and MCI have agreed to be bought out.In that light, Hilton's $6.5 billion...
Benson Proves a Different Kind of Speaker
Loyd Benson is his own man and he's letting everyone know it, especially Gov. Frank Keating.The new Democratic House speaker oozes mistrust of the Republican governor as he looks toward his role in the 1997 Oklahoma Legislature, which reconvenes Feb....
Blue Cross Brings Oklahoma's Blue Shield to the Web
One of the state's largest providers has hit the Web.Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma launched its World Wide Web page this week at http//www. bcbsok.comThe Web site includes: * Health benefit information for seniors, employee groups and individuals....
Businesses Dependent on America Online Struggle with AOL Woes
NEW YORK -- As America Online attempts to fix a recent rash of technical problems, businesspeople dependent on the Internet are struggling to cope.John Goodman, a public relations executive based in Scarsdale, N.Y., uses America Online to communicate...
BUSINESSWorld
Computerless Web sitesNEW YORK (Cox) -- The ballooning use of the Internet's World Wide Web has an awful lot of big corporations, small companies and individuals "constructing" sites on which they can hawk their wares, communicate with customers, or...
Celebrities Stand out in Super Bowl Ads
NEW YORK -- Super Bowl advertisers came up with some novel plot twists to try to make their commercials the most memorable on television's highest-priced program.But more often than not, they resorted to celebrities to make their message stand out during...
Charting the Success of Stress
A long with Coke, CNN and Visa, stress is rapidly spreading throughout the world. Or at least the word for it is.In Tokyo, "stress" is enunciated in the midst of a stream of Japanese: "Shujin wa STRESS ga tamaru to okorippoku naru," a Japanese housewife...
City to Survey Attitudes on Area Growth
The comprehensive review of the city's land use and zoning ordinances got a boost Tuesday as the Oklahoma City Council approved spending $50,000 for a survey consultant to poll residents about their preferences on area growth and development.The survey...
Civil
(CV72377R)NOTICE BY PUBLICATIONNo. CJ-96-8449-63 In the District Court of Oklahoma County, State of Oklahoma. Liberty Mortgage Company, a Delaware Corporation, Plaintiff, vs. Michael Major, a single person; Susan Major, a single person; Kim Daniel Parrish...
Corporation Commission
(CD72342G)NOTICE OF HEARINGCause CD No. 970 000385 Before the Corporation Commission of the State of Oklahoma. Applicant: Cross Timbers Oil Company. Relief Requested: Drilling and Spacing Units. Legal Description: Section 20, Township 21 North, Range...
Corporation Commission
(CD72334R)NOTICE OF HEARINGCause CD No. 970 000412 Before the Corporation Commission of the State of Oklahoma. Applicant: Jordan Exploration Company, L.L.C. Relief Sought: Vacate Two 640-Acre Drilling and Spacing Units and Establish Two 320- Acre and...
Corporation Commission
(CD72359G)NOTICE OF FILINGOF APPLICATION Cause PD No. 960 000782 Before the Corporation Commission of Oklahoma. Applicant: Triple C Properties, Inc. Relief Sought: Commercial Saltwater Disposal Well. Name of Well and Location: Swan No. 5, located in...
Corporation Commission
(CD72362G)NOTICE OF HEARINGCause CD No. 970 000360 Before the Corporation Commission of Oklahoma. Applicant: Oryx Energy Company. Relief Sought: Location Exception. Legal Description: Section 18, Township 6 North Range 22 East, Latimer County Oklahoma....
Corporation Commission
(CD72350G)NOTICE OF HEARINGCD No. 970 000405 Before the Corporation Commission of the State of Oklahoma. Applicant: Perkins Energy Co. Relief Requested: Well Density. Legal Description: Section 15, Township 19 North, Range 11 West, Blaine County, Oklahoma....
Corporation Commission
(CD72333R)NOTICE OF HEARINGCause CD No. 970 000369 Before the Corporation Commission of the State of Oklahoma. Applicant: Louis Dreyfus Natural Gas Corp. Relief Sought: Clarification and Deletion of Spacing. Legal Description: Section 14, Township 22...
Corporation Commission
(CD72347G)AMENDEDNOTICE OF HEARING Cause CD No. 970 000192 Before the Corporation Commission of the State of Oklahoma. Applicant: Cross Timbers Oil Company. Relief Requested: Well Density. Legal Description: Section 4, Township 20 North, Range 14 West,...
Corporation Commission
(CD72346G)NOTICE OF HEARINGCause CD No. 970 000384 Before the Corporation Commission of the State of Oklahoma. Applicant: Cross Timbers Oil Company. Relief Requested: To Pool and Fix and Determine Equities. Legal Description: Section 20, Township 21...
Corporation Commission
(CD72351G)NOTICE OF HEARINGCD 970 000406 Before the Corporation Commission of the State of Oklahoma. Applicant: Perkins Energy Co. Relief Sought: Drilling and Spacing Units. Legal Description: Section 15, Township 19 North, Range 11 West, Blaine County,...
Corporation Commission
(CD72343G)NOTICE OF HEARINGCause CD No. 970 000389 Before the Corporation Commission of the State of Oklahoma. Applicant: Cross Timbers Oil Company. Relief Requested: Well Location Exception. Legal Description: Section 20, Township 21 North, Range 14...
Corporation Commission
(CD72360G)NOTICE OF HEARINGCause CD No. 970 000418 Before the Corporation Commission of the State of Oklahoma. Applicant: Geonet Energy Partners, Ltd. Relief Sought: Pooling. Legal Description: N/2 NW/4 of Section 6, Township 9 North, Range 2 West, Cleveland...
Corporation Commission
(CD72344G)NOTICE OF HEARINGCause CD No. 970 000390 Before the Corporation Commission of the State of Oklahoma. Applicant: Cross Timbers Oil Company. Relief Requested: To Amend, Modify, Clarify, Construe, and/or Interpret Pooling Order No. 78753. Legal...
Corporation Commission
(CD72348G)NOTICE OF HEARINGCause CD No. 970 000381 Before the Corporation Commission of Oklahoma. Applicant: Amoco Production Company. Relief Requested: Spacing. Legal Description: NE/4 SE/4 of Section 6, Township 2 South, Range 3 West, Carter County,...
Do You Think Gambling's Safe? Don't Bet on It
WASHINGTON -- Did you bet on the Super Bowl? If you did, you knew the point spread -- the expected difference, touted in the media as a service to gamblers -- before you put down your money.A private bet with friends is your own business. But for four...
GM Earnings Drop for Quarter, Year
DETROIT (AP) -- General Motors Corp. paid the price in the fourth quarter for enduring a series of strikes in the United States and Canada, posting a 58 percent earnings drop.Costs of retooling plants and launching several new high-volume cars also contributed...
Higher Prices Fuel Kerr-McGee Profits
Higher oil and gas prices, lower exploration costs and a strong performance by the coal unit led Kerr-McGee Corp. to the highest annual earnings in the history of the Oklahoma City company.Kerr-McGee had record net income of $220.1 million, or $4.43...
Insurance Fund Parts Ways with Consultant
The State Insurance Fund's business relationship with the consulting firm of Alexander & Alexander has come to a halt -- at least for now.The fund's board of managers voted late Tuesday to table any plans to renew the expired contract with the consulting...
Juvenile
(JV72357R)NOTICE OF HEARINGJF-94-1126 In the District Court for Oklahoma County, State of Oklahoma, Juvenile Division. In the Matter of: Leah Knight, Dakota Haigler, Children Alleged to be Deprived. THE STATE OF OKLAHOMA TO: Father of Leah: Name and...
Juvenile
(JV72358R)NOTICE OF HEARINGJF-96-1302 In the District Court for Oklahoma County, State of Oklahoma, Juvenile Division. In the Matter of: Shaniqia McNack, Child Alleged to be Deprived. THE STATE OF OKLAHOMA TO: Mother: Nakia McNack - 1124 N. Tela Dr.,...
Late Downturn Undercuts Blue Chips
NEW YORK (AP) -- An exuberant celebration of a key reading on inflation proved insincere Tuesday, with leading stock measures posting slim gains, if any, after a late pullback with bonds.The Dow Jones industrial average, which rose about 100 points near...
Managed Care Usage Surges among Workers
WASHINGTON -- Three out of four insured U.S. workers got health coverage through managed care in 1995, a dramatic jump in two years fueled by both small businesses and self-insured large companies, a new study says.In 1993, about half the Americans insured...
Miscellaneous
(MS72378J)NOTICE OF HEARINGPETITION FOR DECLARATORY RULING Case No. DR-97-0001 Before the Oklahoma Department of Labor, State of Oklahoma. In Re: Douglas Ballard d/b/a The Registry of Western Oklahoma. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that petitioner, Douglas...
Miscellaneous
(MS72338J)NOTICE OF APPLICATIONFOR TAX DEED 11-164 State of Oklahoma, County of Oklahoma ss. THE STATE OF OKLAHOMA TO: Bertha B. Pool, 1001 S. Rockwood, OKC, OK 73108; Bertha B. Pool or current resident, 1001 S. Rockwood, OKC, OK 73108; Bertha B. Pool,...
Miscellaneous
(MS72339J)NOTICE OF APPLICATIONFOR TAX DEED 11-159 State of Oklahoma, County of Oklahoma ss. THE STATE OF OKLAHOMA TO: Robert S. and Terra J. Austin, 4008 S. Broadway Avenue, OKC, OK 73109; Robert S. and Terra J. Austin, or Current Resident, 4008 S....
Miscellaneous
(MS72379J)NOTICE OF APPLICATIONFOR TAX DEED 11-146 State of Oklahoma, County of Oklahoma ss. THE STATE OF OKLAHOMA TO: Certif. # 2969; Carlene Ferguson, 1409 Sequoyah Ave., Moore, OK 73160; Lissuzzo & Bates, 6406B N. Santa Fe, OKC, OK 73116; Carlene...
Miscellaneous
(MS72337J)ALIASNOTICE OF SALE (power of sale foreclosure) TO: Goodman-Gotcher, Inc.; Leslie C. Goodman; David L. Goodman; Jan R. Gotcher; Richard Neal Gotcher; Goodman Contracting Inc.; Andrews Lighting Gallery; Board of County Commissioners of Oklahoma...
Mortgages
A list of mortgages filed with the Oklahoma County Clerk's office is published daily in The Journal Record. Information listed for each mortgage includes book and page numbers, names of the mortgagor and mortgagee, mortgage loan amount, property description,...
Motion Docket for Oklahoma County District Court
Motion Docketfor 01/31/97Hon. James B Blevins 10:30 CJ-91-9351 -- State of Oklahoma ex rel (Caldwell Jr, J.I.M.) vs. Curtess Steven; Hoa. CJ-92-2041 -- State of Oklahoma ex rel (Holsted, Nancy) vs. Teague John D and Marguerit A; Hoa. Hon. Sidney J. Gorelick...
New Cases before the District Court
Filings for 01/24/97CivilCJ-97-484 -- Fleet Mortgage Corp vs. Stewart Kenneth et al; Alleged Foreclosure; Templeton, Michael K Atty; Assg Division D-1 Civil - John M. Amick. CJ-97-485 -- Umlic Eight Corp vs. Britt Velma Jean et al; Alleged Foreclosure;...
New Corporations
Information includes name, service agent, address, and incorporator.Incorporated July 22, 1996.Apostolic Craftsman Ministries Place Of Location, 1508 Vernon Rd, Ardmore OK 73401. Sherron J. Haley. Tuttle ** Gospel Lighthouse Chapel Inc Daniel Eugene...
New Rules Open Up Market for Discount Caskets
SAN FRANCISCO -- It's enough to make you roll over in your grave.That $12,000 casket you're buried in -- the solid bronze brushed model with the velvet interior and adjustable bed -- would have cost your family a mere $5,263 if they had purchased it...
Noble Affiliates Reports Record Fourth Quarter, Annual Results
ARDMORE -- Noble Affiliates Inc. reported record revenues and earnings for the fourth quarter and 1996 on Tuesday.For 1996, Noble reported net income of $83.88 million, or $1.63 per share, an increase of more than 20-fold over 1995 net income of $4.09...
Oil Futures, Spot Prices Decline
Oil futures dipped on Tuesday as investors stayed on the sidelines ahead of updated supply information released after the close of trading.Light sweet crude oil for delivery in March fell 4 cents a barrel to close at $23.90 on the New York Mercantile...
Oklahoma County Clerk: Quit Claim Deeds
QUIT CLAIM DEEDSReceived 1/27/97Sales Price Computed from Revenue Stamps. B 7009 P 303 -- Steven J. Wingfield to Janna M. Wingfield, Sls Pr. $, L2 B8 Sec 2 Woodruff Tall Oaks Addn, Edm. B 7009 P 349 -- Rowena L. Consavage et al to Michael Jerry O'Brien...
Pleadings & Filings
Civil Filings for 01/27/97CJ-88-10057 -- Mowles Linda Gdn of the Person vs. Hillcrest Health Center Inc et; Order/Pltfs Motion to Amend Petition/Blevins.CJ-88-10057 -- Mowles Linda Gdn of the Person vs. Hillcrest Health Center Inc et; Order/Pltf's Motion...
Probate
(PR72363R)NOTICE OF HEARINGRETURN OF SALE OF REAL PROPERTY Case No. P-96-1110-56 In the District Court of Oklahoma County, State of Oklahoma. In the Matter of the Estate of Hazel M. Emery, Deceased. NOTICE is hereby given that Kelan Emery, Executor of...
Public Notices
(CY72272R)(Published By The Journal Record January 29, 1997.)CASE NUMBER: ABC-383 Location: 2201 NW 40th Street NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the City Council of Oklahoma City will hold a public hearing on a proposed ordinance, establishing an ABC-1 Alcoholic...
Public Notices
(CY72273R)(Published By The Journal Record January 29, 1997.)CASE NUMBER: PC-9248 Location: 17301 SE 59th Street NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the City Council of Oklahoma City will hold a public hearing on a proposed ordinance, extending the limits of...
Public Notices
(CY72271R)(Published By The Journal Record January 29, 1997.)CASE NUMBER: ABC-382 Location: 3113 South Western Avenue NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the City Council of Oklahoma City will hold a public hearing on a proposed ordinance, establishing an ABC-1...
Public Notices
(CY72265G)(Published By The Journal RecordJanuary 29 & February 5, 1997.) THE CITY OF OKLAHOMA CITY NOTICE TO BIDDERS Notice is hereby given that the City of Oklahoma City will receive and open sealed bids for the construction of: Project DM-0128 Channel...
Public Notices
(CY72259R)(Published in The Journal RecordJanuary 29, 1997.) ORDINANCE NO. 20,754 SP-270 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 59, SECTION 1400, OF THE OKLAHOMA CITY MUNICIPAL CODE, 1993, TO ESTABLISH A SPECIAL PERMIT TO OPERATE A TRANSPORTATION FACILITIES:...
Public Notices
(CY72257R)(Published in The Journal RecordJanuary 29, 1997.) ORDINANCE NO. 20,756 PUD-574 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 59, SECTION 1400 OF THE OKLAHOMA CITY MUNICIPAL CODE, 1993, TO INCLUDE ADDITIONAL TERRITORY WITHIN THE PUD PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENT...
Public Notices
(CY72256R)(Published in The Journal RecordJanuary 29, 1997.) ORDINANCE NO. 20,755 PUD-571 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 59, SECTION 1400 OF THE OKLAHOMA CITY MUNICIPAL CODE, 1993, TO INCLUDE ADDITIONAL TERRITORY WITHIN THE PUD PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENT...
Public Notices
(CY72266G)(Published By The Journal RecordJanuary 29 & February 5, 1997.) THE CITY OF OKLAHOMA CITY NOTICE TO BIDDERS Notice is hereby given that the City of Oklahoma City will receive sealed bids for: MC-0037, Removal and Disposal of 11 Underground...
Residents Live in Fear of Toxic Neighbors
MARTINEZ, Calif. -- Choking clouds of toxic gas. Explosions. Oil spills. Chemical leaks.People living in the shadow of one of the nation's biggest concentrations of oil refineries and chemical plants have seen it all. But what really worries them is...
Some Fund Managers Spurn "Style" Investment Fad
The trendiest thing in mutual fund investing today is truth in labeling.All of the big companies are leaning on fund managers to stick to their investment disciplines. That means they want shareholders to know that when they buy XYZ Growth & Income fund,...
State Manufacturing Sector Expands
Manufacturing is becoming one of the bright spots in Oklahoma's economy.With 158,116 employees, the state's manufacturing sector is growing at a faster rate than the national average.As the state's economy becomes more diversified, manufacturing is...
Survey Shows Strong Interest in Trading Up to Bigger Homes
CHICAGO -- Middle-income Americans were less worried about losing their jobs last year and more inclined to trade up to bigger homes, a new survey of home sales shows."This was a very good year. There were fewer headlines about corporate America cutting...
The Book as Art
Some books are just for reading. Others are works of art, a joy to view on the coffee table or in hand as they are read. The latter are the subject of a series of exhibits and special events at City Arts Center."The Book as Art" is the theme for the...
Transportation Agendas
With major organizations jumping on the bandwagon, this could, indeed, become the year of transportation in the Oklahoma State Legislature.Six transportation-related groups started it with the Rebuild Oklahoma Coalition that has as its heart procuring...
Trial Docket for the Okla. District Court, Criminal Motion Docket
Criminal Hearing DocketFor 01/31/97Hon. Charles G. Humble 09:00 CF-96-6060 -- State vs. Meyers Jeffery R; Hearing 2x. CF-96-6626 -- State vs. Popejoy Kenneth N; Hearing. CF-96-2796 -- State vs. Myers Jeffrey Ronald; Prel Hng 2x to Add Pg 2. CF-96-5088...
Warranty Deeds
A list of Warranty Deeds filed with the Oklahoma County Clerk's office is published daily in The Journal Record. Information listed for each warranty deed includes book and page numbers, the owner of the property granting the property to a new owner,...
Wells Spudded
Received 12-20-96NA-Information Not AvailableCADDO COUNTY Tripower Resources, Inc., Four States (CCPSU #2-5) 5, 8-05N-09W, CNW SE NE. CANADIAN COUNTY Tripower Resources, Inc., Miss D. 1-13, 13-10N-06W, NE SW NE NW. CUSTER COUNTY Universal Resources Corp.,...
Workers' Wages, Benefits Up Moderately
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Workers' wages and benefits rose a moderate 2.9 percent last year, the government reported Tuesday, triggering a rally in financial markets despite a worrisome separate report on consumer confidence.Analysts were divided over what...