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Articles from November 5, 2012

Baltimore Firm Pays $2M for Tulsa Shopping Center
A Baltimore company paid $2 million for east Tulsa's 146,713- square-foot Briar Village Shopping Center, with plans to renovate the 44-year-old property, according to George Thomas with Whiteside and Grant Realtors of Tulsa.Briar Village Center LLC paid...
Bridging a Critical Gap: White Calls for More Mental Health Funding in Okla
Gale Hobson, licensed psychologist and medical director for Mercy Behavioral Health, has a passion for treating and preventing mental illness.In a state with the second highest rate of mental illness per capita, she has her work cut out for her. Hobson...
Company Buys Continental Center South for Return to Downtown Enid
During the 1930s, Triangle Insurance Co. had its headquarters in Broadway Tower in downtown Enid.The company later moved to the Union Equity Building on N. 10th Street. The headquarters for the insurance company, owned by 385 farmers cooperatives, was...
Exec Still Going the Distance for Marathon in Tulsa
Chris Lieberman is a businessman first, and that's one reason he enjoys being the Williams Route 66 Marathon's executive director."I love a challenge, and the business of the marathon is what attracts me to it," he said.For the first time in its history,...
Expo Center in Enid Completes Energy
In early 2009, Steven Barnes, general manager of the Chisholm Trail Expo Center in Enid, started writing a grant in an attempt to get money for improvements for the complex owned by Garfield County.It took a while, but his grant writing project paid...
Firm Gets Contract for Canton Lake Dam Project
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a $2.6 million contract as part of a larger project to repair and improve Canton Lake.The contract was awarded to Cookeville, Tenn.-based Fuel Tank Maintenance Co., to repair a bridge and sluice gate on the lake's dam.The...
Innovators: Oklahoma Psychological Association Competition
Evan White's presentation could have been part of any incubator competition, with young entrepreneurs trying to edge each other out for a little affirmation by experienced industry professionals that, yes, they're on the right track.He and the other...
OKC Events: November 5, 2012
There are balls and then there are special balls, and the Children's Starlight Ball is in that category. A benefit for Children's Hospital Foundation, this year's ball will take place Nov. 16 at Oklahoma City Golf and Country Club. The evening will begin...
Oklahoma Election Board Secretary Paul Ziriax: Late Results Expected from Provisional Ballots
In light of polling problems already reported elsewhere in the country, Oklahoma Election Board Secretary Paul Ziriax said Monday he knows exactly what the odds are of having a final tally of ballots by the end of Tuesday.Zero percent, he said.But that's...
Oklahomans on the Move: November 5, 2012
Stone elected to national boardOKLAHOMA CITY - Renzi Stone, CEO of Saxum, has been elected to the Council of Public Relations Firms 2013 board of directors.Saxum is a marketing communications agency with offices in Oklahoma City and Tulsa. The new chairman...
Sollco Sells Retail Center Holdings in Tulsa for $27.7M
After 19 years ownership, one of the pioneering developers along Tulsa's 71st street retail corridor has sold its interest in the resurgent Union Plaza shopping center for $27.7 million.Tulsa County Courthouse records indicate BVCV Union Plaza LLC, an affiliate...
The Journal Record Business Briefs: November 5, 2012
West Pointe Apartments soldOKLAHOMA CITY - West Pointe Apartments, an 82 unit complex at 7321 Lyrewood Lane in Oklahoma City, has been sold for $1.775 million, or $21,646 per unit, to Woodrow Village Apartments, which owns the adjacent 168-unit Putnam Green...
The Journal Record Finance Briefs: November 5, 2012
Kirkpatrick Bank buys artOKLAHOMA CITY - Kirkpatrick Bank has purchased art from three local artists.Art from two of the artists has been delivered to the bank's office at 15 E. 15th St. in Edmond. The art will be hung at four branches in Edmond and...
Vote to Close Centers for Disabled in Okla. Draws Fire
A vote by the Department of Human Services commission to close two treatment facilities for adults with developmental disabilities is drawing fire from an Enid-area state senator and the state's public employees' association.Last week, the Oklahoma Commission...
Weather Tosses Stocks
Hurricane Sandy shut down Wall Street, the first time since 1888 that the exchanges have been closed for two consecutive days due to weather.A slew of positive data jolted markets Thursday, giving stocks their best day since mid-September. Consumer confidence...
Wrangling for Upgrades: Oklahoma City Council Targets More State Fairgrounds Improvements
City Council recently approved another $3 million of indebtedness for upgrades at the state fairgrounds that were not already covered by the $89 million raised by several other bond issues.Fairgrounds construction has been ongoing since mid 2005, fueled by...