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Articles from June 3, 1996

Bad Winter Weather Stalls Small Business in the South
A slump in sales caused by bad winter weather resulted in the South losing its place as the nation's small business leader during the first quarter.Normally the stabilizing force in the nation's economic growth, the South saw sales growth drop to 7.1...
Barbecue Firms Find Secret in Sauce
STILLWATER (AP) -- Secret sauces, special rubs, hidden temperature gauges ... this is the stuff of big-time barbecuing, a pastime that causes backyard cooks everywhere to take their cookers on the road to compete for some fairly large amounts of money.Oklahoma...
Battling for Bookworms Confronted by National Giants, Local Booksellers Try New Hooks to Keep Customers
A proliferation of major bookstore chains opening in the Oklahoma City area may make local bibliophiles feel like they've died and gone to bookworm heaven, but each new opening is forcing owners of local shops to become more entrenched in their battle...
Business Calendar
Information for the Business Calendar should be sent to Jim Powell, The Journal Record, P.O. Box 26370, OKC, 73126-0370, or by fax to 278-6907. June 4Metro TechAdult Continuing EducationMinority Business Breakfast for women, minorities and small business...
Business World
Virgin goes to FloridaLONDON (AP) -- Virgin Atlantic Airways, hoping to capture a bigger share of the lucrative Florida market, began flying between Manchester and Orlando on Friday.Virgin will fly six days a week, seeking to attract travelers visiting...
Civil
(CV63834G)NOTICE BY PUBLICATIONCase No. CJ-96-2333 In the District Court in and for Oklahoma County, State of Oklahoma. FT Mortgage Companies, d/b/a FTB Mortgage Services, as successor by merger to Sunbelt National Mortgage Corporation, Plaintiff, vs....
Civil
(CV63833A)NOTICE OF FILINGAPPLICATION TO FORECLOSETHE RIGHT TO REOPEN ANDTO VACATE A PORTION OF AUTILITY EASEMENT IN LOT 2,BLOCK 7, WHITEHALLADDITION, SECTION 1 ANADDITION TO OKLAHOMACITY, OKLAHOMA COUNTY,OKLAHOMA; NOTICE OFANSWER DATE; AND NOTICEOF...
Corporation Commission
(CD63822A)NOTICE OF HEARINGCause CD No. 960 002036 Before the Corporation Commission of the State of Oklahoma. Applicant: Tilford Pinson Exploration, L.L.C. Relief Sought: Increased Well Density. Legal Description: Section 28, Township 7 North, Range...
Corporation Commission
(CD63810G)NOTICE OF HEARINGCause CD No. 960 002012 Before the CorporationCommission of the State of Oklahoma. Applicant: Todco Properties, Inc. Relief Sought: Pooling. Land Covered: A 640-acre Unit Comprised of Section 21, Township 23 North, Range 25...
Corporation Commission
(CD63826J)NOTICE OF HEARINGCause CD No. 960 002050 Before the Corporation Commission of the State of Oklahoma. Applicant: Southern Resources, Inc. Relief Sought: Location Exception. Legal Description: NE/4 of Section 18, Township 6 North, Range 11 East,...
Corporation Commission
(CD63823G)NOTICE OF HEARINGCause CD No. 960 002037 Before the Corporation Commission of the State of Oklahoma. Applicant: Tilford Pinson Exploration, L.L.C. Relief Sought: Location Exception. Legal Description: Section 28, Township 7 North, Range 12...
Finishing Up Fuel Tax Issue
Early last week, as the final days of the legislative session drew near, it appeared lawmakers would not find a workable solution to the most important business and economic issue they faced: how to restructure the state fuel tax code in response to...
Ford Strategists Put Lineup Focus on Trucks
DEARBORN, Mich. (Bloom-berg) -- Kiss the Ford Thunderbird goodbye. Ditto for its twin, the Mercury Cougar. The Lincoln Mark VIII? Gone. Bid farewell also to the Ford Escort Coupe.All these Ford Motor Co. cars will be dead in the North American market...
Gilliland to Direct Small Biz Workshop
Kent A. Gilliland, a partner with Day Edwards Federman Propester & Christensen, will address "Choosing the Correct Legal Business Structure" as part of Boatmen's First National Bank's small business workshop.The workshop is scheduled June 11 at Boatmen's...
Horton to Lead Area Secretaries
Joyce Horton, assistant to state Sen. Brad Henry, D-Shawnee, has been installed as president of the Oklahoma City chapter of Professional Secretaries International.Horton has been a member of the chapter since 1989. She served in two other positions...
Juvenile
(JV63815A)NOTICE OF HEARINGJF-93-2581 In the District Court for Oklahoma County, State of Oklahoma, Juvenile Division. In the Matter of: Shyreese Baker, Marcus Armstead, Children Alleged to be Deprived. THE STATE OF OKLAHOMA TO: Father of Marcus: Name...
Local Firms Expand Sales from Exports
Exports from the Oklahoma City Metropolitan Statistical Area increased $9.7 million, or 2 percent to $488.5 million in 1994 from $478.8 million in 1993.Those figures placed Oklahoma City 107th among a list of 256 metropolitan areas surveyed by the International...
Merger Increases Weokie Membership
The start of a new month brings with it an expanded membership base for Weokie Credit Union.Its merger with the United Associates credit union was approved by the National Credit Union Administration last week, and became effective June 1.The Oklahoma...
Miscellaneous
(MS63821J)FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACTON THE ENVIRONMENT, ANDNOTICE TO PUBLIC OF INTENTTO REQUEST RELEASE OF FUNDSJune 3, 1996 City of Oklahoma City, 200 North Walker, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73102.To All Interested Agencies, Groups and Persons:Findings...
Miscellaneous
(MS63808J)REQUEST FOR PROPOSALThe Oklahoma City Public Schools is requesting proposals for Bond Related, Asbestos Abatement Contractors for Bond Issue related renovations at the following schools during the 1996-97 School Year (July 1, 1996 - June 30,...
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,...
Mutual Fund Industry Growth Fuels Analyst Liquidity Fears
NEW YORK -- As scary as record-high prices in the stock market may look to many Wall Street analysts, they obviously aren't frightening mutual fund investors away.The latest reports on flows of money in the booming fund industry show torrents of cash...
New Corporations
Information includes Name, Date Incorporated, Service Agent, Address and Incorporators.Incorporated March 1, 1996"Behold" The Messenger's of God, Incorporated, Reverend Wanda Lee Wesson, 712-1/2 NE 26th Street, Oklahoma City, OK 73136-1541, Reverend...
New Locations
Received 5-24-96(Intents To Drill)NA-Information Not AvailableALFALFA COUNTYEnron Oil & Gas Co., Stuckey 20-1, 20-28N-11W, C NW NW NW, 2310fsl-330fwl, Arbuckle 5800, TD 5900, El. 1212, Surf. Csg. Depth: 400, Date Op. to Begin: ASAP.Enron Oil & Gas Co.,...
Olympic Organizers Set Ambush for Advertisers Campaign Hopes to Discourage Firms from Implying False Ties to the Games
ATLANTA -- They're am-bushing the ambushers.Olympic organizers are launching an aggressive advertising campaign in hopes of discouraging companies from falsely implying an affiliation with the Games if they don't have one -- a practice known as "ambush...
Preventive Travel Measures to Pretect Your Credit Cards
What happens when you're traveling and you lose or forget your credit cards?One preventive measure is not to bring your local department store charges or any other credit cards you won't be using (Dillard's hasn't reached Budapest yet). The same thing...
Probate
(PR63812A)ORDER AND NOTICEOF HEARING ONFIRST ANNUAL REPORTPG-95-142-46 In the District Court of Oklahoma County, State of Oklahoma. In the Matter of the Guardianship of Isabella Marie Goodhue, an infant child. TO: Elizabeth Ann Goodhue c/o Thomas Bollman,...
Probate
(PR63831G)NOTICE OF SALEOF REAL ANDPERSONAL PROPERTYNo. P-96-373-56 In the District Court of Oklahoma County, State of Oklahoma. In the Matter of the Estate of Melba Nadine Rothmire, Deceased. Notice is hereby given that, in pursuance of an Order of...
Program Helps Students Start Firms Integrated Business Core Program Helps Students Learn How to Turn a Profit
NORMAN -- Starting a small company is the goal of many business students. Few expect to accomplish that goal while still in college.However, 145 students at the University of Oklahoma established four successful companies through a new OU program --...
Seminar to Offer Solutions on Funding Small Firms
Starting a small business is a complex process, and one of the most perplexing components is how to obtain financing. Many people are not aware of all the resources available to them to make their dreams of owning their own company come true.The Oklahoma...
Small Firms Seek Better Environment
Cutting taxes and changing membership of the Oklahoma State Legislature are the two best ways to create an environment conducive to small business, according to a task force working on the project.One of the most onerous taxes is the ad valorem on inventory,...
State Agency Gets OK to Move to HTB Facility
Before the year is over the home of a well-known architecture firm will become the new residence of a state agency.The Oklahoma Department of Commerce is preparing to move into the HTB building, a former church at NE 8th St. and Stiles Ave. built in...
State, National Rig Counts Enjoy Year's Highest Monthly Averages Oklahoma's Weekly Rig Count Falls Two; U.S. Tally Drops 10
Oklahoma and U.S. active rig counts posted their highest monthly average so far this year in May -- a month where both hit year-highs.The state rig count for May 1996 averaged 113, up from 111 the previous month. The first week of May, the count remained...
Tax Payments Cause Slower Consumer Spending in April
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Consumer spending grew at a slower pace in April as income taxes absorbed a respectable gain in personal incomes.Analysts contended the jump in tax payments was a one-time event and said spending, which shot up at an unsustainable...
The High-Tech Way of Planning a Vacation
No doubt the arrival of June means it's almost too late to plan your summer vacation, if any.But thank goodness that technology lets us do things later and later without fear that the results will be either better or worse than if we'd done them earlier....
Tourism Helps Arizona's Super Bowl Gamble Pay off Big
Call it a dream come true. Arizona's biggest moment in sports. An economic bonanza.Whatever term you use, Super Bowl XXX paid off bigger than even its most avid boosters dared predict, providing a $305.8 million boost to Arizona's economy in January,...
Violent Crime Proves Bane of Smaller Towns
Violent crime, once thought to be the bane of large metropolitan areas, turns out to be no stranger either to the smaller cities and towns crisscrossing Oklahoma.An Associated Press computer analysis of the FBI's Uniform Crime Reports for 1994, the most...
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 Completed
Received 5-24-96 BEAVER COUNTYCoEnergy Operating Co., Ronald 1-8, 8-5N-25ECM, C NE, 1320fsl- 1320fwl, Morrow 6573, Class. Gas; 0 BO, 1348 MCFG 13 hrs., TD 7425.Enron Oil & Gas Co., Hazel 12 #1, 12-2N-25ECM, CSE, 1320fsl- 1320fwl, Morrow 7911, Class....
Wells Plugged
Received 5-24-96NA-Information Not AvailableCADDO COUNTYCoastal Oil & Gas Corp., Bowling #1, 17-10N-10W, C NW SE, 1980fsl- 660fwl.R. L. Bolin, Lucas #14, 3-5N-9W, NE NE NW, 2340fsl-2140fwl.Kaiser-Francis Oil Co., O. Rigney 2A, 12-5N-9W, SE SE NW.EDB...
West Wales Tourism Recovers from Huge Oil Spill
NEW YORK (NYT) -- Three months after a Liberian-registered oil tanker foundered off the coast of Pembrokeshire in west Wales, sending more than 70,000 tons of oil into the water and onto the shores of some of Britain's most spectacular beaches, life...
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