Newspaper article THE JOURNAL RECORD

Briefly.In Oklahoma

Newspaper article THE JOURNAL RECORD

Briefly.In Oklahoma

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TEMPO to Sell Cable Systems TULSA - A letter of intent has been signed for TEMPO Enterprises Inc. of Tulsa to sell seven cable television systems in western Oklahoma to Eagle Cable, it was announced Thursday.

The seven cable systems are located in Cherokee, Fairview, Okeene, Watonga, Hennessey, Geary and Kingfisher. The seven systems represent about 5,000 subscribers.

Eagle Cable is a Tulsa-based multiple system operator which owns other sytems throughout Oklahoma. When the purchase of the TEMPO systems is complete, Eagle Cable will operate 20 systems with 7,000 subscribers.

TEMPO, which purchased the seven systems in 1984, said it has decided to shift its cable system toward larger operations.

Lyng to Speak at OSU Monday STILLWATER - Richard E. Lyng, secretary of agriculture, will discuss "The Future of Agriculture" at 1:30 p.m. Monday at the Oklahoma State University Student Union.

Lyng's appearance will be the second annual lecture in the Wes Watkins Distinguished Lectureship Series. A public reception will follow Lyng's speech.

Stillwater Museum to Close April 1 STILLWATER - The curator of the Old Central Museum of Higher Education says state budget cuts have forced the Oklahoma Historical Society to close the museum at least until July 1.

Jimm Showalter said Historical Society officials informed him Tuesday that Old Central, the oldest building on the Oklahoma State University campus, would close April 1.

He said he was offered a similar position at Fort Washita.

Earle Metcalf, Historical Society executive director, said the 93-year-old structure is one of three sites that are casualties of budget cuts that must be made by June 30.

Williams Officials Consider Appeal MINNEAPOLIS - Officials of Tulsa-based Williams Pipe Line Co. say they have not yet decided whether to appeal a $115,000 fine imposed by the U.S. Department of Transportation for failure to meet safety standards on a pipeline that exploded last summer, killing two people and seriously injuring a third. …

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