Newspaper article THE JOURNAL RECORD

Briefly.In Oklahoma

Newspaper article THE JOURNAL RECORD

Briefly.In Oklahoma

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FDIC Wants to Sell Park Rides, Concessions TULSA - The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. wants the rides at Bell's Amusement Park, and the office and cotton candy machines, too.

The FDIC, as liquidator of Central Bank & Trust Co., has filed a $1.6 million foreclosure lawsuit against the amusement park and its owners, contending they defaulted on loans to the bank.

The lawsuit seeks permission for the FDIC to sell the park's equipment, including the rides, ticket booths, concession stands and buildings.Gift The Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence has been presented with a $5,000 gift for its endowment drive by the Henry L. Doherty Educational Foundation.

The Henry L. Doherty Educational Foundation is an affiliate of Occidental Oil and Gas Corp. of Tulsa. It provides financial assistance to educational institutions and organizations throughout the U.S. It was established in 1939 to honor Henry L. Doherty, founder of Cities Service Co., now a part of Occidental.

The Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence is a charitable, tax-exempt organization whose aim is to improve the quality of education "through increased awareness of the importance of education to the future of our state."

Reserve Unit to Hold Open House The 95th Division Maneuver Training Command, a local reserve unit of the U.S. Army, will host an open house from 1-5 p.m. Aug. 29-30 at the Reserve Center, NE 36th St. and Eastern Ave.

Included in the event will be a "M-16 shootout" for the public; "Operation Childprint," a fingerprinting program to help parents provide positive identification for their children; and an appearance by McGruff the Crime Biter, who will be on hand to distribute coloring books and "Crime Biter" badges to children. …

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