Finance Authority Meeting Postponed State officials have
postponed a meeting which had been scheduled for today for
discussion of Oklahoma Development Finance Authority loan practices.
The meeting will be rescheduled.
Representatives of the Oklahoma Executive Bond Oversight
Commission, Oklahoma Legislative Bond Oversight Commission,
development finance authority and Oklahoma Futures plan to meet for
further study of a dispute stemming from authority-approved loans
averaging $2.4 million.
The authority, created by the Economic Devleopment Act of 1987,
granted its first loan last September, and has approved 13 loans
totaling $31.9 million. The authority's loans, by law, are funded
through bond sales. None of the 13 loans have yet been funded.
Three loans totaling $7.5 million have been put on hold until
the bond oversight commissions can reach agreement with the
authority on the rules and regulations governing the authority's loan
OU Medieval Fair on Tap More than 70,000 people are expected to
converge on Norman Saturday and Sunday, April 7 and 8, to attend the
14th annual University of Oklahoma Medieval Fair, a living history
and arts and crafts fair, featuring re-creations of life and people
during the Middle Ages.
The annual spring event, planned with Mom's Day weekend at OU,
will be from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday
at OU's Brandt Park and Duck Pond, located on East Lindsey Street
between Jenkins Avenue and Classen Boulevard. Admission to the fair
Since 1976, OU has brought the "Kingdom of Avalon" to campus for
one weekend in April, drawing people from throughout the state and
nation to a festival of good times in a woodsy, serene setting.
The fair is sponsored by OU, with assistance from the Norman Arts
and Humanities Council, funded by the Norman Transient Guest Room
Tax, the State Arts Council of Oklahoma and the National Endowment
for the Arts.
Express Services Opens 2nd Mississippi Office Express Services,
Temporary and Permanent Personnel has awarded a franchise in
Mississippi, according to Robert A. Funk, president of the Oklahoma
City firm. The franchise, the second office in the state, is
located in Tupelo at 2901 Cliff Gookin Blvd., Suite E. Owners are
J. Rex and Jean Parker.
Southwestern Bell Introduces New Services Southwestern Bell
Telephone Co. has introduced two new services, "Personalized Ring"
Personalized Ring allows customers to classify certain calls by
priority, while ComCall lets customers use their home phone service
as an intercom system. No installation is required with either
Transportation Commission to Award Contracts The first in a
series of projects to widen Int. Hwy. 35 to six lanes will be
awarded at the April Oklahoma Transportation Commission meeting
The multi-million dollar project to widen the Int. …