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"Our" View: 5th grade at BMS
The Blackwell Board of Education has decided not to move the district's fifth grade students from Blackwell Elementary School to Blackwell Middle...

Jordan Green shares his graduation speech
Well, Friends, my high school education has come to an end. On Sunday, I walked across the stage as one of the valedictorians of Blackwell High...

Review: DETECTIVE PIKACHU is family fun with style and heart
“Down by the docks. Rough part of town, not the sorta place you wanna visit alone at night.” “Well, actually, I'm pretty good at being alone at...

Jordan Green: Trump pardons Michael Behenna
On Monday night, President Donald Trump formally pardoned Michael Behenna, a U.S. Army 1st Lieutenant who was convicted of killing a suspected...

"Our View": Last week's City Council
The walls of the Blackwell City Council chambers on Thursday were covered with gelatin. For over an hour, two Council members kept trying to nail...

Game of Thrones: Fiery Dany, hot lovers, and boiling fans
Another week, another column about HBO's Game of Thrones! Don't worry, I'll be back to publishing film reviews and stick to tossing these GoT...

Jordan Green says "stick to the facts"
On April 25, I had the privilege of attending the Oklahoma Journalism Hall of Fame's annual banquet with one of our state's finest reporters. I...

Game of Thrones: World War Z meets Kingdom of Heaven
It was a major weekend across all major nerd camps with the PlayStation 4 zombie game “Days Gone” arriving, AVENGERS: ENDGAME, and Sunday night's...

AVENGERS: ENDGAME carries the best and worst of the MCU on broad...
“Don’t give me hope.” “I’m sorry I couldn’t give it to you sooner.” AVENGERS: ENDGAME released this past weekend and honestly, you’ve probably...

Letter to the Editor: Blackwell School Administration has a problem
Dear Editor, What is going on within the Blackwell School Administration? We have a Middle School Principal who actively bullies both students...

Jordan Green: "Don't be rude, just be a good friend."
“You’re late.” How's that for a greeting? Nice to see you too, Pal! Sarcasm aside, that was the greeting I was given as I walked into a...

Game of Thrones Season 8: Love and death are in the air
The second episode in the final season of HBO's “Game of Thrones” aired this past Sunday night and lets just say that stories of Americans young...

THE CURSE OF LA LLORONA is a spooky, sympathetic thriller
“Your children are safe now, but have they heard her crying? Have they felt the sting of her tears? They will, and she will come for them.” THE...

Senator Lankford sits down with Jordan Green
U.S. Senator James Lankford began a statewide two-week tour on Monday to meet with his constituents back here in the great state of Oklahoma. I...

"Game of Thrones" returns with a Mad Queen
The final season of HBO’s acclaimed fantasy series GAME OF THRONES premiered this past Sunday night with a short but effective episode that served...