Madill tornado 2020
Two were killed and one was critically injured in a tornado that swept through Madill, Oklahoma, on Wednesday. Photo by Eric Chappell

Cutting Family Dealing with Aftermath of Madill Tornado

A few years ago, executives of Oklahoma Steel and Wire installed tornado shelters throughout the Madill, Oklahoma, manufacturing plant owned by the family of cutters Kathleen and Ty Moore. That decision made all the difference on Wednesday when an F-2 twister swept through the building, causing severe damage but not harming any of the 90 […]

Oklahoma Governor Signs Horse Slaughter Legislation

Gov. Mary Fallin has signed legislation authorizing a horse-slaughtering facility in Oklahoma. Fallin signed the measure into law on Friday, three days after the state Senate approved its final passage. It had previously passed the Oklahoma House. The measure lifts a 50-year-old ban on horse slaughtering and ends the prohibition of horse-meat processing for export […]