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First Capital Trolley’s driver Claude Boyster Wins Hero of the Year Award

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First Capital Trolley driver Claude Boyster was presented with the Oklahoma Transit Association’s (OTA) 2020 Hero of the Year award on Friday. The award was presented to him at First Capital Trolley, where Boyster’s friends and family were present to see him receive the award.

Workforce and Economic Development Remains the Focus of Meridian Technology Center; Division Renamed to Highlight Impact 

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STILLWATER, Okla. – Since 1975, Meridian Technology Center has focused on workforce and economic development.  

 

This commitment was reinforced when the Board of Education approved renaming the school’s business and industry services division to Workforce and Economic Development.  

 

Guthrie Meat Processing Facility Awarded $339,050 in CARES Act Grant Dollars for Meat Processing Expansion

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OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – It is no secret processing plants in Oklahoma are backlogged – producers looking
to process their livestock have to wait months and sometimes even up to a year to reserve a spot at a plant.
Earlier this year, Governor Kevin Stitt appropriated $10 million in federal funds from the CARES Act to the
Oklahoma Dept. of Agriculture, Food and Forestry with the goal of expanding meat processing capacity and
address supply chain disruptions across the state as a result of the COVID-19 public health emergency.