Bristow Advent Christian Church has a new pastor, Dwayne Thompson. Thompson grew up in northeastern Oklahoma where he attended Owasso Schools and Northeastern State University, where he played basketball. Thompson felt God's call to full time ministry ten years after he graduated Northeastern. He enrolled at the Southwest Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas. Upon graduation, he cecame a church planner and remained in that capacity for 19 years.
We’ve completed the second week of the 2020 session, marked by full committee agendas as we begin working through more than 800 measures that were introduced in the Senate.
A quiet, wintery day looking out over Lake Massena at the city park. Angie Gentry photo
Ty Ralston, age 18, of Bristow, competed in the ACRA Rodeo Finals at the end of January. The finals were held at the Tulsa Expo Center. In his second year of competing in Ranch Bronc Riding, Ralston won second and third in three go rounds at the American Finals Rodeo and placing him third in the 2019 championship standings.
This past week, prosecutors and defense attorneys met for a docket day, to see if the case is ready for trial, on the second degree murder case against former Mannford detective Mike Nealey. Records show that also last week, Nealey's attorney filed paperwork with the court, waiving his appearance at any and all future proceedings. Nealey authorized his public defender to appear on his behalf.