A renewable energy company founded by Oklahoma native T. Boone Pickens says it’s buying 667 wind turbines from General Electric. The longtime Texas oilman’s company, Mesa Power, plans to use the turbines to start what it expects will be the world’s largest wind energy project. The Pampa Wind Project will be located in Texas.
At 19, mayor-elect’s the pride of Muskogee. The Oklahoman’s Julie Bisbee reports John Tyler Hammons may have already performed his grandest feat as mayor, even before taking office. He put Muskogee in the national spotlight. Hammons, 19, beat his 70-year-old opponent in a runoff election Tuesday, getting nearly 70 percent of the vote.
Six children were taken into custody by the Department of Human Services after Oklahoma County sheriffs raided a Del City home for drugs Wednesday morning.
Tulsa’s David Cook will face off against 17-year-old David Archuleta for the grand prize on American Idol next week. The Oklahoman’s George Lang reports “American Idol” viewers made it official Wednesday: the seventh-season finale next week will be an all-David competition.
Mostly Cloudy, before turning partly cloudy in the late morning and afternoon. Highs in the upper 60s. Northerly winds about 10 mph. Twenty percent chance of isolated rain in the morning.