Oklahoma officials say a medical detox center in Pittsburg County has lost temporary state certification to conduct medical detox services.
Jeffrey Desmukes is a spokesman for the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health Substance Abuse Services. He said Friday that the Narconon Arrowhead facility in McAlester had not met the requirements to obtain a full certification to conduct medical detox services. Desmukes says temporary certification expired at the end of June.
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin and husband Wade Christensen will host the 17th annual Septemberfest on Sept. 7 at the Governor's Mansion and Oklahoma History Center.
Septemberfest is a free family event that features a variety of attractions.This year's celebration will include historic re-enactments, a chalk artist, pony rides, crafts, inflatables, carriage rides and steer roping. Also featured will be an outdoor music stage, American Indian dancers, chuck wagon cooking and a rock-climbing wall.
President Obama is set to hold a news conference at the White House on Friday at 3 p.m. ET — his first such formal give-and-take with the press corps since "NSA leaker" Edward Snowden starting spilling secrets about National Security Agency surveillance programs in June.
So we should expect questions about Snowden, spying and civil liberties, as well as strained relations with Russia, the economy and other subjects.