Celebrate Black History Month

February is Black History and Heritage month and OCCC, like many other institutions, will be celebrating this important milestone in America’s History.

African-American History month was first declared a nationally observed event in 1976 by then president Gerald Ford who said that it was time to “seize the opportunity” to shine a light “on the too often neglected” achievements reached by many great African-Americans.

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State Fair serves up great food

Professional food vendors of the 2012 Oklahoma State Fair went head to head in the third annual State of a Fair competition on the first day of the fair, Sept. 13.

Within the categories of savory and sweet, judges were asked to pick first and second places for best taste and most unique. A total of 17 vendors put forth some of their best dishes for nine judges to sample and decide between.

Judges chose the Juicy Lucy Cheeseburger from Burger and Chili Shack as the best tasting of the savory items entered.

The Juicy Lucy is two hamburger patties put together and cooked with American cheese in the middle of them. Ragin’ Cajun Fresh’s Hand Breaded Chicken Tenders placed a close second. Judges said they loved their handmade hot sauce.

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