Attorney Andrew Lester announced his resignation Tuesday from the nine-member Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education, the board that oversees Oklahoma’s 25 state colleges and universities. He was facing mounting criticism over his role representing drugmaker Johnson & Johnson in its legal fight with the state over the opioid crisis.
An Achille man has been arrested for assaulting his father. Authorities are accusing 24-year-old Stephen B. Duncan Jr., of attacking his father with a golf club. He was jailed in Bryan County for felony assault and battery. He faces up to ten years in prison if convicted.