The Oklahoma Attorney General is negotiating new compacts with more than two dozen tribal nations over casino gambling. The tribes’ position is that the 15-year compacts automatically renew Jan. 1. The governor says they expire and wants a new agreement where the state gets a bigger cut.
The funeral service for former Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma Chief Gregory Pyle will be held 10:00 am on Saturday at the Choctaw Event Center in Durant. He passed away Saturday at age 70. Pyle served as Chief from 1997 until his retirement in 2014.