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Article NameDateResults shown in descending order
‘The Oklahoman’ Wins Oklahoma Governor’s Disability Employment Award of Excellence in Media CoverageOct. 30, 2014
Enid’s Jake Whinery Honored with Oklahoma ‘Governor’s Disability Employment Awards of Excellence’Oct. 29, 2014
Vinita’s Timothy Thomas Honored with Oklahoma ‘Governor’s Disability Employment Awards of Excellence’Oct. 29, 2014
Tulsa’s Irving Procks Honored with Oklahoma ‘Governor’s Disability Employment Awards of Excellence’Oct. 29, 2014
Owasso resident honored with Oklahoma ‘Governor’s Disability Employment Award of Excellence’Oct. 29, 2014
Tulsa’s Kevin Parker Honored with Oklahoma ‘Governor’s Disability Employment Award of Excellence’Oct. 29, 2014
Lawton’s Kathy Newton Honored with Oklahoma ‘Governor’s Disability Employment Awards of Excellence’Oct. 29, 2014
Ripley’s Jason Koester Honored with Oklahoma ‘Governor’s Disability Employment Awards of Excellence’Oct. 29, 2014
KJRH-TV Channel 2 Honored with Governor’s Disability Employment Award of Excellence in Media CoverageOct. 29, 2014
Lawton’s Donnie Fry Honored with Oklahoma ‘Governor’s Disability Employment Awards of Excellence’Oct. 29, 2014
Broken Arrow’s William ‘Billy’ Fleming Honored with Oklahoma ‘Governor’s Disability Employment Awards of Excellence’Oct. 29, 2014
Mannford’s Eric Doyle Honored with Oklahoma ‘Governor’s Disability Employment Awards of Excellence’Oct. 29, 2014
Sparks resident Nicholas Carter Honored with Oklahoma ‘Governor’s Disability Employment Awards of Excellence’Oct. 29, 2014
Norman’s Peter J. Broussard Jr. Honored with Oklahoma ‘Governor’s Disability Employment Awards of Excellence’Oct. 29, 2014
Tulsa’s Beckmann Twins Honored with Individual Oklahoma ‘Governor’s Disability Employment Awards of Excellence’Oct. 29, 2014
Tulsa’s Kevin Anderson Honored with Oklahoma ‘Governor’s Disability Employment Awards of Excellence’Oct. 29, 2014
Collinsville resident honored with Oklahoma ‘Governor’s Disability Employment Award of Excellence’Oct. 28, 2014
DHS November lecture examines Oklahoma's high teen birth rateOct. 24, 2014
Owasso's De Michael Pittman Honored with ‘Governor’s Disability Employment Award of Excellence’Oct. 16, 2014
DHS responds to Co-Neutral Commentary ThreeOct. 15, 2014
Public comments sought on Section 5310 Transportation Program planOct. 13, 2014
Private sector donations will provide 'sweet cases' for Cherokee County DHS foster childrenOct. 10, 2014
DHS receives approval to launch efforts to reduce need for foster care, recruit adoptive familiesOct. 9, 2014
Oklahoma self-advocates and partnering organizations bring national conference to Oklahoma CityOct. 6, 2014
DHS Child Support Services offers innovative learning opportunities for Oklahoma schoolsOct. 1, 2014
DHS October lecture examines human trafficking in OklahomaSept. 25, 2014
Domestic Violence Awareness Walk set for Oct. 9Sept. 18, 2014
Registration closing soon for fourth annual DHS Women's Leadership ConferenceSept. 8, 2014
Midwest City DHS office collects school supplies for Crutcho school childrenSept. 8, 2014
DHS lecture explores the principles and techniques of building quality service.Sept. 2, 2014
Oklahoma recognizes workers who support individuals with disabilitiesSept. 2, 2014
5k run/walk to help Okmulgee County foster children set for Oct. 18Aug. 28, 2014
DHS worker adopts two children with special needsAug. 27, 2014
DHS Advisory Panel hosts listening session on developmental disability issuesAug. 20, 2014
Registration underway for GRANDfamily ConferenceAug. 20, 2014
Seminole County DHS partners with Salvation Army to distribute backpacks for school childrenAug. 18, 2014
Tulsa county couple adopts five siblingsAug. 14, 2014
DHS Child Support Services receives national award for excellence in program awarenessAug. 13, 2014
Jackson County DHS worker remembers being a DHS clientAug. 13, 2014
Former TANF recipient now works for Pottawatomie County DHSAug. 12, 2014
DHS Pontotoc County office adds nursery room to promote bondingAug. 4, 2014
DHS Child Support Services collects nearly $1 million a day for children and families in SFY 2014Aug. 4, 2014
DHS Adult Protective Services worker receives commendation for investigating adult neglect caseJuly 30, 2014
Registration opens for fourth annual DHS Women's Leadership ConferenceJuly 29, 2014
Former foster teen in Pushmataha County says foster youth need love and acceptanceJuly 29, 2014
Pauls Valley’s Sheila Dews Honored With an ‘Award of Excellence’ in Direct Support ServicesJuly 24, 2014
Former TANF recipient now a Cherokee County DHS social workerJuly 22, 2014
DHS opens Fall lecture series with look at prisoner re-entry planning for offenders with mental illnessJuly 21, 2014
New Roger Mills County DHS office opens July 30July 18, 2014
OKC’s Sunny Fokum Honored With an ‘Award of Excellence’ in Direct Support ServicesJuly 14, 2014
Tulsa’s Sheila Johnson Honored With an ‘Award of Excellence’ and ‘Best of the Best Award’ in Direct Support ServicesJuly 7, 2014
Norman’s Pam Linton Honored With an ‘Award of Excellence’ and ‘Best of the Best Award’ in Direct Support ServicesJuly 2, 2014
Dewey’s Matt Weintz Honored With an ‘Award of Excellence’ in Direct Support ServicesJuly 2, 2014
Oklahoma City’s Michelle Thomas-Wyatt Honored With an ‘Award of Excellence’ in Direct Support ServicesJuly 2, 2014
Mattie Jordan Honored With an ‘Award of Excellence’ in Direct Support ServicesJuly 2, 2014
Enid’s Mary Ann Nall Honored With a ‘Best of the Best Award’ and ‘Award of Excellence’ in Direct Support ServicesJune 26, 2014
Tahlequah’s Marla Holderbee Honored With an ‘Award of Excellence’ in Direct Support ServicesJune 26, 2014
Wynnewood’s Patricia Bray Honored With an ‘Award of Excellence’ and ‘Best of the Best Award’ in Direct Support ServicesJune 26, 2014
DHS closing current Roger Mills County officeJune 16, 2014
Enid’s Ketina Kerong Honored With a DHS ‘Award of Excellence’June 13, 2014
Summer Cooling Assistance Available for Low-Income HouseholdsJune 12, 2014
Seminole’s Karen and Ron Wasson Honored As ‘Best of the Best’ in Direct Support ServicesJune 10, 2014
Tulsa’s Jon Tucker Honored as One of the ‘Best of the Best’ in Direct Support ServicesJune 10, 2014
Northwest Oklahoma’s Kathy Phillips Honored With ‘Award of Excellence’ in Direct Support ServicesJune 10, 2014
Jerry Spivey Honored With ‘Award of Excellence’ in Direct Support ServicesJune 9, 2014
Johnna Skinner Honored With ‘Award of Excellence’ in Direct Support ServicesJune 6, 2014
Gregory Lander Honored With ‘Award of Excellence’ in Direct Support ServicesJune 6, 2014
Cheryl Rivers Honored With ‘Award of Excellence’ in Direct Support ServicesJune 5, 2014
David Pitts Honored With ‘Award of Excellence’ in Direct Support ServicesJune 5, 2014
Brandon Miles Honored With ‘Award of Excellence’ in Direct Support ServicesJune 5, 2014
Amber Dickerson Honored With ‘Award of Excellence’ in Direct Support ServicesJune 4, 2014
DHS Recognizes State’s Volunteers - Stillwater Church of Christ receives awardMay 28, 2014
DHS Recognizes State’s Volunteers - Sequoyah County group receives awardMay 28, 2014
DHS Recognizes State’s Volunteers - "Bridges out of Poverty" Coordinator Price receives awardMay 28, 2014
DHS Recognizes State’s Volunteers - Idabel group receives awardMay 28, 2014
DHS holds first public listening session on aging issuesMay 28, 2014
DHS child welfare worker honored for heroic actionMay 27, 2014
DHS Recognizes State’s Volunteers - Miami resident Ben Loring receives awardMay 19, 2014
DHS Recognizes State’s Volunteers - Norman resident Sharon Jepson receives awardMay 19, 2014
DHS Recognizes State’s Volunteers - Dibble Senior Center receives awardMay 19, 2014
DHS Recognizes State’s Volunteers - Delaware County group receives awardMay 19, 2014
DHS Recognizes State’s Volunteers - Eufaula resident Coleta Christmas receives awardMay 19, 2014
DHS takes lecture to Tulsa for look at how fatherhood initiatives strengthen familiesMay 16, 2014
DHS Recognizes State’s Volunteers - Midwest City resident Raymond Valdez receives awardMay 16, 2014
DHS Recognizes State’s Volunteers - Turner High School Beta Club receives awardMay 15, 2014
DHS Recognizes State’s Volunteers - Bethany resident receives award for "Outstanding Service"May 15, 2014
DHS Recognizes State’s Volunteers - Muldrow resident receives "Donna Nigh Award"May 15, 2014
DHS Recognizes State’s Volunteers - Lincoln County group receives awardMay 15, 2014
DHS Recognizes State’s Volunteers - Marietta resident receives awardMay 15, 2014
DHS Recognizes State’s Volunteers - Tulsa resident receives "Ed Birchall" awardMay 15, 2014
DHS Recognizes State’s Volunteers - Leon resident Janeane Hartman receives awardMay 14, 2014
DHS Recognizes State’s Volunteers - Tulsa's Brook Andrews receives awardMay 14, 2014
DHS Recognizes State’s Volunteers - Tulsa residents honored for work on Trinity Community GardenMay 13, 2014
DHS Recognizes State’s Volunteers - Duncan residents honored for work on Stephens County Christmas CollaborativeMay 13, 2014
DHS Recognizes State’s Volunteers - Eufaula resident Margaret Floyd honoredMay 13, 2014
DHS Recognizes State’s Volunteers - Coalgate FFA Chapter honoredMay 13, 2014
DHS Recognizes State’s Volunteers - Stigler resident Radah Bray receives awardMay 13, 2014
DHS Recognizes State’s Volunteers - Kingfisher County FFA Chapter honoredMay 12, 2014
DHS school readiness report finds gaps in quality early learning and child care for some Oklahoma countiesMay 8, 2014
DHS lecture looks at fatherhood initiatives to strengthen familiesMay 6, 2014
Adair County DHS partners with Cherokee Nation and OSU Extension to help children 'Learn to Grow'May 6, 2014
Pottawatomie County DHS raises money for cancer researchMay 5, 2014
DHS child welfare supervisor receives prestigious awardMay 5, 2014
Two Edmond writers to receive awardsMay 1, 2014
Oklahoma City writer to receive awardMay 1, 2014
Norman writer to receive awardMay 1, 2014
Altus writer to receive awardMay 1, 2014
Woodward writer to receive awardMay 1, 2014
DHS responds to Pinnacle Plan Commentary Two by Co-NeutralsApril 30, 2014
DHS recognizes May 6 as Foster Care Day at the CapitolApril 28, 2014
TANF helps young Caddo County mom become self-sufficientApril 11, 2014
Two-Thirds of NORCE and SORC Residents Have Already Moved Into the Communities Where They Work and LiveApril 3, 2014
After 40 Years at SORC, Oklahoma DHS’ Developmental Disabilities Services Successfully Transitions Longtime Resident to Live in her Own CommunityMarch 28, 2014
People With Developmental Disabilities, Advocates and More to Rally and ‘ROAR’ During Developmental Disabilities Awareness Day on April 17 at the Oklahoma CapitolMarch 28, 2014
Medicaid provider care report cards available on DHS websiteMarch 18, 2014
April DHS lecture looks at interventions for adverse childhood experiencesMarch 7, 2014
Registration underway for Annual Oklahoma Conference on AgingFeb. 27, 2014
DHS Aging Services announces FTA grant funds availableFeb. 25, 2014
Number of backlogged DHS cases decreasingFeb. 20, 2014
DHS lecture looks at infant mental health in the child welfare systemFeb. 11, 2014
DHS presents lecture on better communication with the disabledFeb. 10, 2014
DHS concludes internal investigation of Quinten Wood case, initiates disciplinary actions and efforts to improve collaboration of servicesFeb. 10, 2014
DHS Aging Services seeks nominations for Achievement in Aging awardsFeb. 7, 2014
Black Heritage Celebration set for Feb. 18Feb. 3, 2014
DHS makes crisis assistance funding for propane users available for low-income householdsFeb. 3, 2014
DHS hires new Chief of StaffJan. 16, 2014
DHS Office of Community and Faith Engagement to allocate funds to help former prisonersJan. 9, 2014
Oklahomans invited to Senior Day at the Capitol Feb. 24Jan. 7, 2014
Last Updated:  10/31/2014