Quote of the Day 4/13/2015

“Many communities compete with each other and it comes from the Friday night high school sports.┬áThe three main cities here (Weatherford, Clinton and Elk City) all compete in the same high school class in football, basketball and baseball, so that was a barrier. Their competitive nature came through.”

-Larry Wright, who consults with rural economic development organizations in western Oklahoma, speaking about obstacles to encourage regional cooperation on growing the economy (Source)


Gene Perry worked for OK Policy from 2011 to 2019. He is a native Oklahoman and a citizen of the Cherokee Nation. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a B.A. in history and an M.A. in journalism.

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