Clinton resident cleans up with power-wash business in western Oklahoma

Man stands beside equipment on a trailer and a truck

OKLAHOMA CITY – Second and third chances. Bryan “Whiteydawg” White had a few that didn’t work out. Then one day in 2015, a brainstorm led to a new business and a brighter future.

White found his calling while driving east with his dad Robert White on Frisco Street in Clinton. The John Deere store he passed was nearly finished, but the parking lot badly needed power washing and paint striping.

White didn’t have equipment yet, but he saw an opportunity – and a chance to work.

Oklahoma SILC Seeks Public Comment on State Plan

12742012_582146945294884_5700521533682187682_n.jpgThe Oklahoma Statewide Independent Living Council (SILC) has their three-year state plan available for the public to review. It explains how SILC intends to assist, support, collaborate with, and to help expand independent living services in Oklahoma. They are asking for public comments to be submitted by June 20.

Send comments to Sidna Madden at or call 405-951-3581. If emailing please add 'SILC State Plan' in the subject line.

2017-2019 Oklahoma SILC State Plan

Office's Closed, Mon. May 30


Many years ago President Harry S. Truman said,

“Our debt to the heroic men and valiant women in the service of our country can never be repaid. They have earned our undying gratitude. America will never forget their sacrifices.”

No truer statement could be made on this Memorial Day.

All DRS offices will be closed Mon., May 30 in observance of Memorial Day.

Oklahoma School for the Blind students win free iPads for testing new iBraille app

Young boy with medal

MUSKOGEE, Okla. -- Three Oklahoma School for the Blind students earned free iPads for pilot testing the national Braille Institute’s ground-breaking, new iBraille Challenge application.

Pilot testing was funded by the US Department of Education.

Avery Carrington from Tulsa, Katelynn Zampella from Muskogee and and Elbin Carillo from Oklahoma City used iPads and refreshable braille displays to complete reading assessments that were adapted for the mobile app platform.