The 11:00pm curfew for Oklahoma bars and restaurants has been lifted! Over the past 2 days a lot has happened with the mandatory curfew and the extension of Oklahoma's COVID-19 state of emergency orders or mandates. Earlier this week news broke that District Judge Susan Stallings extended a temporary restraining order that put a hold on the enforcement of the curfew for the next 6 months. Several Oklahoma bars and restaurants have filed lawsuits over the curfew and challenged it's enforcement.
Well the wait's almost over. Lawton bars, taverns and nightclubs will finally re-open this Friday (05-15-20). It's been a long time and I know the owners, operators and staff will be excited to return to work and to see all their usual customers.
The death toll in a horrific nightclub fire in Brazil as risen to 232, according to news sources. This number is updated from the original count of 245 first reported by local news sources.
A fire started at the Boate Kiss nightclub around 2 AM in the southern city of Santa Maria...