Oklahoma Seems To Be Y2K Compliant

Saturday, January 1st 2000, 12:00 am
By: News On 6

Two thumbs up. That seems to be an appropriate assessment of Oklahoma's Y-2-K

Things went well in the first hours of the year 2000 for the
computer programmers who worked more than a year to prevent the
Y-2-K computer bug from infecting state agencies, banks and public

Charles Newcomb is the public affairs director at the Oklahoma
Civil Air Patrol.

Newcomb says -- quoting here -- "We're delighted that nothing

Nearly three dozen staffers from the state Department of Civil
Emergency Management, Highway Patrol, Corporation Commission and
the Military Department stood watch last night

But most spent a listless evening snacking on party food, soft
drinks and coffee and watching Oklahoma lose to Mississippi in the
Independence Bowl.