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  • Mickey Mantle card fetches more than $380,000; Record sale set by Oklahoman's card

    Linda Lynn | Updated: Tue, Aug 4, 2015

    It's enough to make you dig out your old baseball cards stashed in the worn cigar box in the closet. This past weekend, a 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle baseball card sold for $330,000 at auction, while a PSA graded "8" Mantle card sold for more than $380,000. His 1966 game-worn jersey fetched...

  • Watermelon: Time to celebrate the fruit, er vegetable

    Linda Lynn | Updated: Mon, Aug 3, 2015

    I have yet to find the perfect watermelon this season.  I'm looking for that deep red hue, not overripe, sweet and refreshing. Perhaps I could find the ultimate melon in Rush Springs this weekend. The annual Rush Springs Watermelon Festival will be from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday in Jeff...

  • We want to share your annual back-to-school pictures

    Alan Herzberger | Updated: Fri, Jul 31, 2015

    Line your children up next to the front door. Or the mailbox. Or the tree in the yard. Wherever you take the annual picture, get ready to set them up for another photo.  School is about to be back in session.  Oklahoma City schools open for class on Monday. Deer Creek starts...

  • Blue Moon might be shy in the sky tonight

    Linda Lynn | Updated: Fri, Jul 31, 2015

    With partly cloudy skies forecast for tonight, you might not have the best view of the blue moon. But don't let that deter you from looking toward the sky in search of the white celestial sphere. What is a blue moon?  A blue moon doesn't mean the moon will turn blue,...

  • 7 Oklahomans who are running for president

    Richard Hall | Updated: Mon, Jul 27, 2015

    If you didn't hear, there (currently) are seven Oklahomans who, as of right now, are running for president in 2016. The seven break down like this: three Republicans, two Democrats, one Independent and one Libertarian. Do they stand a chance? Ehhh... You let us know. Here are the 7...

  • Now you know: 5 interesting facts to begin your week with (Vol. 1; July 27, 2015)

    Richard Hall | Updated: Thu, Jul 23, 2015

    It's good to know things. And you're probably bored at work (which is why you clicked on this), so how about you learn a thing or five? Here are 5 interesting facts to begin your work week with! [pagebreak] <p style="margin-bottom: 20px; text-transform: uppercase; font-family:...

  • Join us for an Instameet at the Oklahoma City National Memorial

    Tiffany Gibson | Updated: Fri, Jul 24, 2015

    Looking for something to do this weekend? Join us for another Instameet in Oklahoma City. This time we'll be at the Oklahoma City National Memorial from 8-11 a.m. on Saturday, July 25 with Bedford Camera & Video. Bring your DSLR, smartphone or action camera. All level of...

  • 5 of the creepiest places from around the world

    Richard Hall | Updated: Fri, Jul 24, 2015

    The world is a big, beautiful place. A big, beautiful placed filled with some extremely creepy spots, like the ones mentioned in this blog post. You up to learning about some of these places? Here are 5 scary and creepy places from around the world. [pagebreak] No. 5 - Where tugboats...

  • Another case for using The Oklahoman’s ‘Go Code’

    Alan Herzberger | Updated: Fri, Jul 24, 2015

    Eddie Roach came to my desk Tuesday morning. A customer says she can’t vote in the daily poll anymore, he said. She voted every day on the daily poll question that’s published in the newspaper. She used her phone and voted. But now she can’t. Eddie’s one of the most interesting men in our...

  • Rejoice, Americans: McDonald's to serve breakfast all day long (coming soon!)

    Richard Hall | Updated: Thu, Jul 23, 2015

    I was browsing the Internet and came across this link, which has this to say: All-day breakfast at McDonald’s is an apparent success. According to an internal company memo obtained by the Wall Street Journal, McDonald’s operators are being advised to prepare for a nationwide extension of the...

  • What about all the good things cops do? (Like this brilliant idea)

    Richard Hall | Updated: Thu, Jul 23, 2015

    We've all been there: You find a good deal for something on craigslist or on a local Facebook buy/sell/trade group, but you're not sure where to meet the person to get the deal done. Most people opt to meet in a public, well-lit and traveled place. Like a grocery store or a gas station. But...

  • PHOTOS: OKC Zoo Instameet winner announced

    BY TIFFANY GIBSON, | Updated: Wed, Jul 22, 2015

    We recently took a trip to the Oklahoma City Zoo and met with local photographers for an Instameet. After a week of editing and uploading photos with the tag #InstameetOKCZoo, we finally have our winner: Congrats to our overall #InstameetOKCZoo winner, @ggrozny! There were so many great...

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