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Oklahoman Published: March 8, 2014
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COMMUNITY

Quilt show continues

— The annual quilt show continues through March 30 at the Santa Fe Depot Museum, 614 E Main St. in Shawnee.

Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Admission to the museum is a suggested donation of $2 for adults and $1 for students.

From 2 to 4 p.m. March 22, Judy Howard of Buckboard Antique Quilts will conduct a “bed turning,” talking about the historical significance of her quilts.

Guests can purchase the quilts with proceeds benefiting the Shawnee Salvation Army.

Ward 5 meeting set

— Councilwoman Lynne Miller will host a Ward 5 neighborhood meeting at 6 p.m. Monday at Fire Station No. 9, 3001 E Alameda St.

Miller will discuss renewal of the half-cent public safety sales tax, which will be put to a vote on April 1.

Other issues relevant to Ward 5 also will be discussed.

Fire expert to talk

— Oklahoma State Fire Marshal Robert Doke will bring his experience to the classroom at the University of Central Oklahoma’s W. Roger Webb Forensic Science Institute, offering students a valuable opportunity to learn from the top fire investigator in the state. His class will teach students how to construct a fire scene and collect proper evidence, how to document these findings and how to interview witnesses. Ultimately, students learn how to use forensic techniques to identify the causes of fires.

FROM STAFF REPORTS