• Emily Steele will be the new principal at Sequoyah Middle School in Edmond

    From Staff Reports | Published: Sat, Feb 13, 2016

    Emily Steele will become the principal at Sequoyah Middle School in Edmond, taking over the leadership position from Jason Galloway, who is leaving to become principal of the new Heartland Middle School, according to a news release from the Edmond School District.

  • LIVESTOCK

    Published: Sat, Feb 13, 2016

    LIVESTOCK Friday's livestock report from the Oklahoma City Stockyards: Receipts: 23,043; Last week: 28,300; Last year: 23,171 Compared to last week: Combined weighted average report for Oklahoma auctions. Seven auctions reported this week: Ada, Apache, El Reno, McAlester, Oklahoma City, Tulsa and Woodward. Feeder steers and heifers mostly $2-$5 lower, following several sharply lower trading days at the CME cattle complex. Steer and heifers calves lightly tested but a higher undertone was noted. Weather has warmed some and producers looking for spring grazing prospects. Supply this week included 66 percent over 600 lbs; 34 percent heifers. Steers: Medium and Large No. 1: (weighted average): Calves: 331 lbs.

  • OIL AND GAS PRICES

    Published: Sat, Feb 13, 2016

    OIL AND GAS PRICES Oklahoma crude oil prices as of 5 p.m. Friday: Oklahoma Sweet: Sunoco Inc. — $26 Oklahoma Sour: Sunoco Inc. — $14 Oklahoma oil and gas drilling activity posted Feb. 2: COMPLETION Blaine: Cimarex Energy Co.; Chablis No. 2-31H Well; SW1/4 SE1/4 SE1/4 SW1/4 (SL) of 31-15N-10W; 22.2 barrels oil per day, 322,000 cu-ft gas per day; TD 16,298. Grady: Vitruvian II Woodford LLC; Cheyenne No. 5-10X15H Well; NW1/4 NE1/4 NW1/4 SE1/4 (SL) of 10-04N-06W; 9,365,000 cu-ft gas per day, 141 barrels oil per day; TD 22,835. Vitruvian II Woodford LLC; Cheyenne No. 6-10X15H Well; NW1/4 NE1/4 NW1/4 SE1/4 (SL) of 10-04N-06W; 9,129,000 cu-ft gas per day, 161 barrels oil per day;

  • Angels’ outing: Couple's labor of love is an outreach to the homeless in Oklahoma City

    By Carla Hinton Religion Editor chinton@oklahoman.com | Updated: 4 hr ago

    In 2012, Lenny and Mary Kaplan founded a ministry outreach to the homeless and needy in the Oklahoma City area, and the program was quickly adopted by members of their church. Recently, the ministry obtained a grant to purchase a van and trailer. The Kaplans had regularly distributed water and sack lunches to the down and out, but they are now able to serve hot meals.

  • Land sales

    From staff reports | Published: Sat, Feb 13, 2016

    Land sales Recent major sales in Oklahoma County totaled more than $37 million, according to deeds released from County Clerk Carolynn Caudill's Office. Major sales are those of $200,000 or more. $1,000,000 or more First American Title & Trust Co., trustee, from Dana and Christopher Peet Gordon, 1512 Guilford Lane, Nichols Hills, $3,038,000. High Garden Development LLC from Woodland Park Edmond LLC, property near the southeast corner of N Douglas Boulevard and E Sorghum Mill Road, Edmond, $2,197,500. Southwest Paper Inc.-OKC from John Paschal Tile Co., 4201 W Reno Ave., $1,600,000. Cruse Memorial LLC from T.A.S.Y.R. Enterprises LLC, property near the southeast corner of N MacArthur Boulevard and W

  • Oklahoma Real Deals transactions for Feb. 13

    From staff reports | Published: Sat, Feb 13, 2016

    Oklahoma Real Deals real estate transactions for Feb. 13, 2016

  • Adopt a pet in Norman

    From Staff Reports | Published: Sat, Feb 13, 2016

    Paris is a 1-year-old, domestic short-haired cat available for adoption at Second Chance Animal Sanctuary in Norman.

  • Real deals

    From staff reports | Published: Sat, Feb 13, 2016

    Transactions 180 Residential Group Inc. reports these real estate transactions in the Plaza District handled by Aimee Struble:   • SUPBROTH LLC leased 2,990 square feet of space at 1630 N Blackwelder, Suite No. 1. • The Mule LLC leased an additional 930 square feet of space at 1630 N Blackwelder, Suite No. 2. • 84HG LLC leased 1,366 square feet of office space at 1630 N Blackwelder, Suite No 3. Price Edwards Price Edwards & Co. reports these transactions: • RevenueAds leased 1,813 square feet of office space in The Glass Bayden Confectionary Building, 120 E Sheridan. Derek James handled the transaction. • T-Mobile leased 1,560 square feet of retail space at 7450 E Reno Ave.

  • Love and music: Cantor at Oklahoma City synagogue will lead concert of Jewish love songs

    By Carla Hinton Religion Editor chinton@oklahoman.com | Updated: 4 hr ago

    Colman Reaboi was a professional opera singer and vocalist before he decided to pursue a career as a Jewish cantor. Now the cantor at Oklahoma City's Emanuel Synagogue, Reaboi recently decided to spearhead a concert featuring Jewish love songs. "Erev Shel Shoshanim: A Celebration of Jewish Love Songs" will be Feb. 21 at the synagogue.

  • Ministry offers voter registration training in Oklahoma City

    From Staff Reports | Updated: 3 hr ago

    Working Together for Change Ministries will sponsor a voter registration training event Feb. 20 at Fairview Baptist Church in Oklahoma City.

  • Oklahoma's Toler brothers will debut new Southern gospel album at Bethany concert

    From Staff Reports | Updated: 3 hr ago

    The Toler Brothers — Stan, Terry and Mark — will debut their new album "West Virginia Live" at a concert set for 6 p.m. Feb. 21 at Calvary Church of the Nazarene in Bethany. Now based in Oklahoma, the brothers' Southern gospel harmony has provided the background for a combined 60 years of worldwide ministries.

  • Shawnee couple, married 72 years, mark Valentine's Day with love, friendship

    By Theresa Green For The Oklahoman | Published: Sat, Feb 13, 2016

    Gene and Dorothy Williams, who have been married 72 years, will celebrate another Valentine’s Day together at Rose Manor, a Grace Living Center community in Shawnee. They moved to the home in May 2014.

  • Heritage Hall in Oklahoma City adds flight effects to musical 'Seussical'

    From Staff Reports | Published: Sat, Feb 13, 2016

    The production of "Seussical" at Heritage Hall school in Oklahoma City uses a cast of 70 and about 300 costumes and will feature flying effects provided by Flying by Foy, the company that designed the flight effects for the original production of "Peter Pan" in 1954.

  • Contestants flock to Canadian Valley Poultry Club Show in Norman

    From Staff Reports | Published: Sat, Feb 13, 2016

    More than 500 people attended the Canadian Valley Poultry Club Show at the Cleveland County Fairgrounds.

  • Bethany Library celebrates Valentine's Day

    From Staff Reports | Published: Sat, Feb 13, 2016

    Valentine's Day was celebrated at the Bethany Library on Thursday, with young patrons creating holiday-themed crafts and enjoying a story time led by the children's librarian.

  • Three Edmond students are candidates for presidential scholars program

    From Staff Reports | Published: Sat, Feb 13, 2016

    Three Edmond students — Memorial High School’s Raghavendra Pai, Santa Fe’s Victoria Morrison and North’s Willie Zeng — were selected as U.S. Presidential Scholars candidates, based on their academic and artistic success, leadership and involvement in their school and community.

  • It's a hit: TobyMac prepares for Oklahoma City concert featuring his most popular songs

    By Carla Hinton Religion Editor chinton@oklahoman.com | Updated: 3 hr ago

    Six-time Grammy Award winner TobyMac is bringing his "Hits Deep" concert tour to Oklahoma City on Feb. 23. The concert also will feature performances by Britt Nicole, Colton Dixon, Building 429, Capital Kings, Finding Favour and Hollyn.

  • Oklahoma real estate briefs for Feb. 13

    From staff reports | Published: Sat, Feb 13, 2016

    Oklahoma real estate briefs for Feb. 13, 2016

  • Lasting legacy

    Published: Sat, Feb 13, 2016

    A dedication ceremony Friday at the Oklahoma City federal courthouse officially renamed the building after the longest sitting judge on the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver. The federal appellate judge, William J. Holloway Jr., was born in Hugo and graduated from the University of Oklahoma. Holloway died April 25, 2014, at the age of 90, after serving more than 45 years on the federal appellate bench.

  • Racist chant extended beyond OU, SAE says

    By Adam Kemp Staff Writer akemp@oklahoman.com | Published: Sat, Feb 13, 2016

    The National Chapter of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity says five additional chapters have acknowledged that they were aware of a racist chant before members from the University of Oklahoma chapter were recorded singing it on a bus last year. The video, taken in March 2015 on a charter bus headed to an SAE founders day party, stirred outrage both from OU's student community and nationally, and led the university to revoke chapter's charter and kick its members off campus. Two chant leaders, Levi Pettit and Parker Rice, were expelled from the university. In a statement released Wednesday, SAE announced the other chapters acknowledged previously hearing the chant, but said they had not heard it since 2012 and that they




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