• Piedmont graduate is serving with War Eagles

    From Staff Reports | Published: Wed, Dec 10, 2014

    Christopher Davis, a Piedmont High School graduate, is an aviation electronic technician in the U.S. Navy.

  • Researcher produces tornado model based on storm that struck Oklahoma City metro May 24, 2011

    By Silas Allen, Staff Writer | Updated: Fri, Nov 28, 2014

    An EF5 tornado that tore through the Oklahoma City area on May 24, 2011, cost the metro several lives and left many residents without homes. But now, researchers hope the storm can offer clues about what makes certain tornadoes so powerful and, eventually, help save lives when they arise.

  • UPDATE: Power restored to Quail Springs Mall

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: Sat, Nov 8, 2014

    Mall and movie goers in north Oklahoma City were left in the dark and gridlocked Saturday evening because of a large power outage, Oklahoma Gas and Electric Co. reported.

  • Body of missing Piedmont man apparently identified in Oregon

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    Dustin Rollin Self left his Piedmont home in March 2013 to camp in the Oregon mountains. On Oct. 7, a hunter found human remains on Steens Mountain, authorities said Friday. Self’s personal identification was found with the remains.

  • Two teenagers arrested in case of missing Piedmont girl

    By Darla Slipke, Staff Writer | Updated: Mon, Oct 13, 2014

    Two juveniles have been arrested in the disappearance of a Piedmont teenager who is presumed dead. A boy, 16, and a girl, 17, have been arrested in Oklahoma City, police report.

  • Northwest Oklahoma County grass fire burns 320 acres

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: Fri, Oct 3, 2014

    Fire crews battled a grass fire near NW 192 and N Portland Avenue from about 1:45 to 4:30 p.m.

  • Oklahoma City homebuilders show new wares at Parade of Homes

    BY RICHARD MIZE, Real Estate Editor | Updated: Sat, Sep 20, 2014

    Construction is down compared to this time last year, but Oklahoma City homebuilders say they — and buyers — are ready for the annual new-home showcase, Parade of Homes.

  • Athletes get the mic: Piedmont's Marshall Wallace interviews teammated Lucus Richert

    Jacob Unruh | Published: Mon, Sep 1, 2014

    Piedmont lineman Marshall Wallace grabbed a microphone at The Oklahoman‘s Media Day recently and asked his quarterback and best friend Lucus Richert a few questions. Wallace: “What is your dream date?” Richert: “Well, it sounds kind of weird but I like to go out to a nice restaurant and then I’m a big […]

  • Design firm seeks kids' input for new park in Piedmont

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Wed, Aug 27, 2014

    Officials from Leathers and Associates will seek input from kids during four visits to the Piedmont School District this week. They are seeking ideas for a new park.

  • Piedmont boy honored as EMSA Everyday Hero

    By Darla Slipke, Staff Writer | Updated: Fri, Aug 15, 2014

    Five-year-old Taron Burton, of Piedmont, was home alone with his mom when she collapsed earlier this week, but he didn’t panic. Burton stayed calm and called for help, which prompted officials with the Emergency Medical Services Authority to honor him as an ‘Everyday Hero.’

  • Family inspires Oklahoma teacher's dedication to education, service

    By Steve Gust, For The Oklahoman | Published: Wed, Jul 23, 2014

    Deer Creek Middle School teacher Leif Francel has done volunteer work around the globe, and his sister Elise is following his footsteps.