• Oklahoma City metro area cool zones

    Published: Sun, Jul 5, 2015

    Oklahoma City metro area cool zones

  • Volleyball camp in Norman nets young players

    From Staff Reports | Published: Sat, Jun 27, 2015

    Youths ages 7 to 14 practiced their volleyball skills during a camp this week sponsored by Norman's Parks and Recreation Department.

  • Bethany schedules July 4 events

    By Scott Amundson For The Oklahoman | Published: Sat, Jun 27, 2015

    The July 4 Bethany Freedom Festival at Eldon Lyon Park will open with a 10 a.m. parade that starts at Southern Nazarene University. The Freedom Festival also opens at 10 a.m. and will feature carnival rides, inflatables, helicopter and pony rides, a classic car show, live music from the Chris Henson Band and food and other vendors.

  • Son faces charges in slaying of father in Bethany home

    BY NOLAN CLAY Staff Writer nclay@oklahoman.com | Published: Fri, Jun 19, 2015

    Samuel Michael Harman, 20, is accused of kicking his disabled father in the head June 6 after barricading himself and his father inside his parents' Bethany residence. Marcus Harman, 70, died of a blood clot in his brain the next day, police said.

  • Bethany, Oklahoma, voters will decide zoning issue on crematorium

    By Matt Patterson

    The Oklahoman

    mpatterson@oklahoman.com

    | Published: Tue, Jun 9, 2015

    Bethany voters will go to the polls Tuesday to decide whether to overturn a rezoning ordinance approved by the city council that would allow a crematorium to be built here near homes and a retirement community.

  • Bethany man takes three WWII veterans to Normandy

    By Silas Allen

    Staff Writer

    sallen@opubco.com

    | Updated: Sat, Jun 6, 2015

    BETHANY — Nearly every time Peter Plank jumps out of an airplane over Normandy, there’s a good chance there’s someone on the ground who did the same thing decades ago. Plank, a skydiver, is part of Liberty Jump Team, a skydiving organization that takes World War II veterans to France for commemorations of the anniversary of the D-Day invasion. Plank, of Bethany, is in Normandy this weekend for the 71st anniversary of the invasion. During the ceremony, the team is scheduled to perform a jump to reenact airborne landings the Allies made during the invasion. When they make their jump, they’re often doing it in front of some of the same paratroopers who landed on the beach in 1944. The group is

  • Bethany man takes three WWII veterans to Normandy

    By Silas Allen

    Staff Writer

    sallen@opubco.com

    | Published: Fri, Jun 5, 2015

    Peter Plank, of Bethany, Oklahoma, is in Normandy, France, this weekend for the 71st anniversary of the World War II invasion.

  • Oklahoma convict charged with first-degree murder in child's death

    By Nolan Clay, Staff Writer | Published: Wed, May 27, 2015

    Prosecutors allege Dustin Melvin Davison, 22, beat Kreedin Brooks, 2, to death May 18 at a Bethany apartment.

  • Heavy rain causing flooding across Oklahoma City metro-area, state

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: Sat, May 23, 2015

    Oklahoma City, Bethany, Yukon and Warr Acres fire crews responded to more than 70 people and vehicles stuck in high water Saturday evening. The Oklahoma City Fire Department has about 25 fire crews out responding to flood-related calls, authorities said.

  • In brief: Oklahoma City metro-area news briefs

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Thu, May 21, 2015

    In brief: Oklahoma City metro-area news briefs.

  • Route 66 festival cruises into Bethany

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Tue, May 19, 2015

    The Bethany 66 Festival will include a children’s parade, a Memorial Day tribute and a car show and cruise.

  • Prom 'princess' treated to afternoon of primping, dancing at The Children's Center Rehabilitation Hospital in Bethany

    BY DARLA SLIPKE, Staff Writer | Updated: Sat, May 16, 2015

    Thirteen-year-old Mary Sancak was treated to an afternoon of royal treatment Friday during the annual prom at The Children’s Center Rehabilitation Hospital in Bethany.

  • Scholarships awarded to students across Oklahoma City metro area

    From Staff Reports | Published: Wed, May 13, 2015

    $1,500 college scholarships were awarded by the Greater Oklahoma City Alumnae Panhellenic Association.

  • Students are selected for Oklahoma Summer Arts Institute

    From Staff Reports | Published: Tue, May 12, 2015

    The Oklahoma Arts Institute has selected 270 high school students to attend the summer arts training camp.

  • Oklahoma election notes for May 12

    Published: Tue, May 12, 2015

    Oklahoma election notes for May 12, 2015

  • Oklahoma City native serves on aircraft carrier

    By Spc. 1st Class James Green, For The Oklahoman | Published: Sat, May 9, 2015

    Oklahoma City native Brittani Harris is an aviation electronics technician aboard the USS Ronald Reagan.

  • Oklahoma Youth Orchestras to hold auditions at Oklahoma City University

    From Staff Reports | Published: Sat, May 9, 2015

    Oklahoma Youth Orchestras auditions are set at Oklahoma City University

  • Von Schamann gets a kick out of helping children in Oklahoma

    By Wendy Rubicam, For The Oklahoman | Updated: Fri, May 8, 2015

    Former University of Oklahoma kicker Uwe von Schamann now is on the board with The Children’s Center Rehabilitation Hospital in Bethany. He previously worked in development with the J.D. McCarty Center in Norman.

  • Putnam City Arts Festival will showcase creative students

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: Tue, Apr 28, 2015

    The festival will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Putnam City North High School, 11800 N Rockwell.

  • Southwestern Oklahoma State University names distinguished alumni

    By Brian Adler, For The Oklahoman | Published: Tue, Apr 28, 2015

    Dr. Jay Cannon and Albert Gray, of Oklahoma City, will be honored May 9 at the Weatherford campus




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