• End of the road approaches for road project in NW OKC metro

    By William Crum Staff Writer wcrum@oklahoman.com | Published: Mon, Feb 8, 2016

    A newly constructed four-lane stretch of State Highway 74 from W Memorial Road to just north of NW 164 Street is expected to open by the end of April.

  • Renovations at Falls Creek turn Baptist summer camp into year-round facility

    By Carla Hinton Religion Editor chinton@oklahoman.com | Published: Mon, Feb 8, 2016

    The Rev. Anthony Jordan, the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma executive director-treasurer, said the completed Mathena Family Event Center, Thompson Family Lodge, Jordan Welcome Center, plus a lighted concourse called Downing Way are the latest examples of more than $50 million in improvements and enhancements made at Falls Creek Baptist Camp in the past 16 years.

  • Donation to fix instruments is music to ears in OKC district

    By Tim Willert Staff Writer twillert@oklahoman.com | Published: Tue, Feb 9, 2016

    Almost $40,000 has been given to Oklahoma City Public Schools to repair instruments, which is crucial in a district with many students who can't afford to buy or rent something to play in band.

  • Closed strip club in south OKC demolished

    By Nolan Clay Staff Writer nclay@oklahoman.com | Updated: 6 hr ago

    Oklahoma City officials complained the club was operating too close to a residential area. The club — at 3600 S Hattie — was across the street from a small neighborhood of six houses. The city’s zoning regulations prohibit adult entertainment “within 500 feet of any area zoned for residential use.”

  • Q&A with Davis Merrey

    BY PAULA BURKES | Published: Mon, Feb 8, 2016

    When using a tax preparation service such that uses the Internet, it is imperative to protect your tax return, name, address, social security number, tax ID of your employer, bank account numbers, etc. It can be done by creating a strong user name and password and changing them often.

  • Renovation set at 106-year-old Bricktown warehouse until complicated hotel deal falls in place

    BY STEVE LACKMEYER Business Writer slackmeyer@oklahoman.com | Updated: 7 hr ago

    Developer Richard McKown plans to temporarily renovate a 106-year-old, boarded-up warehouse that overlooks the Bricktown Canal into a restaurant, bar and parking until a complicated hotel deal comes together in perhaps two to five years.

  • Technology developed in Oklahoma aims to lengthen lives of asphalt roads

    By Jim Stafford For The Oklahoman | Published: Mon, Feb 8, 2016

    University of Oklahoma researchers developed and then implemented new computer software that analyzes the quality of new asphalt surfacing while it is being applied to roads and highways. Researchers say the data generated by their system can enable road builders to make sure proper compaction of the asphalt is achieved as it is being installed.

  • Rigorous evaluation of market is key in identifying viable startups

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    Venture assessment is the first step to determine if a new concept has the necessary market potential to be a viable startup.