• Children to learn about peanuts at Myriad Gardens in Oklahoma City

    From Staff Reports | Published: Sat, Jan 24, 2015

    “Dr. George Washington Carver and the Amazing Peanut,” a class for children, will take place Feb.7 at the Myriad Gardens in Oklahoma City.

  • Oklahoma City-area community briefs

    Published: Thu, Jan 22, 2015

    Community briefs

  • Oklahoma features briefs for Jan. 18

    Updated: Fri, Jan 16, 2015

    Oklahoma features briefs for Jan. 18

  • Rodd Moesel: House plants most appreciated in winter

    Published: Sat, Jan 17, 2015

    Houseplants bring many benefits beyond just decorating or making your home or office look good. They are amazing air purifiers, cleaning carbon dioxide and many pollutants from the air while providing you lots of fresh oxygen.

  • Smart Moves: Financial trade-offs for buyers in their 50s

    by Ellen James Martin | Published: Sat, Jan 17, 2015

    Baby boomers are the first generation that must worry about paying for their own retirement because many rely on largely self-funded 401(k) plans, instead of the employer-provided pensions of yore.

  • At Home With Marni Jameson: The difference between good old and bad old

    By Marni Jameson | Published: Sat, Jan 17, 2015

    Sacramento, Calif., based interior designer Kerrie Kelly lists 10 once-popular decorating moves that did not get better with time.

  • The Listing of the Week: 3917 Redmont Court, Edmond

    Published: Sat, Jan 17, 2015

    The 4,846-square-foot home at 3917 Redmont Court has four bedrooms, three bathroom, one half-bath, three living rooms, two dining rooms and an attached three-car garage.

  • Oklahoma City home and garden notes for Jan. 17

    Published: Sat, Jan 17, 2015

    CALENDAR For more information, call the phone number or use the email address provided. To submit items, call Melissa Howell at 475-3770 or send email to mhowell@opubco.com. Reference “Home and garden calendar.” Please submit items at least 10 days before publication. MEETINGS VIOLA GARDEN CLUB, 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Will Rogers Exhibition Center, 3400 NW 36. Pot luck luncheon. Speaker is La Donna Dunlop, Oklahoma County Cooperative Extension educator. OKLAHOMA HORTICULTURE SOCIETY, 7 p.m. Jan. 27, OSU Agriculture Resource Center, 400 N Portland. EVENTS SEED AND PLANT EXCHANGE, 10 a.m. to noon, Thursday, Norman Public Library, 225 N Webster, Norman.

  • The Nation's Housing Column: Not all buyers benefit from lower FHA interest rates

    BY KENNETH R. HARNEY | Published: Sat, Jan 17, 2015

    If you have a FICO score well above 720, and you’ve got money for a 5-percent down payment and a debt ratio below 45 percent, conventional is probably your better bet. But if your FICO is in the 600s and you have some complications to your application or debt issues, FHA will probably treat you kindlier.

  • Oklahoma City Home & Garden Show inspires visitors

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Sat, Jan 17, 2015

    The latest in home improvement and landscaping will be on display Saturday and Sunday in the Cox Pavilion building at State Fair Park, 333 Gordon Cooper Boulevard.