• Listing of the Week: 4805 Bocage, northwest Oklahoma City

    From staff reports | Published: Fri, Feb 5, 2016

    The 7,053-square-foot home at 4805 Bocage has four bedrooms, four baths, two half-baths, four living rooms, two dining areas and an attached three-car garage. The limestone entry features a winding staircase. The updated kitchen has a large granite island and double ovens and opens to a large breakfast room with built-in hutch, double-sided fireplace and brick walls.

  • Oklahoma City School Board hopefuls appear at forum

    By Tim Willert Staff Writer twillert@oklahoman.com | Updated: Thu, Feb 4, 2016

    Carrie Coppernoll Jacobs and Adam Zodrow, writers, former teachers and the parents of young children, also discussed ways to improve academics and better engage parents during a 90-minute candidate forum attended by about 30 people and moderated by Oklahoman Opinion Editor Owen Canfield III.

  • In rural Oklahoma district, signs say armed employees are OK at Okay

    By The Associated Press | Published: Thu, Feb 4, 2016

    Okay Public Schools, a rural school district in Oklahoma's Wagoner County, has erected signs on campus this week informing visitors that some staff members have access to guns.

  • Video: Daniel Holtzclaw's police interrogation released

    kyle schwab | Updated: Thu, Feb 4, 2016

    The lengthy video of Daniel Holtzclaw's police interrogation, shown in November during the fired Oklahoma City police officer's sex crimes trial, was released Thursday. The two-hour recording taken on the evening of June 18, 2014, begins with the then-officer entering a small interrogation room in full uniform. Two police detectives advise Holtzclaw about a woman alleging he made her perform sex acts during a traffic stop at 2 a.m. earlier that day.  In December, a jury convicted Holtzclaw, 29, of Oklahoma City, of that sexual abuse as well as other sex crimes involving seven more women. The ex-cop was convicted of 18 sexual offenses, including four counts of first-degree rape, and

  • OKC School Board candidates discuss class size, funding, community during forum

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: Thu, Feb 4, 2016

    Carrie Coppernoll Jacobs and Adam Zodrow, two former teachers running for a seat on the Oklahoma City School Board, appeared Thursday night at a candidate forum on the campus of Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City. They took audience questions and discussed District 3 education issues. Watch a live stream above and read updates below.

  • Undercover drug sweep nets three arrests, 46 pounds of meth

    From Staff Reports | Updated: Thu, Feb 4, 2016

    State and federal investigators dismantled a meth trafficking organization in Oklahoma City, the Oklahoma State Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drug Control reported, arresting three men and confiscating crystal meth valued at about $500,000.

  • Two people dead in northeast Oklahoma City shooting Wednesday night

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: Thu, Feb 4, 2016

    Police found two people who had been shot in a car in northeast Oklahoma City Wednesday night. A man was dead at the scene and a woman died after being taken to a hospital.

  • Surviving the storm: Yukon-based Canadian Valley Tech students produce children’s book

    By Bill Kramer For The Oklahoman | Published: Thu, Feb 4, 2016

    Last summer, Lechelle Calderwood conceived an idea for a student project at Canadian Valley Technology Center’s Holt Campus that included writing, illustrating and designing a children’s book. The class favorite was Arion Vaught’s story, “The Storm That Hit Home.” The project will be printed as a children’s book and distributed locally, Calderwood said.

  • Oklahoma Hall of Fame offers $10,000 scholarship

    From Staff Reports | Published: Thu, Feb 4, 2016

    The Oklahoma Hall of Fame offers a four-year scholarship to Oklahoma high school seniors. Students must be nominated to apply for the $10,000 John W. and Mary D. Nichols Scholarship. The application deadline is Feb. 26.

  • Edmond Public Schools hosts job fairs for prospective teachers

    From Staff Reports | Published: Thu, Feb 4, 2016

    Edmond Public Schools will host a job fair Thursday for people interested in teaching in the district's elementary schools. A job fair on Tuesday was for teachers interested in secondary education in the district.

  • 5 ways Oklahoma is an unsafe state

    Richard Hall | Updated: Mon, Feb 1, 2016

    As much as we might love Oklahoma, we can all agree it has some room for improvement. WalletHub recently ranked the nation's safest states to live in (including the District of Columbia) and Oklahoma came way at the bottom of the list at 49th. They used five dimensions to determine the rankings: financial safety, road safety, workplace safety, natural disasters, and home and community safety. What factors caused this beautiful yet obviously flawed place to rank so low? Let's take a look. 5.

  • Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Thu, Feb 4, 2016

    Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options for Feb. 4.

  • Oklahoma City-area achievers

    From Staff Reports | Published: Thu, Feb 4, 2016

    Oklahoma City-area achievers

  • Edmond Chamber of Commerce presents annual awards

    From Staff Reports | Published: Thu, Feb 4, 2016

    Phil Kerbo was named Integris Health Edmond's 2015 Volunteer of the Year during the Edmond Area Chamber of Commerce annual awards banquet. Also receiving awards were Lissa Qualls, with Clarity Coaching; Marcus Crawford, Crawford Family Funeral Home; Rubenstein & Pitts PLLC; Edmond Life and Leisure; and Pam Kanaly, co-founder of Arise Ministries.

  • Oklahoma City police unveil sex offender database

    From Staff Reports | Published: Thu, Feb 4, 2016

    Oklahoma City police have joined a national database to helps track sex offenders.

  • Folk musician Eliza Gilkyson returns to Winter Wind stage in Norman

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Thu, Feb 4, 2016

    Two-time Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Eliza Gilkyson returns to The Depot in Norman on Sunday for the Winter Wind concert series. Gilkyson is a respected musician in folk, roots and Americana circles.

  • Oklahoma news briefs for Feb. 4

    From Staff Reports | Published: Thu, Feb 4, 2016

    Oklahoma news briefs for Feb. 4, 2016

  • Two Oklahoma City School Board candidates to appear at forum

    By Tim Willert Staff Writer twillert@oklahoman.com | Published: Thu, Feb 4, 2016

    Carrie Coppernoll Jacobs and Adam Zodrow will appear at a forum Thursday to make their final pitches for the Oklahoma School Board.

  • University of Oklahoma School of Dance to host Dance Partners event

    From Staff Reports  | Published: Thu, Feb 4, 2016

    The University of Oklahoma School of Dance will host a meeting and presentations for Dance Partners, the primary external support group for the school, on Feb. 11. The event will celebrate Raul Raimondo Rebeck, the 2016 Susan E. Brackett Distinguished Visiting Artist Chair.

  • Oklahoma City-area community news in brief

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Thu, Feb 4, 2016

    Oklahoma City-area community news in brief for Feb. 4.




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