• Photographers explore, reflect on history during Oklahoma City National Memorial Instameet

    BY TIFFANY GIBSON, tgibson@opubco.com | Updated: Mon, Jul 27, 2015

    Local photographers gathered at the Oklahoma City National Memorial early Saturday for an Instameet.

  • High school basketball: Londaryl Perry named Millwood girls basketball coach

    BY JACOB UNRUH Staff Writer junruh@opubco.com | Published: Mon, Jul 27, 2015

    Former Putnam North girls basketball coach Londaryl Perry has landed on his feet with one of the state’s most established programs. Perry has been named the girls coach at Millwood. Millwood athletic director Shannon Hayes told The Oklahoman on Monday that Perry was officially named his replacement atop the Falcons’ girls basketball program, completing a turnaround from an incident that could have soured Perry's career. “It just shows you that I had a lot of people praying for me,” Perry told The Oklahoman. “It just shows you that God does work things out. Sometimes God puts you in different places to learn lessons. If you learn from it, you can move forward in life. If not, you’ll always walk around with

  • Autopsy finds Bob Barry Jr. died from blunt force trauma, skull fracture

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Mon, Jul 27, 2015

    The autopsy of sportscaster Bob Barry Jr. found multiple instances of blunt force trauma and lacerations. Barry died in June when a man driving an Chevorlet Impala made an illegal U-turn, causing Barry's motorbike to collide with the car.

  • #OKC Boxscore for Monday, July 27, 2015

    By William CrumStaff Writerwcrum@oklahoman.com | Published: Mon, Jul 27, 2015

    William Crum: #OKC Boxscore is a weekly look ahead, and back, at Oklahoma City civic affairs.

  • Conjoined twins separated, head home to Midwest City

    From Staff Reports | Updated: Sat, Jul 25, 2015

    On July 6, Khalie Perez gave birth to conjoined-twin sisters Hartlyn and Everlee at The Children’s Hospital at OU Medical Center.

  • VIDEO: Union Bus Station demolition begins

    BY STEVE LACKMEYER | Updated: Sat, Jul 25, 2015

    Demolition started Saturday at the future site of the 499 W Sheridan tower, with the hotly contested Union Bus Station being the first to go. The Union Bus Station, 427 W Sheridan, was built in 1941 and was the only one of nine buildings set to be cleared that was contested both at the city’s Board of Adjustment and in Oklahoma County District Court. Barriers went up last week, and crews could be seen also working on ornate masonry that is to be removed from the former Hotel Black at 1 N Hudson Ave. and re-used in the design of garages to be built o0n the block. A hearing on the fate of the Union Bus Station ended earlier this month with a ruling against the appeal by Ed Shadid.

  • OKC school district leaders may delay enacting new code of conduct, union leader says

    By TIM WILLERT Staff Writer twillert@oklahoman | Updated: Sat, Jul 25, 2015

    Union leader Ed Allen, in an email to 2,700 Oklahoma City teachers, said Oklahoma City Public Schools Superintendent Rob Neu is reconsidering a proposal to have teachers create intervention plans for disruptive students and will delay using a new code of conduct.

  • Salvation Army hosts pancake fundraiser in Oklahoma City

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Sat, Jul 25, 2015

    The Salvation Army Central Oklahoma hosted the Home Energy Aid Pancake Breakfast in partnership with Oklahoma Gas and Electric Co., Oklahoma Natural Gas, Public Service Co. of Oklahoma and Midwest City Masonic Lodge.

  • Join us for an Instameet at the Oklahoma City National Memorial

    Tiffany Gibson | Updated: Fri, Jul 24, 2015

    Looking for something to do this weekend? Join us for another Instameet in Oklahoma City. This time we'll be at the Oklahoma City National Memorial from 8-11 a.m. on Saturday, July 25 with Bedford Camera & Video. Bring your DSLR, smartphone or action camera. All level of photographers are welcome, and Sigma will be loaning out lens for you to try for free!  Hope to see you there!  #Repost @ditboy with @repostapp. ・・・ INSTAMEET SATURDAY JULY 25 AT THE OKC NATIONAL MEMORIAL 8 AM Sponsored by Bedford's Camera, Sigma lenses and The Oklahoman.

  • PHOTOS: Demolition of Oklahoma City's Stage Center

    Silas Allen | Updated: Fri, Jul 24, 2015

    Over the past year or so, our very own Steve Lackmeyer has been chronicling the demise of the Stage Center, a downtown Oklahoma City building that was torn down to make way for a new OGE Energy Corp. headquarters. This series of photos uploaded this week by Reddit user putsch80 shows, step by step, how the demolition process looked from above. The first photo was taken on July 23, 2014, shortly after demolition had begun. Although workers had already started tearing the building down, it's still possible to see the center's layout. // Click here to view a July 7, 2014, NewsOK video of the demolition of the Stage Center.

  • Steve Lackmeyer: Troung-Tranh Supermarket to be redeveloped

    BY STEVE LACKMEYER slackmeyer@opubco.com | Updated: Fri, Jul 24, 2015

    The Oklahoman's Steve Lackmeyer took questions from readers in today's OKC Central Live Chat. You can join Steve's Q&A's on Fridays at 10:30 a.m. and submit your questions about the happenings in and around downtown Oklahoma City.

  • OKC Central Chat transcript, July 24, 2015

    Steve Lackmeyer | Updated: Fri, Jul 24, 2015

    The Oklahoman's Steve Lackmeyer took questions from readers in today's OKC Central Live Chat. You can join Steve's Q&A's on Fridays at 10:30 a.m. and submit your questions about the happenings in and around downtown Oklahoma City.

  • Win passes to Slide the City in OKC

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: Fri, Jul 24, 2015

    Want to win passes to Slide the City in Oklahoma City on Saturday, July 25? Enter your information below for a chance to win.

  • Art bridges the gap in downtown Oklahoma City

    By Quit Nguyen For The Oklahoman | Published: Fri, Jul 24, 2015

    Oklahoma City-based artist Jason Pawley was selected through a Downtown OKC Initiatives program called the Artist Invitational to paint a mural on a bridge underpass.

  • Oklahoma City police investigating rape complaint shoot, kill convicted sex offender

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: Thu, Jul 23, 2015

    Oklahoma City police shot and killed a convicted sex offender Wednesday while investigating a rape complaint. Andre Dontrell Williams, 26, was wanted after a woman reported she was held against her will and raped repeatedly at a home in northeast Oklahoma City.

  • Nature to light up during Martin Park's firefly hike

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: Thu, Jul 23, 2015

    Naturalists will host a firefly hike from 8 to 10 p.m. Saturday at Martin Park Nature Center, 5000 W Memorial Road in Oklahoma City. The hike costs $5 per person with advance registration required.

  • Former Moore administrator is named Mid-Del superintendent

    By TIM WILLERT Staff Writer twillert@oklahoman.com | Updated: Thu, Jul 23, 2015

    Mid-Del Public Schools has named Rick Cobb, 44, formerly an administrator in the Moore school district, as its superintendent. The Mid-Del school board voted to hire Cobb on Tuesday night.

  • Interstate 35 in Goldsby narrowed to one lane until Thursday evening

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Thu, Jul 23, 2015

    Interstate 35 in Goldsby narrowed to one lane while crews clean up wreck Thursday afternoon.

  • Did you move to Oklahoma in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in 2005?

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: Thu, Jul 23, 2015

    We’re working on a story for the storm’s 10th anniversary and want to hear from you. Email reporter Andrew Knittle at aknittle@oklahoman.com.

  • Moviegoers enjoy big screen under the big sky in Oklahoma City

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Thu, Jul 23, 2015

    The Myriad Botanical Gardens and Sonic have teamed up for Sonic Summer Movies Nights throughout the summer in Oklahoma City.




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