• The Oklahoman's Big All-City softball roster

    By Jacob Unruh Staff Writer junruh@oklahoman.com | Published: Tue, Dec 1, 2015

    First team P: Chenise Delce, So., Choctaw C: Trenity Edwards, Jr., Southmoore IF: Audrie LaValley, So., Carl Albert IF: Halle Melone, Sr., Moore IF: Sydney Sherrill, Jr., Southmoore IF: Alexis Perry, Sr., Putnam City OF: Chyenne Factor, So., Yukon OF: Kennedy Jackson, Jr., Moore OF: Macy Snyder, Sr., Deer Creek UT: Kassidy Scott, Sr., Piedmont Player of the Year: Chenise Delce, Choctaw Coach of the Year: Lindsey Mudgett, Choctaw Second team P: Lindsey Stoeckel, Jr., Southmoore C: Madison Perrigan, Sr., Mustang IF: Rachelle Mengwasser, So., Deer Creek IF: Haley Pomplun, Sr., Choctaw IF: Sydnee Ramsey, Jr., Westmoore IF: Marisa

  • Breaking down The Oklahoman's Big All-City softball first team

    By Jacob Unruh Staff Writer junruh@oklahoman.com | Published: Tue, Dec 1, 2015

    PLAYER OF THE YEAR CHENISE DELCE, CHOCTAW Position: Pitcher Class: Sophomore The story: The Tulsa commit was brilliant while leading Choctaw to the Class 6A state title, the first for the school since 1994. She went 27-5 with a 1.17 ERA and 257 strikeouts in 202 innings. TRENITY EDWARDS, SOUTHMOORE Position: Catcher Class: Junior The story: Regarded as one of the top catchers in the state, Edwards played like it. She hit .484 with nine homers, eight doubles, four triples, 42 RBIs and 49 runs scored while only striking out once. A Missouri commitment, she also allowed one stolen base the entire year.

  • 51,300 power outages remain, Oklahoma Gas & Electric Co. reports Monday

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: Mon, Nov 30, 2015

    Power outages continue to affect Oklahomans due to a three-day ice storm. Temperatures are expected to warm into the 40s on Monday.

  • Metro cities plan downed-tree removal

    From Staff Report | Published: Mon, Nov 30, 2015

    Metro cities are planning for downed-tree removal as a result of the weekend weather. Here are those announced on Monday: In Edmond, tree debris pickup started Monday. Crews will begin at the west city limits and work their way back east. Pickup is only available at residential homes, and does not include businesses or apartment complexes. Tree debris must be cut into no more than 6-foot sections and must be placed within 10 feet of the curb. People are asked to avoid piling debris on or near water meters, gas meters, mailboxes or fire hydrants. With a large amount of tree debris in the city, the pickups will likely take place over several weeks. For people who would like to remove debris sooner, there are fee-based

  • See if OG&E power's been restored to your area

    Published: Sun, Nov 29, 2015

    OG&E's website has a map set up to display all current power outages, including an estimated time for restoration.  As of 2:30 p.m. Sunday, many of the outages marked on the map lacked an estimate, but restoration estimates are expected for Sunday afternoon, according to OG&E. Head here to view the map.

  • Yukon man arrested, accused of receiving 8 pounds of marijuana by mail

    From Staff Reports | Updated: Tue, Nov 24, 2015

    A woman holding an infant signed for a package of marijuana delivered to an address in Yukon, according to the Canadian County Sheriff's office.

  • Plea in bribery cases nets prison term for founder of Oklahoma City business

    By Kyle Schwab Staff Writer kschwab@oklahoman.com | Published: Thu, Nov 19, 2015

    The founder of an Oklahoma City-based paint removal company accused of bribing public officials at Tinker Air Force Base and an Army depot in Corpus Christi, Texas, for favorable treatment was sentenced Wednesday to one year and one day in federal prison.

  • Yukon is ready to shine for the holidays

    By Josh Wallace Staff Writer jwallace@oklahoman.com | Updated: Wed, Nov 18, 2015

    The Oklahoma City suburb’s light display runs from 6 to 11 p.m. daily through Dec. 31 at Chisholm Trail Park, near Holly and Vandament avenues.

  • Daughter documents military experiences of father, 92, who lives in Oklahoma City

    By Steve Gust For The Oklahoman | Updated: Wed, Nov 18, 2015

    Thanks to loved ones, the Korean War experiences of James Edgar of Oklahoma City will be handed down to his descendants in a book called "Letters Home."

  • Trochta's Flowers and Garden Center---Justin Edwards and John Corbett---Parties Extra! Video---Oklahoma City

    Helen Ford Wallace | Updated: Fri, Nov 13, 2015

    [brightcove]4611647701001[/brightcove] Justin Edwards and John Corbett from Trochta's Flowers and Garden Center talk about holiday flowers on Parties Extra! Justin Edwards and John Corbett (Photo by Helen Ford Wallace).

  • Yukon police officer arrested on assault and battery complaint in Oklahoma City

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Fri, Nov 13, 2015

    A Yukon police officer has been arrested on an assault and battery complaint. Several witnesses at a party alleged the officer had been drinking and assaulted a woman.

  • Yukon's Cheyenne Factor named COAC Player of the Year

    Jacob Unruh | Updated: Mon, Nov 9, 2015

    Yukon’s Cheyenne Factor was named the Central Oklahoma Athletic Conference Player of the Year on Monday by the conference softball coaches. Factor helped lead Yukon to the Class 6A state tournament last month. Norman’s Marissa Fleck was named the Offensive Player of the Year, while both Southmoore stars Trenity Edwards and Lindsey Stoeckel were named the defensive player and pitcher of the year. Deer Creek coach JP Holman was named Coach of the Year after guiding the Antlers to the Class 5A state semifinals.

  • Students' portfolio soars on mock stock exchange event in Oklahoma City

    From Staff Reports | Published: Sat, Nov 7, 2015

    About 300 high school students experienced the excitement of buying and selling stock shares on a live trading floor in the Junior Achievement Investor Challenge for the Oklahoma City region. A team from Putnam City North High School built this year's largest fictitious stock portfolio, valued at more than $682,600, to win.

  • Oklahoma City-area community briefs

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Thu, Nov 5, 2015

    Oklahoma City-area community briefs

  • Oklahoma crime briefs for Nov. 4, 2015

    From Staff Reports | Published: Tue, Nov 3, 2015

    Oklahoma crime briefs for Nov. 4, 2015

  • Career expo gives Yukon-area students a glimpse into businesses and colleges

    By Bill Kramer For The Oklahoman | Published: Tue, Nov 3, 2015

    A career expo featuring representatives from businesses and colleges is planned for sixth- through 12th-graders Thursday at Canadian Valley Technology Center’s Cowan Campus in Yukon.

  • Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc.: Nov. 1, 2015

    By Helen Ford Wallace hwallace@Oklahoman.com | Published: Sun, Nov 1, 2015

    Engagement Party, Birthday Party, Junior League Event, Welcome Reception

  • High school football: Westmoore keeps its playoff chances alive with win over Yukon

    By Justin Tinder, For The Oklahoman | Published: Fri, Oct 30, 2015

    The Jaguars wiped away the sting of three straight disappointing losses and improved to 4-5 overall and 3-4 in district play. A win in their regular-season finale over Putnam City could vault Westmoore to the third seed in the District 6A-1.

  • ’99 Mustang restoration revs up students' interest in Yukon

    By Bill Kramer For The Oklahoman | Published: Thu, Oct 29, 2015

    A ’99 Ford Mustang recently rolled into the body shop at Canadian Valley Technology Center’s Holt Campus in Yukon. The engine worked, but showroom freshness was years in the rearview mirror. Hail dents ran from hood to tail. The back window was busted out. For added curb appeal, the front and back bumpers were held on with duct tape. The car is a class project for students enrolled in Canadian Valley Tech’s auto body technology program.

  • Boys, moms turn out for Halloween party in Yukon

    From Staff Reports | Published: Wed, Oct 28, 2015

    Mothers and sons donned Halloween costumes for the Mummy & Son Masquerade in Yukon.