Metropolitan Library System updates its card catalog system

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Oklahoma City’s Metropolitan Library System is closed this weekend but will re-open Tuesday with a re-vamped card catalog system.

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Farmers in Texas County, Oklahoma's biggest water user, work to conserve

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Even in good years, Texas County, in the center of the Oklahoma Panhandle, is one of the driest, windiest parts of the state. But the county, sitting atop the Ogallala...

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  • Same-sex couple divorced in Oklahoma — for a day

    By Nolan Clay, Staff Writer | Published: Mon, Sep 1, 2014

    Don Andrews, an Oklahoma County special judge signed a same-sex couple’s divorce decree one day, and then vacated the decree the next day “upon further review of the laws of the state of Oklahoma.”

  • Guthrie football: Bluejays moving forward with new coach, new faces

    BY JACOB UNRUH, Staff Writer | Published: Mon, Sep 1, 2014

    The loss of 24 seniors means changes. But there’s also a new head coach with Beeby replacing Rafe Watkins, who is now the coach at Muskogee.

  • Oklahoma man dies after Logan County traffic accident

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Mon, Sep 1, 2014

    Gary Forsythe, 22, of Mustang, Oklahoma, died Sunday afternoon after a traffic accident on State Highway 74 in Logan County, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported.

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  • Oklahoma City school district expands meal options for students

    By Tim Willert, Staff Writer | Published: Mon, Sep 1, 2014

    New leaders at Oklahoma City Public Schools are bringing dietary expertise to child nutrition department as programs expand to offer more meal options for students.

  • Metropolitan Library System updates its card catalog system

    By Matt Patterson, Staff Writer | Published: Mon, Sep 1, 2014

    Oklahoma City’s Metropolitan Library System is closed this weekend but will re-open Tuesday with a re-vamped card catalog system.

  • Farmers in Texas County, Oklahoma's biggest water user, work to conserve

    By Silas Allen, Staff Writer | Published: Mon, Sep 1, 2014

    Even in good years, Texas County, in the center of the Oklahoma Panhandle, is one of the driest, windiest parts of the state. But the county, sitting atop the Ogallala Aquifer, is also the state’s heaviest user of water.

  • Three notable Oklahomans reflect on their first jobs and lessons it taught

    By LeighAnne Manwarren, Staff Writerlmanwarren@opubco.com | Published: Mon, Sep 1, 2014

    Scott Brooks, head coach for the Oklahoma City Thunder; Timothy O’Toole, president and CEO of the Oklahoma State Fair; and Tony Award-winning singer/actress Kristin Chenoweth reflect on their first jobs, the lessons they learned and their practice of those lessons.

  • Oklahoma man's widow wins unusual workers' compensation case appeal

    By Randy Ellis, Staff Writer | Updated: 8 hr ago

    Barnsdall Fire Chief Pete O’Dell and his wife testified they never met Thomas Russell “Rusty” Topping. That didn’t stop the Oklahoma Court of Civil Appeals from recently upholding the award of more than $200,000 in workers’ compensation benefits to Topping’s widow and son, who previously had...

  • “Circle The Wagen” to show at Oklahoma City's Route 66 Peddler shop

    BY ROBERT MEDLEY, Staff Writer, rmedley@opubco.com | Published: Sun, Aug 31, 2014

    The story of a trip across America in a Volkswagen van is coming to Oklahoma City. Parts of the documentary were filmed in Oklahoma where the van once broke down.

  • Experience with Red Cross while growing up in Iraq leads Edmond woman to service with organization in U.S.

    By Bryan Painter, Staff Writer | Published: Sun, Aug 31, 2014

    Hiba Jameel, raised in Baghdad, Iraq, now resides in Edmond and works in volunteer services in the Central and Western Oklahoma Region of the American Red Cross. She is responsible for recruiting volunteers and placing them in positions.

  • UPDATE: Silver Alert canceled for Creek County man

    STAFF REPORTS | Published: Sun, Aug 31, 2014

    Douglas Blansett, 76, was reported missing Saturday in Slick, Oklahoma. A Silver Alert issued for him Sunday afternoon was canceled about 6 p.m. after the man had been located.

  • The Homeless Front: What's being done and how to get help

    BY JULIANA KEEPING | Updated: Fri, Aug 29, 2014

    {if $specialArticle} THE HOMELESS FRONT Agencies stand up for vets with ‘Sooner Stand Down’ event story by Juliana Keeping photo by Chris Landsberger {include file="article/social.sharing.tpl" } {/if} {if $specialArticle}{else} // {/if} {if $specialArticle} // {/if} A number of agencies are...

  • The Homeless Front: Oklahoma veteran says 'I just put on a good show'

    BY JULIANA KEEPING | Updated: Fri, Aug 29, 2014

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    BY JULIANA KEEPING | Updated: Wed, Aug 20, 2014

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