Edmond schoolhouse celebrates 125 years

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The 125th anniversary celebration for Edmond’s 1889 Territorial Schoolhouse was held . Two new sculptures were presented to those attending the celebration.

PAWSitive Steps 5K in Oklahoma City aims to raise awareness for spaying, neutering

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The PAWSitive Steps 5k, Dog Walk and Costume Contest will be Oct. 11 at Wiley Post Park in Oklahoma City.

Del City Fire Department will host public safety fair on Saturday

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Del City Fire Department’s open house on Saturday will showcase emergency first-responders in Del City and Midwest City.

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  • Norman Touch-A-Truck remains community favorite

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Wed, Oct 1, 2014

    Norman Touch-A-Truck remains a community favorite in Cleveland County Fairgrounds. Proceeds go to Cleveland County library programs.

  • Noble band member is selected for U.S. Army All-American Band

    From Staff Reports | Published: Wed, Oct 1, 2014

    Melissa Rogers, Noble High School tenor saxophone player, has been invited to play with the U.S. Army All-American Marching Band. She was recognized Monday.

  • UCO schedules media ethics conference in Edmond

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Wed, Oct 1, 2014

    Kelley Carter, an Emmy Award-winning journalist and senior entertainment editor for BuzzFeed.com, will speak at the annual Medic Ethics Conference Oct. 8 and 9 at the University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond. Registration deadline is Friday.

  • New R&J supper club presents the cocktail lounge as art

    BY DAVE CATHEY, Food Editor | Published: Wed, Oct 1, 2014

    Chef/partners Russ Johnson and Jonathon Stranger recently opened the R&J Lounge and Supper Club, which takes the best of a bygone era and combines it with modern convenience and progress to create a bar experience that’s both familiar and unique.

  • Oklahoma beheading: Friend remembers Colleen Hufford

    BY DARLA SLIPKE, Staff Writer | Published: Tue, Sep 30, 2014

    Former Oklahoma City Blazers Coach Doug Sauter said Colleen Hufford was a loving wife, mother and grandmother and an avid hockey fan.

  • Oklahoma Department of Corrections releases new execution protocol

    BY GRAHAM LEE BREWER, Staff Writer | Updated: 8 hr ago

    The Oklahoma Corrections Department revised protocol after the bungled execution of Clayton Derrell Lockett in April. The new protocol puts more training and contingency plans in place for execution staff. It also allows the same drugs and method used to kill Lockett and reduces the number of...

  • Oklahoma beheading: Murder defendant confessed, attempted second beheading

    BY JANE GLENN CANNON, Staff Writer | Updated: 8 hr ago

    Oklahoma beheading: Cleveland County District Attorney Greg Mashburn said it is “highly likely” prosecutors will seek the death penalty against Alton Alexander Nolen, 30.

  • Man dies after accidentally shooting himself, Oklahoma City police say

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: 9 hr ago

    John Calk, 32, died after accidentally shooting himself late Monday, Oklahoma City police said.

  • Authorities investigate more suspicious fires in Bethany, OK

    By Kyle Schwab, Staff Writer | Updated: 10 hr ago

    “I want to be very clear, the media wants to start using the term arson and other things and we’re not using those terms. We like to stick with a fire (being) either determined or it’s undetermined,” Bethany, Oklahoma, Fire Chief S.R. Hunter said. “We know the origin of these fires, the cause is...

  • Cleveland County sheriff warns of man impersonating deputy

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Tue, Sep 30, 2014

    The Cleveland County Sheriff’s Department warned that a man claiming to be a deputy attempted to scam an Oklahoma woman by claiming they had a warrant for their arrest.

  • Oklahoma man — shot by girl, 11 — faces charges in stabbing

    By Jonathan Sutton, Staff Writer | Published: Tue, Sep 30, 2014

    Leo Henry, 25, was charged Friday with assault and battery with intent to kill, burglary and maiming in the Sept. 24 stabbing of Brandy Moreno in Oklahoma City.

  • Woman swerves to miss dog, ends up in Oklahoma City creek

    By Kyle Schwab, Staff Writer | Updated: 12 hr ago

    A woman swerved to miss a dog Tuesday morning and ended up driving her car into a creek in south Oklahoma City, police said.

  • Sheriffs criticize Oklahoma senator's call to take back military surplus equipment

    BY JULIANA KEEPING, Staff Writer | Updated: 12 hr ago

    Oklahoma sheriffs are pushing back against legislation introduced by Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Muskogee, that seeks to stop the flow of wartime military equipment to local law enforcement agencies.

  • Lemonade stand sparks big dreams for Tulsa boy with special needs

    By Heather Warlick, Staff Writer | Updated: 13 hr ago

    Oklahoman Keith Boyd, 10, is the CEO of “Keith’s Ice Cold Lemonade Stands,” which raised $150,000 this summer for charity. Keith has cerebral palsy and relies on a power wheelchair to get around and a special computer to communicate. His next business plan is to start a line of packaged drinks...

  • Oklahoma beheading: 5 new facts we learned about the attack today

    Richard Hall and Phillip O'Connor | Published: Tue, Sep 30, 2014

    The Cleveland County District Attorney held a press conference today offering new details in the case of Alton Nolen, the man accused of beheading and stabbing coworkers at Vaughan Foods in Moore, Okla. Here are five new facts we learned from the press conference: 5. Nolen went home to get the...


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