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Norman area briefs for Aug. 18

Lexington church offers clothing for victims of wildfires.
by Jane Glenn Cannon Modified: August 17, 2012 at 6:13 pm •  Published: August 18, 2012

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The Lexington First Baptist Church Clothes Closet Ministry has received a large supply of donated clothes, shoes, purses, backpacks, baby supplies, bedding and toys for victims of the recent wildfires. The items are available at the church gymnasium, 900 E Broadway. For more information or an appointment, call Jimmie Landers at 397-1051.



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Registration is open for the 2012 volleyball league for boys and girls sponsored by the Norman Parks and Recreation Department. Leagues are being organized for ages 14 and under and ages 11 and under. Registration deadline is Friday. Play begins Sept. 12. To register, download a form at, or mail forms to Parks and Recreation, P.O. Box 370, Norman, OK 73030. For more information, call 292-9703.

Department accredited

The Norman Police Department received notification it has been granted the Award of Reaccreditation from the Oklahoma Association of Chiefs of Police, Oklahoma Law Enforcement Agency Accreditation and Professional Standards Program. To maintain accreditation, agencies submit to an on-site review every three years.

by Jane Glenn Cannon
Senior Reporter
A native of Oklahoma, Jane Glenn Cannon is an award-winning reporter who has covered everything from crime, courts and government to entertainment and features. She wrote a popular personal column for many years. She is a former associate writer...
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