Hospitals offer paper shredding
The Norman Regional Health System will offer free paper shredding Thursday in honor of America Recycles Day, a day dedicated nationally to promoting and celebrating recycling efforts.
Participants may bring papers for shredding between 8 a.m. and noon to the shredding truck in the south parking lot at Norman Regional Hospital, 901 N Porter Ave.
Trash carts for collection of papers marked for shredding also will be stationed at Moore Medical Center, 700 S Telephone Road, Moore, and Norman's westside Healthplex at Interstate 35 and Tecumseh Road.
Museum announces new board members
Five new members have been named to the Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History's Board of Visitors.
The new members are Xavier Neira, director of business development for Manhattan Construction Group in Oklahoma City and the state director for Manhattan Construction Co.; Taylor Hanson, musician for the pop rock band The Hanson Brothers, now known as Hanson, and co-founder and chief executive officer of 3CG Records; Laura Ogle, vice president of The Kerr Foundation in Oklahoma City; Kevin Easley, a former state legislator and chief executive officer of New Dominion; and 2011 Oklahoman of the Year Mary Beth Babcock, owner of Dwelling Spaces in Tulsa.
Stepping down are past chairs Craig Abbott and Rod Davis, as well as members Lou Kerr and Lucy Smith. Each began in April 2006 and served three successive two-year terms, the maximum successive terms allowed by the museum's bylaws.
Roads will close for paving
Indian Hills Road, between Interstate Drive E and 12th Avenue NE, and 24th Avenue NW, between Franklin Road and Indian Hills, will be closed at 7 a.m. Friday for paving operations. The recommended detour will be Interstate Drive E, Franklin and 12th Avenue NW. Signs will be placed to direct traffic. The roads should be reopened by 7 p.m.
FROM STAFF REPORTS