Oklahoman Published: November 6, 2008
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IN THE STATE

Hearing set for teacher

Oklahoma City School Board members have set a January hearing for the dismissal of a career teacher. During a special meeting Wednesday, board members set a hearing for Sudonna Jones for 5:30 p.m. Jan. 12 in the auditorium of the school administration building, 900 N Klein. Jones, who has been with the district since August 1998, teaches at Martin Luther King Elementary. District officials did not release any other information regarding the hearing.

OCU completes library work

A dedication will be held for the Dulaney-Browne Library at 2:30 p.m. today on the Oklahoma City University campus. The library has undergone a major renovation, including a new central service desk, new reading space overlooking the Quad Lawn, added offices, classroom and conference space, room for the new St. Paul School of Theology and doors accessible to disabled people.

Indian museum to receive $25M

Bond money authorized by the Legislature was transferred to the state treasurer this week to be made available for construction of the American Indian Cultural Center & Museum. The $25 million will allow the project to move into the next phase of construction with purchase of steel and construction of gallery spaces, officials said. The project is being built at the intersection of Interstates 35 and 40. For more information, go to www.aiccm.org.

Harrah plans fundraiser

HARRAH — An informational meeting for Harrah’s Relay For Life was held Monday night at Harrah High School. The event will be held in April. Sponsors, team leaders and team participants were there to learn about the relay, which raises money for the American Cancer Society. Teams will be accepted through March. Teams meet the first Monday of every month from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Harrah High School Cafeteria.

Racers get ducks in row

WOODWARD — The Woodward High Plains Outreach Center’s 14th annual duck race is set for 11 a.m. Nov. 15 at Crystal Beach Park. The lucky duck that crosses the finish line first in this year’s race will win someone a trip for two to Las Vegas, said Angie Bouse, race chairman.