Oklahoma news briefs for April 23, 2014

Oklahoma news briefs for April 23, 2014
Oklahoman Modified: April 22, 2014 at 10:57 pm •  Published: April 23, 2014
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In brief

Oklahoma City

Couple face

drug charges

A husband and wife have been charged with aggravated trafficking in illegal drugs and two other drug-related felonies after more than a pound of methamphetamine was found in their vehicle, court records show. Eugene Snyder and Kira Leigh Snyder were stopped on a traffic violation near NW 45 and May Avenue on April 15. The meth was found in a purse in the passenger side floorboard, and Eugene Snyder had more than $5,400 cash in his pocket, the affidavit states.

MATT DINGER,

STAFF WRITER

Kids’ books come to life

“Bringing Books to Life” will be offered every Wednesday in May from 10 to 11 a.m. in the lobby of the Crystal Bridge at Myriad Botanical Gardens. The book reading presented by the Junior League of Oklahoma City is free and best for ages 2 to 5. The books are nature-themed and based on the season. Children also will enjoy creating a small craft after the story.

FROM STAFF REPORTS

Midwest City

Career fair

is scheduled

Midwest City Chamber of Commerce will hold a career fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday at Rose State College in the Student Center dining room. Job seekers can connect with companies offering training and employment opportunities including positions for military men and women hoping to transition into civilian employment, said Bonnie Cheatwood, Midwest City Chamber executive director. Among the companies represented are Better Business Bureau, Blastrac, Central Oklahoma Workforce Investment, Central Tech Truck Driver Training, First Command Financial Services, Goodwill Industries, Integris Health, Kindred Hospitals, Mid-Del Technology, MidFirst Bank and Midwest Regional Medical Center. For information, visit www.aftercareers.com or call 733-3801.

FROM STAFF REPORTS

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