Share “Oklahoma news briefs for May 16, 2014”

From staff reports Published: May 15, 2014

In brief

Oklahoma City

Cystic fibrosis benefit is planned

An art sale and auction to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation of Oklahoma City and Hayden’s Heroes is scheduled for 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Liberte in Classen Curve. Free refreshments donated by Green Goodies will be available.


OKC street to be closed 45 days

South Portland Avenue from SW 74 to SW 104 was closed temporarily Thursday. The closure is anticipated to last about 45 days, weather permitting. Detours will be well marked along the street. The detour for southbound Portland is east on SW 74, and south on May Avenue. The detour for northbound Portland is east on SW 104, and north on May.



Academy’s students to graduate

About 40 high school seniors who learned online will turn the tassel Saturday at an in-person graduation ceremony in Choctaw for Oklahoma Virtual Charter Academy, a public online school serving students in grades kindergarten through 12. The ceremony is at 1 p.m. at the Choctaw High School Performing Arts Center, 14300 NE 10. Oklahoma Virtual Charter Academy is a public charter school authorized by Choctaw-Nicoma Park School District, although its students live throughout the state. The public is invited. For more information about the academy and upcoming enrollment events, visit