Norman draws University of Oklahoma graduates back after retirement
Norman recently made headlines as one of the top choices of frugal retirees looking for a great place to live at a great price. A low cost of living and low tax rates combine with cultural opportunities available through the University of ...
Shutdown impacting Okla. farmers, ranchers
If you had not heard, the United States federal government is shut down. Many divisions and departments within the government, like the U.S. Department of Agriculture, are left with skeleton crews or no employees at all, leaving farmers ...
Studies reveal desirable city qualities
According to a study by The MetLife Mature Market Institute and AARP Healthcare Options with Mathew Greenwald & Associates, 36 percent, or just more than one-third, of pre-retirees anticipate changing homes when they retire, with many ...
Oklahoma Young Professional Leaders launch statewide organization
Building on a successful statewide conference in 2012, several young professional groups from across the state have come together to launch Oklahoma Young Professional Leaders....
Help available during government shutdown
With the federal government shutdown, many consumers may find themselves facing an unexpected time of financial hardship. Arvest Bank said customers affected by the shutdown may have temporary relief options on consumer and mortgage ...
OID investigation leads to 12 charges against former agent
A former Tulsa insurance agent with a prior conviction of embezzlement has now been charged with 11 counts of obtaining money by false pretense and one count of violation of the Oklahoma Producer License Act. Oklahoma Insurance Department ...
Your information can be accessed by numerous sources
Where does your email go, and who reads it? Last week, we looked at what happens behind the scenes when you sign in to an Internet-based account, whether email, banking, shopping, etc. To summarize, your username and password fly across ...
Crossroads Services installs tornado safe room in Moore facility
MOORE — Terrie Vicknair finally doesn’t have to worry about safety of the Head Start children under her care. During her tenure with Moore Head Start, she has seen multiple tornadoes hit the facility or very near the facility. Crossroads ...
Boyd’s Auto Machine in Norman notes golden anniversary in business
In 1963, Louis and Tootsie Boyd sold their house in Del City, liquidated their assets and opened an auto machine shop in Norman. Boyd’s Auto Machine has been building performance engines for drag racing, sprint car racing and off-shore ...
Sooner Carpet celebrates 20 years in business
Jim Mitchell founded Sooner Carpet Cleaning out of his duplex in 1993 with nothing but a van. The company will celebrate its 20th birthday this month. During those 20 years, Jim and Carrie Mitchell have expanded to cover much more than ...
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