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  • Callery Pear is a beautiful invader

    You have probably noticed that trees are beginning to break bud and bloom with beautiful flowers. One of the earliest, and certainly one of the showiest, is the Callery Pear. One cultivated form of this tree is commonly called “Bradford ...

    April 11, 2014

  • How About News Cliff Notes?

    Long before the ubiquitous “For Dummies” books arrived on the scene, there were those handy dandy Cliff Notes. They were study guides written by teachers on everything from literature to math to those critical alphabet tests like SAT, ACT, ...

    April 11, 2014

  • Seeking pet insurance advice before getting a new puppy

    Dear Dr. Fox: Hello. How do I get information about pet insurance? We have a dog who is almost 4 years old. We would like to get another but would like to have some sort of way to offset the cost of vet bills for a new puppy. Do you have ...

    April 10, 2014

  • Thanks for helping secure my VA accreditation

    Today, I would like to say thank you to Veterans Corner supporters who wrote letters in support of my VA accreditation. Last week, I received a notice welcoming me as an approved claims agent for the preparation, presentation and ...

    April 9, 2014

  • Personal sound amplification products can help seniors

    Dear Savvy Senior, What types of amplification products can you recommend to help people with hearing impairment? My 62-year-old husband has some hearing issues but doesn’t think he needs a hearing aid, so I’m looking for some alternative ...

    April 8, 2014

  • 1970 Karmann Ghia a keeper

    Ron Tucker’s 1970 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia (KG) Type 14 was an uncommon sight on a busy Saturday morning in Norman. He was driving the unusual yellow coupe east on Robinson Street and parked briefly at a shop which allowed for a closer ...

    April 6, 2014

  • Garden party set for Saturday

    Locally grown plants and gardening information will be available at the garden party Saturday. The free event will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Cleveland County Master Gardener Demonstration and Teaching Garden in the southwest corner ...

    April 6, 2014

  • Newcastle author releases new war and military fiction nationwide

    NEWCASTLE — This week, author Michael Talkington celebrates the nationwide release of his new war and military novel “The Trail Home.” Jess Norwood was a man looking for hope, following the desolation of the Civil War. “The Trail Home: The ...

    April 6, 2014

  • Area Toastmasters win contest

    Rob Trotter, of Sooner Toastmasters, came in first, and Beulah Bromley, of Asian & American Christian Speakers, came in second in the Area K-1 International Speech Contest on March 27....

    April 6, 2014

  • Italian student at North serves as page

    An Italian foreign exchange student attending Norman North High School served as a page for state Rep. Scott Martin....

    April 6, 2014