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  • 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

  • Mother urged to be advocate

    I’m very fortunate to have a daughter who is very bright and has been placed in a gifted program. This year, however, she has been assigned to classes where a special education teacher and her teacher work together in the same room. There ...

    April 5, 2014

  • Parent needs to put her foot down

    Q: My 14-year-old daughter says I don’t trust her because, unlike her best friend’s parents, I won’t allow her to stay home alone for several days while I go out of town. Her friend’s parents do this at least once a month while they go to ...

    April 4, 2014

  • All of them had hair of gold, like their mother

    You can always tell the signs of a bad party when the topic of conversation is about the weather....

    April 4, 2014