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  • 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

  • 2013: Year of the Sandbur

    Have you ever stepped on a sandbur with bare feet? Isn’t that a lovely feeling; about like crawling up into your mother’s arms. I just love sandbur as I think it is a remarkable summer grass capable of growing just about anywhere. I hope ...

    April 4, 2014

  • Dogs can have adverse reactions to certain drugs

    Dear Dr. Fox: I have just adopted a 6-month-old female Australian shepherd mix from an adoption network. A friend warned me that this breed can get ill and die from heartworm prevention medication. I respect his advice — he is a dog ...

    April 3, 2014

  • Parent Fair set for Friday

    United Way of Norman Success by 6 will host a Parent Fair at 9 a.m. Friday at the Norman Public Library, Lowry Room 225 N. Webster Ave. The fair will feature community organizations that will have information booths....

    April 3, 2014

  • Norman Newcomers to host ’50s party

    The Norman Newcomers Club will host Rock Around the Clock, a ’50s themed party, at 6:30 p.m. Friday at the Marriott NCED, 2801 E. State Highway 9. The event is open to the public. Dinner will be served at 7 p.m. The cost is $20 per ...

    April 3, 2014

  • Library briefs

    Book boxes available During the repair period for the James C. Nance Memorial Bridge between Purcell and Lexington, the Pioneer Library System is working to offer more options for Lexington residents....

    April 2, 2014