The Norman Transcript


April 24, 2014

City and state briefs

NORMAN — Election filing

Oklahoma’s conservation districts will have an election for board members on the 87 local conservation district boards of directors across the state.

The local conservation district board is made up of five individuals who set the priorities for the conservation districts. Three of the members are elected by registered voters within the district and two are appointed by the Conservation Commission upon recommendation by the local conservation district board.

The filing period for the board member position is May 1-14. Candidates must submit a Notification and Declaration of Candidacy form available at or at the local conservation district office.

To be eligible for the position, a person must be a registered voter within the boundaries of the conservation district and have entered or will enter into a cooperator agreement with the local conservation district. 

The conservation district director election will be June 3. Locations of polling places will be determined at the close of the filing period.

For more information, contact the Oklahoma Conservation Commission at 521-4826 or the local conservation district office. A listing of conservation district offices is available at or by calling 521-2384.

Golf clinics

The Spring Clinics at Westwood Park are four-week clinics taught by Rick Parish, PGA; Bobby Florer, golf professional; Jerry Halsey, teaching professional; Robert O. Smith, PGA; and Richard Buchanan, PGA.

Classes will be from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays in a small-group environment from May 6- 27. The classes will introduce clubhouse policies and procedures and teach fundamental guidelines, course rules and etiquette.

Instructors will teach putting, chipping and full swing mechanics. Golf clubs are provided for students who need them. Call the Westwood Pro Shop at 292-9700 to register.

Clinics are limited to 25 participants. Clinics are $80 total or $20 per class.

Explorer Camp

Children ages 5-11 can enjoy games, arts and crafts, sports, recreational activities, swimming, field trips and more at the Irving Recreation Center Explorer Camp.

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