The Norman Transcript


  • Holiday trash pickup

    Norman trash and recycling collections will remain on regular schedule today, despite the holiday. Sanitation services, compost facility and the transfer station will remain open. The Compost Facility, 398 Bratcher Miner Road, is open ...

    July 4, 2014

  • Group champions refundable carbon fee

    Three members of the Norman chapter of Citizens Climate Lobby joined with nearly 600 others to meet with congressional offices on Capitol Hill. Traveling to Washington, D.C., were biologists Dr. Kathy Rand and Dr. Ola Fincke and retired ...

    July 3, 2014

  • City Council changes Council says farewell to 2, welcomes new members

    It was a night of bittersweet goodbyes at the Norman City Council chambers. Sylvia Martin was honored posthumously with the Citizen’s Honor Roll of Service — a distinction among others that she turned down during her lifetime. Martin’s ...

    July 2, 2014 1 Photo

  • Junior Jammer Basketball camp

    The 2014 Junior Jammer Basketball Camp, for ages 5-8, will be from 9 a.m. to noon July 9-12 at the Whittier Recreation Center....

    July 2, 2014

  • Traffic signal upgrade at Classen and Boyd

    The Traffic Control Division will work at the Classen Boulevard and Boyd Street intersection today. Signal upgrades include placement of a separate pedestrian pole and some conduit work in the southeast corner of the intersection....

    July 1, 2014

  • City council welcomes new members, honors old ones

    Most Tuesday city council nights, there’s not a big crowd at city hall. The south section of seating is filled mostly with Norman city staff, there to answer questions. A handful of attorneys, engineers, architects, consultants or property ...

    June 30, 2014

  • City briefs

    Ham Radio Operations day set Thousands of Amateur Radio Operators will be showing off their emergency capabilities this weekend. The South Canadian Amateur Radio Society will demonstrate Amateur Radio at Reaves Park on June ...

    June 28, 2014

  • House pushes pipeline

    A need for more domestic production is the line being touted to support three energy-related bills passed by the U.S. House of Representatives this week. With gasoline prices leaping due to recent unrest in Iraq, House members passed ...

    June 27, 2014

  • Lankford win highlights stunning rise to power

    U.S. Rep. James Lankford brushed off a tea party challenge and captured the Republican nomination outright in the race for Oklahoma's open U.S. Senate seat, a victory that highlights a stunning rise to power for a 46-year-old who was a church camp director and political unknown just four years ago.

    June 25, 2014

  • County Commissioner candidates face runoff

    Cleveland County Commissioner District 3 candidates Mike Reynolds and Dr. Harold Haralson finished first and second in Tuesday’s primary and will face each other again Aug. 26 for the GOP primary runoff. The winner in August will take on ...

    June 25, 2014