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  • Norman to choose future water direction

    Water is an abundant, renewable resource — unless you use it more quickly than nature can replenish the supply. Oklahoma has committed to “Water for 2060 ... a goal of consuming no more fresh water in 2060 than is consumed statewide in ...

    June 4, 2014

  • City briefs

    Pavement replacement Today, A-Tech Paving, working under contract with the city, will replace the concrete pavement and curb/gutter in the northbound lanes of 36th Avenue Southwest from Willowbend Road to south of Main Street as part of ...

    June 4, 2014

  • Fairgrounds: Koranda quits, citing ‘immense political pressure’; Jenkins named interim manager

    Cleveland County Fairgrounds Executive Director Stephen Koranda has resigned his position and an interim manager has been named, county officials confirmed Monday....

    June 3, 2014

  • Moore awards $19 million bid for Central Park

    The Moore City Council awarded a $19 million bid for the proposed Moore Central Park, Recreation Center and Aquatic Park Monday. In November 2012, Moore voters approved  $25.1 million in general obligation bonds to fund a major destination ...

    June 3, 2014

  • Mashburn Presser Lobbyist facing drug charges associated with Greg Mashburn campaign, office

    District Attorney Greg Mashburn issued a release Friday in response to inquiries regarding a former employee who reportedly told police he was an assistant district attorney, then produced a badge to prove it....

    May 31, 2014 1 Photo

  • Parking detour in place for Norman animal shelter

    Within the next few days, Cooley Construction will begin removal and replacement of the existing parking lot at the Norman Animal Welfare Center. The parking lot entrance off Jenkins Avenue is currently closed in anticipation of the ...

    May 31, 2014

  • Voters encouraged to apply for absentee ballots early

    While the June 24 election is a primary, many races will be decided by that vote. Those include state representative races for District 27 and District 54, both of which have two GOP candidates facing off for the seat....

    May 29, 2014

  • Norman’s planned spending outstrips expected general fund revenue

    Once again, Norman’s general fund balance will shrink as planned expenditures continue to outpace anticipated revenue in a budget city leaders say is very lean. In its current form, the city budget projects revenues of $181,669,848 and ...

    May 28, 2014

  • Cleveland County assessor race will be determined in primary election

    The Cleveland County Election Board processed 545 new voter registration applications in April. They’re hoping to get even more this week, with the registration deadline for voters wanting to cast ballots in the June 24 primary election ...

    May 28, 2014

  • Republicans will choose between four candidates for commissioner

    Republicans will have a broad field to choose from in the June 24 primary, and that includes the District 3 Cleveland County commissioner’s race. Collectively, the Board of County Commissioners acts as the chief administrative body of the ...

    May 27, 2014