The Tiger Tailgate festival offered food, face painting, a fun jail, pony rides, karaoke and bounce activities for children.
Predicted winter weather makes way into Norman, metro area
The predicted winter one-two-three punch of sub-freezing temperatures, sleet and snow materialized in Norman shortly after noon Thursday, slowing traffic and forcing a number of school and event closings. The University of Oklahoma, ...
South Africa’s first black president leaves legacy of forgiveness
JOHANNESBURG — Nelson Mandela was a master of forgiveness. South Africa’s first black president spent nearly a third of his life as a prisoner of apartheid, yet he sought to win over its defeated guardians in a relatively peaceful ...
Norman United Way makes final push for year’s $2M campaign
Norman’s United Way campaign started a 12-days-to-victory push Thursday in hopes of raising the remaining funds to reach its $2.05 million campaign to fund local human and social services causes....
Former senator found guilty
OKLAHOMA CITY — A former Democratic state senator from Oklahoma City was convicted Thursday for her role in a bribery scheme in which she was accused of agreeing not to run for re-election in 2010 in exchange for a state job. Former state ...
Protesters demand higher wages
NEW YORK — Fast-food workers and labor organizers marched, waved signs and chanted in cities across the country Thursday in a push for higher wages....
Jamboree set for Dec. 10
The Second Tuesday Jamboree will begin Dec. 10, weather permitting. The jamboree and guitar pull will start at 6 p.m. and end at 9 p.m. at Wayne Senior Citizens center. The public is invited; admission is free....
Noble library announces event
The Noble Public Library will host its Holly Jolly Jubilee, set for 6 to 8 tonight at the library, 204 N. 5th St....
Oklahoma Travelers to perform
The Oklahoma Travelers and Friends will perform country music from 6:30 to 9 tonight, weather permitting, at the Noble Senior Center, at the southeast corner of Highway 77 and Maguire Road. The event is free....
Major events in Mandela’s life
July 18, 1918 — Born to Hendry Mphakanyiswa, a Thembu chief, and Nosekeni Qunu in the Umtata district of the Transkei, at a time when virtually all of Africa was under European colonial rule....
Icon mourned worldwide
In nearly seven decades spent fighting for freedom and equality, Nelson Mandela inspired and challenged the world to stand up for others. As word of Mandela’s death spread Thursday, people around the world spoke out about the life and ...
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