NORMAN — The seventh-grade Irving girls basketball team volunteered at the Salvation Army in Norman on Dec 20. Team members worked on packing toys and clothes for the children in the Cleveland County area. Front row, from left: Taylor Bell, Tiffany Sandlin, LaNaea Richardson, Kailey Warmuth, Casey Miller and Alex Gatewood. Middle row: Haley Hurst, Haley Gass, Kirsten Lewis, Hailey Stuart, Emily Spears and Taylor Redden. Back row: coach Shawn McGlone, Avery Roberts and Addison Masters.
Sister supports Friends for Folks prison dog training program
The scars on her hands and wrists might be unsettling to some, but Sister Pauline Quinn’s face was warm and her eyes understanding. Quinn, whose scars come from suffering as a youth tied up in mental institutions after running away from ...
Newalla man ID’d in fatality wreck
The driver involved in a single-vehicle fatality wreck March 1 on Indian Hills Road was identified Thursday. Micah James Nix, 40, of Newalla, was the driver of the involved 2005 Chevrolet Aveo, police said. No other persons or vehicles ...
Firefighters rescue 2 dogs in house fire
A family sat on a street curb across from their smoke-filled home, clutching two small dogs firefighters rescued while hot spots were hosed down. Norman firefighters responded to the residential fire Thursday afternoon on the corner of ...
One Vision One Voice seeks to end homelessness by providing homes first, services second
Wendy was sick and tired of being sick and tired. Homeless and addicted, she was tired of sleeping on the streets, tired of her life revolving around finding and using drugs. Perhaps the drugs had quit working for her or maybe they were ...
Steve and Barbara Owens turn tragedy into life-long passion for community
A married couple’s kindness, generosity and persistent love for a place where their son found peace and acceptance was honored Thursday night in a tear-filled room full of family and friends....
Oklahoma kids get helmets for tornado protection
MOORE — As many as 34,000 students and workers in the Moore school district soon will have access to helmets to protect them during severe weather....
District will not adjust calendar for March snow days
Norman Public Schools announced Wednesday that the snow days taken by the district on Monday and Tuesday would be made up by the district using accumulated, additional instructional minutes to the school day. These additional minutes have ...
Seniors selected as students of the month
Two high school seniors have been selected as March students of the month by the Norman Rotary Club....
El Nino: Good news for U.S. weather woes
WASHINGTON — Relief may be on the way for a weather-weary United States with the predicted warming of the central Pacific Ocean brewing this year that will likely change weather worldwide, but it won’t be for the better everywhere....
The following people were charged with felony counts in the Cleveland County Court Clerk’s Office: · Steven Joseph Gentry, 51, leaving the scene of an accident involving injury, person involved in a personal injury accident while ...
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