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 ...
President Obama comments on Mandela’s passing
President Barack commented on the death of Nelson Mandela from the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room at 5:25 p.m. Thursday: “At his trial in 1964, Nelson Mandela closed his statement from the dock saying, ‘I have fought against white ...
$1M gift to establish journalism chair
Will and Helen Webster, of Altadena, Calif., surprised longtime University of Oklahoma staff member Paul Massad on his 76th birthday with a $1 million gift to establish an endowed faculty chair in Massad’s honor....
State chooses insurance for offenders
The state of Oklahoma has chosen Red Rock Insurance Company, an Oklahoma-based business, to provide liability coverage for offenders whose license plates were seized for failure to carry state-mandated auto insurance. House Bill 1792 ...
Attack in Yemen’s capital kills 52, wounds many more
ADEN, Yemen — Militants stormed the Defense Ministry in the heart of Yemen’s capital Thursday, killing 52 people, including at least seven foreigners, in a suicide car bombing and assault by gunmen. The brazen, al-Qaida-style attack ...
Big tips given out to honor deceased brother’s request
SPRINGFIELD, Vt. — Before Aaron Collins died, he gave his brother, Seth, a mission: Eat, be merry and leave a giant tip....
Despite opposition to new school standards, officials say repeal of Common Core ‘unlikely’
Despite continued opposition to new public-school standards, Oklahoma education officials say they are more confident than they were earlier this year that the standards will be fully implemented....
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