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Another ice-cold classic Bedlam in the books
STILLWATER — The first Bedlam football game was held in 1904 at Island Park, now known as Mineral Wells Park, in Guthrie. According to reports, it was a cold, and windy day with the temperatures well below the freezing mark....
Earthquake shakes state
A 4.5 magnitude earthquake shook much of central Oklahoma Saturday afternoon after it struck near Jones, according to the U.S. Geological Survey website....
Committee will study corridor between campus and downtown
A newly appointed committee is charged with creating a vision for Norman’s future. Developers who built high-density student housing in Stillwater went away disappointed earlier this year after Norman leaders could not agree on an ...
Kiwanis to serve up pancakes
The Norman Kiwanis Club will sponsor its annual pancake day from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Norman High School Commons, 911 W. Main St....
Norman readies for weekend full of holiday events
Norman residents can celebrate the holidays during a weekend packed full of local festive events....
New law could be boon for municipal sales tax receipts
Norman, Moore and Cleveland County sales tax receipts are on an upward trend, with high hopes for a great holiday shopping season. Year-to-date, Norman sales tax receipts are up 5.32 percent — a full percentage above budget predictions. ...
Grants help rural fire departments
Earlier this month, the Oklahoma Forestry Service — a division of the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry — announced that $200,000 in competitive grants have been awarded to fire departments across Oklahoma. All five ...
My Body, My Life class offered
The Norman Police Department is offering a free class of the program titled “My Body ... My Life ... Empowering women through awareness, education, violence prevention and self-defense techniques.” The class will be 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. ...
Toy distribution Saturday in Moore
MOORE — World Vision will distribute toys Saturday to children of families impacted by the tornadoes in Moore....
Students pass the test against hunger
The ninth annual Students Against Hunger Food and Fund Drive, coordinated through the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma, raised nearly 190,000 pounds of food and $59,849, which will provide more than 450,000 meals for hungry Oklahomans this ...
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