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.
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City’s use tax growth strong this year
Norman’s use tax receipts jumped 24 percent over the same period last year. In March, Norman received $223,663 in use tax and an additional $37,277 in PSST use tax compared to $179,989 sales tax and $29,989 use tax received last year. Use ...
Norman tourism luncheon slated for National Weather Center
The Norman Convention and Visitors Bureau has tapped the National Weather Center as the location for its upcoming tourism luncheon May 13. New hire executive director Dan Schemm said that while Journey Church is a great venue, the NCVB ...
Panelists:Be prepared for storms
MOORE — During a Wednesday evening forum in Moore, panelists discussed the importance of being prepared during sudden outbursts of severe weather and tornadoes. Panelists included Harold Brooks, researcher at NOAA’s National Severe Storms ...
The following people were charged with felony counts in the Cleveland County Court Clerk’s Office: · Larry Curtis Hale, 45, possession of controlled dangerous substance, unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia · Johnny Dale ...
City and state briefs
Norman Chamber Board of Directors votes to support PSST extension The Norman Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors voted unanimously to support and endorse the extension of the Public Safety Sales Tax on the April 1 ballot....
Healthcare Excellence Awards recognize quality at Norman Regional
Norman Regional Health System has given out the Jerry D. Leu MD Healthcare Excellence Awards to three teams who improved patient care at the health system. Norman Regional established these annual awards to recognize process teams that ...
Grass fires in Moore, Noble fueled by wind
High winds, warm temperatures and low humidity kept firefighters in Cleveland County busy Tuesday in northern and southern parts of the county. A grass fire near Moore scorched about 20 acres Tuesday afternoon, Moore Fire Chief Gary Bird ...
Norman City Council grants Bright Start Early Education Center special use zoning
A long debate over special use zoning revealed a hole in Norman’s city code Tuesday night at the Norman City Council meeting. Eventually, special use was granted for a private school in a 7-2 vote. with Council members Tom Kovach and Greg ...
College students give up spring break recreation to serve Moore
While many college and university students will travel to beach resorts and popular tourist areas for spring break this month, eight University of North Texas students are spending their spring break serving the city of Moore, which was ...
Street widening project moving ahead
The ongoing widening work on State Highway 9 in southeast Norman moved ahead with action at Monday’s Oklahoma Transportation Commission meeting....
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