The Norman Transcript

New and Developing

New and Developing
  • Samuel J. Huskey OU awarded $572,000 grant from Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

    The University of Oklahoma has been awarded a $572,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for the development of a digital library of Latin texts of all eras. The Digital Latin Library — a Linked Open Data resource — represents a significant collaborative effort to advance access to these texts.

    July 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • Sooners counting on secondary depth

    There’s a reason Oklahoma is the preseason favorite to win the Big 12 Conference and a front-runner to get a spot in the first College Football Playoff.
    The experience — especially on defense — is the leading cause.
    However, defensive coordinator Mike Stoops cautions job security doesn’t exist in his secondary.

    July 25, 2014

  • Oklahoma escapee captured in Texas

    Oklahoma prison officials say an inmate who walked away from a minimum security facility in Granite has been captured in Texas.

    July 25, 2014

  • Stoops to be honored as March of Dimes Sports Headliner of Year

    Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops will be honored as the 2014 March of Dimes Sports Headliner of Year on Thursday.

    July 25, 2014

  • Caroline Dulworth and Cathy Adams New leadership in place at Norman libraries

    The Pioneer Library System has familiar faces taking over leadership roles with its two hometown libraries in Norman.
    Caroline Dulworth will begin duties Aug. 1 as Branch Manager of the Norman Central Public Library.  Cathy Adams had served as interim manager at the library since September 2013, and will return to her previous role as Noble Public Library Branch Manager on Aug. 1.

    July 25, 2014 2 Photos

  • Group to protest housing of unaccompanied minors at Fort Sill

    A nonprofit organization based in Kansas that focuses on immigrant rights says it plans to travel to Oklahoma and protest the housing of unaccompanied minors at Fort Sill. A delegation from Sunflower Community Action is traveling from Wichita to Lawton on Friday to protest the housing of the children.

    July 25, 2014

  • Enid woman suspects bad batch of meth, calls police

    A 54-year-old Oklahoma woman is facing felony drug charges after police said she called them because she thought her methamphetamine was laced with something. Lynette Rae Sampson, of Enid, was arraigned Thursday on a felony count of possession of methamphetamine and a misdemeanor count of unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia.

    July 25, 2014