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May tornadoes prompt heightened scrutiny of school shelters
Barely a month since their occurrence, the tornadic events of May have joined the ranks of high-profile school emergencies as a source of heightened scrutiny on schools’ emergency preparedness....
Experts say that residents should have emergency preparedness plans
Though tornado season rolls into Oklahoma year in and year out, unpredictably dangerous twisters catch many who have no emergency plan off-guard, resulting in injuries or death....
Schools need better shelters during storms
Analysis and improvement of schools’ storm procedures is nothing new for scholars like Stephanie Hoekstra, whose master’s thesis was based on this topic in 2011....
Seeking shelter in the storm
Having lived through ice storms, wildfires, blizzards, excruciating heat waves and, of course, tornadoes, it seems as if whatever Mother Nature pelts Oklahomans with might slow us down for a brief time, but we always get back up, dust ourselves off and go on.
Moore Veterans Memorial to be repaired
The May 20 tornado in Moore ripped trees from their roots and branches from their trunks, but two long-deceased trees stood strong as the Veterans Memorial Park was torn apart around them....
Moore library offers art therapy
To offer children a way to communicate their feelings about the recent storms, the Moore Public Library, 225 S. Howard Ave., and the ARC Project will present a come-and-go art therapy session from 9 to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 5 p.m. Friday. ...
Tornado insurance claims top 60,000
Insurance claims filed in response to several May tornadoes jumped to 60,308 on Tuesday, with insurance payments reaching $470,323,299....
Concert to benefit tornado relief
A music complex in Marlow,will host a tornado relief concert featuring 11 country and rock artists at 1 p.m. Saturday. The Coffee Creek Outdoor Music Complex, 5007 N. Highway 81, will host the concert, according to a press release. ...
Journey thanks volunteers
Thousands showed up for a “Day of Thanks” at Journey Church in Norman on Sunday for fun and food. “We just wanted to thank all the volunteers that helped with the disaster relief stuff,” said Beau Davis, first impressions coordinator at ...
Moore church continuing tornado relief effort
MOORE — Ron and Laura Sylvester, members of the Piedmont Nazarene Church, stopped at the Moore Church of the Nazarene to drop off supplies for tornado relief efforts. But after that visit, they’ve “been here ever since,” Sylvester said. ...
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