Two more candidates filed for local school board races Wednesday.
Chad Vice, former owner and now managing partner of operations at Havenbrook Funeral Home, filed for the Norman Office No. 4 position. Ann Jones filed for the Office No. 4 office in Little Axe.
The Norman North High School Marching Band will represent the state of Oklahoma in the 2013 Pearl Harbor Memorial Parade in Honolulu, Hawaii, December 7, 2013. The band departs for Hawaii on Thursday, Dec. 5 and returns the morning of Dec. 9.
The Downtown Parking lot at Gray Street and Peters Avenue will have long-term parking spaces available Jan. 1.
Moore Medical Center’s temporary facility opened at noon today and served patients this afternoon, according to hospital officials.
Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops was late returning to Norman Monday due to fog and said he hadn't been able to talk to the medical staff about injuries before meeting with reporters.
However, defensive coordinator Mike Stoops insinuated he expects cornerback Aaron Colvin, who was limited in the Sooners' last game by a shoulder injury, to play against Oklahoma State Saturday.
The filing period for Board of Education Members opened Monday morning and three persons had filed by mid-afternoon.
As of now, the following individuals have declared candidacy: Max D. Venard for Moore Norman Technology Center No. 17, Zone 4, Office No. 4; Paul W. Garrett for Lexington School District No. I-57, Office No. 4; and Rodney Barrett for Noble School District No. I-40, Office No. 4.
Spoiler is a dirty word around the Switzer Center as they prepare to face No. 6 Oklahoma State at 11 a.m. Saturday at Pickens Stadium.
“That may be the lowest form of motivation that a competitor may have,” OU coach Bob Stoops said Monday. “So that has nothing to do with how we approach the game whatsoever. That’s a very low form of motivation.”
Gov. Mary Fallin is warning state agency heads to look for ways to save money amid more than $60 million in mandatory spending increases on health care and reports of lackluster collections to the state’s general revenue fund.
Fallin said Monday the state will need to make up $60 million in federal matching funds next year for Oklahoma’s Medicaid program as a result of an increase in the state’s per-capita income.
Cleveland County Commissioners on Monday approved a contract with a Kansas-based company to build a new county Website.
Civic Plus, of Manhattan, Ks., will be paid $74,740 for the project development and deployment and an additional $11,657 annually for upgrades, maintenance, support and hosting.
It’s become a predictable routine at Matt Pryor’s insurance agency: An earthquake rumbles through Oklahoma, rattling dishes and nerves. Then the phones light up with calls and text messages from desperate residents asking if it’s too late to buy a policy to cover any damage.