OKLAHOMA CITY — At 9:03 a.m. Monday, 168 seconds of silence filled the air at the Oklahoma City Bombing Memorial, honoring the 168 lives lost in the bombing 26 years ago to the day.
Norman resident Yves Saintelo is a father, son, husband, counselor and basketball coach, and soon, he’ll be adding “published children’s book author” to his list of accomplishments.
First United Bank has welcomed a fourth-generation Norman native as its new vice president and Spend Life Wisely ambassador, a position from which she’ll work to empower local communities to balance multiple aspects of wellness.
NORMAN — Multiple national guests are attending this year’s Oklahoma City bombing remembrance ceremony to honor the 168 people lost to the act of domestic terrorism 26 years ago.
The Norman City Council will be forced to reconsider its Fiscal Year 2021 budget next week after the Oklahoma Supreme Court upheld a district court ruling that found the city violated the state’s Open Meeting Act.
NORMAN — When the pandemic hit Oklahoma last March, shuttering schools, Morgan Dragg was just a week into her student teaching at Roosevelt Elementary.
NORMAN — A gag order imposed by a judge in a transparency of government lawsuit has precluded Norman City Council members and city staff from speaking to the press about the case.
NORMAN — New quarterly reports out this week show that Rep. Tom Cole lost some of his biggest donors after objecting to the Electoral College certification in January.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, municipalities shuddered at the closure of businesses and cancellation of tourism events in a state whose cities rely solely on sales tax collections. But a look back at the city’s budget shows Norman residents found ways to spend money.
The search has been called off for a missing 50-pound pet Northern Raccoon that escaped while its out-of-state owner was in Norman for work in November.
Oklahoma State University unveiled an esports arena Tuesday in the basement of the Student Union, as the university is working to become the fifth college in the state with a varsity esports program.
As President Joe Biden begins the push to pass his American Jobs Plan the approximately $2.25 trillion infrastructure proposal is getting pushback from Oklahoma’s delegation in Washington, including Congressman Tom Cole.
In its weekly update Wednesday, the Oklahoma State Department of Health reported nearly 600 new COVID-19 cases in Cleveland County over the past week, including 263 new cases in Norman.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Citizen advocates Wednesday said they’re alarmed that a legislative plan that proposes securitizing nearly $4.5 billion in debt from February’s winter storm comes without a thorough, transparent investigation into why the state’s energy supply system failed.
The Cleveland County Sheriff’s Office proactively works to increase traffic safety on roads within Cleveland County by increasing patrols in areas of concern, deploying two speed trailers in trouble spots, partnering with area agencies on special initiatives and through preventative educatio…
Norman Mayor Breea Clark stopped by the Boys and Girls Club of Norman Tuesday as part of a program that lets local professionals educate youth on career options and preparing for the workforce.
In recognition of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, a local non-profit will host a Paws for Consent: Dogs Against Sexual Violence Dog Walk later this month.
The Norman City Council established a nomination committee for an empty ward seat, got an update on a missing persons case and moved forward a proposed Senior Wellness Center during its Tuesday meeting.
The City of Norman has lost an appeal to the Oklahoma Supreme Court in a lawsuit filed by the local Fraternal Order of Police last year.
OKLAHOMA CITY — State health officials Tuesday stopped administering Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine “out of the abundance of caution” as federal regulators revealed rare blood clotting responses in six Americans.
IMMYLabs has cancelled its Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine pods that were scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday due to recommendation from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the US Food and Drug Administration.
The Norman City Council will decide if it will move forward on the proposed Senior Wellness Center, approve a housing development and consider the payment method for expenses related to a missing persons case at its Tuesday night meeting.
This Week's Circulars
Donald Dayne "DAF" Keim, 68, of Norman, passed away Wednesday, April 14, 2021. There are no services scheduled at this time. Condolences may be shared at www.havenbrookfuneralhome.com
Paula Jean Meyer, 66, of Moore passed away 4/16/2021. Visitation, 2PM-4PM, 4/18/2021, Tribute Memorial Care Event Center, 708 24th Ave. NW, Norman. Celebration of Life Service, 10AM, 4/19/2021, Emmaus Baptist Church, 16001 S Western Ave, Oklahoma City. (www.tribute.care) 405.292.4787.
- Search ends for missing 50-pound pet raccoon
- OU women's basketball: Why Jennie Baranczyk left home to become Oklahoma's next head coach
- Oklahoma extends state income tax deadline until June 15
- Horning: As Jennie Baranczyk takes over Sooners, Michael Neal's shadow looms large
- OU women's gymnastic: Anastasia Webb's historic night leads Sooners to NCAA finals
- Norman man indicted on 10 counts after making threats on Parler
- Norman police hire 12; academy underway
- Oklahoma Supreme Court sides with Norman FOP in city's appeal of suit
- County Commissioners to pay $7.3 million for building
- Norman North counselor signs contract to publish children's books