The featured composer at the annual Martin Luther King Day concert hopes his music performed Monday night resonates in present day as well and commemorates the life and accomplishments of the civil rights leader.
Norman Public Schools will again pivot several grades and school sites to remote learning Tuesday after the extended weekend, citing staff absences due to COVID-19.
Norman’s fire truck situation is not as bleak as may have been implied and understood at the Jan. 7 Fraternal Order of Police mayoral candidate forum, the city fire chief said.
A longtime Normanite turns 100 years old Tuesday, and while much has obviously changed since she first moved to town 83 years ago, her love for the community, football at the University of Oklahoma and her family continues to keep her young at heart.
Norman’s newest coffee shop has opened on Main Street, marking an Oregon-based drink stop’s first location in Cleveland County and seventh in Oklahoma.
A Norman interior design and furniture store brought home a special designation from a national awards ceremony for the industry earlier this month.
The marquee speaker at Saturday’s Cleveland County GOP Banquet, Utah Sen. Mike Lee, said the country is living under tyranny at the moment and claimed President Joe Biden is acting like a king, citing his recently struck-down vaccine mandate for private employers.
With the filibuster at the focal point of both parties in the Senate, Oklahoma’s junior Sen. James Lankford has sought to preserve it, even as Democrats say keeping it intact could lead to the end of democracy.
The unprecedented demand for COVID-19 testing is straining hospital services that were already stretched thin from the pandemic.
As a new surge of COVID-19 cases closes schools and hospitalizations spike, Oklahoma candidates for office and public officials continue to spread inaccurate information.
The Norman Planning Commission approved a rezoning request for a downtown historical landmark at a monthly meeting Thursday.
Sen. Tom Dugger (R-Stillwater) introduced two bills ahead of the 2022 legislative session that could affect how Oklahomans get records through the Oklahoma Open Records Act, including doubling the cost of paper copies and limiting who can make requests.
OKLAHOMA CITY — The head of the state’s most powerful gun lobby must be removed from his post after he made incendiary and threatening remarks aimed at politicians who don’t agree with his views, a powerful Republican state senator said.
Joshua Zekiah Boserman, 39, of Norman was charged Wednesday with robbery with a firearm in connection with an incident at a Walmart in south Oklahoma City.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Some lawmakers Thursday questioned the wisdom of having an educator advocacy day at the Capitol as growing numbers of schools closed because of staffing shortages and COVID-19 case numbers soared.
Norman reported its highest weekly COVID-19 case count in over a year on Wednesday, recording nearly 2,500 new COVID cases over the past week.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma’s top education appointee is facing backlash after critics said he made a “insulting” and divisive social media post that accused educators of acting out of fear, not necessity, when deciding to close schools.
Norman Public Schools will become one of multiple metro-area districts canceling school and moving to remote learning this week as COVID-related absences take a toll on staff and students.
While voter turnout for recent state and national elections is high in Norman, the city’s voters have a much lower turnout for local elections like the upcoming city council and mayoral races — something the local election board hopes to see change this season.
The Moore Chamber of Commerce looks to recognize the achievements of local leaders and businesses with an inaugural award mixer next month, and they need the community’s help with nominations.
The United Way of Norman is offering up to $10,000 for an area nonprofit of its choosing that addresses a community need.
The highly contagious omicron variant has arrived in Oklahoma, causing COVID-19 case numbers to surge and renewingconcerns that hospitals will become overwhelmed.
OKLAHOMA CITY — A state lawmaker wants to allow tribes to offer sports betting for the first time in casinos in a bid to bolster public school funding and legalize a multi-million dollar underground industry.
This Week's Circulars
Cristina Cayago Nunn, 73, of Norman, died January 13, 2022. Visitation: 12:00-4:00pm, Thursday, January 20th, at Moore Funeral Home and Cremation-Moore. Funeral service: 6:00pm, Thursday, January 20th, at funeral home. Interment: 11:00am, Friday January 21st, at Moore City Cemetery. www.moor…
Roy G. Millsap, 78, of Norman, passed away January 17, 2022. Visitation: 6:00-8:00pm, Friday, January 21st, at Havenbrook Funeral Home-Norman. Funeral Service: 2:00pm, Saturday, January 22nd, at the funeral home, and via live-stream link on Roy's tribute page at www.havenbrookfuneralhome.com.