Science supports school mask mandate
The lone trackhoe operator working on the southwest corner of Main Street and Berry Road may not know the history of the sacred ground he’s been scraping for the last few weeks.
Today marks the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the twin towers of New York’s World Trade Center, the doomed flight that impacted a field in Shanksville, Pennsylvania and the attack on the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia — just across the Potomac River from Washington DC.
Students in Norman’s McKinley and Lincoln Elementary schools and their parents should start preparing now for the centennial celebrations in fall 2022.
Many years ago, I interviewed former Gov. Raymond Gary by phone, and in the course of the conversation, I asked him what he considered his greatest achievement as governor of Oklahoma. Without hesitation, he answered, “The peaceful de-segregation of the public schools in Oklahoma.”
As it makes its way through central and southern Oklahoma, it’s easy to recognize the Heartland Flyer is more tourist train than viable mode of transportation.
Longtime restaurateur Hal Smith came to OU in hopes of leaving with a law degree. He had some lawyers in his family and thought that would be a worthwhile career.
This Week's Circulars
Roy Neher, age 69, passed away on September 9th. He is survived by his soul mate of 40 years Kathy, his son Eric, his daughter Kestra and six grandchildren. He enjoyed music, playing his guitar, singing and writing songs. He spent his whole life loving and observing nature. He self-taught hi…
Edell "Marie" Garver, 86, of Norman, passed away on September 19, 2021. Graveside services will be 1:00 pm Wednesday, September 22, 2021 at the Noble IOOF Cemetery. Directed by McMahans Funeral Home of Noble.
Meredith Ann Ward, 86, Norman, passed away September 19, 2021. A graveside service will be held at 2:00 PM, Wednesday, September 22nd at IOOF Cemetery, Norman. Online condolences may be shared at www.tribute.care.