Randy Ellis Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.orgThe Oklahoma Department of Human Services is ending its freeze on adding new participants to the child care subsidy program.
The agency will begin accepting new applicants Friday with benefits expected to begin on Aug.Read more on NewsOK.com
By Tiffany GibsonAfter decades of sprawl, Oklahoma City officials know something must change. Business editor Don Mecoy chats with reporter Steve Lackmeyer about his latest project, "Unsustainable," which looks at Oklahoma City's growth and problems stemming from it.
By Henry Dolive For The OklahomanBETHANY — Eldon Lyon Park, in the 7400 block of NW 36 Street, will be the site of Bethany's annual Freedom Festival starting at 10 a.m.Read more on NewsOK.com
By Jane Glenn Cannon Staff Writer email@example.comNORMAN — Between the two of them, Rhonda Hall and Carol Jones have logged 69 years of service to the people of Cleveland County behind the counters of the court clerk's office.
BY JOHN BRANDENBURG For The OklahomanNORMAN — “Experience and Expressions” is the subtitle of an exhibit by “Veterans,” and it fits the naive appeal of much of the work in the show of paintings, photos, sculpture and writing at Firehouse Art Center.
Workers are about halfway done with construction of a railroad bridge at the spot where the new Oklahoma City Boulevard will connect downtown and Bricktown.Read more on NewsOK.com
From Staff ReportsA rescue attempt is under way for eight people, including seven children, trapped on a roller coaster at an Oklahoma City amusement park.
About 4:30 p.m., firefighters were call to Frontier City, 11501 N Interstate 35 Service Road, where the parkgoers were trapped on the Silver Bullet roller coaster, about 100 feet above the ground.
Tiffany GibsonHere's a look at how the Tulsa County State House candidates fared in Tuesday's primary election:
FROM STAFF REPORTSOur studio guests from last night's coverage, Alex Weintz and Cathy Cummings, look at a few takeaways from the primary election.
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From Staff ReportsThe Oklahoma City Dodgers helped Feed the Children kick off its Feed Caravan initiative with an event at the Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark that helped feed 400 Oklahoma City-area families in need.
By Graham Lee Brewer Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.orgHELENA — Power was lost Tuesday at the James Crabtree Correctional Center, and crews hope to fully restore electricity to the prison by Thursday evening.
By Eriech Tapia Staff Writer email@example.comGiving an account of how he is still alive after receiving almost 80 units of blood after being shot, an Oklahoma man joined others in calling for donors to support the cause that saved his life.
By Rachel Williams Durham For The OklahomanIn recent elections, Positive Tomorrows added Steve Foskin, CrossFirst Bank; Jamie Herrera, Oklahoma Department of Commerce; and Kirby Price, Heritage Feeders, to its board of directors.
From Staff ReportsWEATHERFORD — Tech Trek, a summer camp designed to inspire girls entering the eighth grade to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and math, was held recently at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford.
From Staff ReportsChess Club welcomes players
The Challengers Chess Club meets Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays in various Oklahoma City locations.Read more on NewsOK.com
By Kyle Schwab Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.orgA former Edmond elementary school bus driver sentenced Wednesday to 35 years in prison for molesting a 7-year-old boy said his “attraction to young boys” was God's doing.
Tiffany GibsonHere's a look at how the Tulsa County State Senate candidates fared in Tuesday's primary election:
Tiffany GibsonHere's a look at how the Oklahoma County State House candidates fared in Tuesday's primary election:
FROM STAFF REPORTSEDMOND -- A power outage is affecting a number of customers in Edmond, according to reports.
The outage was reported shortly before 6 a.m.Read more on NewsOK.com
From Staff ReportsClubs and organizations
•James Wall won the district level competition of the Toastmasters International Speech Contest, representing Oklahoma District 16.Read more on NewsOK.com
From Staff ReportsARDMORE — Authorities are investigating after a prisoner was found dead Thursday in the Carter County jail.
About 2 a.m., jailers found the inmate, whose name has not yet been released, unresponsive in a cell where he was the only occupant.Read more on NewsOK.com
By Bill Kramer For The OklahomanEL RENO — For the second time in three years, Canadian Valley Technology Center Superintendent Greg Winters has been named District 20 Oklahoma Association of School Administrators superintendent of the year.
From Staff ReportsEducation
Young Democrats Allyson Kelton, of Mustang, and Parker Strubhar, of Piedmont, are the 2016 winners of $500 scholarships awarded by the Canadian County Democrats.
The scholarships are named in honor of the late county vice chairman Robert “Bob” Burton, who encouraged young Democrats to become active in the party, according to a news release.
From Staff ReportsMIDWEST CITY — Rock Out Cancer will hold its first 5k run and walk July 16 at the Landing Zone, 8720 SE 15.
Participant check-in will be from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m.Read more on NewsOK.com
By Diana Baldwin Staff Writer email@example.comEDMOND — Rain on the second evening of LibertyFest celebrations forced people to get out the rain gear and umbrellas for a short time last weekend.
By Tim Willert Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.orgPreliminary reading test figures show that 74 percent of third-graders in the Oklahoma City school district qualify for promotion to the fourth grade, according to the state Education Department.
Tiffany GibsonHere's a look at how the Oklahoma County State Senate candidates fared in Tuesday's primary election:
By Graham Lee Brewer Staff Writer email@example.comHOMINY — The Dick Conner Correctional Center will likely be without water until next week, according to the Oklahoma Department of Corrections.
The prison lost running water Saturday, when a water line broke.Read more on NewsOK.com
By Adam Wilmoth Energy Editor firstname.lastname@example.orgDallas-based Energy Transfer Equity on Wednesday ended its effort to buy Tulsa-based Williams Cos.Read more on NewsOK.com
By Kay Hunt For The OklahomanMidwest City moves forward with Original Mile plan
MIDWEST CITY — The City Council recently approved an agenda item that will allow the Community Development Department and the Original Mile Reinvestment Committee to move forward with plans for the area's redevelopment efforts.