By SHELIA STOGSDILL For The OklahomanGROVE — A man working on a private dock on Grand Lake apparently fell in the water and drowned, authorities said.
Joshua Gooding, 22, of Grove, was working with a construction company on the Honey Creek arm of the lake when he fell into the waters on Friday afternoon, Grand River Dam Authority spokesman Justin Alberty said Saturday.
From Staff ReportsEDMOND — Children ages 4 to 7 spent part of this week participating in the Edmond Fire Department's Children's Safety Challenge.
The purpose of the safety challenge was to provide children with information that could save their lives.
From Staff ReportsMOORE — Children participated in a "Build Your Brain" event at Moore Public Library.
During the exercise designed to stimulate minds, children played with Legos and learned about building games with the Osmo gaming system.
FROM STAFF REPORTSNorman surveys consumer confidence
NORMAN — The city's water utility customers will receive an insert in their utilities bill this month with a link to the online version of the 2015 Consumer Confidence Report for the Norman Water System.Read more on NewsOK.com
By Jaclyn Cosgrove Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.orgOver the past six months, the Oklahoma City VA Medical Center has made progress in the quality of health care it delivers to veterans, a VA official said Friday.
From Staff ReportsA heat alert is still active, and Oklahoma City reached its first 100-degree day since August 2015 on Friday.
The National Weather Service confirmed the temperature as the highest this year and second- highest recorded since a 101 degree reading on Aug.Read more on NewsOK.com
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Hollywood star Matt Damon was in town Thursday for a screening of the latest Jason Bourne film to benefit the Oklahoma Kidz Charities Foundation.
FROM STAFF REPORTSENID -- Two men died in a small airplane crash Thursday, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports.
About 6:45 p.m.Read more on NewsOK.com
From staff reportsMcRoof.us recently partnered with the Oklahoma City Dodgers give away a roof.
Baseball fans had until June 24 to submit nominations of 800 words or less via okcdodgers.com.
From staff reportsOklahoma City
Miller Tippens Construction, 3401 SW 104, bank, erect, $1,600,000.
J.R. Bowers Jr.Read more on NewsOK.com
From Staff ReportsEDMOND — "Noah: Don't Miss the Boat" was the theme of vacation Bible school at Edmond's New Hope Church of Christ.
Children enjoyed a visit from birds, snakes and other animals from Extreme Animals.
FROM STAFF REPORTSNORMAN — Nearly 40 teens are spending a month of their summer delving into the rhythms and lyrics that are classically Stephen Sondheim in his epic fairy tale about wishes, family and the choices we make.
From Staff ReportsCHOCTAW
Choctaw High School class of 1959, monthly breakfast, first Wednesday, Dixie Diner, 11201 NE 23, Nicoma Park.Read more on NewsOK.com
From staff reportsLand sales
Recent major sales in Oklahoma County totaled more than $69 million, according to deeds released from County Clerk Carolynn Caudill's office.Read more on NewsOK.com
From Staff ReportsNOBLE — A 4-month-old girl is on life support and the owner of a Noble day care center has been arrested, accused of child abuse.
Melissa Clark, 45, was arrested Friday by Noble police and Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation special agents.Read more on NewsOK.com
From Staff ReportsThe westbound Interstate 40 ramp to westbound Interstate 44 and the westbound off-ramp of I-44 to SW 15 are closed due to an oil spill.
Oklahoma City fire crews were called out to the spill just before 12:20 p.m.Read more on NewsOK.com
The Oklahoma City Zoo is looking for help naming its latest addition, a female California sea lion born June 25 to mom Pearl and dad Xander.
The pups parents were both rescues.Read more on NewsOK.com
By Dyrinda Tyson For The Oklahoman email@example.comEDMOND — The neighborhood taking shape near the intersection of Danforth Road and Santa Fe Avenue represents more than just a new development for Larry and Vicki Toombs.
By Ray RidlenDuring the past few weeks, the first generation of fall webworms has already become noticeable in Oklahoma.
Even though this pest occurs every year, heavy infestations aren't really all that regular.Read more on NewsOK.com
By Jane Glenn Cannon Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.orgStormwater utility vote to be discussed at meetings
City council members will hold meetings in their wards to provide information about the stormwater utility on the ballot for an Aug.Read more on NewsOK.com
From Staff ReportsOklahoma City residents adopted more than 220 dogs and cats during an event Saturday that was so successful it left the shelter without a single adoptable pet, officials said.
From Staff ReportsRiversport Adventures at Lake Overholser offers zip lining, a climbing wall, bike rentals, kayaking, pedal boats, a stunt jump, a playground and stand-up paddleboarding.
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From Staff ReportsEDMOND — Enrollment is open for Edmond Fine Arts Institute fall sessions, for people interested in discovering, creating and performing in one or more classes designed to bring out the creative side of children and adults.
By Richard Mize Real Estate Editor email@example.comPull your boots on and your hat down low for another mortgage refi rodeo — for those who have the entry fee: the home equity and credit to ride.
By Daisy Creager Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.orgEmma Sitzman pushes her brown leather boot into the stirrup, the spur clinking. She pulls herself onto an elegant Arabian horse, Rico, removes red and black gloves from her pocket and secures a walkie-talkie to her belt.
BY STEVE LACKMEYER email@example.comThe Oklahoman's Steve Lackmeyer took questions from readers in today's OKC Central Live Chat.Read more on NewsOK.com
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From staff reportsThe Listing of the Week is a home in north Oklahoma City reconfigured inside and out for handicapped accessibility.
The 1,548-square-foot split-level brick home at 1311 Carlisle Court has four bedrooms, two baths, two living areas, one dining area and an attached single-car garage.Read more on NewsOK.com
By Richard Mize Real Estate Editor firstname.lastname@example.orgSome people are surprised to find out that watching reality television is not one of my pastimes — certainly not reality TV about housing or real estate.
By Supriya Sridhar Staff Writer email@example.comIzabella Valdez came to mariachi camp for two reasons: her mom told her to, and she wanted to learn how to play guitar.
Learning more about the Mexican style of music and culture wasn't the main draw for her.Read more on NewsOK.com