FROM STAFF REPORTSMore than 1,200 homes and businesses in Oklahoma City were without power Saturday afternoon, officials reported.
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By Carla Hinton, Religion Editor“On Sunday, the choosing of the hats begins.”
— “Crowns: Portraits of Black Women in Church Hats”
MIDWEST CITY — Some sported beads and bows, while others were simply floppy or fabulously flamboyant.
2015 economic abstract released
EDMOND — The Edmond Economic Development Authority has released the 2015 Edmond Economic Abstract.Read more on NewsOK.com
By Adam Wilmoth, Energy EditorThe oil price drop over the past eight months has slowed the energy industry and created uncertainty throughout the oil patch.
Companies throughout the industry have slashed budgets, delayed projects and are watching closely to see how long the downturn will last.
BY TIM WILLERT, Staff WriterStudents at Fairview Elementary in the Moore school district put their creativity to the test Thursday night, hoping to become better readers in the process.
About 160 kids — some with help from classmates or family members — demonstrated reading comprehension through colorful displays that showcased book characters, plots, conflicts and resolutions.
By Josh Wallace, Staff WriterThe Myriad Botanical Gardens is about to undergo some noticeable changes on the grounds.
Work will begin Monday to replace 48 Shantung/Norway hybrid maples that have been afflicted by southwest winter injury, an irreversible disease, spokeswoman Christine Eddington said Friday.
FROM STAFF REPORTSAthletes, coaches and fans will return to the Oklahoma City Community College Aquatic Center next week for the 2015 National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving National Championships.
BY TIM FALL, For The OklahomanAndrea McMillan was a tenured art teacher with Oklahoma City Public Schools, but as enrollment and budgets decreased, she was bounced from school to school, year after year.
By SEAN MURPHYOKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A group of supporters formed a makeshift greeting line to escort Muslims into the Oklahoma state Capitol for Friday’s first-ever Muslim Day as a smaller group of protesters heckled participants as they arrived.
FROM STAFF REPORTSA woman is accused of threatening a man with a pocket knife after he held a door open for her to enter a store and made a sarcastic remark, Oklahoma City police reported.
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Road closes for construction
NORMAN — Cedar Lane Road between 12th Avenue SE and U.S. 77 is temporarily closed while Duit Construction Co., under contract with the state Transportation Department, works on the roadway from 500 feet west of the railroad tracks to U.S.
Oklahoma ties: Leonard Nimoy
The late Leonard Nimoy visited Oklahoma multiple times, most recently for the 2009 Trek Expo in Tulsa.
In his first title role, 1952’s “Kid Monk Baroni,” Nimoy starred with Mona Knox, who was born in Chickasha.Read more on NewsOK.com
By Adam Wilmoth, Energy EditorOklahoma City businessman and philanthropist Jackie Cooper died Friday. He was 82.
Cooper founded Jackie Cooper BMW and Jackie Cooper Electronics, but perhaps was best known for his effort to raise money for HIV/AIDS care.
By Diana Baldwin, Staff WriterEDMOND — People who try to go to the polls Tuesday after reading a postcard urging them to vote for Ward 2 candidate Mike Fightmaster are going to find them closed.
Heritage Society seeks honorees
The Oklahoma Higher Education Heritage Society is seeking nominations of individuals, living or deceased, who deserve recognition for outstanding service to higher education in Oklahoma.Read more on NewsOK.com
By Matt Patterson, Staff WriterAn Oklahoma City Boy Scout troop that lost two of its trailers to thieves this month is getting back on its feet thanks to an anonymous donor.
FROM STAFF REPORTS1 p.m. A winter weather advisory has been issued Friday afternoon for much of east, southeast and south central Oklahoma.Read more on NewsOK.com
By Matt Dinger, Staff WriterIt took a jury only 15 minutes on Friday to convict a man of stabbing to death his ex-girlfriend, who was the mother of his child, at the downtown Oklahoma City bus station.
FROM STAFF REPORTSWinter weather advisories were issued Saturday morning for all counties in Oklahoma.
An advisory for central and western Oklahoma, including the Oklahoma City metro area, remains in effect until 6 p.m.Read more on NewsOK.com
Champion Hotels, 3151 Northwest Expressway, hotel-motel, erect, $7,000,000.
Lambrecht Construction LLC, 6424 SW 104, residence, supplement, $1,645,962.
Pinion Construction Inc., 10625 NW 4, office-warehouse, erect, $1,120,000.
Timbercraft Homes LLC, 613 NW 176, duplex, erect, $710,000.
By Betty Jane Garrett, For The OklahomanCasady School’s Junior Classical League Chapter participated in a certamen (quiz bowl) event at Edmond North High School.Read more on NewsOK.com
Event to honor college students
The All Oklahoma Team — 40 of Oklahoma’s brightest two-year college students — will be recognized in a ceremony Monday in the fourth-floor rotunda of the state Capitol.Read more on NewsOK.com
Injured officer offers thanks
The Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve on Friday presented Edmond Police Chief Bob Ricks with the Patriot Award.Read more on NewsOK.com
FROM STAFF REPORTSNORMAN — Pulitzer Prize-winning historians and authors Alan Taylor and Timothy Egan will headline the University of Oklahoma’s “Teach-In on The Western Frontier,” a full day of events that are open to the public.
By Silas Allen, Staff WriterOklahomans can expect another round of snow and ice to pass through Saturday.
Forecasters predict every part of the state will see winter weather Saturday, with snow likely in the northern half of the state and snow mixed with sleet and freezing rain in the south.
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FROM STAFF REPORTSGUTHRIE — Logan County officials are searching for a woman and her infant son.
Detective Greg Valencia said Friday that Nicole Kerschner, 26, gave birth to a boy on Feb.Read more on NewsOK.com
BY STEVE LACKMEYER firstname.lastname@example.orgThe Oklahoman's Steve Lackmeyer took questions from readers in today's OKC Central Live Chat.Read more on NewsOK.com