By Brianna Bailey Business Writer firstname.lastname@example.org The Oklahoma-based Iowa Tribe has a deal to invest $10 million in a Florida software company for the launch of an international gaming website.
By Tim Willert Staff Writer email@example.comThe recent filing period for school board candidates in 18 Oklahoma County school districts attracted 33 hopefuls, including 11 seeking three seats on the board representing Oklahoma City Public Schools.
By Diana Baldwin Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.orgEDMOND — Property owners near a proposed housing development with 379 houses, apartments and townhouses, southeast of Danforth Road and Interstate 35, made it clear this week that they don't want a large housing addition in their neighborhood because of the added traffic.
FROM STAFF REPORTSNORMAN — Richard L. Cifelli, University of Oklahoma curator of vertebrate paleontology at the Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History, was given the Joseph T. Gregory Award for outstanding service to the welfare of the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology.
From Staff ReportsMembers of the Putnam City School Board has approved an increase in salary for district employees.
The increase, which averages about a 1.2 percent, is retroactive.Read more on NewsOK.com
By Steve Gust For The OklahomanMULHALL — Oklahoma City's National Reining Horse Association Futurity draws thousands of spectators and participants every year, and it lured at least one person to move here.
Recent major sales in Oklahoma County totaled more than $29 million, according to deeds released from County Clerk Carolynn Caudill's Office.Read more on NewsOK.com
From Staff ReportsOKLAHOMA CITY
'Catmas' promotion funds 100 free adoptions
The Central Oklahoma Humane Society announced its 12 Days of Catmas promotion sponsored by the Petco Foundation, continuing through Dec.Read more on NewsOK.com
By William Crum Staff Writer email@example.comOklahoma City budget officials say they expect the decline in sales tax revenue that is driving budget cuts and workforce reductions to ease in the second half of the fiscal year.
From Staff ReportsSAYRE — A Nevada man jailed in the November death of a Sayre man was hospitalized Wednesday with life-threatening injuries after being beaten by a fellow inmate, the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation reported.
By Josh Dulaney Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.orgTalk quickly turns to tamales when Edgar Argueta considers the differences between Hispanic groups who call Oklahoma home.
The 64-year-old property owner prefers tamales wrapped in plantain leaves, like the kind he ate in his native Guatemala nearly 40 years ago.
By Juliana Keeping Staff Writer email@example.comMegan Conner did not go to work expecting to make a connection that would change her life.
Conner had been working for her dad, who operates the North Pole Adventure, a sprawling Christmas experience at the southwest corner of Plaza Mayor at the Crossroads on Oklahoma City's southside.
From Staff ReportsEDMOND — The Edmond Library reopened this week after a four-week closure for remodeling.
The library now features a new lobby with six self-check machines and flexible and user-friendly furnishings.Read more on NewsOK.com
From Staff ReportsThe Oklahoma History Center held its third annual Deck the Halls, which focused on traditional gift bringers from around the world.
Visitors had the opportunity on Dec.Read more on NewsOK.com
FROM STAFF REPORTS•Bethany Animal Control Shelter, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Read more on NewsOK.com
FROM STAFF REPORTSNorman Police set to host Coffee with Cop
NORMAN — The Norman Police Department will host its next Coffee with a Cop from 7:30 to 9 a.m.Read more on NewsOK.com
By Diana Baldwin Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.orgMayoral race set
Mayor Charles Lamb drew an opponent for the April 4 Edmond municipal election.Read more on NewsOK.com
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Cleveland County and the city of Norman have joined together in seeking grant funding to support several infrastructure projects throughout Norman and Cleveland County.Read more on NewsOK.com
From Staff ReportsEDMOND — A motorcyclist died Friday after striking a dump truck and falling under its wheels, according to police.
At about 3 p.m., the unidentified motorcycle driver was headed north on Coltrane Avenue and was making an eastbound turn onto Second Street when he struck a dump truck that was traveling east on Second Street, said Jennifer Wagnon, Edmond police spokeswoman.
APOKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The U.S. Marshals Service says authorities in Mexico have arrested an Oklahoma man who's been missing for nearly two years after an arrest warrant was issued on sexual abuse charges.
By Brianna Bailey Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.org As an impaired driving liaison for the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, it's Trooper Chris Liles job to discern if an impaired driver has had too much to drink or is under the influence of some different kind of cocktail.
By Chris Casteel Washington Bureau email@example.comWASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate gave final passage Saturday to a water projects bill that includes a historic water rights settlement among Oklahoma City, the state of Oklahoma and the Choctaw and Chickasaw nations.
From Staff ReportsSEILING — A Gage man died early Saturday morning after a wreck on a Dewey County road, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported.
About 1:35 a.m., Jackie L. Bromlow, 55, was driving a tractor-trailer east on a county road, about eight miles southeast of Seiling.Read more on NewsOK.com
FROM STAFF REPORTSNORMAN — Children got to turn over their wish lists and have breakfast with Santa Claus at the 8th annual Breakfast with Santa sponsored by Norman Addiction Information Center.
By Thomas Maupin For The OklahomanMOORE — No word on a white Christmas, but the day will be greener for Moore city employees.
Members of the city council approved this week a $50 Christmas stipend for city employees.Read more on NewsOK.com
By Randy Ellis Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.orgAs many as 69,000 Oklahoma Pikepass customers may have received improper overcharges on their November billing statements due to what Oklahoma Turnpike Authority officials are describing as a “time sync error.”
Steps to correct the mistakes already have been taken and December billing statements should reflect the corrected charges, said Jack Damrill, Oklahoma Turnpike Authority spokesman.
By Brianna Bailey Staff Writer email@example.com The Oklahoma Alcoholic Beverage Laws Enforcement Commission plans to ask for an additional $1 million increase in funding from the Oklahoma Legislature next year in anticipation of a glut of new licenses for beer and wine sales.
By Tim Willert Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.orgCapitol Hill High School sophomore Diana Saucedo took one look at the tiny Lee Elementary students arriving for Friday's annual Christmas party and flashed back to the day when she was one of them.
By Maegan Dunn For The OklahomanThe Salvation Army is extending the deadline to return angel tags and gifts to the Angel Trees at Penn Square and Quail Springs Malls to 7 p.m.Read more on NewsOK.com
FROM STAFF REPORTSA man was found dead in a house fire in northeast Oklahoma City on Thursday night, firefighters report.
The fire was in a house at 1513 NE 29 that did not have working utilities, according to a fire department news release.