By Richard Mize Real Estate Editor email@example.comGreen is in the eye of the beholder at Village Verde, a deliberately eco-friendly neighborhood at the grassy northwest fringe of Oklahoma City.
For some, it means "country.Read more on NewsOK.com
From staff reportsOklahoma City's fourth water conservation demonstration garden is open at Bluff Creek Park, 4551 W Hefner Road (entrance at 11301 N Meridian).
Stroll through the water conservation demonstration garden and see practical, firsthand examples of Oklahoma-tough plant materials and landscape designs adaptable to home landscapes.
Ray Ridlen, gardening columnThe last several weeks I have observed in the field Asian pear rust. The Master Gardeners have received numerous samples and have answered many phone calls concerning this disease.
From Staff ReportsWARR ACRES
Senior living fair is planned
The Salvation Army Central Oklahoma's senior living fair is set for 9 a.m.Read more on NewsOK.com
By Tim Willert Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.orgState Education Department officials are warning cash-strapped schools to brace for another funding cut before the end of June.
The reductions are projected to be between $13 million and $17 million.Read more on NewsOK.com
FROM STAFF REPORTSSunshine returns to central Oklahoma on Thursday, but showers and thunderstorms are likely to move in Friday, the National Weather Service reports.
There is a 70 percent chance for rain Friday.Read more on NewsOK.com
From Staff ReportsThe Northeast Renaissance Steering Committee, Leadership Oklahoma City's LOYAL Class XI and the Alliance for Economic Development of Oklahoma City will host “oNE OKC: A Northeast Renaissance,” a free event Saturday at Douglass High School's Miller Football Stadium, 900 Martin Luther King Ave.
By Sharon Beuchaw For The OklahomanJONES — Every Easter Sunday, heaping helpings of Eastern European traditions and family history are on the table at Timmie Stewart's house in Jones.
Stewart, 74, baked her first cake at age 6, taught by aunts on her father's side.
By Lindsay Whelchel For The OklahomanMOORE — With the school year coming to a close, Westmoore High School's pom squad can safely say it's been a winning one.
By William Crum Staff Writer email@example.comThe MAPS 3 Citizens Advisory Board is to vote Thursday on plans to buy a sixth streetcar, which will be needed when service begins in about two years on the downtown tram line.
From staff reportsCentral Oklahoma Habitat for Humanity has changed the name of its stores from Renovation Station to Central Oklahoma Habitat ReStore.
They remain as home improvement resale stores that sell donated new and “gently used” furniture, home accessories, building materials and appliances to the public at a fraction of retail price.
From staff reports“oNE OKC: A Northeast Renaissance,” a free outdoor event, will be held Saturday at Douglass High School's Miller Football Stadium.Read more on NewsOK.com
By Nathan Poppe Entertainment Writer firstname.lastname@example.orgMarcus Hummon writes hit songs but just not always for himself.
Hummon is based in Nashville, Tenn., and has written commercially successful hits for Rascal Flatts, the Dixie Chicks, Garth Brooks and a lot more country artists.
By William Crum Staff Writer email@example.comA young woman in shorts, black earbuds in place and riding her skateboard, breezed past the suits and ties Wednesday at Riversport Rapids.
If ever there was a sign the eyes of the world are turning to Oklahoma City, that was it.
By Tim Willert Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.orgShawn Sheehan, Oklahoma's Teacher of the Year for 2016, fell short in his bid to be named the country's top teacher.
Sheehan, 30, who teaches math to teenagers with learning disabilities at Norman High School, was one of four finalists for National Teacher of the Year, which was announced Thursday morning.
From Staff ReportsLibrary will host financial boot camp
NORMAN — Norman Public Library Central will offer the four-session Fiscally Fit Boot Camp at 6 p.m.Read more on NewsOK.com
From Staff ReportsYUKON — The Festival of the Child is set for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Read more on NewsOK.com
FROM STAFF REPORTSNORMAN — Poet and writer Simon J. Ortiz will headline the Language Lives event at the Jacobson House, 609 Chautauqua Ave., starting at 3:30 p.m.Read more on NewsOK.com
FROM STAFF REPORTSStorms and two small tornadoes that moved through northeast Oklahoma County and southern Oklahoma left behind damage to structures including a church in Davis.
By Jane Glenn Cannon Staff Writer email@example.comNames sought for memorial
The city's Parks and Recreation Department is seeking names to include on the Cleveland County Veterans Memorial.Read more on NewsOK.com
By Richard Mize Real Estate Editor firstname.lastname@example.orgThe Department of Housing and Urban Development has given back some of what it took last year from some would-be homebuyers with deferred student loans.
From staff reportsThe listing of the Week is builder's home on a cul-de-sac lot in northwest Edmond's Fallbrook addition.
The 4,188-square-foot home at 3216 Silvercliffe Court has five bedrooms, four baths, two living rooms, two dining areas and an attached four-car garage.Read more on NewsOK.com
By Brandy McDonnell BAM email@example.com NORMAN — Krystal Keith has written a lot of cradle songs over the past year.
“I told my bandleader, ‘We might be touring on a lullaby album this year,' ” she said with a laugh.Read more on NewsOK.com
By Ben Felder Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.orgIn a city that has reinvented itself over the past few decades, northeast Oklahoma City is searching for its own renaissance.
FROM STAFF REPORTSOklahoma City
Woman accused in fatal stabbing
A woman died of stab wounds suffered Wednesday night in south Oklahoma City, and another woman was arrested in connection with her death.Read more on NewsOK.com
From Staff ReportsTo raise awareness for Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City's Center for Safety and Emergency Preparedness will host a kickoff party along with the Oklahoma Highway Safety Office.
From Staff ReportsNORMAN — University Theatre and the School of Dance at the University of Oklahoma will present Contemporary Dance Oklahoma, a mixed-repertoire production featuring the choreographic vision and individual voices of faculty choreographers and guest artists.
By Steve Gust For The OklahomanEDMOND — Robotics competition is flourishing at Edmond's Cimarron Middle School, and the school sent 10 of its 12 VEX Robotics Competition teams to a state meet at Northeastern State University in Tahlequah.
By Matt Patterson Staff Writer email@example.comA man who suffered serious burns in a January natural gas explosion that damaged or destroyed dozens of homes in a northwest Oklahoma City neighborhood is suing Oklahoma Natural Gas claiming the utility was negligent.
From Staff ReportsAn Oklahoma City neurologist is accused in a sexual battery case of committing illicit acts against three women during medical exams.
Dr.Read more on NewsOK.com