FROM STAFF REPORTSNORMAN — Kesha is a 4-year-old, dachshund mix available at Second Chance Animal Sanctuary, 4500 24th Ave.Read more on NewsOK.com
By Jennifer McClintock For The OklahomanThe Oklahoma City Parks and Recreation Department will offer several fall break day camps this season, with opportunities for Halloween fun, sports and general recreation.
Haunted Holiday Day Camp
The Haunted Holiday Camp at the Northwest Optimist Center, 3301 NW Grand Blvd., is for campers ages 6 to 17.Read more on NewsOK.com
FROM STAFF REPORTSNORMAN — David M. Parsons, the 2011 Texas poet laureate, will read from his work at 2 p.m. Sunday at The Depot, 200 S Jones Ave.Read more on NewsOK.com
From staff reportsLand sales
Recent major sales in Oklahoma County totaled more than $51 million, according to deeds released from County Clerk Carolynn Caudill's Office.Read more on NewsOK.com
From Staff ReportsThe Dialogue Institute will host a luncheon focusing on the topic "Islam's Jesus" at 11:30 a.m. Monday at the Raindrop Turkish House, 4444 N Classen.
Zeki Saritoprak, Ph.Read more on NewsOK.com
By RICK M. GREEN Capitol Bureau firstname.lastname@example.orgRepublican presidential candidate Ben Carson is coming to Edmond on Oct. 21 for a book-signing event at the Mardel store.
Carson, who has been near the top of national polls as he runs for the Republican nomination, will be signing copies of his book, “A More Perfect Union.”
William CrumSales tax revenue fell this month in Oklahoma City, reflecting persistent weakness in oil and gas.
The city received $18.3 million for the general fund on Friday.
That is down 2.6 percent from October 2014 and well short of the 0.6 percent year-over-year growth that was anticipated.
FROM STAFF REPORTSHeaded to Texas to watch the Red River Rivalry game? Or maybe just hanging around Oklahoma City this weekend?Read more on NewsOK.com
The Westboro Baptist Church made an appearance this morning at Norman's National Weather Center to protest weather science, meteorology and homosexuality.Read more on NewsOK.com
From Staff ReportsThe Oklahoma Historical Society has joined the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities in celebrating a milestone for Chronicling America, a free, searchable database of historic U.S.
From Staff ReportsOklahoma City police Sgt. Shawn Byrne has received the John Carion Unsung Hero Award.
Byrne, an Oklahoma Law Enforcement Torch Run committee member, received the award during the recent Law Enforcement Torch Run International
Conference, according to a news release.
From Staff ReportsMIDWEST CITY — Choirs from Del City, Putnam City North, Chandler and Midwest City high schools participated in the second annual choral festival at Rose State College.
The choral festival began last year to celebrate the anniversary of "The Star-Spangled Banner" and this year celebrated American Indian culture through song and dance.
From Staff ReportsNORMAN — The Cleveland County CROP Walk to Stop Hunger will bring together hundreds of people from faith groups, businesses and organizations Oct.Read more on NewsOK.com
By Richard Mize Real Estate Editor email@example.comWith perfect timing for OU-Texas weekend, Marianne Lewis, a public relations specialist in San Antonio, caught my attention with a cool tale about architect Bruce Bockus of Bockus Payne Associates.
By Kyle Schwab Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.orgEDMOND — An Edmond man was arrested Friday after he pretended to be a CIA officer assigned to patrol an Edmond high school, officials said.
By Matt Patterson Staff Writer email@example.comYUKON — Thumbing through his weathered scrapbook the memories come flooding back for Phil Bornemann.
The photos of Bornemann, now 70, and others show young men eager to see a place that might as well have been on Mars.
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
A company that built a granite Ten Commandments monument that was removed from the Oklahoma Capitol grounds under a court order said Tuesday it still hasn't been paid for its work, The Associated Press reports.
By William Crum Staff Writer email@example.comA time out is being called in the drive to curb panhandling in Oklahoma City.
Ward 6 Councilwoman Meg Salyer said Thursday that consideration of a measure to restrict access to the medians of streets would be deferred until at least Dec.Read more on NewsOK.com
BY JENNIFER PALMER Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.orgTULSA — A driver serving 24 years in prison for an icy Christmas Eve wreck in 2009 received an unexpected opportunity for release Thursday.
Tulsa County District Judge James Caputo stayed the sentence of Steven Wade Jameson, 25, and granted him a $60,000 bond.Read more on NewsOK.com
From Staff ReportsSeason's final Heard on Hurd is near
EDMOND — Ending a successful first full season, Citizens Bank of Edmond's Heard on Hurd returns for the last time this year on Oct.Read more on NewsOK.com
From Staff ReportsMOORE — Serve Moore's Play to Renew volleyball tournament on Oct. 17 is designed to raise awareness and money for disaster relief and community renewal efforts across the Oklahoma City metro area.
From Staff ReportsEDMOND — Edmond Electric and Edmond Water Resources hosted a free open house Thursday at the Cross Timbers Public Service Center that offered something for everyone.
The local event is held in conjunction with National Public Power Week.
From Staff ReportsARDMORE
Foresters group plans park event
“Walk in the Forest” is set for 8 a.m.Read more on NewsOK.com
By Robert Medley Staff Writer email@example.comSgt. John Townsend will receive a purple heart award from the Oklahoma City Fraternal Order of Police on Monday night.
On Feb.Read more on NewsOK.com
By Kyle Schwab Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.orgAn Oklahoma City woman accused of torturing and terrorizing her 7-year-old granddaughter was ordered to trial Friday.
Geneva S. Robinson, 50, was charged in January in Oklahoma County District Court with multiple counts of child abuse for allegedly hitting, kicking, scratching, whipping and burning one of her grandchildren.
By Graham Lee Brewer Staff Writer email@example.comMedical examiner reports on five men executed in Oklahoma in 2014 and 2013 show no indication of a recent drug mix-up that has led to a halt on all lethal injections in the state.
BY STEVE LACKMEYER firstname.lastname@example.orgRead more on NewsOK.com
FROM STAFF REPORTSThere is a chance for rain with cooler temperatures in central Oklahoma Friday, the National Weather Service reports.
But temperatures in the 90s are in the forecast for Sunday.
From Staff ReportsWOODWARD
Walk to Fight Suicide set
The Walk to Fight Suicide is set for noon Saturday at the George Goetziner Walking Trails.Read more on NewsOK.com