NORMAN — Jane Kimbrough, branch manager at the Blanchard Public Library, is retiring after 40 years. The library will honor Kimbrough at a retirement reception from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Jane Kimbrough Community Room of the library, 205 NE 10th St.
Okie Stompers take gold in clogging competition
The Grand Lake Clogging Competition was hosted June 7-8, and six of the Okie Stompers from Norman participated in the competition....
Applications available for senior farmers nutrition program
Aging Services Inc. has applications available for the Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program. The program is designed to allow eligible seniors to visit the Norman Farmers’ Market and shop for fresh, locally grown vegetables and fruits. ...
How to spot and prevent senior financial fraud
Dear Savvy Senior, Can you offer some tips on protecting seniors from financial scams? My neighbor’s elderly mother was recently swindled out of $10,000 and I want to make sure my own mother is protected....
Tornado victims with disabilities can apply for employment assistance
Staff from the Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services will be available from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday at the disaster relief location at Little Axe Elementary School, 2000 168th Ave. NE in Norman, to take applications from people ...
Hollywood helps spark awareness of political power in Latino community
Rosario Dawson couldn’t have been more excited Jan. 20, the eve of President Barack Obama’s inauguration. The New York City-born actress and activist was decked out in a sequined party dress and surrounded by fans at one of the ...
Hands-free texting still distracting for drivers
WASHINGTON — Using voice commands to send text messages and emails from behind the wheel, which is marketed as a safer alternative for drivers, actually is more distracting and dangerous than simply talking on a cellphone, a new AAA study ...
Saggy pants forbidden on boardwalk
WILDWOOD, N.J. — Hindsight will soon be punishable by a $25 fine in this Jersey Shore resort....
Doctor, guide rescue baby moose from Montana river
MISSOULA, Mont. — A Pennsylvania doctor on a guided fishing trip in southwestern Montana went home with an amazing tale of hauling in a 25-pound lunker — a baby moose she helped rescue from a rushing river....
Rupert Murdoch files for divorce
LOS ANGELES — News Corp. CEO Rupert Murdoch has filed for divorce from Wendi Deng Murdoch, his wife since 1999, citing a breakdown in the relationship. The matter doesn’t alter the succession plan for the media company, which the ...
Everyone’s hopping on the fitness bandwagon
I’ve shared before my struggle with my weight. It’s a story most of us have to tell....
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