NORMAN — The Cleveland County Genealogical Society will host Dr. Robert L. Brooks, University of Oklahoma professor and state archaeologist with the Oklahoma Archaeological Survey, who will discuss “Oklahoma’s First General Store,” at 7 tonight in the south entry lobby of the Community Services Building, 1183 E. Main St. Those attending are asked to use parking lot No. 4.
It’s tough to grow up, but it’s worth it
Q: I have a daughter taking classes for high school credit, and I don’t understand this concept. Can you explain what she and I should be keeping track of to ensure she graduates on time? — Allen, Norman Dear Allen, What a perfect ...
Watch for snakes in storm debris
While touring the May 20th tornado-damaged areas of Moore, I noted many debris-clogged streams and wet areas. Severe storms can play havoc with water sources, such as drainages, creeks or even sewer systems; sometimes driving snakes into ...
Those birds drove me in
Have you ever seen the birds as active as they are during this cool, rainy spring? They were just going bonkers during Mother’s Day weekend — the sparrows especially hop-skipping, dive-bombing over each other in order to grab that tad of ...
Harbingers of summer
In case you failed to notice, every season is preceded by certain indications of the season to follow. In the southern parts of the country, particularly in Texas and Oklahoma, people are deluded into believing cool weather is just around ...
How to use herbal supplements safely
Dear Savvy Senior, Are herbal supplements safe for seniors who are taking other prescription medications? I have a friend who swears by them, but I want to be sure before I take anything new....
Norman doctor preparing for Winter Gala for Parkinson’s Research on Dec. 12
Nov. 1, 2011, is a day that Nicole Jarvis, M.D., will never forget. It was on this day that Jarvis, who was only 38, was officially given the diagnosis of Young Onset Parkinson’s Disease. Now, at 40, Jarvis juggles her illness, her ...
Texting for tacos
Before I unleash the next couple of sentences, I want to warn some of you to be prepared for some harsh words. OK. Here we go. I don’t enjoy receiving or sending text messages. There, I said it. I love the cell phone and think it’s the ...
Norman Galaxy of Writers score at Oklahoma contest
Six Norman Galaxy of Writers members took home 14 awards May 3 and 4 at the annual Oklahoma Writers’ Federation Inc. conference at the Norman Embassy Suites Hotel. In addition, Robert Ferrier served as judge for a poetry category and ...
Norman Music Institute show to benefit nonprofit
For Gregg Standridge, instructor at Norman Music Institute, music inspires many things, including a passion for community. It is this inspiration that has moved the Norman Music Institute instructors to host an event combining music and ...
NAIC to host workshop Friday
Jan Astani will provide a marketing workshop, “Communicating Our Story in the Community,” from 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Friday. The workshop is the last in a leadership training series sponsored by Norman Addiction Information & Counseling, A ...
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