Parents and children acted differently back in the day
When I was a child, back in the Parenting Stone Age (aka the Parentocentric Era), your parents were the most important people in the family. They paid the bills, bought your clothes, prepared the food you ate, took care of you when you ...
Wildflower walk set
SULPHUR — Wild blue indigo, Ragworts and Fleabane daisies are just some of wildflowers carpeting the forest and prairie at Chickasaw National Recreation Area. Join a park ranger from the Chickasaw National Recreation Area for a ...
The dangers of blue-green algae
Despite recent cold temperatures in Cleveland County, summer is just around the corner. It is not too early to begin thinking about a trip to the lake or your favorite farm pond for boating, fishing or swimming. But what if that trip could ...
More of the top 10 worst trees to grow in Oklahoma
Listed are the top five of the 10 worst trees to plant. If you have trouble finding the trees I recommend, don’t hesitate to ask your local greenhouse or nursery to order them for you. For a complete list of good trees for Oklahoma, visit ...
For the average person walking is a fairly simple process. You put one foot in front of the other and move....
Cats upsetting owners’ sleep
Dear Dr. Fox: Six months ago, I rescued a young male cat from the city street near my apartment. I thought he would be a good companion for our 5-year-old male cat who is home alone during the day, and he is indeed very sweet. I took the ...
Youth Rally tonight
A Youth Rally for Christ will be from 7-9 tonight at Andrews Park Amphitheater. The rally is sponsored by many Norman parents, not church affiliated. There will be a speaker from Kanakuk giving a gospel message and Cody Dunbar from ...
Cold weather results in lower number of veterans’ claims
We recognize a volunteer each week who makes a difference in the lives of fellow veterans or surviving spouses’ lives. This week’s honoree is Gordon Wheeler of Choctaw, who has been with us for more than eight years. Gordon is married to ...
Clearing up confusion about differences between types of fats
Q: I get confused when I see the different types of fats on the nutrition facts label. What are the differences and which ones are the best for my health? A: We typically see four types of fats on food labels: monounsaturated, ...
Assistive technologies help elderly seniors stay at home
Dear Savvy Senior, What types of new home technologies can you recommend to help me keep tabs on my elderly mother? She lives alone, about an hour’s drive from me, and I worry about her safety....
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