NORMAN — The seventh-grade Irving girls basketball team volunteered at the Salvation Army in Norman on Dec 20. Team members worked on packing toys and clothes for the children in the Cleveland County area. Front row, from left: Taylor Bell, Tiffany Sandlin, LaNaea Richardson, Kailey Warmuth, Casey Miller and Alex Gatewood. Middle row: Haley Hurst, Haley Gass, Kirsten Lewis, Hailey Stuart, Emily Spears and Taylor Redden. Back row: coach Shawn McGlone, Avery Roberts and Addison Masters.
Experts say that residents should have emergency preparedness plans
Though tornado season rolls into Oklahoma year in and year out, unpredictably dangerous twisters catch many who have no emergency plan off-guard, resulting in injuries or death....
Defendant found guilty in manslaughter trial
After only a few hours of deliberating, a Cleveland County jury found Cole Hopper guilty of manslaughter Tuesday afternoon. The jury has recommended a sentence of nine years....
Council questions NCVB budget
The Norman City Council wants more details from the Norman Convention and Visitors Bureau on how it plans to spend the extra $200,000 in transient guest tax next year. At Tuesday’s study session, council members questioned a lack of ...
10 attorneys remain in running for judge post
Ten attorneys are vying for the district judge seat being vacated by longtime Cleveland County Judge Tom Lucas, records show....
Woman allegedly embezzled $16K
A Noble woman was charged Tuesday in Cleveland County District Court after allegedly embezzling from a storage unit company in Moore. Tina Sue O’Kelly, 46, allegedly embezzled $16,199.14 from American Self Storage, 1701 Tower Drive. ...
Critique club welcomes writers
Do you have a secret goal of being a writer? Is there a story in your soul, ready to burst forth? You might be surprised to discover more than 90 percent of the population say they have a hidden desire to write book. Fewer than one ...
Norman fire chief says public storm facilities don’t offer adequate protection
Oklahomans are always going to need a safe place to take cover when severe weather hits, as it so often does during the spring and summer months, but officials have found many problems tied to public shelters....
NPS budget anticipates $91M revenue
The Norman Board of Education approved a Fiscal Year 2014 budget Monday that exceeds expected revenue by $3.1 million....
County approves funding for nonprofit services
Cleveland County commissioners approved agreements and funding for the Women’s Resource Center for $40,000 and with Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) for $62,000. Those agencies provide court services, commissioners said....
Medical witness says Bransby could not have survived gunshot wound
Evidence presented Monday during Day 4 of a manslaughter trial in Cleveland County District Court indicates that victim Kelsey Bransby was shot at close range. Bransby, 19, was found unconscious a few hours after being shot in the head on ...
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