Holiday skating returns
The Outdoor Holiday Ice Rink presented by Mark Heitz Chevrolet is back in action for the holiday season. The rink, at Marc Heitz Chevrolet Community Complex, will be open from noon to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday, from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturdays and from 1 to 7 p.m. Sundays.
Moore open for business
Until an EF-5 tornado carved a path through the economic core of Moore on Monday, sales tax generated more than $2 million each month. In addition to damages, closed roads and utility outages forced many businesses to shut their doors. ...
Sharing stories of survival
MOORE — As Monday’s EF-5 tornado moved closer to Plaza Towers Elementary School, teacher Justin Ayers knew they were in its path. Ayers said all of the teachers at the site likely knew what was coming from television reports and they had ...
5-year-old girl finds silver lining
A twist of fate and the discovery of a cochlear implant from a Moore hospital damaged by Monday’s EF-5 tornado are part of the story of a precious 5-year-old girl. In December, Jayde Scholl was adopted by Tulsa audiologist Jacque Scholl. ...
Remembering the victims
Editor’s note: Profiles for tornado victims will be published as they are received. In addition to the Moore tornado victims, there were also two victims from the Sunday, May 18 tornado that touched down in eastern Cleveland County and ...
WASHINGTON — Many states get hit frequently with tornadoes and other natural catastrophes, but Oklahoma is Disaster Central. The twister that devastated Moore was the 74th presidential disaster declared in the Sooner state in the past 60 ...
Okla. legislature adjourned early
OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma lawmakers adjourned the 2013 Legislature on Friday one week earlier than required, wrapping up a session that saw Gov. Mary Fallin advance her agenda to reduce taxes and overhaul the state workers’ compensation ...
I-5 bridge falls into river
MOUNT VERNON — The trucker was hauling a load of drilling equipment when his load bumped against the steel framework over an Interstate 5 bridge. He looked in his rearview mirror and watched in horror as the span collapsed into the water ...
Tornadoes impact family twice
On May 3, 1999, Sherrie Lambert’s sister Esther Coburn, 35, was killed by the devastating EF-5 tornado in Moore....
How to help: Community challenge
Central Oklahoma Habitat for Humanity is challenging the community to provide long-term aid for storm victims by contributing to efforts that will provide many of these Oklahomans with homes....
Obama balances threats to America
WASHINGTON — Forecasting the changing nature of threats against the U.S. for years to come, President Barack Obama says “America is at a crossroads.” And so, too, is his presidency’s counterterrorism policy, which has long struggled to ...
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