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The reality star wed his longtime girlfriend in Ohio on Saturday night... [Read More]
Construction work at the future Larkspur Community is about to "go vertical." Over the next few weeks, workers plan to pour footings, which will allow crews to start doing masonry work for the center's walls, said Brian Hudspeth, construction manager for the Bend Park & Recreation District."We're getting to pouring footings, then we go vertical," Hudspeth said.Since April, crews have been making progress on the 34,000-square-foot expansion of the existing 14,000-square-foot Bend Senior Center. The... [Read More]
Jessica Orvis is telling you about her work with children, her efforts to blunt their trauma, when you notice her tattoos. Is... [Read More]
Oklahoma's rainy spring has provided an ideal environment for ticks. [Read More]
They're here in Kansas. CBD products with a bit of that oh-so-taboo THC in them. To vape, to put under your tongue. Some... [Read More]
Neuralink, the Elon Musk-led startup that the multi-entrepreneur founded in 2017, is working on technology that's based around 'threads' which it says can be implanted in human brains with much less potential impact to the surrounding brain tissue vs. what's currently used for today's brain-computer interfaces. [Read More]
Nintendo Switch-related leaks have been coming fast and furious these days, as the beloved gaming giant preps a smaller, more affordable version of the console launching later this year as the Nintendo Switch Lite. ... [Read More]
If you can't handle internet trends, look away now. [Read More]
The Toy Story movies are religion for secular people | Opinion... [Read More]
The Air and Space Museum launched its four-day celebration of the moon landing's 50th anniversary by projecting an image onto the Washington Memorial of the Apollo 11 takeoff. [Read More]
Norman Summer Sidewalk Sale this weekend More than 60 business throughout Norman are expected to participate in the Norman Summer Sidewalk Sale July 18-20. [Read More]
By Paula BurkesBusiness Stressed out by her job, Lisa Smith of Newton, Massachusetts, never could sleep on Sunday nights. "I'd show up Mondays tired as a dog," said Smith, who sometimes cried in her car first. Like Smith, 39 percent of U.S. workers suffer from the "Sunday Scaries" — or anxiety felt Sunday night before the start of the work week. [Read More]
Staff reports MARRIAGES Tessie Thuong Nguyen and Alexander Quan Duy Tran Leonor Pino and Santos Rene Ardon Aisha M. Bah and Victor B. Agah Darci Denae Lambeth and Preston Myung Hoon Choi Chloe Ellyn McDaniel and Blake Austin Prescott Patricia Sue Mackey and Richard Taylor Spurr Vickie Lynn Williams and Tirey Lee Arnold Sui Thai Sung and Nawl Sang Karen Angelia Bradford and Marcellus L. House Ashley Chenell Alexander and Roger Leon McClain Shantel Nicole Hairston and Paul Terrell Means Keisha Elizabeth King and Arhmad Rhasheed Dellosa... [Read More]
Staff reports Among those at greatest risk for heat-related illnesses are infants and children younger than 4. Heat stroke is one of the leading causes of non-crash, vehicle–related death for children. The state Health Department offers the following safety tips to keep Oklahoma children safe in cars during extreme heat: • Never leave a child unattended in a vehicle, not even for a minute, even if the windows are open. • Always check the back seat before walking away from the vehicle. • When buckling a child into a safety seat, put an item in... [Read More]
By Tim WillertStaff NORMAN — Cleveland County District Attorney Greg Mashburn is appealing a judge's decision to a keep a woman in a drug court program after she violated the terms and conditions of her performance contract. Mashburn, in a petition for writ of prohibition, is asking the Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals to order District Judge Jeff Virgin to reverse his decision to maintain Desire Nicole Sambrano's program standing after she was arrested on a complaint of driving under the influence. Mashburn complains in the petition that Virgin "impermissably considered" Sambrano's actions after the district... [Read More]
By Dale DenwaltStaff In the early days of NASA and the space program, many Oklahomans had critical jobs to protect astronauts and make sure their missions were a success. Bill Bates monitored Neil Armstrong's portable life support system as he stepped out of the lunar lander. John Aaron solved a computer issue that threatened Apollo 12 moments after launch, and oversaw electrical power use during the Apollo 13 crisis. W.W. "Woody" Wilson ran an engineering shop that built tools for the lunar missions. [Read More]
Field agent wins national award Joe Rackley has been named the 2019 Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey Recognition Award recipient for his contributions and outstanding efforts in support of the Oklahoma CAPS Program, the state Agriculture, Food and Forestry Department announced Friday. Rackley, a field inspector for the department, voluntary took on the added role of state survey coordinator while the vacancy was being filled. [Read More]
By Steve LackmeyerBusiness Less than two years after being temporarily shut down over delinquent sales taxes, the Wyndham Hotel in northwest Oklahoma City has been taken over by its lender after going into foreclosure. The Oklahoma City Council on Tuesday was informed of the latest troubles of the onetime Hilton Inn Northwest as it approved transferring a $92,000 note to iBorrow, lender for Texas hotelier Tracy Suttles, who originally agreed to payment plan in 2017 after falling behind on paying sales taxes. The city filed suit against Suttles last year, alleging Suttles continued to be "habitually... [Read More]
July 17 tuning in WEDNESDAY MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 7:08 p.m.;;Oklahoma City at Iowa;;KGHM-AM 1340 MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL Noon;;Pittsburgh at St. [Read More]
By Annette PriceFor The Oklahoman School security has a new face in Bethany — a full-time school resource officer the kids affectionately call Officer Z. Zack Zamudio left his beat with the Bethany Police Department to walk the halls of Bethany Public Schools at the beginning of last school year as part of several new measures designed to increase safety at the school. "We're not policing the school; we're securing the school," Zamudio said. [Read More]