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4-9 Good Reads
NOTE: Email email@example.com to have your name entered into a drawing for the following titles: “Horse Diaries: Darcy” and/or “The Little Recycler” and/or “The Resister: Titan Base.” Deadline is 10 a.m. April 15. Winner will be notified by return email. Winner is responsible for picking up the book at The Edmond Sun at 123 S. Broadway. All entrants must be 18 or older to win.
‘Mickey Mouse Club’ star Annette Funicello dies at 70
Annette Funicello, the dark-haired darling of TV’s “The Mickey Mouse Club” in the 1950s who further cemented her status as a pop-culture icon in the ’60s by teaming with Frankie Avalon in a popular series of “beach” movies, died Monday. She was 70.
Funicello, who was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 1987 and became a spokeswoman for treatment of the chronic, often-debilitating disease of the central nervous system, died at Mercy Southwest Hospital in Bakersfield, Calif., Walt Disney Co. spokesman Howard Green said.
Funicello and her husband, Glen Holt, had moved from the Los Angeles area after a 2011 fire gutted their home in Encino.
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Plenty of history, inspiration to be found in Alton, Ill.
If you’re Alton, Ill., just north and across the river from St. Louis, it’s easy to get overshadowed. That’s a shame because Alton is a cool little town with a great history and worthy of exploration. I met Alton’s public relations director, Jong Cambron, at a media marketplace and he told me enough about the town to convince me I needed to visit.
VIDEO: Film critic Roger Ebert dies
The Chicago Sun-Times confirms that long-time film critic Roger Ebert has died. He was 70 years old.
4-6 Edmond Senior Center Calendar
The Edmond Senior Center, 2733 Marilyn Williams Drive, is open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday.
For information about Edmond senior programs, stop by and pick up a monthly calendar, check out the website at edmondseniorcenter.com or call 216-7600.
Lunch is served at 11:30 a.m. and reservations are needed a day in advance by 11 a.m. For lunch reservations, call at 216-7900 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
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4-2 Good Reads
NOTE: Email firstname.lastname@example.org to have your name entered into a drawing for the following titles: “Chicks!” and/or “Not That Tutu!” and/or “Magicalamity.” Deadline is 10 a.m. April 8. Winner will be notified by return email. Winner is responsible for picking up the book at The Edmond Sun at 123 S. Broadway. All entrants must be 18 or older to win.
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Spring Powwow set for April 7 at UCO
The University of Central Oklahoma will present the annual Spring Powwow at 2 p.m. April 7 at Hamilton Field House on the university’s campus.
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