Logan County Health Department observes Administrative Professionals Week
The Logan County Health Department is recognizing the work of its seven administrative professionals during Administrative Professionals Week, April 20-26.
Tractor Supply Company launches spring 2014 Paper Clover campaign
Tractor Supply Company, in partnership with National 4-H Council, recently announced the launch of its spring 2014 Paper Clover Campaign.
Tractor Supply Company, the largest retail farm and ranch supply store chain in the United States, raised more than $3.2 million for 4-H programs across the country through the Paper Clover Campaigns during the past four years.
U.S Cellular offers device trade-in program, app recommendations
In honor of Earth Day (April 22), U.S. Cellular encourages people to recycle their old electronic devices and is providing incentives to do so. Customers can get up to $250 when they trade in qualified smartphones — including Apple® iPhones — at U.S. Cellular retail locations through the company’s Trade-in Program.
Sun Life Financial accepting grant applications
The U.S. Business Group of Sun Life Financial Inc. recently announced its Request For Applications for Sun Life Rising Star Awards grants from Tulsa/Oklahoma City Area nonprofit organizations that promote the academic achievement of under-served youth. Applications are available now at sunliferisingstar.com. The deadline for submissions is June 9.
Qdoba Mexican Grill celebrates grand opening on Covell
Qdoba Mexican Grill recently had a ribbon cutting to celebrate the grand opening of its newest location at 1300 W. Covell Road. The franchise joins nine others in the Oklahoma City and Lawton areas and boasts a wide variety of menu items including gumbos, burritos, tacos, quesadillas and five types of salsa as well as options for children. Each restaurant prepares ingredients fresh daily and is available to cater small or large parties with three types of hot bars: Naked Burrito, Taco and Nacho. “We also offer rewards cards, easy to register from a smart phone or computer,” reports owner/operator David Smith. For more information, call 405-285-0355 or visit www.qdoba.com.Caption header 24 Frtgr Bold Cd
Family, friends remember beloved ‘T-shirt man’
If you have lived in the Oklahoma City metro area during the past 40 years, chances are you’ve worn one of Tony Newcomb’s T-shirts.
This week, family members and friends have been remembering the “T-shirt man” who died April 15 after a long struggle with Parkinson’s disease. He was 72.
U.S. Cellular announces Edmond to receive 4G LTE service
U.S. Cellular (NYSE: USM), in conjunction with its partner, King Street Wireless, announced that Edmond residents will have 4G LTE services by the end of 2014. The company is adding more than 1,200 4G LTE cell sites across the country, and by the end of the year more than 93 percent of U.S. Cellular customers will have access to 4G LTE speeds that are up to 10 times faster than 3G.
Victimized by the 'marriage penalty'
In a few short months, I'll pass the milestone that every little girl dreams of: the day she swears - before family and God, in sickness and in health, all in the name of love - that she's willing to pay a much higher tax rate.
Agency clarifies earthquake-related misinformation
A state agency says misinformation related to the debate about the cause of more earthquakes across Central Oklahoma includes oil well types, well numbers and injection pressure.
The Prague sequence of 2011 along the Wilzetta Fault zone included a significant foreshock, a main shock of magnitude 5.7 and numerous aftershocks. It has been suggested that this sequence represents tremors triggered by fluid injection.
More recently, earthquakes have been recorded in the vicinity of Jones, Arcadia Lake, Edmond, Guthrie, Langston and Crescent. Regulators and scientists are working together to better understand what’s causing all the shaking.
City likely to borrow less for PSC due to sky-high tax revenue
During his State of the City Address Edmond Mayor Charles Lamb made a political announcement — he’s planning on running again for the office.
Lamb made the comments in the question-and-answer session of his presentation during an Edmond Area Chamber of Commerce luncheon at Rose Creek Golf Course, 17031 N. May Ave.
Mayor pro tem from 2005-2011, Lamb was elected mayor last year. His long record of service in Edmond includes serving on the City Council from 1993 to 2011.
The question about if he will run again came from the audience. Lamb alluded to his desire to be around when the Public Safety Center is finished, which will be in the fall of 2015; the next mayoral election will be in the spring of 2015.
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