The Edmond Sun


  • McAlister’s Deli sets ‘Free Tea Day’ for July 24

    McAlister’s Deli, a leading fast casual restaurant, will celebrate its sixth annual Free Tea Day on July 24.

    July 19, 2014

  • Steffen and Farrow Steffen and Farrow celebrates 40th anniversary

    Steffen and Farrow Orthodontics recently had a ribbon cutting at its Edmond location, 1601 S. Boulevard, to celebrate its 40th anniversary.

    July 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • Local resident wins free fuel from Cenex

    A local resident has received a special thank you for his contributions to the community. Ronald Balderson of Edmond, was selected to receive free fuel from Tanks of Thanks, a program that rewards people who do good deeds to help make their community just a little bit better.

    July 19, 2014

  • Former mayor encourages Leadership Edmond participation

    Leadership Edmond will commence its 30th class with a two-day overnight retreat on Aug. 25-26.

    July 19, 2014

  • Leadership Oklahoma names board of directors

    The Leadership Oklahoma Board of Directors recently elected Bruce Benbrook, chairman and president of The Stock Exchange Bank of Woodward, to be chairman of the organization’s 2014-15 Board of Directors. Leadership Oklahoma is entering its 28th year as a statewide leadership development program designed to identify, educate and challenge the leaders of our state. This program has had a positive impact on the entire state with the number of program graduates now about 1,400 representing communities from Idabel to Guymon and Altus to Miami.

    July 18, 2014

  • Krazy Daze sale heats up Edmond July 26

    The Downtown Edmond Business Association will present its 51st Annual Krazy Daze Sales from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on July 26  in downtown Edmond. The event, which is free to the public, will feature a dunk tank, live entertainment, Kona Ice and Roxy’s Ice Cream Social. Edmond downtown merchants will offer their biggest markdowns of the year during the sidewalk sale.
    As part of Krazy Daze, Citizens Bank of Edmond staffers will take turns in the hot seat as festivalgoers take aim to knock them into a cold water tank.

    July 18, 2014

  • Allstate names Edmond owner as Agent of the Year

    As a business leader and involved citizen in the Edmond area, Allstate exclusive agent Larry Dumas Jr. has been designated an Oklahoma Exclusive Agent the Year for his outstanding business performance and commitment to putting customers at the center of his agency’s work.

    July 18, 2014

  • City Council approves $114,500 for statues

    City Council members have approved a $114,500 supplemental appropriation for public art.
    During the previous fiscal year, private contributions covered costs of a couple of larger art pieces that exceeded the city’s matching contribution limit of $35,000, causing the city to run short of budget authority as year-end activity approached, according to background provided by the council.

    July 17, 2014

  • black sweater 1 - E.jpg Pair of female suspects rob area IBC Bank

    Authorities said they are looking for two female suspects who walked into a local IBC Bank during the lunch hour and left with an undisclosed amount of money.
    At about 12:30 p.m. Thursday, two females entered the IBC Bank at 12241 N. May Ave. and approached the teller counter where one of them demanded that money be placed into a green reusable grocery bag, FBI Special Agent Martinus McConnell said.
    The teller complied and the suspects left the bank with the money, McConnell said.
    No weapon was seen, McConnell said.

    July 17, 2014 2 Photos

  • MS_fox lake sign 2.jpg Council approves Fox Lake area sign variance

    City Council members have approved a developer’s request for a larger-than-allowed sign at a Fox Lake-area shopping center.
    Architect Troy Downing with RBA Architects represented Fox Lake Investments in a request for a ground sign variance for a new shopping center planned south of Fox Lake Lane, according to city-provided background on the issue.
    During Monday’s meeting, city planner Bob Schiermeyer said the development is constrained by the property size and restrictions with the previously approved site plan.

    July 17, 2014 1 Photo