OU Physicians expands at new Edmond clinic
To provide additional health care services to Edmond residents, OU Physicians is expanding and consolidating its services at a new clinic location in Edmond. The new OU Physicians Edmond will open its doors Dec. 3 in the Fountain Lake business complex at 14101 N. Eastern, one block north of Memorial Drive.
The new OU Physicians Edmond Clinic will offer urology and primary care services initially, but will ultimately add cardiology and other health services.
Dr. Ashley Bowen, a urologist, and Dr. Barry Mitchell, a family medicine physician, will be the first to move into the new Fountain Lake location on Dec. 3. Additional OU Physicians primary care services, now located at Kelley Pointe in Edmond, and cardiology will move to the new clinic near the first of the year.
Patients interested in scheduling an appointment with Dr. Mitchell may call 340-1621. For an appointment with Dr. Bowen, cal 340-1279.
Balancing life stress during the holiday season
Learn how to cope with major stressors and start enjoying the non-stressful details of your life during the holiday season. To make the most of all occasions in your life, join Integris Family Care Memorial West family medicine physician Charlotte Coyner, M.D., to learn de-stressing techniques to manage and cope with what stresses you. Come enjoy the presentation and free chair massages and hot cocoa from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 11, at the Integris Cancer Institute of Oklahoma, 5911 W. Memorial Rd. Join us for a tour of the Integris Cancer Institute of Oklahoma and the ProCure Proton Therapy Center.
For more information or reservations, call the Integris HealthLine at 951-2277.
Pancreatic cancer awareness walk set for Saturday
To increase awareness of pancreatic cancer in Oklahoma, the Oklahoma Pancreatic Cancer Support Groups will sponsor the Eighth Annual Garden Walk for Pancreatic Cancer Hope & Awareness, Saturday, Dec. 1.
The walk will take place through the gardens of the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. This year’s program will include a Purple Pancake Breakfast that will kick off the event at 9 a.m. Purple is the designated color that represents pancreatic cancer awareness. Presentations will begin at 10 a.m. at the David L. Boren Student Union, 1106 N. Stonewall Ave. There is no charge to the public to attend the Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Garden Walk and anyone is welcome to participate.
For more information, contact April Sandefer at april-sandefer@
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Camping limits enacted at Arcadia Lake
The Edmond City Council approved a 14-day limit consecutively for camping at Arcadia Lake this week. The vote was 4-0.
The Fish & Game Commission approved the recommendation in February when Edmond Parks and Recreation Director Craig Dishman discussed the policy. A camper can move to any site within the 14-day limit, Dishman said.
“They can go to another park at Arcadia Lake — to Scissor Tail or Central State Park — something like that,” Dishman said. “We’re trying to minimize the permanent residents that has kind of taken place out there.”
The new ordinance is consistent with state parks in Oklahoma, he said. It would be in effect from March 1 through Oct. 31.
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Crews battle Logan County wildfire
Crews from multiple fire departments battle a wildfire in the vicinity of Liberty Lake in Logan County. At about 3:20 p.m. Tuesday, a Logan County deputy reported the fire located near the northwest end of the lake, said Guthrie Fire Chief Eric Harlow. Firefighters from Guthrie, Oak Cliff, Deer Creek, Crescent and Coyle responded. Harlow said cause of the fire, which was burning brush piles in a wooded area, was not known. A county bulldozer was going to the scene to knock down the brush piles. Due to high winds, low humidity and brisk winds the area was under a Red Flag Warning until 8 p.m. Thursday. A wind advisory was in effect until 7 a.m. Wednesday. At 3:53 p.m. Tuesday, humidity was 25 percent, winds were gusting to 28 mph and the temperature was 79 degrees at the Guthrie-Edmond Regional Airport. The National Weather Service stated outdoor burning is not recommended. Citizens are urged to report smoke to their local fire department.
Forrest Gump actor says he wants to help America’s Lieutenant Dans
It is important to build a community of support around a wounded warrior, actor Gary Sinise said.
Sinise visited Scott Sabolich Prosthetics and Research in Oklahoma City on Tuesday to help change the life of an American hero. He was accompanied by retired U.S. Army SSG Rusty Dunagan of Edmond, a triple amputee injured in Afghanistan.
Edmond’s new board member takes oath of office
Cynthia Benson took the oath of office as the Edmond Public School District’s newest school board member Monday.
Benson was elected by voters to represent District 4 in the Feb. 11 election by a vote of 253 to 217 defeating Stephanie Bills.
Judge sets trial date in Arcadia double homicide
An Oklahoma County judge has scheduled an October trial date for the defendant charged in the Arcadia Independence Day 2013 double homicide.
Court issues arrest warrant in Edmond case
An Oklahoma County judge has issued an arrest warrant for a Deer Creek man facing felony drug and firearm charges.
Guthrie gains surplus armored vehicle
The City of Guthrie recently received a six-wheel drive BAE Caiman MRAP (Mine Resistant Ambush Protective) into its fleet.
The MRAPs are retired military vehicles made available to law enforcement agencies nationwide through local law enforcement support organizations operating under the Federal Surplus Property Donation Program and the Department of Defense.
Guthrie Chief of Police Damon Devereaux said his department has participated in the surplus property program in the past and decided to bid for the MRAP.
USGS records 3.7 magnitude quake near Langston
A 3.7 magnitude earthquake occurred Tuesday morning in Logan County.
At 7:55 a.m., the quake occurred 3 miles south-southwest of Langston and 20 miles northeast of Edmond, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Residents in Langston, Guthrie, Wellston, Nicoma Park, Enid, Stillwater and Broken Arrow reported feeling the tremor on the USGS’ “Did You Feel It?” page.
Santa Fe High presents Pirates of Penzance
The “Pirates of Penzance” is one of the most popular light operas of all times. It is filled with humorous musical numbers, lots of action, some spoken dialogue to further the plot, a happy ending and a good-natured lampooning of traditional Italian opera.
3-11 Found Pets
This is a list of animals that have been found and are at the Edmond Animal Shelter, at Interstate 35 and Covell in the Cross Timbers Municipal Complex. Call the shelter at 216-7615 for more information.
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