• The Oklahoma City Thunder will meet up against the Memphis Grizzlies at 7 p.m. at the Chesapeake Energy Arena. For more information, or to purchase tickets, visit chesapeakearena.com.
• Oklahoma Children’s Theatre will present “Treasure Island” through Feb. 3. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit oklahomachildrenstheatre.org or call 606-7003.
• Lyric Theatre will present “Some Enchanted Evening” through Feb. 16 at The Plaza, 1725 N.W. 16th Street in Oklahoma City. Tickets are $40. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit lyrictheatreokc.com.
• The 2013 Youth Impressions Juried Art Show will take place through Feb. 1 at the Edmond Downtown Community Center. For more information, call 340-4481 or visit edmondfinearts.com.
* Entry forms are being accepted for the Oklahoma State Trash Poster Contest to promote litter awareness. Work by artists in kindergarten through 12th grades statewide will be accepted. Entry forms will be accepted through Jan. 31. For more information or to obtain entry forms, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 521-4037.
* “Echoes and Rituals: The Artwork of Robert Taylor and Harvey Pratt” will be on display through Feb. 9 at Science Museum Oklahoma. For more information, visit sciencemuseumok.org.
* The Jewel Box Theatre will present “The 39 Steps” through Feb. 10. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit jewelboxtheatre.org.
• An opening reception for “Seeing Red” will take place from 6-10 p.m. at In Your Eye Gallery, 3005-A Paseo in Oklahoma City. The show will run through Feb. 24. For more information, call 525-2161, email email@example.com or visit inyoureyegallery.com.
• The Edmond Elks will present a “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” evening beginning at 7 p.m. at the Edmond Elks Lodge, 1/2 mile east of I-35 on Waterloo Road. The event is “after 5 attire.” Tickets are $9 and will benefit the Veterans Special Projects Fund. A silent auction will take place with donated objects from local merchants and individuals. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 216-3256.
• The Logan County Democratic Women’s Club will meet at 7 p.m. in the meeting hall behind the Trinity Episcopal Church, 310 E. Nobel in Guthrie. The program will include the annual Red and White Auction. Members are asked to bring something red and white or wrapped in red and white for the auction. All Democrats, both men and women, are welcome. For more information, call 341-3748.
• An opening reception for “Alphabet Soup will take place from 6-10 p.m. at the Paseo Originals Art Gallery, 2920 Paseo in Oklahoma City. The event runs though Feb. 27. For more information, visit paseooriginals.com.
• The National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum will present a First Friday Gallery Walk from 11-11:45 a.m. at 1700 N.E. 63rd St. in Oklahoma City. The event is free with museum admission. For more information, visit nationalcowboymuseum.org.
• The Oklahoma City Philharmonic will present “Motion and Emotion” beginning at 8 p.m. in the Thelma Gaylord Performing Arts Theatre at the OKC Civic Center Music Hall. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit okcciviccenter.com.
• The Oklahoma City Museum of Art will present “Drop in Art” from 1-4 p.m. at 415 Couch Drive in Oklahoma City. The event is free for Museum members and included with admission for nonmembers. For more information, visit okcmoa.com.
• The Oklahoma City Museum of Art will present “Drop-In Drawing” from 2-4 p.m. at 415 Couch Drive in Oklahoma City. The event is free for Museum members and included with admission for nonmembers. For more information, visit okcmoa.com.
• The Banana Slug String Band will perform in concert at 11 a.m. and againg at 2 p.m. in the Zoo Education Building at the Oklahoma City Zoo. The concert is free, but seating is limited. For more information or to reserve your seat, visit okczooed.com.
• The National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum will present Bill Pickett at 10:30 a.m. as part of the Saturdays for Kids program. The event is open to children age 4-12. The program is free to participating families and includes Museum admission. Reservations requested by noon, Feb. 1. For more information or to reserve a spot, call 478-2250, Ext. 264.
• The Firehouse Art Center will present a chocolate festival beginning at 10:30 a.m. at 444 S Flood Ave. in Norman. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit normanfirehouse.com.
• The National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum will present the “Bank of America Museums on Us Weekend” at 1700 N.E. 63rd St. in Oklahoma City. Any ATM, credit or check card from Bank of America provides free general admission for the cardholder. For more information, visit nationalcowboymuseum.org.
• Alexandre Schimpf will perform in concert at 7:30 p.m. at the Armstrong Auditorium, 14400 S. Bryant Road. Tickets range from $20-$45. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit armstrongauditorium.org.
• The Oklahoma City Thunder will meet up against the Dallas Mavericks at 7 p.m. at the Chesapeake Energy Arena. For more information, or to purchase tickets, visit chesapeakearena.com.
• Rob Glaubitz and Sallie Pollack will perform in concert at 7 p.m. at the UCO Jazz Lab as part of the Faculty Artist Concert Series. Tickets are $10, and students are admitted free with student ID. For more information, visit ucojazzlab.com.
• Paint Your Art Out will present “New Hearts” at 7 p.m. at 10 S. Broadway. For more information or to register, call 513-5333 or visit paintyourartout.net.
• The Oklahoma City Thunder will meet up against the Golden State Warriors at 7 p.m. at the Chesapeake Energy Arena. For more information, or to purchase tickets, visit chesapeakearena.com.
• The University of Cental Oklahoma will present “Anton in Show Business” at 7:30 p.m. through Feb. 9 and at 2 p.m. on Feb. 10 in Mitchell Hall Theater on UCO’s campus, 100 N. University Drive. In the tradition of great backstage comedies, “Anton in Show Business” conveys the joys, pains and absurdities of “putting on a play” in American regional theatre. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 974-3375.
• The Oklahoma City Theatre Company will present “Crimes of the Heart” through Feb. 9 in the City Space Theatre at the OKC Civic Center Music Hall. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit okcciviccenter.com.
• The First United Methodist Church in Guthrie will present a Groundhog Dinner and Silent Auction from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and again from 5-7 p.m. at the Fairgrounds Building, 1201 South Division Street in Guthrie. Cost is $9 for adults, $5 for children 10 years and younger. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 282-4297.
• Freedom Ministries will meet from 7-9 p.m. at Spring Creek Assembly of God, 1600 E. 15th St. The meeting is free and all are welcome. For more information, visit churchedmondok.com/connec/freedom-ministries or call 341-5200.
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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.
Edmond resident claims $40,000 winning scratcher
Edmond resident, Doug Christopherson, came forward Monday at Lottery headquarters to claim his $40,000 winning Mega Money scratcher prize.
After taxes, Christopherson received a check for $28,400.
In this tech age, how can a plane go missing?
Call 911 from the side of the road, and GPS satellites can tell dispatchers exactly where to send help. Airline passengers have access to detailed maps that show exactly where they are during their journey. Hop onto WiFi, and somehow Google knows whether you're logging on from Lima or London, and will give you detailed suggestions about what to eat.
Orion Group continues to pursue lake partnership
The potential public use of a private partnership at Arcadia Lake was discussed at a recent Edmond City Council workshop.
City council members have considered private partnerships at the lake since 2004.
Arcadia Lake became operational in 1987 with 1,820 surface acres as a water supply and a flood structure for the City of Edmond.
UCO employee receives recognition
Caleb Cash, coordinator of Parent and Family programs for the Office of Campus Activities at the University of Central Oklahoma, recently received the Association for Orientation, Transition and Retention in Higher Education’s 2014 Region IV New Professional Award.
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