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Norman historian to share early day law enforcement tales at Edmond meeting
Mike Sheriff, of Norman, has been a student of the Civil War and law enforcement in Oklahoma for more than 40 years. He will share some heroic tales of early day law enforcement in the Indian Nations of Oklahoma Territory at the Monday evening meeting of the Edmond Genealogical Society in the Edmond Museum.
Edmond man receives appointment to Capitol repair committee
Gov. Mary Fallin on Friday announced the appointments of David Thompson, Phil Kennedy and Steve Mason to the State Capitol Repair Expenditure Oversight Committee. Confirmation from the Oklahoma Senate is not required.
Douglas, Russell announce new runoff endorsements
The two Republican candidates for the 5th District congressional race both released names of new supporters of their individual campaigns late this week.
5 Edmond ladies join CASA
Five ladies who call Edmond home were among the 13 new court-appointed special advocates who were sworn in by District Judge Lisa Davis in a ceremony June 25. Jana Busey, Sonya Hagler, Malinda Lausen, Vanessa Benton-Nelson and Tammy Shaver took the Oath of Office to be the voice of best interests for children who are in the foster care system.
Good Samaritan who lost his leg ‘Keeps Moving Forward’
He is an uncommon hero, this Good Samaritan who saved another man’s life and in doing so lost his left leg. Now his friends and family are reaching out to help him.
While assisting a stranded motorist on Nov. 9, 2011, Edmond resident and Santa Fe High School graduate Tyler Ryan was hit and pinned against the back bumper of a car by an inattentive motorist on 15th Street in front of Crest Supermarket.
Experts: Ukraine airliner disaster has implications for U.S. security
Use of surface-to-air missiles by extra-military personnel to shoot down civilian aircraft may be an emerging threat to the United States, a terrorism expert said.
On Thursday, Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 took off from Amsterdam and was shot down over Ukraine near the Russian border. Nearly 300 innocent lives were taken — men, women, children, infants — who had nothing to do with the crisis in Ukraine, President Barack Obama said during a statement on the conflict in front of reporters at the White House.
Rabbi, UCO professor provide Middle East perspectives
Hours after Israel launched ground operations in the Gaza Strip, the leader of a metro synagogue and a UCO professor who was raised in the West Bank shared their thoughts about the escalating conflict.
During the latest cycle of violence sparked by the kidnapping and deaths of three Israeli teenagers that Israel blames on Hamas, the Jewish nation launched air strikes against Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip.
OHP investigates Logan Co. double fatality
Two Hennessey residents were killed in a three-car collision that occurred Thursday afternoon in Logan County, a trooper stated.
OC alum Gibson holes pressure putt on 18, makes cut at British Open
It was the biggest putt of Rhein Gibson’s life — which is saying something for a guy who once shot a world-record 55 — and the Oklahoma Christian alum and Edmond resident responded the way he has so many times before.
A four-time NAIA All-American while at Oklahoma Christian University, Gibson made the 15-footer for a birdie on No. 18 as darkness descended at Royal Liverpool Golf Club, capping a 2-over-par 74 and allowing him to make the cut in the world’s most prestigious tournament.
Fallin appoints Edmond man to military planning commission
Gov. Mary Fallin recently appointed an Edmond man to the Oklahoma Strategic Military Planning Commission. Confirmation from the Oklahoma Senate is not required for this appointment.
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