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St. Mary’s Episcopal School names new Head of School
Pamela Dockter will become the new Head of School at St. Mary’s Episcopal School effective July 1.
Local girl receives crown
Audrianna Page Fredericks recently was crowned Miss Junior Teen Oklahoma United States 2013.
‘Locker Hooking’ workshop offers instruction in durable, useful crafting technique
Residents who would like to learn how to use the “locker hooking” technique to make one-of-a-kind items for use in the home or for decoration are invited to attend the “Locker Hooking” Workshop Tuesday from 10-11:30 a.m. at the Oklahoma County OSU Cooperative Extension Service.
‘Healthy Cooking With Spices and Herbs’ focus of OSU Extension workshop
As Americans try harder to improve their diets by decreasing fat and sugar, the challenge to make dishes tasty as well as healthy becomes that much more important.
The Edmond Senior Center, 2733 Marilyn Williams Drive, is open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday. F or information about Edmond senior programs, stop by and pick up a monthly calendar, check out the Web site at edmondseniorcenter.com or call 216-7600.
Lunch is served at 11:30 a.m. and reservations are needed a day in advance by 11 a.m. For lunch reservations, call at 330-6293 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Don’t miss out on Williams, Ariz.
You know how some days you’re really at your best and then you hit one where your efforts just don’t measure up. I had one of those. Jack and I were on a nine-day driving tour of Arizona, getting close to the end of the trip.
3 miles of Broadway restoration nears completion
Work to restore 3 miles of Broadway from Waterloo to Simpson was near completion Friday, said Mark Sharpton, District 1 county commissioner. Atlas Paving Company began the process of resurfacing the road this week.
“Another improvement on the roadway will be the application of new safety striping,” Sharpton said.
A recent bid letting by the Oklahoma Department of Transportation resulted in Action Supply being the lowest bidder at $27,752.30. The bid will be awarded June 3, Sharpton said.
Potential ‘significant’ severe weather in Edmond forecast
Significant severe weather capable of producing very large hail and tornadoes will be possible Sunday and Monday in the Edmond area.
Due to the potential for severe weather, first pitch for Sunday’s Battle of the Brave baseball game benefiting the family of Edmond Fire Capt. John Werhun will be a half hour earlier than scheduled — at 1 p.m. — on the Memorial High School baseball field. The field is located just south of Central Middle School on Rankin Street. Admission for all ages is free.
Gasoline prices spike across Oklahoma
If you filled up your car this past week you probably noticed a significant increase in the price per gallon.
Historically, prices at the pump rises during the run up to the Memorial Day (May 27) holiday weekend and the summer travel season. This time, it was more sudden, an average 20 cent per gallon increase in a week, according to the auto club AAA.
Police: Man passes out in stolen vehicle
A man allegedly high on meth was found passed out in a vehicle parked in northwest Edmond, police said.
Oklahoma County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Mark Myers said just after 8 a.m. Wednesday a deputy was driving in the 7600 block of Northwest 234th St. in Edmond when he noticed a white Dodge pickup parked on the side of the road.
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