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Ryan White took the Boy Scout Oath to heart as he completed seven projects for his Eagle Scout badge. 

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For many years, one of Edmond Community Chorale’s own, the late Barbara Atteberry, gave of her Christmas Day to play the organ at the Red Andrews Christmas Dinner, insisting that she play until the last person was served. In 2014, in Barbara’s memory, ECC began collecting toys each year to b…

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Edmond resident Nyla Khan will be a speaker at the State Capitol Saturday. Khan was an Oklahoma Universal Human Rights Awards honoree two years ago, and this year she is a speaker. There will be new honorees for 2019.

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EDMOND, Okla. — It started at the foot of Market Street in San Francisco in 1891. Joseph McFee was troubled by the many people going hungry, and he resolved to feed them on Christmas Day. Remembering the iron kettle called Simpson’s Pot on the docks of his native Liverpool, England, that col…

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Life deepens with meaning as we age. Challenges people face are daunting for some, but don’t necessarily have to be, said Bob Loudermilk, founder of the Second Half Network.

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Many elders in Edmond would lose their quality of life without the generosity of volunteers at the HOPE Center of Edmond.

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Beginning Jan. 1, 2020, the City of Edmond’s recycling contractor, Republic Services, is making changes to their acceptable items list. Glass and plastics marked #3 through #7 will no longer be acceptable to place in your recycling bin.

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Total sales tax collections for the first five months of the 2019-20 fiscal increased by 6.8% from the same period a year ago, City Manager Larry Stevens said. The cumulative total in October was 5.8%.

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EDMOND, Okla. — Agency accountability is the No. 1 accomplishment of Gov. Kevin Stitt’s administration in 2019, he said at the Edmond Area Chamber of Commerce luncheon Monday.

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EDMOND — Police have booked one man and two women from Arkansas on charges of credit card fraud. On Nov. 25 police arrested Jeremiah Hollis, Jr., 25; Porsha Lashea McCarter, 33, and Lakisha Moenique Pace, 27.

A free public event Dec. 4 at Oklahoma Christian University will honor the owner of the Luther Register and the Executive Director of the Oklahoma Press Association. First Amendment supporters Dawn Shelton and Mark Thomas are being honored for their help in news deserts.

OKLAHOMA CITY — The three day candidate filing period for Oklahoma's Presidential Preferential Primary begins at 8 a.m. Monday, Dec. 2. Statements of Candidacy for the Presidential Primary should be submitted to the Secretary of the Oklahoma State Election Board between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. on …

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Melissa Medina, Ed.D., of Edmond, professor and associate dean for assessment and evaluation at the University of Oklahoma College of Pharmacy, has been appointed associate editor of the American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, a publication of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy.

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Not many people stay with one job today for 20 or 30 years, much less do it with a smile on their face and a laugh that is infectious. 

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Work on the second phase of the Intelligent Traffic System (ITS) is 60 percent complete, said Larry Stevens, city manager.

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The City of Edmond is moving carefully but quickly to take advantage of federally established Opportunity Zones before the opportunity application expires in 18 months.

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City Manager Larry Stevens shared what he described as good news about the Route 66 Trail project during the Edmond City Council meeting Tuesday night. The 2.4-mile Oklahoma Department of Transportation-shared project will run near State Highway 66 (Second Street) from Midwest Boulevard to P…

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OKLAHOMA CITY – State Rep. Mike Osburn (R-Edmond) hosted an interim study recently before the House Government Efficiency Committee to examine possible changes to the merit system for state employees.

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An Edmond woman was injured in a two-car collision Sunday at Broadway Avenue and Simmons Road, about four miles north of Edmond in Logan County.

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Our cornucopia overfloweth. The final harvest hoorah, Thanksgiving’s impending bounty in sweet mouth-watering anticipation has us pulling out well-worn family recipes for chicken noodles and green bean casserole and selecting the perfect bird. Thanksgiving is without a doubt one of my favori…

OKLAHOMA CITY — Calm Waters Center for Children and Families, the only grief center in Central Oklahoma offering free grief support services to the entire family, proudly announces recent donations totaling $28,350 from five Oklahoma-based foundations and businesses.

Edmond Mobile Meals announces that it will be participating in the 2019 Subaru Share the Love Event as a member of Meals on Wheels America — one of four national Share the Love charitable partners supported through the campaign. 

The 2020 City of Edmond calendars are now available for Edmond residents. The calendars are free and can be picked up at most city offices including Utility Customer Service, the City First building, Public Works, the Downtown Community Center, and the Municipal Court building. 

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A proposal calls for the Highland Ridge Apartments complex in Edmond to be transformed into a hotel. The building is located at 1300 E. Ayers, west of Bryant Avenue.

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Are you a military veteran or retiree? Have you ever wondered if you are eligible for any type of Veteran’s Administration (VA) benefits? Would you like more information on the benefits you and your family may be entitled to as a veteran? If you would like the answer to these and other quest…

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Edmond Police have taken into custody an Edmond woman after an incident involving a felony assault and battery on a police officer. Officer Torrey Rowe reported that Fayth Destiny Kimbrell, 22, was also booked into Edmond Jail for obstruction of a police officer and driving under the influen…

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Police report that an arrest was made on an Edmond man for aggravated assault and battery, and public intoxication after police were dispatched to CeeGee’s Bar, located at 309 S. Coltrane.

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The Edmond Public Schools Foundation hosted its annual ONE Edmond luncheon on Tuesday, Nov. 12 to a packed house. The event is held each year in an effort to inspire the community to support Edmond Public Schools with a financial gift.

The University of Central Oklahoma will host a Meaningful Economics Entrepreneurship (MEE) competition in Edmond on Thursday, Nov. 21 in cooperation with the Oklahoma Council on Economic Education. This competition is anticipating 250 students from 17 different elementary schools from the Ok…

OKLAHOMA CITY — For the 44th Great American Smokeout on Thursday, Nov. 21 the American Cancer Society is highlighting the hidden epidemic of smoking in some populations, including individuals in lower education and/or socioeconomic groups; from certain racial/ethnic groups; living with subst…

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Citing the changes to the Sheriff’s Office and taking it to a protection of citizen’s agency focus, Sheriff P.D. Taylor announced his kickoff of his campaign in 2020.  

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OKLAHOMA CITY – In Susan Laurence’s battle against a highly aggressive form of uterine cancer, she has defied the odds and harnessed cutting-edge medical care to live life on her own terms.

The speaker for the next Parents Helping Parents meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 19 is Dr. Lisa Marotta. Her topic is, "How to minimize stress and maximize your peace and serenity." 

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Police have accused an Oklahoma City man and woman of committing retail larceny of more than $1,287 worth of merchandise.

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Work to resurface a one-mile section of Covell Road is planned to begin Tuesday, Nov. 19.  The project is expected to take approximately three weeks with cooperative weather, states the City of Edmond.

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Jessica Burns is the administrative specialist for The Edmond Convention & Visitors Bureau. She handles a lot of office work, social media, website upkeep, and advertising duties. She is someone you should know.

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A rezoning request that could accommodate the potential Spring Creek Plaza East development was met without resistance from the Edmond City Council this week.

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How to best structure downtown parking solutions took center stage at the Edmond City Council. The council voted 5-0 to fund  a supplemental appropriation for the Downtown Area Parking Plan in the amount of $99,962.

Consternation swirls amid confusion and accusation regarding the congressional investigation in the House of Representatives leading up to an impeachment trial for President Donald Trump.

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Achievement in the business community comes with a lot of support from family, friends and the business culture of every leader, said state Sen. Adam Pugh of Edmond.

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An Edmond resident’s complaint concerning a long-standing holiday tradition at an Edmond elementary school has caused a change in the yearly holiday performance.

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Shelayna Renea Knott, 28, of Orlando, Okla., passed away Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, at Eagle Heights Baptist Church, Stillwater, Okla.