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Long-time Edmond resident Tim Good graduated from Edmond Memorial High School and Central State University where he met his wife of 28 years, Desiree Good. He is someone you should know.

An ONG presentation regarding a potential franchise agreement was heard by the Edmond City Council at a workshop Tuesday. Information presented in the workshop states that ONG rates for the total consumer bill will not be increased by the proposal. There would, however, be a slight line-item…

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Lee Endicott is a partner with the law firm of Bullard and Associates, a music lover and a long-time Edmond resident. He is someone you should know.

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The Edmond Planning Commission voted 5-0 this week to allow an Oct. 17 Community Connections meeting between Spring Creek Plaza East LLC and the surrounding community. A location and a time will be set.

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Edmond Newcomers recently held their annual fall luncheon at Pepperoni Grill. Members discussed their Market on the Meadows tour for Sept 28 and their Oct. 17 War Eagle Arts and Crafts tour.

An Oklahoma Artists Invitational Art Show & Benefit will be Nov. 15-17 at The Shoppes at Northpark, 122nd St. and N. May Ave. in Oklahoma City. Shows are from 4-8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15; 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16; and from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 17. The show is free…

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Thursday, Oct. 31 is designated for Halloween activities in the City of Edmond, said City of Edmond Director of Marketing and Public Relations, Casey Moore.

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A charity event benefitting Paws for Life, Inc. of Edmond is from 6-9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4 at the Clauren Ridge Vineyards & Winery, 6000 W. Waterloo Rd.

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The American Nurses Credentialing Center has designated both INTEGRIS Health Edmond and INTEGRIS Southwest Medical Center as Pathway to Excellence hospitals for the second consecutive four-year term. INTEGRIS Canadian Valley Hospital received re-designation last year.

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Ky Sanchez is one of the co-owners of the newly opened Downtown Nutrition & Energy, located at 100 N. Broadway suite 166 just south of Campbell Corner. She is someone you should know.

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The Edmond Historical Society & Museum is presenting an exhibit that celebrates the diversity of building styles in Edmond. Steeples and Stones: An Exhibit of Edmond’s Architecture will run from Sept 27, 2019, through Feb 29, 2020.  

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The Edmond City Council approved salary increases for City Manager Larry Stevens and City Attorney Steve Murdock on Monday evening. The vote was 5-0.

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Best of Books has announced the upcoming author signings for local authors Beth Ferry and Joe Hight. There will also be a "What Harry Potter Means to Me & More" panel featuring young adult authors Scott Reintgen, Kim Ventrella and Brad McLelland.

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The next meeting of the Edmond Republican Women’s Club will be Monday, Sept. 16th at Johnnies Charbroil on 33rd St. in Edmond. The meeting will begin at 11:30 a.m. for those wishing to order lunch and then the business meeting will begin at noon.

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The award-winning short documentary “New Mexico Rain: The Story of Bill and Bonnie Hearne” will be shown at The Blue Door at 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14. 

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Arise Ministries is co-founded in 2002 by Pam Kanaly and Shelley Pulliam, their mission is to empower single mothers to create healthy homes. They’ll be hosting their 2nd annual Men’s Fundraising Breakfast from 7-8 a.m. Oct. 1, at the Petroleum Club Event Center in Oklahoma City. 

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According to the founders of Edify Leaders, on Oklahoma based ministry focused on encouraging and inspiring ministers, too many pastors are leaving the ministry due to burn out, feeling alone, financial struggles, marital challenges and being discouraged. 

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MetroChurch is planning a Family Reunion Friday and Saturday, Sept. 13-14 celebrating the beginning of the church one Sunday in 1974 that formally organized in the cafeteria of Memorial High School.

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Trivia question – who was the last U.S. president whose military service was in the mounted U.S. Cavalry? If you didn’t say “Teddy Roosevelt,” you’re unusual. If you said “Ronald Reagan,” you’re amazing – and you’re right. This is just one of the interesting facts I learned at the U.S. Caval…

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Nobody can live without water as a life source, but some Edmond residents say they can live without the spikes they’ve seen in their water bill in recent months.

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The Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden is pleased to welcome Rochelle Wilhelm, director of guest experiences/events and Roby Elsner, curator of primates. The Zoo is also happy to announce the promotion of Tracey Dolphin-Drees, of Edmond, to curator of hoofstock. 

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To the east, the two-lane road is still known as Edmond Road until it turns into W. 2nd St. in Edmond.

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Neighborhood Night Out is an annual event to remind residents to take an active role in preventing crime, drug abuse, and violence prevention programs, said Dan O’Neil, mayor.

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Chelley Hilmes has worked for the Oklahoma Department of Transportation for two decades, which is the majority of her 28 years of state service. Chelley Hilmes was recently named the Oklahoma Department of Transportation director of Finance and Administration. She is someone you should know.

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STILLWATER — Oklahoma State University gave way to the traditional color of orange in favor of green recently as 4-H’ers from across the state arrived on campus for the 98th State 4-H Roundup. More than 800 youth and adults took part in the three-day event which featured educational opportun…

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ARCADIA —  Stillwater singer-songwriter Dan Seibert will provide Morning Music at the Arcadia Round Barn on Saturday, Sept. 7, and the monthly Round Barn Rendezvous is scheduled from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 8.

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If you drove past Trice Hill Cemetery earlier this month, you might have lamented how people just can’t stop using their cell phones in public. Rows of people were fanned out across the cemetery, all with heads down and phones up. However, these volunteers weren’t searching for Pokémon or ce…

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Earlier this year at the intersection of W. Memorial Road and N. Rockwell Ave. it was not uncommon to see a coyote run across a field at night.

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The Edmond Planning Commission approved the site plan, final plat and special use permit for Saint Mary’s Episcopal Church proposed for 3100 N. Broadway, just north of Covell. This week’s vote was 3-0.

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GULFPORT, Miss. — “We Build, We Fight” has been the motto of the U. S. Navy’s Construction Force, known as the “Seabees,” for more than 75 years. Constructionman Apprentice Anthony Nibs, a 2010 Guthrie Job Corps Center graduate and native of Oklahoma City, builds and fights around the world …

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Metro community leader, Barbara Young will be honored as a Recovery Champion at a luncheon on Oct. 3, 2019, at Vast, 333 West Sheridan Ave, Oklahoma City. She is someone you should know.

OKLAHOMA CITY — Congressman Tom Cole (R-OK) and Congresswoman Kendra Horn (D-OK) joined leaders from the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation recently to announce two major federal grants totaling as much as $48 million to OMRF. The National Institutes of Health awarded the grants, which wil…

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Most of the elected members to the House of Representatives during the last election cycle are sensible political moderates rather than being extreme liberals as often characterized, Congresswoman Kendra Horn said Wednesday.

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Darin Kent became the Oklahoma City Metro Market President of Regent Bank in June 2012. He had moved to Oklahoma in 2004 and spent nearly eight years as senior vice president with Citizens Bank of Edmond prior to joining Regent Bank. He is someone you should know.

Businessman Eric Roberts announces his candidacy to serve as State Representative for Oklahoma House District 83, serving residents in Edmond, Nichols Hills, the Village, and Oklahoma City.

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Plans for this year’s annual downtown Edmond scarecrow contest for businesses are in place. Soon those artistic creations will be back on sidewalks near your favorite destination.

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This weekend is the last big push for signing a referendum for State Question 803 which would stop the law for the open carrying of a gun from going into effect on Nov. 1. The referendum petition calls for Oklahomans to vote on the issue in 2020.

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The Aug. 19 dedication by local and state leaders of the new Oklahoma City Boulevard closed the final chapter on the I-40 Crosstown rebuild, a nearly 25-year and $730 million federal and state infrastructure investment that transformed development opportunities in Oklahoma City’s downtown.

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ARCADIA — Edmond singer-songwriters Ben and Alycia Goeke will provide Morning Music, and members of the Sooner Model A Club will drop by in their vintage cars on Aug. 24 at the Arcadia Round Barn.

OKLAHOMA CITY — Beginning Aug. 15, Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Oklahoma County is asking the community to step forward and join the ranks of their volunteers during a diversity-focused awareness campaign. "Community Response 2019," will continue CASA’s commitment to understan…

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Charles Frederick "Freddie" Marks, Sr., died Oct. 12, 2019. Born Aug. 29, 1929, and raised in Edmond, Okla., he was the middle child of five and the third of four boys born to Mary Alice McCaulley Marks and Luther W. Marks II. Freddie's early life as part of a third-generation family active …

Dana Leon Stilwell, age 71, of Bella Vista, Ark., died Oct. 10, 2019. He was born Jan. 25, 1948, in Oklahoma City, Okla. Dana proudly served in the Navy. He is survived by his wife, Robin Stilwell. Arrangements by Bella Vista Funeral Home & Crematory. For condolences and full obit see ww…