We're always interested in hearing about news in our community. Let us know what's going on!

featured

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…

alert featured

The city council voted 5-0 this week to affirm the Edmond Planning Commission’s decision to allow the site plan approvals of the Taco Bell and Burger King restaurants on the west side of Kelly Avenue, south of Covell Road, south of Lowe's.

alert featured

A design disagreement in Edmond’s fastest-growing roadway placed Mayor Dan O’Neil at odds with the remainder of the City Council during a planning meeting earlier this week. The Edmond City Council held a public workshop Monday on the current Covell Road widening project from east of Broadwa…

alert

The Logan County Partnership coalition has published a new comprehensive Community Health Assessment of Logan County. The Partnership completed its first five-year Community Health Improvement Plan in October of last year. 

alert

OKLAHOMA CITY — The public is invited to the Freedom Fiesta Celebration at 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 18 at the Fifth Street Baptist Church, in recognition of the 61st Anniversary of the OKC Sit-In Movement, held in August 1958, and the 50th Anniversary of the OKC Sanitation Strike, held in August 1969.

alert featured

The Edmond Elks Lodge has presented the Edmond Boys Ranch $500 in needed school supplies. This donation continues the long-term support of the ranch thanks to the Elks National Foundation’s Community Investment Grants Program.  

alert featured

Citizens Bank of Edmond’s Heard on Hurd will say farewell to summer and hello new school year with a back to school bash-themed event. With 32 food vendors, 17 retail vendors, three rocking local bands, The OC Summer Singers, Lime Scooter demonstrations, Teacup Chain square dancers and more,…

alert

On June 30, 2019, native Oklahoman Patsy “Pat” Miller McFall of Edmond was installed as Registrar General of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution at the organization’s annual Continental Congress in Washington, D.C. 

alert

The Edmond Chapter of Parents Helping Parents will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20 at McLaren's Pantry, 3414 South Boulevard in the Boulevard Shopping Center. The restaurant is closed to the general public at 6 p.m. The meeting is from 6:30-7:45 p.m. 

alert featured

OKLAHOMA CITY — At 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8, Christian Business Men’s Connection (CBMC) will host its annual banquet to honor a respected Oklahoma leader whose life is the personification of the “salt and light” that Christ called all believers to be. The honoree this year is Dr. John D. Fo…

alert featured

OKLAHOMA CITY — Thirty-six Oklahoma educators including one from Edmond can hardly wait to return to the classroom after experiencing a week of historical immersion into early American life at the Colonial Williamsburg Teacher Institute, held at the restored capital of 18th-century Virginia.

alert

The Edmond Genealogical Society will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 19 at the LDS Church, 1315 E. 33rd Street in Edmond. The program, The Boley Farmers and Merchant's Bank Robbery, will be presented by André Head, President of the Black Genealogy Research Group (BGRG) and CEO of the Coltrane…

alert featured

Ted’s Café Escondido has announced plans to completely remodel their location at 801 E Danforth in Edmond. The Danforth location was the second Ted’s location to be opened, 12 years later than the original Ted’s location at NW 68th and May Avenue in Oklahoma City. 

alert featured

The Edmond Planning Commission rejected the rezoning of property located at 20 and 22 E. Sixth Street by a 1-4 vote. Commissioner Rob Rainy voted in favor of the item that will go before the Edmond City Council on Aug. 26. The Central Edmond Urban District Board approved the item by a 7-0 vo…

alert featured

Edmond Police anticipate having body cameras in use by the end of August if there are no unforeseen delays, said Sgt. James Hamm, of the EPD traffic division.

OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahomans who need to renew registrations for cars, trucks, motorcycles, boats and other vehicles can now take care of business wherever they are through the Gov2Go mobile app.

Have you been lucky enough to have inherited some family treasures, old photographs or other heirlooms? Many of us have and don't know what to do with them, how to display them or the proper storage methods for them. Or, do you have boxes and piles of genealogy “stuff” under the bed, in the …

At least four times a year, many members of Lighthouse Lutheran Church, at 325 S. Boulevard, gather at the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma to serve the people of the region. As one member and volunteer says, "I get a feel-good feeling knowing that I am doing something to help someone in need.” 

OKLAHOMA CITY — An Oklahoma author highlights the book signing schedule at Full Circle Bookstore in August. James Jennings is an Edmond resident who will be on hand at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 15 to sign his book, “Mirador.”

alert

One lucky donor who gives blood at selected Bob Moore Auto Group dealerships across the metro will drive away with a brand new Ford Fiesta. Bob Moore Auto Group is teaming up with Oklahoma Blood Institute and KFOR-TV to hold blood drives from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 10.

alert featured

Dr. Paul Lehman has the honor of being a University Professor Emeritus for the Department of English of the University of Central Oklahoma. He is someone you should know.

alert featured

Making their United States debut, the Four Italian Tenors will perform an evening of operatic tenor hits at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019, at Armstrong Auditorium to begin the 2019-20 Performing Arts Series.

featured

Oklahoma City businessman Ken Warner today announced his candidacy for Oklahoma House District 96. The seat is currently held by Lewis Moore, who is term limited. 

alert featured

Take a drive up Durango Way in the Olde Edmond neighborhood and there’s one house you can’t miss. Not for the two-story, red-brick Georgian design with dormers protruding from the gabled roof, nor for the lush landscaping or the basketball hoop in the driveway. What’s sure to draw your eye i…

alert featured

Edmond North High School 2019 graduate, AFJROTC cadet and scholarship winner Matt Boutin earned his FAA Private Pilot’s License at Liberty University, Virg., this summer! 

alert featured

With the gymnastics competition season looming, an 8-year-old Edmond gymnast found herself on the sidelines after an injury made it necessary to postpone her training. Physical therapy became her best chance to train in time to return to competition.

alert featured

Crews remain busy constructing the Edmond Tennis Center at 601 W. 15th Street. Heavy spring rainfall has put this project behind the early summer 2020 completion schedule by at least five months, said Larry Stevens, city manager.

alert featured

If you’ve been in attendance at a LibertyFest parade in downtown Edmond, you’ve probably seen men and women carrying bundles of small American flags. They walk from person to person seeking $1 donations to trade out for the flags on behalf of The Edmond Exchange Club.

alert featured

The Edmond Elks Lodge has been supporting Make Promises Happen for more than 20 years, according to John “Happy” Griffin, an organizer of the annual event at the Central Oklahoma Camp and Conference Center located in Guthrie. This year was no different.

alert featured

As the school year begins, several Edmond-area students will be the first to embark on a new “microschool” that will be a hybrid between homeschooling and a traditional brick-and-mortar school.

The Edmond Chapter of Parents Helping Parents will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6 at  McLaren's Pantry, 3414 S. Boulevard in the Boulevard Shopping Center. The restaurant is closed to the general public at 6 p.m. The meeting is from 6:30-7:45 p.m.

alert featured

The state’s first sales and use taxes check for fiscal year 2019-20 reflects a positive trend from both revenue sources, said Larry Stevens, city manager.

featured

Besem Beteck, M.D., a board-certified vascular surgeon, has begun seeing patients at OU Physicians at Edmond and is performing surgeries at OU Medical Center Edmond. He is someone you should know.

alert featured

Burlington Northern Santa Fe’s infrastructure track work is underway. The concrete work is the first of two components in the works for the Quiet Zone project, said Larry Stevens, city manager.

alert

The Metropolitan Library System Summer Reading program has seen the highest participation figures on record and there are still several days until the end of the program.

alert featured

In a well-lit, well-ventilated room on an upper floor of the OSBI Forensic Science Center in Edmond is a set of shelves that houses hundreds of boxes of cards with 125,000 DNA samples, mostly from convicted felons and felony arrestees.

topical alert featured

One of America’s great buildings – and great art museums – is tucked in the northwest corner of the Arkansas Ozarks. From a fortune built on a discount empire, Alice Walton, daughter of Walmart founder Sam Walton, has taken an impressive chunk of her wealth to give an amazing gift to a regio…

alert

The Oklahoma Department of Transportation is developing its 2020-2045 Long Range Transportation Plan and is inviting the public to get involved in the year-long process.The federally required plan will establish transportation policies and priorities for the next 25 years for various modes o…

alert featured

Citizens Bank of Edmond’s Heard on Hurd returns on Saturday July 20. The block party will also host an addition of their annual Film Festival. There will be live music, food trucks and local retail vendors.

This Week's Circulars