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Norman police searching for missing woman Thursday

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 10:52am

From Staff Reports

NORMAN — Police are searching for a woman who went missing early Thursday morning.

Officials said Amanda Leeann Drake was last seen about 5 a.m.

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Stillwater band kicks off Riverwind's Beats & Bites festival

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 4:29pm

By Whitney Bryen For The Oklahoman

NORMAN — Riverwind Casino kicked off another year of its Beats & Bites festival Saturday with the Stillwater-born, red dirt band Jason Boland and The Stragglers.

“Tulsa Time” and “Pearl Snaps” garnered singalongs from the crowd, which included Okies of all ages, many wearing cowboy boots and hats.

The monthly music and food truck festival continues June 9 with The Romantics.

More than a dozen food trucks and a few traveling shops line the casino's east parking lot one Saturday each month through August.

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Neighborhood safety forum planned at Little Axe Community Center

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 4:07pm

FROM STAFF REPORTS

A community forum about crime and neighborhood safety will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Little Axe Community Center, 1000 168th Ave.

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University of Oklahoma President Boren highlights achievements, momentum at his final board meeting

Thu, 05/10/2018 - 7:23pm

By K.S. McNutt Staff Writer kmcnutt@oklahoman.com

NORMAN — President David Boren wished much happiness to his successor Thursday as he participated in his final meeting of the University of Oklahoma Board of Regents.

Boren is retiring after nearly 24 years leading the university.

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Food handler’s certification class set

Thu, 05/10/2018 - 2:36pm

FROM STAFF REPORTS

A food handler's certification course is planned at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Little Axe Community Center, 1000 168th Ave.

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Flower Power Market planned Friday

Wed, 05/09/2018 - 9:51am

FROM STAFF REPORTS

NORMAN — As part of Norman's 2nd Friday Art Walk, the Flower Power Market will return from 6 to 9:30 p.m.

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Norman's May Fair Arts Festival offers array of arts and crafts, food

Mon, 05/07/2018 - 4:11pm

By Sharla Bardin For The Oklahoman

NORMAN — Visitors to the May Fair Arts Festival found an array of arts and crafts, flowers, fashion and food.

The event, which took place Saturday and Sunday in Andrews Park, 201 W Daws St., featured a variety of artists, original craft work, a juried art show, food trucks, art education programs and information about community services.

May Fair Arts Festival is presented by the Assistance League of Norman, and the event is now in its 44th year.

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Residents invited to hear update on city of Norman ADA transition plan

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 2:40pm

FROM STAFF REPORTS

NORMAN — The public is invited to learn about the progress of the city of Norman's Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Transition Plan Update.

The open house will be from 6 to 8 p.m.

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Achievers: OU climber qualifies to compete in world championship

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 4:48pm

Gentry Cole, a freshman and competitive climber on the University of Oklahoma climbing team has qualified to compete in the 2018 FISU World University Sport Climbing Championship in Bratislava, Slovakia, in June.

Cole was a longtime competitive climber on the USA Climbing youth circuit, and this is his first season competing at the collegiate level.

In March, Cole placed first at Collegiate Regionals in two disciplines: speed climbing and sport climbing.

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Norman Music Festival offers mix of musicians

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 10:17am

FROM STAFF REPORTS

NORMAN — A wide range of music was heard during the 11th annual Norman Music Festival this past weekend.

The free, independent music festival in downtown Norman had multiple indoor and outdoor venues.



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Flamenco guitarist to perform recital at OU

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 4:29pm

FROM STAFF REPORTS

NORMAN — Flamenco guitarist Oscar Herrero will present a recital Saturday as part of the University of Oklahoma School of Music's Norton Artist Series.

The performance, which is open to the public with complimentary admission, is scheduled for 8 p.m.

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OU students to showcase dance choreography

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 4:28pm

FROM STAFF REPORTS

NORMAN — Four University of Oklahoma School of Dance master's of fine arts candidates will showcase their choreography Friday and Saturday.

The showcase, titled “SOMA,” will be performed at 8 p.m.

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