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Poetry reading planned in Norman

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 4:55pm

FROM STAFF REPORTS

NORMAN — The Mark Allen Everett Poetry Series at the University of Oklahoma and MAINSITE Contemporary Art will hold a poetry reading from 7 to 8 p.m.

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Medieval Fair offers fun, frivolity

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 6:30pm

FROM STAFF REPORTS 

NORMAN — The 42nd annual Medieval Fair brought a coterie of lords and ladies to Norman's Reaves Park on Friday.

Games included the ax throw and the "dragon's nest," as well as chess games with human pieces.

The fair at Reaves Park, 2501 S Jenkins Ave., continues from 10 a.m.

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Silver Alert canceled, missing Norman woman found safe

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 10:30am

From Staff Reports

NORMAN — A Silver Alert has been canceled and a missing woman jhas been found safe, police report.

Debra Hall, 64, has been missing since Friday, police report.

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Return to medieval times at Norman fair

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 4:25pm

FROM STAFF REPORTS 

NORMAN — More than 200 artisans will be at the 42nd Annual Medieval Fair at Reaves Park on Friday through Sunday in Norman.

A 14th-century kingdom comes to life each year at the Medieval Fair, as costumed citizens dressed as kings, queens, knights and fools take part in the immersive experience.

Held annually since 1977, this living history fair features educational exhibits, arts, crafts, food, games, demonstrations and ongoing entertainment at seven stages, according to the Norman Visitors Bureau.

Food vendors at the Medieval Fair will offer foods including smoked turkey legs, roasted corn, funnel cakes and handcrafted root beer.

One-of-a-kind wares include whimsical and fine art, jewelry, woodworking, leather goods, swords and shields, pottery, stained glass and clothing.

The free fair is open from 10 a.m.

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Oklahoma City Schools closing Wednesday for teacher walkout.

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 4:24am

From Staff Reports

Oklahoma City Schools and several area school districts are closing Wednesday for a third straight day for the statewide teacher walkout.

Bethany, Deer Creek, Edmond, Mid-Del, Newcastle, Norman, Oklahoma City, Purcell, Shawnee, Yukon Schools and others will be closed Wednesday.

Check NewsOK.com for a complete list of school closings. 



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Basketball tournament to benefit Norman nonprofit Loveworks Leadership

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 7:46pm

FROM STAFF REPORTS

First-responders from Norman and Moore will compete in a basketball tournament April 21 that benefits a Norman youth organization.

The fourth annual “Heroes on the Court” event will take place at 10 a.m.

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Spring enrollment up at only 7 colleges

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 4:37pm

By Kathryn McNutt


Spring enrollment at Oklahoma’s public colleges and universities decreased 1.5 percent compared with last year.

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