Author Archive | Perry Spencer

Anderson, Russell

Service Spotlight: Russell Anderson

Communications Chief, 911 Call Staff are the First of the First Responders by Marla Freeman Oklahomans depend on 911 in an emergency, but often take for granted the behind-the-scenes efforts it takes for the call to be answered and the message to be delivered. Fortunately, for residents of Norman, Russell Anderson works hard each day […]

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The Taste of Success

Norman’s First Food Truck Park Greeted with Open Arms by Tegan Burkhard Here’s what residents, food truck owners and developers have to say about TOLY Park, Norman’s first food truck hangout at 227 W Main Street. “On our opening night, we ran out of tables, and people were sitting on the ground out here,” said […]

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Normanite in the Spotlight: Don Rother

by Catherine Poslusny The City of Norman has always had a soft spot for its soccer programs. Through the years, families from all walks of life have consistently come together to be a part of the local soccer scene. Don Rother, executive director of the Norman Youth Soccer Association and Norman North soccer coach, knows […]

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Walking Tall

Shoes Take the Spotlight in Brown’s Shoes Summer Vacation Contest by Chelsey Kraft Our shoes do a lot of work, but they get very little of the limelight. That’s all about to change this summer, through a summer vacation contest sponsored for the second year in a row by Brown’s Shoe Fit Co. of Norman. […]

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Splashy Open

After Years of Planning, Norman Aquatics Center Now Open by Chelsey Kraft Residents of Norman and the surrounding communities will soon have a new spot to spend the upcoming hot summer days. The Westwood Family Aquatic Center, located at 2400 Westport Drive will open on May 26. The facility will be open from noon to […]

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What’s in a Name? Andrews Park

Abe Andres Dedicated his Life to Norman’s Recreation by Jeff Provine Andrews Park is the beating heart of activity for the city of Norman, with its open-air amphitheater, splash pad and skate park, all within a one-block area between Acres and Daws streets. Even though it’s always active, the park is perhaps busiest during the […]

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