Author Archive | Josh Helmer

Legacy of Service

Moore Businesswoman Carries on Parents’ Passion for Helping Others by Roxanne Avery At some time in life, most people face at least one major insurance claim, and many don’t have the knowledge it takes to receive a fair settlement. Brown-O’Haver, a public insurance adjusting company, is in business to help home and business owners through […]

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Lumber Girl

Norman Teen Creates Handmade Cutting Boards to Fund Softball Passion by Heide Brandes Young Paisley Ross casts an unlikely image as she leans over her father’s band saw, slicing through a board layered with walnut, poplar and dark cherry wood. She’s been working on her project for a while, cutting strips of the wood and […]

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Festive Favorites

by Lindsay Cuomo City officials and community organizations in Norman and Moore have plenty of special events planned to spread holiday cheer all season long. A COMMUNITY TREE LIGHTING AT ANDREWS PARK On Nov. 30, Norman residents can celebrate Norman’s annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony. “This is the first year the city and the library are […]

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Normanites in the Spotlight: Joe and Rebecca Sparks

If you’ve been in Norman for any length of time, you’ve probably heard of Legend’s Restaurant. There’s no arguing that the business boasts a storied history with which few Norman establishments can compete. In the weeks following a significant milestone for the restaurant, Legend’s co-owners Joe and Rebecca Sparks have spent a lot of time […]

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Game Day Mass

Church Rolls Out Welcome for Sooner Fans by Roxanne Avery Father Jim understands the complexities of the modern world, especially surrounding game day on the University of Oklahoma campus. That’s why he established a Game Day Mass this year as a way of feeding the spiritual needs of OU football fans. Father Jim is also […]

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