Author Archive | Josh Helmer


Inspiring Next Generation

Westheimer Airport Focuses on Youth Through Annual Aviation Festival by Lindsay Cuomo Careers in the aviation industry have become increasingly hidden to the public. Safety concerns have prompted new regulations, forcing pilots and air traffic controllers to operate behind locked doors. While that has brought a sense of security, it comes with a price. “We […]

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Normanite In the Spotlight: Kenny Mossman

Kenny Mossman started his professional career as an award-winning sports writer and editor for a Kansas newspaper. At the time, his job was a perfect fit. Mossman loved writing, and he thrived in the fast-paced world of sports news. However, as time went by, he started to miss one thing: being a fan. While working […]

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Silver Anniversary

Sooner Carpet Cleaning Celebrates 25 Years of Success by Kaylee Campbell Twenty-five years ago, Jim Mitchell began cleaning carpets for a living and he named his business Sooner Carpet Cleaning. Over the years, the business grew, as did his family, but the two were never really separate. “My husband started [the business] from scratch,” said […]

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Luggage With Love

Luggage With Love: Citizen’s Advisory Boards adds new program to help foster kids in Norman by Lindsay Cuomo For the hundreds of children in foster care in Cleveland County, the Citizens’ Advisory Board is a lifeline for support during traumatic times. The agency began nearly 30 years ago with the simple goal of fulfill the Christmas […]

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Voice of the Heartland

Annual Competition to Benefit Norman Arts Community by Chelsey Kraft Do you have what it takes to be the next Voice of the Heartland? Then it’s time to sign up for Norman’s annual vocal competition, presented by The Sooner Theatre and Hal Smith Restaurant Group. Local talent as well as artists from all over the […]

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