High Mileage

Norman Native Spends Lifetime in Car Care Business Gina Waller Hill grew up in the car business. She spent her summers and hours after school, working in her family’s repair shop.“I answered phones, filled the soda machine, things like that,” Waller Hill said. “My dad worked for Goodyear, starting when I was three years old. […]

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Jazz in June 2019

Annual Festival Features Schedule of New Performers Whether new to the event or a faithful fan, the 36th annual Jazz in June is going to be a treat, with a full slate of acts that have never performed at the festival before, said Eric Walschap, festival committee chairman. “The festival headliner is Funky Knuckles, a […]

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Thousands of Animals Helped

Wildcare Oklahoma Passes Major Milestone After Three Decades of Service In 1984, Rondi Large started Wildcare Oklahoma, a rehabilitation center caring for injured or orphaned wildlife.“Since childhood, I’ve been attracted to wildlife, and I have a soft spot for injured or orphaned animals,” Large said. “When we started, we would take in one or two […]

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Hot Act

Sooner Theater Hosts Summer Camp for Community’s Young Thespians The shy kids are among Nancy Coggins’ favorite summer camp students. Coggins, who works as Sooner Theatre’s public relations and development director, said parents often come to her worried that their child might be unable to break out of their shell, thinking that perhaps the theatre’s […]

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Get Inspired

Find Inspiration during BASCO’s Annual Festival of Homes in June The Festival of Homes is the perfect opportunity for the community to see the work of quality home builders, along with the latest in home design and technology. This year’s festival will once again be held the first two weekends in June, June 14-16 and […]

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Rewarding Career

Retiring PE Teacher Looks Forward to Her Next Chapter After 41 years of teaching physical education at Norman’s Jackson Elementary, Mary Coleman is being honored for her continued inspiration by a new student award that carries her name.The Mary Coleman Physical Fitness Award was given for the first time at Jackson Elementary School’s fifth grade […]

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