Two Father/Son Duos Think of Father’s Day Differently After Transplant Connection

The Koontz family never takes a Father’s Day for granted after nearly losing their patriarch last year. Keith Koontz of Wichita, Kansas was having...

A PLACE CALLED HOME ASH STREET PLACE IS COZY

Story by James Coburn, Staff Writer Today, she and her nurse aides and volunteers strive to give the same quality of care and compassion to...

SAVVY SENIOR: Electric Trikes Provide Older Riders Fun, Fitness and Safety

Dear Savvy Senior, What can you tell me about electric trikes for semi-seniors? I used to cycle a lot in my younger years but have...

TRAVEL/ENTERTAINMENT: Santa Fe : Old and New Traditions

Photography and Text by Terry “Travels with Terry” Zinn t4z@aol.com Anytime you hear the word Santa Fe, it has to conjure up images. And if...

Destination Oklahoma points to communities, cultural traditions

New exhibition will feature more than a dozen works from five Oklahoma-based artists Destination Oklahoma, opening at Oklahoma Contemporary on July 14, offers artist perspectives...

Singing legend Johnny Mathis still touring at 86

By Nick Thomas Chances are, every time velvet-voiced Johnny Mathis takes center stage during his current US tour, the atmosphere could turn Misty. Sure, some devoted...

Hudson College of Public Health Coordinates Initiative to Improve Future Response...

To ensure that Oklahoma is prepared for future public health emergencies like the COVID-19 pandemic, the Center for Public Health Practice at the Hudson...

Greg Schwem: Have we allowed our children to become royal pains?

by Greg Schwem Maybe it’s time to admit that, when it comes to parental discipline, our skills have disappeared faster than a toddler’s attention span. Princess...

Mulready Says Get Ready Part II: During the Storm

By Oklahoma When it comes to severe weather, proper preparation and knowing what to do in certain situations can save you and your family’s...

OMRF hosts teachers for research

Nearly 40 Oklahoma middle school math teachers became students again this week, receiving a glimpse into the medical research that results from the passion...

FIVE SOCIAL SECURITY RESOURCES THAT CAN PROTECT ELDERS FROM SCAMS

By Tonya Cater, Social Security Public Affairs Specialist in Arkansas World Elder Abuse Awareness Day was June 15. On that day, communities, seniors, caregivers, governments,...

22 INTEGRIS Health Medical Group Clinics Continue to be Nationally Recognized...

The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) recently announced that 22 INTEGRIS Health Medical Group Clinics earned Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Recognition renewal. The clinics...

Broadcaster Celebrates “Race to Remember”

Story and photo by Darl DeVault, Contributing Editor Since its inception in 2001, Mark Bravo, 64, has added color commentary to the Oklahoma City Memorial...

SAVVY SENIOR: How to Choose a Medicare Supplemental (Medigap) Policy

Dear Savvy Senior, I’m planning to enroll in original Medicare in a few months and have been told I probably need to get a Medicare...

Bradford Building Among New Oklahoma National Register Listings

The Oklahoma Historical Society, State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) is pleased to announce the National Register of Historic Places designation for the following properties...

Grellner Selected to Serve on State Board of Health

Dr. Randy Grellner, a candidate for the U.S. Senate representing Oklahoma, has been approved to serve on the State Board of Health by the...

Proud of Progress with a Cry for Help

Story by Darl DeVault, Contributing Editor Bonnie Wells, 66, has made it her mission to help Edmond area adults with developmental disabilities become more independent...

RN Renfrow Running For Office

by Van Mitchell, SNL writer Gabe Renfrow isn’t afraid of taking on life challenges, and says his approach running for public office is no different. Renfrow,...

A watchful eye: Local doctor helps seniors monitor health

story and photo by Bobby Anderson, Staff Writer It’s all fun in the sun when you’re young. But as you start to age all that exposure...

Kurt Russell Discusses Acting Career at Induction ceremony

Story by Darl DeVault, Contributing Editor In a conversation with an early-career friend and actor Michael McGreevey, Kurt Russell, 71, provided detail about his long...

OKLAHOMA WOMAN IS BACK IN THE SADDLE, AGAIN

After a major fall, metro senior credits physical therapy with helping her regain independence Equine lovers can’t imagine life without horses. Carol Peake or Piedmont...

Grand Activity at OKC RIVERSPORT

Story by Darl DeVault, Contributing Editor Sometimes known as a Grand Activity, grandparents often help their grandkids explore new activities outdoors when they share leisure...

TINSELTOWN TALKS: Bill and Susan Hayes still having the time of...

By Nick Thomas Actors Bill Hayes and Susan Seaforth were married in 1974. Or was it 1976? Actually, it was both! The pair tied the...

TRAVEL / ENTERTAINMENT: A Regent Cruise: Travel Fulfillment aboard Voyager of...

Photography and Text by Terry “Travels with Terry” Zinn t4z@aol.com Due to health limitations, I do not travel as much as I used to, but...

Grants fund essential equipment for OMRF mouse facility

Five grants totaling $1.5 million have provided new cage-cleaning and sterilization equipment for the more than 20,000 mice that call the Oklahoma Medical Research...

deadCenter Film, Norman Music Festival partner for inaugural Oklahoma Music Video...

In a year of full returns in-person and across theaters, deadCenter Film and Norman Music Festival are proud to partner on Thursday, April 28,...

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