Lifestyle

In-page image(s)

Morning Music, Elm Tree Concert coming up at Arcadia Round Barn

Body

ARCADIA – Kelsey Avants and Tim Gent will provide Morning Music on July 25, and Wild Heart will perform during the Elm Tree Concert Series on July 26 at the Arcadia Round Barn.

Avants and Gent, who are from Marlow, perform a wide variety of music and especially like swing tunes. Avants is a fiddler and Gent is on guitar. They will perform from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

In-page image(s)

4-H’ers look to positive experiences despite fair cancellation

Body

By Trisha Gedon

STILLWATER, Okla. – The state fair is more than an opportunity to eat a deep-fried candy bar, take a ride on a roller coaster or just sit back and watch people. The Oklahoma State Fair and county fairs statewide historically have been opportunities for Oklahoma 4-H’ers to exhibit their work from the last year and compete for a coveted blue ribbon.

In-page image(s)

Meridian Technology Center Programs Adapt During COVID-19: Creativity Is Key to Skills Training Amid Pandemic

Body

STILLWATER, Okla. – When Penelope Harders and Candace Johnson left Meridian Technology Center on March 13, the Practical Nursing students expected to see each other the week after spring break.

Because of COVID-19, one week turned into two. Then two weeks turned into three. Three weeks turned into four. 

While they didn’t resume their on-campus training at Tech until June 1, the students relied heavily on their friendship and shared resources to make the school’s distance learning plan work.

In-page image(s)

OVAC Announces Art 365 Projects 2020-2021

Body

OKLAHOMA – Every three years, the Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition (OVAC) hosts the highly competitive program, Art 365, in which five Oklahoma-based creative proposals are selected to complete innovative artwork in consultation with a nationally recognized curator. In an unprecedented model for the region, the artists receive an honorarium of $12,000. Over the course of the year, these artists create a body of work that will culminate with exhibitions in both Tulsa and Oklahoma City.

In-page image(s)

Edmond Genealogical Society July Program

Body

The Edmond Genealogical Society is happy to report regular monthly meetings will start again July 20, 2020, with program speaker Chad Williams, Director of the Research Division at the Oklahoma Historical Society. Mr. Williams will give information about the Gateway to Oklahoma History, an online repository of Oklahoma history where visitors can search, view and download newspapers, photographs, maps, and documents concerning the history of the state of Oklahoma. 

In-page image(s)

Free Program to Help with Teen Vaping Epidemic

Body

Julie Bisbee
TSET Executive Director

The biggest challenge to Big Tobacco’s business model is that its product kills its most successful customers. The solution is hooking new, young users on their deadly products. These strategies have been well documented in internal tobacco industry documents where children are referred to as “replacement smokers.”