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For the fourth year in a row, East Central University was honored for its civic engagement after tying for first place in the Oklahoma Campus Compact 2017 Voter Registration Contest.

Outstanding academic work during the 2017 fall semester has earned listings on the President’s Honor Roll for students at East Central University.

Regarded as a sacred city to the Jewish, Christian and Muslim faiths, the ancient city of Jerusalem as been at the center of dispute between Palestine and Israel for decades. And for many years, U.S. presidents have attempted to engage and negotiate peace talks between Israel and Palestine i…

Holly is used in and for a variety of landscape purposes that surpass mere holiday specimens. Leaf size, shape and persistence, berry color and the overall form of different Ilex species open a door of creativity to the home gardener.

While the Christmas tree is the centerpiece for many families when it comes to holiday decorations, the poinsettia is another great way to add a bit of festive flair to your home. They’re available in several solid colors, as well as variegated colors.

Oklahoma News

  • By Adrian O’Hanlon III | CNHI News Oklahoma

Donors and sponsors began calling recently to inquire about how to spread holiday cheer to United Way of Southeastern Oklahoma, but started to worry when those calls continually went unanswered.

  • By Sidney Lee | CNHI News Oklahoma

NORMAN — Power outages and surges has been a problem from downtown Norman residents and businesses for years, and as the downtown business sector revitalized, issues with electricity only increased.

  • By LeeAnn Barton | CNHI Oklahoma

We are smack dab in the midst of “tis the season”; season of jolly, holly and oft times folly. I think of folly when it comes to orchids for florists and garden centers offer orchids in abundance when the holiday season rolls around.

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  • By Deb Hirt | CNHI Oklahoma

Now is the time of year that I relish. All those nests that were hidden among the leaves during spring and summer are now visible. Having viewed those areas countless times and observing which birds were heading into the trees, those nests now hold the secret on what birds were nesting. This is a wonderful way to learn nests. We have Bell’s and Warbling Vireos, Green Herons, doves, American Robins, Baltimore and Orchard Orioles, Scissor-tailed Flycatchers, and many more. You can also find nest cavities for woodpeckers, Carolina Chickadees, Tufted Titmice, and others. I’ll bet you even notice manmade objects in the construction.

National News

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  • Brian Tynes

ATLANTA (RNN) - Power has been fully restored to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport after nearly a day with no electricity, the Associated Press reports, but even with the power restored, the massive outage will continue to affect Monday flights.

  • RNN Staff

(RNN) - Two people are dead after a shooting at the Penn State Beaver campus on Wednesday afternoon. Pennsylvania State Police are investigating the shooting as a murder-suicide, KDKA in Pittsburgh reported.