Tag Archives: The Village

Aurora Lora speaks during a public meeting at Andrew Johnson Elementary, Thursday, March 23, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

OKC Public Schools consolidation plan would drastically affect students, communities

OKC Public Schools consolidation plan would drastically affect students, communities

“We are looking at more systemic changes because we’ve run out of easy things to cut,” Lora said last week. “Now, we have to look at changes in grade configurations and school closures for small schools.”

Stanley Hupfeld | Photo provided

OKCPS school board candidates prepare for Tuesday election

Budget issues, school choice, student demographics and teacher pay are important topics in this election.


Recent law changes target repeat DUI offenders

DUI cases are now required to be heard in courts of record.

Congressman Steve Russell shakes hands with Don Spurgin before a town hall meeting at The Village Municipal Building, Tuesday, March 8, 2016.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Steve Russell jumps headlong into his new duties as a state congressman

Steve Russell focuses on border security and immigration policy in his first year in office.

Under pressure

Very hot. So it was last week that the city, for the first time in more than a decade, implemented a mandatory odd-even water rotation program. Update: On Tuesday, July 19 the City of Oklahoma City announced via press release that the temporary outdoor watering ban for NW and NE areas will end at noon,

Emergency functions

At a special Oklahoma City Council meeting July 12, Fire Chief Keith Bryant presented the city’s “window of opportunity” to opt out of the Emergency Medical Services Authority trust and either hand over ambulance services to the fire department or have the city or fire department manage emergency medical services and contract with a private

Oklahoma City implements mandatory watering program

All citizens and communities using OKC water are subject to the program, including: • The Village• Warr Acres• Lake Aluma• Piedmont• Moore• El Reno• Edmond• Yukon• Mustang• Norman• Blanchard• Deer Creek• Canadian County District 3 Houses with addresses ending in even numbers may use yard sprinklers and irrigation systems on even-numbered dates; odd numbers on

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