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Local Production Value

October 2012 Issue
Local Production Value
Ten years ago, it was impossible for the average person to make their own movie — unless that person was okay with cardboard sets and laughably bad cameras, or unless they were especially wealthy. But Edmond filmmaker Kyle Roberts...

Dream Come True

October 2012 Issue
Dream Come True
Sometimes life takes you places you never thought you’d go. Such is the case with Oklahoma-born-and-bred published author, Stefne Miller, who says the idea of writing never occurred to her until God led her down that path in a dream.

MY EO: Staci Patton, Salon Owner

October 2012 Issue
MY EO: Staci Patton, Salon Owner
BMX Bike Rider, Salon Owner

ARTS: Hollywood Dreams

September 2012 Issue
ARTS: Hollywood Dreams
Cassidee Vandalia never planned to be in movies. Now, she’s already acted in five and four of them were just this year.

SPORTS: Fan Cave

September 2012 Issue
SPORTS: Fan Cave
Lots of people wish they could watch baseball for a living, but no one expects to actually get to do it, except for Edmond man Kyle Thompson...

LOUISE: Snake!

September 2012 Issue
LOUISE: Snake!
I opened the back door, as is my daily routine, to let in the morning light when what to my wondering eyes should appear on the threshold of the doorway but a SNAKE!

FOOD: Los Arcos

September 2012 Issue
FOOD: Los Arcos
In today’s society of mass-produced goods and drive-thru lifestyles, discovering a truly authentic treasure in your hometown is a welcomed treat. Los Arcos Mexican Restaurant is one such treat...

BUSINESS: Science Fit

September 2012 Issue
BUSINESS: Science Fit
Emblazoned on the Science Fit door is their philosophy: "Build your workout around your life… not your life around your workout!"

BUSINESS: OK Allergy & Asthma

September 2012 Issue
BUSINESS: OK Allergy & Asthma
The fall allergy season is almost upon Oklahoma, and that means the Oklahoma Allergy & Asthma Clinic (OAAC) is ready to help allergy-sufferers find relief with its high-tech facilities and highly-trained physicians.

BUSINESS: Heritage Renovations

September 2012 Issue
BUSINESS: Heritage Renovations
"If you can dream it, we can build it!" That is the motto of Leslie and Dan Peake, owners of Heritage Renovations and experts in the home renovation business since 1985.

HOME: Making Homework Fun

September 2012 Issue
HOME: Making Homework Fun
Having kids who don’t want to do homework is nothing new to parents, but one Edmond teacher is trying to change that. Marty Newport teaches...

Life Goes On

September 2012 Issue
Life Goes On
On a bright sunny August day in 2010, Davis glanced down for a second while driving her truck from OSU to her parents’ house north of Edmond. That glance made her truck shift...

Get to Stepping

September 2012 Issue
Get to Stepping
It started in November 2011 with Black Entertainment Television’s Blaze the Stage national competition stop at Oklahoma City’s Millwood High School. Some eight months later, it turned into the opportunity of a lifetime for Santa Fe High School’s Stomp Team.

Second Chances

September 2012 Issue
Second Chances
Animal fostering is a term that many have never heard of, or have disregarded. But in reality, it could mean saving the lives of thousands of unwanted, stray or abandoned animals every day.

Safe House

September 2012 Issue
Safe House
The 2011 brutal murder and dismemberment of 19-year-old Carina Saunders from Mustang has thrown Oklahoma and human trafficking into the national spotlight, where many Edmond residents least expected to see it — close to home.

I'm Just Me

September 2012 Issue
I'm Just Me
Eight-year-old Tiffany Thompson would open a book, and as she read, the words would spiral around, slide off the page and rearrange themselves into a mess of symbols. She thought everyone read like this, navigating the moving and dancing words, but...

MY EO: Regan Killackey

September 2012 Issue
MY EO: Regan Killackey
Edmond Memorial High School Teacher

ARTS: They Stay Dead

August 2012 Issue
ARTS: They Stay Dead
They Stay Dead, an Edmond-grown quartet of skate-rock aural assailants, formed less than two years ago, but each member is a war-tested veteran of local music and each brings...

SPORTS: Opportunity to Play

August 2012 Issue
SPORTS: Opportunity to Play
With summer here, Edmond kids are moving outdoors, with sports providing endless hours of fun and critical exercise. While at one time some children might have been limited in their ability to participate in these sports...

LOUISE: Becoming the Best

August 2012 Issue
LOUISE: Becoming the Best
I never knew my mother was uncomfortable around people with disabilities. I was exposed to individuals with special needs at an early age. A young boy who...