Local Eats: Joey’s Cafe
Chef Salah Omaira is a mathematician, physicist and biochemist turned chef, entrepreneur and family man. Chef Salah uses his talents to present his guests with a gift at every meal. Chef Salah began his career at the Oklahoma City Golf and Country Club and traveled the world as a troubleshooter for major hotel chains. He…Read More >
Ask Edmond: What’s the funniest thing a student has ever said?
Katherine GilesCertified Pre K TeacherCharles Haskell Elementary Student: Miss Giles, what happened to your face?Ms. Giles: I did not wear makeup today. My allergies are bothering me.Student: Oh, you should put some of that on! Heidi WalterGifted and Talented TeacherJohn Ross Elementary One day, I was using an air freshener, and a student came into…Read More >
Ready, Set, Pickleball!
Pickleball has been touted as one of the fastest-growing sports in the United States for years, and the tennis, badminton, and ping-pong hybrid thrived in 2020. The game was created in 1965 by former Washington Congressman Joel Pritchard and his friends Bill Bell and Barney McCallum as the trio tried to entertain their kids but…Read More >
VIBES: A New Spin on an Artwalk
VIBES is a free, open air event to be held in downtown Edmond on the first Thursday of each month from 5pm to 9pm beginning in April and continuing through October. A creative collaboration, businesses will pair with artists and performers, offering an invitation to explore Edmond’s growing downtown district alongside the sounds and sights…Read More >
Amy Dee Stephens: Prosperity Bank Woman of the Year
The Edmond Chamber of Commerce has recognized Amy Dee Stephens as 2020 Prosperity Bank’s Woman of the Year. Amy’s influence reaches far beyond Edmond, and her legacy will stand the test of time. Her work is housed in museums, on plaques, in books, on film and in magazines. Her reverence toward her vocation is evident,…Read More >
Kara Hill Hall is the daughter of Sherri Hill, a self-made, internationally-known dress designer and native Oklahoman. Sherri desired to build a legacy that would provide opportunity for her family. Her hard work has come to fruition. Kara grew up around fabulous dresses, she laughs when she admits she mostly wears simple, black silhouettes. She…Read More >
BizLook: Tasha Kinney
In the middle of a pandemic, real estate isn’t the first thing on many people’s minds. But both home buyers and sellers have unique opportunities right now, and Tasha Kinney is committed to helping all her clients achieve their dreams. A Great Time to Buy or Sell The inventory of homes for sale in the…Read More >
BizLook: Clothes Mentor
The fashion industry has changed drastically in the past year. But Clothes Mentor’s mission remains the same – to provide Edmond women with top-quality, affordable, and beautiful wardrobe options for every need. Fashions for Changing Times “People are becoming aware that cheaper fast fashion is not enduring,” says owner Melanie Harris. “They want to invest…Read More >
I Choose Love!
Ten years ago this month, my late husband, Carl and I celebrated our last wedding anniversary together—45 years. Neither of us had any way of knowing that exactly three months from that date, I would be attending his memorial service. So today, I celebrate my 55th anniversary alone. But since Carl and I spent the…Read More >
In Other Words With Dave – March 2021
There she goes. Walking around the house with a tape measure, pencil and graph paper. Alison’s consumed too many hours of renovations, improvements and house flipping. She’s all about the HGTV. While our neighbors have been busy with actually doing home improvement projects, my wife and I have to be content with just planning our…Read More >