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Sewing group plans meeting

The next meeting of the American Sewing Guild, Oklahoma City chapter, is from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at the Will Rogers Senior Activity Center, 3501 Pat Murphy Drive. Ruth Ann Leder and Carolyn Humphrey, from Helen Enox Fabric, will present a program on "Fun with Laces." For more information go to, call 652-9473 or email

Get advice on writing

NORMAN — Norman Public Library Central is giving local authors or would-be authors a chance to help each other on the writing journey with its monthly Writers' Critique Group and Write On! writing group. The Writers' Critique Group next meets at 2 p.m. Sunday in Rooms A and B of the library, 225 N Webster Ave. That meeting precedes the Write On! group which meets at 3 p.m. Participants for the critique group will need to submit up to five pages at a time of work which they would like to receive critique, review and accept group guidelines. For more information, email, visit the library, call 701-2600 or go to

UCO pom squad wins 2nd

EDMOND — University of Central Oklahoma's pom squad recently took second place at the Universal Dance Association's National Championship in Florida. The squad won second place by .6 points in the Open Pom division, with 15 teams total, and fifth place in the Open Jazz division, with 33 total teams. Head coach Lil Doescher, assistant coach Hailey Hyden, and team captains Alexis Newey and Jordan Staggs led the team in their nationals victory. For more information, go to

Jane Glenn Cannon

A native of Oklahoma, Jane Glenn Cannon is an award-winning reporter who has covered everything from crime, courts and government to entertainment and features. She wrote a popular personal column for many years. She is a former associate writer... Read more ›

Diana Baldwin

Diana Baldwin has been an Oklahoma journalist since 1976. She covered the Oklahoma City bombing and covered the downfall of Oklahoma City police forensic chemist Joyce Gilchrist misidentifying evidence. She wrote the original stories about the... Read more ›