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Meeting to focus on recovery

EDMOND — The Edmond chapter of Parents Helping Parents will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Oklahoma Blood Institute's private meeting room, 3409 S Broadway. Audra Williams, with Life of Purpose Treatment, will be guest speaker and her topic is, "Creating a Future of Hope in Recovery." For more information, call 642-8198.

Events to raise awareness

NORMAN — In honor of National Child Abuse Awareness Month in April, events will take place on the University of Oklahoma campus to raise awareness about the prevention, treatment and long-term effects of child abuse. “Resilience,” a film that explores the biology of stress and the science of hope, will screen at 6 p.m. Friday in the Scholars Room of Oklahoma Memorial Union, 900 Asp Ave. The free screening will be followed by a discussion about hope-based services in the Norman community. For more information on times and dates and to register, contact Jennie Hill at 325-5801 or

OSU plans native plants conference

STILLWATER — A native plants conference is set for 8:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. May 31 at the Wes Watkins Center, Room 110 at Oklahoma State University. Registration must be postmarked by May 19. The fee is $85 which includes lunch, or $65 for students and members of certain gardening organizations. For more information, call Stephanie Larimer at 405-744-5404.

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 ›