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History contest is set

The Oklahoma History Center will hold the National History Day Region 2 contest Thursday at Oklahoma Christian University. The contest will include research from middle and high school students in the form of documentaries, exhibits, papers, performances and websites. First-, second- and third-place winners will represent their regions at the state contest on May 3-4. Winners of the state contest will represent Oklahoma at the National History Day contest in June. For more information, call 425-5452 or email

Norman to offer mulch

NORMAN — A new release of compost will be available for residents from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the city's compost center at 398 Bratcher Miner Road. Mulch is free for residents who load the mulch or compost themselves. For residents needing assistance, the cost is $10 per scoop, which is about three cubic yards or about 2,000 pounds. For more information, call 292-9725.

MWC plans compost sale

MIDWEST CITY — The city of Midwest City is selling commingled compost. Produced at the city compost facility, it is commingled with bio solids and yard waste. The cost is $20 per cubic yard, which includes loading assistance. The city will deliver within a 25-mile radius for an additional $100. The facility at 7420 NE 36 is open from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Call 739-1056 or 427-6411 to schedule a pickup time.

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 ›