Planned renovations of the OKC Tennis Center aim to boost the sport’s popularity for inner-city youth.
Sports Tim Farley
Year-round tennis is no longer exclusive to Oklahoma City’s country-club
set. Beginning next fall, public-park players — many of them inner-city
youngsters — will be able to practice and play regardless of weather
While the well-being of Oklahoma children has improved, according to a national study, childhood poverty remains a problem.
News Peter Wright
A new report by a national children’s watchdog group found mixed signals
for the well-being of kids in Oklahoma. The state has shown improvement
in some health and education categories, while failing to buck a
national trend of increasing childhood poverty.
Residents of a Texas retirement community contribute to a local book drive for Moore schoolchildren.
News Molly Evans
Residents of a senior living community in East Texas were deeply
touched by news reports of the May 20 tornado that devastated Moore. The
seniors — some of them retired teachers, some grandparents and
great-grandparents — were especially concerned about the young students
of Plaza Towers and Briarwood, the two elementary schools demolished by
that EF5 twister.
Arguably better than most of the sequels (and definitely the remake).
Documentary Rod Lott
Daniel Lutz doesn't like people to know he's one of the children who lived through The Amityville Horror
— as Jay Anson's best-selling book and subsequent smash movie called it
— and yet here he is, front and center for an entire documentary on
that "unfortunate gift." Be glad he gave in; My Amityville Horror is an occasionally gripping portrait of a middle-aged man still coming to terms with a terrible childhood.