CU)--City of Enid officials have asked Enid residents to use extreme caution in areas where power lines are down especially along city streets. COE crews are working during daylight hours to remove downed tree limbs from city streets; however, some of the debris is tangled with downed power lines slowing down the cleanup process. For safety reasons, city crews will continue to clear the tree limb debris while sunlight is available. O.G. & E. crews are working diligently to restore power to residents and to repair broken electrical lines. COE crews will continue to debris removal effort on Sunday morning beginning at daylight.
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...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS
...ICE STORM WARNING IS CANCELLED...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NORMAN HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING. THE ICE STORM WARNING HAS BEEN CANCELLED.
* MAIN IMPACT: ADDITIONAL ICE ACCUMULATIONS OF A FEW HUNDREDTHS OF
AN INCH ARE POSSIBLE IN SOME LOCATIONS DUE TO LIGHT FREEZING
RAIN OR FREEZING DRIZZLE THIS AFTERNOON.
* OTHER IMPACTS: TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN AT OR BELOW
FREEZING ACROSS THE AREA THIS AFTERNOON SO EVEN IF THE
PRECIPITATION STOPS... THE ICY CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS
BE CAREFUL IF YOU HAVE TO TRAVEL. BE SURE YOU CAN TAKE CARE OF
YOURSELF AND YOUR FAMILY IF YOU LOSE ELECTRICAL POWER. WATCH OUT
FOR FALLING TREES...LIMBS AND POWER LINES.
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TT)--AAA Oklahoma is offering a free alternative to climbing behind the wheel after drinking and running the risk of being charged with DUI. The auto club’s Tipsy Tow service will give you, a friend and your vehicle a free ride home, no questions asked. Tipsy Tows are available in Enid metro Oklahoma City, metro Tulsa, Tahlequah, Lawton, Muskogee, Ardmore, Shawnee and Bartlesville starting this Wednesday at 6:00 p.m. until 2:00 a.m. Monday, Nov. 30. AAA will give you, one more person and your car a free ride within a 15-mile radius from point of pickup but only to one destination: home.
OH)--Security National Bank of Enid will hold its annual open house Dec. 2. The open house will be 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and will be in the lobbies of the banks three Enid locations. The open house at the bank’s main location on West Broadway will feature entertainment by pianist Sandy Luginbill throughout the day and the McKinley Elementary School Honor Choir at 11:30 a.m. Cookbooks featuring the favorite recipes of bank employees will be available during the open house, as will a wall calendar, while supplies last. Guests will be able to enter a drawing for a large Christmas stocking filled with toys.
CV)--Tickets for the annual Christmas in the Village event at Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center’s Humphrey Heritage Village are on sale. The event begins at 5:00 p.m. Dec. 4 in the Village. Tickets are $5 and include admission to the museum. CSRHC members get in free of charge. About 850 people attended last year. Visitors can enjoy Village festivities, including tours of the historic buildings, crafts and caroling. For information or to purchase tickets, call the museum at (580) 237-1907
BS)--The 17th annual Breakfast with Santa will be at 9:00 a.m. Dec. 5 at Enid High School. The event, hosted by the regional March of Dimes office, will raise money to help improve the health of babies though education and prevention of birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality. In addition to breakfast, those attending can visit craft and game booths to build gingerbread houses and decorate ornaments, as well as play on inflatables. Admission for breakfast is $3, and booth tickets are 25 cents each, or five for $1. Visitors also can purchase an all-inclusive bracelet for $15 with unlimited booth and inflatables visits. Photos with Santa are $5.
HC-- Hospice Circle of Love’s annual Tree of Life celebration will be 3:00 p.m. Dec. 6 at the Gantz Center on the Northern Oklahoma College Enid campus. The purpose is to help area residents remember loved ones who are no longer with them. You can obtain personalized silver or gold bell ornaments in memory of a family member or friend, for a $25 tax deductible donation. The ornaments will be hung on a trio of Christmas trees featured at the event. Hospice Circle of Love patients who have died in the last year will be included at no charge to families. Participants will take their ornaments home following the celebration. The ceremony will include reading of the names on the trees, Christmas music, a spiritual message and a cookie-and-punch reception. Money raised from the event will go toward patient care for those who don’t have a Medicare or hospice insurance benefit. Hospice Circle of Love never charges patients and families for their services. To order a Tree of Life ornament, stop by the Hospice Circle of Love office at 314 S. 3rd. For information, call 580 234-2273.
MS)--Mannheim Steamroller will perform live at Enid Event Center on December 10. Mannheim Steamroller has sold more than 40 million albums, 28 million in the Christmas genre. “We are excited to announce a world class Christmas show in Mannheim Steamroller,” said Global Spectrum's Keller Taylor, General Manager of Enid Event Center and Convention Hall. “In addition to one of the best Christmas shows around, you can take advantage of our Chef’s Holiday dinner package to make it the complete night.” This year marks the 31st Anniversary of the Christmas Tour and release of Mannheim Steamroller Christmas, an album that revolutionized the Holiday Season music category.
Fans can order tickets by calling 855.TIX.ENID, visiting www.EnidEventCenter.com or in the Enid Event Center and Convention Hall Administration offices. There will be a Holiday Buffet Dinner package available to add on to ticket orders. The dinner package will be good for two guests’ tickets and meals, and a limited number of seats are available in Convention Hall’s Grand Ballroom. Group discounts are also available for groups of 10 or more.