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Edmond is located in central Oklahoma, near Oklahoma City. The city is situated on the highest point along the Santa Fe Railroad in the Oklahoma Territory, and was originally called "Summit." During the 1880s it was used as a major watering and sanding point for the railroad. Edmond is home to the first school house in Oklahoma. The actress Hayley McFarland grew up in Edmond. She has appeared on Lie to Me, Gilmore Girls, Criminal Minds, ER and 24.

Population: 68315
Local Newspapers: The Edmond Sun Oklahoma Gazette
Local Sports Teams: Oklahoma Wranglers
Local Colleges: University of Central Oklahoma Oklahoma Christian University

Zip Codes associated with edmond, oklahoma: 73003 73007 73013 73034
Towns/Cities near edmond, oklahoma : Guthriw Arcadia Jones Spencer Crescent

Edmond News
Lisa Adams is new principal at Summit Middle School in Edmond

Lisa Adams is the new principal of Summit Middle School, succeeding Shana Perry who has accepted a principal's position in Topeka, Kansas. Members of the school board met in special session last week and voted 4-0 to approve the move.

Report: Edmond high schools are among state's best

For the second straight year, Edmond North High School is the top-ranked high school in Oklahoma, according to U.S. News & World Report. Four high schools is Edmond are among the 10 best in Oklahoma, the publication's 2017 Best High Schools rankings show.

Edmond Exchange, a weekly wrap-up of what's going on in Edmond, April 22

City council members will consider Monday a supplemental appropriation for a needs assessment of a performing arts center near downtown. The project would be a partnership between the city and the University of Central Oklahoma.

Golf tournaments remain popular fundraising opportunity

After Edmond, Oklahoma, native Zach Tays' life was cut short in a tragic car accident in 2008, his family and friends wanted to do something to honor his memory. Seven years ago, they set up the Zach Tays Memorial Scholarship Fund, which awards needs-based scholarships for youth ice hockey players in the Oklahoma City metro.

Thousands Without Power As Storm Pushes Through OKC Metro

Thousands of OG&E customers are without power as heavy rain and strong winds push through the metro on Friday. According to the Oklahoma City Fire Department, 10 power poles are broken and laying on signs "in the right-of-way" along N. May Ave., from just north of N. 63rd to Wilshire.

A few questions from this month's Edmond Live Chat

During Thursday's Edmond Live Chat we talked construction projects, what's coming to Edmond and more. Here are a few things we talked about this week.

Reasons for concern about OK County jail death count

WHY is it so important for Oklahoma County to come up with broad procedural changes that will result in fewer people winding up in the county jail? Look no further than a story this week about the number of inmate deaths since the beginning of 2016. In that time, 20 inmates - 15 men and five women, ranging in age from 73 to 21 - have died inside the jail.

Edmond elementary school targeted by vandals

Schools across the state are already bracing for budget cuts, but now one Edmond school will have to come up with more money to pay for destruction that was caused by vandals. On April 19, Edmond officers were called to Orvis Risner Elementary School after crews reported that the school had been targeted by vandals.

1969 Chevelle Features a Stout 740hp LSX 454

"For the past few years I've been trying to find the perfect, classic muscle car," proclaimed Zach Archer. "I've tried [vintage] Corvettes, Camaros, and Mustangs, and even the current models.

Forms necessary to contact state reps

A change to the Oklahoma House website removed legislators' public email addresses and replaced them with a contact form that some critics believe will restrict access to the lawmakers. The House replaced public emails with online forms that require senders to disclose their first and last names, address and telephone number - information that previously wasn't required to email lawmakers.

Will Walmart reap dividends from training academies?

Walmart announced the grand opening of its 100th training academy, located in Edmond, OK. The opening of the facility puts Walmart halfway to its stated goal of 200 across the U.S. by the end of the summer.

Medical care providers urge passage of cigarette tax increase

Health care providers on Tuesday lobbied lawmakers to raise the cigarette tax by $1.50 a pack, saying without the extra money some hospitals and nursing homes will close. "Here we are again," said Craig Jones, Oklahoma Hospital Association president.

Oklahoma Vice: Night at Topgolf ends in indecency arrests

A man and woman were wearing little and remembered even less when they were arrested after a night of drinking at Topgolf in Oklahoma City. Haley Harris, 27, was clad in just a bra and leggings and Matthew Martin, 24, of Edmond, was wearing nothing at all when an Oklahoma County Sheriff's deputy happened upon the pair, walking walking down Memorial Road near Meridian Road around 1:30 a.m. on Easter Sunday.

House panel backs bill that would allow creationism teaching alongside evolution -

Oklahoma science teachers could teach creationism alongside evolution under a bill that narrowly got initial backing in the Legislature on Thursday, despite opposition from teachers and others. The House General Government Oversight and Accountability Committee backed the measure in a 4-3 vote after hearing from supporters and opponents of the bill, which would prohibit school boards and administrators from preventing science teachers from exploring any theory with their students, including those with no scientific basis.

Yukon gains new feature painted by Yukon grad

A Yukon grad, along with three others, recently added a new feature to Yukon. The 240 by 20 feet wall on the back of the 10 West Main building is no longer just a plain wall, but covered in art that'll catch people's eyes.

Edmond keeps on growing

Artist drawing of the Edmond's $37 million hotel and conference center that is under construction near Covell Road and Interstate 35. It is expected to open later this year after many delays. Read about the project in this week's publication of the Outlook special section in The Oklahoman.

Edmond special education students benefit from raising chickens

Jackson Nolen prefers not to to actually touch any of the new baby chicks being passed around Laura Bates' classroom at Deer Creek Middle School. "It's his version of touching," she said Wednesday.

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