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    Tips on how to take a great selfie

    Everyone is taking selfies these days even though just a few short years ago that word did not exist in our everyday language. You need to learn these short and simple tips to capture your best self! Learn your best side. Take pictures of both sides of your face. One of them will just naturally look better. Know that so you can use it to your advantage. Look at the lighting. Big shadows over your face might make a fun dramatic pic […]

  • Lee Langdon sent us this pic, saying, "I met Bob Barry Jr. two years ago at the 50th Anniversary of his childhood elementary school Cleveland Elementary. He was a good man. Rest in peace Bob."

    Bob Barry, Jr remembered for his smile, sense of humor and joy of covering sports

    OKLAHOMA CITY–Although we make our living with words, they fail us during times like this. We remember his smile, laughter, genuine excitement for covering Oklahoma sports. He was truly a beacon in the KFOR newsroom.    

  • ‘He knew Oklahoma sports, but he also knew Oklahomans,’ The OK sports community honor Bob Barry Jr

    OKLAHOMA CITY–Among those honoring the legacy of Bob Barry, Jr. are coaches, fellow sports journalists, and those in high office within the Oklahoma sports community. Here is the raw interview with acclaimed sportswriter Berry Tramel.

  • If you loved Bob Barry, Jr, you should watch this video

    OKLAHOMA CITY–Demetrius Wright works at KFOR. He works in the newsroom. While he was studying at the University of Central Oklahoma in December 2014 he had a big assignment to finish. His task was to spend 24 hours with his mentor and friend, Bob Barry, Jr the KFOR Sports Director. This is the video, in Bob’s own words, that Demetrius turned in for this assignment. It is life ‘behind the scenes’ with BBJ.

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    View the virtual guestbook celebrating the life of Bob Barry, Jr.

    OKLAHOMA CITY– Even though we are saddened at the sudden loss of our friend Bob Barry, Jr., we wish to celebrate his life. His legacy was built covering Oklahoma sports, but he touched countless lives in so many ways. On June 20, Bob Barry, Jr. was killed in a car accident in northwest Oklahoma City. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and the countless television viewers and listeners of his daily radio show who welcomed him into their homes […]

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    KFOR Sports Director Bob Barry, Jr killed in NW Oklahoma City accident, driver arrested

    OKLAHOMA CITY– KFOR Sports Director Bob Barry, Jr died in a crash Saturday afternoon in Northwest Oklahoma City. Police say the accident happened near Memorial and North May Avenue around 4:00 p.m. Barry was riding a motor scooter southbound on North May when police say Gustavo Gutierrez-Castillo, 26, unlicensed driver made an illegal U-Turn in front of him. He hit the driver’s side of the car and was thrown over 20 feet. Barry was not wearing a helmet. He was […]

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    Celebrating the life of Bob Barry, Jr.

    OKLAHOMA CITY– The family has finalized plans to celebrate the life of Bob Barry, Jr. The services will be open to the public and are scheduled for Friday, June 26, at 11:00 a.m. The memorial will take place at Crossings Community Church located at 14600 N. Portland Ave in Oklahoma City. We welcome you to sign our virtual guestbook.  In lieu of flowers the Barry family asks you to make a donation in Bobby’s name to the Wounded Warrior Project.  […]

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    Levee breaks near Tishomingo

    MARSHALL COUNTY, Okla.- The Army Corps of Engineers said the Cumberland Levee, just south of Tishomingo, has a breach. The levee, which sits just north-west of the Fort Washita bridge on Highway 199, holds back water from the Washita River, channeling it into Lake Texoma. The Army Corps reports the water is flowing into an uninhabited area.    

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    Heartfelt messages pour in to honor KFOR Sports Director, Bob Barry, Jr.

    OKLAHOMA CITY–There has been an outpouring of emotion, support and condolences as we announce the passing of KFOR Sports Director and friend Bob Barry, Jr. Bob Barry, Jr. was an icon in broadcasting in Oklahoma. He touched many lives. You can use the hashtag #RIPBBJ to offer your condolences. Want to thank my @kfor family for such a wonderful piece on my #1GuyInTheWorld @bbjsports made me drop a few tears love you guys!!!! — Scissorhands (@ScissorhandsOKC) June 22, 2015 This […]

  • Weekly Walk-ups AT Myriad Botanical Gardens

    There are tons of things to do at the Myriad Gardens this summer, here are a few

    There are all kinds of activities for all ages happening in July at the Myriad Botanica Gardens in downtown Oklahoma City. Check them out! KIND Yoga Tuesdays, 5:45-6:45pm Inside the Crystal Bridge or Pavilion, depending on weather M FREE/NM $10 Best for age 16 and up   This is a great, all-levels Vinyasa-style class led by Alexis Persico. Class participants should bring a yoga mat and water. We’ll meet inside the Crystal Bridge. Drop in for a session or two, […]

  • Seminole teachers get emotional when asking to have contracts renewed with school district

    SEMINOLE, Okla.–Three Seminole teachers and a counselor are out of a job after the Seminole school board decided not to rehire them from temporary contracts. Dozens of community members and teachers showed up to speak out against the board in support of the teachers Thursday night. If you listen to their accomplishments, it begs the question, why they were they not rehired. “I have been highly recommended by my superintendent and my principal.” That’s what three teachers and one school […]