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Posted on: May 11, 2022

Cleveland County launches new precinct maps

Precinct and District maps

Cleveland County GIS mapping specialist Laura Smith, working with the county election board, has created a new set of precinct maps based on the recent census. Check out Cleveland County’s new precinct and district maps here:

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Posted on: April 18, 2022

Norman Farm Market off to a great start

Shoppers at the Farm Market April 2022

As the old saying goes, “a good seed makes for a good crop,” and that has shown to be true at the Norman Farm Market which opened its first season at The Well on April 2.

Cleveland County’s Wellness Square, known as The Well, ...

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Posted on: February 11, 2022

Cleveland County breaks ground on juvenile justice center

Groundbreaking Crew

Cleveland County broke ground January 31st on a $12 million renovation and addition project for the Alan J. Couch Juvenile Detention Center. The investment will result in 12,500 square feet of detention and primary educational space.

Funded primarily by pu...

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Posted on: August 31, 2021

Cleveland County Executive Summary for American Rescue Plan Funds

Cleveland County Response Plan Executive Summary August 31, 2021

Cleveland County has released the first Executive Summary for their portion of the American Rescue Plan.  This summary was submitted to the Treasury Department on August 31st, 2021.

Read the August 31, 2021 Executive Summary, here.

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Posted on: February 14, 2022

County veteran services coordinator and concerned citizens restore headstone

Wayman Cohen Batey headstone

Jeanie Sisson was saddened the day she spotted the broken pieces of a veteran’s headstone lying in a puddle of water at the Moore Cemetery.  

“I had recently taken pictures in the Moore Cemetery and saw a broken military headst...

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Posted on: October 12, 2021

Rural water district supplies safe water to rural residents

The Cleveland County Rural Water District No. 1 board.

If water is life, then Cleveland County Rural Water District No. 1 is in the business of supplying life to rural residents in the form of safe drinking water.

“We’ve been operational since March 2019,” said Richard Murnan, Rur...

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Posted on: September 9, 2021

Local health officials say antibody therapy is available for COVID treatment

OK State Sen. Rob Standridge, R- Norman

Meegan Carter, Norman Regional Vice President of Health and Wellness, and state Sen. Rob Standridge, R- Norman, a local pharmacist, spoke to the Cleveland County Board of Commissioners recently about the benefits of Monoclonal Antibody Therapy.

While the t...

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Posted on: August 4, 2021

Cleveland County requests public input

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Cleveland County leadership is asking for public input to identify needs and to suggest solutions for addressing the impact of the pandemic. This information will be used to help the county develop a response and recovery strategy consistent with federal ...

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Posted on: May 18, 2021

Rental Assistance available for applicants now

Need help with rent because you lost income due to COVID-19? Apply  online at

The Oklahoma Emergency Rental and Utilities Assistance portal is up and ready to take applications. Federal guideline determine eligibility. Here’s how to apply. 

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Posted on: June 10, 2021

County sales tax helps fund critical fire equipment

PSST funded firetruck

On Nov. 12, 2019, voters overwhelmingly approved a public safety sales tax for Cleveland County. Part of this proposal was to provide grants for our rural fire departments to purchase badly needed fire apparatus, namely trucks and tankers.

“The v...

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Posted on: May 17, 2021

Cleveland County introduces new veteran coordinator

Charlie Neely is the new Cleveland County Veteran Coordinator

Charlie Neely spent 23 years in active military service to the country. Now he is serving Cleveland County veterans as the Veteran Coordinator, a unique position in Oklahoma implemented in January 2017 when county commissioners hired Mark Braley. ...

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Posted on: May 13, 2021

Cleveland County wants you to be weather ready

Tornado damage from 2013 in East Cleveland County, still required repair in this photo from 2015.

The redbuds are blooming, but as most of us know, springtime in Oklahoma isn’t all blossoms and sunshine. Whether it’s an incoming thunderstorm with the potential for hail and flooding, or the risk of a tornado, there are plenty of reasons Cleveland Count...

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Posted on: October 22, 2019

Medical Marijuana Business License Information

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Changing marijuana laws in Oklahoma have caused a lot of confusion about how to legally grow in each community. Here are answers to some of the questions we have frequently been receiving at Cleveland County.

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