Moore Updates

  • Saturday, August 26, 2017 - 7:30am

    The annual Moore War 5K Run will be held Saturday, August 26, 2017.  Registration will be held at the Moore High School parking lot beginning at 6:30 a.m.  

    The run will begin at 7:30 a.m. at the intersection of Main and Eastern (Moore High School parking lot). 

    Parts of Eastern Ave., 19th St. and Broadway Ave. will be closed for the safety of the participants during this event. 

    Roads will be reopened as soon as all the participants have completed sections of the race course.  We expect the entire race course to be reopened no later then 9 a.m. with the exception of the finish line area at 200 N Broadway. 

    The Moore War Run committee would like to invite our citizens to come out and watch the race and show our community spirit to the runners. Proceeds from the run will be split evenly between the Moore High School Alumni Association, Westmoore High School Alumni Association, and Southmoore High School student fund.

    For information about the run visit www.moorewarrun.com

    Moore War Run Route

     This 5K run through downtown Moore benefits the scholarships for all three high schools. This run is sanctioned by the USATF and timed with ChampionChips. Sign up to run or to volunteer at moorewarrun.com.

    Since 1988, Lions and Jaguars have sparred against one another in a race to determine the big cat in town. When it comes to Moore War, rivalries run deep and emotions run high. Each August, alums from Moore and Westmoore, as well as members of the community, put aside their differences to come together for a common cause–current students.

  • The next Down Payment Assistance Homebuyer Education Workshop by Neighborhood Housing Services will be Tuesday, August 22nd from 6-7pm.  Come out and learn about the program and how to begin the process!  We will see you on the 22nd at The Station at Central Park (700 S. Broadway, Moore).

  • The City of Moore would like to inform the citizens that beginning on Friday, August 18th a new High-intensity Activated Crosswalk Beacon (HAWK) will be in full operation in front of Highland East Jr. High  (1200 SE 4th St, Moore).  The HAWK beacon is a crossing signal used at intersections that are not signalized. It is activated by pedestrians and stops traffic to allow for safe pedestrian crossings. The lights will remain dark until pedestrian activation for crossing. 

    The sequence of the signal light is as follows:

    1. Beacon is dark.
    2. Pedestrian presses activation button.
        Beacon flashes yellow for approaching drivers; warns to reduce speed and,
        prepare for pedestrians.
    3. Solid yellow beacon.
    4. Solid red beacons; drivers must stop at stop line.
        Pedestrian receives WALK signal with a countdown timer on a
        pedestrian signal head.
    5. Pedestrian receives flashing DON’T WALK
        indication on pedestrian signal head;
        Motorists see flashing red, indicating that
        they must remain stopped until pedestrians have completed crossing.
    6. Beacon goes dark (drivers may proceed and begin vehicle movement)

    Thank you for driving safely in this area.

  • The Moore Police Department is encouraging all motorists to be mindful of school zones and school bus safety as the school year begins in Moore.

    With safety of children a primary concern for the Police Department, patrol officers will be out and about monitoring school zones in the city to ensure motorists are being safe and are in compliance with the law. Here are a few safety tips and legal reminders as the school year begins in our area:

    •It is important to allow yourself more time to get to work as traffic may be a little more congested due to school zones and buses picking up children for school.

    •Remember school buses make frequent stops to pick up children.

    •School buses stop at all railroad crossings.

    •All vehicles must stop no less than 30 feet from a school bus that is loading or unloading children whether you are meeting the bus or traveling behind the bus. When a school bus is stopped in opposite lanes on a roadway separated by a ditch, grassy median, elevated concrete barrier or any obstacle that prevents traffic from driving thereon, you are not required to stop. Drivers must stop for a stopped school bus when traveling on four lane or five lane roadways which are not separated by any barriers. You must not proceed until the bus moves again or the visual warning signals are no longer activated.

    •Pay attention to the school zone speed limits.

    •Be mindful of children crossing the street where school crossing guards are located.

  •  Weekends Only Beginning Saturday August 19th through Labor Day Monday, September 4th