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Schools Beset by High Turnovers



By JENNIFER PALMER Oklahoma Watch For decades, principals have come and gone at Tulsa’s McLain High School so frequently, it’s nearly unheard of for a student to complete all four years of high school without seeing a new face in the principal’s office. The school has had at least 11 principals or co-principals since 2000 and now is losing yet […]

4-H Day at Capitol

Nardin OHCE Holds Meeting



The Nardin OHCE met for their April meeting in the home of Christina Collins. Members attending were Malia Collins, Shirley Moraine, Carol Orr, Debra Yeary, Ruth Ailey and Barbara Faussett. After the flag salute and creed Moraine gave a devotion on “A Mother’s Love.” A reminder was given on the food show coming up on April 27 at 5 p.m. […]

Fair Board Meetings Thursday



The Kay County Free Fair Board will hold meetings on Thursday, April 27 at 9 a.m. at each municipal township in the county to elect two members to the Free Fair Association. The following locations will hold elections: — Beaver Township, 7101 N. 106 Lane, Newkirk; — Blackwell Township, TOPS Museum, 303 South Main, Blackwell; — Carlisle Township, 9700 South […]

Intriguing New Concept



The ladies of the Iris Garden Club wanted to do something nice for member JoAnne Monger for her many years of service to the club. Club members Elsie Campbell and Helen Widner decided to make a quilt in JoAnne’s honor. The Iris Garden Club Friendship Quilt’s top was designed by Elsie Campbell. It was machine pieced and appliqued by Elsie […]

Four O’Clock Garden Club To Meet April 26



The Four O’ Clock Garden Club will hold its April meeting on Wednesday, April 26 at 9:30 a.m. at Marianne Geubelle’s home with co-hostesses Marcia Davis and Ruth Wetzel. The program will be “Humorous — Crystal Layton.” Crystal is a well-known Newkirk personality and Ponca Playhouse performer. Please let one of your hostesses know if you will be present or […]

Plants Will Be Available



Kay County Master Gardener plants ordered during the plant sale will be available Saturday, April 28 from 9 to 11 a.m. at Pioneer Technology Center. Also available during the pick up will be additional plants including hanging baskets of geraniums, calibrochoa and some mixed baskets. Come to Pioneer Tech that day or call a Master Gardener for more information.

Fun, Fundamental OHCE Group Holds April Meeting



Fun and Fundamental Oklahoma Home and Community Education Club met April 11 in the Peckham Christian Church Annex. President Bohannon opened and led in Flag Salute. Hostess Fitch gave the Devotion, “He Is Risen,” based on Mark 16:6, that Death has been conquered. The Club Creed said in unison and roll call answered by: Cynthia Blevins, Frances Bohannon, Anita Denny, […]

Fun, Fundamental OHCE Group Holds April Meeting



Fun and Fundamental Oklahoma Home and Community Education Club met April 11 in the Peckham Christian Church Annex. President Bohannon opened and led in Flag Salute. Hostess Fitch gave the Devotion, “He Is Risen,” based on Mark 16:6, that Death has been conquered. The Club Creed said in unison and roll call answered by: Cynthia Blevins, Frances Bohannon, Anita Denny, […]

Conoco Museum To Host Celebration



The Conoco Museum, in Ponca City, will be hosting a 10th anniversary celebration and open house, on Friday, May 5, and Saturday, May 6. As part of the festivities, the museum will serve refreshments both days. In addition, the first 75 visitors each day will receive their choice of the Continental Oil Company inspired, signed and numbered print “Rural Delivery,” […]