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Friday, September 30, 2016
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OKLAHOMA'S OWN Justin Bogle was featured on the Moto Playground cover in 2011 at the age of 18, right, and was also the subject of an advertisement for Playground's sister magazine, The PICKLE Motocross Illustrated. The ads placed inside the Playground publications regularly feature youth and amateur racers, bringing early fame and notoriety to 6-year-olds, 8-year-olds, and 12-year-olds. Many of those subjects have gone on to success as professionals in later life. Cushing-native Bogle, for instance, a three-time Amateur National Motocross Champion, captured a 250 Supercross championship for Honda's GEICO Powersports team in 2014 and then rode for Honda in the premier 450 class this season. Bogle is rumored to be a frontrunner for a much-coveted 450 ride with Team RCH Suzuki for 2017.

Rewriting History

By STEVE DYE Mid-Week Editor For 40 years running, the Grand National Championships were a focal point of amateur motocross nationwide — and of mid-summer in Ponca City. This year, for the first time since 1975, the Jack Blevins Motocross Park was silent and empty in July. There are p ...

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Business

Santa Bucks Christmas Promotion For Christmas Now In Full Swing

By LOUISE ABERCROMBIE

News Business Editor

Always busy, while the Ponca City Area Chamber membership drive is beginning to wind down, the Sant ...

New Nutrition, Tea Shop Opens Recently on Grand

A new nutritional shake and tea shop, Ponca City Nutrition, has opened at 215 East Grand Avenue. Donnetta Conley, one of partners, said “We ...

The Perk ‘Wows’ Owner During Recent Opening

By LOUISE ABERCROMBIE

News Business Editor

“Wow,” said Jennifer Green, answering what the response was to the opening of her coffe ...

Area Business News; Notes and Quotes 2016-09-28

Fairfax to get HUD Funds

FAIRFAX — The city of Fairfax is set to get a new $1 million fitness center funded by an $800,000 grant from the ...


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Education

State Board of Education Reallocates Activity Funds

OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma State Board of Education (OSBE) Thursday approved the reallocation of $3.4 million in previously mandated cut ...

State 2015-16 Student Assessment Results Revealed

OKLAHOMA CITY – *Statewide Oklahoma student assessment reports for the 2015-16 school year indicate both moderate gains and areas of improv ...

Area Education Notes, Reminders

Carlson Completes

Board Service

WINFIELD, Kan., — Southwestern College Dean of Education Cameron Carlson completed service on the Kansas ...

Pets In the Classroom Hosts Contest

Pets in the Classroom invites teachers to submit pictures of the habitats of their classroom pets.

The Pets in the Classroom grant program invit ...


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Entertainment

Religion

Denison Performing At Crestview Baptist

Jamey Denison will perform a free concert at Crestview Baptist Church, 38 South Indian Hill road on Oct. 2 at 10:30 a.m.

Denison has toured thro ...

Conference Planned

Northeast Baptist Church, 2200 North Pecan, will host the Refresh and Renew Women’s Conference on Oct. 15 9 a.m. until 1:30 in the Family L ...


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