Last week’s major one-two punch of snowstorms throughout the state wreaked havoc with some local schools. Gymnasiums in at least three area high school sustained damage from pipes bursting and a well froze up at another school. At North Rock Creek School, Supt. Blake Moody said last Friday…
Recent winter weather has given the words “below zero” a much more immediate meaning. Meanwhile, many across Lincoln County have little protection from the cold. “Right now, we currently have someone that’s sleeping in a tent that, we just found out today, that is close to our building,” director…
The Dale Board of Education Tuesday declared an emergency related to expenditures incurred by the winter storm of 2021. Members also approved hiring of contractors as needed for repairs and restorations of facilities. Their actions came during an emergency meeting of the board, after last week’s…
Officials with the City of Chandler want to advise property owners that construction is scheduled to begin within the next 48 hours on 15th Street between Steele Avenue and Summer Lane. The project will include grade, drain and asphalt surfacing on 15th Street (EW 9l) from State Hwy. 66 0.7 miles…
As I was sitting and listening the other evening at what has always been called the Richards FFA Awards Banquet, several thoughts came to mind. For 75 years Richards Drug Stores sponsored this annual event. This banquet honors the top FFA student from each chapter throughout Pottawatomie County…
Burr! Baby it was cold last week! So cold that an elbow joint in our fire suppression system in the attic froze and burst flooding the north end of the hall. But, we are a lucky and blessed bunch here at Prairie Pointe. First off, it occurred mid-afternoon and within seconds, quick-thinking-staff…
It was a lot of degrees below zero as I walked to the edge of the pond last week with an ax over my shoulder. At that moment, it may have been only two degrees below zero, but it was hard to tell the difference between that and 40 below. It had been cold enough long enough to freeze the pond with…
Nine young women and men from the nine FFA chapters in Pottawatomie County were honored this week as recipients of the The Gordon Richards, Sr., Achievement Award sponsored by the Clinic Pharmacy. This is the 76th consecutive year for the banquet. For 75 years the honor had been called the Gordon…
The Chandler local livestock show was Saturday and the Lincoln County show started Monday. Above, Sadie Sherman shows her calf in the Chandler local show. Right, Dilynn Schafer coaxes her calf through the show ring. Bottom right, Ava White blow-dries her calf before the Chandler show. Bottom, Ethan…
American Farmers & Ranchers/Oklahoma Farmers Union Foundation Winter Weather Hardship grants are now available through Lincoln County AFR Insurance agencies - Thompson’s Insurance in Chandler and Steffenson Insurance in Wellston. The AFR/OFU Winter Weather Hardship Grants are intended as…
Voters will go to the polls Tuesday for the March 2nd Special Election for the Town of Davenport, according to Lincoln County Election Board Secretary Melissa Stambaugh. Stambaugh offered the following information and tips to keep in mind as the election approaches. Early voting will be available…
Recent winter weather has given the words “below zero” a much more immediate meaning. Meanwhile,…
The Dale Board of Education Tuesday declared an emergency related to expenditures incurred by the…
Alison Conway was crowned Chandler’s wrestling homecoming queen last week. She is flanked above by…
Last week’s major one-two punch of snowstorms throughout the state wreaked havoc with some local schools. Gymnasiums in at least three area high school sustained damage from pipes bursting and a well froze up at another school. At North Rock Creek School, Supt. Blake Moody said last Friday afternoon, “We’ve been closed all week due to weather.” Moody noted, “We got a Pre-K classroom office flooded with a busted pipe, but there was minimal damage. High School Principal Chad Brooking happened to go through a Pre-K door to go into the…
Officials with the City of Chandler want to advise property owners that construction is scheduled to begin within the next 48 hours on 15th Street between…
As I was sitting and listening the other evening at what has always been called the Richards FFA Awards Banquet, several thoughts came to mind. For 75 years…
Burr! Baby it was cold last week! So cold that an elbow joint in our fire suppression system in the attic froze and burst flooding the north end of the hall.…
The Chandler local livestock show was Saturday and the Lincoln County show started Monday. Above, Sadie Sherman shows her calf in the Chandler local show.…
Davenport traveled to Yale on Saturday for its regional tournament and McLoud hosted Dickson Monday night in a Class 4A district. At right, Ellie Tippy (with…
The last time the McLoud Redskins were district basketball champions, most of the current players were still in diapers and some weren’t born yet. That was…
North Rock Creek Middle School recently honored its January students of the month. From left are Stephen Wickerd (8th), Rylee Galemore (8th) and Alex Streets (…
Following is a list of upcoming events in and around the Chandler community. The Chandler Lions Club meets at 12 p.m., each Thursday at First Christian Church…
Residents of Long-Term Care facilities have been through many challenges during the Covid-19 pandemic. And while many attributes of long-term care have changed…