Trey Ireland, above, of Stephenville, Texas, scored a 79 on Friday night and won the bull-riding at the 80th annual Chandler rodeo over the weekend. Ireland won $1,265 and a pair of custom-made spurs for being the top money-winner. Top right, Hannah VanDenBrand of Chandler celebrates after the Baby…
Lincoln County commissioners this week approved the Estimate of Needs for the 2020-2021 Fiscal Year and that includes a $50 pay raise for all full time employees. The raises won’t be final, however, until the Fiscal Year budget is approved in October. Commission Chairman Lee Doolen said following…
The Chandler Lady Lions loosen up before their practice Monday morning. The Lady Lions kick off their fast-pitch season on Monday, traveling to Ponca City to take on Ponca City and Blackwell. For more photos and softball schedules for all area teams, please see Pages 1B and 2B. Photo/Brian Blansett
Residents throughout Lincoln County have received unsolicited seeds sent from a variety of countries including China. According to the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry Chief of Communications Morgan Vance these seeds are being sent in a variety of packaging, the majority…
Addison Hunt, Wellston, was recognized as a recipient of the 2020 American Farmers & Ranchers/Oklahoma Farmers Union Incoming Freshman State Scholarship. Hunt is a freshman at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater. AFR/OFU’s annual state scholarships are available to qualified students in…
After serving three years in the Oklahoma House of Representatives, Sen. Zack Taylor, R-Seminole, will continue his service to the citizens of Lincoln, Pottawatomie and Seminole Counties in the Oklahoma Senate. Taylor was joined by his family for an intimate ceremony at the Capitol on Tuesday. “…
Trustees of the Chandler Scholars Fund have announced the fund’s 31st grant recipient is Abbigaile Cherry, a 2020 member of the Chandler High School graduating class. She is the daughter of Hunter and Misty Cryer. Cherry was one of the class’ valedictorians and was a student member of Lions Club,…
Food boxes will be given away 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 15, at the Wellston Baseball Field at 900 Hickory. The giveaway is sponsored by Wellston and Luther United Methodist Churches and is part of the United States Department of Agriculture Farmers to Families Food Box Program. This is not…
Oklahoma Baptist University in Shawnee conferred degrees upon 288 students during the University’s 106th Spring Commencement Saturday, Aug. 1. The ceremony took place on the south lawn of Raley Chapel on the OBU campus. Rodney A. Wilkerson from Carney was among the graduates from OBU’s Paul…
Phil and Susan Boyd of Chandler will celebrate their golden wedding anniversary Sunday, August 9. A formal celebration will be held at a later date due to Covid 19 restrictions on gatherings. The couple was married on Sunday, August 9, 1970, in Ardmore, Okla. Their family includes a son and…
The Pioneer Library System is offering qualified community members the opportunity to earn an accredited high school diploma and credentialed career certificate through Career Online High School, a program brought to public libraries by Gale, a Cengage company. The library now is seeking…
The August jury term in Lincoln County District Court has been canceled, impacting several area…
Gunner, a 12-year-old Boxer, sits by his fence in Chandler every Thursday morning waiting for his…
A few changes have been made to the Chandler Transportation plan. “Our big thing this year, is…
Trey Ireland, above, of Stephenville, Texas, scored a 79 on Friday night and won the bull-riding at the 80th annual Chandler rodeo over the weekend. Ireland won $1,265 and a pair of custom-made spurs for being the top money-winner. Top right, Hannah VanDenBrand of Chandler celebrates after the Baby Bale Sprint on Friday night and, above right, pickup men Riley Garrison and Ethan Whitehouse lead the Grand Entry and carry the flag into the arena. For results and more photos, see Page 7A. Photos/Brian Blansett
Lincoln County commissioners this week approved the Estimate of Needs for the 2020-2021 Fiscal Year and that includes a $50 pay raise for all full time…
The Chandler Lady Lions loosen up before their practice Monday morning. The Lady Lions kick off their fast-pitch season on Monday, traveling to Ponca City to…
Residents throughout Lincoln County have received unsolicited seeds sent from a variety of countries including China. According to the Oklahoma Department of…
Fastpitch practice and scrimmages are in full swing as area high school teams get ready for the seasons. Top, Jaelynn Robertson was all focus as she threw to…
There is a new professional football player coming straight out of Lincoln County. Meeker’s Tim ‘T-train’ Whitfield, pictured to the right, has become a part…
There was a strong Lincoln County presence at the All-State football game, played Saturday night at Oklahoma Baptist University. Above, Grant Elerick (3) from…
Prairie Pointe residents and about 15-20 socially distancing and masked guests enjoyed live music and ice cream last Wednesday. Our favorite country western…
In July of this year, there was a huge event missing from my calendar. It’s a sports activity that has consumed a considerable amount of time for more than…
Furry friends are in store for those who may find themselves on the side of the road. Teddy bears were donated to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol from the Agra…