Employees of Service King in Stroud pose with two of three large “swamp crawlers” that will soon be on their way to drill oil in the jungle in Suriname. Construction of the three pieces took almost a year and was a first for Service King. The massive crawlers are tracked and move under their own…
Eleven of Lincoln County’s 16 school districts have tax millage levies that are lower in 2020 than in 2019 according to Jackie Holcomb, Lincoln County Assessor, which will mean lower taxes for many property owners. Four school districts tax millage levies are up, although two of them are up less…
Lincoln County Commissioners have taken action aimed at building a new county jail rather than renovating the current one. Following discussion during their meeting last week, they agreed and voted unanimously to amend contracts with Spirit Architecture Group and Smith-Doyle Contractors by…
Area school superintendents in Lincoln and Pottawatomie Counties are taking various measures as they cope with COVID-19 while trying to keep students in class. “We haven’t had to go virtual yet. We’ve been averaging two or three cases per week, but it jumped to about 15 last week,” said Prague…
In honor of the Thanksgiving holiday, all county first graders were invited to submit recipes to the paper on “How to Cook a Turkey.” The following are the children’s versions of how they would cook a turkey. Agra Mrs. Heisler’s class Jace- We get a turkey from the store. Then we deep fat fry it…
The number of people testing positive for COVID-19 across Oklahoma again increased significantly over the past week and the same was true in Pottawatomie and Lincoln Counties as well. The Oklahoma State Department of Health reports two more people have died in Pottawatomie County and also there…
Lincoln County Marriage Licenses Winfred Monroe Hill, Kaufman, Texas, and Vetrice Mae Ebers, Chandler. Erica Brooke Potter and Samuel Breyton Doty, both of Tryon. Dalton Matthew Evans and Jennifer Lynn Tubbs, both of Meeker. Probates In the Matter of the Petition for Probate for Ricky Lynn…
Thank you to everyone for your prayers and expressions of love, support, and thoughtfulness. We deeply appreciate you, and it was uplifting and comforting to realize how many friends Darlene made along the way. A special thank you to Heartland Hospice for your excellent care and concern.
The family of Louis C. Brown of Meeker, Okla., would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to those of you who supported us through the passing of our husband, dad, grandpa and friend. Your kindness of food, flowers, cards and words of encouragement helped us through a very difficult time. Thank…
Chandler High School seniors Baylee Bowen and Jared Stone were chosen as November Lions of the Month by the Lion’s Club. Baylee Bowen, the daughter of Daryl and Kristi Bowen, holds a 3.98 graduate point average while taking concurrent classes through Rose State College in Midwest City, Okla. She…
This is the Fifty-Nineth article in a semipermanent column for Stroud Arts that appears in the Stroud American. The mission of these articles is to inform, educate and inspire you, the reader, to Make Art Happen in your life and the life of our community. Sometimes it is difficult to be ‘Thankful…
Lincoln County Commissioners have taken action aimed at building a new county jail rather than…
Area school superintendents in Lincoln and Pottawatomie Counties are taking various measures as…
Eight-year-old Hunter Mash felt the need to help his community with one of his favorite pastimes –…
Employees of Service King in Stroud pose with two of three large “swamp crawlers” that will soon be on their way to drill oil in the jungle in Suriname. Construction of the three pieces took almost a year and was a first for Service King. The massive crawlers are tracked and move under their own power, with a top speed of about 5 miles an hour. To put them in scale, the one shown on the right weighs an estimated 90 tons. The next step will be to disassemble the three and pack them for trucking to the Port of Houston. From there, they will go…
Eleven of Lincoln County’s 16 school districts have tax millage levies that are lower in 2020 than in 2019 according to Jackie Holcomb, Lincoln County Assessor…
In honor of the Thanksgiving holiday, all county first graders were invited to submit recipes to the paper on “How to Cook a Turkey.” The following are the…
The number of people testing positive for COVID-19 across Oklahoma again increased significantly over the past week and the same was true in Pottawatomie and…
Meeker cross-country coach Brady Dukes presented All-State jackets to Riley Randall, left, and Braxton Bussell last week. For Randall, a sophomore and the…
Surrounded by her parents and coaches, Stroud senior Macey Morris signs a letter of intent to play softball for Ottawa College in Kansas. The Lady Tigers’…
Davenport’s Bulldogs held off Garber, 42-34, Friday night to advance to the third round of the playoffs. The Bulldogs head to Summit Christian Friday to face…
The Meeker School Board has approved the final 2020-2021 Estimate of Needs. Meeker School Supt. Jeff Pruitt explained to the board the Estimate of Needs being…
Mr. and Mrs. Nicholas Battle The children and grandchildren of Nicholas and Barbara Battle would like to honor them on the occasion of their 60 th Wedding…
Marriage Licenses Scotty Wayne Davis and Erin Louise Moody, both of Prague. Scott Francis Berger and Misty Nicole Templeman, both of Harrah. Probates In…