Heat waves in the air are almost synonymous with Oklahoman summers and the weather is a good excuse to stay in the A/C-cooled atmosphere of their homes during the heat of the day, venturing out only for trips to the pool, lake or snow cone stand. Those working outdoor jobs have to find other ways…
State Rep. Zack Taylor, who is giving up his District 28 House post, appeared to be the winner in his bid to fill the District 28 Senate seat in Tuesday’s primary election. He is running to fill the seat vacated by Jason Smalley earlier this year. With 36 of 40 precincts reporting, he had 4,992…
Snow cone stands opening up, kids splashing in the local pool and freshly cut watermelon are all indicators that summer is here and accompanied with summer is the Oklahoma heat. According to the National Weather Service, a heat index advisory was put in place on Monday with temperatures reaching…
Due to the recent surge in coronavirus cases in Oklahoma, the Lincoln County Democratic Party will not meet in July. The group’s next meeting is tentatively scheduled for Aug. 13. For more information, Call Chairman Bob Hightower at (405) 830-0225 or Tony Perna at (918)374-2651.
McLoud City Council members recently approved several contracts and adopted a resolution on rules and procedures for different meetings. The contracts approved for the Fiscal Year 2020-2021 included those for the Pioneer Library System, Senior Citizens, and the city attorney. The Council adopted…
The total number of new confirmed COVID-19 Coronavirus cases in Lincoln and Pottawatomie Counties has jumped again over the past week. The total number of persons testing positive in Oklahoma also has increased during the same time frame. As of Tuesday, the number statewide stood at 13,757. A…
Stacks of food boxes sat lined up and ready Saturday, June 27, to be given out drive-thru style. Helping Hands Community Foundation hosted the drive-thru outside their new office on 7th St., giving out 100 food boxes donated by USDA and Go Fresh to 100 people who had responded to the organizations…
In the brilliant Okla. sunshine, Charlie Wilson’s team re-roofs a house originally built in 1905 on Hwy 66. Wilson (ground level) measured plywood with an assistant (center right) and the two on the ground communicated with Taylor Pomaville (bottom left) and Josef Mackiewicz (top left) to confirm…
New renovations will be starting at Wellston Public Schools. During a special school board meeting, the Wellston school board approved a variety of bids for renovations throughout the school system. - The bid from Jackson Electric was accepted for the baseball field lights at a price of $78,000…
If you’re taking your dog for a walk stop by True Value or Stroud Cleaners and let your dog “Pause and Refresh.” Town Talk has sponsored two dog watering stations for visitors and locals who enjoy strolling down Main Street with man’s best friend. Thank you to both businesses for their donation to…
Residents at Prairie Pointe made a special effort to vote via absentee ballot so I sure hope those of you who could get out and felt comfortable doing so, made it to the polls. Five of the many reasons you should vote are: 1) Elections have consequences. 2) Not voting is giving up your voice. 3) It…
State Rep. Zack Taylor, who is giving up his District 28 House post, appeared to be the winner in…
Snow cone stands opening up, kids splashing in the local pool and freshly cut watermelon are all…
Voters in Lincoln and Pottawatomie Counties have plenty to decide as they head to the polls in next…
Heat waves in the air are almost synonymous with Oklahoman summers and the weather is a good excuse to stay in the A/C-cooled atmosphere of their homes during the heat of the day, venturing out only for trips to the pool, lake or snow cone stand. Those working outdoor jobs have to find other ways to beat the heat. Calculated footsteps kept Josef Mackiewicz steady on the steep grade of the sun-heated roof as he knelt to grasp the plywood sheet that his coworkers handed up to him. Conversation between the three men on the rooftop and the team…
Due to the recent surge in coronavirus cases in Oklahoma, the Lincoln County Democratic Party will not meet in July. The group’s next meeting is tentatively…
McLoud City Council members recently approved several contracts and adopted a resolution on rules and procedures for different meetings. The contracts…
The total number of new confirmed COVID-19 Coronavirus cases in Lincoln and Pottawatomie Counties has jumped again over the past week. The total number of…
The Chandler Lions 12u fell during the Muskogee Tournament Saturday, June 27 . The Lions started the tournament against the NCO Wildcats. They suffered a 13…
Joe Wilson said, in a special meeting of the Carney Board of Education June 8, that the sidewalk had been finished and that work was started on the softball…
Progress continues on the new Stroud Baseball Complex. June 8, the Stroud Board of June 8, the Stroud Board of Education approved the Geo-Technical Services…
Leslie and Lila Wilson of Chandler celebrated 50 years of matrimony by taking a trip to Van Buren, Ark., and vicinity. Lila Walters and Leslie Wilson were…
The Chandler Public Library is open again with regular hours, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday. Like most every other…
Skip and Tracy Smith with Farmers Insurance donated a total of $2,000 to two local nonprofit organizations in Chandler, the Chosen House and the Helping Hands…