Lincoln County News

Lions fall in tournament

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The Chandler Lions 12u fell during the Muskogee Tournament Saturday, June 27 .

Fatality wreck kills two in McLoud

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A three-vehicle collision north of McLoud Monday morning left two people dead and injured a third, the Oklahoma Patrol reported.

Route 66 summer staycation

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With concerns over COVID-19 still looming, travel this summer may prove difficult. But that doesn’t mean that individuals can’t explore the attractions in their own backyard, that they may never have visited before. Route 66, known alternately as the “Mother Road” and “America’s Highway,” was formed in the 1920s as the first highway connecting Chicago and Los Angeles. Cutting straight across Lincoln County, the highway shaped a significant part of the region’s history, and its attractions offer an important glimpse into the past, as well as a welcome chance for fun without traveling far from home.

July 4th Celebrations

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Listed below are the towns in our coverage area and their plans for a firework show to celebrate the 244th anniversary of the declaration of our independence.

Splash pad open

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The splash pad next to the city pool in Chandler is now open. This project was funded and created by the Chandler Lions club, The Chandler Chamber of Commerce and Chandler City Hall, as seen pictured above. The pad will be open every day from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and is free of charge.

Dianne Louise Walker

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Dianne Louise Walker was born October 2, 1946, in Massachusetts. She died Friday, June 26, 2020, at her home in Chandler. She was 73 years old.

Charity Jean Bussey

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Charity Jean Bussey was born March 14, 1979 in Oklahoma City. She died Thursday, June 25, 2020, at the age of 41 years.

Candidate filing to begin

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Candidates for Directors in four Lincoln County Fire Protection Districts can file their Declarations of Candidacy beginning at 8 a.m., Monday, July 6, and continuing Tuesday and Wednesday, according to County Election Board Secretary Melissa Stambaugh.

Bruce Howard Newby

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Bruce Howard Newby of Chandler was born February 18, 1942, in Gate, Okla. He died Sunday, June 28, 2020, in Stroud at the age of 78 years.

Sandra Kay McCorkle

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Sandra Kay (Oliver) McCorkle was born May 20, 1948, in Oklahoma City. She died Tuesday, June 30, 2020, in Oklahoma City at the age of 72 years.