Senior Center to offer flu shots Sept. 25

By Everett Brazil, III The Newkirk Herald Journal NEWKIRK — The flu season is approaching, and many people will receive their annual flu shots to protect their health through the fall and winter months. For Newkirk senior citizens, they can receive their flu shot at the Senior Center Friday, Sept. 25 with special social distancing…

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Packards recognize KPS for family support

By Everett Brazil, III The Newkirk Herald Journal KILDARE — The Packard family has been through a lot in recent years, as their son, Calyn, has been undergoing treatment for childhood cancer. Kildare Public School (KPS) and the larger community have come out in support of the student and his family, showing they are a…

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KPS benefits from Feed the Children donation

By Everett Brazil, III The Newkirk Herald Journal KILDARE — Kildare Public School (KPS) joined several other schools across the state recently when they received a donation from the Feed the Children charity, which included not just food items for needy families, but also school and cleaning supplies, which will be donated to families at…

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Cheer Camp

Everett Brazil, III/The Newkirk Herald Journal A new generation of Tiger and Lady Tiger cheerleaders filled the Middle School gym Sept. 8 – 10, as the Co-Ed Cheer squad presented a special cheer camp after school, educating the future cheerleaders on basic moves in cheerleading.

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Lady Tigers Softball

Everett Brazil, III/The Newkirk Herald Journal Haiden Huster throws a pitch during the Lady Tigers home game with the Prague Lady Devils  Tuesday afternoon, Sept. 8. The Lady Tigers won 5-2. The Lady Tigers also competed in the Woodland Tournament Sept. 11-12, sweeping all their games. The beat Prue 2-0. Hominy 6-1, Caney Valley 10-1…

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Kimmells celebrate 70th anniversary

Press Release NEWKIRK — Kenneth and Winifred “Winnie” Kimmell reached a milestone in their lives recently, when they celebrated their 70thwedding anniversary Sept. 2. The couple were united in marriage on Sept. 2, 1950 at the Assembly of God Church in Newkirk, by Rev. Noel C. Smith, of Ponca City. Kenneth, the son of Lennie…

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Homecoming Coronation set for Friday night

By Everett Brazil, III The Newkirk Herald Journal NEWKIRK — Friday night will be a special evening for the Tiger athletics, as it is the Homecoming Coronation event, and many families and community supporters will gather at the football field Friday night to see who will be crowned Homecoming Queen and King. Much will be…

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Homecoming

Everett Brazil, III/The Newkirk Herald Journal The Newkirk Tigers and Lady Tigers will celebrate the 2020 Homecoming Coronation at 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 18 in a special ceremony on the field. Front row, from left,Freshman Macee Robinson, Sophomore Bailey Wever, Junior Karissa Young and Seniors Tristan Ramey, Kaydence Bruce, Samantha O’Brien. Back row, Freshman Joey…

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Newkirk Main Street scarecrow contest returns for 2020

By Everett Brazil, III The Newkirk Herald Journal NEWKIRK — Autumn is already in the air, and many people are dusting off their fall decorations to celebrate the season. Those include many businesses along Downtown Main Street, as they are bringing out their scarecrows and other festive items for Newkirk Main Street’s annual scarecrow contest,…

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Tiger Football

Everett Brazil, III/The Newkirk Herald Journal The Newkirk Tigers football team rips through the banner at the start of their opening game against the Tonkawa Buccaneers Thursday evening, Sept. 3. Tonkawa beat the Tigers 49-14.

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