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Tiger Playoffs

Everett Brazil, III/The Newkirk Herald Journal The Newkirk Tigers football team hit the road for Jones, Okla. Friday afternoon, Nov. 11 for the opening of the playoff season. The Tigers celebrated the event with a pep assembly at 1:30 p.m., which included plenty of games, activities, pep music and even performances by the youth mini…

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Veterans Bean Feed

Everett Brazil, III/The Newkirk Herald Journal U.S. veterans and their families, along with community supporters, filled Fellowship Hall at First Christian Church Friday morning, Veteran’s Day, for the annual ham and bean feed, which is sponsored by America Legion Auxiliary, Post 1201, Ponca City. The event is a popular event in the community, which includes…

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Veterans Honored

Everett Brazil, III/The Newkirk Herald Journal Newkirk Public Schools honored area veterans Friday morning, Nov. 11 for the annual Veterans Day assembly, to thank them for their service. The school choir performed the National Anthem, as well as each Military branch’s song. Speaking at the assembly was Sgt. Brian Grant, Oklahoma Army National Guard. Veterans…

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NES Students of the Month

Courtesy Photo for The Newkirk Herald Journal Jacob Brown, left, and Jozie Pameticky were selected as the Newkirk Elementary October Students of the Month. Congratulations to both students.

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Hutchason, Owen named NMS Students of the Month

Press Release NEWKIRK — Newkirk Middle School (NMS) is pleased to announce Madalyn Hutchason and Gabe Owen as the November Students of the Month. Hutchason is the daughter of Melissa and Luke Hutchason. She enjoys playing basketball and running track and helping others. She also really likes animals. Her favorite subject is math but she also likes…

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Kyson Vap Signing

Everett Brazil, III/The Newkirk Herald Journal Newkirk Lady Tiger senior Kyson Vap has spent many years honing her skills on the softball field, and she has now been recognized for those efforts as she signed to play for the University of Arkansas-Rich Mountain Lady Bucks Wednesday, Nov. 9. Front row, from left, Ben Vap, Kyson…

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NPS addressing bus driver shortages

By Everett Brazil, III The Newkirk Herald Journal NEWKIRK — An important part of the local school system is a quality transportation program, which includes bus routes that transport kids to and from school, as well as transportation for extracurricular activities. A shortage of bus drivers puts limitations on the district, as they must find…

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Newkirk FFA goes for the Blue and Gold at the 95th National FFA Convention

Press Release Indianapolis, Ind. — Newkirk FFA members joined fellowmembers across the country at the Natgional Convention Oct. 25-29. The group traveled from Oklahoma to Indiana and back over 1,400 miles gives our chapter and chaperones the opportunity to see a lot of sights. From Lamberts “Throwed Rolls” Restaurant, Bass Pro Shoppe, the St. Louis…

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FFA National Convention

Courtesy Photo for The Newkirk Herald Journal Newkirk FFA members joined members from across the country at the National Convention in Indianapolis Oct. 25 – 29.

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