Lady Tigers headed to area tournament

By Everett Brazil, III The Newkirk Herald Journal NEWKIRK — The Lady Tigers have been on a roll for the 2020-2020 basketball season, as they played their hardest years. They are now eyeing the state championship, and this weekend, will compete in the area tournament, the last step before heading to the finals. The Lady…

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Chase the Ace

Courtesy Photo for The Newkirk Herald Journal Melody Rowe was the Feb. 27 winner of Newkirk Main Street’s Chase the Ace contest, drawing the Jack of Clubs from the depth. The progressive Jackpot is now at $315, and the next drawing will be March 5. Tickets are available at Newkirk Main Street, Equity Bank, Capone’s…

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Community Chest contributes to local organizations

By Everett Brazil, III The Newkirk Herald Journal NEWKIRK — Several community service organizations received a much-needed boost as the Newkirk Community Chest made donations to help support those organizations to promote the community. About $17,000 was raised through the organization in the past few months, which benefited several groups, including the Opportunity Center, Newkirk…

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Community Chest

Everett Brazil, III/The Newkirk Herald Journal Several Community service organizations received a needed donation from Newkirk Community Chest at Equity Bank Friday, Feb. 26. Front row, Julie Grigsba, Opportunity Center; Sue Roy, Newkirk Public Library; Charlie Blair, Newkirk Education Foundation; and Joe Anderson, Newkirk Historical Society. Back row, Angela Oldfield, Newkirk Community Chest; Phil Knight,…

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Political Forum

Everett Brazil, III/The Newkirk Herald Journal Newkirk Main Street welcomed State Representative John Pfeiffer, left, and State Senator Bill Coleman for a political forum, allowing concerned citizens a chance to ask questions about state issues. Those issues included climate change, the February storm, winter weather recovery, COVID-19, small business assistance and more.

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NPS staff receive COVID-19 vaccine

By Everett Brazil, III The Newkirk Herald Journal Newkirk — Public educators are on the forefront of society, teaching the younger generations to be a better part of the culture and helping them attain a high school diploma and college degree. Because of that, they are also at risk of COVID-19, whether contracting the disease…

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Grit and Grace Outdoors

Everett Brazil, III/The Newkirk Herald Journal Grit and Grace co-owner Curtis grace is pleased to announce the company is manufacturing their own fishing lures, Sugar Booger Baits. The bait is currently on the shelf at the store.

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Mayden named NHS Teacher of the Year

By Everett Brazil, III The Newkirk Herald Journal NEWKIRK — On a routine Thursday afternoon, Lori Mayden is teaching science in her classroom. A knock at the door is not unusual, as students need to leave the classroom, to use the restroom, among other activities. After 1 p.m. however, the rap on the door reveals…

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Teacher of the Year

Everett Brazil, III/The Newkirk Herald Journal NHS science teacher Lori Mayden, left, was honored Feb. 4 as the NHS Teacher of the Year. Pictured with Mayden is Principal Kevin Engle.

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Chase the Ace

Courtesy Photo for The Newkirk Herald Journal Trudy Bagg was the Feb. 5 winner of Newkirk Main Street’s Chase the Ace fundraiser. Bagg drew the 9 of Spades, so the contest continues another week. The progressive jackpot is currently at $277. Tickets are available at Newkirk Main Street, Capone’s Hoagies, Equity Bank and Newkirk Tag…

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