Tiger Wrestling

Courtesy Photo for The Newkirk Herald Journal On Wednesday, June 2, eight members of the Newkirk Tiger High School Wrestling Team participated in the annual Blackwell Team Camp. Coach Toby Schieber, Coach Jared Schieber and Coach Steven Brisco accompanied the student/athletes to the event. Participants included Dawson Guidry, Brady Lavers, Jace Thompson, Luis Menchaca, Shaden Pankey, Ryan…

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Summer Reading

Everett Brazil, III/The Newkirk Herald Journal Kildare Public School students joined together at the Newkirk Public Library Thursday, June 10 for the NPL Summer Reading Program. Librarian Marcina Overman read a book, “How do Dinosaurs Stay Safe,” by Jane Yolen and Mark Teague. They then used paper plates for create their own personal dinosaur. The…

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Summer NASA

Everett Brazil, III/The Newkirk Herald Journal Summer NASA commenced for a second week, with kids learning a variety of lessons, from STEM concepts, cooking, drama, cosmetology and swimming lessons, along with a water slide. Summer NASA will end June 30.

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Gregory granted more time for downtown repairs

By Everett Brazil, III The Newkirk Herald Journal NEWKIRK — The owner of a structurally-deficient building in the 100 Block of North Main Street has been granted more time to address building damage, as the City Commission voted to grant him more time to shore up the façade to prevent further damage or injuries. The…

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Building Renovations

Everett Brazil, III/The Newkirk Herald Journal The Newkirk City Commission will vote on the fate of a structurally-deficient building in the 100 Block of North Main Street at their June 28 Commission hearing.

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NPS undergoing upgrades during summer break

By Everett Brazil, III The Newkirk Herald Journal NEWKIRK — Newkirk Public Schools is out for summer break, but there is still a lot of activity at the three facilities, from applying new coats of paint to rewaxing classroom floors. There are plenty of other refurbishment activities occurring across campus, as school leaders seek to…

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NPS Upgrades

Everett Brazil, III/The Newkirk Herald Journal Mark Branch Fieldhouse has a shiny new court, which is part of a larger series of projects to upgrade NPS for the coming school year.

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Chamber Ribbon Cutting

Everett Brazil, III/The Newkirk Herald Journal The Newkirk Chamber of Commerce held a special ribbon cutting at Opal Nutrition in Downtown Newkirk Friday afternoon, June 11. Shown from left are Chamber member Shannon Smykil, owner Talby McClure, Dawn Brakey and Glenna Blair.

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Yard of the Week

Courtesy Photo for The Newkirk Herald Journal Craig and Karen Ortwein are the June 11 Yard of the Week. The event is sponsored by Newkirk Women’s League.  

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Yard of the Week

Courtesy Photo for The Newkirk Herald Journal Janice Mothes is the first Yard of the Week for 2021. The event, sponsored by Newkirk Women’s League.

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