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U.S. Senate candidates to meet with Kay County Second Amendment Association

Press Release PONCA CITY — Oklahoma candidates seeking to represent Kay County will have representatives meeting with the Kay County Second Amendment Association in Ponca City. Oklahoma’s two GOP candidates to replace James Inhofe in the U.S. Senate, Mark Wayne Mullin and T.W. Shannon, will have representatives to inform members about each candidate at The Kay…

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4-H Workshop

Courtesy Photo for The Newkirk Herald Journal Earlier in July students in third through seventh grades gathered for a 4-H workshop. The topics included a Main Street Mystery, MyPlate Munchable Lunch and Let’s Get Crafty! Attendees completed a quest downtown, made their own lunch with a balance and variety of foods and completed crafts to…

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Kay County 4-H students learn sewing concepts

By Everett Brazil, III The Newkirk Herald Journal NEWKIRK — Sewing has long been a pastime in homemaking, helping families craft their own clothes in the comfort of their homes. Some younger youth members also have in interest in the traditional craft, and about five Kay County 4-H students met at the Kay County Extension…

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4-H Sewing

Courtesy Photo for The Newkirk Herald Journal Kay County 4-H Sewing Day Camp was held July 19 – 20 at the Kay County OSU Extension.  Back row, from left,Darlene Fields (volunteer), Kaylee Cobb, Lilyen Hambright, and Brenda Medlock, Extension Educator FCS/4-H. Front row, Aubry Cobb, Charli Evans and Maddy Hambright. The youth made potholders, tissue holder,…

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Freshman Orientation Aug. 1

Press Release NEWKIRK — Newkirk High School (NHS) is continuing the tradition started last year and providing a Freshman Orientation for their new students who are joining NHS from the Middle School. All freshmen students and their parents are being asked to attend the Freshman Orientation from 10 a.m. to noon on Monday, Aug. 1 in…

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NMS announces spring semester honor rolls

Press Release NEWKIRK — The Newkirk Middle School administraton is pleased to announce the spring 2022 prinicipal’s and superintendent’s honor rolls. Superintendent Honor Roll Jordyn Carleton, Brinley Deibler, Lilly Free, Brooklynne Reyes, Leanne Robb, Claire Schieber, Brinlea Weant, Jerica Wood, Tiffany Barney, Kenton Bliss, Braxton Forbeck, Adyn Free, Nicole Free,  Brinlee Harrelson, Madalyn Hutchason, Raylynn…

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Safety Center Groundbreaking

Everett Brazil, III/The Newkirk Herald Journal A special groundbreaking was held for the upcoming Public Safety Center Tuesday morning, July 26 after 10 a.m. Including in the ground breaking were representatives of the city of Newkirk, including city commission and police and fire departments. Representatives of Rick Scott Construction and Kerr 3 Architects also participated.…

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Kay County amphitheater dedicated to County

Press Release NEWKIRK — On July 25, Newkirk Main Street completed the gift agreement to pledge the Kay County Amphitheater and all of its improvements to Kay County. The Kay County Amphitheater is a premier venue for performing arts, and is completely funded through private donations. The large stage was built on the property that…

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Amphitheater Dedication

Courtesy Photo for The Newkirk Herald Journal Holly Cline, right, Newkirk Main Street Board president, dedicated the Kay County Amphitheater to Kay County for operations. Also pictured is District Two Commissioner Jason Shanks.

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Kay County 4-H wins Big 3 livestock judging show

Press Release STILLWATER, Okla. — The Kay County 4-H Livestock Judging Teams have been among more than 1,000 kids July 19-21 at the Big 3 Field Days in Stillwater, Okla. Congratulations to the Junior and senior team champions, along with junior and senior Individual champions. Junior Teams Overall – Champions Beef and Swine – Champions…

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