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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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Local livestock show a success

By Everett Brazil, III The Newkirk Herald Journal NEWKIRK — Newkirk 4-H and FFA members descended upon the Youth Expo Center in Newkirk for the local livestock show Saturday, Jan. 30, and despite a lower turnout and pouring rain, the show was considered a success. Ewe Lambs Haley Merhoff, Champion Hampshire Ewe Lamb, Grand Supreme…

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Newkirk Livestock Seniors

Everett Brazil, III/The Newkirk Herald Journal Newkirk 4-H and FFA seniors were recognized with their parents for the hard work they put into their livestock show projects at the local livestock show, held Saturday, Jan. 30. Shown from left are students Logan Rhea, Wyatt Smith, Rachel St. Andrews, Hailey Merhoff, Cody Kirkbride, Koy Moman, Hunter…

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NPL launches cake pan sharing program

By Everett Brazil, III The Newkirk Herald Journal NEWKIRK — The local library offers many educational opportunities to the community, ranging from the written word, including books, newspapers and magazines, to cds and DVD’s, and even computer and internet access for those who may not have it. Outside of books or magazines, the culinary arts…

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Library Cake Pans

Everett Brazil, III/The Newkirk Herald Journal Melanie Brower, left, made a donation of cake pans to Newkirk Public Library Monday, Feb. 1 for a pilot program to provide cake pans in a variety of designs to the Newkirk community. Also pictured is Librarian Marcina Overman.

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4th graders learn culture through post card project

By Everett Brazil, III The Newkirk Herald Journal NEWKIRK — Fourth graders in Peggy Renfro’s class have recently visited states far across the country, from the east coast to the west. They have done their travel all from the comfort of their classroom, as they have set a goal to have at least one post…

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NES Post Card Project

Everett Brazil, III/The Newkirk Herald Journal Fourth grade students in Peggy Renfro’s class are learning more about the United States, as they are collecting post cards from every state in the country.

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