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Area offices burglarized during holiday

Kay County Sheriff’s Office BRAMAN — Kay County Sheriff Office deputies are investigating a burglary that at the Braman Farmer’s Cooperative Association. On July .5 the Kay County Sheriff’s Office was contacted by the Braman Co-op Elevator about a burglary that had occurred within the past two days. Deputies responded and during the investigation it…

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NPS delays ECC opening

By Everett Brazil, III The Newkirk Herald Journal NEWKIWK — A new addition to Newkirk Elementary School (NES) is expected to bring extra room and opportunities for its students, but that opening is being delayed due to weather and company management. The building was expected to be ready to open for the 2019-2020 school year,…

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Newkirk FFA attends Oklahoma Alumni Leadership Camp

By Haiden Huster Newkirk FFA WAGONER, Okla. — The Newkirk FFA chapter was represented at the 46th annual Oklahoma FFA Alumni Leadership Camp at the Tulakogee Conference Center on Fort Gibson Lake near Wagoner, Okla. More than 1,600 FFA members from more than 300 Oklahoma FFA chapters register to attend one of four three and…

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Newkirk Leadership Program accepting applications

Press Release NEWKIRK — Newkirk Main Street program is accepting applications for the 2019-2020 Leadership Newkirk Program until Aug. 15. Newkirk Main Street is gearing up for the sixth annual Newkirk Leadership Program, set to begin in September. The program is designed to identify and develop present and future community leaders. It is organized through…

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Courtesy Photo RCB Bank representative Shane Blaes, left, and Newkirk High School band director Joshua Faulkner, right, congratulate Academic All-Stater Kyler Inman of Newkirk during the Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence Academic Awards Banquet, held recently in Tulsa. Inman, a 2019 graduate of Newkirk High School, was among 100 outstanding seniors from Oklahoma public schools who were honored by the foundation as Academic All-Staters. He received an Academic All-State Scholarship sponsored by RCB Bank. The Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence is a statewide nonprofit that recognizes and encourages academic excellence in Oklahoma’s public schools. Inman selected Faulkner as his honored teacher guest for the banquet.