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Second Saturday Series

Courtesy Photo for The Newkirk Herald Journal The Ponca City Federated Music Club kicked off the Second Saturday Series at the Kay County Amphitheater on June 11 with an amazing tribute to America full of patriotic songs. Scout troops 555 and 556 served as color guard with the Ukulele Club introducing songs about cities throughout…

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Herb and Garden Festival

Everett Brazil, III/The Newkirk Herald Journal A large crowd gathered at the L.A. Cann Park Saturday morning, June 4 for Ponca City’s annual Herb and Garden Festival. Vendors and participants both came from across the region, with vendors including food trucks, garden plants and many other offerings. One booth was the OSU Master Gardener program,…

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Summer Reading Program

Everett Brazil, III/The Newkirk Herald Journal A large group of students gathered at Newkirk Public Library June6, including Newkirk and Kildare summer school students, to kick off the Summer Reading Program at 10:30 a.m. where they learned about the ocean with “The Mad Scientist.” The program also includes lunch in the NPL Meeting Room. The…

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TSET to hold Kay County Conference

Press Release PONCA CITY — The TSET Healthy Living Program (HLP) serving Kay County and the University of Oklahoma Institute for Quality (OU IQC) Communities are preparing to host a conference on how to build communities healthier and more vibrant. The “Oklahoma Towns: Walkability and Placemaking Summit” will take place on June 14 at The…

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Health Fair

Everett Brazil, III/The Newkirk Herald Journal The Senior Citizens Center was filled with activity Friday, June 3 as many health providers converged on the facility for the semi-annual health fair, allowing patrons to find needed information about senior health. The Newkirk Fire Department provided a grilled lunch, and several door prizes were awarded. Health providers…

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PCFMC to present AMERICANA! At amphitheater

Press Release NEWKIRK — The Kay County Amphitheater will kick-off the Fourth of July season on June 11 at 7 p.m. Patriotic and American music will be presented by the Ponca City Federated Music Club’s (PCFMC) Ukulele Club, the Choral Workshop and Miss Suzi’s Singing School. The Ukulele Club will take the audience on a…

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Amphitheater Concert

Courtesy Photo for The Newkirk Herald Journal The Ponca City Federated Music Club will perform at the Kay County Amphitheater at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 11.

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Summer NASA

Everett Brazil, III/The Newkirk Herald Journal Newkirk elementary and middle school students met at the elementary school Monday, May 23 for the return of Summer NASA, held Monday – Thursday from 8 a.m. – noon. The event goes through the end of the month.

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Vacation Bible School

Everett Brazil, III/The Newkirk Herald Journal First United Methodist Church, St. John’s Lutheran Church, First Presbyterian Church and Christ’s Church joined together May 23 – 26 for Vacation Bible School, where students enjoyed music, crafts and fellowship while learning about God. It was the first program since 2019.

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Newkirk FFA holds annual awards banquet

By Logan Rhea Chapter Reporter On Friday, May 13, 2020 The Stagecoach Event Center in Newkirk was the location of the 2022 Newkirk FFA Awards Banquet which celebrated the many accomplishments of the Newkirk FFA this year. During the banquet many presentations were made including appreciation and proficiency awards, recognizing the fundraiser top sellers and…

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