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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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NFD receives needed water tanker

By Everett Brazil, III The Newkirk Herald Journal NEWKIRK — A yellow jet fuel tanker has recently been spotted outside the Newkirk Fire Department (NFD), an odd sight indeed, as NFD’s trucks are usually filled with water, not flammable materials. That truck is now being outfitted to hold water, as the department has upgraded their…

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New Tanker

Everett Brazil, III/The Newkirk Herald Journal The NFD recently acquired a new tanker truck, which is increasing water capacity and increasing efficiency for the department, especially for rural fires.

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Chase the Ace

Courtesy Photo for The Newkirk Herald Journal Josh Feinburg was the Jan. 29 of the Newkirk Main Street contest, drawing the Ace of Clubs. The progressive jackpot now sits ate $253. The next drawing will be Feb. 5, and tickets are available at Newkirk Main Street, Equity Bank, Newkirk Tag Agency and Capone’s Hoagies.

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Main Street Honor

Everett Brazil, III/The Newkirk Herald Journal Newkirk Main Street’s Design committee is proud to present their first “You Swept Us Away” award to Doug Eisenhauer, of Newkirk Tag Agency, left, and Larry Eisenhauer, of Eisenhauer Insurance, right. This will be a quarterly award to recognize local businesses in the Newkirk Main Street district that make…

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Chase the Ace

Courtesy Photo for The Newkirk Herald Journal Terri Nash is the Jan. 22 winner of the Chase the Ace contest, drawing the Eight of Spades out of the deck. The progressive jackpot is n ow at $214. The next drawing will be Jan. 29. Tickets are available at Newkirk Main Street, Equity Bank, Newkirk Tag…

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