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Public Safety Center

Everett Brazil, III/The Newkirk Herald Journal The Public Safety Center is expected to be complete by April, and will greatly increase public safety throughout the community.

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FFA National Convention

Courtesy Photo for The Newkirk Herald Journal Newkirk FFA members joined members from across the country at the National Convention in Indianapolis Oct. 25 – 29.

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Where to find an Online Get together Site

Online hookups are a great way to meet fresh persons, and they’re also fast and user friendly. You can search background of other subscribers, or simply chat in a privately owned room, depending on your preferences. There are lots of options for hooking up, which includes free and paid sites, so it’s vital that you…

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Homecoming Pep Assembly

Everett Brazil, III/The Newkirk Herald Journal The NHS gym was filled with activity Thursday afternoon, Jan. 27 as students, staff and the community celebrated the wrestling and basketball homecoming pep assembly. Included in the activities was plenty of cheering, band music and several NHS-wide games. The wrestling team celebrated Homecoming that evening, followed by basketball…

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Walk of Warriors

Courtesy Photo for The Newkirk Herald Journal The Kay County Walk of Warriors will be dedicated Sunday, Sept. 19 at 2 p.m.

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Spring turkey season begins this week

By Everett Brazil, III The Newkirk Herald Journal NEWKIRK — Spring turkey season has arrived, and outdoorsmen are heading out into the wilderness to bag a turkey of their own across the state. Oklahoma has seen a decline in turkey numbers, but for those who know where to look there are still plenty of opportunities…

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‘Petrified Man’ still baffles today

By Karen Dye NEWKIRK — The story of Newkirk’s “petrified” man is indeed a mystery. He was “discovered” in the back yard of E.E. Bode on North Magnolia in April 1942, when Mr. Bode was preparing to plant a “victory garden.” Once Mr. Bode discovered the body, the Kay County Sheriff, Polk Harsh, was called.…

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Kildare School Honors

Jorja Houseman, left, and Navaeh Heppler were recognized as the only two members of the Kildare School seventh grade who have attended the school since pre-k.

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Kay County Democrats to meet

Press Release PONCA CITY — The Kay County Federation of Democratic Women will meet Oct. 14 at 7 p.m. in Perkins Restaurant meeting room. The speaker will be Jana Harmons, president of the Oklahoma Federation of Democratic Women’s Club. Hamons is a mother, grandmother, wife, sister, community worker, activist and a survivor. She volunteers at…

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Veva Joe Spore

Veva Joe Spore, longtime Newkirk resident, died Sunday evening, May 5, 2019 in Ponca City at her son and daughter-in-law’s home.  She was 97. The daughter of Ashby DeBard and Velma Mae (Ash) DeBard, Veva Joe was born April 8, 1922 at Glencoe, Okla. Her earliest years were spent in Glencoe. The family moved to Stillwater, Okla.…

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