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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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Darien Elijah Monhatwa

Heaven gained an angel on May 5, 2019. Darien Elijah Monhatwa, beloved son of Jeffery Monhatwa and Pearl Walton went to meet the creator following a motorcycle accident in Oklahoma City. Darien was born Oct. 11, 1999 at Southwest Medical Center in Oklahoma City. From the time he was born he had a smile that was mischievous and could steal your…

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