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Mayse arrested on meth charges
Blackwell Police Officer Jerry Weiland apprehended Joshuawa James Mayse on the 200 Block of E. Lincoln this past Sunday at 10:44 a.m. on a reported possession of CDS...
Arts in the Alley Singoff concludes 2013 season
The 2013 Arts in the Alley Finale will be at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 19. Regional musicians are invited to perform. Performers should contact cthompson @fhu.edu to...
Red Cross offers cold weather safety tips
The forecast is calling for frigid temperatures and to make sure you and your family are prepared, the Red Cross offers these safety tips.Avoid driving when conditions...
Job shadowing for BHS seniors
As announced by High School Principal Jaylene Soulek at the last Blackwell Board of Education meeting, high school seniors will now be job shadowing at local businesses in...
Ceremony at Medina memorializes Weeks
South Gibson County High School held special ceremonies prior to their football game with Chester County last Friday in Medina. The ceremonies memorialized former Chester...
Red Cross and Oklahoma State University Extension offer tips to...
In response to the widespread flooding that occurred in Oklahoma last month, the American Red Cross is offering mold prevention tips from the Oklahoma State University...
Rainfall filling up urban ponds
Much of the state has been a little on the soggy side over the past couple months. With the record amounts of rainfall, neighborhood ponds are filling up, and overflowing,...
June raises safety awareness issues
June is National Safety Month, an awareness effort promoted by the National Safety Council, an organization primarily concerned with the issues of workplace safety, car...
New Labor Day weekend festivities attract hundreds
More than 200 people attended the First Annual Labor Day Weekend Festivities last Saturday. The coordinator of the event, Cardellia Anderson, began planning a mere seven...
North-Central Oklahoma Diabetes Conference- Dining with Diabetes
The impact of diabetes is very serious, costly, common, but controllable. There are three main types of diabetes: Type 1 (an autoimmune form), Type 2 (the most common form,...
Managing hayfields for maximum productivity
Hay is big business in Oklahoma, bringing in over $500 million annually, especially in abundant rainfall years like this one. Management of hayfields for continued...
BOE holds regular meeting
The Blackwell Board of Education met this past Wednesday night to hire nine new faces to Blackwell Public Schools, and to say farewell to five positions.The meeting began...
C.C. schools meet goals in state exams
Chester County schools are making headway in the Common Core cirriculum, according to 2012-2013 end of the year test results. Randle Fenimore, who supervises testing in...