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City Council holds regular meeting
The Blackwell City Council met this past Tuesday night for a brief meeting which saw the decision to erect a perimeter fence around and between the Blackwell city dump and...
NOC Roustabouts Homecoming Show set for Feb. 4
Celebrating Northern Oklahoma College Homecoming, the world-traveling NOC Roustabouts will bring their spectacular road show home to "Maverick Territory" on the Tonkawa...
Oklahoma Travel and Tourism Summit held in Stillwater
Several northern Oklahomans representing tourism attended the Lt. Governor's Travel and Tourism Summit Oct. 15 at Meridian Tech in Stillwater.Attending were Kathy Tippin,...
Beliel and Greenfield sworn in
The Blackwell City Council met this past Monday night to swear in new members T.J. Greenfield and Tom Beliel, as well as to say goodbye to Robert Thompson, who resigned his...
Area counties to receive disaster loan applications
U.S. Department of Agriculture, Farm Ser-vice Agency announc-ed the AG Credit Act of 1984 authorizes designation of Chester, Hardin and McNairy counties to receive FSA...
Whitham, the new face at city hall
The City of Blackwell's commitment to transparency and attempting to move past the schism in the community from the housing ordinance debacle and subsequent recall has...
BRH to host Lunch and Learn February 3
The first INTEGRIS Blackwell Regional Hospital Lunch and Learn of the year will feature John Resneder, M.D., OB/GYN, who will discuss hormone replacement therapy.The...
BOE to hold regular meeting Thursday
The Blackwell Board of Education will meet Thursday night at 5:30 p.m. at the BOE Administration Building on 201 E. Blackwell for a regular board meeting. The board will...
Vet Cemetery fund surpasses $600 thousand
The fund raising committee for the new West Tennessee Veterans' Cemetery recently met at Parker's Crossroads and announced that they have received $608,620 to date.Chairman...
Do not let mosquitoes dominate your landscape
Oklahoma received more rain this spring than it typically does in a year. While the moisture is welcome, it also brings with it a pesky pest most Oklahomans find annoying -...
Lambert, Ferda lead class of 2015
Autumn Lorine Lambert and Landon Ferda were chosen as the Blackwell High School Class of 2015's Valedictorian and Salutatorian respectively.Lambert was born to Mike and...
Local Happenings
Pinson Mounds Archeofest slated Saturday and SundayThe annual Archeofest celebration at Pinson Mounds Archelogical Park is slated for 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, and 11 a.m....
Upcoming events planned for Blackwell
While the 4th of July went off with a successful bang this past weekend, organizations and groups around Blackwell are already looking forward.With no SummerFest this year,...
Weekend arrest leads to felony charge
A call this past Saturday (Aug. 23) to Blackwell Police about a possible domestic assault at 439 East College has led to the arrest John Amos Hillhouse on the charge of...
Prom dress giveaway set for March 1
Prom can be one of the most iconic times in the life of a teenage girl or boy; but some girls might not be able to experience it due to their financial standing.Something...