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Blackwell in Top 10 Safest Cities in OK
Blackwell, Oklahoma has made the top 10 list of safest cities in the state of Oklahoma.The National Council for Home Safety and Security had extensively worked with the...
Co-parenting class offered for divorcing parents with children
Kay County Extension is offering its Co-Parenting for Resilience class for divorcing parents with minor children.Parents who attend the class will gain a better idea of how...
Workshop on homemade gifts offered
The Kay County OSU Cooperative Extension Service and the Pioneer Woman Museum will be offering a workshop for adults on homemade gifts Nov. 11th in Ponca City.Any one of us...
SAVVY Hoose shares his love of hunting
Leeroy Hoose enjoys his bow when he goes hunting, and has been in and around Blackwell for nearly all of his life.Hoose's father was a peanut farmer, "Like Jimmy Carter,"...
Kay County Fair opens tonight
It's fair time in Blackwell once again as the Kay County Free Fair rolls through town this week, starting today until Sunday.Over 52 vendors arrived last night and will be...
TOHS Museum hosts annual bean feed
The Top of Oklahoma Historical Museum held their annual bean feed this past week, to add to an already extremely busy weekend for the City of Blackwell.The feed was held...
Tennessee CPA Society concludes Accounting Academy
The Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants (TSCPA) completed its annual Accounting Academy event for high school students on July 10 at Lipscomb...
Blackwell PEO celebrates 100 years
One hundred years ago several Tonkawa women boarded the train for Blackwell. Their trip was to attend the first meeting of the new Blackwell Philanthropic and Educational...
Special Needs wraps up season
Special Needs Athletics in Selmer recently wrapped up its season in patriotic style at Patriotic Park in Selmer. The league serves athletes from McNairy, Chester and Hardin...
Parent University set for Thursday at BHS
Tanya Flauding, counselor at Blackwell High School, as well as most of the faculty and staff are gearing up to bring "BHS Parent University" to the parents of college-bound...
Board of Education to hold special meeting tonight
Tonight, the Blackwell Board of Education will meet at the Administration Building on 201 E. Blackwell to hold a Special Meeting.The board will take action on Certificate...
Safety tips for back to school
As kids head back to school this fall, parents and guardians should spend a few minutes discussing back-to-school safety tips."The better prepared we are for potential...
Shiloh National Military Park will observe anniversary of CCC Camp...
On Monday, July 15, Shiloh National Military Park will present a special evening program to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) camp...
Nardin OHCE hold October meeting
The Nardin club of OHCE met October 13 in the home of Carol Orr. Members attending were Shelia Rountree, Judy Barnett, Earleine Harman, Stacie Grossardt, and Sandy Campros....
SWOD welcomes new storm spotter
The City of Blackwell added a new storm spotter to the ranks of the SWOD (Severe Weather Operation Department). Other Blackwell storm spotters responded unanimously to...