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Six lead class of 2019 as Valedictorians and Salutatorian
Blackwell High School announced their Valedictorians Maggie Brown, Julia Denney, Jordan Green, Anna Hague, Megan Lewis, and Maricela Murray in...

Braman clerk Barrows resigns; takes passwords and keys amidst audit
An employee for the town of Braman has resigned without handing computer passwords and keys over to the town's board of trustees, leaving officials...

True Value to close by April 30
After nearly a century of service to local homeowners and tradesmen, Blackwell Hardware will permanently close on April 30, 2019. The decision...

Blackwell Art Department seeks shoes for fundraiser
Students in the Blackwell High School art program are asking for donations of new and used shoes to help raise money for their 2020 trip to Belize...

Trash-Off Day to be held April 27
Blackwell's Trash-Off Day is scheduled for April 27, and will not feature public dumpsters for the fist time in the initiative's 6 year lifespan....

Senator Lankford visits BHS
U.S. Senator James Lankford visited Blackwell High School on Monday to speak with school administrators about federal education policy and to talk...

Board of Education calls for special meeting to "discuss the...
The Blackwell Board of Education has appointed new board officers and has called for a special meeting to be held in order to discuss the conduct...

City Council approves special investigator in 3-2 vote
The Blackwell City Council met last Thursday night and approved the appointment of R. Stephen Haynes as the city's special legal counsel for an...

Candi Holt and Julie Lang are Blackwell's Teachers of the Year
On Monday, March 25, Superintendent Rick Riggs and other administrators announced the winners of the district's most highly-coveted awards for...

NOC Roustabouts to honor Wilma Harman at Reunion
Saturday, April 6, marks the date for the upcoming Roustabouts Alumni Reunion. It will take place in Blackwell at the new Event Center on the Kay...

EDF and BEDA donate Chrome Books to Blackwell schools
EDF Renewables and the Blackwell Economic Development Authority started the week by purchasing 225 Chromebook laptops and docking stations for...

City of Blackwell ends contract with MKEC in tense meeting
The Blackwell City Council terminated its contract with the city's engineering firm during a three-hour meeting Thursday night after city employees...

Clinical Cannabis Group LLC opens in Blackwell
Blackwell's first medical marijuana dispensary, Clinical Cannabis Group LLC (CCG) opened its doors this past Monday and three of the four owners...

Open Records request reveals expense details at City Hall
The Blackwell Journal-Tribune, in following up on key expenses for the city of Blackwell, has filed open records requests for bills from the city...

Board of Education says "NO" to 4-Day school week
In a contentious meeting held Monday night, the board voted 3-2 against adopting a four-day week, which district administrators hailed as a teacher...