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Fri
27
May

Aydelott confirms EF1 tornado in Bristow

by Rick Vyper 

news@bristownews.com 

 

On Wednesday afternoon, the National Weather Service confirmed a tornado touched down, in Bristow, on Tuesday evening. According to the National Weather Service Tulsa, high winds averaging over 90 miles per hour destroyed several homes on west Highway 16 Tuesday evening.

 
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Fri
27
May

Bristow teacher playing in volley ball championship

Frank Swaim isn’t your typical 69-year-old man. He’s sitting at his desk in Bristow High School, where he teaches Spanish. It’s Tuesday, May, 24, and in 18 hours he’ll be on a plane to Orlando. The classroom is empty. The desks have been excavated away to the sides of the room, and Frank is alone. The school year is over and the students have left for summer vacation, but Frank’s hasn’t started yet.

 
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Fri
27
May

Internship at the Bristow News

Riley Medill is joining the Bristow News staff this summer. He will be interning for the paper throughout the next eight weeks. Medill is a Multimedia Journalism senior at Oklahoma State University. He is a member of both the Sports Media Club and Society of Professional Journalists at OSU.

 
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Fri
27
May

Meet the candidates, State Representative District 29

Meet the candidates, State Representative District 29

 
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Fri
27
May

Tuesday storms leave residents, businesses without power

by Riley Medill 

news@bristownews.com 

 

Numerous area residents were left powerless following Tuesday night’s series of storms, literally. OG&E reported 1,968 people in Bristow (about half of the citizens) were without power for roughly three hours on Tuesday evening.
 
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Fri
27
May

Former MLB scout visits Bristow with a Scotty

by Rick Vyper 

news@bristownews.com 

 

During the summertime in Bristow, residents are used to seeing tourists passing through on Route 66, however Monday, former Arizona Diamondback Major League Baseball scout John Lea stopped in for a visit. “I wanted to stop in to Bristow because I have a 1968 Serro Scotty Gaucho that was built here,” Lea said.

 
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Fri
27
May

Peace Run torch makes Bristow stop

by Rick Vyper 

news@bristownews.com 

 

It’s not very often that you see an international runner make their way through Bristow carrying a torch, but it may happen more than you think. On Friday at 4 p.m., members of the annual Sri Chinmoy Oneness-Home Peace Run made a stop in Bristow.

 
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Fri
27
May

The race is on for Creek County Sheriff, meet the candidates

by Riley Medill 

news@bristownews.com 

 

The race is on for Creek County Sheriff, meet the candidates

 
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Fri
27
May

Depew Alumni set to host weekend of events

by Riley Medill 

news@bristownews.com 

 

The Depew Alumni Association is set to host a weekend full of events aiming to bring the community closer together. Chris Iverson, Reporter for the Depew Alumni Association, said the group has been planning this event for the past two years. Iverson said he hopes the Alumni Association’s hard work can help Depew residents feel more closely connected to the community.

 
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Thu
19
May

Day Camp moved to VFW

by Rick Vyper

 

Bristow Day Camp is June 13 – July 1 with a location change this year. On Monday, May 16, the Bristow City Council voted to purchase new materials to fix the leaky roof at the Public Works Building, home of Bristow’s Day Camp.

 

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