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Tue
04
Aug

Sweet!

Alyssa Renee enjoys a ball of cotton candy at the Victory Love Outreach weekend event in town square.

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Tue
04
Aug

Williams named BPD Chief

by Daisy Creager
At the Bristow City Council meeting Monday, following an executive session which lasted about 30 minutes, Wayne Williams was moved from interim police chief to police chief. In a motion proposed by Ward 1 Councilman Edmond 'Tex' Slyman and seconded by Ward 4 Councilman Edgar Spencer, the council unanimously voted to hire Williams with six months probation. He will keep his current salary of $44,289.44.

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Tue
04
Aug

Suspected dealer shut down

by Cody Richison
Bristow Police Chief Wayne Williams said the department is continuing the fight against the city's drug problem. On Friday, July 31, the department, led by Detective Kevin Webster and Chief Wayne Williams served a search warrant at a residence located at 521 East Eighth St. in Bristow.

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Tue
04
Aug

Police ID Walmart suspect

by Cody Richison
Exactly one month after a man dressed in a black polo shirt, a black vest and a black baseball hat walked in the Bristow Walmart, Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation filed felony charges against two additional people involvedin the July 4, 2015, heist. An assistant manager met the male subject and took him to the cash office where he received a deposit of more than $75,000 meant for Loomis Armored and also signed the account book.

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Tue
04
Aug

Kindergarten enrollment today and Thursday

by Cody Richison
Edison Elementary is holding its annual kindergarten enrollment this Wednesday, Aug. 5, and Thursday, Aug. 6 from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. at the Kindergarten Center at Ninth Street and Elm. Edison Principal Debbie Ponder said she is looking forward to seeing all of the kids and meeting with parents at the two-day event. “It's always an exciting time,” said Ponder. “We look forward to seeing the new Kindergartners and working with the parents each year.”

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Tue
04
Aug

Creek County Speedway Fast Five results for August 1

Creek County Speedway Fast Five results for August 1

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Tue
04
Aug

City hires new finance director

by Daisy Creager
At the twice-monthly Bristow City Council meeting held Monday, Aug. 3, no discussion occurred outside the 44 minute executive session on the fence line annexation lawsuit between Kerry and Shelly Hilbert and the City of Bristow. In a motion proposed by Ward 1 Councilman Randy Witty and seconded by Ward 1 Councilman Edmond 'Tex' Slyman, the council unanimously voted to take no action on the suit.

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Thu
30
Jul

Drumright Courthouse closing

by Cody Richison
After years of struggling with budget issues and diminishing activity, the gavel will fall in the Creek County District Courthouse in Drumright for the final time on Nov. 1, 2015. A press release issued by Creek County Court Clerk Amanda VanOrsdol and District Judges Joe Sam Vassar and Douglas Golden announced the official date of closure for the Drumright court to be Nov. 1.

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Thu
30
Jul

Eighth Street Bridge beams due next week

by Cody Richison
For nearly two years, residents of rural Bristow that once utilized the Eighth Street Bridge have had to find alternate routes, but soon, construction workers say, the bridge will be passable and ready for public use. “We are going to set the beams for the bridge next week,” said Ronnie Briedwell, with Hub Construction.

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Thu
30
Jul

Hearing aid center arrives in Bristow

by Cody Richison
“My father was always so hard of hearing,” said Kathleen Dupee. “We always has to speak so loudly to him, almost to the point of yelling all the time. My experiences with my father's hearing loss drove me to want to work for the hearing impaired.” Dupee, a professional hearing aid consultant and specialist, owns Reliable Hearing Aid Center, of Oilton, and will be expanding her practice to encompass the City of Bristow by joining Homestead Medical Clinic at 300 North Main Street in Bristow.

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