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Fri
18
Aug

Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation fishing report for Aug. 17

Arcadia: August 14. Elevation above normal, water 84 and murky. Channel and blue catfish excellent on live shad and worms in creek channels and river mouth. White bass fair on crankbaits off points. Ccrappie fair on jigs and minnows around brush structure and standing timber. Hefner: August 15. Elevation above normal, water 87 and murky to muddy. White bass and striped bass hybrids fair on grubs, lipless baits and minnows at the inlet and along shorelines. Largemouth bass fair on jigs and deep diving crankbaits at the dam. Channel and blue catfish fair on chicken liver, cut bait and punch bait at the dam and inlet. Overholser: August 14. Elevation rising, water murky to muddy. Blue, flathead and channel catfish slow on cut bait, live bait, and worms in riprap, main lake, and below the dam. Striped bass hybrids and white bass slow on crawfish, cut bait, jigs, shrimp, and worms in main lake, points, and below the dam. Bluegill sunfish slow on jigs and worms in riprap and shallows.

Tue
15
Aug

Oklahoma Farming and Ranching Foundation helps fight childhood hunger donates $27,395.55 to food for kids backpack program statewide

The Oklahoma Farming and Ranching Foundation donated $27,395.55 to fight childhood hunger statewide. The donation benefits the Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma and Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma’s Food for Kids Program, which includes the Backpack Program.

Earlier this year, Oklahoma FFA members were encouraged to donate livestock shown at the Oklahoma Youth Expo to the Beef for Backpacks and Pork for Packs program. This program provides protein sticks for the Food for Kids Backpack Program statewide.

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Thu
10
Aug

Bristow graduate receives award from Muscogee Creek Nation

by Shirley Todd

After working in the Muscogee Creek Nation Youth Program for three years, Bristow High School 2017 graduate Zachary Barnett was presented the Outstanding Worker award for the summer program.

Bristow Schools Facility Director Bryan Blansett recommended Barnett for this award.

“I recommended him because of his positive attitude and his willingness to learn new tasks,” said Blansett.

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Wed
09
Aug

One night only

Prairie Grass will perform at the Free;and Center on Thursday, Aug. 17 at 7 p.m. Admission is $10 and donations of food or cash will go to Bristow Social Services. Making up the band are, from left, John Snell, Mike Newell, Adam Estill, Mike Johnson, Tom Whitehouse and Roger Boomer.

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Thu
03
Aug

Bristow FFA members attend alumni camp

The Bristow FFA chapter had 12 FFA members attend the annual Oklahoma FFA Alumni Leadership Camp this past month at Camp Tulakogee in Wagoner, Oklahoma.

Over 1,600 FFA members from across the state attended this summer camp that strongly encourages them to step outside of their comfort zones as well as help them develop skills in personal leadership and goal setting.

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Thu
03
Aug

Bristow FFA chapter conducts annual officer retreat

Bristow FFA conducted its annual Chapter Officer Retreat this past weekend, July 28-29.

The first day of retreat involved a trip to Brickopolis in Bricktown of Oklahoma City as well as a team-building experience at The Escape OKC.

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Mon
31
Jul

Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation fishing report

Arcadia: July 25. Elevation normal, water 88 and clear. White bass good on in-line spinnerbaits and jigs along the dam and points. Channel and blue catfish good on crawfish and shrimp around points and rocks. Crappie fair on minnows and jigs around marked brush piles.

Draper: July 24. Elevation normal, water 82 and stained. Crappie slow on jigs and minnows in docks and rocks. Channel catfish slow on cut bait and dough bait in main lake and channels.

Hefner: July 24. Elevation above normal, water 90 and clear. Channel and blue catfish good on minnows, punch bait and worms along riprap and rocks. Largemouth bass fair on spinnerbaits and topwater lures along the shoreline. White bass and striped bass hybrids good on crankbaits, grubs and lipless baits in main lake.

 

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Mon
31
Jul

Calming those new-school-year jitters

When the new school year begins this fall, there is bound to be lots of excitement, but also some nerves for both students and their parents.

Whether children and young people are returning to the same school, setting foot in a new one or moving to a new grade level, a few jitters are natural, said Laura Hubbs-Tait, Oklahoma State University Cooperative Extension parenting specialist.

“As fun and exciting as it can be to begin a new school year, it also can be a stressful experience not only for students but also their parents,” Hubbs-Tait said. “There are plenty of positive ways to deal with any potential jitters or anxiety.”

 

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Mon
31
Jul

Breakfast helps set the stage for academic success

Mornings during the school year can be a hectic blur for both parents and students trying to get out the door, but that should not be an excuse to skip breakfast.

Whether it is a piece of whole wheat toast and a glass of milk or a more elaborate spread, the morning meal sets the stage for a successful day of learning.

“There’s a strong link between breakfast and how well students perform at school,” said Deana Hildebrand, Oklahoma State University Cooperative Extension Service nutrition specialist. “Research has connected breakfast to better memory, test scores and attention span as well as better overall nutrition.”

 

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Mon
31
Jul

Breakfast helps set the stage for academic success

Mornings during the school year can be a hectic blur for both parents and students trying to get out the door, but that should not be an excuse to skip breakfast.

Whether it is a piece of whole wheat toast and a glass of milk or a more elaborate spread, the morning meal sets the stage for a successful day of learning.

“There’s a strong link between breakfast and how well students perform at school,” said Deana Hildebrand, Oklahoma State University Cooperative Extension Service nutrition specialist. “Research has connected breakfast to better memory, test scores and attention span as well as better overall nutrition.”

 

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