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22
Sep

Body found near K-ville

by J. D. Meisner

Police are treating the death of an unidentified man, whose body was found in a ditch west of Kellyville, as a homicide.

According to Creek County Sheriff 's Office Chief Deputy Fred Clark, the body was discovered by a property owner in a wooded area about 100 yards north of Route 66, lying in a ditch along South 231 Drive, on Monday afternoon.

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Fri
22
Sep

Turnpike Authority Director visits Bristow Rotary Club

by Shirley Todd

Oklahoma Turnpike Authority Executive Director Tim Gatz spoke at the Bristow Rotary Club meeting on Thursday, Sept. 21, to give member an update on the construction project to widen the turnpike from Bristow to Tulsa.

Gatz said construction began on the 20 mile stretch of the Turner Turnpike on Aug. 8.

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Fri
22
Sep

Pumpkin whisperer

Dr. Carl Smith proudly poses with a pumpkin picked out of his garden this year. He said the pumpkin weighs 130 pounds. The pumpkin is on display in his office at Utica Park Clinic., Bristow

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Fri
22
Sep

Historic convoy will roll through next week

by Shirley Todd

Early Tuesday, Sept. 26 around 7:30 a.m., the Military Vehicle Preservation Association will drive through town.

The Association is conducting its 91st anniversary convoy with approximately 80 historic military vehicles retracing the original 1926 Route 66 highway route.

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Fri
22
Sep

Creek County Conservation offers free groundwater testing

The Creek County Conservation District is offering a free groundwater screening for area residents who count on groundwater for home and livestock supplies.

People who want to know more about groundwater can pick up a bottle, label, and instruction sheet from the Creek County Conservation District Office, 203 S. Elm St., Bristow, during business hours on Monday, Sept. 25, 2017.

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Wed
20
Sep

Creek County Health Dept. schedules Flu vaccine clinics

The Creek County Health Department announced today its seasonal influenza vaccination clinic schedule for the upcoming flu season. Clinics will begin Monday, Oct. 2.

The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) and Creek County Health Department recommend flu vaccination each year for everyone six months of age and older. The more people vaccinated, the less the chance that flu will spread in families and communities.

Each year in the United States, flu causes millions of illnesses, hundreds of thousands of hospitalizations and thousands of deaths. The flu vaccine is the best defense against getting the flu. Flu season usually starts in September or October and runs through April or May.

Wed
20
Sep

Learn more about your groundwater

The Creek County Conservation District is offering a free groundwater screening for area residents who count on groundwater for home and livestock supplies.

People who want to know more about groundwater can pick up a bottle, label, and instruction sheet from the Creek County Conservation District Office, 203 S. Elm St., Bristow, during business hours on Monday, Sept. 25, 2017.

The bottles, filled with water to be screened, will need to be returned to the district office before 10 a.m. on Tuesday Sept. 26, 2017. The screening will be completed by local volunteers on that Thursday. Test results can be picked up the following day.

The Creek County Conservation District is partnering with Blue Thumb, a statewide water pollution education program, to hold this event.

Wed
20
Sep

Bristow Schools Friday Feeding Program

Bristow Public Schools is participating in the CACFP/At-Risk Meals program.

Lunch will be provided to all children ages 18 and under without charge. All children are eligible regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.

Lunch will be provided from 11:30 a.m-12:30 p.m. throughout the school year at the Edison Elementary Cafeteria, 111 W. Ninth, on Fridays that school is not in session or on any school break day that Home Alone is open.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Krista Burden at the Bristow Public Schools Administration Office at (918) 367-5555.

Wed
20
Sep

Superheroes are coming to Bristow

It’s a bird, it’s a plane, no it’s, superheros and they are coming to Walmart in Bristow this Saturday, Sept. 23, from 11 a.m.to 3 p.m. Also gracing the community with their presence will be Disney Princesses.

Front-end Manager and Children’s Miracle Network Champion for Walmart in Bristow Christy Doremus said this event will kick off the store’s drive to raise money for St. Francis Children’s Hospital in Tulsa.

“This will be a huge and fun event for the kids in our community,” she said. “The kids are encouraged to dress up as their favorite princess or superhero.”

Doremus said there will be many activities for the kids. One of the main activities will be provided by Sergeant Kendra Raney and Reserve Officer Danny Gann with the Bristow Police Department. They will bring a police car for the kids to finger paint.

Wed
20
Sep

County royalty crowned at pageant

2018 Miss Creek County Hunter Jaynes and Miss Creek County Outstanding Teen Blair Noblin pose together after they were crowned Saturday night at the Creek County Fairgrounds.

The 2018 Miss Creek County and Miss Creek County Outstanding Teen were crowned Saturday, Sept. 16 at the Creek County Fairgrounds.

Miss Creek County 2018 is Hunter Jaynes. She is attending Oklahoma State University, working towards her Masters of Agricultural in Agribusiness Degree. Jaynes is currently an agriculture education teacher at Cushing High School. Her platform is Field of Dreams.

Miss Creek County Outstanding Teen 2018 is Blair Noblin. She is a sophomore at Skiatook High School. Her platform is be brave enough to be you.

“The Miss Creek County and Miss Creek County Outstanding Teen pageants are sanctioned preliminary pageants for the Miss Oklahoma and Miss Oklahoma Outstanding Teen,” said Miss Creek County pageant director Shannon Nation.

According to Nation, the pageant is open to any girl between the ages of 13 to 24 who lives in Oklahoma.

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