Local Rotarians help to clean up the community

Tidying up conveys a sense of pride in the community. Local Rotarians trimmed trees on the edge of town to help showcase the welcome sign to travelers, visitors, and residents. The Rotarians encourage everyone to volunteer for projects that build up thecommunity and promote benevolence.

Cooler weather, more fishing

Ft. Gibson: October 5. Elevation normal, water 75 with 1 ft. of visibility. Largemouth bass good on bill baits and plastic baits around brush structure, shallows, and shorelines. White bass fair on crankbaits, in-line spinnerbaits, and jigs around the main lake and points. Paddlefish fair snagging around river channel.

Bristow’s Day of Caring

The Bristow High Leadership class volunteered at Bristow Social Services as a part of United Way’s Day of Caring on Friday. They were able to clean up the gardens, stain the porch area, and package boxes of food for families. They also helped paint the fence and stain the gazebo at the city park on 10th Street. Everyone had an amazing day serving the community.

Hometown Recipes

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Sam’s Famous Carrot Cake


3 eggs

¾ cup buttermilk

¾ cup vegetable oil

1 ½ cups white sugar

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

¼ teaspoon salt

Best Brownies


½ cup butter

1 cup white sugar 2 eggs

2 eggs

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder

½ cup all-purpose flour

¼ teaspoon salt