Drive Carefully–Area schools start soon!

It’s that time of year! Area schools will soon be in session – probably – and drivers are advised to be extra cautious in the days ahead. Kiddos may not be aware of cars and trucks on the roadways.

Lindsay Leopard kiddos and parents have Open House on Mon., Aug. 10 and Tues., Aug. 11 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., and the kiddos head back on Thurs., Aug. 13.

Maysville Warrior kiddos and parents have Open House on Tues., Aug. 11, from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. The kiddos begin school on Thurs., Aug. 13.

Pauls Valley Panther kiddos start back to school on Thurs., Aug. 13.

Dibble Demon kiddos and parents have Open House on Tues., Aug. 11, and school starts on Thurs., Aug. 13.

Alex Longhorn kiddos start back on Tues., Aug. 11. School will be online, but kiddos with no internet access will be able to go to the school. 

Elmore City/Pernell Badger kiddos start back to school on Thurs., Aug. 13. Mondays will be online classes, and students will be in school the rest of the week.

Blanchard Lion kiddos head back to school on Thurs., Aug. 13.

Marlow Outlaw kiddos get back in the swing of things at school on Thurs., Aug. 13.

Purcell Dragon kiddos start back to school on Thurs., Aug. 13. 

Most schools are offering both in-school and online classes, in response to the COVID-19 health crisis. 

The folks at the Shopper News Note, Smith Office Supply, and the Tag Agency of Lindsay wish the students, parents, teachers, and faculty a wonderful, safe 2020-2021 school year.


Bag Your Blessings! – Clothing give-away is this Saturday!

“It’s here! ‘Bag Your Blessings’ clothing give-away 

is set for this Saturday!” That’s the word from Bev Barker.

The clothes have gone through a two-week quarantine, bags will be available at the door, clothing of all sizes will be available, and school supplies will be available while they last!

The give-away is Sat., Aug. 1 from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at Erin Springs Church of God. The church is located at 14028 E. County Road 1519, south of Lindsay on Hwy. 76, or just south of the Washita River bridge.

The Lindsay Elks Lodge is giving away new packages of socks, underwear, and toiletries for kids and teens. 

Things to remember: 

• EVERYONE must wear a mask

• Only 15 people will be allowed in the give-away room at a time

• Shoppers may shop in 15-20 minute intervals

•Between shopper groups, the room will be sprayed and sanitized

• The north section of the sanctuary will be for waiting, and videos will be playing

• Parking lot security will be on hand to ensure that all vehicles and belongings are safe.

“Everyone is welcome! This will be our best one yet!” Ms. Barker added.

Those who would like further information may contact Ms. Barker at 405-756-7403 or Pastor Doug Brothers at 405-428-6575. 


The Circus is coming to town!

Come one! Come all! Kids of all ages will want to come to the Big Top!

Yes! Circus Funtastic is coming to Lindsay this week. That’s the word from event organizer Amanda Carroll.

The Lindsay Round-up Club is sponsoring the event that will be held in the Lindsay Round-up Club arena.

Performances are set for Wed., July 22 and Thurs., July 23, at 8:00 p.m. nightly.

The Round-up Club arena is one block west of Hwy. 76 N in Lindsay. 

Pre-sale tickets are available at First National Bank of Lindsay. Those who have questions may contact Ms. Carroll at 405-756-4433.