News Notes

News Notes

Thursday in Lindsay –

Leopards & Laughs Family Fun Night set

Leopards & Laughs Family Fun Night is set for Thursday evening, December 19, from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., according to Jessica Parker.

“Join us in the foyer of the Lindsay School auditorium for FREE cookies, hot chocolate, games, and crafts – PLUS meet the mascot!” Ms. 

Souvenir pictures with the Leopard mascot will be available for a small fee. All proceeds benefit Lindsay Schools. Lindsay’s PASS Coalition and PTO are putting on the event.

“All families are welcome at this fun evening!” Ms. Parker added.

Those who have questions may contact Ms. Parker at 405-756-0312. 

Ann’s Grill hosts FREE Christmas dinner

A FREE Christmas dinner will be served at Ann’s Grill in Lindsay, according to their ad in this week’s edition of the Shopper.

“We’ll start taking orders on Mon., Dec. 23, and we’ll take them until 10:00 a.m. on Wed., Dec. 25,” the owner, Ann Sheets, added.

The Christmas dinner may be enjoyed in the restaurant from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m., and take-out is also available. 

Donations are welcome, but not necessary.

Ann’s Grill is located on Hwy. 19W in Lindsay.

Tag Agency to be closed for Christmas

The Tag Agency of Lindsay will be closed for Christmas on Christmas Eve, Tues., Dec 24, and Wed., Dec. 25, Christmas Day, to allow employees to celebrate the holiday with their families, according to Holly Belknap.

Those needing further information should call the office at 405-756-3169.

Some trash service to be a day behind

The trash service for the City of Lindsay will be mostly unchanged through Fri., Dec. 27, the week of Christmas, according to City officials.

The only change will be that the normal Thursday pick-up for commercial customers will be on Friday, and the normal Friday pick-up for residential trash will be on Saturday, a day behind the normal pick-up. 

The City of Lindsay offices will be closed Tues., Dec. 24 and Wed., Dec. 25 to allow employees to be off with their families.

Further information is available from the City of Lindsay by dialing 405-756-2019. The folks at the City Office wish everyone a Merry Christmas.

Santa to visit First National Bank  

Santa Claus will head to Lindsay’s First National Bank on Mon., Dec. 23, from 11:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m., according to their ad in this week’s edition of the Shopper News Note.

FREE pictures with Santa will be available, and children will also get a special keepsake when they visit with Santa.

Also, the World’s Largest Stocking will be awarded on Mon., Dec. 23, as well.

The First National Bank is located at 101 S. Main in Lindsay.

Watch Night service set at God’s Big Country Church

God’s Big Country Church in Blanchard is set to hold a Watch Night service for New Year’s Eve on Tues., Dec. 31, according to Pastor Jerry Auld.

“Everyone is invited to come out and worship with us as we praise the Old Year out and the New Year in,” Pastor Auld went on to say. 

The church will not hold their monthly third-Saturday old-fashioned Country Gospel singing this month, but should resume after the New Year. 

Everyone is invited to attend Sunday morning services at 10:30 a.m. each Sunday. Wednesday night services begin at 6:30 p.m., with Bible study and fellowship. All services are held at the church, located at 2215 County Road 1350 in Blanchard.

“May God bless you all,” Pastor Auld added.

Those who would like further information may contact Pastor Auld, via text or phone call, at 405-465-2825, or Cathy Auld at 405-320-1940.

“We look forward to seeing you all!!!!” Pastor Auld concluded.  

Mansion is decorated for Christmas!

Visitors are welcome to tour the beautifully decorated Murray-Lindsay Mansion through the month of December, according to Thelma Love.

Tour hours are Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. The Mansion will be closed on Wed., Dec. 25 for Christmas.

“Take this opportunity to enjoy the grandeur of this historic building shining in all its glory at this season,” Ms. Love added. “Take family photos in the parlor or the library to share with family and friends.”

Donations are appreciated, and will help with the upkeep and repairs.

Christmas bulbs and Pikes Peak History Books are still available. These items would make a unique gift for a friend or relative.

Those wishing to donate community service hours are always welcome. Ms. Love may be contacted at 405-919-6146 for more information on special tours following the holidays.

Living Word Clothes Closet set to be open

The Living Word Cowboy Church Clothes Closet is open the first and third Saturday of each month, according to Pastor Pearline Perkey.

The clothes closet is open from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m., and is located behind the Living Word Cowboy Church, at 2605 Hwy. 19 in Bradley. 

There is no charge for clothes, and there are different items every time.

Those who would like further information may contact Beth at 405-339-5738. 

“Bag Your Blessings” FREE clothing give-away set

“Bag Your Blessings” huge, totally FREE clothing give-away is set for Sat., Dec. 28 from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m., according to Bev Barker.

Ms. Barker is asking everyone to clean out those closets and donate their clothing to the “Bag Your Blessings” FREE clothing give-away.

Folks may put their donations in the back of the blue “Lord’s Ford” pickup, parked weekdays from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. on the north side of the Lindsay Senior Center. The Lindsay Senior Center is located at 310 W. Choctaw in Lindsay.

The huge, totally FREE clothing give-away will take place at the Erin Springs Church of God, located at 14028 E. County Road 1518, south of Lindsay on Hwy. 76, or just south of the Washita River bridge, next to Delta Head Start. 

“We’ve already had so much clothing specially donated for this event, but we need more,” Ms. Barker added.

Those who have questions may contact Ms. Barker at 405-756-7403.

SNN/SOS to be closed for Christmas

The Shopper News Note and Smith Office Supply will be closed for Christmas on Christmas Eve, Tues., Dec. 24, and Christmas Day, Wed., Dec. 25, to allow employees to celebrate the holiday with their families, according to Holly Belknap.

Those needing further information should call the office at 405-756-3169.

Shopper to deadline early for Christmas

Deadlines for the Christmas edition of the Shopper News Note will move forward to Fri., Dec. 20, in order to get the popular Christmas Greeting Edition of the Shopper into the homes on Tues., Dec. 24, Christmas Eve.

The Shopper News Note and Smith Office Supply will be closed for Christmas on Tues., Dec. 24 and Wed., Dec. 25, to allow employees to celebrate the holiday with their families, according to Holly Belknap.

Those needing further information should call the office at 405-756-3169.

Clothes closet is open in downtown Lindsay

The Erin Springs Baptist Church clothes closet has a new location! It is now open in downtown Lindsay, at 219 S. Main, according to Mary Allen.

The clothes closet will be open Mondays from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m., Thursdays from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m., and Fridays from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m., or by appointment.

Those who have questions may contact the church at 405-756-2653, or Ms. Allen at 405-756-5069.

Scam alert 

One of our Shopper readers alerted us of a phone call she received recently. The caller told her that there were legal proceedings against her Social Security Number.

THIS IS A SCAM. Readers are cautioned not to divulge any personal information over the phone.

Santa Claus set to be in Lindsay on Friday

Santa Claus is coming to town this Friday! Yes, Santa will be visiting with the fine folks at Jason Bridwell’s State Farm Insurance Agency on Fri., Dec. 20 from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m.

Everyone is invited to take their photo with Santa at Jason Bridwell’s State Farm Insurance Agency, located at 105 E. Chickasaw in Lindsay.

Lindsay’s Main Street is all decked out for Christmas

Visitors to Lindsay’s downtown are invited to check out all the lampposts festively decorated for Christmas, according to Violet Hendertson, manager of the Lindsay Chamber of Commerce.

The lampposts are decorated for Lindsay’s annual “Deck the Pole” contest. This year’s winner of the traveling trophy is Walmart. S & H Tank Service won second place, and the Lindsay Fire Department took third place. 

Everyone is invited to come to Lindsay to shop, have a bite to eat, look at the festive lamp posts on Main Street, and feel the warmth of a hometown Christmas!

Car Line Fast Pass to be raffled

A raffle is being held for a Car Line Fast Pass at the Lindsay school. The raffle fundraiser is being put on by the Lindsay Parent-Teacher Organization (PTA), according to Jessica Parker.

Tickets are $2.00 each, and may be purchased from a Lindsay PTO member in the car line, or they may be ordered online by sending payment to https://www.paypal.me/PASSdrugfree.

Fast Pass will allow pass holders to drop off and pick up without waiting in the car line, and is good for a nine-week period. All proceeds will be used for the benefit of Lindsay Elementary.

Those who have questions may contact Ms. Parker at 405-756-0312.

This is the last week! It’s Tele-Turkey time!

It’s still Tele-Turkey time . . . for one last week of 2019! ‘Tis the season for the Tele-Turkey contest/give-away on KBLP Radio 105.1 FM, according to their ad in this edition of the Shopper News Note. 

Tele-Turkey runs through Friday, December. 20 between the hours of 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m., daily through Friday.

The person called will need to name the last sponsor (commercial) to win a Turkey or Ham for Christmas. There will also be a Pop Trivia question one time daily after the last Tele-Turkey call, for a chance to win a six-pack of Pure Cane Sugar Dr. Pepper. 

KBLP may be reached at 405-756-4438. 

Pauls Valley Ice Rink is open

The Pauls Valley Ice Rink is open daily through Sun., Jan. 5, according to a news release. 

Holiday hours are now in effect, and are Monday through Saturday, from 11:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m., and Sundays, 11:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m., subject to weather and bookings. Ice skate sizes range from child size 7 to adult size 13.

The ice rink is an outdoor rink in downtown Pauls Valley, at 1 Santa Fe Plaza, next to the Santa Fe Depot museum, and is sponsored by Pauls Valley Tourism.

Those who have questions may contact Pauls Valley Tourism at 405-238-3308.

Donations needed for Joy Store/Food Baskets

The Joy Store and Food Basket program in Lindsay feeds and gives toys to numerous families and senior citizens of Lindsay during the Christmas season, according to Lindsay Chamber of Commerce manager, Violet Henderson. 

The Joy Store and Food Basket programs rely strictly on donations to keep this program going. 

Any donations of food or unwrapped toys will be greatly appreciated. Cash donations are always welcome and appreciated.

Donations may be dropped off at the Chamber office, located at 107 N. Main in Lindsay. Those who would like further information may contact Ms. Henderson at 405-756-4312.

Art exhibit and art market set in Pauls Valley

The Vault Art Space and Gathering Place in Pauls Valley is featuring an art exhibit, ‘Long Way Home,’ by artists Lauren Florence and Heather Henson through Tues., Dec. 31, according to Susie Agee.

The Vault Art Space & Gathering Place is located at 111 E. Paul Ave in Pauls Valley. Those who would like further information may contact Ms. Agee at 405-343-6610. 

Purcell’s ‘Lights From the Heart’ is open

Purcell’s 13th annual ‘Lights From the Heart’ drive-
thru Christmas light display is open nightly at 5:30 p.m., and runs through New Year’s Eve, Mon., Dec. 31. Sundays through Thursdays, the hours are 5:30 p.m. until 9:00 p.m., and Fridays and Saturdays, the hours are 5:30 p.m. until 10:00 p.m., according to a news release.

The two-mile drive around the Purcell City Lake features over 650,000 lights, including a 75-foot-tall Christmas tree. Everyone is invited to take Selfies with Santa on Saturday nights in December.

‘Lights From the Heart’ is free of charge, but donations are welcome. The beautiful display is located in Purcell, just off I-35, at exits 91 and 95. Those who have questions may contact Purcell Tourism at 405-527-3093. 

This is the last week! Bible Trivia airs daily

This is the last week for the popular Christmas season Bible Trivia program on KBLP Radio 105.1 FM, according to their ad in this edition of the Shopper News Note.

Bible Trivia runs through this Friday, December 20, two times daily. There will be a Bible Trivia question at 10:45 a.m. and 11:45 a.m. for a chance to win a delicious pecan pie.

“Hey, everyone, tune in to be a lucky winner!” one listener advised.

KBLP may be reached at 405-756-4438. 

 

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