News Notes

News Notes

THE social event of the season

Lindsay Ag Boosters cake auction/bbq set

It’s here! Yes! THE social event of the season – the annual Lindsay Ag Boosters cake auction and buyers’ appreciation barbecue – is happening this weekend, Sat., Aug. 17, according to event organizers.

The popular event follows the close of the fall fair, featuring Lindsay’s youngsters involved in 4-H and FFA. The fair is held Saturday morning at the Fair Barn, located on the west side of Hwy. 76N in Lindsay. 

The cake auction and buyers’ appreciation barbecue will be held at the REC Multi-Purpose Building, located on Hwy. 76N in Lindsay.

The free BBQ meal includes Smokin’ Joe’s ribs, brisket and the fixins, and will be served at 6:00 p.m. The cake auction will begin at 7:00 p.m. 

All funds raised from this event will go toward furthering opportunites for the youth in Lindsay FFA and 4-H. The money goes directly to funding the awards and premiums at the fall and spring shows, and to share expenses at camps, contests, leadership trips, scholarships and fair barn renovations. 

Those needing further information may contact FFA instructor Branden Sapp at 405-763-9427.

 

All-school reunion set Sat., Aug. 24 for Pernell

Pernell’s all-school reunion is set for Sat., Aug. 24, at the Elmore City First Baptist Church in Elmore City, according to Jeanie Speakman Price.

“We will be honoring the class of 1969. We’ll also be remebering all of those we have lost this past year,” Ms. Price added.

Dinner will be served at 6:00 p.m. Meat and drinks are provided, and everyone is asked to bring a dish of their choice.

“After dinner, there will be prizes for many events that you may have been in,” Ms. Price went on to say.

“Everyone is invited to come. If you went to school there, taught there, drove a bus, and anyone who lived there when school was in session, and you loved Pernell, come on and enjoy,” Ms. Price continued.

“It will be an exciting time for all who attend. Much preparation has gone into this reunion, so come on, Longhorns, and enjoy this reunion,” Ms. Price concluded.

Those needing further information may contact Ms. Price at 405-756-6263.

 

Party in the Park set for this Saturday

It’s time for the last Party in the Park of the summer! Sat., Aug. 17 is date for this popular, family-oriented event, put on throughout the summer by the Lindsay Chamber of Commerce and PASS Coalition. That’s the word from to Violet Henderson, Lindsay Chamber of Commerce manager.

Events kick off at 6:00 p.m. There will be lots of fun and games, along with a chalk contest, musical hoops, volleyball, relay races, corn hole tournament and more.

“Come join us for a night of fun, and stay for the FREE movie, Steve Carell’s “Despicable Me” with FREE popcorn and s’mores.

Party in the Park is held in Lindsay’s Shady Grove Park, located at the corner of S.W. 4th and Apache. The main entrance is located in the 800 block of S.W. 4th St.

PASS Prevention Coalition is a non-profit organization geared toward keeping communities away from drugs.

The movie will start at dark. Those who would like more information may contact Ms. Henderson at the Lindsay Chamber office at 405-756-4312. 

 

Drive safely – most schools start this week

School days are here! Most schools in the Shopper’s distribution area begin the 2019-2020 school year this week, and drivers are advised to be extra cautious in the days ahead. Kiddos may not be aware of cars and trucks on the roadways.

The Lindsay Leopard kiddos head back to school on Thurs., Aug. 15.

Maysville Warrior kiddos begin school Thurs., Aug. 15.

Dibble Demon kiddos start back to school on Thurs., Aug. 15. 

Elmore City/Pernell Badger kiddos start back to school on Thurs., Aug. 15. 

Alex Longhorn kiddos head back to school on Tues., Sept. 3. 

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 and safe 2019-2020 school year.

 

Memorial set for Leland “Bubba” Shumate

A memorial service is set for Leland “Bubba” Shumate of Bradley, according to Todd Taylor.

Mr. Shumate passed away on June 9, 2019 at the age of 57. 

The service in remembrance of Mr. Shumate’s life will be held at the Bradley Community Center in Bradley from 2:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. on Sun., Aug. 18.

 

Area church set to hold Dinner Before the Big Game

Calvary Baptist Church of Lindsay is set to host a fundraiser dinner before the first game of the Leopards’ football team on Fri., Aug. 30, according to a news release.

The church will be serving BBQ sandwich dinners from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the vacant lot west of the Ryan Taylor-Dutton Family Museum, at the corner of S.W. 7th and Cherokee in Lindsay.

Everyone is invited to stop by on their way to the game, as the Leopards take on the Pauls Valley Panthers in their home opener. 

There is a charge for the dinner, and all proceeds go toward building the church’s Family Life Center. Those who have questions may contact Calvary Baptist Church at 405-756-2781.

 

Special meeting set for Purdy Cemetery Association

The board of the Purdy Cemetery Association will hold a special meeting on Tues., Sept. 3 at 7:00 p.m., according to LaVern Russell.

The meeting is to discuss the Salt Water Disposal Well to be built next door to the Purdy Cemetery. 

The meeting will be held at the Erin Springs Baptist Church fellowship hall, located at 3053 Hwy. 76 in Lindsay, or one-and-a-half miles south of Lindsay on Hwy. 76

Members of the Purdy Cemetery Association are invited and encouraged to attend.

Those who have questions may contact Ms. Russell at 405-756-6596. 

 

Food and fun are available at Senior Center

Seniors, ages 60 and over, are invited to have lunch Monday through Friday at the Lindsay Senior Nutrition Center. That’s the word from site manager, Kelly Riddle.

“We have a variety of wonderful food. Mondays after lunch, we play Bingo with prizes. Almost daily, some people stay and play Dominoes,” Ms. Riddle went on to say.

“If you would like to join us, or if you know someone who could use our delivery service, give us a call. We would love to see you,” Ms. Riddle added.

The Lindsay Nutrition Center is located at 310 W. Choctaw in Lindsay, and serves lunch meals Monday through Friday.

Those who would like to join the group, or who would like delivery, may contact the Lindsay Nutrition Center at 405-756-4780. 

 

Singing set at God’s Big Country Church

God’s Big Country Church in Blanchard is set to hold their monthly old-fashioned Country Gospel singing on Sat., Aug. 17 at 6:30 p.m. at God’s Big Country Church in Blanchard, according to Pastor Jerry Auld.

“Everyone is invited to our gospel singing. Bring your instruments, and bring a song,” Pastor Auld went on to say. “We’ll have food and fellowship after the singing.”

Sunday morning services begin at 10:30 a.m. every 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.  

 

LHS band booster meeting set in Lindsay

The Lindsay High School (LHS) band boosters will hold their first meeting of the year on Mon., Aug. 19, according to a news release. 

The meeting will begin at 6:00 p.m., and will be held in the Band Room, located at the corner of S.W. 9th and Creek Streets in Lindsay.

Anyone who wants to support the band is welcome to attend. 

 

LHS Band set to hold ice cream social/preview

The Lindsay High School (LHS) Band is kicking off the school year and football season with an ice cream social on Tues., Aug. 20 at 6:00 p.m., according to a news release.

The LHS Band will also play their music from this year’s half-time show. 

These fun events will take place at the football field on the south side of the Lindsay School campus. Everyone is welcome.

 

Family plots need attention in Purdy

The Board of the Purdy Cemetery Association.

are asking familys who have marked plots at the Purdy Cemetery to re-mark their burial plots that they’ve already requested, according to LaVern Russell,

Markers need to be raised, “due to ground sinking from weather. We also ask that the user’s name be applied to the markers,” Ms. Russell added.

Those needing further information, and to get at date and time to re-mark plots, may contact Ms. Russell at 405-756-6596.

 

Dept. of Veteran Affairs rep to be in Lindsay

The Oklahoma Department of Veteran Affairs will have a representative at the Lindsay Community Library the second Tuesday of every month, according to Brenda Norrell.

The representative will be at the Library from 9:00 a.m. until noon, and will help Veterans with claims, benefits, and any questions they may have.

The Lindsay Community Library is located at 112 W. Choctaw in Lindsay. 

Those who have questions may contact Ms. Norrell at 405-756-3449.

 

Lindsay Senior Center offers Bingo

“Come on down to the Lindsay Senior Citizens Center and enjoy playing Bingo with us!” That’s the word from Center director, Kelly Riddle.

Bingo is offered on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. Small prizes are awarded to the winners.

The Lindsay Senior Citizens Center serves the noon-day meal on weekdays at the center, and also offers home delivery in the Lindsay area, as well.

Everyone is welcome to attend. The Center is located at 310 W. Choctaw in Lindsay. Those who have questions may contact Ms. Riddle at 405-756-4780. 

Obituaries

Obituaries

FLOYD BELL–age 92. Dallas, Texas resident, formerly of Lindsay. Military WWII veteran/aerospace industry/retired business owner/rancher. Services were held August 10, 2019 under the direction of Boydston-Wilbourn Funeral Home of Lindsay.

ARTHUR GLEN McCALEB–age 94. Wallville resident. Military WWII veteran/retired REC employee. Services were held August 13, 2019 under the direction of Boydston-Wilbourn Funeral Home of Lindsay.

RICHARD CLARENCE HILLIARD–age 77. Lindsay resident. Oilfield business owner. Services are set for August 14, 2019 under the direction of Winans Funeral Home of Maysville.

KACY LYN CALDWELL–age 53. Davis resident. Transportation manager. Services were held August 9, 2019 under the direction of Winans Funeral Home of Maysville.

ALICE BURYL WILSON–age 93. Wynnewood resident. A Rosie the Riveter during WWII/retired nurse. Services were held August 13, 2019 under the direction of Wooster Funeral Home of Pauls Valley.

WILLIAM F. “BILL” FREEMAN–age 93. Maysville resident. Military WWII veteran/retired maintenance supervisor. Services are set for August 14, 2019 under the direction of Wooster Funeral Home of Pauls Valley.

Classifieds

Classifieds

SPECIAL NOTICES

WE WANT to invite those who could benefit from a faith-based recovery program to the Celebrate Recovery Chain Breakers group. We are excited to help people with hurts, habits, and hang-ups! We’ll meet every Tuesday night from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the First Assembly of God in Maysville at 23720 Hwy. 19. For more information, please dial 405-268-8077.

THE BARGAIN Shop will be closing September 7th due to health reasons. We will no longer be accepting donations. Thank you for your support all these years. September 3rd through 7th, we will be open 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.

JESUS SAID in Matthew 5:6, “Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled.” The First Church in Lindsay is offering a free Bible study to any and all who hunger and thirst for God and His Word. Anywhere and anytime, we are just one phone call away. Please dial 405-428-6305.

YOU CAN learn Spanish-Puedes Aprender Ingles. Conversational class, Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Free to everyone, no textbooks, no grammar, fun guaranteed. Please dial 405-756-6091. John Geffre.

ONE WAY Out Christ Centered recovery program meets every Tuesday evening at 7:00 p.m. at 419 S. Main St. in Lindsay.

LIFE CHOICES, Women’s Care Pregnancy Center is available in Grady County. Counseling services are available. 1201 W. Choctaw, Chickasha. Please dial 405-222-5483.

NARCONON OF Oklahoma. With the opiate crisis running rampant, families are looking for ways to help those they love who need treatment. Getting them into treatment becomes even harder if their loved one is not willing. This is when intervention can become key. To learn more about successful interventions, please visit https://www.narcononnewliferetreat.org/blog/intervention-101.html. Narconon can help you take steps to overcome addiction in your family. Call today for free screenings or referrals. 1-800-431-1754.

DNA REHAB, a 12-step Christian ministry meets on Monday at 7:00 p.m. in the Assembly of God Potters’ House, located on the parking lot at the Assembly of God Church at 1101 W. Cherokee, Lindsay. Everyone is welcome. You do not have to have been court ordered to attend. Refreshments will be served at the close of the meeting. Please dial 405-756-3088.

TRY OUR classifieds! Please dial 405-756-3169.

“AWAY OUT of a big mess”. 12-step program for Drug and Alcohol offenders. 7:00 p.m. on Mondays at the Faith Temple Church, 1000 E Ave. & Hwy. 19, Pauls Valley, OK. For more information please dial 405-238-3414.

IN SEARCH of handicap van to be donated to a man in need. He is handicapped, and his van is broken down. Or, if you can help fix his van, any help would be appreciated. Call Kay at 405-428-1104.

NARCONON OF Oklahoma. To find immediate help for someone who is having a problem with any kind of drug or alcohol, contact Narconon’s free addiction consultation and referral helpline at 800-468-6933 or visit the website at http://www.stopaddiction.com.

 

WORK WANTED

TOWN AND Country Lawn Care. Brush hogging, tilling, and odd jobs. Please dial 405-756-6055.

 

LOST & FOUND

FOUND. MAN’S ring. Found at car wash in Lindsay. Please dial 405-756-3169 to identify. 

 

HELP WANTED

WILSON & WILSON Oilfield Services in Lindsay now hiring Class A CDL drivers. Please dial 405-808-0977.

SHOPPER TOPPERS get results. Please dial 405-756-3169.

NOW ACCEPTING applications for cashier at the Chisholm Corner located at 601 W. Hwy. 19, Alex. All shifts needed. Apply within store.

HEALTHCARE INNOVATIONS is now hiring personal care aides, CNAs and PCAs for Minco, Chickasha, Verden, Ninnekah, Alex, Purcell, Stratford, McLoud, Maud, Roff, Seminole, Konowa, Blanchard, Newcastle, Wanette, Lindsay, Elmore City, Foster and Lexington areas. Must pass OSBI and have a valid DL and auto insurance. Please dial 405-527-3494. Ask for Valerie.

DEAL WRECKER is now hiring a driver. CDL not required. No felonies. Please dial 405-756-4067 for more info.

DRIVERS NEEDED at A & A Tank Truck, Lindsay yard. Must have CDL with tanker endorsement. Oilfield experience required. Benefits include medical insurance, dental, vision, 401K and profit sharing both with company match. Two weeks paid vacation after one year and bi weekly pay. Plus you can earn $1,000 sign on bonus after six months of employment! Please dial 405-756-4060 for more information.

HIRING LABOR workers (super sucker and hydro vac). Have experience working outdoors. Starting at $15.00 to $17.00 per hour. Call 405-867-1293 or email ihssafety@yahoo.com. Visit us on Facebook or industrialhydroservices.com. Paid weekly, vacation pay, holiday pay, paid safety training.

HIRING CDL (Class A or B). Super sucker and hydro vac truck operators. Have experience working outdoors. Starting at $20.00 to $25.00 per hour. Call 405-867-1293 or email ihssafety@yahoo.com. Visit us on Facebook or industrialhydroservices.com. Paid weekly, vacation pay, holiday pay, paid safety training.

LOCAL EMPLOYER seeking entry-level position. Communication and mathematical skill a must. Benefits provided. Please send resume to Box B, c/o Shopper News Note, P.O. Box 8, Lindsay, OK 73052.

PLEASE NOTE: The above ad is called a “blind ad” since the person/business placing the ad requires all replies to be by mail. Also, the person/business does not want to be identified. Please do not contact us inquiring about the ad as we will give out no details. Your written reply will be forwarded to the business placing the ad. Thank you. The Shopper News Note. 

HELP WANTED in the meat department at Super C Mart. Full-time and part-time. Apply in person at 212 S.E. 2nd St., Lindsay.

 

LIVESTOCK & PETS

BEAGLE PUPPIES, eight weeks. Three male, $150.00 each. One female, $200.00. Please dial 580-220-1121.

MOUNTAIN VIEW sheep and goat sale. First Saturday of every month at 1:00 p.m. We offer one of the most competitive markets in the state. Selling 6 – 700 every sale. Free trucking from Dibble to the sale. Please dial 405-226-0630.

OKLAHOMA HORSE Fair in Duncan. Sept. 13 and 14. Catalog entries are due Aug. 22. okhorsefair.com or 405-226-0630.

BUYING HORSES, ponies, or donkeys. No commission or Coggins tests needed. Will pick up. Please dial 405-226-0630.

 

MISC. FOR SALE

ANTIQUE CONNECTION back-to-school sale 25% off everything. Come and shop in Lindsay.

ANTIQUE CONNECTION Booth L7 sale on furniture, linens, dishes, kitchenware, pictures, books, and decor. 

EXTREME CRYO-GEL, Nature’s Pain Relief. For arthritis, headaches, strains, backaches, muscle aches, carpel tunnel. For hands, feet, legs, and back. Pick your up today at Flowers by Jim & Jean, 215 S. Main in Lindsay. Please dial 405-756-4354.

GUNS FOR sale. 22LR Golden Boy. $499.00. Please dial 405-224-9021.

SOLID WOOD gun cabinet, with glass front. Holds six guns. Has one drawer on bottom. Very nice. Probably antique. $200.00. Please dial 405-756-0271.

USED HOVEROUND power chair with Lift ‘n’ Go Electric Lift. $1500.00 for both. Please dial 405-756-7453.

 

AGRICULTURAL EQUIPMENT

HORSES AND related equipment wanted and also for sale. Contact Gary Lohman at 405-226-0630.

 

CARS & TRUCKS

LINDSAY PUBLIC Schools will be accepting sealed bids on: Bluebird/Vision bus VIN #1BAKGCKH95F218719; 1999 GMC 1500 pickup VIN #1GTEC14V1XE545484; 2001 Ford F250 pickup VIN #1FTNX21F01MA49990; 2008 Chevrolet Impala sedan VIN #2G2WB55N989132187. Sealed bids will be accepted until August 28. Bids will be opened in the superintendent’s office at Lindsay Public Schools, 800 W. Creek, Lindsay, at 10:00 a.m. August 28, 2019.

 

R.V.s, TRAILERS, ETC.

FOR SALE. 1999 Cavalier trailer, 28-ft. Clean inside. $2000.00. Please dial 405-694-8875.

 

FOR RENT OR LEASE

FOR RENT. 2 bd., 1 ba. home in Lindsay, near swimming pool. Appliances furnished. No pets. $580.00, plus deposit. Please dial 405-306-1701.

FOR RENT. One bedroom apartment in Lindsay. Furnished, CH/A, washer/dryer. All bills paid, plus cable TV. No pets. $800.00/month, plus deposit. Please dial 405-306-1701 or 405-428-6863.

 

REAL ESTATE

HOME FOR sale by owner. 1007 W. Cherokee Pl., Lindsay. 3 bd., 2 ba. brick home. CH/A, covered patio, storage bldg., 2-car garage, furnished. $135,000.00. No owner financing. Please dial 405-756-6358.

ALEX, OK. Two lots. $4,000.00. Alex, OK. Four corner lots, with storage house and cellar. $10,000.00. Please dial 479-522-0077.

WE APPRECIATE those who call their ads in early on Thursday or Friday. Shopper News Note. Please dial 405-756-3165. Mail to P.O. Box Lindsay, OK 7302 or fax to 405-756-8609.

Shopper Toppers

Shopper Toppers

Garage sale. Fri., Aug. 16 and Sat., Aug. 17. 9:00 a.m. to ?. South of Lindsay on Hwy. 76, turn east on East County Road 1520, go about 1/2 mile. Watch for signs.

Garage sale, indoor/outdoor. Fri., Aug. 16 and Sat., Aug. 17. 20717 140th St., 4 1/4 miles west of Maysville at intersection of Hwy. 74 and Hwy. 59. Sixty-five years worth of stuff.

For sale. Round wood table, 42 in. Additional 18 in. leaf. $50.00. Please dial 405-756-0388.

Free to a good home. Kittens. Please dial 405-428-6376.

For sale. GE chest freezer. $50.00. Please dial 405-694-8875.

For sale. One bounce spring horse for children. $45.00. Please dial 405-756-4888.

For sale. Clothes rack. $50.00. Please dial 405-756-4888.

Free. Three kittens. Two white females, one orange male. Sixteen weeks old. Please dial 405-825-1078.

For sale. Box of VHS tapes. Several sets of shows, also some westerns. $15.00 for box. Please dial 405-351-2110.

Free to good home. Ten-week-old puppy. Pit/lab mix. Female. Please dial 405-428-0222.

Free. Around 30 boxes. All sizes. Please dial 405-756-7080.

For sale. Joy JK-63M electronic piano keyboard, with bench. Demos, records, and lots of extras. $99.99. Perfect condition, new in December. Please dial 405-756-6524.

For sale. Old gas heater. No dents. $99.00. Please dial 405-760-0935.

For sale. Weider gym set. Like new. $99.00. Please dial 405-760-0935.

Free to a good home. Australian Shepherd. Please dial 940-389-6868.

For sale. Beautiful pink hurricane lamp, with flower design. $99.00. Please dial 405-760-0935.

For sale. Black and white prom dress. Size five. Never worn. $50.00. Please dial 405-760-0935.

For sale. Six air conditioner filters. Size 12x24x1. FilterBuy brand. $20.00. Please dial 405-756-0271.

For sale. Cutting torch, 50 ft. hose, and gauges. $90.00. Please dial 405-613-6876.

For sale. Two Fire King baking dishes. $10.00 each. Please dial 405-760-0935.

 

News Notes

News Notes

Sat., Aug. 10 –

Benefit set for Kyle Scruggs

A benefit event, set to help Kyle Scruggs, is set for Sat., Aug. 10 at Just One More – Cox City Bar, according to Valeria Blake.

Proceeds from the event will help with medical expenses for Mr. Scruggs, a Lindsay resident who was recently diagnosed with Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma.

A fish fry/calf fry begins at 6:00 p.m. 

A pool tournament begins at 2:00 p.m., and an auction begins at 10:00 p.m. The night will end with Karaoke with Curtis.

Monetary donations, as well as auction item donations, are gladly accepted.

Just One More – Cox City Bar is located at 2142 Cox City Road in Rush Springs.

Everyone is encouraged to wear a lime green cancer ribbon for Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma.

Those who have questions, or who would like to donate items for the auction, may contact Roger Martin at 580-721-0477 or Ms. Blake at 405-756-6623.

 

Drive carefully – area schools start soon

It’s that time of year! Schools will soon be in session, 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 Tues., Aug. 13 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Freshmen Orientation is the same evening at 6:00 p.m. in the High School auditorium. The kiddos head back to school on Thurs., Aug. 15.

Maysville Warrior kiddos and parents have Open House on Tues., Aug. 13, from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m., and the kiddos begin school Thurs., Aug. 15.

Dibble Demon kiddos and parents have Open House on Mon., Aug. 12 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. The kiddos start back to school on Thurs., Aug. 15. 

Elmore City/Pernell Badger kiddos and parents have Open House on Tues., Aug. 13 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. for Middle School and High School, and from 6:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. for Elementary kiddos and parents. The kiddos start back to school on Thurs., Aug. 15. 

Alex Longhorn kiddos head back to school on Tues., Sept. 3. 

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 and safe 2019-2020 school year.

 

Lindsay Council to hold monthly meeting

The Lindsay City Council will be having their monthly meeting, according to a member.

The meeting will be held on Mon., Aug. 12 at 6:00 p.m., and will be held at the Council Chambers in the Lindsay Municipal Building, located at 204 W. Creek in Lindsay.

Council members include Mayor Carrie Rains, Vice-Mayor Kris Spivey, Scott Wilbourn, Mark Hutchinson, Jake Rutledge, Christopher Hassler, and Kassi Turner. 

Those wanting additional information should contact the City of Lindsay at 405-756-2019.  

 

Board of Education to hold meeting

The Lindsay Board of Education is holding its regular monthly meeting Mon., Aug. 12 at 7:00 p.m. in the board meeting room, according to a member.

The board meeting room is adjacent to the superintendent’s office in the high school, at 302 S.W. 8th in Lindsay.

Board members are Gena Fletcher, Clint Simonton, Larry Winn, Dr. Steve Pracht and Mitch Lindsey.

Those needing further information should contact the Lindsay School at 405-756-3131.

 

Memorial set for Leland “Bubba” Shumate

A memorial service is set for Leland “Bubba” Shumate of Bradley, according to Todd Taylor.

Mr. Shumate passed away on June 9, 2019 at the age of 57. 

The service in remembrance of Mr. Shumate’s life will be held at the Bradley Community Center in Bradley from 2:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. on Sun., Aug. 18.

 

Pulled pork lunch to be served Friday

Pulled pork sandwiches are on the menu for lunch on Fri., Aug. 9 at Lindsay’s Living Sanctuary Church, according to Cindy Grumbles.

Lunch will be served from 11:00 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. at the church, located at 111 E. Creek in Lindsay.

“We’ll be serving our delicious pulled pork sandwiches,” Ms. Grumbles explained. “The meal includes a sandwich, potato salad, pickles and onions, homemade dessert and drink.”

“We offer dine-in and take-out, AND also delivery,” Ms. Grumbles went on to say.

Those who have questions, or who would like to set up a delivery, may contact Ms. Grumbles at 405-756-6818.

 

FREE all-day music jamboree set Saturday

“Enjoy music and singing at the FREE all day Music Jamboree for the community on Sat., Aug. 10.” That’s the word from Jallane Link.

There will be Bluegrass, Gospel, Country, and Folk Music at the Quality Inn, 2101 South 4th Street (across from McDonald’s) in Chickasha. 

The doors will open at 10:00 a.m. for coffee and doughnuts, and musical groups and individuals will be performing until 6:00 p.m.  

Everyone is asked to bring a finger food, and enjoy music and singing. Door prizes will be given during the day.  All ages are welcome, and the admission is by donations to pay for the coffee, donuts, sandwiches, and the rent.

Future performance dates are Sat., Sept. 14, Sat., Oct. 12,  Sat., Nov. 9, Sat., and Dec. 14. Those who would like to schedule to play, or who would like more information, may contact Jallane or Chet Link at 405-224-6790 or 405-222-6926.

 

Lindsay’s power to be off in the wee hours of August 9

The repairs on Lindsay’s electric substation are almost complete and preparations are underway to go back online. That’s the word from Lindsay City Clerk, Kathy Hammans. 

In order to make the switch from the portable substation back to the City’s system, power will have to be turned off around 1:00 am on Fri., Aug. 9 for approximately three hours.

Those who have special medical needs that need to be addressed due to this power outage should contact Kevin Caldwell at 405-756-7655 before Thurs., Aug. 8, so that assistance and coordination can be arranged for those specific medical needs.

 

LHS band ice cream social set Tues., Aug. 20

The Lindsay High School band will hold an ice cream social on Tues., Aug. 20 at 6:00 p.m., according to a news release. 

The ice cream social will be held at the football field, located on the south side of the Lindsay School campus. 

The band will be playing their music from this year’s half-time show during the social. Everyone is welcome.

 

LHS band booster meeting set Mon., Aug. 19

The Lindsay High School band boosters will hold their first meeting of the year on Mon., Aug. 19, according to a news release. 

The meeting will begin at 6:00 p.m., and will be held in the Band Room, located at the corner of S.W. 9th and Creek Streets in Lindsay.

Anyone who wants to support the band is welcome to attend. 

 

LHS class schedules are ready

Lindsay High School (LHS) students may pick up their class schedules this week in the high school office, according to a news release.

Seniors and Juniors have already picked up their schedules. Class schedules for Sophomores and Freshmen are available on the following dates:

• Wed., Aug. 7 Sophomores      9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

• Thurs., Aug. 8 Freshmen  9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

• Fri., Aug. 9 New Students 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Those who are unable to go on their designated day may pick their schedule up after the day they are assigned.

Open House is set for Tues., Aug. 13 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Freshmen Orientation will be held at 6:00 p.m. in the High School auditorium on the evening of Open House.

The school is located on West Creek Street in Lindsay, between S.W. 8th and Roberson Streets. Those who have further questions may contact the school at 405-756-3132.

 

LMS class schedules are ready

Lindsay Middle School (LMS) students are able to pick up their class schedules in the Middle School office this week, according to a news release.

Eighth-grade students have already picked up their class schedules. Class schedules for seventh- and sixth-grade students are available on the following dates:

• Wed., Aug. 7 Seventh Grade

• Thurs., Aug. 8 Sixth Grade 

The Lindsay Middle School office is open from 7:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.

Seventh-grade students must have an immunization record on file showing they have received the T-dap booster immunization. 

Open House is set for Tues., Aug. 13 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. 

The school is located on West Creek Street in Lindsay, between S.W. 8th and Roberson Streets. Those who have further questions may contact the school at 405-756-3133.

 

Kayla Blake Thornburg softball tourney set

A memorial co-ed softball tournament is set for Sat., Aug. 10, according to Courtney Register.

The tournament is being held in memory of Kayla Blake Thornburg, a Lindsay resident, who died in May of 2018, at the age of 27. 

Ms. Thornburg had two sets of twins. Proceeds from the second annual tournament will go to her children.

The tournament begins at 8:00 a.m., and will be held at Griffith Sports Park in Lindsay. This is a double-elimination tournament. T-shirts will be awarded to the first-place team.

Teams should provide their own ASA approved 12-inch balls. USSSA and ASA bats are allowed. 

Concessions will be available. 

Sponsorships are available.  

Those who have questions may contact Ms. Register at 405-428-1826 or Lauren Johnston at 405-428-8778.

 

Purdy cemetery family plots need attention

Those who have marked plots at the Purdy Cemetery are asked to re-mark their family burial plots that they’ve already requested, according to LaVern Russell, with the Board of the Purdy Cemetery Association.

“Due to ground sinking from weather, markers need to be raised. We also ask that the user’s name be applied to the markers,” Ms. Russell added.

Those who would like further information, and to get at date and time to re-mark plots, may contact Ms. Russell at 405-756-6596.

 

Lindsay School Open House is Tues., Aug. 13

Open House for Lindsay School students is set for Tues., Aug. 13, according to a news release.

Open House is held from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Freshmen Orientation begins at 6:00 p.m. in the High School auditorium. 

School begins Thurs., Aug. 15. The Lindsay School is located at S.W. 8th and Creek Streets in Lindsay. 

Those who would like further information may contact the Lindsay School at 405-756-3131.

 

Certified Healthy program applications are open

An important contributor to improving the health of Oklahomans is providing opportunities to make healthier choices where people live, work, learn, play and pray, according to a news release. 

The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is currently accepting applications for the Certified Healthy Oklahoma program through Fri., Nov. 1. The Certified Healthy Oklahoma program provides:

• An assessment to help organizations gauge where they are on supporting health.

• Abundant resources to help organizations create healthier environments.

• An annual certification award spotlighting organizations actively promoting health and wellness through practices and policies.

“Health is a vital element to the success of our state and people,” said Governor Kevin Stitt. “I look forward to seeing the Certified Healthy Oklahoma Program continue to help and encourage Oklahomans to come together as a community in order to move the needle and improve health outcomes in our great state.”

The Certified Healthy Oklahoma program offers certifications in seven different categories:  • Certified Healthy Business – Any employer providing their employees with opportunities to make healthier choices • Certified Healthy School – Schools modeling and teaching students and staff how to be healthy • Certified Healthy Campus – Colleges and career technology centers providing a healthy environment for faculty and students • Certified Healthy Community – Communities offering citizens a healthy place to live, work, learn, play and pray • Certified Healthy Congregation – Faith-based organizations providing health and wellness opportunities to their members and/or attendees and staff • Certified Healthy Early Childhood Program – Early childhood programs providing a healthy environment for children and their families, as well as their staff • Certified Healthy Restaurant – Restaurants providing healthy food options to their customers and healthier environments for their staff.

Three levels of certification are available to qualified applicants: Basic, Merit and Excellence. Applications must be submitted by Nov. 1. All applicants will be notified of awarded certification level in December and formally acknowledged at an awards ceremony in March of 2020.

“We are pleased with the growth and success of the Certified Healthy Oklahoma program,” said Interim Health Commissioner Tom Bates. “Last year, more than 2,200 applicants received certification. We encourage this year’s potential applicants to consider how they are making the healthy choice the easy choice for their employees, customers, students, and residents, and submit an application for Certified Healthy Oklahoma certification.”

The Certified Healthy Oklahoma programs are a joint effort of the Oklahoma State Department of Health, State Chamber of Oklahoma, The Oklahoma Academy, Oklahoma Turning Point Council and numerous other partners who are helping to shape a healthier future for Oklahoma.

Those who would like to learn more about the Certified Healthy Oklahoma program and complete a certification application, visit the Certified Healthy Oklahoma website at http://www.certifiedhealthyok.com.

 

Dept. of Veteran Affairs rep to be in Lindsay

The Oklahoma Department of Veteran Affairs will have a representative at the Lindsay Community Library the second Tuesday of every month, according to Brenda Norrell.

The representative will be at the Library from 9:00 a.m. until noon, and will help Veterans with claims, benefits, and any questions they may have.

The Lindsay Community Library is located at 112 W. Choctaw in Lindsay. 

Those who have questions may contact Ms. Norrell at 405-756-3449.

 

Bluegrass Music concert set for Sat., Aug. 10

The Greater Oklahoma Bluegrass Music Society (GOBMS) of Del City presents its monthly concert and jam this weekend, Sat., Aug. 10 at 6:30 p.m., according to Ronda Monse. 

GOBMS presents these concerts with the assistance of the Oklahoma Country-Western Museum and Hall of Fame. The Country & Western Heritage Hall of Fame is located at 3925 S.E. 29th St. in Del City, east of I-35 and south of I-40 on S.E. 29th St., between Bryant and Sunnylane (just west of Wall’s).

There will be three bands, and jamming rooms are available for musicians and singers, professional and amateur alike. Pre-show begins at 6:15 p.m., with Lily Ann Watters and Danny Watters. The concert begins at 6:30 p.m., featuring Olen Davis and The Travelers of Muskogee, Wheatland Express of Clinton, and Muddy Wings of Choctaw.

There is a general admission fee, but admission is FREE for children 12 and under. There is great air conditioning, seating is provided, and concessions are available. 

The building is open from 5:00 p.m. until 9:15 p.m. for jamming, and there will be a voice workshop from 5:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. Those needing further information may call 405-317-2618 or 405-226-9191. 

 

The last days of summer . . .

The Lindsay Municipal Swimming Pool will be open daily through Sun., Aug. 11, according to officials with the City of Lindsay.

Beginning Sat., Aug. 17, the pool will be open Saturdays and Sundays from 1:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., through Sun., Sept. 8, weather permitting.    

The Lindsay Municipal Swimming Pool is located in Shady Grove Park, on S.W. 4th St. in Lindsay. Those who would like further information may contact the Lindsay Municipal Swimming Pool at 405-756-4000.

 

Guided Striper fishing tour raffle set

The Lindsay Junior Class Parents After Prom Committee is holding a raffle for a guided Striper fishing tour, according to Nicki Dewoody.

Tickets may be purchased to win a four-man guided Striper fishing trip at Lake Texoma. The trip is valued at $500.00. 

The winner will be drawn in late September, and does not need to be present to win.

The winner will be able to set up their trip with the fishing guide. Also, the fishing guide said the good fishing begins in October, just in time to use these tickets.

Proceeds from the raffle go toward the Lindsay High School After-Prom party in the spring.

Those who have questions, or who would like to purchase tickets, may contact Ms. Dewoody at 405-488-5604.