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Blood drive set for Thurs., May 26

Adventure Starts Here . . . by giving blood.
In fact, blood is urgently needed in Oklahoma.
The next Lindsay Community Blood Drive is set for Thurs., May 26, and will be held at the United Methodist Church from 11:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. The church is located at 114 W. Chickasaw in Lindsay.
All donors receive a FREE Adventure Starts Here t-shirt, plus their choice of one FREE adult admission to Safari Joe’s H2O, Science Museum Oklahoma, Oklahoma City Zoo, or Frontier City, while supplies last.
The blood drives are put on by the Oklahoma Blood Institute and South Central Medical and Resource Center in Lindsay.
All healthy adults, ages 16 years and older, are encouraged to give. Donations take about an hour and can be made every 56 days.
Donors are reminded to take a photo ID with them to the drive.
Those seeking more information may contact Ms. Aprill at 405-756-4605.
Appointments are encouraged and can be made at obi.org or by calling 877-340-8777.

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Maysville 8U team hosts invitational tourney

The Maysville Warriors 8U Baseball Team is excited to announce that it will be hosting an invitational tournament at the Maysville ball fields on Sat., May 21 and Sun., May 22, according to Tyler Dean.
Teams from across the Washita Canadian Valley League have been invited to the tournament. Play will include teams from Chickasha, Dibble, Lexington, Lindsay, Purcell, Wayne, and Maysville.
The weekend will feature a three-game guarantee for all teams, rings for champion and runner-up teams, certified umpires, exciting play on the field, great food, family and fun in the grove!
Numerous businesses and families have shown tremendous support for the event, and players will all go home with some customized tournament swag! The entire Maysville community is invited to come out and support this exciting event!
The Maysville Warrior 8U Team is off to a solid start this year with a 7-2 record. The team’s remaining home games include a double header starting at 6:15 p.m. on Mon., May 23 and single games on Thurs., May 26 and Tues., June 7, both starting and 7:15 pm.
Team members include Case Baker, Daelyn Close, Talan Dean, Tucker Foraker, Jhett Hailey, Hank Hobson, Lucas McGowen, Jayden McKee, Landon Salazar, and Brydon Sebastian. The Warriors are coached by Head Coach Tyler Dean and assistants Jake Baker, Chris Close, Keith Foraker, Keith Hailey and Brad Hobson.

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Purdy Cemetery Memorial Day service/work day set

Sat., May 21, the Purdy Cemetery will have an “Old Fashion” Work Day beginning around 8:30 a.m. to noon, according to LaVern Russell, President of the Purdy Cemetery Association.
Volunteers are asked to bring equipment to sweep tombstones, pick up sticks, trash, and leaves, fill graves if needed, and bait ants, (ant bait & trash bags furnished).
Families can weed eat around their family tombstones. The regular mowing personnel for the cemetery will do the mowing.
Sat., May 28 thru Mon., May 30, members of the Purdy Cemetery Association will be taking donations to support the cemetery’s upkeep. Volunteers will sit daily at the Cemetery to receive donations.
On Memorial Day, Mon. May 30, at 11:00 a.m., the Purdy Cemetery Association will have their “Annual Memorial Day Service”.
The Memorial Day ceremonies will begin with the American Legion Post #23 presenting the 21-Gun Salute and Taps, followed by a Bible Message by Pastor Nick Johnson, and the Billingsley Family with Message in songs.
A “Pot Luck” lunch will follow the Service with good food and fellowship.
“Everyone is welcome to attend our Memorial Day Service at the Purdy Cemetery, just bring your lawn chair, favorite potluck food and join us for a great commemoration of our loved ones gone on before us,” Ms. Russell concluded.
Those who would like further information may contact Ms. Russell at 405-756-6596.

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Jonetta’s Jubilee set for Sunday

“Please join us THIS SUNDAY from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. as we celebrate Jonetta Hinkle and her distinguished career as a piano teacher (62 uninterrupted years and counting).” That’s the word from Jennifer Dutton, one of the organizers of Jonetta’s Jubilee.
The come-and-go party will be at the REC Multi-Purpose Building, located at 801 N. Industrial Blvd., Hwy. 76, in Lindsay..
At 3:00 p.m. Mrs. Hinkle will grace those present with a piano performance, and there will be a special presentation.
Jonetta would love to hear former and current students play piano in the background during the party if they wish.
“Mrs. Hinkle has been a devoted teacher, mentor and friend to countless students over the decades. No ‘thank you’ could ever be enough, but we hope that you will come help us try to thank Jonetta for her years of unwavering commitment to the people of Lindsay and the surrounding areas,” Ms. Dutton explained.
Those who would like further information may contact Ms. Dutton at 405-756-7144.

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Celebrate Recovery meets every Monday

Celebrate Recovery meets every Monday at the Erin Springs Baptist Church, according to Kim Dutton.
Celebrate Recovery is a Christ-centered, 12-step recovery program for anyone struggling with hurt, habits, or hangups of any kind.
Celebrate Recovery is a safe place to find community and freedom from the issues that are controlling our lives.
Erin Springs Baptist Church is located south of Lindsay, at 13053 Hwy. 76.
Meetings begin at 6:30 p.m. Childcare is provided. Those who have questions may contact Ms. Dutton at 469-389-8390.