News Notes

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.

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Pikes Peak Rural School Tours Available

 

The Pikes Peak Rural School Museum located in Erin Springs, holds memories for students and their families, according to Thelma Love.
There were many rural schools in Garvin County in the early to mid 1900s.
Today this School Museum is proudly representing those many rural schools.
The photos and original chalk board and desks offer history of those early days in education.
Stories of students and the families who lived in that Pikes Peak Community Southwest of Lindsay are told in the Pikes Peak History Book.
This pictorial history book is available at the Murray Lindsay Mansion and Pikes Peak School Museums. Books can also be purchased at some local businesses.
Tour guides and event planners are welcome to help plan fun activities and historical programs.
Operation of this museum is under the management and support of the Lindsay Community Historical Society. Donations are needed to help with repainting this 114-year-old historic school building.
Those who would like to further information to book a tour or an event may call 405-756-6502 or 405-919-6146.
Donations to help with the painting of the building may be mailed to the Lindsay Community Historical Society, P.O. Box 282, Lindsay, OK 73052.

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Chamber of Commerce has new hours


The Lindsay Chamber of Commerce has new hours, according to Chamber Manager, Clara Doan.
The new hours will be Monday thru Thursday from 9:00 a.m. until noon, and 1:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m.
The Chamber of Commerce is located in the Depot, located at 107 N. Main.
Those who may have questions are asked to call Ms. Doan at 405-756-4312.