News Notes


Indian tacos are on the menu Friday

The Erin Springs Church of God is set to host their Indian taco dinner again on Fri., Oct. 2, according to Linda Brothers.

The dinner will be held from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at the church, located at 14028 E. County Road 1518, south of Lindsay on Hwy. 76, or just south of the Washita River bridge.

The dinner includes an Indian taco, dessert, and drink. Proceeds will go toward the church’s building insurance payment.

Call-in orders are welcome by contacting the church at 405-756-8685. Those who would like further information may contact Ms. Brothers at 405-428-6645. 


Lindsay Halloween Carnival is October 31st

Lindsay’s annual Halloween Carnival, put on by the ladies of Beta Sigma Phi, is set for Sat., Oct. 31 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., according to Gena Fletcher.

The carnival will be held at the Lindsay Fair Barn, located north of Lindsay on Hwy. 76, northwest of the old REC Building.

“We still have booth space available, and this is a great way for civic, non-profit organizations to raise money. The booth space is only $10.00, and the rest of the money you make that night is yours. ALL of the booth space rental money is awarded to the group with the best-decorated booth,” Ms. Fletcher added. 

Bingo is one of the popular events at the Halloween Carnival, and everyone in the Bingo room will be asked to wear a mask. 

Those wanting to sign up for a booth or who need more information about the carnival are asked to contact Ms. Fletcher at 405-756-7614.


City-wide garage sales are this week in Lindsay

Its’ officially FALL! 

We know this because Lindsay’s city-wide garage sales and the REC Annual Meeting are set for this week. 

City-wide garage sales are set for Thurs., Oct. 1 through Sat., Oct. 3, according to the Lindsay Chamber of Commerce manager, Clara Doan.

The weekend sales are held in conjunction with REC’s 81st annual Member Meeting, set for Sat., Oct. 3.

The Lindsay Chamber provides maps of all the garage sales that register with the Chamber.

Those who would like to register their sales are asked to do so by Thurs., Oct. 1 at 1:00 p.m. Registration and further information is available at the Lindsay Chamber of Commerce at 405-756-4312. The Chamber is located in the Depot at the north end of Lindsay’s grand brick Main Street.


Lindsay’s annual Halloween Carnival is set

Lindsay’s annual Halloween Carnival, put on by the ladies of Beta Sigma Phi, is set for Sat., Oct. 31 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., according to Gena Fletcher.

The carnival will be held at the Lindsay Fair Barn, located north of Lindsay on Hwy. 76, northwest of the old REC Building.

“We still have booth space available, and this is a great way for civic, non-profit organizations to raise money. The booth space is only $10.00, and the rest of the money you make that night is yours. ALL of the booth space rental money is awarded to the group with the best-decorated booth,” Ms. Fletcher added. 

Everyone attending will be asked to wear a mask and practice social distancing. 

Those wanting to sign up for a booth or who need more information about the carnival are asked to contact Ms. Fletcher at 405-756-7614.


REC meeting is drive-thru

Its’ the official start of Fall. It’s the biggest garage sale weekend of the year. It’s REC’s 81st annual meeting – and members are invited to the drive-thru meeting on Sat., Oct. 3 from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., according to Megan Lawrence.

The meeting will be held at REC’s Multi-Purpose Center on Hwy. 76 North in Lindsay. 

An early drive-thru registration will be held Thurs., Oct. 1 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at REC’s Multi Purpose Center.

  On both Thurs., Oct. 1 and Sat., Oct. 3, members will stay in their vehicles and enter the circle driveway of the Multi-Purpose Center off of Hwy. 76 North and go through one of the two registration lines. The official notice along with prize drawing information and the official ballot, will be arriving in the mail about 10 days prior to the meeting. Members should bring their registration card, prize drawing card and ballot to help with the ease in the registration process.

While registering, an REC employee will take the prize drawing card and place it in the hopper to be entered for the prize drawing. A ballot box will be at each of the registration stations for members to vote for REC’s Board of Trustees. Each registering member will automatically receive a $25 bill credit in addition to their registration gift.

Registration gifts include: an REC baseball cap, a three-piece bowl set with locking lids featuring six-, four- and two-cup bowls, magnetic memo clips, LED bulbs, a calendar, 2021 Farmers’ Almanac and an ink pen.

After registering, members will drive around the Multi-Purpose Center to collect their registration bag and exit onto REC Boulevard and head back towards Hwy. 76 North. On both days, members should plan to enter the Multi-Purpose Center from the gated entrance off of Hwy. 76 traveling north and then exit back to Hwy. 76 and head north.

At the end of registration on Sat., Oct. 3, the prize drawings will begin. REC will award seventy-five, $75 gift certificates for electricity and three grand prize drawings of $500 gift certificates for electricity. REC’s Credentials and Elections Committee will draw for the prize drawings. The drawing will be done live on REC’s Facebook page and the winners will be published in the next addition of the “Co-op Comments”.

Members can visit REC’s website, http://www.recok.coop, and under the Annual Meeting tab find the minutes from the 80th Annual Meeting, the Annual Report from the 80th Annual Meeting, the Annual Report for the 81st Annual Meeting and video reports from Board President, Gary Jones and CEO Dale Nye.

  Those who would like more information about the 81st Annual Meeting may contact REC at 405-756-3104 ext. 238.


Account set to benefit Davis family

Lindsay residents Mike Davis, Jr., and his wife Jessica, lost their home in a fire on the evening of Fri., Sept. 11. An account is set up at American Exchange Bank in Lindsay to help the, according to Jody Holden.

The account is set up at American Exchange Bank of Lindsay, located at 402 S. Main in Lindsay.

Those who have questions may contact Ms. Holden at 405-756-6375.


FREE drive-thru flu clinic available TODAY

A FREE drive-thru flu clinic is being held today, Wed., Sept. 30 at the Garvin County Health Dept., according to a news release.

Garvin County Health Dept. is located at 1809 S. Chickasaw in Pauls Valley. The clinic is for ages nine and up, and will be held from 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.

Masks are required, and will be provided, if needed. Those attending should wear short sleeves, and visitors are asked to leave their pets at home. Those who have questions may contact the Garvin County Health Dept. at 405-238-7346. 


It’s football time in Oklahoma!

High school football teams across Oklahoma once again hit the gridiron this Friday night. Games begin at 7:30 p.m.

Lindsay travels to Marlow

Alex has a BYE

Elmore City-Pernell travels to Stratford

Dibble travels to Healdton

Pauls Valley hosts Little Axe

Maysville travels to Grandfield

Purcell travels to CHA

Blanchard hosts Ada

The Oklahoma Sooners travel to Iowa State to take on the Cyclones, and the Oklahoma State Cowboys travel to Kansas University to take on the Jayhawks. Both games are on Saturday. 

“Wear your school colors, get your cheering voice ready, and STAND for the National Anthem!” one fan encouraged.


LHS Class of 2000 to hold reunion

The Lindsay High School Class of 2000 is set to hold their 21-year reunion on Sat., Oct. 10, according to Alicia Sanders.

The reunion will begin at 6:00 p.m. at Bill’s Grill and Steakhouse, located at 2900 S. 16th St. in Chickasha.

Those who would like further information may contact Ms. Sanders at 405-250-2544. Information is also available on the group’s Facebook page at LHS Class of 2000.


After-Prom raffle tickets available

The Lindsay 2021 Junior Class parents are selling raffle tickets at every home football game in Lindsay, according to Janet Adams. 

Glowsticks for the little ones are also available to purchase, as well. 

The drawing for the raffle will be held at the last home game of the season, on Fri., Nov. 6. 

This is a 50/50 raffle with fifty percent of the proceeds going to the winner, and the other fifty percent will help fund the Lindsay After-Prom. 

After-Prom is an annual event, held immediately after the Prom, by the Junior Class parents to help keep our kids safe during Prom season. 

The remaining scheduled home games for this football season are: Fri., Oct. 9, Fri., Oct. 23, and Fri., Nov. 6. 

Those with questions may contact Nicki Dewoody at 405-488-5604 or Janet Adams at 405-756-0448.  


Lindsay Municipal library is open!!

The Lindsay Municipal Library welcomes all readers in Lindsay, according to librarian, Brenda Norrell.

“We gladly accept donations of books that are in decent shape. We also have a table with FREE books for those who want to expand their libraries at home,” explained Ms. Norrell.

The library is located at 112 W. Choctaw in Lindsay and is open the following hours:

• Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays – 9:00 a.m until 4:00 p.m.

• Thursdays 11:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m.

• Saturdays 9:00 a.m until 12:00 noon.

Those needing more information, may contact Ms. Norrel or Jody Holden at 405-756-3449.


Fair Food returns to State Fairgrounds

The Oklahoma State Fair is hosting another Fair Food event at the Oklahoma City Fairgrounds this week, according to a news release.

The event will be held:

• Thurs., Oct. 1 from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

• Fri., Oct. 2 from noon to 8:00 p.m.

• Sat., Oct. 3 from noon to 8:00 p.m.

• Sun., Oct. 4 from noon to 6:00 p.m.


Party set for Allene Lindsey’s 90th birthday

Allene Lindsey turns 90 years young this week, Fri., Oct. 2, according to her daughter, Pat Hawkins.

Her family is hosting a come-and-go party in the Atrium of the First Baptist Church of Lindsay on Sat., Oct. 3 between 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.

In lieu of gifts, a card with a special memory of times past would be appreciated. 

“Come celebrate with us and visit briefly with Allene on this special occasion,” Ms. Hawkins added.

Parking will be in the southeast lot of the church, located at 401 S.W. 3rd St. in Lindsay. Masks will be required.

Those who have questions may contact Ms. Hawkins at 580-229-5381.


REAL ID comes to Lindsay area

Oklahoma REAL ID is here! That’s the word from Lindsay Tag Agent, Holly Belknap.

A REAL ID document checklist is available at the Tag Agency of Lindsay, located at 317 S. Main in Lindsay.

Appointments are necessary, and take about 45 minutes. Those who have questions may contact the Tag Agency at 405-756-3169.


Wall of Honor to be displayed at parade

A Wall of Honor will be displayed on Lindsay’s City Hall during Lindsay’s Veterans’ Day parade, set for Sat., Nov. 7 at 11:00 a.m. That’s the word from organizer Lee Martin.

Names for the Wall of Honor are being gathered by the Shopper News Note and KBLP Radio for veterans of the US Army, US Navy, US Marines, US Air Force, US Coast Guard, and National Guard.

Walmart in Lindsay will scan and copy photos of veterans, and will provide three FREE copies of each one.

Anyone wanting to submit names should contact the Shopper News Note at 405-756-3169, or bring them by the office at 317 S. Main in Lindsay. 

KBLP Radio may be contacted at 405-756-4438, or names may be taken to their office at 204 S. Main in Lindsay.


Yard sale set at Pikes Peak School Museum

The Lindsay Community Historical Society is holding a yard sale at the beautiful, historic Pikes Peak School Museum on Sat., Oct. 3, according to Thelma Love.

The sale will be held inside the school museum, starting at 8:00 a.m. All funds raised will go toward the upkeep and maintenance of the two-room school museum.

The Pikes Peak School Museum is located at 13510 E. County Rd. 1520 in Lindsay, which is west of Hwy. 76S in Erin Springs.

Shoppers will also enjoy looking at the school, which was built in 1908.

Those who have questions may contact Ms. Love at 405-919-6146.