News Notes

Christian women’s conference set for March

The annual Christian women’s conference in Lindsay is for women of all denominations to come together to worship and listen to the word of God.
This years marks the 21st year for the free annual event, which is set for Sat., Mar. 4.
Sara Abbott is scheduled to be the speaker. Libby Gandy will serve as the worship leader, according to an event organizer.
The conference is set to begin at 9:30 a.m. at the REC Multi-Purpose building, located on Hwy. 76 North in Lindsay.
Door prizes will be give throughout the day.
Those who plan on attending are asked to call 405-570-2185 to register.

Indian tacos to be served Friday

Fri., Feb. 3 is the Erin Springs Church of God monthly Indian taco, according to Linda Brothers.
The dinner includes an Indian taco, dessert, and drink. Proceeds will go toward the church’s building insurance payment.
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.
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.

Opportunity set to “Spread the Love”

Delta Community Action Foundation, Inc. is calling on the public to help ‘Spread the Love’ during the month of February.
Delta is having a peanut butter & jelly food drive to help “Spread the Love” to local citizens in need of food.
The agency’s 2020 Community Needs Assessment revealed the need for food ranked 4th in overall need.
The Spread the Love Peanut Butter & Jelly Drive, sponsored by Delta Community Action Foundation, Inc., will continue through the end of February.
Delta Community Action Foundation, Inc. is under the direction of Karen Nichols, Executive Director.
Donations can be dropped off at the following Delta Community Action locations: 308 SW 2nd in Lindsay, 122 W. Main in Purcell, and 225 W. McClure in Pauls Valley.
For more information about services provided by Delta Community Action Foundation, Inc., please visit deltacommunityaction.org.

Pulled pork sandwiches set for Feb. 10

The Lindsay Living Sanctuary will be selling their famous pulled pork sandwiches this Friday,
February 10, according to Cindy Grumbles.
The delicious lunch will include a pulled pork sandwich, potato salad, pickles and onions, several different new desserts, and drink.
“We’ll be serving from 11:00 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Orders are available for pick-up at the church” added Ms. Grumbles. “We won’t be able to offer delivery at this time.”
The church is located at 501 S. Main in Lindsay.
Orders may be called in to Ms. Grumbles at 405-756-6818.

Pauls Valley Opry performs Saturday

The Pauls Valley Opry performance is set for Sat., J
Feb. 4 at the Pauls Valley Junior High School Auditorium, according to Becky Hill.
The evening kicks off at 6:30 p.m., with music featuring the Memory Makers Band.
Special guests include Jae L. Stilwell, Maddox Ross, Libby Williams Gandy, Wayne Gibbs, Cathy Lake and Larry Darnell.
The MC is John Williams.
Admission is charged, but children ages 12 and under are admitted FREE of charge.

Save the Humans blood drive set for Feb. 16

Save the Humans blood drive is set for Thurs., Feb. 16, according to Tammy Aprill.
The Lindsay Community Blood Drive will be held at the United Methodist Church from 12:30 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. The church is located at 114 W. Chickasaw in Lindsay.
The blood drive is put on by the Oklahoma Blood Institute and South Central Medical and Resource Center.
All donors receive a FREE T-shirt and one free admission to the National Cowboy & Western Museum (while supplies last).
Donors are reminded to take a photo ID with them to the drive. Those seeking more information may contact Ms. Aprill at 405-756-1414.
Appointments are encouraged and can be made at obi.org or by calling 405-756-1414.
And just remember: Give the gift of life. Give blood.

Quilt raffle to benefit local museum set

A beautiful large lap quilt of multiple block patterns with a snuggly backing was donated to benefit the Pikes Peak School Museum in Erin Springs, according to Thelma Love.
Lindsay Community Historical Society is selling raffle tickets for this quilt made by the Lindsay Piecemakers Quilt Guild.
Raffle tickets are on sale now. The date for the drawing of this 78×59 inch quilt will be announced at a later date.
For more information or to purchase tickets call 405-919-6146.

Broomcorn days of Lindsay to be told

The Lindsay Community Historical Society is hosting Carl Dutton who will be telling the stories of broomcorn days in the Lindsay community on Sun., Feb 12, according to Thelma Love.
Those attending should expect to enjoy history of yester years and the people who made it happen.
Attendees are encouraged to bring their own stories to share and recall memories of hardworking people.
Story time will begin at the 2:00 p.m. at Pikes Peak School Museum, located in Erin Springs.
Those needing more information are asked to call 405-919-6146.

Mission Honduras bake sat set for Feb. 10

This summer of a team of ten people sharing God’s love to Honduras, acording to an announcement.
Sara Beth Simonton and Charley Simonton are both members of the mission team.
The trip, set for May 27 – June 2, will include work with an orphanage and completing service projects.
A bake sale to raise funds for the trip is set for Fri., Feb 10 from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the First National Bank, located at 101 S. Main in Lindsay.

February meeting set for American Legion

Lindsay American Legion, Ball-Smith Post 23, monthly meeting will be held Tue., Feb. 7 at 6:00 p.m., according to a Dave Hardin.
Spouses off all vets are welcome to join the Legions’ Auxiliary group.
Any veteran who would like to participate, or those wishing to volunteer with either group may contact Mr. Hardin at 405-756-7780.

Volunteers needed to help in community

Jason Bridwell State Farm is seeking volunteers to pick up our community and help folks around town with specific needs, according to Jason Bridwell.
The community event is set for Sat., Mar. 25, 2023 from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Those who are willing to volunteer should call the insurance office at 405-756-3263.

Bingo Fun Night coming to Lindsay

Bingo fun night is coming back to Lindsay, according to an announcement.
The games are set for Thur., Feb. 16 at the Senior Nutrition Center, located at 310 W. Choctaw in Lindsay.
Bingo will begin a 7:00 p.m. and continue until 8:30 p.m.
Prizes will be donated from local businesses, and a grand prize will be awarded to the winner of the final game.

Quilt raffle set to help Pam Gregory

Pam Gregory is in need of a liver transplant. She must have money for the medication she will need following surgery or she will be denied the liver and placed back on the bottom of the list.
A quilt raffle is being held to benefit Ms. Gregory, according to Bev Barker.
The beautiful quilt was handmade by June Wilson.
n account is set up at First National Bank for anyone wishing to make a donation,
Those needing more information or who may have questions are asked to call Amy Rouse, 405-756-0318, Shannon Farr, 405-428-2361, or Glenna Walker 405-756-6330

Indian tacos to be served this week

Fri., Feb. 3 is the Erin Springs Church of God monthly Indian taco, according to Linda Brothers.
The dinner includes an Indian taco, dessert, and drink. Proceeds will go toward the church’s building insurance payment.
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.
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.

Christian women’s conference to be held

The annual Christian women’s conference in Lindsay is for women of all denominations to come together to worship and listen to the word of God.
Sara Abbott is scheduled to be the speaker. Libby Gandy will serve as the worship leader, according to an event organizer.
This years marks the 21st year for the free annual event, which is set for Sat., Mar. 4.
The conference is set to begin at 9:30 a.m. at the REC Multi-Purpose building, located on Hwy. 76 North in Lindsay.
Door prizes will be give throughout the day.
Those who plan on attending are asked to call 405-570-2185 to register.

Students may now apply for scholarship

From now until Feb. 15, 2023, Oklahoma and Arkansas high school seniors are encouraged to apply for the
2023 OGE Positive Energy Scholarship.
With its administrative partner the Oklahoma City Community Foundation, OGE Energy Corp. Foundation awards this scholarship to three deserving students and provides them with $15,000 per year, renewable annually for
up to four years, or a total of $60,000 to cover tuition, books, fees and on-campus room and board.
Applicants are selected based on their academic achievements, volunteerism, community service, extracurricular activities and strength of character.
Students with financial need who plan to major in STEM or pursue
a degree that promotes and leads to a future career in the energy field will be given preference during the selection process.
To apply for the 2023 OGE Positive Energy Scholarship, visit occf.academicworks.com.
To learn more about how OG&E invests in education across its service area, visit oge.com/education.

Storytelling set at Pikes Peak School

Stories of real people’s lives present and past will be told at the Pikes Peak School Museum on the second Sunday of each month, according to Thelma Love.
Marian Cunningham will present the facts of a story she knows of people who lived with importance to the local communities surrounding Lindsay.
“You may know and you may not know all she will share on November 13th from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.,” Ms. Love explained.
Participants will have the opportunity to enjoy storytelling at it’s best and may bring their own story to share too.
The Pikes Peak School Museum is located in Erin Springs, Southwest of Lindsay, across from the Murray Lindsay Mansion at 13510 E.C.R. 1520.
Those needing more information are asked to contact Lindsay Community Historical Society at 405-919-6146 for more information.

Service opportunity available in Erin Springs

The Lindsay Community Historical Society is looking for people to assist with the community services at the Murray-Lindsay Mansion and the Pikes Peak School Museums in Erin Springs:
Services include cleaning of both buildings, watering and garden care, repairing books and making a list of them, filing and other office duties, helping with set-up for Museum Events.
This is a community service employment program through the AARP Foundation. This program provides individuals over age 55 with opportunities to contribute their skills and offer them valuable work experience.
Those interested may contact the local SCSEP Office at 918-302-1068 to learn more about the qualifications.

Clothes closet is open in downtown Lindsay

The Erin Springs Baptist Church clothes closet is open in downtown Lindsay on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m., according to Brenda Morrow.
New items are added weekly.
The Erin Springs Baptist Church clothes closet is located at 219 S. Main in downtown Lindsay.
Those who have questions may contact Ms. Morrow at 405-756-0908.

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.
A meal is served at 5:30. The meeting starts at 6:30. Childcare is provided.
Those who have questions may contact Ms. Dutton at 469-389-8390.