Summer Reading and Programs at the Minnie R. Slief Library

Kids and parents enjoy the Oklahoma City Improv Program at the Minnie R. Slief Library last week. Be sure and check out the weekly summer programs and fun activities happening at the library. Staff photo by Amber Whiteneck.


Local News

NFEC to Close Reydon Office; Reception Honoring Barbara Swope’s 53 Years of Service Planned

Effective June 30 at 2 p.m., Northfork Electric Cooperative’s Reydon office will be closing. “We will make every effort to make the transition smooth for members who have made their monthly payments there,” said Tawny Keith, NFEC’s Manager of Office Services.In addition to mailing in your payment, NFEC offers the following convenient ways to pay…

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School News

Cheyenne Cubs

The Cheyenne Cubs 8 & Under team placed fourth out of fourteen teams at the end-of-year tournament, which qualified them for the Regional Tournament July 5-10. Team members are back, Camden Frederking, Eli Vickers, Maverick Taylor, Kasen Brinkley, Boston Bogges, Tate Markham and Reece Reno. Front: Mason Orgain, Atlas Bailey, Declan Stephens, Kevin Gonzales and…

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Cheyenne Bears

The Cheyenne Bears 10 & Under Team only lost two games this season and both were in the end-of-season over the weekend. The were the Kids Inc Runner-Up winner, which has qualified them for the Regional Tournament. Team members are, back: Russell Szedeli, Reid Carlson, Owen Batterton, Caleb King, Weston Romberg and Tate Barfield. Front:…

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SWOSU to Receive Largest Single Donation for Healthcare Education Center

Southwestern Oklahoma State University (SWOSU) in Weatherford is set to receive the largest single donation in the history of the university.Longtime SWOSU benefactors Jerry and Margaret Hodge of Amarillo (TX) have generously committed a record-breaking $5 million charitable gift.The Hodge donation will enable SWOSU to take the next steps toward construction of a state-ofthe- art…

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Community News

Durham

The Durham Quilting Bees quilted for Janna Montgomery on Thursday. They finished her red, white and blue tumbler pattern, flag quilt. They also finished another veteran’s quilt for her that she had started quilting. It was a very wonderful day to be in the cool with friends and the bits of visiting and catching up…

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Cheyenne

Remember to check our all the exciting things going on at the Minnie R. Slief Library. Thursday, June 17: Felt Fox Ornament, 2pm and Upcycled Undersea Creature, 4pm; Monday, June 21: Toddler Time 11:30am and The Stoer Book Club, 7pm; Tuesday, June 22: Denise Card, 2pm; Thursday, June 24: Pipe Cleaner Animals, 2pm and Harry…

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Metcalfe Museum

Our reception for our visiting artist, Carla Miller was held on Saturday. It was extremely well attended by many of her friends and neighbors in the western Oklahoma area. There was a lot of laughter and visiting as some made connections with people they had not seen in a while. Gary Robinson, formerly of Strong…

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