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September 17, 2013

Local News Briefs for 9/18/13

Concert site to move if weather bad

The Juni Fisher barbecue dinner and concert Thursday night will be moved in the event of inclement weather.

The event is set for 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center’s Humphrey Heritage Village. In the event of bad weather, it will be moved to the Hoover Building, 318 E. Oxford.

National Weather Service is calling for a 70 percent chance of thunderstorms for the Enid area Thursday night.

“Security National Bank is proud to bring to Enid an entertainer the caliber of Juni Fisher. It will be a great show, outdoors or inside,” said April Danahy, SNB vice president of marketing and human resources.  

Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at the Heritage Center or at the door.     

Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center is located at 507 S. 4th.

NOC to host ACT prep workshop

Northern Oklahoma College will be host an ACT Prep Workshop Oct. 9 in Enid.

The workshop presenter will be Shelly Harris, testing specialist for the Oklahoma GEAR UP program.

“Shelly is high-energy, understands how students learn, and has many highly effective testing strategies and tips to help students succeed on the ACT,” said Sarah Linn, NOC GEAR UP Program liaison.

Linn said the workshop is open to all high school and NOC students. Cost is $25, which includes a testing tips handbook, light breakfast and lunch. Optional campus tours will be available.

The workshop will be 8:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. in Montgomery Hall.

To sign up, or for more information, email Linn at

4 to attend convention

Four Garfield County Republican Women plan to attend the National Federation of Republican Women’s Convention in Louisville, Ky., Sept. Wednesday through Sunday. They are Lois Clausing, Carol Courter, Sandra Williams and Sara Hill.

Courtney Anderson, daughter of John and Tracy Anderson and granddaughter of Lois Clausing, has been selected to be the Oklahoma page at the convention. She is a senior at Enid High School.

Thirty Republican Women from Oklahoma plan to attend the convention to be held at the Galt House in Louisville, with the opening night gala to be held at Churchill Downs. The NFRW Convention is held every two years.

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