The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

April 18, 2013

Local News Briefs for 4-19-2013

Enid News and Eagle

ENID, Okla. — Hawley Volunteer Fire Dept. hosts

10th annual fish fry Saturday

Hawley Volunteer Fire Department will have its 10th annual benefit fish fry 4:30-7 p.m. Saturday.

The menu includes deep fried catfish, hush puppies, potato salad, coleslaw, baked beans and dessert.

For the non-fish lovers, chicken strips will be available upon request. Donations will be accepted at the door, and all funds will be used to support the ongoing work of the HFD.  

A tent will be set up to allow more people to be seated. Parking will be at the church across the street to the east, and the Hawley Trolley will transport guests to the fire station.

Hawley Fire Department is located at the old town site of Hawley. It is located seven miles north of Nash on Oklahoma 132 and then one mile east or from Oklahoma 132 and 11, four miles south and one east.  For information, call (580) 839-2480.

Cherokee Strip Model Train

Railfest takes place Saturday

Cherokee Strip Model Railroad Association Railfest 2013 Train Show and Sale will be 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, at Garfield County Fairgrounds Trade Show Pavilion, 111 W. Purdue.

Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for children ages 5-12. Children under 5 with accompanying adult are free. There will be layouts, door prizes and a video theater.

Mount Vernon Cemetery Association

meeting Saturday slated for Lamont

The regular meeting of the Mount Vernon Cemetery Association will 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Mike Bobbitt, 107075 Comanche in Lamont.

Their house is three miles east and one mile south of Salt Fork. Anyone interested is encouraged to attend for updates on perpetual care, investments, general upkeep, election of officers and other business. Anyone unable to attend, but who would like to make a donation to help with maintenance, can mail them to Alice Heusel, Treasurer, 3706 King Street, Apt. 1006, Enid, OK 73703.

Meno Fire and Rescue pancake

supper is slated for Saturday

Meno Fire and Rescue and Ringwood Masonic Lodge will hold their 35th pancake and sausage supper Saturday.

The event will be 5-7 p.m. in the Meno gym. Cost is by donation.

Pancakes, freshly ground sausage and homemade syrups — blueberry, maple and Dutch honey — will be available.

Oklahoma Blood Institute will have its bloodmobile there 3:30-5 p.m.

Women’s self-defense class set

for Tuesday at Oakwood Mall

Humanitarian School of Martial Arts will have a women’s self-defense class 6-9 p.m. Tuesday in the studio at Oakwood Mall.

The studio is located off the food court next to Steel Lily.

Registration is $35 and will include a free keychain pepper spray for all women who pre-register.

The class will be taught by master Dustin Musick, 5th Dahn black belt and founder of HSMA.

Other high-ranking students and black belts will help with instruction. Walk-ins are welcome.

For information or to pre-register, call (580) 402-4106.

Don Blanding Poetry Society

meets Sunday at St. Matthew’s

Don Blanding Poetry Society will meet at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church.

The address is 518 W. Randolph. Park in the back and come in that entrance.  

The mission of Don Blanding Poetry Society is to write, read and appreciate poetry, and to help each other write better. There are no dues, no assignments and no refreshments. Bring original poetry to read, or bring a work from a favorite poet.

Roll call this month is spring or new beginnings. Call Paula Nightengale for  information at 402-0868.

Chisholm Trail ABATE

annual Poker Run is April 27

Chisholm Trail 412 ABATE’s fifth annual Tornado Run poker run will be April 27.

Registration will begin at 9 a.m. at Lucky’s Pub, 1314 S. Van Buren. First bike out will be 10 a.m., with last bike out at 11 a.m.

The run will end at Scooters with a donation only fish fry at 4 p.m., followed by bike and people games. The games will be outside and are open to the family.

Early registration through April 26 will get participants two hands for $20. A pre-registration party will be 8 p.m. April 26 at Lucky’s Pub. T-shirts will be available for purchase.

Organizers said the annual fundraiser helps protect motorcyclists’ rights and safety. For information, call Anita McMullen (580) 541-3149 or Alan Williams at (580) 484-0202.