The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

Progress 2013

Progress 2013
  • Christy Northcutt_1_BV.jpg Dream big

    Christy Northcutt said she is excited about the organizations, calling Leonardo’s a unique quality children’s museum and pointing out how the Arts Council raises money for local arts projects in schools.

    April 13, 2013 2 Photos 1 Link

  • Ron Schulz_1_BV.jpg Not enough hours in the day

    “Once you start volunteering you get hung for everything.” — Ron Schulz, who joined Lions Club in the 1960s and upon his retirement got more involved in the club and his church

    April 13, 2013 2 Photos 1 Link

  • Second_Language_BH.jpg Service in any language

    English as a Second Language classes meet weekly at Emmanuel. Classes are free, and enrollment is always open. Anyone needing to learn how to speak, read and write English is welcome to show up for the two-hour class.

    April 13, 2013 1 Photo 1 Link

  • Canola2_BH.jpg Planting its roots in Enid

     

    Enid has been chosen as the site of a new canola plant, and company officials are reaching out to Enid and area residents to make use of the plant for storage.

    April 6, 2013 1 Photo 1 Link

  • Storm_BH.jpg An underground movement

    The city has long since outgrown the capacity of this aquifer and now relies predominantly on water pumped from wells fed by Cimarron Alluvial Aquifer.

    April 6, 2013 1 Photo 1 Link

  • 6colheader.jpg Wealth of fortune for area

    Industry forecasts and local economic development officials are predicting continued production and service activity to remain strong through the foreseeable future.

    April 6, 2013 1 Photo 1 Link

  • Frac_Sand.jpg A different grain

    Brent Kisling, executive director of Enid Regional Development Alliance, said Enid is seeing the amount of fracking sand brought into the area and taken out into the oil fields growing steadily.

    April 6, 2013 1 Photo 1 Link

  • 6colheader.jpg Windfall for the future

    The farms bring in approximately $5 million annually between royalties paid and ad valorem taxes.

    April 6, 2013 1 Photo 1 Link

  • Eastern red cedar 2.jpg Burning up an opportunity

    “I think we should utilize the resource. To me there is something sad about burning up good, solid wood.” — Craig McKinley, professor and extension forester with the Oklahoma State University department of Natural Resources Ecology and Management

    April 6, 2013 3 Photos 1 Link

  • Cattle2_BH.jpg Have you herd ... there’s a drought

    Jerry Nine, owner of Woodward Livestock Auction, said the drought has been tough on cattle producers.

    April 6, 2013 1 Photo 1 Link