- Progress 2014
OBA program makes learning a lot more personal
Students Performing Unselfish Deeds, or SPUD as it’s known to the 270-plus students at the school, chooses an area family that needs help to get back on track, not just a financial handout.
The Enid News & Eagle is publishing eight special sections that explore the progress made and the challenges faced in Enid and northwest Oklahoma. Please click on the ENE's Progress 2014 section front to view the featured individuals, businesses and organizations, continuing this week with Northwest Oklahoma and see prior editions, Health and Wellness and Economic Development and Education
Grandad’s Porch B&B fulfilling family dream
A home built in 1905 by one of the founding fathers of Cherokee, J.F. Milspaugh, now serves as a freshly remodeled bed and breakfast.
Kingfisher museum keeps on the trail of history
Chisholm Trail Museum features 30,000 artifacts dating from the Chisholm Trail days, including chaps, guns, spurs and other items from the 1800s. It also contains artifacts from the Land Run of 1889, which included Kingfisher.
Longdale Speedway hoping to get economy racing
Longdale Speedway, a half-mile dirt oval track, is scheduled to hold its inaugural auto races Saturday. The track’s first event will be a 200-lap endurance race. The track’s official grand opening is set for March 29-30 with the inaugural Spring Nationals.
Vance Air Force Base needs are being met
“Enid is looking to grow, and part of that is what will that potential impact be as far as our mission set goes.” — Col. Darren James, commander of 71st Flying Training Wing at Vance Air Force Base
Spring and summer rainfall will make or break Canton Lake
“If we don’t get runoff rains and stay where we are, we’re going to lose. Annual evaporation is about seven feet, but we lose four to five feet during the summer. The plight of the lake is strictly dependent on nature, on upstream runoff rain." — Jeff Converse, president of Canton Lake Association
Stopping at a market gave Jan pickle bug
Jan Williams didn't know what she was in for when she bit into that pickle.
Woodward is investing to the tune of $50 million
Woodward has spent the last few years upgrading in many ways, including several extensive projects as part of a measure to improve the city’s park and fairgrounds.
The January 2010 sales tax check from the state was $24,137. The January 2014 check was $110,508, Dea Mandevill, Medford city manager, said.
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