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Route 66 preservation funding available

By Emily Kindiger Preservation Funding Opportunities are available through the Route 66 Corridor Preservation Program, and work to retain the historical treasures across Route 66 continues. Deputy State Historic Preservation…

Local teachers receive grants

Oklahoma Educators Credit Union has presented two El Reno teachers with grants. Anita Hawkins received a grant in the amount of $250. A teacher at Rose Witcher, Hawkins applied for…

Sorority meeting set

The Greater Oklahoma City Alumnae Panhellenic Chapter will host a “Spring Tea” on Feb. 24 at 3 p.m. This event is for all high school senior girls and their parents…

Add one more resolution: Prepare now for emergencies

By Leilana McKindra – Communications Specialist/Oklahoma State University While you are laser focused on turning a brand new set of annual resolutions into reality, consider adding one more item to…

Sammy Hagar to headline Sunday at Lucky Star

Sammy Hagar, a member of the Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Fame, who is best known for replacing another Hall of Fame vocalist, will be in concert this Sunday at…

Zero Dark Thirty – gets lost in the mix

Zero Dark Thirty The death of Osama bin Laden is a tricky subject. On one hand, we entered the border of a sovereign country with hostile intentions and pulled off…

Charlotte Fogg Dillon

Charlotte Fogg Dillon, age 95, descendant of a pioneer family in Oklahoma, passed away Jan. 11, 2013. Charlotte was born Aug. 1, 1917, to Harry Lee Fogg and Blanch Fryberger…

Planning commission fails – for now

By Traci Chapman There will be no Canadian County planning and zoning commission – for now. While District 1 Commissioner Phil Carson pushed for – and made a motion to…

School district moves forward with Baptist church property purchase

By Traci Chapman El Reno Public Schools officials aren’t wasting any time after voters last week approved a $45.3 million bond issue. On Monday, school board members voted unanimously to…

Tour brings route’s history to life

By Emily Kindiger Just before Christmas, Preservation Oklahoma announced the availability of its Oklahoma Historic Route 66 Mobile Tour, and two of El Reno’s historic locations are stops along the…

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