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Saturday: Fried Onion Burger Day

05/05/2007 - 10:00am
05/05/2007 - 5:00pm

Runs 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. in downtown El Reno, with food, crafts and entertainment. Carson and Barnes Circus will put on shows at Adams Park, with two shows daily at 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 1:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. May 6.

For more information, consult the special Burger Day section.

Mustang in running to be home of new regional armory

Military officials are considering building a $40 million regional armed forces reserve center in east Mustang, which could bring over 100 workers and hundreds of soldiers to town.

Friday and Saturday: Democratic 3rd Congressional District Convention

04/27/2007 - 8:00am
04/28/2007 - 5:00pm

Hundreds of Democrat delegates from 32 counties will attend the 3rd Congressional District Convention Friday and Saturday in Canadian County.

Canadian County was selected as the convention site in honor of local Democrats’ success with candidate forums and fund-raising events.

Oklahoma Observer Editor Frosty Troy will speak at the activist banquet Friday. The event, which will recognize volunteers’ contributions, begins at 7 p.m. at Dale Robertson Center, 1200 Lakeshore Drive in Yukon. Pre-registration is required.

7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday: Sock Hop

04/27/2007 - 7:00pm
04/27/2007 - 9:00pm

Lakehoma Elementary PTA will hold a 1950s sock hop from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday.

There will be games and a best dressed contest.

Admission is $2 per child with an adult. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Volunteers will run a soda shop serving root beer floats, coke floats, hot dogs and nachos.

All elementary school students are invited to join the fun. For information, call the school at 376-2409.

Police need help in identification of bones found at area campsite

Oklahoma City police need the community’s help to find the identity of a missing woman, whose bones were found at a nearby campsite.

9 a.m. Saturday: Friends and Neighbors Day at Grazinglands Research Lab

04/28/2007 - 9:00am
04/28/2007 - 1:00pm

Runs 9 a.m. to noon at the Grazinglands Research Center near El Reno. Day will include tours, program information and children's activities. Lunch will be served from noon to 1 p.m.

Center is four miles west of El Reno. From I-40, take exit 119 and follow signs to Fort Reno Visitors Center.

To RSVP, call (405)262-5291, toll-free 1-888-608-2727, fax at (405) 262-0133 or by e-mail to .

USDA lab invites public inside facility

Few know Canadian County is home to cutting-edge scientists with work ranging from biofuel to ensuring future generations have water. USDA research meteorologist Jeanne Schneider wants to let this cat out of the bag.

Obituaries for April 26, 2007

Goodloe, Robert
Grant, Laura
Harris, Steve
Langford, Derrell
Robinson, Ethan
Sallee, Bobby
Spitler, Weldon

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Expectations exceeded: Relay for Life sets record in fight against cancer

Mustang Relay for Life raised over $60,000, almost $15,000 more than last year when it was honored as a top American Cancer Society youth event.

City OKs payment despite concerns

Mustang City Council approved a $16,600 payment to Garver Engineers Tuesday, despite concerns that the services provided were not approved in a work order.

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