By Mike West
David Allen is proud of the fact that the Arbuckle Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America ranked second in membership growth out of 98 scout councils in the Southern Region of the BSA! Sulphur Cub Scout Pack 160 is part of the council, and has had a very successful scouting year. Allen had high praise for the leadership currently in the Pack. Allen is the council president.
By Mike West
One could say that in the Chickasaw National Recreation Area, the wildflowers have been tamed. A new demonstration garden is being planted in front of the Travertine Nature Center in the Platt Historic District at the park. The garden has examples of the many native plants that thrive in CNRA.
ADA, Okla. -- As a tribute to five Native American tribes, the cross-state bicycle tour Freewheel Oklahoma planned its 2016 route to pass through the Cherokee, Muscogee (Creek), Seminole, Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations. Trevor Steward, executive director of Freewheel Inc., said this is the first year for the ride to have a theme.
Sensei Janis Fraley hosted the “Shotokan Tigers 29th annual open karate tournament” at Broken Arrow on May 21. The two members of the Black Dragon School winning medals are, from left, Elaine Guilloz, senior black belt division who won 1st place in weapons and 3rd in forms and Barbara McFarlane, senior intermediate belt division, who won 1st place in weapons and 1st place on kata.
A family enjoys a spring day in the Chickasaw National Recreation Area recently, as they peruse the new demonstration garden at the Travertine Nature Center.
The Tulip Garden Club had a formal afternoon tea on Thursday, May 5 at the Flower Bluff Steakhouse. Ladies wore their finery that day including decorated hats. Pictured are, clockwise from bottom left, Jeanie Fehr, Donna Gilliland, Jamie Petitti, Mary McLemore, Helen Chitwood, Leah Brothers, Ruth Anderson, Ann Jack, Beth Kowalski, Barbara Mann and Gertrude Burnside.