Mangum is having their 72nd Annual Mangum Mountie Rodeo on Friday and Saturday. Hext Rodeo Company Stock Producers books open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday or call (806) 323-8495. There will be a parade at 3 p.m. Saturday which will be followed by a barbecue at the square. For more information, call Billy Payne (580) 782-2576 or JL Payne (580) 782-5035. Tickets available at Allen's Home Center or The Loop.
The Eldorado People's Action Committee is having a large garage sale from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday. Miscellaneous items will be available. No clothing. The sale will be at the community building on Main Street in Eldorado.
Western Oklahoma State College's chapter of Phi Theta Kappa will be holding a car wash from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Mazzio's in Altus. All proceeds will be donated to the American Cancer Society Relay for Life.
The Duke Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a Citywide Garage Sale, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Sales will be set up all over town.
United Way will meet at noon Monday at the Prince of Peace Catholic Church. All United Way board members, UW agencies' directors and board members are reminded to attend this Dutch-treat luncheon to discuss the 2004 Fall Campaign.
Jackson County's Promise is currently taking applications for the Summer Youth Entrepreneur Camp, which they are hosting for teens interested in making extra money and gaining experience as their own boss. The camp will meet as a group from 1-5 p.m. June 21 - July 1 to learn the ins and outs of owning a business. To sign up, call Southwest Community Action at 482-4141 or in Mangum at 782-3357.
The First United Methodist Church at 317 N. Main in Altus invites children ages 3 through sixth grade to Hero Quest Vacation Bible School June 21- 25 from 9 a.m. to noon. For information or to register, call the church office at 482-0795.
The American Red Cross is currently taking enrollment for a Child and Infant CPR class to be held Monday, June 21. For more information and to sign up, call the chapter at 482-5303.
Threshold Services, formerly Volunteers for Women, will meet at 5 p.m. Tuesday, June 22, at 211 E. Broadway. All members or interested parties are urged to attend. For more information, call Carol Downs at 482-4627
Altus High School class of '84 will be having a Dutch Treat Dinner at Val's at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, June 25. On Saturday, June 26, class of '84 will have a party from 8 p.m. to midnight at the VFW Auxiliary Post. Call about dues or more information, please call Tammi (Hicks) Didlot at 405-895-7117 or Debbie (Nebling) Parks at 477-1319
All Altus High School Alumni will be having a banquet at the high school cafeteria from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, June 26.
Steve and Donnie Paul and their families would like to invite you to join them in the 50th wedding celebration for their parents Delbert and Rita Paul from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, June 26 at the Southside Baptist Church Fellowship Hall located at 1100 Asa Lee. No gifts please, just your presence would be appreciated.
On Saturday, June 26, Longrider Jeanette Hall will begin her
journey to retrace the "hoofprints" of the Abernathy boys. Like Louis
and Temple Abernathy, her journey will begin at Crossroads Ranch, west
of Frederick and end in New York. Prior to Jeanette's departure, a trail
drive and authentic chuckwagon dinner will be held at Crossroads on
Friday, June 25. Saddle up and bring your horse to Crossroads at 4:30 p.m. that day and begin the drive to move 200 head of cattle from the hills down to the riverbottom. Entertainment will begin at 6:15 p.m. and dinner will start at 7 p.m. Tickets for the dinner are $15 for adults, $6 for children 10 and under. Tickets
for the trail drive are $25 for adults, free for children 10 and under and may be purchased at Box Inc, Frederick Ace Hardware or by calling 580-335-5689. First National Bank in Altus will also sell tickets.
The Southwest Oklahoma Chapter of the American Red Cross will hold a annual meeting at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, June 27, at the Sig Hove Center, 905 N. Willard. Anyone having an interest in the Red Cross and the services it provides is welcome to attend. Light refreshments will be served. The Red Cross is always looking for volunteers.
The American Red Cross is taking enrollment for an Adult CPR/AED Review class to be held June 29. Call the chapter at 580-482-5303 for further information.
A Benelli Super Black Eagle 12-gauge shotgun is being raffled. One hundred tickets at $20 each will be sold. The drawing will be held Sept. 25 at Great Plains Friends of NRA. For more information, call David at 482-6469 or Keith at 482-4570
Blair School Alumni Association is updating records for the school Alumni Weekend, Nov. 26 -27.
If you are a graduate or attended Blair School and have a change in your address or know someone that does, contact us at Alumni, P.O. Box 463, Blair, OK 73526 or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org