HUNTSVILLE — The city is buzzing, as small business owners are getting ready to showcase their wares in less than two-weeks’ time at the 47th annual Fair on the Square.

HUNTSVILLE — The Piney Woods will get more protection after the narrow passage of a new city ordinance Tuesday night, but some council members worry that it could damage future development.

Verdigris High School’s Homecoming is at 6:20 p.m. Friday, September 24th. The game starts at 7 p.m. Pictured from left to right, front row: Ryker Hushbeck and Dakota Ennis; middle row: Lillian Adams, Morgan Abbott, Parker Allee, Madison York, Kayla Nadal, Bobbi Jones and Maegan Fuller; back row: Dylan White, Louie Carlson, Evan Anderson, Jimmy Weilert, Isiak Layton, Tyler Willis and Rowan Davidson.

Students who earned the grand showman title in beef, swine, sheep, goat, dairy and horses also receive a four-year tuition scholarship at Rogers State University.

Helen Loch, Ginger Herrmann, Ann Hanna, Beverly Woodlock and La Faun Brock are some of the ladies of United Methodist Women working on Whaley Methodist Garage Sale, Sept. 30-Oct.1 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. This annual sale will feature furniture to kitchen ware to collectibles. This year there is even a Christmas room. Anyone with items to donate that need pick- up should call the church 6655588. The sale is headed up by LaFaun Brock. Submitted photo

Last week had us airborne and feeling optimistic about the prospect of a pleasant cruise to Alaska. Upon landing in Seattle we discovered that in spite of ordering wheel chair services twice there was no chair available and wouldn’t be for at least 30 minutes.