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‘Neither snow nor rain . . .

‘Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds’     

                                               — Professor George Herbert Palmer

Matt Montgomery/Gazette
Piedmont postal carrier Leah Whitefield applies snow chains to her vehicle’s tires early Monday morning in 10 degree weather. Whitefield was preparing for the treacherous conditions that she will work in to deliver the day’s mail.

Piedmont Chamber awards Lyn Land Piedmont volunteer of the year

Matt Montgomery/Gazette
Piedmont Parks and Recreation board member Lyn Land was awarded the Piedmont Chamber of Commerce Volunteer of the Year award by Chamber member Darren Owens at Thursday’s February Chamber of Commerce luncheon at the George Fina Municipal Building in Piedmont.

Piedmont Chamber of Commerce cuts ribbon to new business in Piedmont

Matt Montgomery/Gazette
The Piedmont Chamber of Commerce and members of the Piedmont community joined Melisa Ryker, owner of Piedmont Dry Cleaners and Florist, center, in cutting the ribbon during the grand opening of her business Wednesday morning.

‘World’s smallest jet’ soars over Piedmont

Photo by Heather Sterzick
FLS Microjet pilot Justin Lewis of Choctaw and Photographer Heather Sterzick of the Sundance Airport Flight Academy soar 2,500 feet over Piedmont Jan. 2. This photo was taken during the evening sunset over the Cottonwood Creek Reservoir near 234th NE and Frisco Road.

Several businesses shine bright in Lights on Piedmont contest

Submitted by Lisa Gigstad
Eric Anderson, right, awards the Piedmont Historical Society with third place honers for Lights on Piedmont commercial division

Submitted by Lisa Gigstad
Eric Anderson, right, awards The Old Store with second place honors in the commercial division for Lights on Piedmont.

Submitted by Lisa Gigstad
Eric Anderson awards the Piedmont Service Center with first place honors for winning the Lights on Piedmont commercial division top prize.

F&M Bank hosts annual open house party

Submitted by F&M
Piedmont F&M Bank employees braved the icy road conditions during the OU and OSU football game last Saturday to take part in their annual company open house party. Kids also got their pictures taken on Santa Claus’ lap.

PHOTOS: Band cools down

The Pride of Piedmont cool down during practice with the help of Captain Brandon Jeter of the Piedmont Fire Department. Read more →

Piedmont Historical Society, Parks and Recreation to host Yard and Garden Tour

  • Matt and Lisa Capshaw
  • Matt and Lisa Capshaw
  • Lois Dickerson
  • Lois Dickerson

 

By Robert Flippo
editor@piedmontnewsonline.com

The Piedmont Historical Society and the Piedmont Parks and Recreation Department are joining forces to put on a Piedmont Yard and Garden tour July 13.

The yard and garden tour is the brainchild of Lois Dickerson, chairman of the public relations committee for the Piedmont Historical Society.

“We decided we’d do this as something to promote the community,” Dickerson said.

The tour offers people the opportunity to visit homes in the Piedmont area with exceptional yards and gardens. At each stop along the tour, participants will be able to speak with the homeowners and get gardening tips and ideas to use at their own homes. In addition, there will be a drawing for door prizes at each stop. The prizes will include gardening related items.

When Dickerson announced the Yard and Garden Tour at a Piedmont Chamber of Commerce meeting, it caught the notice of Lyn Land, chairman of Parks and Recreation. Land has been working toward getting Piedmont classified as the first Community Wildlife Habitat with the National  Wildlife Federation. Read more →

Wildcats notch double digit victory over Deer Creek

Piedmont completed the sweep of rival Deer Creek on Thursday. Three Wildcats scored in double figures as Piedmont won 67-57.

Look for the full story in next week’s Piedmont-Surrey Gazette.

Piedmont drops a close one to Lady Antlers

Another game, another narrow loss by the Lady Wildcats. Deer Creek lead from the first bucket to the final buzzer as the Lady Antlers downed Piedmont 53-49.

Look for the full story in next week’s Piedmont-Surrey Gazette.

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