Food and Fun Piedmont residents flock to Tasty Tuesday

By Mindy Ragan Wood, Staff Writer

The food truck craze has hit Piedmont, thanks to Surrey Hills residents Lucas and Ceejay Malmkar. The couple owns A Latte Love beverage truck and they are bringing other food vendors to town. Tasty Tuesdays is an evening of dining outdoors this summer. Every Tuesday two food trucks will be in town at Stone’s Hardware on Piedmont Road from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Each week the food vendors will be different to offer more variety. Last Tuesday, A Latte Love, Let’s Do Greek, and Bacon and Cakin’ were set up downtown during the monthly Chamber Business After Hours event. Dozens of people and their families were lined up and ready to eat dinner on tables in the shade set up on the street alongside Monroe Avenue.

Life Recovery facilitator Keith Strum stands next to the sign that promotes the group’s program and contact information. (Photo by Mindy Ragan Wood)

City manager memo to water customers On May 29, 2017, we were notified of possible high chlorine levels in our water. After notification, our wells were evaluated. Due to equipment failure, chlorine was not being distributed properly into our water system. The wells that were affected by this issue were taken offline immediately, and will remain offline until this is resolved. DEQ is working with us to ensure all proper steps are being taken to remedy this situation. Please know we are doing everything we can to maintain the quality of your drinking water. Please call Piedmont City Hall at 405-373-2621 or 405-373-2000 if you have further questions.
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Mother Courtney Hopkins and son Lennox enjoy some food during Tasty Tuesday held earlier this week. (Photo by Mindy Ragan Wood)

Park board debates ideas for sculpture

By Mindy Ragan Wood, Staff Writer

Wildcats, lassos and horses. Those were the ideas presented Monday night in connection with a proposed park sculpture that will be placed in the new City Park. Fine art sculptor John Gooden of Kingfisher presented ideas for a sculpture he believes would “tell a story” and capture the essence of the community’s identity. Some of Goodens’ commissions include high profile clients like the Choctaw Nation for whom he sculpted a Choctaw “brave” warrior. His work appears all over ...

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