Former Racer QB throws seven TDs for SWOSU Bulldogs-Casey Freeman breaking records

By Todd Newville todd@newcastlepacer.com Southwestern Oklahoma State University quarterback and former Newcastle Racer standout Casey Freeman had one of those games that most any football player dreams about. Freeman, a junior at SWOSU in Weatherford, threw a whopping seven touchdown passes during the Bulldogs’ 49-35 victory over Arkansas-Monticello on Aug. 30 in the ASAP Kickoff…

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Johnny Gale Sheets

Johnny Gale Sheets, 76, of Newcastle, passed from this life on Thursday, August 30, 2018, in Oklahoma City. The son of Elva Asberry Cummins and Leola Mildred (Morse) Cummins, he was born on January 12, 1942, in Chickasha, Oklahoma. Johnny was a 1960 graduate of U.S. Grant High School and served in the Oklahoma Army…

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New, fun and unique foods debuting at the 2018 Oklahoma State Fair

 All Fairgoers know that part of the OLD FASHIONED FUN is getting to experience all of the incredible, delicious, and often deep-fried foods vendors have to offer, and this year is no exception! Continue reading to find out what amazing concoctions await at our NEW FASHIONED FAIR this September! New for 2018! Drizzled Muffins: A…

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Free landlord luncheon Wednesday, August 29

The Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services and Oklahoma Successful Adulthood Program will be hosting a Landlord Luncheon in Norman on the University of Oklahoma’s campus on August 29, 2018 from 11am-1pm.  This will be our third FREE luncheon to host across the state that allows landlords the opportunity to discover the…

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OKC Dodgers host Hometown Heroes Military Celebration Night Friday presented by boeing evening of events to recognize local military members and their families

The Oklahoma City Dodgers will honor the service and dedication of local military members and their families Friday at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark during the second Hometown Heroes Military Celebration Night of the season, presented by Boeing. The Dodgers play the Iowa Cubs at 7:05 p.m. Friday, and special festivities will be held throughout the evening,…

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Attorney General Hunter, Local, State Leaders Announce Initiative to Help Solve Cold, Missing and Unidentified Person Cases

Attorney General Mike Hunter today led a delegation of local and state leaders to announce the group is working with statewide stakeholders to draft legislation to help law enforcement agencies and investigators solve cases that have gone cold, or involve a missing or unidentified person. The proposed legislation, or Francine’s Law, is named in honor…

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Peggy Lynn Cosby

Peggy Lynn Cosby age 59, of Newcastle, OK, passed away peacefully at her home on Monday, August 13, 2018.  Peggy was born on October 27, 1958, in Oklahoma City.   Her parents were Virgil W. Hughes and Clara Mae Dilley.  Peggy grew up with 10 other brothers and sisters.  She lived in Midwest City and attended…

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Riddle named Newcastle’s new Chamber of Commerce president/CEO

By Todd Newville Reporter todd@newcastlepacer.com      Gayla Riddle is the new director of the Newcastle Chamber of Commerce. Her appointment  was announced last week and she is taking over for Jeannette Lore-McNally, who is now the director of economic development for the City of Newcastle.      “I’m really eager and looking forward to it,” Riddle said. “I’m…

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