Vici’s Local Fair is Two Weeks from Today – Check the Category List Here

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You are invited to attend and exhibit at the Vici Community Free Fair, sponsored by the Vici Lions Club. The Fair will take place in the Vici Fire House.

The date is Monday, August 28, 2017.

GENERAL RULES

Entries must be made and in place by 12:00 noon, Monday, August 28th.

All exhibits will be released at 9:00 p.m. Monday night.

All exhibits of crops must have been raised by exhibitor during the 2016-17 year.

Exhibits must not have been exhibited at the fair before, and must be the work of exhibitor.

Exhibitors must be a resident of the Vici School District.

Complete 4-H list is available from County Extension Office

Limit 2 entries per class.

 

CULINARY

Baking

  1. Loaf of bread, white
  2. Bread Machine, white
  3. Loaf of bread, wheat
  4. Rolls, 3
  5. Sweet bread, any kind
  6. Bread Machine, specialty 7. Angel Food Cake
  7. Chocolate cake
  8. Cupcakes, 6
  9. Decorated Cake
  10. Two Crust Pie
  11. Pecan Pie
  12. Peanut butter cookies, 6
  13. Oatmeal cookies, 6
  14. Chocolate chip cookies, 6
  15. Brownies, 6
  16. Miscellaneous cookies, 6 18. Decorated Cookie Jar, 3 each of 3 kinds

12 & Under

  1. Peanut Butter Cookies, 6
  2. Oatmeal cookies, 6
  3. Chocolate chip cookies, 6 22. Miscellaneous cookies, 6
  4. Brownies, 6

 

JELLIES, BUTTER,

PRESERVES

JELLIES

1/2 pint or Pint

  1. Plum
  2. Apple
  3. Grape
  4. Currant
  5. Miscellaneous

Butter

1/2 Pint or Pint

  1. Apple
  2. Plum
  3. Grape
  4. Pear Honey
  5. Miscellaneous

Preserves

1/2 Pint or Pint

  1. Peach
  2. Strawberry
  3. Tomato
  4. Apricot
  5. Miscellaneous

 

CANNED FRUITS

Pint or Quart

  1. Berries
  2. Apples
  3. Cherries
  4. Peaches
  5. Plums
  6. Pears
  7. Apricots
  8. Miscellaneous

 

CANNED VEGETABLES

Pint or Quart

  1. Corn
  2. Beans
  3. Carrots
  4. Tomatoes
  5. Tomato Juice
  6. Peas
  7. Beets
  8. Asparagus
  9. Miscellaneous

Pickles, Pint or Quart

  1. Cucumber, Dill
  2. Cucumber, Sweet
  3. Okra
  4. Beet
  5. Relish
  6. Chow Chow
  7. Hot Sauce
  8. Bread & Butter
  9. Miscellaneous

 

TEXTILES

Household Linens

  1. Dish Towel, 1
  2. Place Mats, 2
  3. Apron
  4. Tablecloth
  5. Doily
  6. Crocheted
  7. Decorative Pillow
  8. Other Linen
  9. Knitted Miscellaneous
  10. Quilt, Cotton Pieced
  11. Quilt, Cotton Pieced,   group
  12. Quilt, Applique or Emb.
  13. Quilt, Appl. or Emb.,   group 78. Quilt Baby
  14. Quilt, Baby, group
  15. Quilt, Not Specified
  16. Quilt, Not Specified,       group
  17. Afghan, Knitted
  18. Afghan, Crocheted
  19. Afghan, Baby
  20. Rug, Braided or Hooked
  21. Rug, Crocheted
  22. Rug, Other

Wearing Apparel

  1. Infant’s Dress
  2. Girl’s Dress (2-6)
  3. Girl’s Dress (7-12)
  4. Lady’s Dress
  5. 2 Piece Dress
  6. Lady’s Blouse
  7. Shirt
  8. Slacks or Shorts
  9. Adult’s Coat or Suit 97. Child’s Coat or Suit
  10. Sleepwear
  11. Skirt
  12. Formal Wear
  13. Jams
  14. Vest
  15. Recycled Clothes
  16. Men’s Shirt
  17. Other
  18. Child’s Play Clothes

 

FLORAL

  1. Begonia
  2. Fern
  3. Geranium
  4. Ivy
  5. Foliage
  6. Plant, Not Specified
  7. Zinnia, 3 large
  8. Zinnia, 3 small
  9. Marigold, 3 large
  10. Marigold, 3 small
  11. Cut Flowers, Not       Specified
  12. Bouquet Fresh Flowers
  13. Rose, 1
  14. Petunias, 3
  15. Miscellaneous
  16. Hanging Basket

Floral Arrangements

  1. Mixed Flowers
  2. Any One Variety
  3. Wild Flowers
  4. Dried Flowers
  5. Silk Arrangement
  6. Wreath

 

FARM PRODUCTS

  1. Wheat, peck
  2. Barley, peck
  3. Oats, peck
  4. Milo, 10 heads
  5. Alfalfa Seed, peck
  6. Sweet Clover Seed, peck 135. Grass Seed, peck Hay & Grain Bundles
  7. Switch Grass
  8. Bluestem Grass
  9. Indian Grass
  10. Grama Grass
  11. Other Native Grass
  12. Old World Bluestem
  13. Love Grass
  14. Sudan, bundle
  15. Alfalfa, bundle
  16. Wheat, bundle
  17. Millet
  18. Hybrid Forage, bundle 148. Other Forage, bundle

 

GARDEN

  1. Pears, 5
  2. Apples, 5
  3. Peaches, 5
  4. Tomatoes, 3 slicers
  5. Tomatoes, 6 small
  6. Irish Potatoes, 6 red
  7. Irish Potatoes, 6 white
  8. Sweet Potatoes, 6
  9. Cucumbers, 3
  10. Eggplant, 1
  11. Beets, 6
  12. Pumpkin, 1 large

160a. Pumpkin, 1 small pie 161. Miniature Pumpkin, 1

  1. Watermelon, oblong, 1
  2. Watermelon, round, 1
  3. Cantaloupe, 1
  4. Zucchini Squash, 1
  5. Yellow Squash, 1
  6. Other Squash, 1

167a. Winter Squash, 1

  1. Onions, 6 Yellow

168a. Onions, 6 White

168b. Onions, 6 Red

  1. Carrots, 6
  2. Okra, 6
  3. Turnips, 6
  4. Eggs, white, 1 dozen
  5. Eggs, brown, 1 dozen
  6. Eggs, colored, 1 dozen
  7. Green Beans, quart
  8. Hot Peppers, 6
  9. Sweet Peppers, 6
  10. Cabbage, 1
  11. Corn, 6 ears
  12. Biggest Watermelon
  13. Biggest Pumpkin
  14. Biggest Potato

 

KIDDIE KORNER

Ages 2-5, 6-8

K1. Dot to Dot

K2. Finger Painting

K3. Construction Paper Art

K4. Crayon Coloring

K5. Pencil Drawing

K6. Sponge Painting

K7. Play Dough Art

K8. String Art

K9. Plastic Craft

K10. Craft from Kit

K11. Bead Craft

K12. Holiday dec. Christmas K13. Holiday decoration, Other K14. Something from Nothing K15. Junk Art

K16. T-Shirt painting

K17. Hobby Collection

HOBBIES & CRAFTS

Ages 9-13 and 14-Adult

  1. Graphic Drawing
  2. Ink & Pencil Drawing 185. Tole Painting
  3. Water Painting, Scenic 187. Water Painting, Other 188. Oil Painting, Scenic
  4. Oil Painting, Other
  5. Acrylic Painting, Other 191. Wall Hanging
  6. Fabric Painting
  7. Bread Dough Art
  8. Doll, Fabric
  9. Doll, Other
  10. Macramé
  11. Wheat Weaving
  12. Hobby Collection
  13. Scrap Craft
  14. Junk Art
  15. String Art
  16. Bead Craft
  17. Jewelry
  18. Leather Craft
  19. Holiday Decoration, Christmas

205a. Holiday Ornament

  1. Holiday decoration, other
  2. Scrapbook, Page

207a. Scrapbook, Whole

  1. Hand Stitching, cross-stitch
  2. Hand Stitching, other
  3. Fabric Covered
  4. T-Shirt Painting
  5. Other Craft
  6. Decorated Shirt
  7. Ceramics, Dry Brushed
  8. Ceramics, Glazed
  9. Ceramics Stained

 

PHOTOGRAPHY

Ages 9-13 and 14-Adult

  1. Animals, Digital
  2. Plant Life, Digital
  3. People, Digital
  4. Comedy, Digital
  5. Scenic, Digital
  6. Animals, Adjustable
  7. Plant Life, Adjustable
  8. People, Adjustable
  9. Comedy, Adjustable
  10. Scenic, Adjustable Photos should be on a backing such as cardboard or construction paper.

 

SHOP EXHIBITS

Junior (16 & Under)

  1. Woodworking, puzzle
  2. Woodworking, toy
  3. Woodworking, shelf
  4. Woodworking, table
  5. Woodworking, lathe
  6. Woodworking, chest
  7. Woodworking, refinished
  8. Woodworking, other
  9. Metal work Adult
  10. Woodworking, puzzle 237. Woodworking, toy
  11. Woodworking, shelf
  12. Woodworking, table
  13. Woodworking, lathe
  14. Woodworking, chest
  15. Woodworking, refinished
  16. Woodworking, other
  17. Metal work 4-H

 

EXHIBITS

The categories for 4-H entries may be found in the Dewey County Fair Book. The guidelines given there for clothing, home environment, food and nutrition, and crafts will also be followed at this fair. If you have any questions concerning this, contact your local 4-H leader or County Extension Office.

 

KID’S BAKE –OFF

12 & under

Entries must be baked by person who enters

Cakes may be from scratch or a cake mix.

Pie crusts may be homemade or bought.

Bake-off Categories

KB1. Chocolate cake

KB2. White Cake

KB3. Layer Cake

KB4. Decorated Cake

KB5. Other Cake

KB6. Shaped Cake

KB7. Apple Pie

KB8. Pecan Pie

KB9. Cherry Pie

KB10. Other Pie, not crème KB11. Cookie Jar

MUFFIN MANIA

Grades Pre-K thru 6

3 muffins of any kind on a small, plate, covered

Attach name, and grade to bottom of plate

MMPK. Pre-K

MMK. Kindergarten

MM1. First Grade

MM2. Second Grade

MM3. Third Grade

MM4. Fourth Grade

MM5. Fifith Grade

MM6. Sixth Grade

Baseball & Softball Seasons Open Today!

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The Vici Indians open the season at home this evening. The Indians will take on Dover at 5:30 pm. Head to the field to support the Indians or watch online at vicivisiontv.com

The Vici Lady Indians will travel to Buffalo for the first game of the season today. Junior High is set to take the field at 4:30 pm followed by the High School. Head to Buffalo or head online at vicivisiontv2.com to cheer the Lady Indians on.

Bookmobile – Reading Entertainment for All Ages

The Western Plains Library’s Bookmobile is a library on wheels. It’s open to all residents of all ages and runs through Leedey, Camargo and Vici on most Thursdays. It’s in Vici today until 2:35 pm. See the full July schedule below. On Tuesday, July 18th they’ll be hosting an Adult Cooking Class at 6:30 pm at Camargo Fire Department – Death By Chocolate. Visit http://www.wplibs.com or call 580-323-0974 for more info.

Bookmobile July

Historic Katy Depot Seeks Volunteers

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Above, the engine painted on the north wall of the Katy Depot.

The year was 1912. The railroad had just come to Vici, Oklahoma. Close your eyes and imagine the sounds of the Missouri-Texas-Kansas MKT (Katy) Depot. Steam hisses from an engine. A train whistles. A bell clangs. A Model T engine, only in its 4th year of production, cranks. It’s possible a horses nicker or clip clop of hooves could still be heard.
The Katy’s first freight and passenger agent was W.H. Herren, cousin of Walter W. Roan. Roan was agent at Vici for forty years, from January 1931 through January 1971. Earl Cramer was the agent at the time of closing in 1971.
For many years after 1931 there were two passenger trains through Vici each day, handling US Mail and Railway Express. There were two local freight trains running each direction each day hauling carload and LCL freight plus extra freight trains. These local trains moved refrigerated cars three days per week moving fresh meat and cream directly to buyers.
The Katy Depot closed in 1971 but still stands on Houser Street between 7th and 8th Streets.
In 1998 a group of people, including Dewayne Brown, made a museum of the depot. Charter members of the Katy Historical Site included Joe Krows, Everett Hutchens, Pam Hughen, Don Mann, Al Jones, Mick Young, Niles Young, Dewayne Brown, Gayle Hunter, Charles Shaw, Sherrill White, Lavertta Kinney, Charlene White (Belew), Jettie McIntosh (Belew), Arnold Sweet, Leslie White, Illa Gregory, George Harbison, Pat Kelley Baker, David Clem, Margaret Pickering, Alta M Evans, Nevin D Westenhaver, Jan Trimble, Virginia (Speck) Roundtree, Zak & Bill Key, Sherman Pierson, Marvin & Nelda Tebow, Bruce Seidel, and Rob Ritchie.
Locals were invited to house historic artifacts inside the depot for the enjoyment of residents and visitors to the Town of Vici. On a recent visit, I spotted a wooden wall telephone, local livestock brands, MKT stove, railroad lanterns, an adding machine, piano, Chet Spake’s (local telephone company owner) pole spikes, and old MKT desk, a train painted on the wall inside the depot and many, many more items.
Artifacts can be found outside as well, including horse drawn farm equipment, a caboose, and other items.
Interest in the depot has ebbed and flowed over the years. However, the preservation of the depot and the artifacts inside are in dire need of interest. Interest to preserve the structure, interest to preserve the artifacts, interest to preserve the very history of this Town of Vici.
Contact Dewayne Brown at (580) 995-4758 if you would like to help. The need for help includes cleaning, structural repairs, and more.
Do you have a memory from the Katy Depot or from other times throughout Vici’s history? The Vici Vision would like to hear from you. Contact us by phone at (580)995-3425, by email at vicichamber@vicihorizon.com or by mail at PO Box 2, Vici OK 73859.
Here are a couple of depot memories relayed to me by my own family.
My grandpa, Delbert Vaughan, along with Dychie Dewayne Turner and Arthur Fasauer boarded the train at Katy Depot when they left for World War II.
My grandparents, Delbert and Evelynn Vaughan, boarded the train at Katy Depot in Vici and traveled to Wichita Falls, TX on their honeymoon in August 1945.

 

VICI VISION Classifieds – Online

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For Sale: Hay

Bermuda, Bluestem, Alfalfa and Wheat Hay for sale

(580)254-1705

For Sale: Trailers

6×18′ Full Top Gooseneck Stock Trailer $1500

26′ Gooseneck Aluminum Stock Trailer $18,000

Like New 7 Bale Hay Hound Trailer $4200

(580)334-2039

Garage Sale:

Foley’s Annual Garage Sale has Moved to Boiling Springs Estates #27. Watch for signs. A lot of good stuff. Could not get it all in the house. May 26, 27, 28. 40×60 shed full of stuff!

Garage Sale:

Vici’s Town-wide Garage Sale June 10th, Vici Craft Show, Flea Market and Town-wide Yard Sales. Craft Show at City Hall 9:00 am – 3:00 pm. Flea Market and Yard Sales 8:00 am to 2:00 pm. Maps at quick stops and city hall. Call Nancy Lawrence at 580-334-6768

Help Wanted:

Town of Vici Nursing Home is currently accepting applications for CNA, Dietary and Housekeeping positions. We offer benefits and flexibility! Come by 619 Speck in Vici to apply today.

Mobile Homes for Sale:

Limited time only! New 2 bed 2 ba $29,900 3 bed 2 ba $32,900. During our made in the shade sale, up to $4000 in Lowes gift cards and free statewide delivery. 405-262-3900 http://www.claytonelreno.com

Storm Ready Reminders

Public ShelterITS STORM SEASON AGAIN!

The most important things to remember are:

  • GET IN – If you are outside, get inside. If you’re already inside, get as far into the middle of the building as possible.
  • GET DOWN – Get underground if possible. If you cannot, go to the lowest floor possible.
  • COVER UP – Flying and falling debris are a storm’s number one killer. Use pillows, blankets, coats, helmets, etc to cover up and protect your head and body from flying debris.

Are You Storm Ready? 

First…is your storm shelter rid of creepy crawlies you would rather not share your space with?

Now is the time evict them.

Here is a basic list to help you be storm ready.

At the very least have

* A light source, candles, flash light and plenty of extra batteries etc.

*Any medications you can’t go without

*First aid kit

* Water.

Other items you might want to have stored in your storm shelter

A DISASTER SUPPLY KIT SHOULD INCLUDE:

* A 3-day supply of water

(one gallon per person per day), food that won’t spoil and a can opener

* One change of clothing and footwear per person

* One blanket or sleeping bag per person

* Emergency tools

* Portable radio

* Battery-powered NOAA Weather Radio

* Special items for infant, elderly, or disabled family members.

* Keep ready an extra set of car keys, a credit card and/or cash.

 

Do you have an Emergency Plan?

Go over your emergency plan with your family

Public Storm Shelters are located in Vici below City Hall at 106 West Broadway and at the Town of Vici Maintenance Facility at 207 5th Street.

Weather radios are a great warning device and can be programmed to go off in which ever counties you choose.

This way you won’t be woken up by warnings that do not include your area.

Pay attention to weather reports, even if you feel it wont affect us, storms can fire up quickly and take you off guard.

A Watch means the conditions are right for possible severe weather in our area

A Warning means a tornado or funnel cloud has been spotted.

Be prepared and stay safe!

Vici’s Newest Business Opened Today- “The Body Shop” is a Women Only Fitness Center

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Dana Cunningham says “The Body Shop” has been six years in the making, but her dream of a place for women to take care of themselves physically and mentally has come to fruition. Visit The Body Shop’s grand opening  today, May 4th, until 6:00 pm or tomorrow, May 5th, from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. The Body Shop is located at 721 Main Street in Vici and offers toning tables, tanning, sauna, and fitness equipment. Massages are available by appointment.

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District Baseball & Softball This Week

Spring Playoff Schedules

District Spring Baseball Tourney April 20-21 at Vici High School

Admission $5.00 Students $5.00

Day 1

Game 1 – 1:00 pm Sharon-Mutual vs Buffalo

Game 2 – 3:00 pm Vici vs Loser Game 1

Game 3 – 5:00 pm Vici vs Winner Game 1

Day 2

Game 4 – 2:00 pm if one team has one loss and one team has no losses, they play.

Game 5 – 4:00 pm if necessary

OR

Game 4 – 2:00 pm if all teams have one loss, Sharon-Mutual vs Buffalo

Game 5 – 4:00 pm Winner Game 4 plays Vici

District Spring Softball Tourney April 20 at Shattuck High School

Game 1 – 1:00 Fargo-Gage-Ft. Supply vs Vici

Game 2 – 2:30 Shattuck vs Loser of Game 1

Game 3 – 4:00 Winner Game 1 vs Shattuck

Game 4 – 5:30 If one team has one loss and one team has no losses they play

Game 5 If Necessary

*If all teams have one loss after game 3, Team B plays Team C.

The winner will play Team A