The Ramona Chamber of Commerce will meet at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 13 at the Ramona Senior Citizens building. The chamber welcomes all who are interested in attending.

The Caney Valley Classic was held at the Caney Valley FFA Ag Barn on Jan. 28. The weather was perfect and the attendance was high. The students did an amazing job showing their livestock. Congratulations to all the winners listed below:

Supreme Heifer: Weston Moses

Res Supreme Heifer: Samantha Graves

Grand Champion Steer: Brandon Fogle

Reserve Grand Champion Steer: Katelyn Vinson

Supreme Breeding Doe: Katie Leard

Res Supreme Doe: Katie Leard

Grand Champion Meat Goat: Katie Leard

Res Grand Meat Goat: Katie Leard

Grand Champion Market Hog: Brandon Fogle

Res Grand Market Hog: Amber Bell

Grand Champion Lamb: Trent Griggs

Res Champion Lamb: Trent Griggs

Senior night will be held at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 7 in the Caney Valley High School gymnasium. Below is a list of the seniors who will be honored. Come out and support all the seniors who will being recognized that night.


Aaron Morrison

Kaitlin Ketchum

AJ Young


Shelby Stephens

Kayla Schroeder


Harlee Smith

Haylee Smith

Jordon Hunt

Cooper Eden

Hunter Hines

AJ Young


Emily Entz

Tyjunnae Harris

Cheer mascot:

Terry Pruitt

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. Caney Valley Elementary is having its annual “crush” fundraiser. Students can order a Crush soda to be delivered with a sweet note to fellow classmates, teachers and order them to bring home. Parents can also order for their child/children. The cost is $2 per Crush and all orders are due Feb. 8. Contact the school at 918-535-2205 for more information.

The first annual chili cook off and supper to support the Caney Valley Band will be held on Feb. 18. Additional information will follow, but go ahead and start fine tuning your secret chili recipe and get your team together. If you want to have a team, contact Angie Gailey at 918-535-2233.

The first annual chili cook-off and supper to support the Caney Valley Band will be held on Feb. 18. Additional information will follow, but go ahead and start fine tuning a secret chili recipe and get your team together. If you want to have a team, contact Angie Gailey at 918-535-2233.

The Ramona Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce that their annual Chamber celebration banquet March 24 at Happy Hill Church. This year’s guest speaker is Dr. Kim Anderson from Oklahoma State University. He is an amazing speaker and professor.

If you are interested in attending the banquet, tickets are $15 per person or you can sponsor a table of eight for $150. Tickets will be available at American Bank of Oklahoma via Ashley or contact Lester Gagan 918-671-1919 or Mary Helen Gagan at 918-536-3105 or Courtney Fuller 405-834-6565 or at

The chamber also has a live auction and will take donations of items. Contact Courtney Fuller to donate items. All proceeds from this event are used to support events the following year. This past year the chamber gave away scholarships, had a children’s Christmas party, held the annual ice cream social, supported local and school groups, helped maintain the Ramona Senior Citizen Building, provides financial assistance so the park area will remain maintained and much more. It is a fun night and we hope to see you all there.

Basketball season is about to wrap up. If you haven’t had a chance yet, come out and support the Caney Valley teams. If you know a basketball player, get with his/her parent for schedule information.

Caney Valley Middle School Basketball

Feb. 9 at 4:30 p.m. at Liberty

Caney Valley High School Basketball

(Start times of 4:30 p.m. indicate a girls and boys junior varsity game)

Feb. 7 at 6:30 p.m. home against Barnsdall (senior night)

Feb. 10 at 4:30 p.m. at Kiefer

The Ramona Senior Citizen building is for rent for $25 a day. It contains a full kitchen, restroom and seating for right at 65 people. It is perfect locations to have your holiday get togethers. Contact Lois Cavin at 918-397-4815 for more information.

The historical Fisk Leffler American Legion Post 334 of Ramona is continuing the renovations on the American Legion Building. They are working on replacing the roof and have torn out the old floors. Progress is looking good. This is such a historical part of Ramona. Hearing stories about all the fun and roller skating that took place is so interesting.

Stop by when workers are there and check out the progress. If you are interested in becoming a part of the American Legion or ladies an auxiliary member, contact Lester Gagan or Richard Cook. They are also taking donations to go toward the remodel project. Donations may be mailed to PO Box 116, Ramona, OK 74061. Once the building is renovated it will be available for rent for weddings, showers, family reunions and so on.

The Ramona senior citizens meet at the senior citizen building on Main Street every Tuesday at 10 a.m. to play games and have lunch. On the first and third Tuesdays of the month, the Washington County Nutrition Services brings lunch at noon and the cost is $2 per person. The other weeks of the month, attendees are to bring a dish for a pot luck lunch. Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m. are a great time to visit the Ramona Senior Center and join the yoga fun. This is open to all ages.

There have been some changes at the Caney Valley Medical Clinic. The clinic is still open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call 918-536-1024 to make an appointment or for additional information.

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