Category Archives: Enid

Enid welcomes KBR to town.

ENID, Okla. — The Koch Fertilizer facility expansion means more jobs, but for KBR, the construction company managing the job, the project is about Enid. KBR employees Holley Thomas and Bo Miller said the project has been different from others because o ...

Entrepreneurs Inspire Bootcamp coming to Enid.

ENID, Okla. — The Riata Center for Entrepreneurship at Oklahoma State University, in collaboration with Autry Technology Center, will be hosting the 2015 Entrepreneurs Inspire Bootcamp in Enid. The program aims to inspire local entrepreneurs and busines ...

Oklahoma Works works on the local level.

ENID, Okla. — Oklahoma Works is a new state initiative addressing workforce needs at the local level. Nine Key Economic Networks with a chair for each region make up the initiative. The regional chair will coordinate local work and help develop specifi ...

ROOTs helps Enid grow.

ENID, Okla. — ROOTs is helping Garfield County students recognize the opportunities of tomorrow. The youth leadership program for junior and senior high school students presents career and life opportunities that Enid has to offer. ROOTs 2015 was held ...

Hope Outreach develops Transitional Housing Ministry.

ENID, Okla. — Hope Outreach is expanding its services. Transitional Housing Ministry is a self-sustaining program providing affordable housing in conjunction with a life skill development program. The program mentors individuals through the process of ...

Hanor moving HQ operations to Enid.

ENID, Okla. —  Hanor is moving its headquarters operations to a new office building in Enid. The pork producer already employs 35 people in the city and operates a feed mill nearby. Hanor has a washing facility for its trucks near where the new offi ...

Enid’s diverse economy keeps growing.

ENID, Okla. — Enid has been aggressive in business retention and attraction, adjusting its efforts to keep people employed, the economy healthy and local wealth increasing. The city has been able to be proactive and diversify the local economy desp ...

Enid may have its own arts district.

ENID, Okla. — Enid will have its own arts district, if Mike Klemme’s vision is realized. He wants to jump-start E Maple Street near downtown into being the area’s arts district. Already home to Leonardo’s Children’s Museum and Advent ...

State has lots of options for smaller conventions.

OKLAHOMA CITY — Many smaller conference centers statewide are recruiting conventions and conferences with up to 500 attendees. Large convention centers and hotels compete to attract national events with thousands of participants, but smaller groups nee ...

T&C Meats bringing specialty meats shop to Enid.

ENID, Okla. — T&C Meats, a new specialty meats shop, will open in the spring of 2016 in Enid. Specializing in everything from beef and lamb to hand-crafted sausage and bratwurst, the business will offer a modern, friendly retail meat market experien ...

AdvancePierre Foods chosen Processor of the Year.

ENID, Okla. — AdvancePierre Foods of Enid has been chosen 2015 Processor of the Year by The National Provisioner magazine. The company is a nationally recognized supplier of value-added proteins and sandwich products to foodservice, retail, schools and ...

Enid hosts state cycling championship.

ENID, Okla. — Enid will host the 2015 Oklahoma State Criterium Sunday, June 7. The cycling championship will feature the best of the best competitors from this region, all of whom had to qualify for the event. Enid was selected as the host city thank ...

NJCAA Division II baseball World Series in Enid.

ENID, Okla. — Ten of the best junior college baseball teams in the country have arrived in Enid and begun the NJCAA Division II World Series at David Allen Memorial Ballpark. The World Series champion will be determined Friday, May 29 or Saturday, Ma ...

Young Entrepreneur Academies scheduled in Enid.

ENID, Okla. — Young Entrepreneur Academy is an exciting day when students can focus on what it takes to bring an idea to life, have the chance to learn about starting a business and develop an entrepreneurial mindset. Three middle school/junior high ses ...