Enid, Oklahoma

What is Enid, Oklahoma known for?


high band

residents. Since before statehood, Woodward has served as the county seat of Woodward County. thumb 200px Cabinet Saloon (located behind tree in center of photograph), Main Street, Woodward, Oklahoma, circa 1911 (Image:Woodward4July.jpg) * On August 2, 1957, the world record for high-band (channels 7 – 13) sporadic E television DX was extended to approximately with the reception of the YVLV channel 9 relay from Maracaibo, Venezuela, by Bobby Grimes


game show

: a novel of the earth's last days'', 1995, page 132. In the television series ''Night Court'', Season 6 Episode 15 "The Game Show" Bull goes on a game show and one of the contestants is a computer programmer from Enid. In Jurassic Park III, Paul Kirby mentions that his business is located in Enid, Oklahoma. During World War II, two Victory Ships from Kaiser's Richmond, California shipyard were named after Enid and Phillips University, the SS Enid


religious+collaboration

; ref Enid's Phillips University, although formally affiliated with the Disciples of Christ (Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)), was a product of religious collaboration between followers of the Disciples of Christ, Presbyterian Church, and Judaism. Although Phillips University has closed, Enid still has a number of private Christian schools, including St. Paul's Lutheran School. Enid is home to several Protestant churches including pentacostal Iglesia


biography year

ndash notably attempted POW rescues in conjunction with the Vietnam War POW MIA issue birth_place Enid, Oklahoma, U.S. (United States) nationality Albanians


basketball career

, Oklahoma Edmond , Oklahoma County (Oklahoma County, Oklahoma) *Crossings Christian School, Oklahoma City (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma), Oklahoma County (Oklahoma County, Oklahoma) *Oklahoma Bible Academy, Enid (Enid, Oklahoma), Garfield County, Oklahoma *Lawton Christian School, Lawton (Lawton, Oklahoma), Comanche County, Oklahoma Professional basketball career After graduating from college, Gottlieb would go undrafted in the National Basketball Association NBA

his basketball career overseas, which included a stop in Israel after signing with Maccabi Ra'anana. Gottlieb played professionally internationally, in France, Russia and Israel. At the 1910 annual meeting of the BGCO in Enid (Enid, Oklahoma), the trustees reported that Shawnee had been selected as the site of the new university and that an incorporation certificate for "the Baptist University of Oklahoma" had been issued by the State of Oklahoma on February 9, 1910


series national

thumb right Enid's Convention Hall houses the Mark Price Arena. The Oklahoma Storm (Image:Convention Hall in Enid.jpg) played their games at Mark Price Arena and the Chisholm Trail Expo Center. Phillips University baseball teams, coached


rock+collection

railroads in action. The Midgley Museum is operated by the Enid Masonic Lodge #80 and features the rock collection of the Midgley family. Leonardo’s Discovery Warehouse, located in the former Alton Mercantile building in downtown Enid is an arts and sciences museum, which features Adventure Quest, an outdoor science-themed playground. Simpson's Old Time Museum is a western-themed museum by local filmmakers Rick and Larry Simpson. The pair closed their downtown business, Simpsons Mercantile in 2006 to convert the building into a movie set and museum. '''Mark Dean Kelly''' (born June 28, 1956 in Enid (Enid, Oklahoma), Oklahoma) is a Christian (Christian rock) bass guitarist most remembered for being a member of Petra (Petra (band)) during the 1980s. Kelly joined Petra in 1981 and recorded seven albums with them before retiring in 1987, being replaced by Ronny Cates. Early life and education Marquis James was born the fifth child of Houstin James (December 18, 1844 – August 18, 1908), a lawyer, and Rachel Marquis (July 14, 1848 – May 22, 1930), a schoolteacher, on August 29, 1891 in Springfield, Missouri. Houstin, a Civil War veteran, participated in both the Land run of 1889 and the Land Run of 1893. Rockwell, Stella, ed., ''Garfield County, Oklahoma, 1907-1982, Vol. I'', Garfield Historical Society, Josten's Publishing Company, Topeka, Kansas. 1982., pgs 330-331 While unsuccessful in 1899, Houstin successfully staked a claim southeast of Enid, Oklahoma in the 1893 run and moved his family there in 1894. Houstin died in 1908, and is interred at Enid Cemetery (Enid Cemetery and Calvary Catholic Cemetery). Houstin James at findagrave Marquis James was educated at East Hill School and Central, and graduated Enid High School in 1910. He attended one year of college at Phillips University. '''Chisholm High School''' (founded in 1973) is the second largest high school in Enid, Oklahoma, and is located in the northern part of the city. The school has a student body of approximately 300 students in grades 9-12 with a curriculum that includes normal and AP (Advanced Placement Program) academic courses. Early life Owen was born and raised in a Native American (Native Americans in the United States) area of the Oklahoma Territory, where his original goal was to become a jockey, a dream denied by his 5-11, 230 pound frame that earned him the nickname, "Stout Steve." In addition to working on a cattle ranch, Owen attended Phillips University in Enid, Oklahoma where he was an all-around athlete for two years beginning in 1917. Adding to his income during this period, he wrestled (Wrestling) professionally under the name "Jack O'Brien," a ruse that allowed him to preserve his amateur status. -- ''The Enid News & Eagle (Enid News & Eagle)'' Enid (Enid, Oklahoma) Daily 15,603 CNHI (Community Newspaper Holdings) enidnews.com -- Principal cities in the district include Guymon (Guymon, Oklahoma), Ponca City (Ponca City, Oklahoma), Enid (Enid, Oklahoma), Stillwater (Stillwater, Oklahoma), Mustang (Mustang, Oklahoma), Yukon (Yukon, Oklahoma), Guthrie (Guthrie, Oklahoma), Sapulpa (Sapulpa, Oklahoma) and Altus (Altus, Oklahoma). It also includes portions of Oklahoma City and Tulsa.


study music

at Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore, Maryland who applied his classically-trained musical background in combination with various unusual techniques to the steel-string acoustic guitar. He covered a wide range of musical styles and was considered an extremely dynamic performer in concert. Michael made ends meet playing and singing in pubs and restaurants in the Baltimore Metro area during his tenure at Peabody. In 1980, he made plans to move to California to study music at Stanford


helping numerous

, a semiprofessional minor-league team playing in the Central Football League. Their first season of play was in the spring of 2008. Made up of players from Enid and the surrounding areas, the team has achieved national ranking status 3 times, amassing A CFL League Championship in 2012,two Northern Division Championships, 47 league All-star players, while helping numerous young men gain college athletic scholarships and boasting a 40-13 record in just five years. Education Image:Enid Public Library.jpg


classical guitar

following that firm's closing of its Enid, Oklahoma refinery. The Champlin assets were rebranded as FINA stations in several Mid-Continent states including Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska and Iowa among others. Hedges attended Phillips University in Enid, Oklahoma, studying classical guitar. It was here that he studied under his compositional mentor, E. J. Ulrich. Subsequently, from 1979 til 1982, Hedges was a composition major

Enid, Oklahoma

'''Enid''' (ē'nĭd) is a city in Garfield County (Garfield County, Oklahoma), Oklahoma, United States. As of the 2010 census (2010 United States Census), the population was 49,379, making it the ninth largest city in Oklahoma. It is the county seat of Garfield County (Garfield County, Oklahoma). Enid was founded during the opening of the Cherokee Outlet in the Land Run of 1893, and is named after Enid, a character in Alfred, Lord Tennyson's ''Idylls of the King''. In 1991, the Oklahoma state legislature designated Enid the "Purple Martin Capital of Oklahoma." "Purple Martin State Capitals", ''Nature Society News'', June 2006, pg 8. Enid holds the nickname of "Queen Wheat City" and "Wheat Capital" of Oklahoma and the United States for its immense grain storage capacity, and has the third largest grain storage capacity in the world. url http: www.ocgi.okstate.edu shpo nhrpdfs 09000239.pdf title National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination for Enid Terminal Grain Elevators Historic District, #09000239 year 2009 publisher National Park Service

The economy of Enid is diverse, but its foundation is the oil and gas industry and agriculture.

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