Mini Cheesecake Bites!



  • 8oz of cream cheese, room temperature
  • 4 tbsp of butter, room temperautre
  • 1/2 cup of crushed graham cracker crumbs
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 10 oz of chocolate chips



  1. In a large bowl, mix the cream cheese and butter until combined
  2. Add the graham cracker crumbs and mix well
  3. Add in the powdered sugar, 1 cup at a time until it is mixed in
  4. Cover and let chill in the fridge for at least an hour
  5. Place a piece of wax paper on the counter and remove the batter from the fridge
  6. Scoop into balls and roll in between palms if necessary. Place on wax paper
  7. Place in fridge for 10 to 20 minutes if they are too soft to dip
  8. Melt the chocolate in the microwave, stirring every 15 seconds to make sure it doesn’t harden. It should take about 1 minute for the chocolate to completely melt
  9. Dip balls into chocolate completely
  10. Place back on wax paper until the chocolate has hardened.
  11. Store in the fridge for the best taste.


The Pride of Elgin and the Masonic Lodge are collaborating to raise donations for the band. The Masonic Lodge is hosting a breakfast for anybody who wants to come . The breakfast is this saturday , october 21 , 2017 form 7:00 am to 10:30 am or until the lodge runs out of food . The breakfast is being held in the Masonic Lodge Local No . 367 ; 8190 state highway 17 , Elgin . The price of admission is just a donation at the door . so please come join us .


On October 24, 2017, there will be a Brick-or-Treat event in Bricktown, Oklahoma City. It will include over 40 businesses and also free pumpkin painting. After the event the Oklahoma City Dodgers will be hosting a post trick-or-treat movie at the Chikashaw Bricktown Ballpark. The movie will start at 7:30 pm. The cost is free. The event will start at 4:00 pm and 7:00 pm. Trick or treaters must be under the age of 14 and in costume to receive candy.

Split the Pot Raffle


On October 28, 2017 there will be a chilli cook off at the cache road square. It will start at 9:00 am and will end at 3:00 pm. There will be a $2,000 total money prize, $1,000 best of show, and a $20 car entry registration fee. There is also a $1 fee at the door including tasting kits. All proceeds will benefit breast cancer awareness. If you have any other questions about the car show you can call (580)-574-3855 or you may email

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Chickasha Festival of Lights

Come enjoy the annual Chickasha Festival of Lights this holiday season! It starts on November 18th 2017 till December 31st 2017. Open to the public and free to enter. The Festival of Light has been recognized as one of the top ten holiday light shows in the nation and features over 3.5 million twinkling lights! Cruise through Shannon Springs Park and gaze in wonder at more than a hundred dazzling light scenes, animated displays, and even a computer animated light show synchronized to joyful holiday tunes. The main attraction of the Chickasha Festival of Light is the iconic Christmas tree that can be seen for miles around. If you’re really feeling the classic holiday spirit, get out of the car and experience the view from a horse-drawn carriage on a magical ride through the park of lights.
After strolling through four miles of light displays, head over to the gift shop for some hot cocoa, delicious cinnamon rolls, candied nuts, and more delightful treats! As of 2016, prices of the carriage rides were $7.00 per person and children 3 years old and younger were free. The camel rides were $5.00 per person. An optional printed picture was available for $5.00 as well. Carriage rides and camels both accept cash only.

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Fall Ball

The Elgin Elementary Family Fall Ball is coming up. On October 28, 2017, the Elgin Middle School is hosting a dance. The first dance will begin at 5 o’clock in the afternoon and end at 7 o’clock at night. The second dance will start at 7:30 p.m. and will finish at 9:30 p.m.. The dance will be in the Elementary Gym. The price of admission is $3.00 per person, per dance no more than $10 per family, per dance. Children must be accompanied by an adult, and adults must have an elementary child to attend the dances. You will not be permitted without the accompaniment of a child enrolled in the Elementary School. During the dances, there will be concessions for sale and a Costume Contest, a prize will be awarded to Most Unique, Best Family Theme, and Best Overall. The costumes are encouraged, but they, of course, have to be school appropriate, as in non-violent or super scary. All proceeds raised during the dances will go to the Middle School Winter Wishes.

Picture credit: Festival Collections