Randall Ray Woodall, 62

Born February 26, 1959

Died September 22, 2021

Jessie Madalyn Bingham, 96

Born May 11, 1925

Died September 22, 2021

Terry Jean Roach, 70

Born March 26, 1951

Died September 19, 2021

Virginia L. Cothran, 86

Born April 16, 1935

Died September 19, 2021

Ricky Jake Hamon, 51

Born December 31, 1969

Died September 18, 2021

Margaret A. Johnson, 70

Born August 8, 1951

Died September 18, 2021

William Kenneth Bailey, 76

Born August 27, 1945

Died September 18, 2021


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Friday, September 3, 2021, 7:34 AM

Thanks to the sponsorship of the Frank Gladd American Legion Post #20, Culpepper & Merriweather Circus, America’s Favorite Big Top Circus is coming Ft. Gibson, OK on September 22, to the Fort Gibson Youth Baseball Fields at 402 Revellie Ave. Now in its 36th edition, C&M Circus has become internationally known. The authentic One-Ring, Big Top Circus has been featured on National Geographic’s Explorer TV series, Entertainment Tonight, A&E Special: Under the Big Top and most recently, On the Road with Circus Kids, a Nickelodeon special featured on the Nick News Program.

On the first day between 9:30 and 10 a.m. citizens can watch the raising of the Big Top, then stay for the free tour. The presentation offers a unique face-to-face opportunity for families, schools, daycare centers and community members to meet and learn all about the circus, facts about performers, the history of the show and the different species of animals. Advance tickets are at the following Fort Gibson locations:

  • Firstar Bank
  • Armstrong Bank
  • The Tracks Coffee & Eatery
  • American Legion Post #20

Prices for advance tickets are $12 for adults and $7 for seniors 65 and older and children 2 to 12; children under 2 are free. Advance tickets can also be purchased online 10 days before the show at until 10 pm the day before the show. On show day tickets will be $15 for adults and $8 for seniors/children.