Roadside Fire Quickly Extinguished – Red Flag Warning in Effect

A fire just East of Vici and along the South side of Highway 60 was quickly extinguished this afternoon by the Vici Fire Department.
The National Weather Service in Norman, OK issued a Red Flag Warning this afternoon through 7:00 pm this evening. With the WIND southwest to south at 15-25 mph and gusts of 30-35 mph, HUMIDITY 7-20%, and TEMPERATURE 75-84, the IMPACT is that any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Dewey County remains under a Governor issued burn ban through Friday, February 16th.

Classes Resume Jan 3, Ward Center Classic Starts Jan 4th

Classes resume for Vici Public Schools on Wednesday, January 3rd. VHS basketball will start the new year on the road – The Ward Center Classic begins Thursday in Seiling where the Lady Indians will take on Goodwell at 4:15 pm and the Indians will match-up with Cimarron at 5:30 pm. Make the short drive to Seiling to support these teams or follow the action on where all 24 games will be available by live-stream.

Miss Vici & Mr. Irresistible, Santa letters, New businesses, Tune named HS boys coach, No action on liquor by the drink- all in this week’s issue of The Vici Vision

Nine young ladies and three young men will vie for the titles of 2018 Miss Vici and Mr Irresistible. Learn more about the contestants in this week’s Vision. “Baby It’s Cold Outside” is the theme for this year’s contest on Tuesday December 19th beginning at 6:00 pm at Jerald Shaw Auditorium.

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Letters to Santa from Pre-K, 2nd and 3rd grade students like the following one can be found in the Dec 14 issue of The Vision. “Dear Santa, This year, I have been very naughty but then nice. For Christmas please bring me a red Power Ranger with his car and the Power Ranger Mega Sword with bad guys. Love, Barrett”.

D&D Detailing LLC and The Dirt Road Depot are two businesses adding to the options for service and shopping in Vici.

Allen Tune was approved as the new Vici High School Boys Basketball Coach at last Monday’s Vici School Board Meeting.

On Monday, December 11th Dewey County Commissioners approved a road use agreement with Persimmon Creek Windfarms but delayed action on liquor by the drink.


Lady Indians & Indians Power Forward to Finals of Mooreland Holiday Classic

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The Vici Lady Indians overpowered Waukomis 49-28 advancing to the championship game of the Mooreland Holiday Classic. Ashlyn Watkins led Vici in scoring with 11 points.  Jade Hazelbaker also finished in double digits with 10. Jacee Barr and Lauren Morris contributed 9 each. For the 5th consecutive year, the Lady Indians will vie for the championship against Sayre Lady Eagles. Game time is 6:30 pm. If you are unable to attend, tune in at or Vici Vision Facebook Live

The Vici Indians dominated Beaver from the get-go to earn their shot at the championship trophy, final score 75-46.  Abel Miramontes steered the Indians to victory with 25 points.  Kason Jackson and Hunter Halderman contributed 11 and 10 points respectively. Colten and Chase McCracken had 7 each. The Indians head to the championship game for the first time since 2010 where they will face the 8th ranked Ringwood Red Devils. Game time is 7:55 pm. Tune in at or Vici Vision Facebook Live if you aren’t able to attend.

McCracken & Watkins crowned, Airport use may change, Commissioners to discuss liquor by the drink, State Senate Candidates respond to questionnaire

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Colton McCracken and Raegan Watkins were crowned 2017 Homecoming King and Queen last Friday.

Town of Vici Trustees will consider changes to the use of the airport. The town’s auditor has questioned the usage of the facility. The town has also been approached about using the area for athletic or ag purposes.

Dewey County Commissioners will discuss the possibility of placing liquor by the drink on the ballot at their next meeting on Monday, December 11, 2017.

And Republican candidates for State Senate District 27: Carolyn Mclarty, Michael Medill, Casey Murdock and Travis Templin all responded to a questionnaire distributed by The Vici Vision. Learn more about them before you vote next Tuesday.

This and more, all in the December 7 issue of The Vici Vision.


B-Mart & Schandorf Win Contest

Dennis SchandorfWell that was fun! The Vici Vision held a contest last month and supplied our vendor who sold the most newspapers with a $25.00 gift certificate to issue to the first person buying a newspaper at their establishment in December.

B-Mart convenience store sold the most newspapers in November. Dennis Schandorf was the first person to buy a copy of The Vici Vision at B-Mart this month!

Thanks to B-Mart for selling The Vici Vision and thanks to Dennis Schandorf for reading! Merry Christmas!!


Vets Honored by VPS, No Injuries in Truck Roll Over, VPS Bond for Feb Ballot, Trimble Makes All-State Choir. This and more in this week’s Vici Vision


Veterans were  honored at a program by Vici Public School last Friday. Veterans pictured from front left: Doug Nelson, Harold Hutchison, Harlow Parry, LD Baird, DeWayne Brown, Ray Carr; back row from left Rhonda Kaskaske, Connie Aubry, Robert Aubry, Roger Boone, Orval Cutsinger, Dusty Mitchell, and Seth Maher. We can’t say it enough Veterans, Thank You For Your Service!

A transport truck roll over Friday, November 10th did not result in any injuries. Highway 60 between Vici city limits and the Y was blocked for several hours.

Among other items, Vici School Board discussed and voted on a bond issue that will land on the February ballot.

Kamron Trimble is an Ok-MEA All State Honor Choir member. Congrats Kamron!