Trash Bash will be this Sat. May16th. at 210 W. Main St.

The Kiwanis Trash Bash will be this Saturday, May 16th from 8 am to 4 pm. at 210 W. Main St. 

Wal-Mart bringing new Neighborhood Market to Jenks


Less than a month after announcing a new Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market in Owasso, the retail giant has announced another one for Jenks.

Anne Hatfield, a spokeswoman for Wal-Mart, said the Bentonville, Arkansas-based chain hopes to open up the latest location in its grocery chain by the end of the year.

Tulsa-area land records indicate the company spent $1.86 million to buy 40.4 acres for the store at the northwest corner of Elm and 111th streets. The seller was Melody Development Inc.

Congratulations to Mayor Kelly Dunkerley and Vice Mayor Mike Sharp

on being  elected from among their fellow councilors as Mayor and Vice Mayor during the City Council meeting on April 20th.  Every two years City Council elects its new officers (Mayor and Vice Mayor) after the latest municipal election for city councilors.  Councilman Bo Summers has joined City Council as a new member representing Ward No. 1.

Trash Bash

The "Trash Bash", sponsored by the Jenks Kiwanis Club, will be held on Saturday, May 9.
8:00am - 4:00pm
Tickets available at City Hall, Water Department.

Congratulations to Bo Summers Councilman-elect





Congratulations to Councilman-elect Bo Summers and a community "Thank you" to out-going Councilwoman Sally Bisel. She has served on City Council since 2002.

Easter Holiday

City Hall will be closed Friday, April 3, 2015 in observance of Easter. 

Jenks planetarium offers students a look at the big picture

JENKS — “You are the sun.”

So said Dan Zielinski to a group of high school students during their recent visit to the Jenks Planetarium. Zielinski, director of the planetarium, was leading the environmental science class through a lesson about the seasons.

The planetarium, which opened about four years ago in Jenks Public Schools’ new Math and Science Center, is used to teach a variety of subjects, ranging from physics to art history.

“The No. 1 thing planetariums are so great at is perspective,” Zielinski said.

Gateway Mortgage to create new business district, hotel in Jenks

City Council Ward I Elections will be held on Tuesday, April 7, 2015



A visit from James Jenks, great great grandson of city founder.

By Nick DeMoss, vice president of communications and