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Kanza Health Clinic
3151 East River Road
Newkirk, OK 74647Monday, thru Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Minor surgeries 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
[Closed to the public]

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Phone 580-362-1039
Fax 580-362-2988 or

Monday, thru Friday
9:00 a.m. to noon and 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Phone 580-362-2449

Dental Hygienist – Monday – Friday – 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Dentist – Tuesday – Friday – 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Phone 580-362-1944

Diabetic clinic
Fridays 8:00 a.m. to noon
Phone 580-362-1039

This beautiful facility is located just east of Newkirk, OK. on River Road near the Southwind Casino. The facility has over 10,000 square feet of workout space.

3201 East River Road, Newkirk, OK 74647

Monday through Thursday 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Friday 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Saturday 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Phone 580-362-1444

The SouthWind Casino is one of the finest gaming facilities in North Central Oklahoma. Located in Newkirk, OK, the Casino features electronic gaming machines, table and card games, and a bingo hall, as well as smoke shop and food service facilities. For more information go to www.southwindcasino.com or www.kawnationcasino.com

Kaw Smoke Shop-Newkirk, a retail tobacco facility, is located at our Southwind Casino/Bingo Hall in Newkirk, Okla. We feature a wide variety of domestic brands of tobacco, roll your own and make your own supplies and special order items in addition to specialty products. We carry a variety of non-tobacco items such as candles, lighters, Pendleton and Non-Pendleton items.

Access to the Smoke Shop can be made from inside Southwind Casino/Bingo Hall or thru our Drive up window, located on the west side of Southwind Casino.

Our hours are Monday through Sunday 9am – 8pm.

Located at 5640 North La Cann Drive in Newkirk, OK – Phone 580-362-3178 – Fax 580-362-4119 or email [email protected]

The Johnnie Ray McCauley Gym, located at 3251 East River Road, Newkirk, OK, 74647, is the perfect place for your next event. The gym has a kitchen that can be used as a concession stand and bleachers that seat 175.

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For more information, contact us at 580-362-1444 or email us.

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PHONE: (580)-362-6939

The Kaw Housing Authority was established October 17th, 1977, to serve low income Native Americans with affordable and adequate housing. We are a (TDHE) Tribal Designated Housing Entity located at #9 Kanza Lane, Newkirk, OK. We have served numerous families in our jurisdictional area which includes Newkirk, Kaw City, Ponca City, Blackwell and Braman.

We provide many services to our families, such as down payment assistance in the State of Oklahoma, college housing assistance throughout all states. These programs are explicit to our Kaw Tribal Members. We have other programs listed on our Facebook page that are subject to our jurisdictional area only. All policies and applications can be downloaded from our Facebook page. Our page is listed as Kaw Housing Authority.


Our hours are 8-4 Monday thru Friday. Our phone number is (580) 362-6264, fax number is (580) 362-3986. The phone number for emergency weekend maintenance calls is (580) 761-0354. This number is used for emergency maintenance only, such as heat and air, water leaks, and maintenance, that has to be handled expediently. For normal maintenance requests, you can download a form and send in to our office or e-mail one of our staff.

Call (580)-362-6264 and ask for to Debbie Lewman (Director) or Misty Ball (Executive Assistant).

Fax (580)-362-3986

We will no longer be monitoring our [email protected] e-mail. It is obsolete.

The following are our current staff and e-mails:

Debbie Lewman, Executive Director [email protected]

Rachel Mitchell, Executive Assistant [email protected]

Erin Wells, Maintenance Mgr/Compliance [email protected]

Rhea Miller, Receptionist [email protected]

Greg Trenary, Maintenance Supervisor

Dawn Harrison, Maintenance

Richard Hey, Maintenance

Kaw Housing Authority Board Members
Chair – Patti Kramer
Vice Chair – Cheri Dunn
Commissioner – Mary Butler
Commissioner – Linda Thacker
Commissioner – L. Carol Clark

Child Care Development

With increasing Native American populations, the Kaw Nation recognizes the need to assist families with their child care costs. The Kaw Nation CCDF program provides child care assistance to Native American families whose members are working or attending school.

The Kaw Nation CCDF program seeks to support Native American families in their endeavors by providing child care assistance. Our main objective is to ensure that each family has access to quality and convenient child care. We serve Kay County, Oklahoma and Cowley, Sedgwick and Sumner Counties, Kansas.


Dwayne Neal, 78, of Arkansas City, KS, passed away on Wednesday January 13, 2021 at his residence. Born on October 31, 1942, in Phoenix, Arizona. He was the son of Harry LeRoy and Blanche Julia (Gill) Neal who resided in Tempe, AZ. As a child he lived with his family in Regina, New Mexico, where his paternal grandparents lived.

Dwayne was united in marriage to Rebecca Gearhardt on September 12, 1975 at the Presbyterian Church in Newkirk, OK. They met on a dance floor and continued to dance through life for over 45 years. They resided in Ponca City a short time and then made their home in Arkansas City.

A son Gregory Dustin “Dusty” was born in August of 1979. The family enjoyed vacations to Colorado, New Mexico and many trips to Missouri and Oklahoma that included fishing. Many flatheads were caught at Winfield Dam and family and friends enjoyed fishing also at Kaw Dam catching spoonbills. Holiday and birthday parties and fish fries were common at the Neal house. Dwayne also enjoyed country music artist Hank Williams, Patsy Cline, Johnny Cash, Don Williams and Freddie Fender. No Matter where or what he was doing, he enjoyed their music with a cold beer in his hand. He often talked about his mother playing a fiddle and brother Buck and Billie singing in the band when they lived in New Mexico. Trips to Coon Hollor Bar & Café as a child where he and the other kids would sit outside and listen to the music and get into mischief.

Dwayne was a self-taught mechanic and could work on any vehicle back in the days before computers. He handed that knowledge down to his son, Dusty. They spent many hours in garage. He rode motorcycles and always wanted to build a 3-wheeler. After retirement, he and Dusty worked a few years and the dream came true. He and Beckyalso enjoyed trips to Missouri and Oklahoma sight-seeing, casino hopping and bingo playing.

Dwayne’s work history started as a child. He called it “following the fruit”. His family traveled throughout California, Arizona, Oregon, Washington and Texas picking fruit and cotton and he also worked on dairy farms. He came to Kansas from Texas, where he worked as a roofer, oil field derrick hand and farm hand at Bert Shore’s Ranch. On August 4, 1968, he went to work at Rodeo Meat Packing Co for 22 years. After working in several departments, he became the lead man in the rendering department until its closure. The next 15 years were spent at Gordon Piatt Energy Group as a grinder. It closed and he was not ready to retire, so he went to work along side his son at Conklin Welding installing fencing at the McConnell Air Force Base in Wichita, KS. That company closed and he “hung it up”.

Dwayne was a people person who enjoyed striking up conversations and joking. He made many friendships during his life. Will Watson and wife Hortense were always special to him and he often used Will’s saying, “You snooze you lose”.

Survivors include his wife Becky of the home; his son Dusty and wife Melissa Neal of Arkansas City; grandchildren, Bryce Michael Rains of Winfield; Leah Nicole Vardy and Savannah Blue Neal of Arkansas City; brother-in-law, John Gearhardt and wife Janet; sister-in-law, Reginna Strobel and husband Stephen, numerous nephews, nieces and great-nephews and nieces.

He was preceded in death by his parents and siblings, Harry Leroy “Buck: Neal, Jr., Harriett Julia Richard, Billie Louise Cathey and Freda Mae Fritts, father-in-law, Floyd Gearhardt and mother-in-law, Bertie Gearhardt.

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Shelley Family Funeral Home are in charge of arrangements. The family will have a Celebration of Dwayne’s life and final inurnment will take place at Memorial Lawn Cemetery at a later date.

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