Former Governor George Nigh to be honored

Wednesday, September 24th 2003, 12:00 am
By: News On 6

ENID, Okla. (AP) _ Former Gov. George Nigh helped honor five people for their efforts to preserve Oklahoma's heritage.

The Oklahoma Heritage Association handed out Special Oklahoma Heritage Regional Awards to a group which includes an Indian chief, a historian and an artist.

Nigh spoke to members and guests about the importance of preserving and teaching the history of Oklahoma.

Among those being recognized was Enid resident Norman Lamb, an attorney who helped shape the political history and heritage of northwest Oklahoma through his activities, said Bill Armor, vice chairman of the Oklahoma Heritage Association.

Lamb has served in the state Senate during his career.

Others honored were John Carmichael of Woodward; Lawrence Hart of Clinton; Louise James of Woodward and Mary Spurgeon of Gate.

The Oklahoma Heritage Association promotes awareness of the state and its history.

Glenn McIntyre, curator of the Museum of the Cherokee Strip, also was recognized.