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  • usethis.JPG Jackson's victory over can't

    From a young age, it was instilled in Loretta Y. Jackson, that she could do anything she set her mind to. 

    February 27, 2014 1 Photo

  • IMG_4658.JPG Local reverend discusses evolution of civil rights over 6 decades

    It's doubtful anyone would dispute the world has changed dramatically since the 1950s. Economically and socially Earth has gone through, and continues to go through, a constant state of evolution. For many, this progression goes unnoticed and people go about their lives blissfully unaware of the changing dynamic around them. 

    February 27, 2014 1 Photo

  • Ross details plans for next term

    Chickasha Mayor Hank Ross has had family connections in Chickasha for 100 years and he brought his family back to their Chickasha roots from Edmond about 12 years ago.

    February 24, 2014

  • DSCF9590.JPG Hundreds attend second festival

    The 2nd Annual Chocolate Celebration was a tasty hit in 2014.
    Attendees were packed into the historic Rock Island Depot like a box of chocolates. The line was two or three people deep as the crowd made a tasty trek around the dessert tables. 

    February 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • cochran.jpg Shanoan Springs brightened by colorful paintings

    Art Expressions brought color and beauty for the residents of Shanoan Springs to take in on Wednesday. 

    February 13, 2014 1 Photo

  • lilgents.jpg Young gentleman gather for luncheon aimed at promoting distinction

    There is a time and a place for everything.
    Or, as etiquette expert Cary Sue Vega told the 84 fifth grade boys and their 63 mentors at the first annual Gentlemen of Distinction luncheon,  "Sometimes you have to turn the boy off and turn on the gentleman." 

    February 6, 2014 1 Photo

  • shelby.JPG Masses try to stay warm for free dental care

    Huddled in a red and black plaid blanket outside 29th St. Dental Care, Shelby Peters was among over 200 patients awaiting free dental procedures. 

    February 2, 2014 1 Photo

  • -11.jpg Local soldier speaks on Afghanistan experiences midway through tour

    With military efforts in Iraq and Afghanistan winding down, it's easy to forget about the soldiers still trudging overseas. Despite political efforts to reduce deployments and the number of troops in the war-torn countries, men and women from all over the country still travel to the Middle East at the behest of the United States military. 

    January 31, 2014 2 Photos

  • DSCF9362.JPG Exhibit teaches kids how to live healthy

    Filling about half the gym at Bill Wallace Early Childhood Center, the "Farm to You" exhibit educated students on healthy lifestyles. 

    January 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • loretta.JPG Annual celebration draws close

    A piece of Chickasha and Lincoln School history is to be reenacted during the Loretta Y. Jackson African American Historical Society Storytelling and Soul Food Evening at 6:30 p.m. on Feb. 15 in the University of Science and Art Ballroom. 

    January 28, 2014 1 Photo

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