— Altrusa members, Mary Grote, Christy Clift and Laura Wijkowski are making their lists and checking it twice in preparation for the Altrusa’s 20th Annual Hall of Trees Gala on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012 to be held at the USAO Ballroom. Two community organizations, “Chickasha Mobile Wheels” and “Chickasha Emergency Pantry” have been selected to be the recipients of this annual fundraiser hosted by Altrusa. Both of these local organizations are funded by donations only. Altrusa can and will make a difference through your support of this fun evening. For reservations and more information please call 779-0279.
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Council divided on wildlife issue
The Chickasha City Council rejected changes to the city's animal control ordinance that would have required citizens to call private firms to take care of wildlife.
Council votes against de-annexing Knox land
A request from a Chickasha couple to deannex their property from the eastern edge of the city was denied by the City Council.
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School to start Aug. 20 with traditional seven hour scheduling
Schedule changes were the theme of the Chickasha School Board meeting on Monday.
Solar powered cars travel Chickasha streets
Some unusual automobiles were spotted coming through Chickasha on Tuesday. These solar powered creations at a team of escorts were on the way to the University of Oklahoma, one of the stops on the American Solar Challenge cross country race between teams who have built their own solar powered cars. Aside from turning the sun's rays into energy, they certainly turned plenty of heads.
GCEM discuss hot temps, Amber water tower
It's back to summertime with temperatures this week reaching the high 90s and above.
Local Chickasha man hits tree
A local Chickasha resident struck a tree while speeding according to a report from Oklahoma Highway Patrol.
Girl Scout donates to Locks of Love
Six-year-old Madison Dunn donated her long hair to Locks of Love when she learned that some children don't have hair.
Howling at the Gates:
The web comic, "Howling at the Gates" begins when mad scientist Hypatia tells her boyfriend Grant that she plans to kidnap Pythagorus with her time machine.
Court rules Oklahoma gay marriage ban unconstitutional for second time
A federal appeals court judge ruled for the second time the state of Oklahoma cannot prevent homosexuals from marrying, and Chickasha native Aron Seymour couldn't be more excited.
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