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April 22, 2014

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CHICKASHA —



Weather

Tomorrow is expected to be windy with times of sun and clouds and a high of 84 and low of 62.

Tomorrow's Headlines

The Chickasha City Council declared a water emergency and authorized the purchase and contract of the necessary materials and services to put an emergency raw water pump in place at the Fort Cobb Reservoir. Read more about last night's city council meeting in tomorrow's issue of The Express-Star.

A man was arrested for allegedly visiting a Chickasha apartment and "roughhousing" with the children inside, resulting in another visitor's child's injury. Read more in tomorrow's issue of The Express-Star.

With Relay for Life racing around the corner, Luminaria are up for sale to raise funds as well as honor survivors and caregivers. This year, participants will be able to honor another special friend. Read more in tomorrow's issue of The Express-Star.

You may have heard a little something about the miniature horse show coming up April 25-27. See the little guy up for raffle in tomorrow's Express-Star.

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  • ODOT releases graphic of new bypass plan

    The Oklahoma Department of Transportation in conjunction with civil infrastructure company Leidos is in the right of way purchasing phase of a bypass that would run west of Chickasha. 

    July 28, 2014

  • Opinion: Local woman needs help with cemetery plot

    We have out first call to action of 2014. Last year - and frankly this year too - we covered the water issue with some depth. This week we focused our attention on a new task; a cemetery.

    July 26, 2014

  • WW2 veteran receives thanks from president

    From the large tapestries of the Obamas in his living room, one could say that World War II veteran, Burley Givens, has an appreciation for the president.

    July 26, 2014

  • Troublesome tree

    Situated on a quiet hill just to the southeast of town, Ninnekah Cemetery is a pristine, peaceful place.
    That's the exact reason Faye Barnett's husband, Lloyd, wanted to be buried there.

    July 26, 2014

  • Overview of upcoming Aug. 26 elections

    The 2014-2015 school year will begin with a runoff primary and three special school elections in Grady County on Aug. 26.

    July 25, 2014

  • Ross adds Image Hospice locations to health operation

    Ross Health Care expanded its reach this week with the acquisition of Image Hospice locations in Ponca City and Stillwater. 

    July 25, 2014

  • Dorman wants more done on OK execution case

    Gubernatorial candidate Joe Dorman (D-Rush Springs) commented on the recent botched execution in Arizona. He said it makes Oklahoma inmate Clayton Lockett's execution even more suspect and the need for an independent investigation is more apparent. 

    July 25, 2014

  • Sex offender allegedly registers wrong address

    A registered sex offender was caught giving the wrong address as his residence when a Chickasha Police officer carried out a warrant for his arrest.

    July 25, 2014

  • Lincoln School, Miles Brown Chapel granted historic designation

    Applause from a crowded conference room punctuated the historic designation of Lincoln School and the Miles Brown Chapel on July 22.

    July 24, 2014

  • 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.

    July 23, 2014