CHICKASHA — The Chickasha Police and Fire Departments, along with the Chickasha School District will be holding a candlelight vigil at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Bill Wallace Early Development Center in remembrance of the victims of the recent school shooting in Connecticut. This event is free and open to the public. There will also be a donation drop for those that want to send money with all proceeds going directly to Connecticut. Support pastors will be present for anyone that needs prayer. The vigil will be held at the flagpole in the parking lot of Bill Wallace, located at 2301 S. 16th Street.
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Council votes against de-annexing Knox land
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Solar powered cars travel Chickasha streets
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Six-year-old Madison Dunn donated her long hair to Locks of Love when she learned that some children don't have hair.
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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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