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March 11, 2014

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Grady County Emergency Management reported normal road conditions today.

Weather

Today is expected to be sunny with a high near 81F with winds from at 15-25 mph. Tomorrow is expected to be partly cloudy and windy with a high near 52F and winds from 20-30 mph.

Events

James Harper's Senior Recital at 7:30 tonight at the USAO Alumni Chapel.

The Friend Fire Dept. will host a BBQ Dinner and Cake Auction from 3:30 to 8 p.m. tonight at the Friend School Cafeteria. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for children 12 and under.

Sharon Baptist Church will host a Lenten Luncheon at 11:30 a.m. tomorrow.

Tomorrow's Headlines

Are warrant and minor drug arrests keeping the jail from making money on federal inmates? We investigate whether local crime could result in a tax hike for Grady's citizens. 

The FIghtin' Chicks are headed to state. Adam Troxtell reports on the journey.

The weather is warming up and Artscope day camp is just around the corner. The two-week program will be at USAO, June 9-20. Day campers will be able to study drawing, painting, sculpting, theatre, dance, and music as well as experience a presentation from a guest artist. Artscope instructors have extensive experience as both teaching and performing artists. Artscope will be a great way to experience the arts from real artists and to learn how artists think and create while having fun.

Oklahoma Representative James Lankford spoke at a town hall meeting yesterday at the Chickasha Public Library about budget issues, Oklahoma-specific problems and Benghazi.

The Chickasha City Council had a special work session last night about the possible rezoning of the south side of Country Club Road from single-family homes to Residential Multiple Ownership homes, or duplexes.

 

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