Local News

March 14, 2014

Quick Hits



Grady County Emergency Management reported normal road conditions today.


Today is expected to be sunny with a high near 69F. Tomorrow is expected to be partly cloudy with highs in the low 70s with rain expected on Sunday.


The Juneteenth Celebration Committee will host a Fish Fry Fundraiser  between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. tomorrow at the Bullock Memorial Building at 917 W. 1st Street.

The Grady County Fairgrounds will have an Antique and Coin Sale on Sunday.

Tomorrow's Headlines

Forewarn Fire Safety, a Chickasha company, will be exhibiting at the Oklahoma City Home and Outdoor Living Show on March 21-23 at Oklahoma State Park. The show will feature presentations with HGTV's Justin CAve, a Butterfly House, life-sized landscapes, nearly 20 storm shelter exhibitors, disaster preparedness education and storm shelter grant information from the American Red Cross.

A Chickasha High School student was arrested yesterday for disturbing the peace after having sex with his girlfriend in the school stadium and yelling at the principal and assistant principal.

Chickasha girls basketball head coach Christy Edelen has officially announced she will be leaving the high school at the end of the academic year to join her husband, who will become the new superintendent at Arapaho schools. That makes the Lady Chicks' 51-31 loss to East Central in the state quarterfinals on Thursday her last game with the team.

Fightin' Chicks baseball is back at home this afternoon to take on Weatherford at 4 p.m. It's the team's last home game before a road-trip that includes Shreveport and Alexandria in Louisiana and Henderson, Texas, until they return home on March 24 to face Duncan.


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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