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August 27, 2013

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A new standard policy for the OSU Extension Office to lock it's doors and contact the County Extension Director, Susan Routh and a county commissioner in the event that the electricity goes out was approved. 

No action was taken on the trade-in 140 M Caterpillar Grader for a 320 EL Excavator with a lease purchase agreement for the difference for District 1. 

The 2013-2014 estimate of needs for Grady County was approved. 

The receipt of donation to Grady County District 1 from Horn Equipment of Moore, of steel sheeting for the 2013 calendar year for a total of $9548 was approved. There was no action taken on a donation from Fred Loughridge. 

A motion was approved to accept the bid on the Scissor Lift for the Grady County Fairgrounds. The bid was made by Medley Material Handling of Oklahoma City for the price of $21,077. 

The invoice from Pinnacle Consulting Management Group for the Sara Road Project in District 1 was approved. 

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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