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March 6, 2014

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CHICKASHA —

Traffic

Grady County Emergency Management reported a normal road conditions.

Weather

Today is expected to be partly cloudy with a high of 53F

Events

A dance featuring True Country today from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Borden Park Community Center.

Chickasha Community Theatre presents William Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" at 7 p.m. March 6-8 at the Washita Valley Theatre.

Today's Headlines

Oklahoma ranked second in the nation for prevalence of mental illness and no one in the Grady County health industry seems to be surprised. The key to fixing this problem is monetary consideration from the top to bottom.

CVTC is seeking the approval of a $12 million bond. Their superintendent claims its passing will allow the district to rebuild structures destroyed by last year's tornados. Read about the April 1 vote, which will affect most of Grady County.

The Holistic Health Fair, March 8 and 9 at the Grady County Fairgrounds will feature several holistic health experts, including three from Chickasha.

Barbara Higgins, a Reiki master, Johanna Larson, an acupuncturist and Johnnie Moyer of Star Touch Massage are just some of the holistic experts who will share their knowledge at the free Chickasha Holistic Health Fair this weekend.

Sports News

The Chickasha girls and boys soccer teams are gearing up for their 2014 season that starts Monday. In the girls' preview, we look at how they plan on making up for 32 goals from last season that left the team when Hannah Elrod (20 goals) and Kelsey Taylor (12 goals) graduated.

Also tonight, the Chickasha girls basketball team takes on Ardmore in the first round of area playoffs in Edmond North. Tipoff is set for 6:30 p.m. Follow along on Twitter with sports editor @ExpressStar_AT at the game.

Baseball season is also around the corner for Chickasha. They take on Piedmont at home at 4 p.m. today in their final scrimmage of the season.

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