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March 13, 2014

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Grady County Emergency Management reported normal road conditions.

Weather

Today is expected to be sunny and windy with a high of 58F. Tomorrow is expected to be  sunny with highs in the mid 60s.

Events

USAO will host the Emerson-Weir Liberal Arts Symposium at 7:30 p.m. tonight in the Te Ata Memorial Auditorium.

The Chamber of Commerce will host a Tourism Committee Meeting at 4 p.m. today in the Chamber office at 221 Chickasha Ave.

The Chamber of Commerce will have its Rock Island Ride Committee meeting at 2 p.m. today at the Chamber office at 221 Chickasha Ave.

The Chamber of Commerce will have a Chamber Ambassador Committee meeting at noon tomorrow at the Chamber office at 221 Chickasha Ave.

Tomorrow's Headlines

The DA Task Force nabbed a man for suspected drug trafficking in Chickasha this week. DA Jason Hicks said approximately 25 pounds of cannabis was seized during the bust. That's a lot of hooch!

The Wellness Studio in Chickasha will be holding a three hour art therapy workshop on Friday, March 28. The workshop will be led by Virginia Savage, LCSW and Art Therapist. The workshop is $45 which includes art supplies. Contact Virginia Savage at 405.514.9169 or savageone02@yahoo.com to register.

A former Canadian Valley Technology Center student scored well on the ACT and is now studying math at USAO.

The No. 10 Chickasha Lady Chicks tipoff in the state tournament tonight at 7 p.m. against No. 2 East Central of Tulsa. The teams have not faced each other this season and will play at Sapulpa High School. A semifinal against either No. 4 Carl Albert or No. 5 Collinsville at 4 p.m. on Friday in the Mabee Center at Oral Roberts awaits the winner.
 
Chickasha had four wrestlers named in all-Conference and all-State post-season honors. Josh Latham topped the list as he was named to the all-State first team and Suburban Conference Wreslter of the Year.
 
Oklahoma knows it's opponent in the Big 12 tournament today. They take on Baylor at 6 p.m. today after the Bears dispatched of Texas Christian last night 76-68 at the Sprint Center in Kansas City. Oklahoma State topped Texas Tech 80-62, setting them up with a 2 p.m. meeting with Kansas.

 

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