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April 4, 2014

Quick Hits


The Express-Star

CHICKASHA —



Weather

Today is expected to be sunny with highs in the mid 60s and lows in the low 40s. Tomorrow is expected to be cloudy with highs in the mid 60s and lows in the low 40s. Sunday is expected to have a few showers with highs in the low 60s and lows in the low 40s.

Events

Minco's Spring Crafts and More show featuring handmade art and jewelry will begin at 9 a.m. tomorrow at Minco High School at 311 SW 6th Street.

God's Big Country Church at 2215 CR 1350 in Blanchard is hosting an old-fashioned country gospel singing event featuring singing, instruments and food tomorrow.

The Chickasha High School PTO meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. Monday in the CHS Commons area.

Tomorow's Headlines

Citizens are complaining about city policies requiring them to keep their cars in certain places at their home. Find out why Chickasha officials say this is good for the community.

The Washita River Bottom Bluegrass Jubilee, presented by Red Silo Productions will be jamming out Chickasha from May 9 to May 11. Featuring bluegrass bands such as The Byron Berline Band, Mountain Smoke, Tyrannosaurus Chicken, The Tequila Songbirds and many more, the festival will take place at the Reding Farm. There will be campsites, fair food, rides and free admission for kids 10 and under. Read more details about this event in the weekend edition of The Express-Star.

A man with previous drug-related warrant was arrested for public intoxication yesterday. Read the full story in the weekend edition of The Express-Star.

Ross Seed and True Value Hardware host the 16th Annual Plant Day tomorrow, in which the company sells a truck load of plants, annuals and vegetables for $10 a flat and offers other deals. Read more about the event in the weekend edition of The Express-Star.

A solid defensive effort took the Thunder to a 106-94 victory over San Antonio, snapping the Spurs' 20-game winning streak. The win gave Oklahoma City a 4-0 record against the top team in the West San Antonio.
 
Rush Springs and Verden are through to semifinals in the Amber-Pocasset Panther Classic baseball tournament after first round wins yesterday. Rush Springs will play at 5 p.m. in Amber before the Tigers take on No. 1 in Class A Roff at 7:15 p.m. Verden beat hosts Am-Po 18-7 in a run-filled late game on Thursday. Am-Po plays at 2:45 p.m. against Hinton in the consolation bracket.
 
Chickasha starts the first of a two-game road trip this evening when they play Piedmont at 5 p.m. in a non-district contest. The Fightin' Chicks then go to Del City on April 7 before returning home in the second part of that district series the following night.
 
After setting the bar at Bethany last weekend, the Chickasha track athletes will try to improve those marks at the Cache meet today.