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March 21, 2014

Quick Hits


The Express-Star

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Grady County Emergency Management reported that a slight chance of rain this weekend may cause slick road conditions, but it isn't expected to have much of an impact.

Weather

Today is expected to be cloudy with a high of 75F. Tomorrow is expected to be windy with a few showers and highs in the low 50s and lows in the mid 30s. Sunday is expected to have a mix of sun and clouds with highs in the upper 50s and lows in the upper 30s.

Events

The Borden Park Community Center is having a dance featuring Old Country from 7-9 p.m tonight.

The Oklahoma Mineral Owners will have their annual meeting from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. tomorrow at the Canadian Valley Technology Center Seminar Room A&B at 1401 W. Michigan Ave. in Chickasha.

The Ninnekah FFA Blue and Gold sausage, bacon and chicken sale March 7-24th at the Ninnekah Agricultural Complex.

Tomorrow's Headlines

The city of Chickasha will discuss how to keep the spay and neuter program, which will run out of donated funds at the end of this month, going until June until the city starts deliberating the new budget starting in July.

Loretta Y. Jackson of Chickasha is one of four individuals who will be inducted into the Oklahoma Historians Hall of Fame. Jackson will be honored during the Annual Awards Luncheon of the Oklahoma Historical Society on Friday, April 25, at the Stillwater Community Center in Stillwater. The public is invited to make reservations at $16 each by sending a check to Shelly Crynes at the Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive, Oklahoma City, OK 73105. Reservations may be obtained via credit card by telephoning 800-750-4090 or 405-522-0317.

A man was arrested for possession of marijuana yesterday after police stopped him while patrolling and found he had a warrant.

Another man was arrested for possession of marijuana yesterday after police found some on the floor of his home.

The Sooners became victims of March Madness on Thursday when they fell 80-75 to twelfth-seed North Dakota State in Spokane, Wa. Oklahoma had come back from an eight point deficit at halftime and led late in the second half only for NDSU to take the lead once again as the minutes ticked down.

Oklahoma State will hope to avoid a similar fate when they turn out against Gonzaga today at 3:40 p.m. The Cowboys have never beaten Gonzaga in five attempts. The winner will face either top-seed Arizona or Weber State on March 23.