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With Oklahoma returning to a sense of normalcy after the COVID-19 situation, that means lakes and rivers will be ready for guests this Memorial Day weekend.

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Due to COVID-19, the June Tax Sale will be held on the law on the East side of the Grady County Courthouse. In case of inclement weather, it will be held at the Grady County Fairgrounds in the Community Building. Only registered bidders will be able to attend. Masks and social distancing are…

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OKLAHOMA CITY — A Republican lawmaker said he’s furious after legislators approved raises for private prison employees, but then said they can’t afford increases for workers already on state payrolls.

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Due to the increased and overwhelming concerns about the COVID-19 virus, First Presbyterian Church of Chickasha has announced the cancellation of the Summer Food and Fun Community Event for 2020. 

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OKLAHOMA CITY — A measure that would provide the state’s pensioners their first cost-of-living adjustment in more than a decade is headed to the governor.

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Although campus is closed over the summer, the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma will offer virtual reading tutoring to elementary students in the area at no cost. Senior teacher education students at USAO will serve as tutors under the supervision of Dr. Linda McElroy, professor of…

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Grady Memorial Hospital enjoyed a spring picnic, snacks and games under cloudy skies on Wednesday. Several football players from Moore and Newcastle attended to help serve local healthcare workers: Charles Thompson from OU, Casey Thompson from Texas, Jacob Morris from OSU, Perry Olson from N…

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OKLAHOMA CITY — The state remains on track to begin the next phase of business reopenings later this week even as hospitalization numbers spiked Wednesday and health officials worked to resolve testing accessibility problems.

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As of this advisory, there are 4,852 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in Oklahoma. There are no additional deaths.There are 278 total deaths in the state.In Grady County, there are 52 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19, 39 recoveries and two deaths. In Chickasha there are 25 cases, 16 …

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With the shutdown of everything non- essential and social distancing becoming the new normal, one area of concern is voting. At the very heart of our democracy is the ability to vote. However, if we eliminate gatherings, as we have been instructed to do, voting is problematic. As of now the …

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The Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics says fake oxycodone pills are linked to at least two recent deaths in central Oklahoma, and more people could be at risk.  Agency Spokesman Mark Woodward says two individuals overdosed and died Sunday evening, May 10th in Oklahoma County after buying counterf…

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While the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma’s historic campus may be closed to the public, the institution has leveraged technology so that graduates of the spring 2020 term can still have their achievements publicly recognized at a virtual commencement ceremony May 22 at 6 p.m. at …

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There’s not enough testing machines to process the increases, said Shelley Zumwalt, a spokeswoman for the state Department of Health. She said the state does have enough test kits and the necessary reagent to process them.

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Funeral service for Arthur "Hoppy" Dwight Hargus will be at 2:00 PM Friday, May 22, 2020 at Bible Baptist Church in Chickasha, OK. Pastor Lynn Walker will officiate. Hoppy was born the son of Arthur "Poss" Raymond Hargus and Ruth (Reed) Hargus on December 16, 1950 in Cement, OK. He passed fr…

Graveside service for Louise Bell, age 76 of Alex, Oklahoma, will be held at the Alex Cemetery on Wednesday, May 20, 2010, at 1:00 p.m.. Rev. Ashley Green Young will officiate. Grace Louise was born the daughter of George Stuard and Arvada Rodgers Stuard on April 13, 1944. Louise and her sis…

Douglas Derrell Kuhlman, age 30, died on May 8 2020. He is survived by his son Jaxon, his sister Brittany Kuhlman, mother Lisa Kuhlman, father Tracy Kuhlman, and uncles Terry Kuhlman and Kevin Kuhlman. A private family service will be held to honor his passing. Cremation arrangements are wit…