National Take Back Day is Saturday, April 24.
The Amber-Pocasset Freshmen Quiz Bowl team has qualified for the State FFA contest. The team won the Cameron University contest and finished second at the Southwest Area contest. Team members are DeJay Mathews, Lexi Teel, Parker Fairbanks, and Ian Guthrie. Pictured with the team is Kurt M…
Representing Court Appointed Special Advocates, Donna Stamper (center) stepped in to receive a donation of $1,000 from First National Bank & Trust Co. on Thursday, part of the bank’s commitment to community reinvestment activities. Grant funds for this vital county service have been red…
Low-cost transportation to the doctor, pharmacy or grocery store is a service that helps many Grady County residents in need. The Washita Valley Action Council operates a local transportation service that got a $1,500 grant from The First National Bank & Trust Co. on Thursday. Receivin…
Getting help to make electrical repairs to the Chickasha Community Theatre’s building and sign, Kirsty Jarnigan receives a $5,000 donation from First National Bank & Trust Co. on Thursday, part of the bank’s commitment to community reinvestment activities. Presenting the check were VP B…
OKLAHOMA CITY — Citizen advocates Wednesday said they’re alarmed that a legislative plan that proposes securitizing nearly $4.5 billion in debt from February’s winter storm comes without a thorough, transparent investigation into why the state’s energy supply system failed.
As temperatures start to rise outside, Oklahoma is nearing the season when area residents will look to enter the summer with a nice tan.
How I Learned To Drive is a 1998 Pulitzer prize winning drama and is coming to the Washita stage. This funny, surprising and devastating tale of survival as seen through the lens of a troubling relationship between a young girl and an older man.
(Stillwater, Oklahoma – April 7, 2021) April is Made in Oklahoma Month, and the Oklahoma State University Robert M. Kerr Food and Agricultural Products Center is encouraging Oklahomans to support local food companies.
OKLAHOMA CITY — State health officials Tuesday stopped administering Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine “out of the abundance of caution” as federal regulators revealed rare blood clotting responses in six Americans.
As many of you probably know by now, Lt. Governor Matt Pinnell was the keynote speaker at last Friday’s Chamber Awards Banquet. He also was a guest on KOOL’s Saturday morning show, Real Estate Today. In his role as our Lt. Governor, he serves as the head of tourism for Oklahoma. At both the …
In front of a crowd where many dispute the election of President Joe Biden, Sen. Jim Inhofe argued he followed the U.S. Constitution in voting to certify the results.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma lawmakers plan to propose legislation that would help shelter consumers and utility companies from the more than $4.5 billion in energy generation costs as a result of February’s winter storm.
Hospital blood usage has surged nearly 10% over previous levels, as our community moved into COVID recovery mode. Blood donors are needed immediately to respond.
Convenient and quality preventive vehicle maintenance has arrived in Chickasha with the opening of a new Jiffy Lube Multicare service center. The new location, which is owned and operated by Jiffy Lube franchisee Stonebriar Auto Services, LLC, offers a wide range of automotive services inclu…
After months of preparation, the 2021 Medieval Fair will bring virtual entertainment and a food truck event to Norman this weekend.
The University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma has recently partnered with the Oklahoma Arts Institute to host the Oklahoma Summer Arts Institute, a two-week residential academy for Oklahoma’s most gifted high school students, to be held July 10-25, 2021.
April is Made in Oklahoma Month, and the Oklahoma State University Robert M. Kerr Food and Agricultural Products Center is encouraging Oklahomans to support local food companies.
OKLAHOMA CITY — State lawmakers want Oklahoma students to pass the United State’s naturalization test before they’re allowed to graduate high school.
The Oklahoma Law Enforcement Accreditation Programed recognized the Chickasha Police Department as a Verified Agency at the Chickasha City Council meeting on Monday night. Chickasha Police Chief Kathryn "Dee" Rowell, accepted the accreditation on behalf of the department. A representative wi…
Rodney Peters was honored at the Chickasha City Council meeting on Monday night. He was given a retirement watch to commemorate his 25 years of service with the Chickasha Fire Department. Peters began his career in October 1995 and was promoted to driver in August 2001. Pictured left to righ…
The COVID-19 data for Grady County may appear to have increased dramatically over the last week. However, this is not the case according to the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH).
Although the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted graduation festivities at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma for two semesters, the spring commencement ceremony will mark a major return to normalcy, with graduates from April 2020 to April 2021 invited to attend an in-person, outdoor…
During Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month, the Chickasaw Nation wants to remind victims of sexual violence that there are counselors and advocates who will believe their stories and act on them.
Editor's note: Previously reported results for the CVTC Board of Education race are incorrect. Dennis Crawford, not Travis Posey, won the race. The Express-Star regrets the error. The headline and story have been updated.
The Chickasha Chamber of Commerce is hosting its annual Chamber Banquet this Friday evening at the Grady Country Fairgrounds. The event moved to a larger facility this year to allow for more social distancing and they are encouraging guests to wear masks. Lt. Governor Matt Pinnell will be th…
Eighth- and ninth-grade students can learn about where food comes from and how it got there during the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma’s free, week-long, residential food camps, which will be held June 14-18 and 21-25 this year.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Despite bipartisan support, a measure that would have reinstated a controversial child seat belt law stalled in a House committee.
Anadarko Indian Health Center will hold a COVID-19 Vaccine Community Clinic from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday, April 13 at the Bullock Memorial Community Center, 917 S. 1st St., in Chickasha.
An investigation of the fire at the Chickasha Sam’s Southern Eatery last year has led to the arrest of the restaurant’s former manager.
Freshman State Representative for District 56 Dick Lowe, R—Amber, recently visited the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma campus and visited with students about what sets this institution apart from anywhere else in the state.
Grady County OHCE Resource Management committee honored a local Chickasha woman, Dr. Ada Lois Sipuel Fisher, by planting a tree and placing a commemorative marker in honor of her and her accomplishments in the civil rights movement, at the Grady County fairgrounds.
OKLAHOMA CITY — A bill working its way through the Legislature will significantly increase prescription drug costs, said a major health care company that works with hundreds of Oklahoma pharmacies, but others disagree, saying the measure would lead to lower costs and easier access.
OKLAHOMA CITY — A controversial bill that attempts to exorcise “ghost students” from the state’s school funding formula advanced through the state Senate on Wednesday despite bipartisan opposition. Gov. Kevin Stitt signed it into law just hours later.
Bryanne Carlile, fourth grade teacher at Ninnekah elementary was chosen as the 2020-2021 Teacher of the Year. Bryanne has been in the teaching profession for 26 years. She is passionate about her craft. Bryanne thinks outside the box and her students benefit from her creativity. Ninnekah…
In anticipation of widespread inoculation and community immunity against COVID-19 by summer’s end, the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma is preparing for a return to regular in-person classes by the start of the fall 2021 semester on Aug. 26.
It’s Time! Many believe it’s way overdue. As I scan through different social media pages and talk to people, the question is asked: “When are we going to clean up Chickasha?”
This Week's Circulars
Mary Jo Long, 87, went home to be with the lord February 27, 2021. Mary Jo was born on February 19, 1934 and raised in Chickasha, OK. Her parents were Fred Tryon and Buna (Clay) Tryon. She graduated from Chickasha High School in 1952, met and married Arbie Clayton Long, the love of her life …
- OHP: Anadarko man dies after struck by pickup
- 98th Annual Chickasha Chamber Banquet recognizes best of city
- BASKETBALL: Chickasha hires Johnson as new basketball coach
- Chickasha woman dies, two children injured in collision
- BASEBALL: Chickasha drops home game to Elgin
- Steelman signs with Allen Community College
- Jiffy Lube opens in Chickasha April 14
- OSDH: Decrease in active cases, no new COVID-19 deaths in Grady County
- SOCCER: Chickasha sweeps district doubleheader
- Medieval Fair to resume this weekend after 2020 cancellation