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Leadership Chickasha, an educational, issues-oriented community leadership program, is now taking applications for the 2020-2021 class.   Applications are available at the Chickasha Chamber of Commerce located at 221 Chickasha Avenue or on online at http://www.chickashachamber.com/events-and…

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This coming weekend, the Grady County Fairgrounds will host the largest stock show in their history. The American Junior Maine-Anjou Association (AJMAA) will be bring families in from all over the Country for a seven day event. They are staying in all our local hotels and motels as well as a…

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The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) swore in 13 Chickasha Police Department Officers for the Special Law Enforcement Commission (SLEC) on Friday afternoon. The SLEC is a cross-commission between the BIA and the Chickasha Police Department.  The SLEC allows Chickasha Police Officers to file ca…

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US-62/Choctaw Ave. will be narrowed to one lane in each direction at N. 11th St., about one-half mile west of the US-81 South jct., in Chickasha in Grady County Monday, June 14 through Friday, June 18 for surface repair.

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The Chickasha City Council invites residents of Ward 2 to attend a Ward Meeting on Monday, June 14, 2021. The meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers, located on the second floor of City Hall. 

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The annual Wings & Wheels event will return to the Chickasha Municipal Airport on Saturday, June 19. This year, the event will feature an airshow with performers Kate Kyer, the Falcon Flight Formation Team, Curt and Paul Richmond, and the RC Jets, and will be produced by David Schultz Airshows.

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At this month’s Economic Development Council Board Meeting, I did a recap of what we have been working on this past fiscal year. Starting back in July of 2020 through the end of our current month, the EDC has been busy despite the fact we started the fiscal year in the thick of Covid. So gla…

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The movie “A Cowgirl’s Song” has been filmed in and around Chickasha for the past three weeks. Chickasha Mayor, Chris Mosley, presented a proclamation on Monday night declaring June 7 as “A Cowgirl’s Song Day. The proclamation also honors local talent Reagan Elkins, Shane Henry, Maggie McClu…

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CHICKASHA– Cimarron Trailers, Inc., a manufacturer of high-quality aluminum trailers and stock boxes, announced plans to add 40 employees to its facility in Chickasha, Okla. The additional jobs allow the company to participate in the Oklahoma Small Employer Quality Jobs program. The company,…

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TULSA, Okla. — President Joe Biden unveiled a series of policies aimed at narrowing the wealth gap between Blacks and whites on the 100th anniversary of one of the nation’s worst race massacres, but stopped short of issuing an apology or addressing the controversial topic of reparations for survivors and descendants.

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I graduated from Chickasha High School in 1981, so our 40th class reunion happens to be this coming weekend. Our previous reunions featured an event in Chickasha on Friday, but then we were in OKC for the Saturday night festivities. This year I am happy to report that both nights events will…

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I don’t really know how many people read this column each week, but I really enjoy writing it. If you read last week’s article I tried to give you my description of Economic Development.  One of the job descriptions the EDC has is to promote the City’s image in a favorable way to the world o…

The Friends of the Chickasha Public Library are proud to announce that local resident and Friends member, Angie Lewis, was selected in April 2021 to serve on the state Board of Directors of FOLIO (Friends of Libraries in Oklahoma).  

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The Oklahoma State Department of Health is mobilizing a fleet of wellness units and vans to help provide public health services in every corner of our state. The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated and expanded this initiative, allowing us to reach undeserved communities with vital services, inclu…

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