A teenage boy’s body was found strangled and burned in a garage earlier this year.
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…
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…
ArtScope campers—some dressed as woodland critters—scurried to their classes at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma on Tuesday.
The Masonic Charity Foundation of Oklahoma has recently approved a $5,000 grant to the University of Science & Arts of Oklahoma which will allow the institution to host regular events that help build better and stronger bridges between students and the administration.
Mirella Martinez, a Stillwater-based photographer has spent the past year exploring the lives of the Latinx community in Payne County through her photography project titled “Payne.”
During their June meeting, the Board of Regents for the University of Science & Arts of Oklahoma voted unanimously to not increase tuition or fees for the 2021-22 academic year.
Grady County Sheriff Jim Weir says cooperating with law enforcement entities outside of his own department provides a practical solution to the daily challenges of covering a large area with limited manpower.
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…
TULSA, Okla. – Another 15 coffins have been discovered in a Tulsa cemetery as archeologists resume excavation work on a mass grave believed to hold the remains of unidentified Tulsa Race Massacre victims.
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.
OKLAHOMA CITY — As a law allowing for fully virtual public meetings expires, a top Senate Republican continues to press for modernization of the Oklahoma Open Meeting Act.
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.
Grady County District 1 Commissioner, Michael Walker is facing embezzlement charges following accusations that he used county resources to chip and seal a private road.
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.
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…
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…
A combination of vaccine hesitancy and air conditioning could result in a resurgence of COVID-19 this summer, Grady Memorial Hospital CEO Kean Spellman said.
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,…
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.
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…
Starting Tuesday, June 1, those adults eligible under the expanded Medicaid guidelines can apply for SoonerCare. Benefits for those who qualify will begin on July 1.
The Oklahoma State Department of Health WIC Program is pleased to announce a temporary increase to the Cash Value Benefit (CVB) and a permanent addition of canned fruits and vegetables to the program’s approved food list.
9:25 a.m. UDPATE: Tuttle PD say they are working with the Chickasaw Emergency Management this morning to have a drone brought in to search the river.
OKLAHOMA CITY — The centerpiece of the Tulsa Race Massacre centennial, the “Remember and Rise” observance on Monday, May 31, was abruptly canceled Thursday night with little explanation, but President Biden is still planning on visiting Tuesday, June 1.
OKLAHOMA CITY — The centennial of the Tulsa Race Massacre will be marked with a “Remember and Rise” observance on Monday, May 31, and a visit from President Joe Biden on Tuesday, June 1.
The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for 32 counties in Oklahoma, including Grady County, until 7 p.m. Thursday.
OKLAHOMA CITY — State officials plan to open two driver’s license megacenters this summer in an effort to help resolve a massive backlog of Oklahomans trying to get their licenses updated or renewed.
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 murder of George Floyd by former police officer Derek Chauvin on May 25 in Minneapolis impacted communities across the nation.
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).
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…
This Week's Circulars
Dorothy Nadine Hendon 79 died December 24, 2020. Memorial Service 10am Saturday June 12, 2021 at the Cowboy Church in Chickasha with Rev. Tom Brooks officiating. Buried will be at the Fairlawn Cemetery.
Kenneth Wallace Davies, 89, Chickasha, died June 7, 2021 . Graveside service 1:00 p.m., Friday, June 11, 2021 at the Fairlawn Cemetery, Chickasha, OK. under the direction of Sevier Funeral Home. Condolences may be made www.sevierfuneralhome.com.
Memorial Service for Carol "Sue" Woods will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 5, 2021 at Hawkins Baptist Church in Alex, OK. Carol "Sue" Woods, of Alex, OK passed away on Saturday May 29, 2021 at the age of 76 in her home surrounded by her family. Sue was born June 15, 1944 in Scipio, …
- Grady County Commissioner accused of repairing private road with county resources
- Chickasha’s first LGBTQ Pride Walk to take place June 20
- SOFTBALL: Former area players win national title with Oklahoma
- Two facing third degree arson charges
- US-62 narrows in Chickasha beginning Monday, June 14
- New Oklahoma law protects student borrowers
- Chickasha Hosts Wings & Wheels on Father’s Day Weekend
- Cross-deputation agreements are key to Grady County residents’ safety
- ArtScope ‘camps out’ at the University of Science & Arts of Oklahoma
- #TheGoodStuff Destination Chickasha!