Businesses and residents who have not yet prepared for 10-digit dialing of local calls within the 405 area code should do so now.
The Chickasha Animal Shelterannounced today a $7,500 grant investment from the newly named Petco Love to support their lifesaving work for animals in Chickasha.
A newly energized, post-COVID team of local Republicans welcomed members of the Oklahoma State House of Representatives, along with County Sheriff Jim Weir and District Attorney Jason Hicks to the county meeting on April 15 in Chickasha.
OKLAHOMA — The state’s urban areas will pick up additional seats in the Legislature under new House and Senate redistricting maps unveiled Wednesday.
LOCUST GROVE — Each April, the Rural Oklahoma Museum of Poetry celebrates National Poetry Month and the state of Oklahoma with the Oklahoma Poem Contest. Cash prizes totaling $800 were given out this year to winners in four age categories.
CNHI News, the parent company of The Express-Star, is taking a national poll on attitudes about racial justice and policing. The purpose is to get a sense of public sentiment on racial justice and policing.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin has been convicted of murder and manslaughter in the death of George Floyd, the explosive case that triggered worldwide protests, violence and a furious reexamination of racism and policing in the U.S.
Chickasha couple Kay Neill and Phillip Wint have continued to cement their legacy as truly transformational donors to the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma, creating countless life-changing opportunities for a student population often underrepresented in higher education.
OKLAHOMA CITY — State lawmakers are proposing expanding the time police have to aggregate the crimes of serial larcenists, but critics say it would be a mistake.
The Oklahoma Health Care Authority is providing additional clarification regarding the significant changes coming to the state’s Medicaid program.
Unthinkable events mark themselves indelibly on the national psyche, reducing any further reference to the occurrence to a name, or perhaps a date.
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.
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.
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.
This Week's Circulars
Funeral for Fred Hill, age 60 formerly of Verden, was held at 2pm Saturday April 17, 2021 in the McRay Funeral Home Chapel. He died April 12, 2021 in Salem, MO.
Floyd C. Reed, 84, of Chickasha, Oklahoma passed away on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 in Tecumseh, OK. He was born November 16, 1936. Services are pending with Sevier Funeral Home, Chickasha, OK.
- OHP: Three injured in rear-end collision
- New Chickasha City Council members sworn in
- Council approves city-wide garage sale
- Local youth place in weekend rodeo competition
- BASEBALL: Chickasha picks up win over Marlow
- Newly Named Petco Love Invests in Lifesaving Work of Chickasha Animal Shelter
- OHP: Anadarko man dies after struck by pickup
- OSDH: One additional COVID-19 death reported, active cases steady
- Grady GOP welcomes candidates, food, fun on May 20
- Tyler Suhr, Blanchard