The Pioneer Alumni and 8th Grade Graduate Alumni would like to invite anyone interested in joining together in the cafeteria at Pioneer Elementary School on June 22, 2019 for a potluck lunch. The gathering will begin around noon at the school lunch room. Rick Webb, recently retired teacher, …

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More than $20,500 was raised through corporate gifts, individual sponsorships and tournament related raffles and games recently at the Third Annual Canadian Valley Technology Center Foundation Golf Tournament.

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Drivers can expect various lane closures on east and westbound SH-37 between I-44 and the Grady County line in Newcastle from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily Monday through late August for a resurfacing project. Short-term, intermittent closures of the I-44 on- and off-ramps at SH-37 West will also o…

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Originally from Chicago, Howard Price moved to our state to pursue a degree at the University of Oklahoma. As a freshman overwhelmed with the pressures of college, he borrowed his roommate’s car and drove to some random town (Anadarko, he found out later on).

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The Friends of the Chickasha Public Library invite the community to join them at their first of three Summer Luncheons on Thurs., June 20, 2019 from 11:30am-1:00pm at 415 W. Chickasha Ave. The event will be held in the dining area of the Grady County Historical Society, also recognized local…

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CHICKASHA – Deja Stubbs has known since childhood she wanted to become an elementary teacher. She pursued that interest by enrolling last year in Canadian Valley Technology Center’s Early Care and Education program.

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The Chickasha Area Arts Council (CAAC) is sponsoring an Art Exhibit and Fundraiser on June 23 from 1 to 3 p.m. at 1301 S. 7th Street, home of the Arts Council’s 7th Street Art Connection. 

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Kathy Prigmore is excited to once again offer line dancing classes to the community. Classes will take place every Tuesday from 1 to 3 p.m. in the gymnasium of Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church, located at 210 S. 7th St. in Chickasha. Classes are open to all ages for $5 per class. Kids up t…

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The popular on-demand film streaming service Kanopy is now available for free at Chickasha Public Library. Library card holders can access Kanopy and sign up to start streaming films instantly by visiting the library websites e-resources page https://chickashapl.okpls.org/e-resources-3-2/ an…

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Chickasha native and educator, Dr. R. P. Ashanti-Alexander, Principal of Lincoln Elementary School, has received a Certificate of Completion from Harvard University’s School of Management and Leadership (CSML). The on-line course was designed to provide Pre-K-12 grade school leaders at all s…

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A fire at a saltwater disposal well near Alex may have been caused by a lightning strike, according to Grady County Fire District Chief Buddy Myers. Several agencies responded to the scene at 2450 and 2920 southwest of Alex on Thursday. 

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An upcoming Paint on Canvas Workshop will feature an adorable raccoon surrounded by sunflowers. The painting is called "Sonny Boy." Katarina Shew, a University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma Art Major will lead the workshop. The raccoon and flowers will already be sketched on the canvas, ar…

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Every year on or around June 19th, Americans celebrate Juneteenth to remember the end of slavery after the Civil War. Although Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation declared all slaves in rebelling states were free on Jan. 1, 1863, many slave owners did not recognize the proclamation.

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Pictured are Felicia Graham daughter of Roy and Clara Bryant, founders and owners of Roy's BBQ, and actor Matt Damon. Roy's BBQ was opened by Roy and Clara Bryant in 1972 and they've been serving BBQ fans for 47 years. 

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The Chickasha Public Library’s StoryWalk kick-off event will be from 10 a.m. to noon on June 1 along the Centennial Park walking path. In addition to the story, there will also be activities for children. The StoryWalk is a permanent fixture at the park, with books changing periodically. The…

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The Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has advised the Apex Fitness water system, located in Grady County, to inform users of its drinking water to use water that has been brought to a full, rolling boil for at least one minute, bottled water, or water from another acceptable…

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Nana Sue's Laundry are the proud sponsors of the Relay for Life hope chair for 2019. Romelda Barboza said the team needed to raise $1,500 for the chair, but the team has exceeded that amount by raising $7,000 so far. Redford Alcorn—pictured in front with Barboza—donated a $100 check to Grady…

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The flooding and severe weather ravaging Oklahoma has critically impacted Oklahoma Blood Institute’s supply of lifesaving blood.  Oklahoma Blood Institute is issuing a call to donors of all blood types to give blood as soon as possible, in order to prevent a blood shortage.

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Governor Kevin Stitt is urging Oklahomans to be prepared for severe weather across the state today, including strong tornadoes, damaging winds, very large hail, heavy rainfall, and flash flooding.

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The Commissioner of Public Safety, as authorized by the Governor, has announced that due to inclement weather, the Department of Public Safety may temporarily reduce non-essential services beginning at noon on Monday, May 20, and ending at 5 p.m. on Monday, May 20, for the following counties…

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Graveside service for Harold E. Wilson will be held at 1:00pm on Thursday, June 20, 2019 in the Cement Cemetery, Cement, OK. Harold E. Wilson of Chickasha, OK was born April 15, 1940 in Wetumka, OK to parents Mary and Harem Wilson. He passed away on Sunday, June 16, 2019 in Chickasha at the …

Graveside service for Marilyn McCloskey, age 67 of Chickasha, OK will be held at 1:00 pm on Saturday, June 15, 2019 at the Fairlawn Cemetary. Marilyn was born the daughter of Walter and Ruby Bailey on June 20, 1951 in Gainesville, TX. She died in Norman, OK on May 13, 2019. She married Jimmy…