Sixth annual

Lavender Festival

The 6th annual Lavender Festival is scheduled for Saturday, June 26, 2010. The event hours are 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. The first 100 visitors will receive a free bottle of Lavender Hydrosol. There will be hourly drawings for free prizes. Jag Sodhi will be conducting free hourly tours of the lavender gardens to share his experience and knowledge of growing lavender in southwest Oklahoma.

This year’s festival will feature about 20 vendors; local Oklahoma vineyards, candles makers, peanut farms, woodcrafts, and other local vendors.

As always, the Lavender Valley Acres shop will have live lavender plants, lavender essential oil, culinary lavender buds, lavender lotion, lavender candles, and other lavender products for sale. The shop also sells imported clothing, sterling silver jewelry w/gems, and brass gifts from India.

The festival will house live entertainment all day. It will feature members of the GRISSELHEADS band. Other features will be two belly dancing troops.

Break fast and lunch will include hamburgers, hot dogs, lavender drinks, lavender cookies, and desserts, India specialty food and lavender chicken will be available.

There will be wine tasting from two Oklahoma wineries.

We are very proud to invite Dr. Shireen Bhargava of Precision Laser Center, Lawton, Oklahoma. Her staff will share the techniques to beautify your self. They will also take blood pressure and pulse for free


Out in the deep country, 85 miles south west of Oklahoma City, 19 miles south of Anadarko, 7 miles South of Ft. Cobb, and about 28 miles North of Lawton/ Fort Sill.


from Apache: From the T-stop at North end of Town (HWY 19, 62, & 281), turn left (West) 4 ? miles on HWY 19; turn right (North) on tar road (CS 2550) and go 5 miles; turn left (West) on gravel road (CR 1410) and go 3/4 miles.

Please follow our signs.

Donations being sought locally for fundraiser

The Grady County TEA Party is accepting donations for a garage sale to be held in July. If you would like to donate items or need items picked up, please call Bill at 405 274-6381 or Carl at 405 224-6547.  Monetary donations are also welcome. If you need more information, call Joyce at 405 224-6547. Your donations are appreciated and you are thanked in advance.

Sidewalk Sale

The Grady County Museum will be holding a Sidewalk Sale in front of The Dixie Building at 415 W. Chickasha Avenue, Chickasha on Saturday, June 19 from 8 a.m. to noon. Items for sale have been donated by Chisholm Trail Farm Credit and other people for the purpose of raising funds for the Museum.  An inventory of most of the items is available at the Museum. For additional information, contact 405-224-6480 or

2010 Juneteenth Celebration

The 2010 Juneteenth Celebration event scheduled for Washita Valley Park, Saturday, June 19. The park is located at 1501 Henderson in Chickasha.

Juneteenth's Parade begins at 10 a.m. from Lincoln School, 1st and Dakota, to the Washita Valley Park.

Uplifting spiritual competitions battling for the first place trophy, will be rendered by our community churches, praise teams, and the renown Chickasha Community Gospel Singers.

Chickasha's youth will share their written expertise essays, "What Juneteenth Means to Me."  The winning essay read, will be rewarded a monetary gift.

Banner Competitions, Dominoes, Track and Field will be awarded First and Second Place trophies.

The Juneteenth Committee will be selling souvenir programs and their logo t-shirts.

The 2010 Juneteenth Committee greatly appreciates the generous monetary support donations for a worthy non-profit organization. We thank all donors that have matched and given more than last year, and we thank those donors that are still sending in monetary donations.  

For more information, please call James Dorn Sr. 405 - 274 - 5263.  




LifeLine Hospice will be hosting a Bereavement Luncheons in the LifeLine Home Health and Hospice Conference Room at 12 p.m. on these dates:  June 18, July 23, Aug. 27, Sept. 24, Oct. 22, and Nov. 19. For information, please call 405-222-2051.


author featured

at luncheon

The Chickasha Friends of the Library will have there second summer luncheon on July 1st at noon in the USAO Regent’s Room. It will feature Eve Sandstrom who writes the Chocoholic Mystery series under the name Joanna Carl.  Mrs. Sandstroms 11th book in this series The Chocolate Pirate Plot will be out this fall. She will be discussing how she researches for her novels.  The Chocoholic Mysteries feature Lee McKinley, a former Texas Beauty Queen, who finds herself the manager of her aunt’s chocolate store in a Michigan resort town.

 The luncheon cost is $13 and reservations are required.  They may be made by calling 222-4958 and leaving your name and a call back number or by mailing your reservation to P. O. box 265 Chickasha, OK 73023.  Reservations need to be received by June 29th.  The final luncheon in the series will be held on August 5th and feature Oklahoma Children’s Author Krystal Russell.


Bible School

College Heights Baptist Church will be having their Vacation Bible School on Sunday - Friday, June 20 - June 25 for children aged  5 years to 5th grade.

Need a ride or info? Call 224-0409


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