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OHCE Poster Contest winners announced

 4th Grade students from Grand elementary who participated in the OHCE poster contest will have their art work displayed at the Grady County Fair coming up in August.’ The Rural Neighbors OHCE group’s Resource Management committee sponsored the Oklahoma beauti... More »

Charges filed, truck stolen, house burned

Just a few days after a Ninnekah Public Schools basketball coach was arrested on charges stemming from sexual assault allegations, his house burned down and a truck was stolen from his property. Ronald Akins is being held in the Grady County Jail on charges of... More »

Pierce “Ross” Kiddie

 Pierce “Ross” Kiddie was born on August 27, 1945 in Detroit, Michigan to Pierce Leavitt Kiddie and Florence Larainie (Sorres) Kiddie. He passed away on July 13, 2021 in his home. Graveside Memorial Services will be held in Ft. Sill National Cemetery for Pierc... More »

Thelma Kathryn Doss

 Thelma Doss of Tuttle, OK. was born on July 15, 1933 in Mountain View, OK.to Robert Steves and Emma (Fehrle) Steves. She passed away on Tuesday, July 13, 2021 in Tuttle, Ok. at the age of 87. Funeral services were Monday, July 19, 2021 at the First Baptist Ch... More »

Lillian Marie Steelman …

Lillian Marie Steelman of Amber-Pocasset, OK, was born September 13, 1948 in Chickasha, OK to James and Hope (Schafers) Owens. She passed away Thursday July 15, 2021 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma at the age of 72. A Wake was held Tuesday July 20, 2021 at Holy Nam... More »

Lewis to serve as FOLIO Director

by Marylin Butorac, Community Correspondent 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 Librarie... More »

76th Annual Rush Springs Watermelon Festival August 14th

by Marylin Butorac, Community Correspondent Following a year off due to COVID-19, the Rush Springs Watermelon Festival is back on track. The only other time in its 76 years of operation that the festival was cancelled was during World War ll when it was put on... More »

Terry Lynn Young

Terry Lynn Young was a caring mother, grandmother, sister, and friend. She left this world July 10, 2021 at the age of 63, after a long battle with cancer. It would be wrong to say that Terry lost her battle because she never stopped fighting. No matter how si... More »

Shirley Galean McKinney

Shirley Galean McKinney, 86, died July 12, 2021. Graveside service will be Friday, July 16, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. at Rose Hill Cemetery, Chickasha, OK under the direction of Sevier Funeral Home, Chickasha, OK. Shirley was the daughter of Emma Marie Whitten and Ra... More »

Gayle Lynn (Showalter) Ryans

Gayle Lynn (Showalter) Ryans of Chickasha was born September 16, 1944 in Waurika OK to Raymond Arthur and Wuanita (Smith) Showalter. She passed away peacefully on Monday July 5, 2021 in her home. She She attended Waurika schools graduating in 1963, Gayle marri... More »

Courthouse News

The following felony charges have been filed against these individuals, however they are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Information from www.odcr.com. Grady CountyNI, WEI SHAO, New York, NY: 1. CULTIVATION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE (FELONY); 2. FALSELY... More »