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Minco Scholarship

Receiving the SmartMoney Scholarship for leadership and academics, Ashlyn Price of Minco stepped forward this week to be honored by The First National Bank & Trust Co. in Minco.  She is a valedictorian and member of the National Honor Society. She is a cheer c... More »

Oklahoma’s Becomes the Fourth “Kid Governor®” State

OKLAHOMA CITY – For the past six years, the Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy (OICA) has sponsored or co-sponsored Oklahoma’s Kid Governor program. Beginning with the 2022-23 school year, the program will expand to be a full Kid Governor® civics program fo... More »

Shaffer earns SmartMoney Scholarship from FNBT

Cyril athlete and star student Jaycee Shaffer, left, earned the SmartMoney Scholarship this week, presented by The First National Bank & Trust Co. in Cyril. Shaffer is a runner and competed in fastpitch state softball for four years. She was a state runner-up ... More »

Hofmeister launches statewide expansion of

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library OKLAHOMA CITY (May 10, 2022) – State Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister announced today that the Oklahoma State Department of Education (OSDE) is investing $2.5 million in federal pandemic relief funds to exp... More »

Alpacas Big Hit at YMCA Open Streets

 One of the dozens of activities at the recent YMCA Open Streets that was a hit with young and old were a group of freshly shorn Alpacas from Magnolia Blossom Ranch of Newcastle, OK. The friendly animals were giving Alpaca Kisses to new found friends. As a fol... More »

Community Events

Wonderful Wednesday is a focus on happenings in the area as well as people who are doing good things in the community. If you would like an upcoming event listed or to recognize someone of note, drop us an email at: wvshopper@att.net.A reader writes: “Thank yo... 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 County CLARKSON, DIANE KATHLEEN, El Reno: 1. TRAFFICKING IN ILLEGAL DRUGS (METH) (FELONY); 2. A... More »

Law Enforcement Appreciation Week

May 15th National Peace Officers Memorial Day  National Police Week occurs every May, and in 2022 it will be observed from May 11–17. In 1962, President Kennedy proclaimed May 15 as National Peace Officers Memorial Day and the calendar week in which May 15 fal... More »

Chickasha Antique Auto Club Swap Meet this week

by John Crump (WVCN Community Correspondant) The Chickasha Antique Auto Club opens this week at the Grady County Fairgrounds in Chickasha. On display among the hundreds of vendors will be classic cars, antique cars, street rods, muscle cars, signs and memorabi... More »

Venita Faye Parker

 Venita Faye Parker was born in Alex, Oklahoma on July 10, 1939 and she entered Heaven’s gates on April 28, 2022. Funeral services for Venita Faye Parker, 82, of Bradley, will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, May 4, 2022 in the New Beginnings Church off of ... More »

Sheila Hart

Sheila Hart was born to Raymond and Rose Mary Hawkins on July 28, 1948, in Oklahoma City.  Sheila passed away from this life to the arms of Jesus on the beautiful morning of April 28, 2022.   Funeral service was Tuesday, May 3, 2022, at the Holy Name of Jesus ... More »