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CCT gets ‘active’ with Rocky Horror Picture Show

 The Chickasha Community Theatre will be hosting a one night only showing of the Rocky Horror Picture Show in the Historic Washita Theater in Downtown Chickasha (509 Chickasha Avenue). The show will be held on Saturday, February 13th at 7:30 pm. Tickets are av... More »

Full Speed Ahead

by State Rep. Dick Lowe I want to introduce myself to those I haven’t met one-on-one. I am State Representative Dick Lowe. It is a pleasure to wake up daily and serve House District 56, covering northern Grady County, central Caddo County and the northeastern ... More »

Bigfoot season in Oklahoma

 An Oklahoma state representative filed legislation this past week to establish what he hopes will be a boon for local tourism – a Bigfoot hunting season. House Bill 1648 would direct the Oklahoma Wildlife Conservation Division to establish the annual dates of... More »

Friends FUR Change Association’s Pet of the Week

This week’s pet of the week is Snowbird, a female German Sheppard. Snowbird is great with other dogs and kids, but has a strong distaste for felines, so pairing with a cat could cause problems. To meet this animal contact the shelter at 405-245-6932. Other ani... More »

Distracted Driver emphasis by OHP in January

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol plans to spend the last two weeks of January focusing on distracted driving violations. This special emphasis is in honor of Trooper Nicholas Dees who was killed by a distracted driver on January 31, 2015. Trooper Dees and Trooper K... More »

OK Democrats seek removal of gender language

by Ray Carter, Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs Democratic members of the Oklahoma House of Representatives called for elimination of gender-specific language in the House’s operating rules during that chamber’s organizational meeting on Tuesday (Jan 5,2021)... More »

Friends FUR Change Association’s Pet of the Week

This week’s pet is Poobear and is only 3 months old, a beautiful pup that is totally vetted, uses puppy pads and needs a home where someone is home most of the day. To meet this animal contact the shelter at 405-245-6932. Other animals are available seeking ad... More »

COVID-19 and vaccination issues

 As of January 17th there are 354,979 cases of COVID-19 in Oklahoma with 40,109 active cases reported. The Health Department is reporting that 169,411 prime doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been given and 28,409 individuals have received their second round o... More »

Absentee Ballot needs Notarization

In the calendar year 2020, Legislature passed an emergency order in Senate Bill 210, which allowed registered voters who met certain COVID-19 criteria to claim “physically incapacitated” status for absentee voting at elections. Voters were not required to disc... More »

Scholarship Roundup Time

 Epsilon Sigma Alpha is a Philanthropic Sorority founded in 1929. Two scholarships are awarded each year to students of Oklahoma communities. Now would be the time to apply for the scholarships. The first scholarships, “Outstanding Youth Award” is open to all ... More »

Easy vaccination? Maybe, maybe not …

by Wayne Watts, publisher By looking at the Grady County Health Department facebook page, it is easy to see that the vaccination process is somewhat confusing and there are still questions regarding the virus and how the vaccine will help. Here is a compilatio... More »