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New Water Treatment Plant for Chickasha in the Works

The Chickasha City Council approved an August 8 election for Chickasha residents to vote on a 1.25% sales tax to build a new $72 million water treatment plant. The State Department of Environmental Quality issued the city an order to make improvements to the c... More »

Alex FFA Shines at 97th State Convention

submitted by Dakota Bryen Abigail Pettijohn, a member of the Alex Future Farmers of America recently was chosen to represent the Chapter in the National Agriscience Fair during the 96th National FFA Convention in October. The Chapter recently captured top hono... More »

Courthouse News

GRADY COUNTYHARGROVE, MATTHEW SEAN, Cyril: 1.BRINGING CONTRABAND INTO JAIL/PENAL INSTITUTION (FELONY); 2. DUS (MISDEMEANOR) DEDMON, JEREMY DENE, Tuttle: 1. DUI (MUNICIPAL FELONY); 2. CARRYING FIREARM WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE (MISD) FREDERICK, MELTON SHANE, Ve... More »

CV Tech’s Top Students Among Honorees at Graduation Ceremony

 Amid a sea of many colors of caps and gowns representing several area schools, 142 students recently received diplomas for completing programs at Canadian Valley Technology Center. Top honorees included a trio of students who each received $1,000 scholarships... More »

Disaster Work Begins Before Disaster Strikes

The Salvation Army, preparation for disaster response is an important part of their ability to respond when disaster strikes. When disasters occur, The Salvation Army’s Emergency Disaster Services rely on trained volunteers to help serve and respond in times o... 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 COUNTYHASKELL, DEONNA SUE, Amber: 1. BURGLARY FIRST DEGREE (FELONY); 2. PUBLIC INTOXICATION (MI... More »

Duncan Pro Rodeo

May 5th and 6th 2023 7:30 PM Nightly At Stephens C. Expo Center, Duncan OK Produced by McCoy Rodeos Fun for the Entire Family! Tickets $15 Advance, $20 at the door. Advanced tickets can be purchased at Crutchers Western Wear. www.mccoyrodeo.com Come Join Us! More »

Chickasha Tornado or No Tornado?

Residents in the area of 20th Street and Texas, Washington, Florida contacted the Washita Valley Community News with concerns that a weak tornado or strong straight winds had done considerable damage in that part of Chickasha. “No alert was sounded” complained... More »

Drummond remarks on clemency denial for Glossip

OKLAHOMA CITY (April 26, 2023) – Attorney General Gentner Drummond said he is disappointed the Oklahoma Pardon and Parole Board voted today against recommending clemency for Richard Glossip despite evidence he failed to receive a fair trial in 2004. The 2-2 bo... More »