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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 »

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 »

Courthouse News

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

Local student attends Space Academy

 Drue Gerdes of Chickasha, OK recently attended Space Academy at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center, home of Space Camp®, Space Camp® Robotics™, Aviation Challenge® and U.S. Cyber Camp®. The Rocket Center is a Smithsonian Affiliate and NASA Marshall Space Flight C... More »

Yard of the Month

 The Yard of the Month sponsored by Rural Neighbors OHCE Club, through their Resource Management Committee has made their selections for the program that brings recognition to citizens and business owners that take pride in the outward appearance of their prop... More »

Caddo County collision sends one to OU Medical 

A personal injury accident was reported by the Oklahoma Highway Patrol on Saturday, July 10 at about 5:30 pm 4 miles north of Apache in Caddo County. A 2004 Nissan Altima driven by Gilbert L. Crow-Mihecoby, 36 of Oklahoma City was westbound on 1420 Road. A 200... More »

Chickasha High School Student Honored

 Joseph Shaw, Chickasha High School senior was recently selected to receive a six hundred dollar scholarship from the Delta Kappa Chapter of Epsilon Sigma Alpha International. Joseph is the son of Mr. & Mrs. Jason Shaw of Chickasha. Joseph’s application was se... More »

Friends FUR Change Association’s Pet of the Week

his week’s pet is Almond. Almond is a 2 year old male Chihuahua with beautiful markings. He is neutered and is up to date on shots. He loves playing outside and is dog friendly. He wants a forever home, soon. To meet this animal contact the shelter at 405-245-... More »

Chickasha Community Theater Presents Elephant’s Graveyard

 Elephant’s Graveyard is the true tale of the tragic collision of a struggling circus and a tiny town in Tennessee, which resulted in the only known lynching of an elephant. Set in September of 1916, the play combines historical fact and legend, exploring the ... More »