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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 »

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 »

A Note from Wayne,Publisher/Owner of Washita Valley Weekly

 May 1st, 2003 the first issue of the Washita Valley Shopper was mailed to the residents of Grady and Caddo Counties of Oklahoma. That first run was about 20,000 copies as we tried to cover Grady County and it’s market area for local business. At one point of ... 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 SMITH, ANITA MARIE, Watson: FALSE AND BOGUS CHECK (FELONY) SPANGLOW, CHRISTOPHER LEE, Ch... More »

Dallas Firm Purchases Southern Plains Medical Clinics

The Southern Plains Medical Clinic and its facilities in Anadarko and Pauls Valley have been purchased by Texas-based Epic Medical Group. Southern Plains was first established in Chickasha in 1915 and hosts more than 20 medical specialties, over 30 medical pro... More »