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Quilts of Honor presented to local Veterans 

The OHCE (Oklahoma Home and Community Education) honored two local veterans with Quilts of Honor at their Fall Council meeting on October 20. The first hand-made quilt was presented to Army Veteran Rick Stitt. Rick, a Colorado native and current Chickasha resi... More »

Newollah Festival Saturday

 Chickasha’s annual Neewollah celebration will be happening on Saturday, October 31 from 5-7pm on Chickasha Avenue. Masking and distancing will need to be observed for safety. The precautions will include one way sidewalks, no contact grab & go candy tables an... More »

Friends FUR Change Pet of the Week

This week’s pet is Kenai, a one year old mixed breed female. Gets along with other dogs and loves to play. A big back yard would be a great home for her. Fully vetted and ready for a home. All pets adopted are up to date on shots, and microchipped and spayed o... More »

Welcome Elizabeth Skahill

Washita Valley Publishing, The Chisholm Trail Community News, The Washita Valley Weekly, and is excited to announce that Elizabeth Skahill has joined our Team as a Marketing Specialist.Elizabeth is a well-known Southwest Oklahoma Photo-Journ... More »

Emergency Food Pantry Back Open

Chickasha Emergency food pantry is back open. We were without electricity for a few days. Our Hours are Monday through Friday 1PM – 4PM Located at the Presbyterian Church 428 south 6th street More »

Rollover accident near Rush Springs claims one

A single vehicle roll-over accident approximately six miles west of Rush Springs claimed the life of one person on Saturday, October 24 at about 5 am in the morning. According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol report, a 2007 Dodge, westbound on State Highway 17, ... More »

Alex, Oklahoma history honored by local author and artist

by Andrea Wilkerson, Community Correspondant Teresa Moore, an Author and Alex resident, debuted her book “Stories from the Road” for the first time in print at an event inside the Alex Florist on Main Street in Alex on Saturday, October 17. The event was open ... More »

Hundreds helped by food box give away

On Monday, October 19th nearly 200 cars drove to the Grady County Fairgrounds to receive free boxes of food offered by the regional Food Bank of Oklahoma in partnership with the Chickasha Emergency Food Pantry. By the end of the evening, 218 families represent... More »

One person shot, one arrested

 An argument resulted in gunplay and one person being wounded according to Chickasha police. According to a press release from the Chickasha Police Department on or about 8:45 on Tuesday, October 13, the Department responded to a report that a person was shot ... More »

Food Boxes to be distributed free to Grady County residents

An estimated 1,500 boxes of food will be distributed from 1-4 pm on Saturday October 24th at the Michigan Avenue Baptist Church at 728 W. Michigan Avenue in Chickasha. The distribution of dairy, protein and produce is part of the USDA’s Covid-19 relief effort ... More »

Youth Rodeo Event Being Held at Grady County Fairgrounds

Grady County Fairgrounds will be hosting the OKJHSRA (Oklahoma Junior High School Rodeo Association) and OHSRA (Oklahoma High School Rodeo Association) Joint Rodeo. Both organizations are dedicated to the development of sportsmanship, horsemanship and characte... More »

Neewollah Festival on for Halloween in Downtown Chickasha

 by Andrea Wilkerson, WVW Community CorrespondentTo the delight of the kids and young at heart, Chickasha Chamber of Commerce announced earlier this month that the annual Neewollah celebration will be happening this year. It will be held on Saturday, October 3... More »