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Chickasha native to play percussion at MLK Day Celebration

The Chickasha community is invited to celebrate the life of Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday. Ray Woods, who plays instrumental percussion, will be headlining the event, which will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Jan. 21 at the Bullock Memorial Center at 917 S. 1st St.


Missing Man's Family Hopes Someone Will Come Forward After OSBI Increases Reward For Information

CANADIAN COUNTY, Oklahoma - Authorities are still searching for a man from the Canadian and Caddo County area who has been missing since 2016. The OSBI is now offering a $5,000 reward for information that leads them to Bill Lange, on top of the $2,500 reward the Lange family is also giving.


'Dentistry from the Heart' to be held Jan. 25

This month, Dr. John Phillips will spread goodwill and cheer to the local community with his 12th annual Dentistry From The Heart event. Dentistry From The Heart is an gift of free dental exams, x-rays, fillings, extractions and cleanings to those who would not otherwise have access to these importa


Proposed Oklahoma bill would charge lawmakers for legislation deemed unconstitutional in court

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. - Oklahoma state Rep. John Waldron, (D-District 77) introduced a bill in the state House of Representatives that would require lawmakers to partially pay costs incurred by the state for approving any legislation deemed unconstitutional.


Student Success Inspires Board Members

Shop class at Minco High School in the 1980s provided a connection for Jimmie Vickrey. School mattered more than ever, and a teacher made the difference. “Francis Gililland was not your typical teacher,” Vickrey said. “He taught hands-on, practical stuff. I still use the things he taught every day.”


Oklahoma Governor's Mansion In Dire Need Of Repairs

Oklahoma City, OK - Governor Stitt is planning to move his family from Tulsa to Oklahoma City this summer, once his kids are through with school, but it's not clear at this point just where he will move them.


Man charged with sexual abuse after child porn investigation

A Marlow man sits on a $1 million bond in the Stephens County Jail after an investigation regarding a previous child pornography case uncovered alleged sexual abuse of a child in his home.


Man jumps from Royal Caribbean ship, gets banned for life

A 27-year-old from Washington has been banned from Royal Caribbean ships for life after video posted online shows the man leaping from the 11th deck of the cruise ship while it was docked in Nassau, Bahamas.


School elections to be held Feb. 12

Four school districts in Grady County will be holding elections in February. Candidates will be vying for school board positions in Chickasha, Ninnekah and Dibble. In Chickasha, Bruce Storms, Tim Miller and Laurie Allen are running for Office No. 2 on the Chickasha School Board. This is an unexpired


80-year-old Oklahoma woman killed in head-on crash

MARIETTA, Okla. – Authorities are investigating a deadly crash that claimed the life of an 80-year-old Oklahoma woman. Around 3 p.m. on Thursday, Oklahoma Highway Patrol troopers were called to a crash along Hwy 32, about seven miles west of Marietta.


Grady County salary overpayments could create accounting nightmare

CHICKASHA — The state audit is over, but the accounting nightmare is likely just beginning for 13 current and former Grady County elected officials who were found to have been overpaid by a combined $727,343 over a 10-year period. "To undo it ... would be quite complicated," said Oklahoma State Audi


Man faces sentencing in death of wife found on Oklahoma mountaintop

ROXBURY, N.J. – The husband of a woman whose body was found in 2009 on a mountaintop in Oklahoma faces sentencing in her death. The Record reports court documents filed Thursday show Donald Wilson pleaded no contest to second-degree murder and faces five years in prison. He had been scheduled for tr


No Charges Involving Lindsay Schools, As New Death Threats Reported

LINDSAY-The Chief of Police released the department’s report today involving two alleged hitlists found at Lindsay Middle School. Chief Clint Wood said based on what they discovered, no findings will be presented to the district attorney’s office.


Chickasha, Blanchard compete at Port City Classic

A couple of area wrestling teams competed at the Port City Classic in Catoosa on Friday and Saturday. Chickasha finished 18th in the team standings, and the Blanchard Lions finished 12th in the standings.


Drovers clip JBU in final seconds

CHICKASHA, Okla. -- Hutch Peterson's layup with four seconds left was enough as Science and Arts (Okla.) completed a 64-63 victory over the No. 21 John Brown University men's basketball team on Thursday night inside Drover Fieldhouse.


District employee accidentally brings loaded weapon to Mustang High School

MUSTANG, Okla. – Authorities in Mustang are investigating after an employee accidentally brought a loaded weapon to a local high school. Around 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, an unattended bag was found in the media center of Mustang High School by a staff member. Once they looked inside the bag, they disco


Former top FBI lawyer under investigation

WASHINGTON (SBG)- Federal prosecutors have informed the former top lawyer at the Federal Bureau of Investigation that he is under scrutiny as part of a criminal probe, sources confirmed to Sinclair Broadcast Group.


USAO campus to host ballet group

The Missouri Contemporary Ballet Company will perform later this month in the Davis Hall Little Theatre on the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma campus in Chickasha. The performance is set for 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 31 as the 18th season of the Davis-Waldorf Performing Arts Series continu


State Auditor Office Releases Chickasha Grade Tampering, Misuse Of Funds Findings

CHICKASHA, Oklahoma - The state auditor released his findings in a months-long investigation into Chickasha Public Schools at Thursday’s school board meeting. Parents of the district previously accused CPS of grade tampering, misuse of funds and other items.


Oklahoma woman sentenced for hoax bomb threats at schools

CLAREMORE, Okla. – An Oklahoma woman who pleaded guilty to bomb threat hoax has been sentenced to 10 months in federal prison. On Thursday, 49-year-old Stephanie Louise Montgomery was sentenced to 10 months in federal prison, followed by three years of supervised release for providing false informat