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LOOKING BACK: Athletes record big plays for area teams

From walk-off hits to game-winning shots, the previous year of high school sports and college sports featured big plays from teams and athletes in the area. The previous school year featured too many big plays from area athletes for all of them to get the recognition they deserve, but at least some of those memorable plays earned credit as some of the top plays from the past year of sports.
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Chickasha, OKTahlequah Daily Press

USAO tuition to hold steady for next year

CHICKASHA – During their June meeting, the Board of Regents for the University of Science & Arts of Oklahoma voted unanimously to not increase tuition or fees for the 2021-22 academic year. On average, an Oklahoma resident enrolled in 15 credit hours can expect to pay $4,020 per trimester in...

Ragan Receives $1,000 Memorial Scholarship

A Tecumseh student was one of three Oklahoma students to receive $1000 V.R. Carter Memorial Scholarships from the Oklahoma Foundation for the Education of Blind Children and Youth. Kaylee Ragon of Tecumseh graduated from the Oklahoma School for the Blind and is attending the University of Science and Arts of...
Chickasha, OKExpress-Star

Jennifer Veach earns FNBT Scholarship in Chickasha

Immersing herself in soccer, robotics, swim, archery, band, color guard and more, Jennifer Veach took a break this spring long enough to compete in a scholarship competition. On Tuesday night, First National Bank President/CEO John Gorton presented her with the award at Chickasha High School’s annual awards event for graduating seniors. Veach competed in many high school activities and team sports. Her academic excellence placed her on the National Honor Society roll.

SUV crashes into Fletcher Elementary School Library

FLETCHER, Okla. (TNN) - One person was injured in a crash in Fletcher Wednesday afternoon. The crash happened in front of Fletcher Elementary School just after 3:30 p.m. Police say a white SUV was going east on Cole Road when a red truck pulled out from Dodge Street and hit the SUV.

Teacher Of The Day: Nancy Jarvis

On May 18, our T-Mobile Teacher of the Day is Nancy Jarvis. Nancy teaches kindergarten at Bill Wallace Early Childhood Center in Chickasha. Her nominator said she has a talent for turning children's lives around. Mrs. Jarvis even gives family advice on how to help their student succeed. Thank you,...

Elgin Superintendent speaks on recent surfaced fight video

ELGIN, Okla. (TNN) - Elgin Public Schools is investigating a fight that happened last week, and video of it is now spreading on social media. The fight broke out in the school’s fieldhouse during weight training class. In the video, two students are wrestling on the ground, and an adult...
Oklahoma City, OKNorman Transcript

Sipuel Fisher’s graduation was a monument to perseverance

Thousands of University of Oklahoma graduates will finally get the chance to walk across the stage this weekend. The pandemic will forever join the classes of 2020 and 2021. It’s a historic occasion, but not quite as significant as the graduation that took place in the football stadium 70 years ago this summer.
Mustang, OKNews On 6

Man Arrested In Crash That Killed Mustang Public School Teacher

A mother of three died in a crash in Union City. Now, police say they've arrested the man responsible for killing 30-year-old Kasey Working. She was an elementary school teacher in Mustang. "Our hearts and prayers go out to this family, and everyone affected by this," said Richard Stephens, Union...
Chickasha, OKExpress-Star

Three CHS Seniors Receives Prestigious P.E.O. STAR Scholarship

Logan McKinney, Jordan Wallace, and Bailey White, all seniors at Chickasha High School, were selected to each receive a $2,500 STAR Scholarship from the P.E.O. Sisterhood. They were recommended by P.E.O. Chapter’s GZ, CR, and DV of Chickasha, Oklahoma. The P.E.O. STAR Scholarship was established in 2009 to provide scholarships...
Union City, OKEngadget

Impossible Burgers are coming to US schools

Impossible Foods has secured Child Nutrition Labels for its Impossible Burger products, which means they can now be part of school nutrition programs in the US. To obtain the CN Labels, USDA's Food and Nutrition Services had to evaluate the plant-based meat's product formulation, as well as the company's quality control procedures and manufacturing processes.
Grady County, OKExpress-Star

Ninnekah students receive Grady County Reading Awards

The following Ninnekah Elementary students received Grady County Reading Awards for 2020-2021:. Pre-Kindergarten: Case Stephens, Daxton Butler, Aspen Butler. Fourth grader Bailee Hammons won the top reader award with 309 Accelerated Reader points for 2021.