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Celebrate Your Independence at the Heroes of America Fireworks Show!

Get ready to celebrate your independence at the Heroes of America Fireworks Show at Apache Casino Hotel this 4th of July. It's going to be a huge party and you won't want to miss it. Here's the best part, IT'S TOTALLY FREE! It's free to attend and free to park. There's going be be food trucks, a beer tent, games for the kids, live music from Crosswinds and the Garagemahalix, an F-16 flyover from the 138th Fighter Wing and of course a HUGE fireworks display that night! It's the perfect place to be this Fourth of July!
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Community shows support for Chickasha’s First LGBTQ+ Pride Walk

A group of people, some wearing or waving rainbow flags, met downtown on Sunday to be a part of Chickasha’s history. The First LGBTQ+ Pride Walk took place on Choctaw Ave. on June 20. The walk started west of the Grady County Courthouse, and looped back around at the carwash on Choctaw Ave.
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Lawton woman honored with award for volunteer work

LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - The Comanche County Veterans Council held a ceremony Tuesday to announce their quarterly “Wall of Honor” Hero Veteran and Carolyn Stone Award. America’s Veteran Supporters nominated Mary Fountain for the honor this year for her work inspiring others, helping anyone in need and giving her time to support people and projects in our area.
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Grady County Pride's Cheryl Browder speaks at Chickasha's First Pride Walk

Cheryl Browder, one of the founders of Grady County Pride as well as Free Mom Hugs Oklahoma member, spoke about the impact of discrimination on LGBT+ youth and the importance of accepting people as they are. Browder was among those who organized and led Chickasha’s First Pride Walk on June 20. Browder also hugged attendees and distributed notes with encouraging messages.
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Organizers speak at Chickasha’s First Pride Walk

A crowd of about 30 people gathered on Chickasha Ave. on Sunday for the First Pride Walk in Chickasha. Organizers of the event and founders of Grady County Pride, Jacob, Bryan and Cheryl Browder spoke to the crowd right after the walk. Here, Bryan spoke about the importance of fighting for equality at home.
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Wings & Wheels event takes to the skies over Chickasha

CHICKASHA, Okla. (KFOR) – If you want to celebrate Father’s Day in style, you can head to the Wings & Wheels event at the Chickasha Municipal Airport. On Saturday, June 19, the annual Wings & Wheels event will return to the airport. The airshow will feature performers Kate Kyer, the Falcon Flight Formation Team, Curt and Paul Richmond, and the RC Jets.
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Devon Energy Superintendent Lee Courange

At left, Devon Energy Superintendent Lee Courange presents a donation to the Hinton Fire Department. The company celebrated its 50th anniversary by distributing a total of $50,000 across local nonprofits in its operating areas. Provided.
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Chickasha’s first LGBTQ Pride Walk to take place June 20

Note: Story has been updated. Stephens County Pride is extending an inclusive hand to their neighbors in Grady County. Today, the newly formed Grady County Pride will join Stephens County Pride in organizing Chickasha's first LGBTQ Pride Walk. The event will take place from 4 to 5:30 p.m. on June...
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Chickasha Hosts Wings & Wheels on Father’s Day Weekend

The annual Wings & Wheels event will return to the Chickasha Municipal Airport on Saturday, June 19. This year, the event will feature an airshow with performers Kate Kyer, the Falcon Flight Formation Team, Curt and Paul Richmond, and the RC Jets, and will be produced by David Schultz Airshows.
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Chickasha woman teaches survival swimming to children

CHICKASHA, Okla. (KSWO) - In the summer heat, many families swim to cool off, but with that fun activity comes the risk of drowning, especially for young children. Gay McRay, who teaches survival swim lessons in Chickasha to children, said it’s important for them to learn the skills that could save their lives.
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Chickasha’s Juneteenth Celebration event cancelled

The Juneteenth Planning Committee has announced that Chickasha’s Juneteenth Celebration will not take place this year. “Due to the Covid-19 pandemic and safety issues the Chickasha Juneteenth Celebration Committee this year is cancelling all events and activities. Please take this time to reflect, learn, and support one another.”. The Juneteenth...