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Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge lifts Emergency Heat restrictions

MEDICINE PARK, Okla. (KSWO) - The Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge lifted Emergency Heat restrictions Tuesday, allowing visitors to return to normal activities during regular hours of operation. Officials want to thank visitors to the refuge for their understanding and support during the hiking hour restriction and apologize for any inconvenience...
MEDICINE PARK, OK
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Women's Soccer Picked Fifth in GAC Coaches Poll

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. – On Tuesday, the Great American Conference announced the results of its 2022 women's soccer preseason coaches' poll. Southwestern Oklahoma State claimed five of the seven first-place votes from the league's head coaches to enter the season as the favorite. Ouachita Baptist finished second in the balloting.
WEATHERFORD, OK
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Native Forward funds college students

ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico – Newly named Native Forward Scholars Fund, previously known as the American Indian Graduate Center, was established in the late 1960s during the end of the boarding school era to assist Native Americans seeking higher education opportunities. CEO Angelique Albert (Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes) says...
ANADARKO, OK
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PSO parent awards STEM grants to 4 SW Oklahoma FFA chapters

OKLAHOMA CITY – Twenty-one FFA chapters across Oklahoma are receiving a share of $40,000 in American Electric Power Foundation FFA STEM After-School Grants. Four FFA chapters in southwest Oklahoma received grants totaling $8,349. Snyder’s FFA received a $1,349 STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) grant from AEP, the parent...
OKLAHOMA STATE
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Marion County districts strategy upcoming 12 months understaffed

Intervention specialists, overseas language instructors and secondary schooling lecturers: these are the best wants for Marion County’s college districts as they face the nationwide scarcity of lecturers with the upcoming tutorial 12 months simply weeks away. Throughout the nation, staffing gaps in schooling vary from the a whole bunch...
MARION COUNTY, OR
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Rebuilding SAU volleyball team pre-season last place among GAC coaches

Southern Arkansas is picked to finish last in the Great American Conference 2022 Volleyball Preseason Coaches’ Poll. Oklahoma Baptist claimed six of the 12 first-place votes from the league’s head coaches to enter the season as the favorite. Harding and Southwestern Oklahoma State shared second place. The Bison...
MAGNOLIA, AR
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Restaurant owner discusses possibilities to build or renovate

In an interview with the Weatherford Daily News, Jerry’s Restaurant owner Bob Bartmann said he has been working on the possibility of renovating the current facility or building a new one. “We haven’t finalized any plans yet, but I have spent the last two months getting bids to renovate...
WEATHERFORD, OK
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New drainage at sinkhole property is ‘perfect’

In an interview with the Weatherford Daily News, owner of the development property across from City Hall Bob Bartman said the new drainage system is perfect. “We are finishing up the retaining wall. The drainage is perfect and we are putting the final drain in at the western edge of the property. We’re going to run the drain right up toward Main Street and that will complete our drainage system,” Bartman said.
WEATHERFORD, OK
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101st Caddo County Free Fair coming soon

The 101st annual Caddo County Free Fair will be August 29 through September 1 at the Caddo County Fairgrounds located in Anadarko. The fair will kick off on Monday with the swine and poultry shows starting at 9 a.m., followed by the goat show. The fair will feature a livestock...
CADDO COUNTY, OK
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Fired up for a hole in one

It’s a waiting list only for this year’s Weatherford Fire Department annual golf tournament August 26. This will be the seventh year for the annual tournament. Tee-time is set at 8 a.m. at the Prairie West Golf Club. The tournament is open for anyone to enter, however registration...
WEATHERFORD, OK
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City, police warn citizens of new in-person scam

The City of Weatherford said they have received several calls about an unlicensed solicitor going door-to-door wanting to install an electric meter ontop of roofs. “Anytime a vendor goes to an individual’s door trying to sell something, it is best to ask if they have a city permit. If they don’t have a permit they are not legit,” Assistant Police Chief Josh VanDeburgh said.
WEATHERFORD, OK
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Fletcher families say cemetery made mistakes on plot placements

Fletcher, Okla. (KOKH) — Several families buried loved ones at Fletcher Cemetery say there is a mistake with their families burial placement. When Aimee Lowery's daughter was killed in a car wreck, Lowery bought three plots next to her. Lowery now says another person is buried there. Aimee Lowery...
FLETCHER, OK
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