Chickasha, OK Society


Chickasha cheerleaders picked to perform in Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Chickasha cheerleaders have earned the opportunity to represent Chickasha on live national television by performing in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City this November. The Spirit of America performance in the Parade will consist of approximately 650 cheerleaders from all over the country, and three of our...
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Western Days brings thousands to Mustang

Thousands attended the 45th annual Western Days Sept. 10 and 11, which made its comeback after being canceled last year, due to the pandemic. From the parade to vendor booths, food and entertainment, people shared they were happy the event was not canceled, Renee Peerman, Mustang Chamber of Commerce CEO and director, said.
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Mustang students add colorful rocks to 'Kindness Garden'

The Riverwood Rocks Kindness Garden debuted this school year as the result of a Riverwood Elementary School teacher's idea, a donation of 1,200 pounds of rock and a little artistic help from about 700 students and their families. “[The idea for the garden] is something I had been thinking about...

Something Worthwhile Fall Event is Oct. 5

Everyone in the community is invited to the fall gathering for the ‘Something Worthwhile’ (SWW) event on Oct. 5 in the Life Center of Epworth Church, 4th and Iowa, Chickasha, OK. The evening will include warm Christian fellowship, a delicious meal prepared by Carol Farl and her cooking team, beautiful...

Annual Jesse James Festival coming to Cement Saturday

CEMENT, Okla. (KSWO) - The annual Jesse James Festival is happening Saturday in Cement. The event will feature more than a dozen food trucks and live music all day long. There will also be a car and motorcycle show, a cowboy kids corral and even treasure hunters talking about the potential of some of Jesse James’ gold being buried in the area.
Purcell Register

It’s a Small World

Hope everyone has a safe and enjoyable Labor Day weekend. The Purcell Register will be closed on Monday, September 6, in observance of Labor Day. The office will be open at 8 a.m. Tuesday and regular deadlines of 11 a.m. will apply. ***. Happy 52nd Anniversary to Jo and Bobby...

Salvation Army of Grady and Caddo Counties deploy Lt. McFarland in Hurricane Ida relief effort

The Salvation Army of Grady and Caddo Counties have deployed Lt. Bobby McFarland of Chickasha to help those impacted by Hurricane Ida in Louisiana. McFarland left from Oklahoma City on Tuesday morning along with three other crews from Oklahoma. The Salvation Army of Grady and Caddo Counties posted a video of the vans departing on their Facebook. In addition to physical needs, the faith-based organization will provide emotional and spiritual care.

Family Finds Closure After OSBI Identifies Victim In 33-Year-Old Cold Case

A family has finally received closure, 33 years after a brother disappeared. A lab in Texas identified remains found in Caddo County as Alvin Stark. Stark’s sister, Rebecca Fowler, said she never lost hope she would find her brother. Fowler is sad she will never see him again, but the news bright her some peace as the family plans to lay him to rest.

BabyMobile brings drive-thru diapers to Chickasha Sept. 16

The BabyMobile is coming back to Chickasha on Thursday in order to distribute free baby supplies to the community. The Infant Crisis Center BabyMobile will be offering drive-thru diaper distribution from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sept. 16 at the Chickasha YMCA, located at 725 W. Chickasha Ave. According...

Pay it 4ward: Kidney donor makes kindness toward others a focal point of her life

TUTTLE, Okla. (KFOR) – This week’s Pay It 4Ward took us down the turnpike and just outside of Tuttle to A and B Roll Off, a dumpster service company, but they also sell local fruit. And that is how the employees here lured their coworker Takina Trevino to work. She thinks she is here to pick up a Rush Springs watermelon, but her coworkers really nominated her for Pay It 4Ward.

Heidi Helping the Homeless, LLC builds on dream to help Chickasha community

Heidi Helping the Homeless, LLC is an evolving outreach program, where the community can lend a hand to others in need. The bright blue building is located at 428 S. 3rd St. in Chickasha. Sunny yellow, “Ugly” the moving van is parked on the side. The vehicle is used to pick up donations, often at the end of garage sales in town.
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Mustang Community Rallies Behind 7-Year-Old Boy With MRSA

What started as hip pain for 7-year-old Carson would eventually be confirmed as MRSA, a bacterial infection in the blood. Carson was admitted to Oklahoma Children’s Hospital on July 26 into the intensive care unit. “Within a few hours he had a fever of 99 degrees and within 15 minutes...