Custer County, OK

Vera Elaine Bewley

Vera Elaine Bewley – Elaine to those who knew her – was born April 7, 1932, on the farm in Custer County Oklahoma. She left this life at the age of 90 on June 19, 2022. After growing up on the farm with three sisters, she was well acquainted with farm chores and could milk cows with the best of them.
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Commission dicusses road damages throughout county

Though the Custer County area received much needed rainfall, flooding led to many damaged roads which could cause Federal Emergency Management Agency Disaster to distribute federal funds for the county. District 2 Commissioner Bruce Walker gave his current evaluation of the damage. “We had water on top of a lot...

Washed Out Road Reported In Custer County

ARAPAHO, Oklahoma - A road has been washed out following severe storms Wednesday morning that hit parts of western and central Oklahoma. The road washed out on a road west of Arapaho in Custer County.

Filing period opens June 13 for WeatherfordCity Commission seats

The filing period for municipal offices for Weatherford opens 8 a.m. Monday, Ann Brown, Secretary of the Custer County Election Board, said. The filing period closes 5 p.m. Wednesday, June 15. Ward 2 Commissioner Jimmy Ingram said he plans to file for his seat again and Ward 4 Commissioner Mark...

Custer Country native files for county commission

Taking care of the citizens of Custer County, it's what Wade Anders has done nearly eight years as District 1 commissioner and he plans to continue that journey after the June 28 election. "I started in January of2015. It's been really good and I've enjoyed it. I've had a lot...

SDCEA Board of Directors Election Results – Hellbusch, Attebery win

Sangre de Cristo Electric Association, Inc. announced the results of the 2022 election for the SDCEA Board of Directors. Board seat challengers Nick Hellbusch and Sandra Attebery have been elected to three-year terms, representing members in Fremont and Custer counties, respectively. The new board members will be seated at the June 29 board meeting.

Custer County resident runs for state senate

Hi everyone, my name is Brady Butler. This is to announce that I have officially filed with the state election board to run for the Oklahoma state senate seat in District 26. I must say at the very outset that until quite recently, this is not something that I ever even considered. For most of my adult life, I thought the whole political mess was a big sham, politicians were a bunch of crooks, and that there was no hope of ever fixing it, but in recent years I have learned some things about our founding that have really given me hope, and with hope comes the will to fight.
Clinton Daily News

NEWS ALERT - 183 Accident 5/31/2022

Clinton Fire and Rescue, Sinor EMS and the Oklahoma Highway Patrol responded to a single vehicle rollover accident one mile south of the Custer and Washita County line on U.S. 183 around 5:45 p.m. Tuesday. Occupants in the vehicle only received minor injuries. Read the Clinton Daily News in print,...

Commission discusses courthouse bathroom project

Within the last two Custer County Commission meetings, commissioners discussed the possibility of renovating bathrooms in the courthouse and adding one bathroom to the district attorney’s office. The renovation is estimated to cost about $470,000. In total, six bathrooms would be renovated and one added on. “We’re hoping this...

Pedestrian killed in hit and run accident, OHP investigating

CLINTON, Okla. (KOKH) — The Oklahoma Highway Patrol is asking the public for their help after a pedestrian was hit and killed by a car in a hit and run incident. Troopers say on May 20, sometime between 8 a.m. and 9:30 a.m., a pedestrian was hit and killed on the I-40 westbound service road, just a half-mile west of the 71 mile marker.
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OHP Asking For Public's Help In Deadly Auto-Pedestrian Accident

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol said it is searching for the public's help in its investigation of a deadly accident involving a pedestrian. The accident happened between 8 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. Friday three miles east of Clinton in Custer County. Authorities identified the pedestrian killed as 60-year-old Oscar Washa of...