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Vacation Bible School Fun

The Weatherford Church of Christ hosts their “Rocky Railway” V.B.S this week. Around 76 kids attended the summer program. Above, children watch a skit and learn a Bible lesson. Here, students rehearse a song they will perform Wednesday evening at their closing program. Kimberly Lippencott/WDN.
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Weatherford students

Weatherford students attend the Fundamental Day Camp at the SWOSU Wellness Center Monday. The camp teaches fundamentals of basketball for students in grades kindergaren through sixth. Pictured from left are Addilyn Lencioni, Rylee Adams, Sayler Isaak, Macey Barger and Ava VanDeburgh Pam Lencioni/WDN.
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SWOSU Athletics Announces Hall of Fame Class of 2022

WEATHERFORD, Okla. – On behalf of the SWOSU Athletic Hall of Fame Committee, Athletic Director Todd Helton has announced that three former Bulldog standouts have been selected for induction in the Class of 2022. Those individuals selected to join this prestigious group are Mark Bay, Clarke Hale, and Carly Zak.
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Huey: a reminder of life for this Vietnam Veteran

Weatherford Vietnam veteran Bob Chatigny said the Huey Helicopter newly on display at the Heartland Museum in Weatherford is a constant reminder of a lifesaving event. He lay lifeless on the battlefield in North Vietnam having been hit by an ambush and his leg filled with shrapnel. He came to as his commander dragged his body toward the whirl of the blades of a Huey to take him to safety.
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50th Wedding Anniversary

Duncan and Cheryl Coons will quietly celebrate fifty years of marriage with their family this week. Their marriage took place in the First Christian Church in Okeene, OK on June 24, 1972. Cheryl (Bierig) was from Okeene and Duncan from Ponca City. Duncan did his student teaching in Perry in 1971. Mr. and Mrs. Coons moved to Perry in 2012 as retired Oklahoma school teachers and have thoroughly…
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Weatherford Speech Pathologist terminated at WPS board hearing

After seven hours of witness testimony and three hours in executive session, the Weatherford Board of Education unanimously voted, 5-0, to terminate speech Pathologist Jennifer Daniel — during the hearing attorney Jonathan Irwin said if she is terminated she plans to sue. “Mrs. Daniel has protections under the Americans...
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WDN announces fathers day prize winner

David Garcia signed up for the Weatherford Daily News’ big giveaway at Deer Creek Hardware in Hydro. He won more than $1,000 in items and gift certificates from local participants. Kimberly Lippencott/WDN.
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Weatherford Speech Pathologist terminated at WPS board hearing

After seven hours of witness testimony and three hours in executive session, the Weatherford Board of Education unanimously voted, 5-0, to terminate speech Pathologist Jennifer Daniel. Nearly 50 people were in attendance and 700 were watching live on the Weatherford Daily News Facebook page. During the hearing, Daniel testified she...
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Early voting starts today

Sample ballots have been released for Weatherford precincts. Left is the democratic ballot and right is the republican ballot. Early voting begins 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. today and Friday. The election on Tuesday is open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
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Obituary: Joanne “Jody” L. Kirkpatrick

Joanne L. ”Jody” Kirkpatrick was born on July 24, 1936, in Geary, Oklahoma to Joe Mourer and Oleta Moore Mourer. Heaven’s door opened for Joanne ”Jody” Kirkpatrick on Saturday, June 18, 2022, at the age of 85. Upon her death, she wished to share the following verses of hope and joy: ”For I am persuaded, that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor powers, nor things present, nor things to come, nor height, nor depth, nor any other creature, shall be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord. ~ Romans 8: 38-39.
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Beekeepers to the rescue: bees cause a buzz around town

Thursday, June 16, the City of Cordell called in the assistance of Tim McCoy of Hydro, OK to help in the removal of honey bees in Lee Park. The bees had taken residence in an old tree that alas had fallen, causing damage and ultimately destroying their hive. McCoy, Veteran...
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Man Killed In Blaine County Crash

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol (OHP) said a 22-year-old man was killed in a Blaine County crash Saturday afternoon. According to the OHP, Patrick LeFlore Jr. was driving a 2018 Honda Civic when he crashed into the back of a 2013 John Deere Swather on US 270 just north of E900 Road near Greenfield, Oklahoma.
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Primary election June 28

Sample ballots have been released for Weatherford precincts. Top left is the democratic ballot and bottom right is the republican ballot. Early voting begins 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday. The election on Tuesday is open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
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Walmart awarded the Weatherford Regional Hospital Foundation a

Walmart awarded the Weatherford Regional Hospital Foundation a $1,000 “Walmart Giving Grant” which will be used to help purchase an imaging camera for Weatherford Regional Hospital. The grant comes from the Walmart store in Weatherford. Pictured are WRHF Treasurer Debbie Dehn, left, and Walmart store manager Cassie Reis. Provided.
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Weatherford Police Department Officer Justin Bushong places the American Flag on his patrol vehicle as he prepares for the Heartland Cruise Car Show Friday. Montgomery Malone/WDN.
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Heartland cruise and car show draw large crowd

The Heartland Cruise Car show was well attended both Friday and Saturday as many attendees were from out-of-state. “This is the best cruise and car show we’ve been to.”. SWOSU hosted their annual picnic Friday night in the Student Union. Attendees enjoyed their meal while special guest Jerry Hodge read portions from his new book You’re on, Cowboy! Check tomorrow’s edition for WDN’s exclusive interview with Hodge and wife Margaret. Kimberly Lippencott/ WDN.
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Earl Maynard

While sleeping, on the morning of June 17, 2022, Earl’s Lord and Savior took him home. Earl was born on July 24, 1940, in Weatherford, Oklahoma to E.N. and Iva Mae Maynard. He was the youngest of eight children. Earl spent his early years attending Weatherford schools. He and...
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