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There’s no time like homecoming

Weatherford public schools will be celebrating all week long with special dress up days and activities ahead of the homecoming game. The homecoming ceremony will begin 6:35 p.m. Friday before the game, which will be starting at 7 p.m. Also on Friday, the high school will be having a pep rally during the afternoon.
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Weatherford run-rules Navajo 12-2

After falling behind early, Weatherford scored in every inning to run-rule Navajo 12-2 Monday. Navajo scored in the top of the first inning on an RBI single to center field, giving the Lady Indians a 1-0 lead. Weatherford tied the game, 1-1, with a run in the bottom of the...
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OHP Responds To Fatality Crash Near Hinton

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol responded to the scene of a deadly wreck at around 5:45 p.m. Sunday night northeast of Hinton. One person involved, a 16-year-old passenger in the vehicle involved, was pronounced deceased at the scene. OHP is currently investigating what caused the crash. This is a developing story.

Weatherford boys finish 13th at Pre-State

EDMOND — Weatherford’s boys cross country team faced some tough competition Saturday in the Class 4A Pre-State Cross Country Meet and finished 13th overall. Weatherford coach Kaleb Fischer said some of the team members ran well, others struggled. He did say he’s seen improvement this cross country season...

One person dead following crash in Caddo County

CADDO COUNTY, Okla. (KSWO) - One person is dead following a crash in Caddo county, which happened around 6 p.m. Sunday. The driver of the vehicle, 44-year-old Robert Chedester, was not injured. However, the passenger of the vehicle, a 16 year old male from Hinton, was pronounced dead at the...

16-year-old boy dies in single-vehicle crash in Caddo County, OHP says

CADDO COUNTY, Okla. — A 16-year-old boy died in a single-vehicle crash over the weekend in Caddo County. An Oklahoma Highway Patrol collision report says the crash occurred around 5:45 p.m. Sunday on private property about a mile north of Hinton. The driver was not hurt, but a 16-year-old passenger was pronounced dead at the scene.

Football contest winners announced

The winners of the Weatherford Daily News football contest for this week were announced. Brian Adler, of Weatherford, took first place, picking 20 of 25 games correctly, missing the tiebreaker by 25 points and receiving 50 “football bucks.”. Cody Bell, of Weatherford, came in second, picking 18 of 25...

Hospital board reviews CEO performance

During a Weatherford Regional Hospital Board Authority meeting Monday, the board went into executive session and was presented a financial report. “We will be going into executive session for our annual review of CEO Brian Denton,” Chairman Doug Misak said. Following the executive session Misak said the board was...
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Pass-happy Crescent remains unbeaten

Having two players run for more than 100 yards in a single game isn’t necessarily an oddity in Crescent. But having two Tigers break the century mark in receiving yards on one night?. “It’s been a while,” said coach J.L. Fisher. But that’s exactly what happened on...
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County teams eliminated from Class A & B baseball, softball playoffs

All three baseball and two softball teams were eliminated during Class A and B district action last weekend. In Class A baseball, Okarche saw its season come to an end at the hands of Binger-Oney. The Bobcats beat Okarche 9-6 Friday in an elimination game at Amber-Pocasset . Okarche’s season...

Weatherford girls finish in Top 12

EDMOND — The competition Saturday at the Class 4A Pre-State Cross Country Meet was difficult. All the top teams were in attendance Saturday at Edmond Santa Fe High School. Weatherford finished 12th with 263 total points, just 15 points behind Bridge Creek and 19 points behind Cascia Hall. Weatherford...

Chickasha 42, Weatherford 28

Jackson Blackmon — eight carries, 91 yards Stone Chism — 16 carries, 66 yards, one touchdown Victor Garcia — two carries, seven yards, one touchdown Nick Jett — one carry, four yards Reece Villines — three carries, (18) yards. Passing. Reece Villines — 17-28, 219...

Rivalry game headlines Homecoming 2022

Homecoming 2022 will feature a western Oklahoma rival Friday night at Weatherford High School, as the Eagles host Woodward. The two schools, have met every year since 2004, with Weatherford holding a 14-4 series lead in those games and a 19-9 series lead overall. The games since 2004 have been both district and non-district games.

Coach sees improvements with team in Friday night’s game

CHCKASHA — Sometimes the greatest success on the football field isn’t shown on the scoreboard. In Friday night’s game at Chickasha, yes, Weatherford lost 42-28. However, the team showed improvement in the running game and coaches were encouraging players after the game to continue to work hard because they were closer this night than previous nights.

Weatherford finishes 2-2 at conference tournament

TUTTLE — Weatherford’s volleyball team finished the conference tournament this past weekend with a 2-2 record overall. The Lady Eagled faced Elgin and Chickasha Friday in pool play, dropping a match 2-0 to Elgin and beating Chickasha 2-0. Saturday, Weatherford beat Clinton 2-1 in the silver bracket semifinal, then lost to Blanchard, 2-0, in the final.

Canadian County gets second half of stimulus funds

Canadian County recently received the second half of its COVID-19 pandemic relief allocation. In 2021, Canadian County was awarded $28 million from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). The first half of those funds arrived a few months after the initial award. This June, commissioners spent $6 million of the...

Hydro Hen House: How it all began

“Jeanie,” my husband Leonard said to me one morning. “I think you should go to coffee with me at Quick Shop today.”. My husband and I moved to Hydro in May, 2010. Leonard, known as Len or Pete, had quickly discovered the coffee mornings and afternoons that took place at Hydro’s Quick Shop Gas and Convenience store.

Mitchell and Palmer Earn Bulldogs of the Week

WEATHERFORD, Okla. – Jameon Mitchell and Gerald Palmer (SWOSU Football) have been named the latest Bulldogs of the Week. This award is brought to you by Wright Wradio, the official partner of SWOSU Athletics for both livestream and radio. Mitchell (Paris, Texas) had a career day to lead the...

SWOSU gains rivalry victory against NWOSU

On a Friday night which featured SWOSU volleyball feeding off the lively crowd, the Bulldogs picked up a 3-1 rivalry victory against Northwestern Oklahoma State. The loss is the Rangers’ first in GAC play, while the Bulldogs remain unbeaten at home. The win moves SWOSU to 3-2 in league...

Through a new lens: a history of vision

The city of Weatherford is home to the oldest running business within its field. The optometry business, True Vision, was first established in 1899. The city of Weatherford was established in 1898, making the business only one year younger than the city. “I would challenge anybody to find an older...