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Tornado Fest | The Southwest Chronicle

CHICKASHA – The place else are you able to go and listen to 50 bands over three days on the low, low value of $50?. Properly, the reply is at this weekend’s Tornado Fest, held Friday, Saturday and Sunday on the Muscle Automobile Ranch on this Grady County metropolis.
CHICKASHA, OK
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UPDATE: Caddo County fire burns over 4,700 acres

CADDO COUNTY, Okla. (KSWO) - Comanche County Emergency Management released new information on the fire which broke out in Caddo County near the Comanche County line on Monday. Officials said the fire burned around 4,700 acres. Thankfully nobody was injured and there’s no known damage to structures. Around 235...
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Excessive Monster Truck Summer season Nationals at Grady County Fairgrounds

CHICKASHA – Prepare for the 2022 Excessive Monster Truck Summer season Nationals, held on the Grady County Fairgrounds this weekend. Excessive-flying, car-crushing motion begins 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, with a 2 p.m. matinee on Sunday. This occasion options among the world’s greatest and baddest vans as they compete for $30,000 in money.
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Woman O’s return eight starters for brand spanking new season

ELGIN – A mixture of seasoned veterans and younger gamers ought to push the Woman Owls softball staff to better heights this season, head coach Levi Garrett mentioned. Extra pitching depth and better staff pace may additionally assist Elgin enhance on its 18-22 document from the 2021 season that ended with a regional match loss to eventual Class 4A state runner-up Tuttle.
ELGIN, OK
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Assessor’s Workplace earns an ideal rating on the State Audit

LAWTON – The Comanche County Assessor’s workplace acquired notification just lately that it earned an ideal rating on its 2019 audit. In line with Comanche County Assessor Grant Edwards, that is the third consecutive yr Comanche County has acquired an ideal rating. The Oklahoma Tax Fee conducts the “Efficiency Audit Findings and the Closing Statistical Evaluation of Gross sales.” Edwards stated the audit consists of 20 totally different areas for analysis, for a most of 275 factors. The audit is roughly a seven-month course of. Edwards attributes the outcomes to his staff, saying they labored diligently all yr lengthy to uphold the best requirements. “This degree of efficiency wouldn’t be attainable with out extremely certified people who show great dedication to doing one of the best job attainable. I’m very proud to serve Comanche County with such an awesome group of individuals,” he stated.
COMANCHE COUNTY, OK
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Medicine Park proposed lodging tax

LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - The town of Medicine Park is hoping to increase their lodging tax by two percent to help fund certain infrastructures and street projects. Medicine Park Mayor, Dr. Roger Johnson has says the city is in the process of these upgrades, but the town needs more money.
MEDICINE PARK, OK
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Rush Springs watermelon pageant | The Southwest Chronicle

RUSH SPRINGS – The nice custom of the annual Watermelon Competition is upon us once more, this Saturday, Aug. thirteenth at Jeff Davis Park. This pageant – which has taken place since 1948, and attracts 1000’s of festivalgoers every year – celebrates the push of native, seasonal watermelons with watermelon-themed actions, carnival rides and family-friendly leisure.
RUSH SPRINGS, OK
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Two killed in Sunday morning crash in Caddo County

CADDO COUNTY (KOKH) — Two people were killed in an accident on Sunday morning in Caddo County. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol said 45-year-old Benjamin Horse of Anadarko was driving southbound on State Route 9 when his vehicle left the roadway and struck a guardrail just before 8:30 a.m. The...
CADDO COUNTY, OK
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Thunder in Tornado Alley returns to the Grady County Fair

 The Grady County Fair, set for August 25-27 will light up with thunder and smoke on Friday and Saturday with the Outlaw Truck and Tractor Pulling event.  Set in the 3,000 seat open air rodeo arena, the monster trucks and tractors will shake the ground when they fire up to do their pull.
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Officials Release New Information On Grady Co. Deputy Shooting, Woman Charged

Investigators have released more details about a barricaded subject in Grady County Friday afternoon. The incident left a Grady Co. Deputy and civilian with gunshot wounds. Grady County Undersheriff Gary Boggess said the incident began the night before. Rachel Clay and the civilian shot had met the night before, but it wasn’t until Friday morning that she began acting irrationally.
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