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Custer County District Court - Brooks Kidnapping & Robbery

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Two counts each of first degree robbery and kidnapping have been filed in Custer County District Court against a Clinton man. Court records show 26 year old Johnny O'Neal Brooks allegedly played a role in the August 30th kidnapping, beating and robbery of two 21 year old men in Clinton. Brooks allegedly met the men in the Bar-S parking lot. The two men were driven by another person to Glenn Smith Road and East Modelle Avenue in Clinton where they were allegedly beaten by several people. A cell phone and truck keys were reportedly taken from one of victims during the incident.

State Senator Howard Says Quartz Mountain Work Needed

State Senator Brent Howard says he believes finances still look strong overall for the coming legislative year. Senator Howard says he is hoping to be able to funnel some money to Quartz Mountain in southwest Oklahoma. Senator Howard says it's estimated about $6 million of deferred maintenance and repairs have not occurred at Quartz Mountain over the past 11 years.

Weatherford - Lucas Town Hall

Lots of discussion during a town hall meeting with congressman Frank Lucas in Weatherford over the concept of the potential impeachment of President Trump. Congressman Lucas says while speaker Nancy Pelosi likely has the votes for an impeachment resolution, he believes the process will play out over several months. Congressman Lucas will wrap up town hall meetings with stops at city hall in Elk City at and at the Washita Battlefield in Cheyenne.

Clinton - Anthony Moore Announces Candidacy

A Clinton resident says he plans to seek the state house seat currently held by Harold Wright of Weatherford. Anthony Moore says he will seek the seat when State Representative Wright term limits from office. Moore made the comments during an economic development meeting in Weatherford Wednesday. However, candidates are not official until they file for the seat. The filing period for the seat will be next April with the state election board.

Weatherford - Commerce Tour

Weatherford Economic Development Director Yolanda Creswell says the Department of Commerce will tour Weatherford later this month. Officials with the Department of Commerce had planned to tour Weatherford last month, but had to reschedule.

Weatherford - KFC Demolition Permit Granted

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The city of Weatherford has issued a demolition permit for the former Kentucky Fried Chicken building on Washington street in an effort to make way for a planned Burger King establishment. However, official plans for the new fast food restaurant have not yet been filed with the city.

Washita County District Court - Kimberlin Plea

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A Dill City man has pleaded no contest to a charge of first degree rape in Washita County District Court. 41 Year old Patrick John Kimberlin allegedly committed the offense against a woman at a Dill City home in July 2018. Sentencing will occur November 8th following completion of a pre-sentence investigation.

Clinton - School Threat Investigation

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Following an investigation, Clinton police found no threat against Clinton Pubic Schools after an investigation over the weekend that could be interpreted as being a possible threat against the district. However, police say the investigation revealed that a student's social media post was copied, altered and modified by another person, and then reposted to social media. The original social media post by the student never contained anything that would be considered a threat. Police say all of those involved are juveniles and no further information will be released. The case will be forwarded to the office of the district attorney for final review once the investigation is complete.

Caddo County - Fort Cobb School Threat Charge

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The Caddo County Sheriff's Office says one charge was filed last week in Caddo County District Court in relation to threats against Fort Cobb-Broxton schools. The threats forced closure of the school for one day. The Sheriff's office says authorities continue to monitor the incident, but so far, there is not enough evidence to proceed with any additional charges.

Beckham County - Double Fatality Near Erick

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Two people were killed in a vehicle-semi accident Saturday on Interstate 40, six miles west of Erick in Beckham county. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says 26 year old Chelsey Bradshaw and a 3 year old child, both of Lake Charles, Louisiana, died at the scene of the collision. Troopers say Bradshaw was driving eastbound in the westbound lane and struck the semi head-on. The driver of the semi, 44 year old Heather Stuart of Pharr, Texas, was treated and released from Great Plains Regional Medical Center in Elk City.