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Ribbon Cutting for Dr. Marshall Huser Family Medicine

 

Weatherford Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for Dr. Marshall Huser Family Medicine on Tuesday. Huser grew up in Weatherford and says several reasons were behind his decision to move back and open his practice, including his family.

Huser says his practice has been open in Weatherford for nearly seven months.

 

Community Action Plan in Elk City Continues

 

Work continues on the community action plan in Elk City. City manager Lee Litterell says architects are completing the final draft for the master plan, which will then be taken to city commissioners and the public for review. Litterell says the city will seek an extension of a current sales tax to fund the plan.

 

Litterell says while the sales tax doesn't expire until 2023, the city will likely seek an election for the extension of the tax this year to allow for planning to begin.

 

 

SWOSU Drug Take Back Event

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Unwanted prescriptions or over-the-counter medications that are no longer needed can be disposed at a drug take back event today on the Weatherford campus of Southwestern OklahomaState University. The event will be held outside of the memorial student center by the clock tower from 10 until 2.

Ribbon Cutting for Dr. Marshall Huser Family Medicine

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The Weatherford chamber of commerce will have a ribbon cutting this afternoon for Dr. Marshall Huser Family Medicine on legacy drive. The ribbon cutting is planned for today at 1:00.

Camp Invention at Stafford Air & Space Museum

 

Camp invention is returning to the Stafford Air and Space Museum this summer. Assistant director Chaney Larson says there will be two sessions, with one entitled "fast forward", and the other called "epic."

 

Larsen says camp invention is for children entering kindergarten through sixth grade, with the first session running June 25th through 29th and the second session is July 16th through 20th. Children can participate in one or both sessions. Parents can register online at camp invention.org.

 

 

SWOSU Sayre Commencement May 3rd

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Southwestern OklahomaState University at Sayre will have its commencement May 3rd. University officials say the speaker for the evening will be family practice physician Wade T. McCoy from the Gilbert medical center in Bethany. The ceremony will be held in the Sayre public school auditorium beginning at 7pm.

Members Inducted into SWOSU PLC Class

 

The 12th annual presidents leadership class was held last night on the Weatherford campus of Southwestern Oklahoma State University. Former legislator, and current president of corporate development for the Chickasaw nation, Dan Boren, spoke about leadership to the incoming class of 2017-18.

 

17 members were inducted into the 12th P-L-C class at SWOSU. They include; Zachary Kincanon of Weatherford, Devyn Metcalf and Brendan Harrison of elk city, Ashlyn Murray and Leticia Ortiz of Clinton.

 

 

 

 

Victims Identified in Bessie Incident

 

The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation says two people were found dead inside a home in Bessie Sunday night. OSBISpecial Agent Adam Whitney says law enforcement went to the residence after it was reported that someone was shot inside the home. Whitney says 23-year-old Ciara Dawn Sloan and 27-year-old Tyler Scott Sloan have been identified as the victims who were found dead inside the 7th street home.

Whitney says the OSBI is not searching for any suspects related to the incident.

 

Fire Personnel Continue to Make Headway on Rhea Fire

 

Fire officials say the Rhea Wildfire in Dewey County has burned just under 287,000 acres and is 74% contained. Custer County Emergency Management Director Mike Galloway told county commissioners yesterday officials are still assessing damages as a result of the fire that affected much of Dewey County.

Anyone affected by the Rhea Fire is encouraged to visit the multi-agency resource center to learn about available resources. It is located at the Dewey County Fairgrounds from 9-11 Tuesday morning.

 

Hinton Recognized as 22nd Safest City

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The town of Hinton has been recognized as the 22nd safest city in the nation. That's according to a report from the website safewise.com, an independent review site that analyzes the most recent FBI crime report to determine the 100 safest cities in America in 2018.