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Weatherford - High School Cheerleaders have Fundraiser to Support Marching in Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Eight Weatherford High School cheerleaders have qualified to March in this year's Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York city. Spokesperson Melissa Morgan says fundraising efforts are underway. The cost of the trip for each cheerleader is around $3000. The Route 66 Nights event is planned for this Friday night.

Weatherord - Theft at Weatherford High School

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Weatherford police are investigating a June 30th incident at Weatherford High School. Police say a male entered the high school and went through several classrooms, taking numerous items. Police say as the male left the building some of the property was left in the lawn the high school. Anyone with information is urged to call the Weatherford Police Department about the incident.

Weatherford - Ole Fishing Hole Vandalism Update

In a follow-up to a vandalism story we brought you last week at the ole fishing hole in Weatherford, Mayor Mike Brown weighs-in on the recent damage to restrooms at the site. Police Chief Louis Flowers has said the department is patrolling the area in an effort to crack down on the vandalism.

Weatherford - East And West Elementary Update

Officials with Weatherford Public Schools met with parents of East and West Elementary students this week as the district prepares to replace the two schools with brand new buildings. Superintendent Chad Wilson says demolition work is expected to begin soon. Portable units are being set up to hold classes for the new school year while the new schools are being constructed.

Voter Registration Deadline

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The last day to apply for voter registration is August 16th to be eligible to vote in the September 10th special elections in Washita and Beckham counties. Voters in Cordell will decide on a one-cent sales tax increase for Cordell Memorial Hospital. Canute Public Schools, along with Sayre Public Schools in Beckham county, are each seeking passage of bond propositions.

Fema Approves State Request for Disaster Assistance

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The Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved the state's request for public assistance for four additional counties, including Caddo, that were impacted by flooding and severe weather from May 7th to June 9th. 41 Counties were previously approved for public assistance including Custer, Beckham, Blaine, Dewey and Washita. Damage assessments indicate the disaster caused more than $22 million in infrastructure damage, debris and response costs.

Fatality in the Thomas Area of Custer County

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A Dacoma, Oklahoma man is dead following a one vehicle accident early Sunday morning on a Custer county road northwest of Thomas. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says 52 year old Chad Hillman died at the scene after the semi he was driving failed to negotiate a curve and rolled over. Hillman was ejected from the semi during the incident.

Custer County Commissioners Approve Lawter Road Right of Way Forms

On Monday, Custer County Commissioners approved an Oklahoma Department of Transportation form surrounding the securing of additional right of way for the Lawter Road project, says Commissioner Kurt Hamburger. The acquisition of six more right of way needs to occur along with the purchase of a house before the project can begin.

Clinton Chamber Events

Some new events are coming up for the Clinton Chamber of Commerce says president Julie Caldwell. The retail committee is also working on different upcoming events.

Clinton School Board Meeting Canceled

A special meeting of the Clinton School Board of Education scheduled for yesterday evening was canceled. Superintendent Kevin Hime says the board had planned to consider calling for a bond election for district upgrades. Hime says with additional questions arising, he says it would be best to delay the meeting. Hime says it will likely be 2020 before a bond issue is brought before district voters.