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Florida Man Sentenced In Custer County

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By Mike Smith - Wright Wradio News Director - Published: May 26, 2017

A Florida man has been sentenced this week in Custer County District Court to to a five year prison term for his guilty plea to trafficking illegal drugs. In November, 34 year old O'Neil Jerome Martin of Ft. Lauderdale was found in possession of 19 bundles of marijuana during a traffic stop on Interstate 40 in Clinton. Troopers say the bundles weighed just over 108 pounds.

Clinton Man Dies After Being Struck By Vehicle

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By Mike Smith - Wright Wradio News Director - Published: May 26, 2017

A Clinton man died at an Oklahoma City hospital this week after being struck by a vehicle while walking along a Clinton city street earlier this month. 79 year old Solomon Reed died Wednesday. Reed was struck by the vehicle May 15th.

Plans Moving Forward For Papa John's In Weatherford

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By Mike Smith - Wright Wradio News Director - Published: May 24, 2017

The City of Weatherford has issued a building permit for the new Papa Johns Pizza that will locate at 900 east Main. Plans call for the remodel and add-on of 288 square feet to the former car wash next to Dominos. Papa Johns has plans for a drive thru window. Cost of the project is $150,000.

Summer Classes Offered At SWOSU

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By Mike Smith - Wright Wradio News Director - Published: May 24, 2017

Southwestern Oklahoma State University summer semester classes in Weatherford and Sayre begin Monday, June 5th. Weatherford campus registrar Shamus Moore says late enrollment for 8 week classes continues through une 6th. Four-week classes are also offered in June and July. The deadline to enroll for June courses is June 5th and July 5th for courses that begin in July. Moore says students can enroll at the registrar's office on either the Weatherford or Sayre campuses. Online enrollment is also available through the SWOSU website for students who meet certain criteria.

Tele-Hospialist Program Offered At Sayre Community Hospital

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By Mike Smith - Wright Wradio News Director - Published: May 24, 2017

Sayre hospital patients will soon access a hospital doctor with the touch of a button. Sayre Community Hospital is teaming up with St. Anthony Hospital in Oklahoma City to begin a fully functional tele-hospialist program. Using cameras and monitors, the program allows a pateint in a Sayre hospital bed to consult with a hospital in Oklahoma City.

OASA Announces District Superintendents Of The Year

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By Mike Smith - Wright Wradio News Director - Published: May 24, 2017

The Oklahoma Association of School Administrators have selected 20 school superintendents from across the state as the 2017 OASA District Superintendent of the Year from their respective districts. Of the 20 superintendents, the late Ron Hughes was selected from Burns Flat-Dill City along with Cindy Hackney of Anadarko and Rocky Burchfield of Fairview. The 20 superintendents are eligible for the title of 2017 Oklahoma Superintendent of the Year, which will be announced June 7th. Additionally, the 20 assistant superintendents for their respective districts included Tyler Bridges at Clinton Public Schools.

Food Donations Continues To Roll In

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By Mike Smith - Wright Wradio News Director - Published: May 23, 2017

Final donations from the letter carriers food drive held earlier this month will be announced June 26th. The Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma says while donations continue to roll in, 4,400 pounds of food were collected in Weatherford as part of the event. In Weatherford, donations benefit St. Vincent De Paul and the Weatherford Ministerial Alliance.

Accident In Blaine County Hospitalizes Man

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By Mike Smith - Wright Wradio News Director - Published: May 23, 2017

An accident between two trucks on state highway 51-A near Southard, in Blaine county, yesterday hospitalized one person. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says 43 year old Bryan Sterling Kelley of Perkins was last listed in stable condition at an Enid hospital. Troopers say Kelley was driving north and struck a second truck from behind, then lost control, striking high line poles. The occupants of the second truck were not injured.

Hardy Trial Delayed

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By Mike Smith - Wright Wradio News Director - Published: May 23, 2017

Trial for a Texas man charged with among other things, two counts of first degree murder malice aforethought has been moved to August 1st. Defense attorneys for Jeremy Doss Hardy told the court yesterday that they needed more time to adequately prepare for trial, which had originally been set to begin June 13th. Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty against Hardy who allegedly went on a multi-county shooting spree on Interstate 40 in December 2015, shooting multiple vehicles and killing two motorists. Additionally, the judge in the case has ruled that statements made to law enforcement by Hardy will be admissable at trial.

Dewey County Accident Hospitalizes Woodward Woman

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By Mike Smith - Wright Wradio News Director - Published: May 12, 2017

A Friday night accident on U.S. Highway 60, 8.5 miles east of Vici in Dewey county, hospitalized a Woodward woman. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says 21 year old Zapian Yesenia Rojas was taken by Air Evac helicopter to OU Presbyterian where she was last listed in stable condition. Troopers say Rojas was driving east on U.S. 60 and went left of center striking a westbound semi. The driver of the semi, Paul Eric Whittenburg of Fargo was not injured.