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Stafford Museum Honoring Lynne Thurman

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The Stafford Air & Space museum in Weatherford says it will name its new conference room after former executive director Lynne Thurman, who died Saturday. Thurman served for four years as executive director at the museum from 2006-2010.

SWOSU Ranked For Best Online Bachelor's Programs

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According to U.S. News & World report, Southwestern OklahomaState University in Weatherford is the highest-ranked Oklahoma regional university in the 2019 edition of the best online bachelor's programs in the united states. SWOSU is ranked 102nd in the nation among the 367 universities that offer online degree bachelor's programs that were assessed by U.S. News & world report. Only seven universities in Oklahoma made the rankings. To be considered, the bachelor's programs have to be totally online. SWOSU offers two totally online programs, health information management and nursing. It marks the second consecutive year that SWOSU has been highest-ranked among Oklahoma regional universities in the rankings.

SWOSU Awarded

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Southwestern OklahomaState University in Weatherford has been awarded another accreditation of its business programs. The accreditation council for business schools and programs baccalaureate/graduate degree board of commissioners recently notified SWOSU officials about the new accreditation. The accreditation certifies that the teaching and learning processes for the business programs offered through the EverettDobson school of business & technology at SWOSU meet the rigorous educational standards established by the ACBSP.

 

Oklahoma Premier Undergraduate Research Fair

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Southwestern OklahomaState University will host Oklahoma's premier undergraduate research fair in 2019. The 20th annual Oklahoma research day will be held march 8th on the Weatherford campus. Organizers are expecting nearly 1000 students and faculty from universities and colleges around the state. Events will be held at both the Pioneer Cellular Event Center and Wellness Center on the SWOSU campus.

SWOSU Assessment Center Awarded

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The assessment center Southwestern OklahomaState University in Weatherford has been awarded certification by the national college testing association. The certification is effective for five years. SWOSU is one of only eight Oklahoma colleges and universities that have certified testing centers. The SWOSU assessment center serves as a clearinghouse for students wishing to take advanced standing examinations, course placement examinations and register for testing of national tests.

Alliance health Clinton gets new Equipment

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Alliance Health-Clinton has recently acquired a new, state of the art ultrasound machine. Officials say the machine has the best digital imaging and display available. Chief executive officer LandonHise says it will aid the work of the newest cardiologist at Alliance Health-Clinton. Hise says having the machine allows the hospital to stay on the cutting edge of medical technology.

First Medical Marijuana Dispensary

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The city of Weatherford has granted its first permit for a medical marijuana dispensary in the city. City officials say the permit was issued Thursday at a location in the 1000 block of East Davis.

Cordell City Engineering Study

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Cordell city council this week approved a contract with cardinal engineering to provide an engineering study for a water line replacement project. City administrator J.C. Moser says the city has been considering the loan/grant program through USDA. However, Moser says USDA officials cannot be reached to get more details on the program because of the government shutdown. Mayor Bob Plummer says another option the city can explore is a community development block grant. City officials say the engineering study will cost the city $17,500.

 

 

Sales Tax renewal Approved

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Voters in Washita county approved a county-wide sales tax renewal at the ballot box Tuesday. Voters gave the issue nearly 81% support. 40% of the sales tax funds will be earmarked for the Washita county justice center.

 

Attempted Robbery in Weatherford

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Weatherford police are investigating an attempted robbery Saturday. Police detective Chris Cote says 3 people wearing masks knocked on the door of an apartment in the 600 block of west Oklahoma. An occupant opened the door and the 3 armed subjects entered the residence and pointed weapons at two of the victims inside. The three subjects did not demand anything but had asked for an ounce of marijuana. The subjects looked around the apartment before leaving the residence without taking anything. No injuries occurred during the incident. No arrests have been made.