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Weatherford School Board Rescheduled Meeting

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The Weatherford school board of education has rescheduled its meeting that was postponed earlier this week. The board will meet in regular session Thursday evening in the performing arts center beginning at 7pm.

New Weatherford Chamber of Commerce Member Nominations

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The WeatherfordChamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for new chamber board members. It is a nomination process and if the person nominated isn't chosen this year, they will be added to a list for future consideration. Names can be submitted by email to the Weatherford chamber of commerce.

Two Weatherford Businesses for Sale

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Two Weatherford businesses, under the same ownership have closed and are up for sale pursuant to the Oklahoma power of sale act. The sale of Deep Creek Burger and Benchwarmer Brown's Sports Grill will occur December 12th following a mailing of a notice of intent of foreclosure.

Flexoraphic Packaging Division of Kodak includes Weatherford Location

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A leading private equity firm says it has reached an agreement to acquire the flexographic packaging division of Kodak, including the Weatherford location. Montagu will acquire the division. However, no impact is planned on personnel at the Weatherford site. The company sells its products in more than 70 countries worldwide. Montagu intends to work in close partnership with the management team to continue the company's growth.

Ballot Recount of November 6th Election

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A petition has been filed by Beckham county assessor Gayla Gillie seeking a recount of ballots from the November 6th election. A complete, county-wide, manual recount of all ballots has been ordered for the Beckham county assessor race. The recount will be held this Thursday at the Beckham county courthouse beginning at 9am. The last recount of a Beckham county election was in 1990. Unofficial results showed Gillie lost the assessor race to JonathanBeck.

SWOSU Volunteers for Special Olympics

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Nearly 300 freshmen at Southwestern Oklahoma state University in Weatherford plan to participate Saturday in the first ever SWOSU serves, a service learning project that will benefit the SWOSU and several western Oklahoma entities. The freshmen have volunteered to help with 11 different projects--from clean up to painting to a special Olympics event in El Reno. The students will work on the projects from 9-11am.

Clinton Police Chief Retiring

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Clinton police chief DavidCrabtree has announced he is retiring. Crabtree has been with the department for 28 and has been police chief for 12 years. Crabtree says his retirement becomes effective November 5th.

Caddo County Accidet on Interstate 40

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A Weatherford man was hospitalized in good condition early Sunday following a two vehicle accident on interstate 40, 5 miles east of Hydro in Caddo county. The Oklahoma highway patrol says 26 year old Ken Vargas was admitted in good condition after the vehicle he was driving struck the rear of a semi. The Vargas vehicle then struck a cable barrier.

Weatherford City Commission Meeting

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A meeting of the Weatherford city commission will be held tomorrow evening. The commission will meet in executive session and will consider possible action following the executive session. The meeting is planned for 6:30.

Voter Registration Deadlines

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This Friday is the last day to apply for voter registration to be eligible to vote in the November 6th general election and city of Clinton ward 2 city council election. Those who are not registered or need to change their registration can apply by filling out and mailing an Oklahoma voter registration application form in time for it to be postmarked by midnight October 12th.