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Free Mobile Clinic at SWOSU Weatherford in mid-July

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A free non-profit mobile clinic will be in Weatherford next month to deliver high-quality dental, vision, and medical care to underserved and uninsured individuals. The remote area medical clinic will offer services free of charge and I.D. is not required. The event will be held on the SWOSU Weatherford campus July 13th and 14th. Officials say the clinic parking lot will open no later than 12am Saturday, July 13th. Ticket distribution typically begins around 3am, and patients will be seen in chronological order according to their ticket number when clinic doors open at 6am. The process will repeat on Sunday, July 14th.

Accident in Clinton

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A California man was last listed in critical condition at OU Medical Center following an accident on westbound Interstate 40 2 miles east of Clinton yesterday. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says 50 year old Jant Pannell was driving his motorcycle in the left lane and was contacted by another motorcycle and semi as they tried to pass on the right.

Motorcycle Accident in Clinton

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Two Ripley, Tennessee residents are hospitalized at OU medical center following a motorcycle accident yesterday on Interstate 40 at the 66 mile marker in Clinton. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says 63 year old Joe Garrison is hospitalized and in critical condition. A passenger on the motorcycle, 61 year old Marilyn Garrison was last listed in serious condition. Troopers say Joe Garrison was driving west on I-40 when his motorcycle ran off the side of the interstate and struck a cable barrier, throwing both occupants.

SWOSU's Dr. Randy Curry Appointed to Oklahoma Health Care Authority

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The rural health coordinator for the SWOSU School of Pharmacy in Weatherford has been appointed to the board of the Oklahoma health care authority. As rural health coordinator, Dr. Randy Curry oversees services and staff that provide community based diabetes self-management education and diabetes prevention programs as well as remote medication order processing for critical access hospitals.

Weatherford Mobile Clinic on July 13th & 14th

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A major non-profit provider of mobile clinics delivering free, high-quality, dental, vision and medical care to underserved and uninsured individuals is coming to Weatherford next month. Services available at the remote area medical clinic are free of charge and no id is required. The event will be held July 13th and 14th on the SWOSU campus. The clinic parking lot will open no later than 12am Saturday, July 13th. Ticket distribution typically begins at 3am. Patients will be seen in chronological order according to their ticket number when clinic doors open at 6am. The process will then repeat on Sunday, July 14th.

University Crossings in Weatherford

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An estimated $2.2 Million remodeling project of University Crossings is planned to begin the week of June 24th. Plans filed with the City of Weatherford show that 40 units and the complex office will have remodeling inside and out. Estimated completion time is July of 2020.

Dr. Tim Hubin Named Chair of the Department of Chemistry & Physics at SWOSU Weatherford

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Dr. Tim Hubin has been named to chair the Department of Chemistry & Physics at SWOSU in Weatherford. Hubin has taught at SWOSU for 14 years, where he is a winner of the highest teaching honor, the Bernhardt Academic Excellence Award.

New Dean Of Students at SWOSU Weatherford

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There's a new dean of students on the SWOSU campus in Weatherford. Joshua Engle joins SWOSU from Wisconsin where he spent three years as the associate director of student support & conduct in the dean of students office at the university of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.

Tax Revenue Statistics

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General revenue fund collections in the state of Oklahoma were up 5 million dollars over the estimate for the month of May, according to the office of management and enterprise services. Total collections were just shy of 574 million dollars, a figure that's up 15.3% Over May of 2018. Total collections to the general revenue fund are up 18% above prior year collections.
Locally, the city of Weatherford has also seen an increase in tax revenue, with sales tax increasing every month for a little over two years.

Jiffy Trip Robbery Update

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First degree robbery charges have been filed in Custer county district court and arrest warrant issued against 20 year old Brent Michael Schroder of Okeene, for the April 19th robbery of the Jiffy Trip on north Washington in Weatherford. According to a court affidavit and a statement from Weatherford police, Schroeder allegedly robbed the Jiffy Trip at gunpoint in the early morning hours of April 19th and took approximately 87 dollars in cash from the register. According to the affidavit, Schroeder was arrested on May 6th on unrelated charges and denied having any involvement in the robbery. However, witnesses told Weatherford detectives that Schroeder was responsible for the robbery.