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Fatal Accident in Caddo County

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One person is dead and two others are hospitalized following a three vehicle accident on eastbound Interstate 40 near Hydro yesterday. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says 44 year old Darwina Clark of Clinton was a passenger in a vehicle that was struck from behind by a pickup truck, which caused the vehicle to leave the roadway and travel into a ditch. The driver, 41 year old Shenandoah Thompson of Hydro is hospitalized in critical condition. The driver of the pickup truck, 55 year old Guadalupe Martinez of Hammon, exited the truck and was struck by another pickup truck. Martinez is also hospitalized in critical condition.

SWOSU Honor Roll

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A total of 1403 students have been named to honor rolls at Southwestern Oklahoma State University for academic work during the 2019 spring semester on the Weatherford and Sayre campuses. 629 Students were named to the president's honor roll, and 774 students made the dean's honor roll.

Fatal Accident in Washita County

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A New Mexico woman is dead following an accident in Washita county on Wednesday involving a car and two semis. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says 70 year old Greta Cox of Albuquerque died at the scene of the crash on Interstate 40, one mile north of Canute. Troopers say the Cox vehicle and a semi were stopped in traffic due to a lane closure and construction. O.H.P. says a second semi traveling west on I-40 struck both the Cox vehicle and the stopped semi.

Weatherford SWOSU Summer Classes to Begin

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Southwestern Oklahoma State university summer semester classes in Weatherford and Sayre begin Monday, June 3rd. Enrollment for eight-week classes will continue through June 5th. Four-week classes are also offered in June and July. The deadline to enroll for June courses is June 4th, while July 2nd is the deadline for courses that begin in July.

Swosu Success Center gets a New Name

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The new student success center at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford has a new name: The Dawg L.A.I.R., which stands for learning, advancement, innovation and retention. The lab is currently being constructed in Parker Hall. Dr. Veronica Mcgowan is the director of the center.

Pursuit in Washita County

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The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says one person is in custody following a pursuit on Interstate 40 in Washita County yesterday that ended with a tactical vehicle intervention maneuver at the 50 mile marker. Captain Brad Neidy says no injuries occurred during the pursuit. However, no other information has been released surrounding the incident.

Accident in Blaine County

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An Oklahoma City man is hospitalized in stable condition at O.U. Medical Center following a two vehicle accident on U.S. 270 in Blaine County near Greenfield. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says 44 year old Vidal Palma-Flores was injured when the vehicle he was driving struck the rear of a semi that had slowed to make a turn.

Weatherford Schools Public Meeting

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Weatherford schools Superintendent Chad Wilson says district officials met with parents of East and West elementary students last night to lay out the plan for students next year as the district gears up for construction of new East and West elementary buildings. Wilson says school officials also detailed plans for drop-off and pickup of students. He says a second meeting is planned for August.

Weatherford Demolition Plans; Future Hotel

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The city of Weatherford has granted a demolition permit at 401 South Washington, known as the former Delbert Lindsay property. Demolition plans filed with the city indicates future construction of a 4 story hotel. However, construction plans for the hotel have not yet been filed with the city.

Oklahoma Unemployment Rates Down by County

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Unemployment rates are down over the year for most counties in Oklahoma for the month of March. The Oklahoma employment security commission says Dewey county had the second lowest jobless rate in the state at 1.9%. Custer county fell by two-tenths of a percent to 2.4%. Beckham county also had a decline of two-tenths of a percent to 2.6%. Washita county unemployment fell by a half-percent to an even 3%.