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Repairs for Purcell bridge ahead of schedule
Repairs for the US-77/State Highway 39 bridge connecting Lexington and Purcell are ahead of schedule, ODOT officials said Thursday.
Rep. Bobby Cleveland toured the bridge Thursday with several Oklahoma Department of Transportation and Slaughterville officials.
ODOT Chief Engineer Casey Shell walked everyone through the chain of events leading to the closure of the bridge, which is scheduled to open June 14. The contractors working on the bridge will receive incentives if the bridge is completed before that date or penalties for every day after June 14.
Drought continues but improving
Needed moisture will return this spring to Garfield County and this area, says NWS
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Jackson won’t run again for House seat
Jackson, R-Enid, could run for another two-year term, but said he looks forward to “the next chapter” of his professional career.
ERDA releases first step in regional water plan
Enid Regional Development Alliance has released the framework and mission statement for a months-long study that will set the region’s water agenda.
Anadarko tops Ada in tense Class 4A State Tournament win
A relentless Anadarko defense and the offensive firepower of junior Ashley Beatty proved too much to overcome for an Ada High girls team that had a gold ball in its sights.
Gabi becomes youngest champ at chili cook-off
In the end, the sparkling eyes, the ear-to-ear grin framed by blonde hair and the pre-schooler’s cheery voice beckoning grownups to try her entry proved a winning combination.
And, oh, the chili wasn’t bad, either.
Thomsen: State would benefit from film crew revenues
A state senator and representative were guests in Ada at a Chamber of Commerce legislative luncheon at the Pontotoc Technology Center Friday.
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