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Livestock auction lends a helping hand
After taking a direct hit by the now record-breaking, killer tornado, Oklahoma City West Livestock Market has been offered a soft place to land and get back on its feet.
City calls for sales tax vote
Woodward City Commissioners set an election date to ask voters to approve a penny's worth of sales taxes for the next 15 years.
Sharon-Mutual bond issue vote June 11
Voters in the Sharon-Mutual School District will have an opportunity to vote for a bond issue designed to not only improve the quality of education for school children but also to ensure their safety, said Sharon-Mutual Superintendent Jeff Thompson.
Woodward grad’s movie to premiere June 15
Bryan Dick found his passion for screenwriting when he was a freshman at Woodward High School.
High Plains bringing back small business program
Before delving into business Monday evening, High Plains Technology Center Superintendent Dwight Hughes briefed the board on the impact recent storms have had on other technology centers, namely El Reno's.
Storm chasing critical, dangerous
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — While most people take shelter when a tornado approaches, a growing throng heads for the prairies, be they scientists hoping to protect the public from a twister's fury or amateurs armed with little more than a smartphone, a digital camera and a desire to sell 15 seconds of video to the nightly news.
County approves request for transmission line extension
A request for permitting from Oklahoma Gas and Electric to proceed with plans for the extension of new transmission lines that will cross some Woodward County roads was approved by County Commissioners Monday at their weekly meeting.
Tornado kills star storm chasers
Three storm-chaser stars for the Discovery Channel were among 13 people killed in tornadoes and flooding in the nation's heartland over the weekend, authorities reported Sunday.
Cleanup goes on as storms move toward East Coast
EL RENO, Okla. (AP) — A violent weather system that claimed 12 lives in Oklahoma and Arkansas amid tornadoes and flash floods gave way to clearing skies as the storms trekked toward the East Coast on Sunday.
Commission to discuss budget, sales tax election
To prepare for the upcoming new Fiscal Year, Woodward City Commission will take action Monday night on a proposed $43.2 million budget.
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