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Cushing Prison Inmate Accused Of Punching Guard In Face

An inmate in the Cimarron Correctional Facility was charged this week with repeatedly punching a guard in the face on July 20 until a response team at the Cushing private prison subdued the defendant.

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Pawnee County Accident Injures 2, Kills 1

Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported an accident yesterday at approximately 4:04 (p.m.). The accident happened on County Road 3600 and County Road 5200 (1 mile West and 2.2 miles North of Maramec) in Pawnee County. Apparently the 2006 Ford driven by Paul Wayne Watson (49) of Maramec failed to yield to a Freight Train.

Cushing Police and Fire Department Reports 8/28/14 - 8/29/14

Cushing Police and Fire Department Reports 8/28/14 - 8/29/14

Ex-bookkeeper Ordered To Pay $10,792 Restitution For Embezzlement

A former bookkeeper for Cars Run has been ordered to pay $10,792 restitution for embezzlement during a two-month period while she was employed at the Perkins business in 2012.  

Captured Escapee Due In Court Friday

A convicted drug offender who escaped from a deputy and was captured three days later in Stillwater has been ordered to appear in court Friday.

Ex-deputy Gets 30-Day Jail Term For Joyriding

Former Payne County Sheriff's Deputy Dan Gwin, who was charged with unauthorized use of a Stillwater man's motorcycle last summer, has been given a 30-day jail term on a reduced charge of misdemeanor joyriding, court records show.

Cushing Police and Fire Department Reports 8/27/14 - 8/28/14

  Cushing Police and Fire Department Reports 8/27/14 - 8/28/14

Host Families Needed in Cushing Area

Host Families Needed in Cushing Area Nacel Open Door Coordinator Pam Boyett is putting out a call to families in the Cushing area interested in becoming a host family for high school foreign exchange students.  Boyett said the deadline is quickly approaching to find host families or welcome families for over 20 students for the 2014-2015 school year.

Department Of Public Safety Officials Encourage Safety For The Labor Day Weekend

 Department of Public Safety officials encourage safety for the Labor Day Weekend as troopers participate in two nation-wide safety campaigns. “Operation C.A.R.E.” (Combined Accident Reduction Effort) and “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” began Friday, August 15th and will conclude September 3rd, 2014.

Lions Club Holds Regular Tuesday Meeting

Lions Club Holds Regular Tuesday Meeting Jim Pickard, President of the local Cushing Chapter of Lions Club International, called his meeting to order today at 12:15 p.m. The agenda started with song and pledge by Lion Jerry Snider. This was followed by prayer requests for local families along with prayer by Russ Thurman.

Cushing Police and Fire Department Reports 8/26/14 - 8/27/14

Cushing Police and Fire Department Reports 8/26/14 - 8/27/14

State Highway 33 And Oak Grove Road Accident Produces A Fatality

State Highway 33 And Oak Grove Road Accident Produces A Fatality According to Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports, Monday afternoon at 3:03 p.m. an accident occurred at State Highway 33 and Oak Grove Road (5 miles east of Cushing) in Payne County.  

Cushing Man Jailed On Drumright Burglary Charge

A Cushing man was charged Monday with breaking into a house in rural Drumright in Payne County by pulling off a screen, opening a window and entering, all on Aug. 15.



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Cushing Public Schools Breakfast And Lunch Menus For Week Of September 1, 2014

Cushing Public Schools Breakfast And Lunch Menus For Week Of September 1, 2014 Here are the breakfast and lunch menus for the kids returning from Labor Day.

Girl Scout Recruitment Rally and Food Drive Scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 4th

Girl Scout Recruitment Rally and Food Drive Scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 4th A Girl Scout rally and food drive will be held Thursday, Sept. 4th at the Girl Scout hut in Cushing Memorial Park. Girls and adults who want to be involved in Girl Scouts, the largest girl-led organization in the world, are invited to attend from 6:30 - 8 p.m. to learn more about Girl Scouts.

Gabriel Marshall To Join John Cooper At This Month's Third (Fourth) Thursday At The CCC

Gabriel Marshall To Join John Cooper At This Month's Third (Fourth) Thursday At The CCC John Cooper of the Red Dirt Rangers will be joined this Thursday August 28, 2014 by Gabriel Marshall of The Damn Quails for this month's Third (Fourth) Thursday at the Cushing Country Club. The show begins at 7 p.m.

There's Quilters Among Us Quilt Show Slated for Sept. 5th & 6th

There's Quilters Among Us Quilt Show Slated for Sept. 5th & 6th The Piecemakers of Cushing Quilt Guild is sponsoring a quilt show "There's Quilters Among Us" Sept. 5th and 6th at the Cushing Youth Center, 700 S. Little, in Cushing.  Open Friday, Sept. 5th from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Saturday, Sept. 6th from 10 a.m.  to 4 p.m.  Admission fee $5, children under 12 get in free when accompanied by an adult.

Dangerous Motors Announces Sponsorship Of Country Group LiveWire

August 20, 2014 - Dangerous Motors is pleased to announce the sponsorship of Way Out West Records' Country group, LiveWire. The Cushing, Oklahoma based company recently completely rebuilt and customized a red 1967 GTO belonging to LiveWire's lead singer, Andy Eutsler, and it is featured in the music video for the band's latest single, "Drivin' You Outta My Mind."

River Of Life Christian Center Talent Show

River Of Life Christian Center Talent Show The River of Life Christian Center, located at 521 E. Broadway, Drumright, Ok will be holding a talent show on Sunday, August 24, 2014. The talent show will begin at 6:00 p.m.

August Lunch & Learn At Hillcrest Hospital Of Cushing

Hillcrest Hospital of Cushing is hosting August's Lunch & Learn on Wednesday, August 13, 2014 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the Auxillary Education Room, 1027 E. Cherry.

New Cushing Alumni Officers Announced

New Cushing Alumni Officers Announced CHS Alumni members met Tuesday evening in the Alumni Hall to elect the next group of officers who are now tasked with taking care of alumni business and the planning of the 2015 All Class Reunion that is traditionally held annually on Memorial Day Weekend.

Lions Holds Regular Tuesday Meeting

Lions Holds Regular Tuesday Meeting Jim Pickard, President of the local Cushing Chapter of Lions Club International, called his meeting to order today at 12:13 p.m. The agenda started with song and pledge By Lion Jerry Snider. This was followed by prayer requests and a prayer led by Lion Russ Thurman and an introduction of guests.

LoveINC in Need of Food Pantry Donations

LoveINC in Need of Food Pantry Donations According to Amy Jones, Executive Director of LoveINC, the Food Pantry at LoveInc is "extremely low" due to a large increase in need.  Jones is requesting the help of citizens, churches and civic organizations to replenish depleted stocks of needed food and toiletry items.

New Students Can Learn About Becoming Meridian Made Before School Begins At Orientation Scheduled For August 12

New Students Can Learn About Becoming Meridian Made Before School Begins At Orientation Scheduled For August 12 New students attending Meridian Technology Center have the chance to get a jump-start on becoming Meridian Made on August 12 with New Student Orientation.

Practical Nursing Students Graduate From Meridian Technology Center

Practical Nursing Students Graduate From Meridian Technology Center Practical Nursing students from Meridian Technology Center were recently recognized for completing their career training.