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Cushing Board of Commissioners to Hold Regular Monthly Meeting Monday, July 21st

Several purchases will be reviewed and possibly approved at the regular monthly meeting of the Cushing Board of Commissioners, 7 p.m. Monday, July 21, 2014, including computers, bunker gear for Cushing Fire Department and special service pickup truck for the Cushing Police Department.This meeting is open to the public.

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Ripley Man Charged With Third Drunk Driving Offense

 A Ripley man with two prior misdemeanor drunk driving convictions was charged today with drunk driving as a felony on July 11 in a case investigated by Cushing police. 

Cushing Man Jailed On Meth Charge

A Cushing man was arraigned today from the Payne County Jail where he was being held on $7,500 bail on a charge of possessing a crystalline substance that field-tested positive as the controlled drugs, methamphetamine, Xanax and Valium on Sunday. 

American Red Cross Issues Urgent Call For Blood Donors

American Red Cross Issues Urgent Call For Blood Donors The American Red Cross is facing a looming blood shortage, leading to an urgent need for donors of all blood types to roll up a sleeve and give.

Cushing Police and Fire Department Reports 7/21/14 - 7/22/14

Cushing Police and Fire Department Reports 7/21/14 - 7/22/14

Blood Drive Tuesday July 22nd (2014)

Blood Drive Tuesday July 22nd (2014) Cushing Police and Fire Departments located at 211 W Main, are holding a blood drive on Tuesday, July 22nd (2014 ). The Blood Drive is expected to run from 1 (p.m.) to 5 (p.m.) with The Oklahoma Blood Institute (Mobile Drive) on hand. The Oklahoma Blood Institute is working in connection with Cushing Police and Firefighters.

Cushing Police and Fire Department Reports 7/18/14 - 7/22/14

Cushing Police and Fire Department Reports 7/18/14 - 7/22/14

Judge Finds Insufficient Evidence To Hold Drumright Man For Trial Death Of Wife

A judge has ruled that insufficient evidence was presented at a first-degree manslaughter preliminary hearing to order a trial for a Drumright man who was accused of driving a pickup pulling a single-axle trailer and dragging his wife while she was hooked to the underside of the trailer in Collinsville.

What Is Happening This Weekend

What Is Happening This Weekend Are you looking for something to do this weekend?  Here are a few things you may be interested in.  Whether it's concerts, canning, comedy, shopping or something to do with the kids, here are some suggestions.

Cushing Police and Fire Department Reports 7/17/14 - 7/18/14

Cushing Police and Fire Department Reports 7/17/14 - 7/18/14

Perkins Man Gets Jail Term On Gun Charge Reduced From Felony To Misdemeanor

A Perkins man who was originally charged with pointing a 9 mm pistol at his girlfriend's head has pleaded guilty to a reduced misdemeanor charge of discharging a firearm in a public place. 

Hillcrest Hospital Cushing Purchases New Ultrasound For Emergency Room

Hillcrest Hospital Cushing Purchases New Ultrasound For Emergency Room Dr. Alexei Prytkov arrived at Hillcrest Hospital Cushing as the new Director of the Emergency Department.  Upon his arrival, he was surprised that the Emergency Department did not have an up-to-date ultrasound.

CRH Foundation Purchase SpectraLink Phones To Improve Patient Care

CRH Foundation Purchase SpectraLink Phones To Improve Patient Care Each year, Enbridge Energy Corporation donates $10,000 to CRH Foundation to purchase needed equipment for the Hospital.  It seems like Christmas as employees decide on what is the most needed to improve patient care. 



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July County Luncheon Slated for Tuesday, July 29th in Shawnee

July County Luncheon Slated for Tuesday, July 29th in Shawnee Hillcrest Hospital Cushing is hosting a County Luncheon in Shawnee, Okla. to give an update and review on the Transitions Unit at HHC.  The free luncheon will allow those attending to meet Transitions staff and ask questions about the program.Those interested in attending need to RSVP at 918-225-8498 or email Kerri Marks at kmarks@hillcrest.com

Tickets on Sale Now for Music Man Jr. in Cushing

Tickets on Sale Now for Music Man Jr. in Cushing Over 30 local students (grades 3 through 8) are set to perform "Music Man Jr." at the Cushing Community Theatre, Aug. 1 - Aug. 3.  Lead roles, Harold Hill and Marian Paroo, will be played by 16 year old Brian Johnson and 14 year old Nadia Mooreland.

8th Annual C.A.R.E Health Fair Slated for July 24, 2014

8th Annual C.A.R.E Health Fair Slated for July 24, 2014 Hillcrest Hospital Cushing invites you to attend the annual C.A.R.E Health Fair, Thursday, July 24, 2014 at the Cushing Senior Citizen Center, located at 203 E. Cherry in Cushing.

Pet of the Week - Elena

Pet of the Week - Elena Elena is a beautiful 6-8 month old Shepherd mix who was recently rescued from a kill shelter.

First United Methodist Church Invites Children to VBS

First United Methodist Church Invites Children to VBS The First United Methodist Church, 930 S. Little Ave. in Cushing, invites children to "Weird Animals: Where Jesus' Love is One-of-a-Kind" Vacation Bible School.

7th Annual Charity Golf Event Held

7th Annual Charity Golf Event Held The Cushing Regional Hospital Foundation, along with the Cushing Masonic Lodge, hosted the 7th Annual Charity Golf Event at the Cushing Country Club on June 21.

Clif Doyal Agency Celebrates 30 Year Anniversary

Clif Doyal Agency Celebrates 30 Year Anniversary The Clif Doyal Agency is proud to announce its 30 year anniversary.  Originally formed in 1984 in Oklahoma City, the company moved to Nashville in 1991. The firm was already handling bookings for new Warner Bros. band, Little Texas, and the soon-to-be-discovered Toby Keith, when it hit Music City.

Penny - Pet of the Week

Penny - Pet of the Week Penny, a two-year-old Minn Pin/Beagle mix, was rescued about six months ago off of the highway.  Now she is available for adoption.

Immanuel Lutheran Church slated to hold July celebration

Immanuel Lutheran church is slated to hold their July celebration cookout. It will be Sunday June 29, 2014 at the church (Immanuel Lutheran). The church is located on the corner of 3520 Road and 780 Road. 

Country Band LiveWire Shoots Video For 'Drivin' You Outta My Mind' As Single Climbs Charts

Country Band LiveWire Shoots Video For 'Drivin' You Outta My Mind' As Single Climbs Charts June 25, 2014 - Rising Country group, LiveWire, recently shot the video for their current single, "Drivin' You Outta My Mind." The video was produced/directed by noted Nashville videographer Flick Wiltshire (Tracy Lawrence/Alan Jackson) and Clif Doyal for Way Out West Records. It is slated for release in July.

Kierston White To Join John Cooper At This Month's Third Thursday At The CCC

Kierston White To Join John Cooper At This Month's Third Thursday At The CCC John Cooper of the Red Dirt Rangers will be joined this Thursday June 19, 2014 by Kierston White and Eliza Bee of The Tequila Songbirds for this month's Third Thursday at the Cushing Country Club.  The show begins at 7 p.m.

Lunch & Learn at HHC: Information on Sleep Apnea

Lunch & Learn at HHC: Information on Sleep Apnea Hillcrest Hospital Cushing is hosting June's Lunch & Learn Thursday, June 12, 2014, from 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.,  in the Auxiliary Education Room, 1027 E. Cherry.