A Cushing man was arraigned this afternoon from the Payne County Jail
where he is being held on $150,000 bail on an eight-count charge
including running a roadblock at Highway 33 and Kings Highway on
A special joint meeting of the Cushing Board of Commissioners, Cushing Municipal Authority, Cushing Hospital Authority and Cushing Industrial Authority has been scheduled for Wednesday, May 22 at 6 p.m. in City Hall.
A Cushing woman who is accused of breaking into a car in the 700 block
of E. Oak Street and possessing marijuana within 1,000 feet of a park
has been ordered to appear in court Friday with an attorney or have her
$7,500 bond revoked.
In a relief effort dubbed "Fill the Willie Bus," Okemah, Oklahoma
recording artist Shawna Russell will make her touring coach - formerly
owned by music icon Willie Nelson - available tomorrow to help with the
collection and delivery of supplies to tornado victims in Shawnee, OK.
The area was struck by devastating storms on Sunday, the day before the
larger tornado hit in nearby Moore.
Cushing Lions Club members were set to hear from Hero of Hope, Doug
Baker at their weekly meeting on Tuesday. However, Baker was unable to
talk about one of the causes near and dear to his heart - Relay for Life
- because he was out of town volunteering for another cause - the
Baptist Disaster Relief Chainsaw ministry. (For more information
contact Cimarron Baptist Association at 918-225-2300). The chainsaw
team responds to help with cleanup following disasters such as the
Lions, instead, took the opportunity to talk about the recent disasters and how to take action.
In light of yesterday's tragic storms, many people are asking what they can do to help. Drop off points in Cushing for donated items are currently in development. KUSH will keep you posted as we learn of new ways to help. In the meantime, here are some way to help:
An ex-convict -- accused of assaulting three men at Simpson's
Chiropractic Clinic in Cushing a year ago -- has been charged with
attacking a sheriff's deputy on May 14 at the Payne County Jail where he
is now being held on $125,000 total bail.
In a press release from Central Rural Electric Cooperative, CREC announced the company's service area has suffered widespread damage from Sunday's severe weather. Click story title to read news release from CREC.
Remember the feeling of first learning to ride a bicycle on your own -
without training wheels and without a parent's balancing hand? Remember
that sudden rush of freedom? Not only is bicycling fun and freeing, it's
an excellent way to get healthy exercise! Bicycling, however, is not
without its risks.
Payne County Drug Court -- the oldest drug court for adults in Oklahoma
-- helps addicts get clean and become responsible while saving taxpayers
money by keeping people out of prison, according to interim executive
director Noel Bagwell.
Jr. Olympics, held at O'Dell Field on the Cushing High School campus, is
an annual event sponsored by Cushing Lions Club. For decades now,
fifth and sixth graders have been given the opportunity to compete in
running, jumping and softball throws because of the commitment by Lions
members to serve.
Cushing police will join other state and local law enforcement officers
and highway safety advocates across the country to help save more lives
by strongly enforcing seat belt laws as part of the 2013 National Click
It or Ticket mobilization, May 20 thru June 2.
Cushing High School graduation ceremonies are just around the corner on Friday, May 17, 2013 and Project Graduation is making a last call for donations. Organizers are excited so many seniors have signed up for the after graduation party and are wanting to make sure each and every senior attending receives a gift
The Cushing Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Worker's Compensation Luncheon, Monday, May 20 at the Steer Inn in Cushing. Those interested in attending are asked to RSVP to the Cushing Chamber at 918-225-2400 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cushing High School senior Ashleigh Clouse was recently named
Outstanding Economics Student by the Oklahoma City Branch of the Federal
Reserve Bank of Kansas City and Oklahoma Council on Economic Education
at a ceremony held at the Oklahoma City Branch in downtown Oklahoma
An Antlers man -- who was arrested in Cushing on an outstanding warrant
from Okmulgee County -- is being held on $70,000 bail on charges of
bringing prescription pills into the Payne County Jail and subsequently
assaulting two detention officers.
The Red Knights (firefighters motorcycle club) have put together a Poker Run slated for this Saturday,
May 18th, to help raise money for children ages 6 to 16 who have
suffered major burns or disfiguring injuries, to attend the Oklahoma
Firefighter's Burn Camp (OKFFBC) in Adair, OK.
**Update - The Red Knights first ever Poker Run raised approximately $2,000 toward sending kids who have been burn victims to camp. Over 400 people came out in support of the event. The Red Knights have reserved the date for next year's Poker Run for June 14, 2014.
An arrest warrant has been issued for a Shamrock man accused of
embezzling 95 tons of feed valued at $27,757 from Ahrberg Milling
company while he was employed as a truck driver between July 2, 2012,
and Feb. 2, 2013.
Right Path Riding Academy, 16620 Old Shamrock Hwy, Drumright, is holding a "Par 4 the Horse" Charity Golf Tournament on Monday, June 3, 2013. The tournament is a fun way to support The Right Path in its 17th year of providing therapeutic horse back riding for children with special needs.
Cushing Municipal Airport, OK Weather Temperature: 64.0°F Pressure: Humidity: 83% Winds North at 5.8 MPH (5 KT)