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Candidate's Forum to be held Monday

Candidates for Cushing Board of Commissioner offices #1 and #2 will answer questions presented by local media at the Candidate's Forum, at 6:30 p.m. Monday, March 30, 2015 at First Free Will Baptist Church in Cushing.  The public is invited.

KUSH Radio News Headlines

Accident at SH18 and Eseco Road

The following information is a preliminary collision report furnished by the Department of Public Safety.

Cushing Police and Fire Department Reports 03/26/15 - 03/27/15

Cushing Police and Fire Department Reports 03/26/15 - 03/27/15

Stillwater Man Gets 14-Year Prison Term for Drug Possession Near Park

Stillwater Man Gets 14-Year Prison Term for Drug Possession Near Park A Stillwater man has avoided a jury trial next week in Payne County by accepting a plea bargain for a 14-year prison term for drug possession near a park consecutive to a six-year prison term he is serving for drug possession near another park, both in Stillwater in 2013.

Cushing Police and Fire Department Reports 03/25/15 - 03/26/15

Cushing Police and Fire Department Reports 03/25/15 - 03/26/15

Department of Public Safety Fatality Report for February

Department of Public Safety officials report 28 traffic-related fatalities in February 2015 compared to 34 in the same month last year.

Stillwater Man Gets 15-Year Probationary Term for Child Pornography Possession

Charges of sexually abusing an 8-year-old female relative in 2003 were dropped last week by the prosecution against a 66-year-old Stillwater man when he pleaded guilty to possessing child pornography described as a digital image of a 9-year-old female relative in 2011 -- for which he was placed on 15 years’ probation on March 19, court records show.

Calvin Wright Retires After Nearly 43 Years

Calvin Wright Retires After Nearly 43 Years The City of Cushing held a Retirement Party today (March 25, 2015) for Calvin Wright City Employee for almost 43 years. Steve Spears, Cushing’s City Manager was on hand to greet and wish Wright well in his retirement. Spears said that Wright had been his right hand man for the past 30 years.

Be Prepared when Severe Weather Arises

Be Prepared when Severe Weather Arises Cushing Emergency Management Director Bob Noltensmeyer is scheduled to be a guest on HOME with Molly Payne and Joyce Abrams on 1600 KUSH (Cushing), Wednesday, April 1st (2015). Noltensmeyer is scheduled to visit with everyone about Severe Weather Preparedness and give tips to listeners on how best to be prepared in case of weather emergency.

Drumright Police and Fire Department Reports

Drumright Police and Fire Department Reports 03/17/15 to 03/24/15

Cushing Woman Accused Of Using Co-Worker's Stolen Bank Card Due In Court

A Cushing woman accused of using a co-worker’s stolen bank card at Braum’s, where both were employed, has been ordered to appear in court on April 17 on a three-count felony charge of unauthorized use of a stolen credit or debit card totaling $70.

Cushing Woman Gets Probation With Drug Court

A Cushing woman with a long history of substance abuse has been ordered into the Payne County Drug Court program for possessing methamphetamine within 1,000 feet of Memorial Park in Cushing while driving on a revoked license.

Cushing Police and Fire Department Reports 03/23/15 - 03/24/15

Cushing Police and Fire Department Reports 03/23/15 - 03/24/15



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Emergency Management Director Speaks with Lions Club

Emergency Management Director Speaks with Lions Club Jim Pickard, President of the local Cushing Chapter of Lions Club International, called the meeting to order today at 12:18 p.m. The agenda started with song and pledge by Lion Jerry Snyder. This was followed by prayer requests for local families along with prayer by Russ Thurman.

Meridian Technology Center Students Receive Memorial Scholarships

Meridian Technology Center Students Receive Memorial Scholarships The Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education recently awarded 10 students from Meridian Technology Center the Otha Grimes Memorial Scholarship.

Cushing Public Schools Breakfast And Lunch Menus For Week Of March 23, 2015

Cushing Public Schools Breakfast And Lunch Menus For Week Of March 23, 2015 Spring Break is over and the kiddos are back to school. Here is the breakfast and lunch menu for the week of March 23, 2015.

D.A.R.E. Officer Talks with Lion's Club

D.A.R.E. Officer Talks with Lion's Club Jim Pickard, President of the local Cushing Chapter of Lions Club International, called the meeting to order today at 12:18 p.m. The agenda started with song and pledge by Lion Jerry Snyder. This was followed by prayer requests for local families along with prayer by Russ Thurman.

The Tidewater Winery of Drumright, OK Presents the LiveWire Trio at "Third Thursdays with John Cooper & Friends" Concert Series on March 19

The Tidewater Winery of Drumright, OK Presents the LiveWire Trio at The Tidewater Winery in Drumright, OK, is pleased to present the LiveWire Trio as the featured artist for their "Third Thursdays with John Cooper & Friends" concert series on March 19.

Payne County Leadership Visits Ripley, Hoffman's and REI

Payne County Leadership Visits Ripley, Hoffman's and REI Payne County Leadership Connections class got underway March 11 (2015) starting with a cookout for lunch at the Ripley Methodist Church Annex in Ripley, Oklahoma. Lunch was followed by lessons given by Rick Kirk (Rick Kirk Auto Museum) and Nathan Anderson (Director of the Payne County Extension). Kirk enlightened the class about the town’s main sources of income, the electric and gas that they buy off of the utility companies. He said that currently Ripley has two businesses; The Valero Convenience Store and the Machine Shop owned by Kirk himself since 1971. Kirk says his Machine Shop has machined parts for both NASA and National Standard at different times. Anderson told the group a bit about Payne County Agriculture, which included the fact that cattle or livestock is one of the county’s most important Agricultural products.

News From Cushing Library

News From Cushing Library What do major league soccer player Steven Lenhart, actors Russell Crowe, Ryan Gosling and David Arquette have in common?

Karen Walker with Pipeline CrossRoads Clinic Visits with Lions Club

Karen Walker with Pipeline CrossRoads Clinic Visits with Lions Club Jim Pickard, President of the local Cushing Chapter of Lions Club International, called the meeting to order today at 12:17 p.m. The agenda started with song and pledge by Lion Jerry Snyder. This was followed by prayer requests for local families along with prayer by Rev. Kathleen Leithner .

Jason Savory Concert, Chuck Wagon Dinner and Silent Auction To Be Held In Ripley

Jason Savory Concert, Chuck Wagon Dinner and Silent Auction To Be Held In Ripley A Jason Savory concert and chuck wagon dinner will be held at Ripley School Gym on March 28, 2015 beginning at 6:00 p.m.

Cushing Public Schools Breakfast And Lunch Menus For Week Of March 9, 2015

Cushing Public Schools Breakfast And Lunch Menus For Week Of March 9, 2015 Check out the school breakfast and lunch menu for Cushing Public School coming up this week.

February Recipients Of Business After School Honored at Chamber of Commerce

February Recipients Of Business After School Honored at Chamber of Commerce The Cushing Chamber of Commerce Business After School honoring February's recipients was held on Monday, March 2, 2015.

Third Thursday At Tidewater Winery In Drumright A Success

Third Thursday At Tidewater Winery In Drumright A Success The first Third Thursday with John Cooper and his guests The Damn Quails held at Tidewater Winery in Drumright was a huge success on February 26, 2015.