As Dr. Diane Lovell takes over the helm at the 18th president of SWOSU, her family legacy also tells the story of the university itself. In 1967 five babies were born to biology department faculty at SWOSU and featured in the pages of the Weatherford Daily News. Dr. Lovell said she is both…
COVID-19 numbers dropped as low as 29 active cases earlier this week. Friday Southwestern Oklahoma State University Allied Health Sciences Professor Dr. Anne Pate discussed some of the possible reasons for the recent drop in numbers. “There probably is a variety of reason numbers could be down.…
Burcham Elementary wraps up Dr. Suess week with Cat in the Hat Day. Students were encouraged to wear stripes, hats or both. Leanna Cook/WDN
OKLAHOMA CITY — State Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister has announced the Oklahoma State Department of Education (OSDE) is allocating $49 million in federal relief dollars to 88 Oklahoma school districts which received limited funds under Elementary and Secondary School Emergency…
Dr. Diana “Diane” Lovell has been named president of Southwester Oklahoma State University (SWOSU) in Weatherford and Sayre. Lovell—who has been serving as Vice-Chancellor of Student Services, Dean of Social Sciences and Professor of History at Blinn (TX) College District since 2012—will start as…
Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford and Sayre has announced the schedule for Commencement ceremonies for 2020 and 2021 graduates. All ceremonies will be at the Pioneer Cellular Event Center and also will be live-streamed. In order to comply with CDC guidelines and SWOSU…
A new Learning Lounge has been opened on the Southwestern Oklahoma State University campus in Weatherford. The Learning Lounge is an innovative, flexible learning space for all students on campus. This workspace will include peer mentors, academic workshops and comfortable seating. Dr. Wendy…
There’s a simple reason for the recent boom in home improvement: Everyone’s spending more time at home. Staying at home more makes it clearer what areas are lacking and reveals opportunities for upgrades. Fortunately, there are many ways to make a huge impact on the appearance of those rooms —…
Menus Feb. 22-26 The Pioneer Center has a drive-thru meal service available. Patrons must call to ensure enough food is made for everyone. Grab-and-Go meals are available for Weatherford Public Schools virtual students 10:30-11 a.m. at Weatherford Middle Schools bus lane along Custer Street.…
U.S. beef exports totaled 2,566.7 million pounds in 2020, down 2.3 percent from the previous year but still the third largest annual beef export total. The COVID-19 pandemic caused sharp disruptions in beef exports at times during the year with monthly exports down more than 30 percent year over…
In Custody Wednesday Carlos Joes Chaves Jr. was scheduled to appear Wednesday for the charges of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and obstruction. A bond has been set for $25,500. Alexander Jan Gould was scheduled to appear Wednesday for a rule eight hearing. A bond has been set for $300 cash…
COVID-19 numbers dropped as low as 29 active cases earlier this week. Friday Southwestern Oklahoma…
Burcham Elementary wraps up Dr. Suess week with Cat in the Hat Day. Students were encouraged to…
A man charged with firstdegree murder with deliberate intent has a jury trial scheduled April 26…
As Dr. Diane Lovell takes over the helm at the 18th president of SWOSU, her family legacy also tells the story of the university itself.
As I think about the past year it might fall into the category of a period of pain and suffering. Many lost loved ones and friends. Others lost jobs or…
Last week, 28 participants from the Washita-Custer County Treatment Court Program, the program compliance officer Daniel Evans and program coordinator Sarah…
The Great Plains Family YMCA is hosting its annual Daddy Daughter Dance 6-9 p.m. today. The price is $45 for a dad and one daughter and another $5 per…
OKLAHOMA CITY — The Thomas-Fay-Custer Lady Terrier’s basketball season came to an end Wednesday in the quarterfinals of the state tournament at Jim Norick…
OKLAHOMA CITY — Four Weatherford Eagle wrestlers and three Weatherford Lady Eagle wrestlers competed at the Class 4A Wrestling State Tournament at Jim Norick…
OKLAHOMA CITY — The Weatherford Lady Eagles soccer team returned to the soccer field Tuesday night with a road trip to Santa Fe South, but they lost 2-0. “It…