IA)--An Enid woman is hospitalized after being injured this morning in a single-vehicle crash south of Fairmont. 39 year-old Rachel Renee De Los Reyes was transported to St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center where she was admitted in stable condition with head, arm and trunk injuries. Oklahoma Highway patrol officials said Reye was southbound on 114th Street about five miles south of Fairmont, when the 2014 Nissan Armada she was driving departed the roadway and struck a bridge railing before rolling a half time coming to rest on its top. According to the report, a medical condition and sleepiness contributed to the accident.
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PO)--A power outage disrupted both of Enid’s hospitals and businesses downtown and took KGWA’s FM signal off the air for about 40 minutes on Thursday afternoon. OG&E officials said the outage was apparently caused by some wildlife that got into a transformer just before 4:00. Initially, more than 1,300 customers were left without power. By 5:00 p.m. there were no customers without power in the Enid area.
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NC)--County music stars Clay Walker and Tracy Lawrence will be in concert this evening at Stride Bank Center with the show beginning at 7:30. Both artists have sold millions of albums and produced a slew of hit songs and albums. Tickets are still available at StrideBankCenter.com or at the box office beginning at 5:00 p.m. Tickets range from $39.00 up to $124.00.
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AC)--The African Children’s Choir will perform in Enid on Sunday at Willow View Church, 8525 W. Purdue. The African Children’s Choir performs lively African songs and dances. The “Just As I Am” tour combines traditional hymns with African cultural sounds and a stunning visual story of God’s faithfulness. Concerts are free and open to all. Performances will be during the 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. worship services. A freewill offering is taken at the performance to support African Children’s Choir programs, such as education, care and relief and development programs.
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BC)--The 4th Judicial District Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) will hold an awareness benefit concert on Saturday, March 18, at Settlers Brewing Company featuring Nashville artist Jake Gill. The 4th Judicial District CASA is a nonprofit organization that walks side by side with a child when they are removed from a home due to abuse or neglect. The group is seeking sponsors and monetary tax deductible donations to cover the cost of the Rock for a Cause event. The $500 title sponsor will get title event naming rights, VIP seating for six and a sponsor mention in all media. A $100 table sponsor receives VIP seating for six and sponsor mention in all media. A $50 sponsor receives sponsor mention in all media. Admission to the concert is free, and door prizes will be offered. To sponsor, contact (580) 242-1153.
PV)--Pet owners can get their animals vaccinated and licensed for $10 next month during the city of Enid’s annual pet clinic. The citywide rabies shot clinic will be held noon to 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 23 at Chisholm Trail Expo Center on the Garfield County Fairgrounds. Open to the public, including pet owners outside of Enid, the shot clinic will include pet vaccinations for rabies and issuance of pet licenses as required by local ordinance. A city pet license is required for every dog, cat or potbellied pig over the age of 6 months old. Registering animals allows for identification of their owners, should the pet become lost or stolen. For animals that already have been vaccinated, pet owners can bring their rabies vaccination certificate, and a city pet license will be issued for $2. City pet licenses are valid from Jan. 1 to Dec. 31 in the year it is purchased. Payments can be made in cash or by personal check. No credit or debit cards will be taken at the event.