From horse-drawn carriages to cabin cruisers on Grand Lake, the Grove area definitely has seen it all. Many people are unaware of the resources and opportunities this small city claims however; these assets have not always been here. Grove was and remains today a welcoming place for both residents and travelers. Sinceit has continued to be a well-known trading center with fertile valleys and clear streams. The blanketing woods that cover the hills of the countryside are the sites of many struggles and battles that molded Grove into what it is today.
The superintendent of Grove Schools is answering questions after a student's dad accidentally shot himself. The shooting happened in the parking lot of Lower Elementary School Thursday afternoon as parents were waiting to pick up their kids after school.
Pat Dodson, the superintendent of Grove Public Schools says most people might not have even noticed what happened because no one else was outside their cars at the time. There were no students or staff in the vicinity when this took place. The person was early in line waiting for pickup, and he basically left the line before school had let out," he said.
We want to get out in front and just reassure people that nobody was really in any harm's way at the time," Dodson said.
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Grove School Resource Officer Tracy Bloss says the accident is a reminder of the damage that could've been done. In fact, there's a that says 'firearms prohibited,'" Bloss said. Dodson says the ban of guns on school property is there for safety.
He says while it's unfortunate the father was hurt, it could have been worse. You start thinking in your head the potential damage that could've been done," Dodson said. Because this was still technically a shooting the Grove Police have started an investigation into how the gun was accidentally discharged. About Us. Seen On. Brand Focus. News Home. Tulsa Race Massacre. Oklahoma Media Center. AC Covers DC. Gathering Place. Educate Oklahoma. Covering the Capitol. Special Coverage. Oklahoma Earthquakes.
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