Ask Dr. Anna: Reward making for better obedience

Ask Dr. Anna: Reward making for better obedience

Starting obedience training with our pets is a lot like teaching someone a new language. In the past, it was common for trainers to use physical correction, coercion, and punishment to force animals to perform behaviors. Recently, with the help of psychological research, we’ve learned that animals can be taught in a more efficient and […]

Rep. Murphey: “This has to be a mistake!”

Rep. Murphey: “This has to be a mistake!”

That was my first thought as I stared up at the monitor in the Appropriations Committee hearing room. The committee was just starting to consider the 2018 appropriations bill — a bill that was supposed to be House Bill 2401; however, the screen informed those of us on the committee that Senate Bill 860 was […]

Guthrie Fire-EMS department receives grant

Fire Chief Eric Harlow received the department's latest grant in front of the fire station last week.

Guthrie Fire-EMS department receives grant

The Community Foundation of Central Electric Cooperative board recently approved a grant of $10,000 to the Guthrie Fire – EMS Department. This grant will help equip ambulances with critically necessary treatment devices.

Child Support Services to collect new fee

Child Support Services to collect new fee

Beginning Oct. 1, many child support customers will see a new fee withheld from their child support payments. Child Support Services, a division of the Oklahoma Department of Human Services, will charge 3 percent, up to $10 per month, on child support collections. The new fee is expected to generate about $1 million this year […]

Sen. Griffin welcomes new executive assistant to the Oklahoma State Senate

Guthrie resident Kala Plagg (right) is now on the job at the state Capitol as executive assistant to Sen. AJ Griffin, R-Guthrie, representing District 20.

Sen. Griffin welcomes new executive assistant to the Oklahoma State Senate

When citizens visit State Sen. AJ Griffin’s office at 23rd and Lincoln, they’ll be greeted by a new face — but even though Kala Plagg is new to the Capitol, she’s not new to Senate District 20. Plagg has been a native of Guthrie for four decades and raised her children in the state’s first […]

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