The City of Guthrie can now start putting the pieces back together due to the May 24th Guthrie tornado after receiving a $300,000 insurance check to cover the damage.
The hot and dry weather conditions have played havoc on a new Guthrie city ordinance just passed earlier this month.
32 counties have issued burned bans across the state of Oklahoma as of Tuesday, but Logan County is not one although county fire chiefs and emergency personnel are taking a look at the possibility.
Daily filings for Tuesday, June 28, 2011 in Logan County.
Guthrie Fire Chief Eric Harlow issued a burn ban today for the city limits of Guthrie. However, this does not include the county at this time.
By order of the Fire Chief’s Office, there is now a burn ban in effect for the city limits of Guthrie. This will go into effect immediately and will continue until further notice.
Daily filings for Monday, June 27, 2011 in Logan County.
In past updates I have described how Governor Mary Fallin has played an important role in calling for and ensuring the passage of innovative proposals to cut the size of state government and make it more open and transparent.
Numerous fire stations, including Guthrie, were called out to a grass fire Monday morning a half mile north of Waterloo Road on MacArthur, near Deer Creek, in Edmond.
This is an update from a previous GNP story. Debra Diede, 28, of Guthrie, has died from her injuries after a June 18 accident in Grady County.
The Beacon Drive-in is celebrating its 61st season and have announced their schedule that runs into August.
Saturday, July 2nd, will be a day to get the car washed and gassed up for the second annual Draggin’ Main Reunion in downtown Guthrie.
The City of Guthrie is moving swiftly on dilapidated houses, but at the same time are receiving help from property owners.
With temperatures being 10-12 degrees above normal and below average rainfall in June, it would be expected the two Guthrie lakes levels would be down and indeed they are.
“Time and Money” is a refrain we often hear. They are also the components on which the county operates. It seems there is never enough time to accomplish all of the projects which need to be completed. However, we do our best to respond to “Work Orders,” phone calls, emergency situations and grant deadlines.
June 24, 2011 In a previous update I mentioned that in May we received notice from the Oklahoma Department of Transportation that a pre-work conference to review plans for paving 3.5 miles of Western Ave. was scheduled for June 7.
State Superintendent Janet Barresi cast the tie-breaking vote, on Thursday, that will cut several popular state programs, including 12 million in teacher bonuses, to approve the upcoming budget that begins July 1st.
The following is a safety alert by The Association of County Commissioners of Oklahoma. According to NOAA, “Heat is the number one weather-related killer in the United States. On average, more than 1,500 people in the U.S. die each year from excessive heat. This number is greater than the 30-year mean annual number of deaths […]
The three Logan County Commissioners met last week in their regular session meeting with Chairman Mark Sharpton, member Monty Piearcy and member Mike Pearson.
The City of Guthrie is now selling permits for the upcoming Fourth of July thanks to the new ordinance that was approved earlier this month by the Guthrie City Council.