Superintendent: Your child’s test results will look somewhat different than anything from the past

Superintendent: Your child’s test results will look somewhat different than anything from the past

In the next few days, parents of our students will receive a sheet of paper listing test results for their child.  The results are from the mandatory Oklahoma School Testing Program assessments administered last spring.  Given in grades 3-8 and 10, these tests measured knowledge and skills from the new and comprehensive Oklahoma Academic Standards, […]

Gov. Fallin: Working to get more tax dollars to teachers

Gov. Fallin: Working to get more tax dollars to teachers

Special to Guthrie News Page By: Governor Mary Fallin Teacher salaries need to be increased in the state of Oklahoma.  This is a simple fact, especially as we compare our teacher compensation to surrounding states. It’s also obvious when school districts from other states come to our state to hold recruiting drives, such as the […]

What should you do if you’re in an accident?

What should you do if you’re in an accident?

For many people, the holiday season means increased traveling coupled with less than desirable driving conditions. Here are my recommendations for what to do if you find yourself in an accident: Call the police It doesn’t matter if anyone is hurt or if you think it’s fine, or even if you’re in a hurry. If […]

Ask Dr. Anna: Living With A Senior Cat

Ask Dr. Anna: Living With A Senior Cat

Many of you know our senior cat, Sylvie.  Sylvie loves to play, she is curious about new objects and loves people, kids, dogs and even other cats.  She reigns the entire clinic with her iron claw and melts the heart of anyone she meets.  This year she turned 14, and a few months ago she […]

Ask Dr. Anna: The art of feline hiking

Ask Dr. Anna: The art of feline hiking

Trail hikes and sidewalk strolls have long been the exclusive domain of owners and dogs. Not anymore! There has been an increase in interest in cat owners taking their friends out for adventures lately, which has led to the creation of a group of Adventure Cat. These cats have been acclimated to harness, lead, and […]

Supt. Column: “We sell cookie dough so we can afford field trips for our students”

Supt. Column: “We sell cookie dough so we can afford field trips for our students”

Normally, I try to write a column each month about issues significant with education in our community.  You may have noticed that I skipped last month.  I was waiting and hoping for some resolution from our state legislature which has been in special session since September 25th.  Sadly, we continue to wait as government gridlock […]

Gratitude for Oklahoma warriors, veterans felt 7,500 miles away

Gratitude for Oklahoma warriors, veterans felt 7,500 miles away

Special to Guthrie News Page By Governor Mary Fallin With the observance of Veterans Day approaching, I’m confident Oklahomans will again demonstrate their patriotic spirit by taking time to honor those who have served to protect our freedoms.  Witnessing the deeply held Oklahoma value for veterans by our friends and neighbors is always inspiring to […]

Unique insurance discounts

Unique insurance discounts

By: Blake Wimsey Special to Guthrie News Page Blake Wimsey operates Foundation Insurance in downtown Guthrie. We’ve all heard the term “bundling” your home & auto, but insurance discounts go way beyond that. Before I explain some of the more obscure discounts, YES you should be bundling your home & auto. If you don’t have your home and […]

Ask Dr. Anna: How to recognize and treat diabetes in cats

Ask Dr. Anna: How to recognize and treat diabetes in cats

November is Diabetes Awareness Month. The signs and treatment are very similar in dogs and cats, but this week Dr. Anna Coffin will concentrate on diabetes in cats. The major difference between dog and cat diabetes is that cat diabetes if treated properly and quickly; cats can go into remission. Read more: Diabetes In Cats: How To […]

Ask Dr. Anna: Managing cat hair in your home

Ask Dr. Anna: Managing cat hair in your home

All cats shed. All of them. Even the “hairless” variety, which has a barely-there downy fuzz. Shedding is part of a healthy coat in any cat. The hair grows to a certain length, dies, then falls out.  Long haired cats shed longer hairs, which makes it seem like a LOT more hair, short-haired cats shed […]

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