Guthrie Fire-EMS receives $310,996 through FEMA’s Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program

Guthrie Fire-EMS receives $310,996 through FEMA’s Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program

Recently, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) awarded a $310,996.00 Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) to Guthrie Fire-EMS. The money will be used to purchasing lifesaving emergency medical equipment for the department’s ambulances and rescue vehicles, according to Fire Chief Eric Harlow. 

Guthrie Job Corps could potentially lose 30 to 50 local jobs

Guthrie Job Corps could potentially lose 30 to 50 local jobs

Special to Guthrie News Page Ever since its beginnings in 1964, Guthrie Job Corps has been serving the community of Guthrie, creating local jobs, and offering free career training, placement, and other benefits to the 500 students they serve annually. Over the course of their existence, they have provided training and have placed nearly 20,000 […]

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 […]

Round baler sparks fire north of Guthrie

Round baler sparks fire north of Guthrie

Firefighters from four different agencies needed over four hours to completely extinguish flames from a grass and hay fire on Wednesday afternoon. A bearing went out on a round baler at around 4 p.m. to spark the fire. Luckily, the operator was able to save the machine. As firefighters made their way to the land […]