Story submitted by Kim Querry on KFOR.com on Wednesday, July 6th. Six weeks ago, Mother Nature turned lives upside down. Numerous tornadoes plowed across the state destroying lives, homes and businesses. In the path, the Guthrie Animal Shelter, home to dozens of animals.
In an emergency meeting this morning the Logan County Board of County Commissioners voted unanimously to immediately institute an outdoor Burn Ban in Logan County until July 29th.
A 3-year-old boy drowned in a Guthrie residential pool Thursday evening and was pronounced dead at Logan Medical Center shortly after.
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.
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.
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 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.
A Guthrie man and his passenger were injured in a single-car accident Saturday, June 18th, just before 6 p.m. on County Street 2950 near County Road 1550 in Grady County.
NBC Sports immediately became under fire shortly after the network trimmed two references of the Pledge of Allegiance during an opening piece of the major golf tournament, U.S. Open Championship, that aired Sunday.
The Tulsa man whose body was recovered in the Cimarron River on Wednesday afternoon has been identified as Joshua Griffin, 24, a Langston University student.
The Cimarron River in Logan County swept away a Tulsa man who fell into a hole in the river late Wednesday morning. Joshua Griffin, 24, was recovered in eight feet of water a few short hours later at 3:15 p.m.