Chamber Chat: concert upcoming; join a civic club

Happy New Year! Byron Berline’s Double Stop Music Hall will be kicking off the New Year with a great concert featuring the greatest Bluegrass Music you have ever heard! This Saturday, January 5th at 7:30p.m. Tickets are $10 each and may be purchased by contacting The Double Stop Fiddle Shop at the number above 405-282-6646, located at […]

New House Committees to re-assert states’ rights and accountability

Last week, Representative T.W. Shannon, the new Speaker of the House of Representatives, announced the House committee structure for the next legislative session. This event has been greatly anticipated by members of the Legislature. Shannon campaigned for the Speaker position on the platform of truly allowing the makeup of the House membership to be represented […]

District 2 Update: The first bridge of its kind in Logan County‏

Progress continues on the University Bridge east of Midwest. A temporary low water crossing has been built, the old bridge torn out and dirt excavated where the new structure will be placed. Forms to create keyways in the concrete footings for new bridge legs have been constructed. If the weather cooperates, next week ditches will be […]

Property tax revenue does not fund roads

Since tax season is upon us and annual ad valorem statements have been mailed to property owners, it seems important to mention again that property taxes do not fund roads. This is a widespread misconception and one we repeatedly try to clarify. The huge majority of property tax funds public education. This is indicated on […]

Chamber Chat: Territorial Christmas has been a hit

We had a great weekend in Guthrie with the Historic Homes Tour, Candlelight Trolley Tours and the Victorian Walk! The nativity scene down at the Apothecary Garden counted over 1000.00 visitors! The Christmas Committee set up a screen and played an outdoor movie in the empty lot across from Harrison’s Chicken House!  The Ok Choral Sweet […]

New State Reps for Logan County and Deer Creek

Last Wednesday, the new members of the House of Representatives took the oath of office. Unlike Congress, the Oklahoma Legislature does not conduct lame duck sessions. Just eight days after the election, new Representatives are already on the job. Because of this, state policy won’t be determined by those who have been defeated at the […]

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