You have heard of “hardening of the arteries”.  It is deadly.  The body no longer functions properly, the walls of the arteries thicken, harden.  They become narrow and blood flow is blocked.  It attacks the heart.  There is also hardening of the heart, hardening of the lungs, hardening of the liver. Each of these conditions […]

Chamber chat: Children’s Festival a success

The Children’s Festival went off very well considering the heat. It was hard to tell how many children attended this year since they didn’t require everyone to register. I do know they gave away 1100 hot dogs and 740 hamburgers. This year families were asked to register if they needed help with school supplies; 540 families […]

Collaborating to preserve a summer tradition

By: Ryan Epley Center Director – Guthrie YMCA Shortly after World War II, 1947 to be exact, the community of Guthrie, OK was blessed with a municipal pool. Over the past 65 summers, multiple generations of Guthrie Citizens have had the enjoyment of cooling off, playing, learning how to swim, and celebrating birthdays and special […]