Free help with Medicare open enrollment could lead to major savings

Free help with Medicare open enrollment could lead to major savings

OKLAHOMA CITY – Medicare beneficiaries in Oklahoma can get free, unbiased help reviewing their Medicare Advantage and prescription drug plans for 2017. The Oklahoma Insurance Department’s Medicare Assistance Program (MAP) and its partner agencies are offering the assistance during the open enrollment period. Last year, MAP counselors helped Oklahoma beneficiaries save an average of $1,900 […]

Superintendent: Presumably, our state will now rank dead last in teacher pay

Superintendent: Presumably, our state will now rank dead last in teacher pay

We have now completed what I call the best high school homecoming festivities in our state. The Bluejay football team didn’t disappoint with an exciting 23-20 victory over Lawton Eisenhower that kept many alumni at the stadium longer than they probably wanted. I met numerous alumni that are very proud of Guthrie High School and their hometown. Many […]

School board members oppose proposed TIF to fund county road

Guthrie Public Schools board members Terry Pennington and Travis Sallee discuss the proposed TIF project in southern Logan County during Monday's BOE meeting.

School board members oppose proposed TIF to fund county road

Two school board members expressed their opinions on the proposed tax increment financing (TIF) district that would fund two miles of a county road near the future construction site of the elementary school in southern Logan County.

Workers’ compensation loss costs fall 10.2 percent

Workers’ compensation loss costs fall 10.2 percent

OKLAHOMA CITY – The annual filing most insurance carriers will use to develop rates for workers’ compensation insurance shows a decrease for the fourth year in a row. The National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) filed an overall loss cost decrease of 10.2 percent on Thursday. NCCI credits Oklahoma’s loss cost decrease to declines in […]

Dr. Simpson thanks city council; classroom sizes down with council decision

Dr. Simpson thanks city council; classroom sizes down with council decision

In July, the City of Guthrie provided Guthrie Public Schools (GPS) a “life preserver” by allowing them from not to lose three teaching positions. At Tuesday’s city council meeting, council members got to meet the teachers they helped bring to Guthrie. Superintendent Dr. Mike Simpson first addressed the council by saying, “I want to offer appreciation on behalf […]

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