The Logan County Board of County Commissioners will hold three special meetings throughout the county to discuss Emergency Medical Services.
It was 2007 and House Speaker Lance Cargill’s call to me occurred a few weeks following the start of my first legislative session. As a legislative freshman, I had already observed the great power held by the Speaker of the House. I knew to take Cargill’s call very seriously.
It’s a state budget shortfall which some believe could run as high as one billion dollars. Despite this large number, next year’s budget downtown could prove beneficial to the taxpayers provided that policymakers learn from the lessons of the past.
On October 23, in week eight of the high school football season, Bethany High School senior Hudson Haws went in to make a tackle, but in the process fractured his C4 and C5 vertebrae.
Contractors from Graco Roofing are nearing completion on the roof project at Guthrie Upper Elementary School. The school will be the second roof completion for the school district as part of the successful school bond issue held in May.
While officials with the Department of Transportation were in town dedicating a portion of Highway 33 on Guthrie’s east side reconstruction last week, their attention was seen drawn away several times to the upcoming project on Guthrie’s west side and the viaduct project.
The Logan County commissioners approved the county budget for the current fiscal year with a 2-0 vote on Wednesday morning. Commissioner Marven Goodman abstained from the vote following a back-and-forth discussion with the budget maker.
The Meridian Technology Center Foundation will host the Blue Streak to raise money for student scholarships on November 7. The Meridian Technology Center Foundation has more than 50 scholarships available to students.
STILLWATER, Okla. – The Meridian Technology Center Foundation will host the fifth annual Blue Streak run on November 7, a race to raise scholarship funds for students in full-time training programs at the school.
Following a special and regular scheduled meeting, the Board of County Commissioners finalized the estimate of needs for each of the county office’s budget for the fiscal year on Monday morning. Commissioner Marven Goodman questioned both the district attorney and sheriff’s office accounts and voted against their proposed budget.
The first physical feature of the May 12 school bond issue was in action on Monday with the beginning of a roof being installed on a Guthrie elementary school.
The Logan County Public Trust held an early morning meeting on Tuesday for a discussion on the current and future infrastructure to the east of Interstate 35 along Highway 33.
University of Oklahoma President David Boren is suggesting a one cent increase in the state sales tax to help fund schools and deal with what he is calling an “education crisis.” The former governor and U.S. Senator confirmed Thursday that he and other civic leaders are forming a group, “Oklahoma’s Children _ Our Future,” with […]
We’ve had a very smooth start to our school year at GPS. Our teachers and staff are hard at work every day working with our students to assist them in reaching beyond what they perceive to be their potential.
(Guthrie, OK) – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) awarded a $45,578.00 Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) to Guthrie Fire-EMS. The money will be used to purchase a variety of firefighting equipment according to Fire Chief Eric Harlow.
The Logan County Board of County Commissioners held their regular scheduled meeting on Aug. 14. The board approved their five-year plan for county-wide projects for the Oklahoma Department of Transportation. In addition, they gave the okay for the Army National Guard to use a downtown building for nuclear training.
The Logan County Commissioners learned they will receive nearly $3 million additional dollars to spend over the next five years on roads and bridges after learning they were not allocated their state funds properly.
The Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) heard on Monday morning that bridges in Logan County rank as some of the poorest in the state. Half of the county bridges are considered deficient or obsolete.
Oklahoma’s annual sales tax holiday will begin at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, August 7 and end at twelve midnight on Sunday, August 9. Certain clothing and shoe purchases are exempt from sales tax for this time period only. Qualified items are exempt from state, city, county and local municipality sales taxes. Retailers are required to […]
The Logan County Excise Board met Wednesday morning on the first day of the county’s fiscal year.
It was a short 3-minute meeting for the Tax Roll Corrections board meeting with only two agenda items to discuss.