Mercy ranks 122 on Forbes’ inaugural “America’s Best Employers” list.
The Guthrie city council will likely seek a proposed sales tax election to registered voters for a half-cent sales tax increase that would benefit capital projects for the City, including such items as a ladder truck for the Guthrie Fire Department, upgrade and relocation of youth baseball and softball fields and beautification.
GUTHRIE – State Rep. Jason Murphey, R-Guthrie, continued his mid-March tradition of providing a yearly donation of $8,241.92 from his legislative salary to the Guthrie-based Crossroads Clinic.
Guthrie Public Schools finalized the purchased of 25 acres in southern Logan County on Wednesday. The land acquisition comes just in time for an upcoming school bond election, that if passed would construct an elementary school.
The City of Guthrie and Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores, Inc. have agreed to a sales tax rebate pertaining to the construction of a sewer line that will run underneath I-35 for the new Love’s facility near Highway 33.
Logan County is one of 18 Oklahoma counties that restrict liquor by the drink on Sundays, but business owners are wanting to change that by allowing liquor sales to seven days a week. However, that Sunday afternoon drink may have to wait several more months.
All parties with the Logan County Board of County Commissioners (BoCC) and the Logan County Emergency Medical Services District (EMS) agreed the 2009-13 EMS audit should have been addressed before a joint meeting was held. During the public meeting, a county commissioner asked the EMS Chairman to resign his post.
In a special Guthrie Public Schools Board of Education meeting, board members agreed to begin preparing for a May 12 school bond election. Highlighting the bond election will be addressing major building repairs and construction of a new elementary school in southern Logan County.
OKLAHOMA CITY – The Logan County Rural Water District No. 1, located in southern Logan County between Guthrie and Edmond, received a $1.3 million loan Tuesday from the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB) to facilitate improvements to the district’s water distribution infrastructure. The OWRB approved the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) loan during the panel’s […]
A bill was introduced to the Oklahoma 55th Legislature earlier this month that would add stipulations on county assessors when it comes to decreasing the percentage of real or personal property.
A property’s taxable value is 11% of its assessed value thus the taxable value of a $200,000 home is $22,000. The value adjusts downward to $21,000 if the taxpayer claims his $1,000 homestead exemption.
BancFirst was recently named as a top performing bank in the country, according to Forbes. “America’s Best and Worst Banks,” an article written by Kurt Badenhausen, ranked 100 of the largest publicly traded banks and thrifts nationwide. BancFirst ranked 10 on the 2015 list, improving its position from the 2014 list. BancFirst remains the top […]
On Tuesday, the Guthrie Public Schools Board of Education met in special session to approve a purchase agreement for 25 acres of land located east of Charter Oak Road and Douglas Boulevard. This land is in the southern portion of the school district, which comprises 232 square miles of land.
The Guthrie Kiwanis Club held their annual Christmas auction this past weekend and with the help of 400 donated items the club raised $23,000.
Voters of the Guthrie Public School district denied a $2.4 million bond that would have gone toward replacing school building roofs and windows, technology and repairs to the high school track.
The Guthrie City Council selected and approved seven citizens to serve on the Convention and Visitors Bureau advisory board during Tuesday evening’s city council meeting.
It’s not every day that a large group of local business owners and doctors come together to make a substantial financial and personal commitment to making a difference in our community. That day is here, and it deserves a chance for a thorough review to determine if it’s the right fit for our community.
Langston University recently received the largest donation to date and will help fund scholarships toward the Accounting Department as well as fund projects campus-wide.
With the upcoming school bond proposal in November for Guthrie Public Schools, the school district and planning committee agreed on a financial goal for homeowners with a successful bond issue.
In November, voters will decide on a school bond for capital improvements within the Guthrie Public School district. Three school buildings and technology will be the primary targets for improvements.