United Way Campaign Kickoff

The United Way of Logan County began its 2014 campaign with a “Luau flavored Kickoff Luncheon” Tuesday at noon in Guthrie. With a background of festive musical entertainment and a wonderful luncheon of burgers, jerk chicken, watermelon and all the trimmings.

Voters say yes to county tax and no to city sales tax

The votes were counted on Tuesday and it concluded with mix results for two sales tax propositions. Voters approved a three-fourths of one percent tax for Logan County. Meanwhile, City of Guthrie voters rejected a proposed one percent increase.

County jail being paid off early; officials hopeful for county sales tax

Logan County’s citizens may remember, in 2005, they passed a ten year sales tax proposition to fund the building, operation and maintenance of the new Detention Center over a period of ten years.  The termination of that sales tax is August 2015.

Citizens to vote on one percent sales tax increase

The Citizen Rate and Fee Committee suggested the City Council take a one percent sales tax increase to the voters of Guthrie. On Tuesday, the council unanimously approved the motion to help further aid the fire department, police department, city employees and capital improvements. Now, citizens will have the final say with a special election vote on Aug. […]

Guthrie schools possibly out over $400,000 next school year

Guthrie Superintendent Dr. Mike Simpson shared some “painful” news with school board members in their regular scheduled board meeting on Monday evening. Simpson says the school district could possibly be out over $400,000 next school year and over a million dollars in bonding capacity due to a recent tax reduction.

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