The Guthrie city council unanimously voted Monday evening to give the city manager a bonus. Following an executive session meeting of forty minutes, the council voted 6-0 to give Leroy Alsup a bonus of $2,500. Mayor Steve Gentling says the bonus is an appreciation and endorsement for his work in the past year. Vice Mayor […]
City officials are hoping the second time is the charm in winning a grant that will help remove the underground bridge on Harrison Ave., make improvements to downtown stormwater issues and add roundabouts. In a special meeting Monday evening, the Guthrie city council unanimously voted 6-0 to apply for the Association of Central Oklahoma Governments […]
Janie Carey, Central Electric Cooperative Operation Round Up board member (middle), presents a $1,482 grant to Charter Oak Elementary School representatives Carmen Walters, elementary director (left), and Jeff Ball Charter Oak Elementary School principal.
The Central Electric Cooperative Operation Round Up board recently approved a $1,482 grant to Charter Oak Elementary School to help fund a new playground. Charter Oak Elementary School is a new facility within the Guthrie Public School District. The school was funded by a bond, the first of its kind to pass in 12 years. […]
Guthrie officers Scott Betterton (L) and Zach Gales accept a donation from the Territorial Riders.
The Territorial Riders made their annual donation last week to the Christmas with a Cop program to help local children have a memorable holiday season. The motorcycle organization donated $1291 to the Guthrie Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) Lodge 105, who helped shop and spend time with local children over the weekend. The annual event is […]
The staff at Katie’s Diner is looking for support from the community to help render aid to the fire victims, who were displaced following an apartment fire earlier this month. Fire ran rampant throughout the Woodpark Apartments on December 3, killing 14-year-old Saul Bernal and displacing several families. Related article: Fatal apartment fire claims 14 year […]
While the City of Guthrie has seen a decrease in sales tax receipts to start the new fiscal year, the City Use Tax receipts is surging over 50 percent. Use tax receipts were up sharply in December from the same time a year earlier, along with October and November. The main factor in the increases […]
Lagging oil prices not expected to hit GRF until January
LOKLAHOMA CITY — General Revenue Fund collections in November were$502.2 million and came in at$75.0 million, or 17.5 percent, above the monthly estimate. This amount is$111.5 million, or 28.6 percent, above collections in November of 2017, which is mostly due to law changes that took effect this year. Total collections over the first five months of the fiscal […]
For the second straight month, sales tax dollars are down for the City of Guthrie. The City of Guthrie Sales Tax Collection for December 2018 is $60,370.64, or 10.43 percent, less than want was collected in December 2017. For the first three months of the City’s budget year (fiscal year 2018-19) sales tax collections are […]
Photo shows Charter Oak Road to the west and the proposed future site of a sidewalk to Douglas Blvd. Photo courtesy of Kathy Hayes.
The Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) approved a sidewalk application grant that would install a walk way for the newly built school in southern Logan County. However, the BOCC in the future will need to decide how to pay for the project.
Eskridge Chevrolet General Manager Billy Clark and salesman Gregg Gumerson made a special trip to Charter Oak Elementary School Wednesday afternoon to make another donation to the school.
The City of Guthrie has been approved for a grant that will add a splash pad and playground project inside Mineral Wells Park. The city council will now vote to accept and match the 50-50 grant.
The Logan County Treasurer’s Office is informing all citizens that an error occurred on their property tax statements. The error was not known at the time and were mailed out this week.
City officials gave an update to a proposed youth sports complex for not only baseball and softball fields, but a walking trail, basketball courts and other amenities for all ages.
Gross production tax collections still not meeting estimate
OKLAHOMA CITY — General Revenue Fund collections in October were $520.2 million and came in at $10.0 million, or 2.0 percent, above the monthly estimate. This amount is $83.9 million, or 19.2 percent, above collections in October of 2017. Total collections over the first four months of the fiscal year are $20.4 million, or 1 percent, above […]
Sales tax dollars have not reached expectations in the first two months of the fiscal year for the City of Guthrie.
The new fiscal year is underway and the first sales tax numbers are in for the City of Guthrie.
If you drive along the new bridge that separates the east and west side of Guthrie, you will see a white building on the north side. Inside that building known at LOU’s, 35 to 60 people,including children, are served each day.
Three students, including a Langston University sophomore, were surprised with $40,000 college scholarships live on “Good Morning America,” after speaking out about how rising tuition costs have cast their dreams of higher education into question.
Year-to-date returns for first quarter almost equal to estimate
OKLAHOMA CITY — General Revenue Fund collections in September were $545.1 million and came in at $8.2 million, or 1.5 percent, below the monthly estimate. This amount is $40.1 million, or 7.9 percent, above collections in September of 2017.
On the November 6 general election, a county question for the creation of a new Emergency Medical District will be on the ballot.