Photo taken of the continued upgrades at Mineral Wells Park on Aug. 6
Updated on Aug. 8 at 2:30 p.m. — City Manager Leroy Alsup reached out to Guthrie News Page following this article to clarify the City of Guthrie did receive written permission from bond counsel to substitute projects in the $3M CIP bond. He says there was miscommunication between him and City staff. For more here […]
On Saturday, August 12, 2017 the public is invited to participate in the annual Buick test-drive event that coincides with “Meet the Bluejays” which helps raise up to $10,000 for the Guthrie Football Boosters and Guthrie Educational Foundation. Money raised will be used to help with classroom grants in the spring and equipment for the […]
With the 2017-18 school year right around the corner, the state of Oklahoma is offering a tax free weekend Aug. 4-6. It applies to clothing and shoes and is intended to coincide with back-to-school shopping.
The Oklahoma Department of Human Services announced planned reductions totaling about $30 million over the course of the next fiscal year to a number of programs serving vulnerable children and adults.
Mineral Wells Park and Highland Park will soon be getting updates to the basketball and tennis courts. In addition, a volleyball court will be added to one of the parks. The project will be funded through the capital improvement project (CIP) sales tax revenue.
Money returned to Rainy Day Fund for education ad valorem reimbursement
OKLAHOMA CITY — General Revenue Fund collections in May missed the official monthly estimate by 1.5 percent, providing enough revenue to cover current FY17 allocation needs and avoiding further cuts to agencies as borrowed funds are returned.
No single elected official can control every piece of legislation and every aspect of the budget. It’s a collaborative process involving two legislative chambers representing 149 districts and the governor.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Governor Mary Fallin today signed the Fiscal Year 2018 budget bill (Senate Bill 860) into law, which closes an $878 million shortfall, maintains common education funding at current levels, and prevents the closings of hospitals and nursing homes. The 2018 fiscal year appropriated budget will be $6,830,177,825. It is $37,782,641, or 0.55 […]
The Oklahoma Department of Human Services learned the agency will receive an appropriation of nearly $700 million for the state fiscal year 2018, which is $33 million short of its current budget obligations. “We will be evaluating our options as well as priorities for the next year, preparing to make some very difficult decisions,” said […]
The Oklahoma Highway Patrol and the Oklahoma Department of Public Safety express their appreciation to Gov. Mary Fallin and the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority for providing funding for an OHP training academy in 2018.
Jennifer's parents, Robin and Jeff Briggs, stand with Dylan Johnston, who was the recipient of the Oklahoma City Community scholar.
A Guthrie High School (GHS) senior was presented and awarded a scholarship in the memory of a teacher, who was tragically killed in a vehicle accident. The award was given at the annual GHS Scholarship Awards presentation.