A house in Twin Lakes fell into the Cimarron River on Wednesday afternoon. Residents living along the Cimarron River in Logan County were prepared to evacuate due to flooding. The Logan County Sheriff’s Office went door-to-door warning residents. Twin Lakes is located north of Cashion and southwest of Crescent.
With heavy rains in the month of May, the Cottonwood Creek on Guthrie’s west side came out of its banks and across Noble Ave. (Highway 33). In the last 30 days, Guthrie has officially picked up 13.52 inches of rain, but several local rain gauges have shown over 16 inches of rain. The Cottonwood Creek […]
Emergency Manager David Ball watches as Guthrie firefighters Daniel Morton and Ryan Reeves prepare for the water rescue.
Members of the Guthrie Police Department and Guthrie Fire Department combined their resources Tuesday evening to rescue three individuals from dangerous flood waters. Emergency personnel were informed of three people trapped in the high waters at 3rd Street and Perkins just before 8 p.m. Firefighters and officers loaded into GPD’s MRAP (Mine Resistant Ambush Protective) and […]
Here is a list of some of the road closures due to flooding: US-77 is closed north of SH-74C near Guthrie. SH-74F is closed between Cashion and SH-33 due to pavement damage. Division and College Ave. Mineral Wells Park Do not go around barricades and do not drive into water.
The Town of Coyle has issued a Voluntary Evacuation Order for a specific area due to a projected flood. According to Coyle firefighters, the National Weather Service is predicting a record to near record flood along Main Street (see map). “This will cause these areas of Coyle to be flooded,” one firefighter said. The old […]
The Guthrie High School Class of 2019 will hold their graduation ceremony on Friday evening at Jelsma Stadium beginning at 7:30 p.m. You can watch it live here on Guthrie News Page and on the GNP Youtube page.
Guthrie Public Schools is participating in the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) which provides nutritious meals at no charge to children during the summer vacation. Children aged 18 and under are eligible to receive meals. A person 19 years of age with a mental or physical disability is also eligible to receive meals. Breakfast will […]
Guthrie Public Schools is expanding how and where students receive their education with the Bluejay Academy. This week the school district announced they will offer full-time online classes for junior high and high school students (7 -12) beginning next school year. Superintendent Dr. Mike Simpson made the announcement at the Board of Education meeting on […]
After nearly six hours of deliberations on Wednesday, a Logan County jury could not come to a mutual agreement in the murder trial where a man was shot numerous times in 2017. Reggie Dewayne Smith is accused and charged with first degree murder in the death of Joey Angelo, who was shot over 30 times […]
Banner Park opened in 2018 and will begin its first full summer open to the public. Photo courtesy of City of Guthrie.
The City of Guthrie announced the splash pad at Banner Park will open up for the summer on May 24. The operating hours for the splash pad is 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Guthrie YMCA officials say the first day for the municipal pool at Highland Park will begin on June 3. Open swim at […]
The May sales tax dollars came in below projections for the City of Guthrie. For the seventh straight month, the City’s sales tax dollars are down when compared to last year’s banner year. The May 2019 revenue receipts were $532,517.90, which is $77,807.32 or 12.75 percent lower as compared to May 2018. For the eight […]
The Guthrie Police Department raised $4,551.56 with Cops on Doughnut Shops for the Special Olympics with their third annual event.
It was a close call for a tow truck driver on Wednesday evening after his wrecker truck was struck by a train. A rollback truck with Dean’s became stuck in the mud at the railroad tracks north of Guthrie near Beemer Road. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol and Logan County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene […]
A Guthrie school bus and a sports utility vehicle were involved in an accident on Friday afternoon. The impact sent the bus into a residential front yard and the driver of the SUV in jail. Minutes before 4 p.m., a gold Chevrolet Trailblazer was traveling eastbound on Harrison Ave. and the school bus was at […]
The City of Guthrie has announced Kristin Elsenbeck as the new Human Resource and Administrative Services Director. Elsenbeck will officially start with the City on Monday, May 20. Elsenbeck has 14 years previous Human Resource experience including work with Target, Sears and most recently with the state of Oklahoma Office of Management and Enterprise Services […]
The allocation of alcoholic beverage tax for Logan County relatively stayed the same in April compared to the previous month. However, the overall tax continues to supersede the previous year. For the month of April, Logan County collected $16,524.74 in the tax and is an increase of 36.35 percent compared to the same month ($12,119.61) […]
On April 28 in 1889, the first Sunday following Guthrie’s historic Land Rush, under a tent near its present day location, early pioneers gathered together to sing songs of praise, offer prayers and listened to inspiring words. One hundred and thirty years later (April 28, 2019) Guthrie’s First United Methodist Church will celebrate their history […]
Seth Robbins and Phil Nichols stop by to discuss the new virtual charter academy school named E-School, which is an online school for Oklahoma students from kindergarten to high school.
Updated on April 25 at 2 p.m. — Alleged gun for vehicle trade lands one in jail Guthrie Public Schools and St. Mary’s Catholic School were placed under a lockout Tuesday morning after gun shots were heard within blocks of an elementary school. Central Elementary, Fogarty Elementary and Guthrie Junior High School were placed in […]
Guthrie Public Schools will be hosting Pre-K and Kindergarten pre-enrollment on April 29 for students currently not enrolled with the school district. All students in the school district that will be entering Pre-K or kindergarten will have a chance to enroll early from noon to 6:45 p.m. Enrollment will be held at each elementary site. […]