Video: Recent flood ranks in top 10

Video: Recent flood ranks in top 10

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 […]

MRAP helps rescue three people from flood waters

Emergency Manager David Ball watches as Guthrie firefighters Daniel Morton and Ryan Reeves prepare for the water rescue.

MRAP helps rescue three people from flood waters

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 […]

List of road closings due to flood waters

List of road closings due to flood waters

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.

GPS Summer Food Service program begins in June

GPS Summer Food Service program begins in June

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 […]

GPS expanding into online virtual education with Bluejay Academy

GPS expanding into online virtual education with Bluejay Academy

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 […]

Murder trial ends in hung jury

Murder trial ends in hung jury

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 […]

Splash pad to open May 24; swimming pool on June 3

Banner Park opened in 2018 and will begin its first full summer open to the public. Photo courtesy of City of Guthrie.

Splash pad to open May 24; swimming pool on June 3

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 […]

Wrecker truck clipped by train

Wrecker truck clipped by train

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 […]

City of Guthrie announces new Human Resource Director

City of Guthrie announces new Human Resource Director

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 […]

Alcoholic beverage tax collection up 36% in April for Logan County

Alcoholic beverage tax collection up 36% in April for Logan County

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) […]

FUMC to celebrate 130 years of worship on Sunday

FUMC to celebrate 130 years of worship on Sunday

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 […]

Schools placed on lockout following gun shots

Schools placed on lockout following gun shots

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 […]

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