City awarded with 50-50 grant to update Mineral Wells Park

City awarded with 50-50 grant to update Mineral Wells Park

The City of Guthrie was awarded a grant from the Land & Water Conservation Fund to help make improvements to Mineral Wells Park. Some of the improvements include, updating playground equipment to be ADA accessible for children with special needs. New equipment will incorporate a historic theme and color scheme to blend well with the […]

Charter Oak Elementary receives grant

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.

Charter Oak Elementary receives grant

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. […]

Driver ejected over 300 feet in vehicle accident

Driver ejected over 300 feet in vehicle accident

A Perry man was admitted in good condition in a Oklahoma City hospital following a one vehicle accident in Langston. According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, a 2016 Cadillac Deville was eastbound on State Highway 33 on December 23 just after 10 p.m. near Sammy Davis Jr. Drive For an unknown reason, the vehicle lost […]

Kentrell Brothers collects his first NFL sack

Kentrell Brothers collects his first NFL sack

Kentrell Brothers took a bow after recording his first career NFL sack on Sunday against the Detroit Lions. On Sunday, Brothers, a 2011 Guthrie High School alum, took down quarterback Matt Cassell in the closing seconds of a 27-9 Vikings win at Ford Field in Detroit. The sack is in the video below this article […]

Guthrie BOE preparing to propose $18.9M bond issue

Guthrie BOE preparing to propose $18.9M bond issue

The Guthrie Board of Education spent two hours in a special board meeting Wednesday evening going over their strategy plan for the next school bond proposal. The board’s goal is an April 2 election. Board members discussed potential projects and funding mechanisms. No actions were taken. The video of the meeting follows this article. The […]

Money tree setup for fire victims at local restaurant

Money tree setup for fire victims at local restaurant

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 […]

Coyle student named to State Superintendent’s 2019 Student Advisory Council

Coyle student named to State Superintendent’s 2019 Student Advisory Council

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister today announced that 74 Oklahoma high school students have been named to her 2019 Student Advisory Council, the fourth consecutive year the group has been convened to assist Hofmeister and the Oklahoma State Department of Education(OSDE) in matters of policy. One of the 74, includes Coyle High School’s […]

Family argument leaves one person shot

Family argument leaves one person shot

A family argument in the early morning hours of Sunday sent one person to an Oklahoma City hospital with a gunshot wound. At 2:23 a.m., the Logan County Sheriff’s Office responded to a shots fired call the 19000 block of E. Charter Oak Road in far southeast Logan County. Sheriff officials tell Guthrie News Page […]

Brick pavers honoring all Veterans; available for sale

Brick pavers honoring all Veterans; available for sale

The American Legion LeBron Post 58 places brick pavers honoring veterans at the entryway to the Veterans Memorial at Honor Park in Guthrie.  The pavers recognize any veteran who has served our country and are available through the Post for $40.  Jerry Ball, Post Commander, notes, “The pavers make a wonderful gift for a veteran, […]

GPS names site teachers of the year

GPS names site teachers of the year

Guthrie Public Schools announced their site teachers of the year for the 2018-19 school year at Monday night’s Board of Education meeting. In February, the district will announce their elementary, secondary and district teacher of the year. The district winner will advance and compete for the teacher of the year in Oklahoma. Cotteral – Julie Chambers […]

Discipline referrals down in Guthrie elementary schools

Discipline referrals down in Guthrie elementary schools

With the transition to neighborhood schools for Guthrie Public Schools this school year, the school district has been pleased with several outcomes with the transition. One of the positive factors to the start of the school year has been a decrease in discipline referrals. At Monday night’s school board meeting, Superintendent Dr. Mike Simpson informed […]

Sen. Chuck Hall named to key committees ahead of session

Sen. Chuck Hall named to key committees ahead of session

State Sen. Chuck Hall has been chosen for a committee leadership post for the 57th Legislature. Hall, R-Perry, will serve as Vice Chair of the Senate Finance Committee.  He’s also been appointed to the Full Appropriations Committee,the Appropriations Subcommittee on Public Safety and Judiciary, and the Senate Agriculture and Wildlife Committee.  “I’m extremely gratified to have […]

LCSO Deputy named Best of the Environmental Best

Pictured(L-R) Deputy Don Hudgins, Commissioner Marven Goodman and Sheriff DamonDevereaux

LCSO Deputy named Best of the Environmental Best

Deputy Don Hudgins took on a new role as Environmental Deputy in Logan County. Don patterned with the Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) to secure more funding in order to prosecute offenders and cleanup dumpsites. Hudgins, along with Sheriff Damon Devereaux and the Board of County Commissioners, were recognized for their efforts in helping […]

City sales tax down for second straight month

City sales tax down for second straight month

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 […]

Sooner Success celebrates 16 years of serving families

This photo was taken in Ms. Oliver's classroom and shows GUES Principal Susan Davison, GUES teacher Ms. Oliver and Sooner SUCCESS Coordinator Brandy Parks.

Sooner Success celebrates 16 years of serving families

November 30 was Sooner SUCCESS Day in Oklahoma.  This year Sooner SUCCESS celebrated 16 years of serving families of children with special needs.  Sooner SUCCESS is a program of OU Children’s created with the purpose of providing community based support and service navigation for children with special needs. In honor of Sooner SUCCESS Day, the […]

Commissioners approve sidewalk application for Charter Oak Elementary; funding still unknown

Photo shows Charter Oak Road to the west and the proposed future site of a sidewalk to Douglas Blvd. Photo courtesy of Kathy Hayes.

Commissioners approve sidewalk application for Charter Oak Elementary; funding still unknown

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.