Logan County continues to be one of Oklahoma’s top growing counties

Logan County continues to be one of Oklahoma’s top growing counties

Logan County continues to be one of the top counties in the state when it comes to population growth, according to the latest figures by the U.S. Census Bureau. Logan county, which includes Guthrie, added an estimated 458 residents in 2018 from 2017, according to the Census Bureau. Growth in southern Logan County (unincorporated areas) […]

BOE takes action on sale of first bond

BOE takes action on sale of first bond

At a special meeting on Monday morning, the Guthrie Public Schools Board of Education approved the adoption of a bond resolution and associated documents authorizing the issuance and sale of Series 2019 General Obligation Bonds in the amount of $1.2 million for a term of two years. The sale of the bond will go directly […]

Watch: Sean Carter shares his message with GHS students

Sean Carter (left) shared his message with many, including all the students at Guthrie High School.

Watch: Sean Carter shares his message with GHS students

Fourteen years ago, Sean Carter was like many young people. He was working full-time, attending college and along with his friends would go out for a drink or two at area bars. In 2005, the night before Easter Sunday, Sean went out to the bars with his buddies. While on his way home, as the […]

OSBI now offering $10,000 reward in 2018 Langston homicide

OSBI now offering $10,000 reward in 2018 Langston homicide

The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation (OSBI) is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the person, or persons, responsible for the murder of Brandon Dupree. On October 20, 2018, a shooting occurred at the Langston University Activity Center, located off campus. A party was taking place inside when a fight […]

Guthrie FFA hosted state-wide speech contest

Guthrie FFA hosted state-wide speech contest

The Guthrie FFA held a state-wide speech contest that brought in FFA members from all across the state.  FFA members spoke in categories such as the FFA Creed, Animal Science, Plant Science, Agribusiness, Ag Policy, Agri-Science, as well as other categories.  There were over 150 speeches given at this contest and all awards were sponsored […]

Historical Deputy Marshals to put on a show Saturday

Historical Deputy Marshals to put on a show Saturday

Right after the last fire engine signals the end of the ‘89er Parade on Saturday, six men will do re-enactments of the Historical Deputy Marshals. The marshals, who helped establish law and order in the Oklahoma Indian Territory, will tell their very interesting and historically accurate story of life on the prairie through the eyes […]

Deer in roadway sends two teenagers to the hospital

Deer in roadway sends two teenagers to the hospital

An early morning accident, involving a deer, sent two teenagers to a Oklahoma City hospital. Emergency responders were dispatched to Douglas Blvd. and Forrest Hills Road at 2 a.m. with a report of a vehicle on its top. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says a 2016 Fiat – with two Guthrie teenagers inside – was westbound […]

Vote Guthrie for your favorite small town for culture

Photo courtesy of Ken Kinder / Creative Commons Attribution

Vote Guthrie for your favorite small town for culture

Guthrie has once again been nominated as one of the best towns in America. This time it finds itself competing against 19 other small towns. Bigger isn’t always better, especially when it comes to these 20 small towns, each with a population of fewer than 30,000 people (as of the last census). What each lacks […]

GPS makes slight adjustments to attendance zones

GPS makes slight adjustments to attendance zones

The Board of Education for Guthrie Public Schools voted to slightly adjust the attendance zone areas for the next school year. Superintendent Dr. Mike Simpson said Cotteral Elementary is overloaded with students while Central Elementary needs additional students. “We are trying to right size what we have at Cotteral as far as student numbers and […]

BOE approves new gymnasium seating, track surface

BOE approves new gymnasium seating, track surface

The Board of Education approved two renovation projects for Guthrie High School, including new seating in the school’s gymnasium. The school board unanimously approved two winning bids at Monday night’s board meeting. “These two things really excite me because I know how many kids that these are going to touch,” board president Tina Smedley said. […]

Guthrie recognized at 2019 Oklahoma State Arbor Week Kickoff Celebration

Guthrie recognized at 2019 Oklahoma State Arbor Week Kickoff Celebration

The City of Guthrie was recognized by Oklahoma Forestry Services and the Oklahoma Urban and Community Forestry Council for achieving national certification from the Arbor Day Foundation. Communities, universities and utility companies can earn this special recognition by accomplishing specific criteria related to planting and caring for trees, woodlands and community forests. Guthrie was among […]

Guthrie’s run in the Strongest Town contest comes to an end

Guthrie’s run in the Strongest Town contest comes to an end

The further you advance in bracket play, the more painful it comes when you are eliminated from competition. Unfortunately, Guthrie is feeling the emotion of defeat. After back-to-back wins in the fourth annual strongest town competition, Guthrie came up short in the Final Four. Pensacola, Florida compiled 64 percent of the vote to move on […]

CASA announces lunch and learn opportunities in Logan County

CASA announces lunch and learn opportunities in Logan County

CASA for Kids in Payne and Logan Counties will host several lunch and learn sessions on April 9 and 24 as well as May 9. Each session is an informal opportunity for citizens to learn more about CASA for Kids and how their volunteers are helping abused and neglected children in Logan County. Each session […]

New CASA volunteers sworn in to advocate for children

Pictured (L-R) is Mandy Bradley, Judge Louis Duel, Chris Hirzel and Rick White.

New CASA volunteers sworn in to advocate for children

Judge Louis Duel swore in three individuals on Wednesday as CASA volunteers—court-appointed special advocates for abused and neglected children. The newly appointed CASA volunteers included Mandy Bradley, Chris Hirzel and Rick White. Family and friends gathered in the Logan County Court House to watch the volunteers take an oath promising to advocate for the best […]

MTC board members take their oath of office

MTC board members take their oath of office

Sherri Huneycutt administers the oath of office to Lorrie Janzen and Dr. Joe Williams, who were recently elected to the Meridian Technology Center Board of Education. Janzen will begin serving her first full term and Williams is starting his fourth term of service. The Meridian district is divided into five geographic areas. Meridian’s board members […]

Man dies in southern Logan County following vehicle accident

Man dies in southern Logan County following vehicle accident

A Guthrie man died in a single vehicle accident early Wednesday morning near a well-known intersection. According to a collision report by the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, a 2002 Chevrolet driven by Howard Wiley was eastbound on Charter Oak and departed the roadway to the left for an unknown reason. The vehicle struck a culvert causing […]