City seeking grant approval for downtown bridge removal, drainage upgrades

City seeking grant approval for downtown bridge removal, drainage upgrades

City officials are hoping the second time is the charm in winning a grant that will help remove the underground bridge on Harrison Ave., make improvements to downtown stormwater issues and add roundabouts. In a special meeting Monday evening, the Guthrie city council unanimously voted 6-0 to apply for the Association of Central Oklahoma Governments […]

County commissioners conduct annual jail inspection; select chairman

County commissioners conduct annual jail inspection; select chairman

The Logan County Board of County Commissioners made their mandated inspection of the county jail during their Monday morning meeting. Sheriff Damon Devereaux and Jail Administrator Randy Lester showed Commissioners Marven Goodman, Mike Pearson and Monty Piearcy the facility. Following the inspection tour of the 11-year-old facility, Piearcy stated the building looked to be in […]

Intersection closed off after road collapses

Intersection closed off after road collapses

A large hole in a city street has shut down an intersection. City crews are repairing the hole at the intersection of Logan and Broad after the roadway gave out. The culprit may have been a sewer main eroding and finally collapsing and causing the roadway to sink. The roadway will be closed until repairs […]

Motorists share concerns on new Cottonwood Creek bridge

Motorists share concerns on new Cottonwood Creek bridge

With all four lanes opened to motorists and a bridge dedication in the books, some motorists say they still don’t feel comfortable driving on the newly built $18M SH-33 Cottonwood Creek bridge. Motorists say the lack of signs and road markings are making the drive a guessing game when it comes to merging into lanes. […]

Watch: County officers sworn into office

Watch: County officers sworn into office

Three elected Logan County officers were sworn into office Wednesday morning. Under the guidance of Associate District Judge Louis Duel, County Commissioners Marven Goodman and Monty Piearcy and Assessor Tisha Hampton gave their oath inside the Logan County Courthouse. Piearcy (pictured back right) begins his fourth full term as the District 3 commissioner. Goodman, the […]

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 $19.2M bond issue

Guthrie BOE preparing to propose $19.2M 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, […]