Langston University’s Quiz Bowl team wins national qualifying tournament

Langston University’s Quiz Bowl team wins national qualifying tournament

St. Louis, MO – Scholars on the Langston University Quiz Bowl team won the Honda Campus All-Star Challenge National Qualifying Tournament hosted by Harris-Stowe State University on February 8th.  This win secures Langston’s National Championship Tournament berth in Torrance, California in April.  Langston defeated the 2017 National Champions from Oakwood University in the first round of […]

Watch: Jeff Jordan selected GPS District Teacher of the Year

Superintendent Dr. Mike Simpson announced Jeff Jordan as the District Teacher of the Year.

Watch: Jeff Jordan selected GPS District Teacher of the Year

Guthrie Public Schools honored all their site teachers of the year, announced the elementary and secondary teachers of the year and the district teacher of the year during Monday night’s Board of Education meeting. Guthrie High School English teacher Jeff Jordan was named the 2018-19 District Teacher of the Year. Jordan, who was also named […]

GPS names their January Employees of the Month

Pictured (L-R) is Jana Wanzer, Sandra Savory, Michelle Chapple, Michele Hamby and Anita Paul.

GPS names their January Employees of the Month

Guthrie Public Schools recognized their January Support and Certified Employees of the Month. The Support Employee of the Month was the GPS Finance Department of Michele Hamby, Anita Paul, Jana Wanzer and Sandra Savory. All four were  nominated by Michelle Chapple. The Certified Employee of the Month was Shana Fields and was nominated by Emily Carpenter. […]

Flames and smoke destroys mobile home

Flames and smoke destroys mobile home

A family is without a home following a mobile home fire on Sunday afternoon. The fire marks the second house fire for the family. The Guthrie and Sooner fire departments were dispatched just after 3:15 p.m. for a structure fire in the 1300 block of S. Birch St. The family (all adults) were able to […]

Local OU students named to honor roll, fall graduates

Local OU students named to honor roll, fall graduates

Students from 197 communities across the state were among candidates for degrees this fall on the University of Oklahoma Norman campus. Here are the local students: CashionEvan Greenwood (M of Library and Info Studies) CrescentMallory Monique Forsgren (Bachelor of Musical Arts) GuthrieRyon M. Gilmer (BA in Admin Leadership)Joe Andrew Bartram (BA in Admin Leadership)John Kellen Stadler (Bachelor of Arts) […]

Court docket changes following inclement weather

Court docket changes following inclement weather

Due to inclement weather forcing the Logan County Courthouse and county offices to be closed on Thursday and Friday morning, court dockets have been reset. Judge Susan Worthington’s small claims docket will be February 19 at 10 a.m. and the revocation docket has been set for March 8 at 9 a.m. Judge Luke Duel’s cost […]

Sales tax down, use tax up for City of Guthrie

Sales tax down, use tax up for City of Guthrie

For the fourth straight month, sales tax receipts for the City of Guthrie fell below last year’s numbers. However, the use tax more than doubled for the month of February. “Combined sales and use tax the City has collected roughly $83,000 less this budget year as compared to the same five months of fiscal year […]

Gas line break near Crescent school; students being moved

Gas line break near Crescent school; students being moved

Update at 3:10 — Due to the gas line break, the repairs will last through Thursday. Classes for Thursday, Feb. 7 have been cancelled for Crescent Public Schools. The 4-H meeting set for Wednesday and the FFA Shadows on Thursday have also been cancelled. The Ag Booster meeting will be held Thursday 7 p.m. at […]

City Planner accepts similar position with Shawnee

City Planner accepts similar position with Shawnee

After a year and a half of service to the City of Guthrie, Rebecca Blaine has accepted a position in another Oklahoma community. Blaine recently was offered the City of Shawnee’s City Planning Director position. She will begin transitioning into that role later this month. “Guthrie is an incredible community with extraordinary architecture, history and people,” […]

Guthrie educators nominated for National LifeChanger of the Year award

Guthrie educators nominated for National LifeChanger of the Year award

Tamara Kuriger of Guthrie High School and Tonya Stansbury of Cotteral Elementary School have been nominated for the 2018-2019 national LifeChanger of the Year award. Kuriger, a special education teacher, was nominated by her colleague, Emily Savory. She was recognized as a LifeChanger in her community for making lessons interesting and relatable for her students. […]

Lt. Governor visits Guthrie for workshop

Lt. Governor visits Guthrie for workshop

Officials with the City of Guthrie and community leaders welcomed state leaders, including Lieutenant Governor Matt Pinnell, last week to showcase Guthrie and what it has to offer the state. Along with Pinnell, State Representative Garry Mize and State Senator Chuck Hall listened and interacted to a variety of topics, including tourism, film industry, the […]

Family, community mourning the loss of four

Family, community mourning the loss of four

An early morning Oklahoma City apartment fire Sunday morning claimed the lives of four family members, including three children, from Guthrie. “Our hearts go out to the families that lost children in this tragedy. This is truly a sad day in Guthrie,” Guthrie Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Mike Simpson said in a release on Sunday […]

Local food bank helping government furloughed employees

Local food bank helping government furloughed employees

God’s Food Bank in Guthrie has partnered with Regional Food Bank if OKC to help supplement food supply for government furloughed employees in Logan County and surrounding areas. Employees do not have to officially sign up, but need to know that you aren’t working because of the shutdown. Hours of operation are Wednesday 10 – […]

Power restored for 149 OG&E customers

Power restored for 149 OG&E customers

Many OG&E customers in the Guthrie area were without power for about a hour on Monday. The power went out just before 2:40 p.m. on Guthrie’s east side. OG&E tells Guthrie News Page the outage was due to an overhead primary fuse was off due to the wind. The power eventually came back on at […]

Video: Man escapes burning house

Video: Man escapes burning house

A Guthrie resident was able to escape his house Monday afternoon before flames and smoke were able to completely take over. The Guthrie Fire Department responded to the 800 block of E. Warner for a structure fire. Upon their arrival, they found the home full of flames. The black, heavy smoke could be seen miles […]

5th Street bridge reopens

5th Street bridge reopens

After nearly a year of being shut down, the ever popular 5th Street bridge has reopened. The bridge suffered significant damage in January 2018 by a construction company. Related article: 5th Street bridge heavily damaged by crane Manhattan Road and Bridge Co. – based out of Tulsa – attempted to move a crane across the […]