Embezzlement charge filed on former Coyle mayor

Embezzlement charge filed on former Coyle mayor

The findings of a 2018 state audit has led to a felony embezzlement charge on a former mayor for the Town of Coyle. The Logan County District Attorney’s Office filed the charge on Tuesday against 54-year-old Kristie Ranee Schroeder. According to a court document, John Schroeder, husband of then Mayor Kristie Schroeder, was awarded the […]

April 2nd Election: All the voting information you need

April 2nd Election: All the voting information you need

Voters will go to the polls Tuesday for the April 2 Board of Education General Election, Statutory Municipal General Election and Special School Election for Guthrie SD I-1, Cashion SD I-089, Luther SD I-3, the City of Guthrie, the City of Crescent and the Town of Marshall, Logan County Election Board Secretary Sheleen Winscott said […]

Family Dollar changing over to Dollar Tree

Family Dollar changing over to Dollar Tree

Family Dollar will be leaving Guthrie, but Dollar Tree will not be too far behind at the same location on S. Division Street. Earlier this month, Dollar Tree announced they would convert about 200 Family Dollar stores to the Dollar Tree banner this year, including the Guthrie location. The Chesapeake, Virginia-based Dollar Tree bought its […]

The RoundUp: Local Legislators discuss the first six weeks at the State Capitol

The RoundUp: Local Legislators discuss the first six weeks at the State Capitol

Chris Evans visits with Rep. Garry Mize, Rep. John Pfeiffer and Senator Chuck Hall on the first six weeks of the legislative session on The Roundup. Each legislator discusses the big issues taking place inside the State Capitol. The Roundup is a City of Guthrie production in partnership with Guthrie News Page. If you prefer […]

Guthrie Walmart begins new grocery pickup service

Guthrie Walmart begins new grocery pickup service

Grocery shopping just got a whole lot easier for Guthrie shoppers. Walmart, the largest grocer in the U.S., launched its Online Grocery Pickup service at the Guthrie Walmart Supercenter at 1608 S. Division St. The free service enables customers to order groceries online and pick them up at the store without even leaving their cars. […]

Watch: City Attorney recognized for 18 years of service

Watch: City Attorney recognized for 18 years of service

Randel Shadid will have some additional free time on Tuesday evenings. The former city attorney of 18 years was given a proclamation at the city council meeting. During his tenure, Shadid served five mayors, 10 city managers and countless city council members. The attorney announced his retirement in 2018. Related article: City Attorney announces retirement […]

Traffic Alert: I-35 narrows this week in Logan County

Traffic Alert: I-35 narrows this week in Logan County

If you plan to travel on Interstate 35 in the coming days you may want to plan ahead with your schedule. The Oklahoma Department of Transportation (ODOT) says southbound I-35 will be narrowed to one lane in Logan County in a few locations for surface repairs. Southbound I-35 will be narrowed at State Highway 33 […]

Guthrie chosen to compete for the title of 2019 Strongest Town in America

Photo courtesy of Julie Ayers

Guthrie chosen to compete for the title of 2019 Strongest Town in America

GGuthrie has been named one of 16 finalists in the 2019 Strongest Town contest, hosted by national nonprofit Strong Towns. The Strongest Town contest is a month-long, bracket-based competition designed to spotlight communities from around the world that are building enduring financial resilience at the local level and actively embodying the Strong Towns approach to […]

Attorneys for suspect in deputy’s death share concerns on costs, trial venue

Nathan LeForce seen here in a 2017 photo is facing the death penalty in the killing of a Logan County Sheriff's deputy in April 2017.

Attorneys for suspect in deputy’s death share concerns on costs, trial venue

The man seen on a body camera video shooting a Logan County Sheriff’s deputy in April 2017 was back in court last week. The defendant’s attorneys raised concerns on costs for expert witnesses and setting up a future request to move the trial to another county. Nathan LeForce, who wore a Payne County orange jump […]

City of Guthrie announces new Planning Director

City of Guthrie announces new Planning Director

The City of Guthrie announced and welcomed Daniel Kassik as the new City Planner and Grant Administrator on Monday. Kassik holds a degree in Geography from the University of Iowa. He served in the United States Navy, May 1987 to December 1991, Honorable Discharge. His career experience is inclusive of but not limited to serving […]

BOE approves HVAC bid for North Gym

BOE approves HVAC bid for North Gym

In an early and quick special school board meeting on Friday, the Board of Education approved the contract to heat and air the second gym inside Guthrie High School. In less than three minutes, the Board of Education unanimously (6-0) voted to accept the lowest bid of $145,000 from Cavins Construction (based out of Norman) […]

City sales tax over $3M in first six months

City sales tax over $3M in first six months

The fiscal year for the City of Guthrie is half way done for 2018-19. The sales tax dollars compared to last year remain below par, but the use tax continues to look positive. The March sales tax numbers recently released shows the City bringing in $479,044.03, which is down $63,162.13 (11.65 percent) as compared to […]

Guthrie’s school calendar remains on schedule

Guthrie’s school calendar remains on schedule

Despite three days of instruction time lost for Guthrie Public Schools, the school calendar remains in tact. Due to weather conditions, the school district cancelled classes on Feb. 19, Feb. 28 and March 4. The district’s calendar committee built in two snow days in case the number of required instruction time. The school district is […]