School board appoints new member to fill vacancy

School board appoints new member to fill vacancy

In a special meeting early Wednesday morning, the Board of Education for Guthrie Public Schools unanimously voted in a new member to fill the vacancy in Ward #2. With a 6-0 vote, Ron Plagg takes over the seat. The vacancy was created when former board member Terry Pennington resigned on September 10. Related article: Board of […]

Heartland Medical Direction awarded grant from OSDH

Heartland Medical Direction awarded grant from OSDH

The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) has awarded more than $1.7 million to stabilize and improve Emergency Medical Service (EMS) programs in the state. The monies will be distributed to 20 different EMS-related entities which submitted proposals for funding. A total of 22 separate proposals will be funded.

Debbie Vincent awarded with excellence in action against domestic violence

Debbie Vincent awarded with excellence in action against domestic violence

District Attorney, Laura Austin Thomas, announced Debbie Vincent, Assistant District Attorney, received the 2018 Award for Excellence in Action Against Domestic Violence as a prosecutor demonstrating outstanding efforts that go above and beyond what is expected to serve victims and hold domestic violence offenders accountable. Representing their 10th Annual Awards, this recognition is given in […]

Deadline to request absentee ballots nears

Deadline to request absentee ballots nears

Less than a week remains for registered voters in Logan County to apply for absentee ballots to be mailed to them for the November 6 Federal State and County General Election, Special Election for Cashion School District, and Logan County EMS Question for voters in the following school districts: Mulhall-Orlando, Coyle, Perkins-Tryon, Luther, Covington-Douglas and […]

OSDH announces new Regional Director for Logan County

OSDH announces new Regional Director for Logan County

Veteran Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) employee Jan Fox has been named the Regional Director for Canadian, Kingfisher, Lincoln and Logan Counties. The announcement was made by Oklahoma State Department of Health Deputy Commissioner for Community Health Keith Reed. Fox begins her new duties on Monday, October 22. “Jan is familiar with all of […]

Crews on scene of fatality accident involving train

Crews on scene of fatality accident involving train

Updated on Oct. 11 — OHP has identified the victim from Wednesday’s fatality accident involving a train. Christopher Capps Smith, 22, of Garland, TX. was pronounced dead at the scene by the Medical Examiner due to massive trauma. The report says the train was northbound when Smith was standing on the tracks. Original article Emergency […]

Voter registration deadline is October 12

Voter registration deadline is October 12

Friday, October 12 is the last day to apply for voter registration in order to be eligible to vote in the November 6 Federal State and County General Election, Special Election for Cashion School District, and Logan County EMS Question for voters in the following school districts: Mulhall-Orlando, Coyle, Perkins-Tryon, Luther, Covington-Douglas and Wellston, Logan […]