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 […]

Watch: Sonic East makes annual $7000 donation to GPS

Brian Billings, along with his daughter Maci Billings, presents a check to Junior High Principal Robbie Rainwater.

Watch: Sonic East makes annual $7000 donation to GPS

Manager Brian Billings and his Sonic franchise, located at I-35 and Highway 33, gave their most recent generous donation to Guthrie Public Schools. This year Guthrie Junior High was chosen to receive the donation. Billings made the presentation on Monday evening’s Board of Education meeting to Junior High Principal Robbie Rainwater. “We sincerely thank you […]

GPS names Young, Toon-Daves as their February employees of the month

Pictured above is Shelley Toon-Daves receiving her plaque and pictured below is Allison Young accepting her plaque

GPS names Young, Toon-Daves as their February employees of the month

Guthrie Public Schools recognized their February Support and Certified Employees of the Month. Senior Army Instructor Mick Fredrickson nominated and presented Transportation Route Supervisor Shelley Toon-Daves as the Support Employee of the Month. Guthrie Junior High teacher Tina Ogle nominated Junior High Asst. Principal Allison Young for the Certified Employee of the Month. Along with […]

Voters should apply early for absentee ballots for April 2 election

Voters should apply early for absentee ballots for April 2 election

Voters in Logan County who want to have absentee ballots mailed to them for the April 2 Board of Education General Election, Statutory Municipal General Election and Special School Election for Guthrie, Cashion , Luther, the City of Guthrie, the City of Crescent and the Town of Marshall, should apply now, according to County Election […]

Oklahoma Highway Patrol joins ‘Live PD’

Oklahoma Highway Patrol joins ‘Live PD’

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol is officially joining Live PD, a show on A&E network, that follows the nation’s busiest police forces during a typical night on patrol. OHP shared the announcement on social media saying they will be joining the show at the end of this month.

Single vehicle accident on Highway 105 leaves one dead

Single vehicle accident on Highway 105 leaves one dead

A 39-year-old man was killed in a one vehicle accident on Saturday morning in eastern Logan County. According to a collision report, a 2007 Pontiac was traveling westbound on State Highway 105 approaching Luther Road when it departed the roadway to the left for an unknown reason, striking a barbed wire fence. The vehicle continued […]

Guthrie Chamber to sponsor two school bond forums

Guthrie Chamber to sponsor two school bond forums

The Guthrie Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring two community forums relating to the upcoming Guthrie Public Schools bond election on April 2nd. The format will include remarks from members of the Board of Education, a presentation by Superintendent Dr. Mike Simpson on the improvements proposed and an opportunity to submit questions on index cards. The […]

Emily Cordell a candidate for state FFA office

Emily Cordell a candidate for state FFA office

Emily Cordell, a member of the Guthrie FFA chapter, is a candidate for state FFA office. Running for the office of state reporter, Cordell faces the opportunity of serving more than 27,000 Oklahoma FFA members. State FFA officers travel across the state and nation to provide leadership and personal development training for FFA members. They […]

Fundraiser page set for Guthrie fire victim

Fundraiser page set for Guthrie fire victim

The family of Jesse Johnson is looking to raise funds to help with memorial costs, along with assistance in helping his mother travel to Oklahoma. Johnson, 30, was identified Tuesday as the victim inside a house that was destroyed by fire. Related article: Officials release name of victim found dead in house fire According to […]

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