Deer in roadway sends two teenagers to the hospital

Deer in roadway sends two teenagers to the hospital

An early morning accident, involving a deer, sent two teenagers to a Oklahoma City hospital. Emergency responders were dispatched to Douglas Blvd. and Forrest Hills Road at 2 a.m. with a report of a vehicle on its top. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says a 2016 Fiat – with two Guthrie teenagers inside – was westbound […]

Vote Guthrie for your favorite small town for culture

Photo courtesy of Ken Kinder / Creative Commons Attribution

Vote Guthrie for your favorite small town for culture

Guthrie has once again been nominated as one of the best towns in America. This time it finds itself competing against 19 other small towns. Bigger isn’t always better, especially when it comes to these 20 small towns, each with a population of fewer than 30,000 people (as of the last census). What each lacks […]

GPS makes slight adjustments to attendance zones

GPS makes slight adjustments to attendance zones

The Board of Education for Guthrie Public Schools voted to slightly adjust the attendance zone areas for the next school year. Superintendent Dr. Mike Simpson said Cotteral Elementary is overloaded with students while Central Elementary needs additional students. “We are trying to right size what we have at Cotteral as far as student numbers and […]

BOE approves new gymnasium seating, track surface

BOE approves new gymnasium seating, track surface

The Board of Education approved two renovation projects for Guthrie High School, including new seating in the school’s gymnasium. The school board unanimously approved two winning bids at Monday night’s board meeting. “These two things really excite me because I know how many kids that these are going to touch,” board president Tina Smedley said. […]

Guthrie recognized at 2019 Oklahoma State Arbor Week Kickoff Celebration

Guthrie recognized at 2019 Oklahoma State Arbor Week Kickoff Celebration

The City of Guthrie was recognized by Oklahoma Forestry Services and the Oklahoma Urban and Community Forestry Council for achieving national certification from the Arbor Day Foundation. Communities, universities and utility companies can earn this special recognition by accomplishing specific criteria related to planting and caring for trees, woodlands and community forests. Guthrie was among […]

Guthrie’s run in the Strongest Town contest comes to an end

Guthrie’s run in the Strongest Town contest comes to an end

The further you advance in bracket play, the more painful it comes when you are eliminated from competition. Unfortunately, Guthrie is feeling the emotion of defeat. After back-to-back wins in the fourth annual strongest town competition, Guthrie came up short in the Final Four. Pensacola, Florida compiled 64 percent of the vote to move on […]

CASA announces lunch and learn opportunities in Logan County

CASA announces lunch and learn opportunities in Logan County

CASA for Kids in Payne and Logan Counties will host several lunch and learn sessions on April 9 and 24 as well as May 9. Each session is an informal opportunity for citizens to learn more about CASA for Kids and how their volunteers are helping abused and neglected children in Logan County. Each session […]

New CASA volunteers sworn in to advocate for children

Pictured (L-R) is Mandy Bradley, Judge Louis Duel, Chris Hirzel and Rick White.

New CASA volunteers sworn in to advocate for children

Judge Louis Duel swore in three individuals on Wednesday as CASA volunteers—court-appointed special advocates for abused and neglected children. The newly appointed CASA volunteers included Mandy Bradley, Chris Hirzel and Rick White. Family and friends gathered in the Logan County Court House to watch the volunteers take an oath promising to advocate for the best […]

MTC board members take their oath of office

MTC board members take their oath of office

Sherri Huneycutt administers the oath of office to Lorrie Janzen and Dr. Joe Williams, who were recently elected to the Meridian Technology Center Board of Education. Janzen will begin serving her first full term and Williams is starting his fourth term of service. The Meridian district is divided into five geographic areas. Meridian’s board members […]

Man dies in southern Logan County following vehicle accident

Man dies in southern Logan County following vehicle accident

A Guthrie man died in a single vehicle accident early Wednesday morning near a well-known intersection. According to a collision report by the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, a 2002 Chevrolet driven by Howard Wiley was eastbound on Charter Oak and departed the roadway to the left for an unknown reason. The vehicle struck a culvert causing […]

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 […]

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