Voters will be going to the polls on April 2nd to cast their vote for the bond issue proposal for Guthrie Public Schools. Supt. Dr. Mike Simpson outlines the plan objectives, why the community needs a successful bond and how much it will cost in property taxes. Related article: April 2nd Election: All the voting […]
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 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 […]
Back by popular demand after its original 2008 production, Larry Gallagher’s international hit revue, Beehive: the 60s musical, celebrates the contributions of women to the music of the 1960s and will return to the Pollard stage April 12th through May 4th. Beehive: The 60’s Musical is produced thanks in part to the generous sponsorship of […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
Photo courtesy of Julie Ayers
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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) […]
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 […]
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 […]
Brian Billings, along with his daughter Maci Billings, presents a check to Junior High Principal Robbie Rainwater.
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 […]
Pictured above is Shelley Toon-Daves receiving her plaque and pictured below is Allison Young accepting her plaque
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 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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]