Meridian Superintendent voted president-elect of national board of directors

Meridian Superintendent voted president-elect of national board of directors

STILLWATER, Okla. – Dr. Douglas R. Major, Superintendent/CEO of Meridian Technology Center, was recently voted to serve as President-Elect of the Association of Career and Technical Education (ACTE), the largest professional organization in the world dedicated to career and technical education. His appointment will begin July 1, 2019, and will continue through 2022. During this […]

Filing period for Free Fair Board election

Filing period for Free Fair Board election

Filing for candidacy for the Free Fair Board started on Monday and closes at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, January 18 in the County Clerk’s Office. The Clerk’s Office is located inside the Logan County Courthouse (301 E. Harrison). Only registered qualified voters of Logan County shall be eligible to file as a candidate. Any person […]

Husband charged with second degree murder

Husband charged with second degree murder

The Guthrie man accused of killing his wife has been charged with second degree murder. Clyne Hubbard Miles was charged on Monday afternoon inside the Logan County Courthouse. The 48-year-old was also charged with possession of a firearm after a former conviction of a felony. Bond has been set at $200,000. On January 6, Clyne […]

Wallace, Pfeiffer and Mize assigned committees for 57th Oklahoma Legislature

Pictured (L-R): Rep. Kevin Wallace, Rep. John Pfeiffer and Rep. Garry Mize.

Wallace, Pfeiffer and Mize assigned committees for 57th Oklahoma Legislature

OKLAHOMA CITY – House Speaker Charles McCall announced committee assignments for standing House committees and appropriation subcommittees of the 57th Oklahoma Legislature, including Republican Representatives Kevin Wallace, John Pfeiffer and Garry Mize. “I am thankful that we have 101 members who are willing to roll up their sleeves and serve where they are most needed,” said […]

Semi-truck driver avoids vehicle, smashes into guardrail

Semi-truck driver avoids vehicle, smashes into guardrail

A semi-truck driver was taken to the hospital Wednesday afternoon following an accident on State Highway 33. Emergency crews were dispatched to SH-33 and Western at 1:56 p.m. for a multi-vehicle accident. While the crash continues to be investigated by the Oklahoma Highway Department, a vehicle is believed to have traveled left of the center […]

Enbridge employee donates time to CASA

Enbridge employee donates time to CASA

Enbridge recently made a contribution to CASA for Kids through the company’s Our Community Partner’s Program. Employee Volunteer Grants are provided when Enbridge employees volunteer their time in their communities. Brent Rush, an Enbridge employee, volunteered his time with CASA for Kids. Brent was able to help set up the computers and technology equipment in […]

Council approves bonus for city manager

Council approves bonus for city manager

The Guthrie city council unanimously voted Monday evening to give the city manager a bonus. Following an executive session meeting of forty minutes, the council voted 6-0 to give Leroy Alsup a bonus of $2,500. Mayor Steve Gentling says the bonus is an appreciation and endorsement for his work in the past year. Vice Mayor […]

City seeking grant approval for downtown bridge removal, drainage upgrades

City seeking grant approval for downtown bridge removal, drainage upgrades

City officials are hoping the second time is the charm in winning a grant that will help remove the underground bridge on Harrison Ave., make improvements to downtown stormwater issues and add roundabouts. In a special meeting Monday evening, the Guthrie city council unanimously voted 6-0 to apply for the Association of Central Oklahoma Governments […]

County commissioners conduct annual jail inspection; select chairman

County commissioners conduct annual jail inspection; select chairman

The Logan County Board of County Commissioners made their mandated inspection of the county jail during their Monday morning meeting. Sheriff Damon Devereaux and Jail Administrator Randy Lester showed Commissioners Marven Goodman, Mike Pearson and Monty Piearcy the facility. Following the inspection tour of the 11-year-old facility, Piearcy stated the building looked to be in […]

Intersection closed off after road collapses

Intersection closed off after road collapses

A large hole in a city street has shut down an intersection. City crews are repairing the hole at the intersection of Logan and Broad after the roadway gave out. The culprit may have been a sewer main eroding and finally collapsing and causing the roadway to sink. The roadway will be closed until repairs […]

Motorists share concerns on new Cottonwood Creek bridge

Motorists share concerns on new Cottonwood Creek bridge

With all four lanes opened to motorists and a bridge dedication in the books, some motorists say they still don’t feel comfortable driving on the newly built $18M SH-33 Cottonwood Creek bridge. Motorists say the lack of signs and road markings are making the drive a guessing game when it comes to merging into lanes. […]

Watch: County officers sworn into office

Watch: County officers sworn into office

Three elected Logan County officers were sworn into office Wednesday morning. Under the guidance of Associate District Judge Louis Duel, County Commissioners Marven Goodman and Monty Piearcy and Assessor Tisha Hampton gave their oath inside the Logan County Courthouse. Piearcy (pictured back right) begins his fourth full term as the District 3 commissioner. Goodman, the […]

City awarded with 50-50 grant to update Mineral Wells Park

City awarded with 50-50 grant to update Mineral Wells Park

The City of Guthrie was awarded a grant from the Land & Water Conservation Fund to help make improvements to Mineral Wells Park. Some of the improvements include, updating playground equipment to be ADA accessible for children with special needs. New equipment will incorporate a historic theme and color scheme to blend well with the […]

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