MHTC makes progress on debts, radiology
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 02:57:33 GMT

Memorial Hospital of Texas County is seeing progress, per reports of staff and administration as Synergic Resource Partners Guymon LLC continues to move forward with work to improve patient care and services at the facility. This week, the Board of Trustees heard from COO Mike Carter, financial advisor Mike Mullins and CCO Kenda Pritchard, who shared updates.

Guymon boys, girls sweep Del City
Sat, 14 Apr 2018 05:52:45 GMT

Gide De scored three goals and Javier Medina two as the Guymon boys improved to 10-3 overall and 4-2 in District 5A-1 with a Cold, windy and wet 7-0 win over Del City, Friday evening. With a temperature around 40 degrees, a north wind gusting to 40 mph and intermittent light rain showers, the Tigers did the bulk of their scoring against the wind in building a 5-0 half advantage.

The Guymon Daily Herald has received the following from Guymon Public ...
Fri, 13 Apr 2018 22:46:29 GMT

Home A The Guymon Daily Herald has received the following from Guymon Public Schools Superintendent Doug Melton: Guymon Public Schools will be in session on Monday, April 16th.

North Park to observe 39th annual Land Run day
Fri, 13 Apr 2018 01:35:39 GMT

One of the many memorable experience many former Guymon students today recall is the annual participation in an event that remembers the events of the 1889 land run, in which hopeful pioneers awaited the crack of a gun, signaling their chance to claim a parcel of land to start a new life. Each year, students have learned about sewing, hanging the laundry, cooking, post hole digging, games that entertained groups in the Old West, and all about life in the Oklahoma territory before it became a state.

The Guymon Daily Herald has received word from Superintendent Doug...
Thu, 12 Apr 2018 02:45:29 GMT

Home A The Guymon Daily Herald has received word from Superintendent Doug Melton that Guymon Public Schools will remain closed on Thursday, April 12 and Friday, April 13. Bus routes, breakfast and lunch schedules will continue on those days.

Teachers, supporters move into day 3 and 4 of state walkout
Thu, 05 Apr 2018 01:42:10 GMT

With high emotions, claims from legislators, bills signed and crowds increasing in size, the teacher walkout continues across the state of Oklahoma as educators and their supporters continue to send a message to the state capital on insufficient education funding. At the Guymon Public Schools Board of Education special meeting on March 19, teachers spoke before the board on their stance in support of a walkout.

Guymon doctor sentenced to federal prison for dispensing drugs without medical purpose
Tue, 03 Apr 2018 18:26:54 GMT

A Guymon doctor has been sentenced to eight months in federal prison for dispensing prescription drugs without a medical purpose. Christopher Bateman Slater, 57, admitted to providing promethazine with codeine to an individual without a legitimate reason.

Thousands of Oklahoma teachers march at capitol, demand education funding
Tue, 03 Apr 2018 04:31:36 GMT

"All you legislators better step up your game! We don't play, play! Remember our name! We don't take defeat!" teachers chanted as they held up signs and walked a circle around the capitol. "Tell me what democracy looks like! This is what democracy looks like!" chanted others at the rally led by the Oklahoma Education Association.

2018 Pioneer Days Queen and Marshall announced
Mon, 02 Apr 2018 23:48:11 GMT

Bernine Rawlins and Carroll Gribble are announced as the 2018 Pioneer Days Queen and Parade Marshall during the Guymon Chamber of Commerce general membership meeting on April 2. More about their lives, pioneer spirit and family history to come in the Pioneers Day edition of the Guymon Daily Herald.

Driver's License Locations Closed As Oklahoma State Workers March
Mon, 02 Apr 2018 16:46:31 GMT

Several Oklahoma Department of Public Safety driver's license locations are closed Monday, April 2. The agency tells News On 6 the closings are due to employees attending the rally at the capitol. Altus, Broken Arrow, Bartlesville, Guymon, Ponca City and Stillwater offices are closed, according to DPS.

State briefs for March 31
Sat, 31 Mar 2018 12:49:30 GMT

Southmoore, Weatherford and Drummond high schools won sweepstakes titles at the 105th annual Southwestern Oklahoma State University Interscholastic Meet held Thursday on the Weatherford campus. Director Taler Alexander said 64 Oklahoma schools competed in the academic contest, a tradition on the SWOSU campus since 1913.

Guymon Schools to suspend classes; teachers demonstrate
Sat, 31 Mar 2018 03:37:36 GMT

On Friday morning, and email sent out by Guymon Public Schools Superintendent Doug Melton stated the following: "Guymon Public Schools will suspend school until further notice. Breakfast and Lunch will be served starting on Tuesday, April 3. Buses will also run to deliver kids to the cafeterias for the students that live in city limits.

Guymon Public School Teachers Vote to Walkout
Fri, 30 Mar 2018 04:28:01 GMT

After a historic raise is approved by the Oklahoma House and Senate, nearly 200 teachers across the district gathered to discuss their next plan of action. Although Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin said the passing of the revenue package is the largest pay raise for teachers in the state, at $6,100, educators said it is not about the money.

Following a site visit and Texas County records check, the deed...
Wed, 28 Mar 2018 22:34:55 GMT

The Shawnee Tribe signed a deed placing 107 acres in the Oklahoma Panhandle officially in trust, clearing the way for the building of the Golden Mesa Casino. In doing so, the Tribe and its partners, Global Gaming Solutions, took a major step closer to the start of construction on the 42,000-square-foot, modern casino entertainment center on 107 acres southwest of Guymon, Okla., in Texas County.

Authorities Intercept More Than 150 Pounds of Meth in Oklahoma Heading to St. Paul
Tue, 27 Mar 2018 01:06:25 GMT

Federal court documents claim a January traffic stop in Oklahoma yielded around 151.8 pounds of methamphetamine allegedly scheduled to be delivered to St. Paul. An affidavit filed in U.S District Court in Minnesota alleges William De Roo Ramirez was driving a 2017 Toyota Camry with Arizona license plates when he was stopped near Guymon, Oklahoma, on Jan. 18. Ramirez and his passenger, Maria Salas-Sanchez, were both arrested.

Guymon Schools to extend Christmas, Spring breaks in 2018-19 school year
Mon, 26 Mar 2018 20:40:23 GMT

After discussions with the Guymon Public Schools Board of Education and district staff, changes have been made to the calendar in anticipation of the 2018-2019 school year. A longer Christmas Break and Spring Break are now scheduled, with other days shifted for staff throughout the year to accommodate the changes.

Strengthening Our Area & Its People: Guymon Community Theatre
Sat, 24 Mar 2018 06:50:38 GMT

People often want to gain new skills, improve the quality of life in their community, have fun, meet new people, influence, change, or help people. Studies on volunteerism report that all of those things benefit not only the places or organizations one volunteers in, but also the volunteer themselves.