May 27th, 2015
Alonzo Bearl Elliott of rural Texhoma, Oklahoma passed away the morning of Monday, May 25, 2015 in his home. Bearl and his twin brother Earl were born November 1, 1915 to Robert Theodore Elliott and Rebecca Alice Arnold Elliott in the family dugout. He attended North Fork School in Texas County, Oklahoma. He later served in World War II from January 1942 - December 1945 starting in the mounted cavalry, and later serving in Company B 11th Tank Battalion as a tank gunner, Army of the United States.
The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for the following counties:
Beaver, Beckham, Custer, Dewey, Ellis, Greet, Harmon, Harper, Roger Mills, Texas, Washita and Woodward.
The National Weather Service has also released the following weather statement:
"Thunderstorms are possible this afternoon and tonight, mainly across the eastern Oklahoma and Texas panhandles. Some thunderstorms will become severe with large hail up to golf ball size and damaging winds the main threats, and low threat for tornadoes."
The Texas County Coalition will be participating in the annual Oklahoma Healthcare Authority training and forum, as well as preparing for the annual Children's Health Fair in July.
To find out more about both events, grab a copy of the Thursday edition of the Guymon Daily Herald.
Harwell & Harwell Orthodontics will host it's grand opening in downtown Guymon May 21 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. A ribbon cutting with the Guymon Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors will be at 12:30 pm at 616 N Main St. Lunch will be provided.
Guymon High School graduating class of 2015 will be holding commencement Friday evening, May 22 at 8:00 p.m. at Lou and Carl McKinnon Field, if inclement weather, the ceremony will be held at Guymon High School Auditorium. Be sure to get a copy of today's (Wednesday) paper with the special Guymon graduation keepsake edition!
The Guymon High School Athletic Awards banquet is set for 6 p.m. at the Texas County Activity Center. Tickets are $12 in advance at Guymon High School and $15 this evening at the door.
Arle Ellis Bunch, 92, longtime Guymon businessman passed away Saturday morning, May 16, 2015 at the Heritage Community Manor.
The son of Paul Ted and Harriet Louise (Dayton) Bunch, Arle was born November 13, 1922, two miles north of Newburg, Missouri. He was saved at the age of 12 at the Mt. Olive Church in Newburg. Arle attended school in Rolla and Springfield, Missouri, graduating from Springfield High School in 1941.
Hollis Kenneth Quesenbury, 92, lifelong panhandle resident; passed away Tuesday morning, May 12, 2015 at the Southwest Medical Center in Liberal, Kansas.
The son of William Spencer and Nellie (Parker) Quesenbury, he was born May 15, 1922 at the home place in Hitchland, Oklahoma.
He was married to Lucille Martin on November 17, 1946 in Guymon. They lived in Guymon for three years before moving to Hardesty. She preceded him in death in February of 2000. He was married to Coalleen Ellison on September 4, 2004 in Hooker.
The Oklahoma Panhandle University 2015 graduating class gather to walk across the dais Saturday morning at the Oscar Williams Field House in Goodwell. Congratulations to all the graduated seniors!
1250 PM CDT SAT MAY 16 2015
TORNADO WATCH 175 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 800 PM CDT FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS
OKLAHOMA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE
BEAVER BECKHAM GREER
HARMON JACKSON ROGER MILLS