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August 28th, 2015

Guymon boys, Hooker girls dominate Hooker CC meet

August 28, 2015

HOOKER — The Guymon High School cross country team proved the old adage on Thursday afternoon: There’s strength in numbers.

Forty-one of the 73 varsity boys competitors Thursday at Blackmer Municipal Golf Course were from Guymon.

But the only numbers that matter in cross country are the fastest times.

And Guymon placed six in the top 10 to dominate the meet, taking first place 33 points ahead of second place Hooker.

See more in Friday's paper.

August 27th

Week in preview: Aug. 31 through Sept. 6

August 27, 2015

Monday, Aug. 31:
The Texas County Commissioners will meet on the second floor of the county courthouse, located at 319 N. Main St. in Guymon. Commissioners Ted Keeling, Richard Bryan and Jack Strain conduct county business and hear from the various department heads as needed. There is also a public comment portion of the meeting for citizens of Texas County to speak briefly with commissioners. This meeting is open to the public.

August 26th

UPDATE: Reporter, cameraman killed on air; gunman dies

August 26, 2015

By STEVE HELBER, PAM RAMSEY and JONATHAN DREW

MONETA, Va. (AP) — A TV reporter and cameraman were shot to death during a live television interview Wednesday by a gunman who recorded himself carrying out the killings and posted the video on social media after fleeing the scene.

Authorities identified the suspect as a journalist who had been fired from the station earlier this year. Hours later and hundreds of miles away, he crashed a vehicle and troopers found him suffering from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. He died at a hospital later Wednesday, authorities said.

Two fatally shot while on air, Police looking for leads

August 26, 2015

MONETA, Va. (AP) — The general manager of a TV station in Virginia says two crew members were fatally shot on air in central Virginia.

Jeffrey A. Marks, general manager of WDBJ-TV, identified the two killed as Alison Parker and Adam Ward.

The station says in tweets and in a story on its website that the incident happened at a shopping center. The station says law enforcement officials are on the scene.

The station is based in Roanoke, Virginia, and serves the southwest and central part of the state. The shopping mall is just off Smith Mountain Lake.

August 21st

Week in preview, Aug. 24 through Aug. 30

August 21, 2015

Texas County is in high gear in the new school year, and the last week of August is leading into the autumn month of September. Cooler weather, football season, school activities and a whole lot of everything is coming up this month. Here is what's going on for the next week:
Monday, Aug. 24:
Monday morning at 10 a.m. on the second floor of the Texas County Courthouse, located at 319 N. Main St. in Guymon, the county commissioners will gather together to address the business of the county and get the week started off right. These meetings are open to the public.

Congressman Lucas visits Guymon, addresses issues

August 21, 2015

Congressman Frank Lucas arrived in Guymon on Friday morning to cover several prominent issues, including the Iran deal, the presidential primary candidates, Obamacare, VA affairs, and the local casino debate.

More details to come in the Friday, Aug. 22 issue of the Guymon Daily Herald.

August 16th

Guymon volleyball wins El Reno Tournament

August 16, 2015

The Guymon Lady Tigers volleyball team captured the championship of the El Reno Tournament on Saturday.

Details were not immediately available, but the GDH did learn that among the wins Saturday were a 2-0 sweep of Santa Fe South and a 2-1 win over Union City.

The tournament championship comes on the heels of a 5-set win over Fort Elliott (Texas) on Thursday.

Lady Tigers softball off to 3-1 district start after split with NW Classen

August 16, 2015

The Guymon Lady Tigers softball team found its winning stroke over the weekend, opening district play with a sweep over Oklahoma City Capitol Hill 23-0 and 20-1, and a split with Northwest Classen, falling 17-9 and winning 8-5.

The Lady Tigers (3-3 overall) will play at the Beaver tournament starting Friday.

Look for a recap of Saturday's games in the Monday edition.

August 14th

Week in preview: What's happening in Texas County the week of August 17-23

August 14, 2015

Monday:
The Texas County Commissioners meet every Monday morning at 10 a.m. on the second floor of the Texas County Courthouse inside the commissioners meeting room. The courthouse is located at 319 N. Main St. in Guymon. These regular county business meetings are open to the public.

August 11th

New Guymon softball coach living her dream

August 11, 2015

GUYMON — When Brandi Heath walks onto the field Thursday afternoon for the Guymon varsity softball season-opener against Woodward, it’ll be a special moment for the young coach. This is her third year at Guymon, so she’s been on the Lady Tigers field too many times to count. But tomorrow will be special.

It’s her first official game as the Lady Tigers head softball coach.

Find out about the 2015 Guymon varsity softball team in the Wednesday, Aug. 12th edition of the GDH.

 

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