Archive - 2011
An explosion of applause and joyous screams rang through Guymonâs gymnasium as Taylor Landesâ putback rattled into the hoop, but the thunderous cheers turned into dismay and then disappointment as referees waved off the shot that was put up tenths of a second too late.
The Guymon Lady Tigers gave fans their moneyâs worth in Tuesdayâs home opener, rallying to tie the game three times in the fourth quarter, but they never could overtake Liberal, which held on to win, 57-55.
Leading by two at halftime, the Texhoma Red Devils broke away in a lopsided third quarter and topped the homestanding Balko Bison, 62-47 on Tuesday night.
Texhoma (2-1) led 18-15 after the first quarter and 26-24 at halftime before outscoring Balko, 29-5 in the third quarter to go up 55-29.
Senior center Jacob Murphy led Texhoma with 21 points, while senior forward Tyler Ansley added 17.
Senior guard Ty Casper led Balko (2-1) with 15 points, while freshman Dakota Jackson finished with 12.
Texhoma also won the junior varsity game, 49-18.
As temperatures are dropping, a few snow flakes are falling, shoppers are hustling and decorations are popping up everywhere, the Panhandle is âbeginning to look and feel a lot like Christmas.â While the seasonâs peak draws near, KGYN, Main Street Guymon and participating local businesses are gearing up for the 2011 Guymon Christmas Parade, this Sat., Dec. 10.
The parade will begin at 5:30 p.m. at 11th Street, travel south down Main Street and will end in front of the Main Street Guymon Office on 4th Street.
The residential care facility, Oklahoma Baptist Homes for Children, (OBHC) has been providing homes throughout the state for children since the early 1900s and currently serves approximately 200 children, ages 2 years old and up, organization wide.
OBHC has four facilities Boys Ranch Town in Edmond, the Baptist Home for Girls in Madill, the Owasso Campus in the Tulsa metro area and the Oklahoma City Campus.
âWeâre excited about what weâre doing throughout the state,â said Boys Ranch Development Representative, Michael Williams. âWe try to keep the facilities as âhomeâ as possible.â
The Guymon Mayor and City Council will meet to discuss adopting the 2012 operating budget at 6 p.m. Thursday at city council chambers, 219 NW Fourth.
The regularly-scheduled meeting will begin with a public hearing on the proposed budget, followed by discussion and possible action on adopting Resolution No. 11-14, Fiscal Year 2012 budget and authorizing any budget transfers.
The council will also have discussion and possible action on Resolution No. 11-15, establishing an investment policy for the city;
Benny Joe Miller was born Aug. 6, 1939 to Horace Charles and Ruth Williams Miller.Â He passed away in Boise City on Dec. 1, 2011.
He is survived by his wife, Lois Miller of Boise City; two daughters, Belinda and husband Phil Watson;Â April Miller; his son, Benton Miller; two grandchildren, October (Toby) Miller and Cooper Burton, all of Oklahoma City; brother, Ken C. Miller of Boise City; nephews, Will, Ace and Ryon Miller, and many other relatives and dear friends.
Guymon Police are searching for two suspects in a home-invasion burglary that took place Sunday night in the 300 block of North Perkins.
Officers responded to a call of a burglary in progress at 8 p.m. Officers arrived on scene and cleared the residence.
A witness told officers that two people were seen running from the area. With the help of the Texas County Sheriff's Department and K-9 units, officers searched the area but were unable to find anybody.
Donald L. (Donnie) Thoreson, 77, passed away early Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2011 at Hansford Hospital, Spearman, Texas.
Curtis Wayne Overton, 51, of Texhoma passed away Monday morning, Dec. 5, 2011 in Amarillo, following a brave battle with pancreatic cancer.
The son of Wayne and Nelvenia (VanWagner) Overton, Curt was born April 25, 1960 in Guymon. He was raised Hardesty, where he attended the Hardesty school system, graduating with the Class of 1978.
Curt married his high school sweetheart, Nancy Brown, on March 9, 1981 in Hardesty and they had two children: Chani and Cash.
Curt had worked for Phillips Petroleum, GPM, Duke Energy and DCP Midstream for the past 30 years.
â˘Tony & Tina Smith â $5 combo meal from Taco Tico.
â˘Cathy Byers â Wax stuffed animal from Treasures Past and Present.
â˘Caron Lynn Shaffer â One packet of 10 drinks from Mr. Burger.
â˘Brenda Owens â $10 gift certificate from United Supermarket.
â˘Paul Freeman â OPSU T-shirt.
â˘Chris Liebman â OPSU T-shirt.
â˘Ann Johnson â OPSU T-shirt.