Archive - Dec 28, 2010 - News Article
GUYMON -- Emergency officials were called to the scene of a three car collision at the corner of May and Hwy. 54 Tuesday afternoon shortly before 5.
No serious injuries were reported. See tomorrow's GDH for more.
Making a difference and dancing for change is what a group of local youth did just last week.
Kalisa Mora, a senior at Guymon High School, started the organization, appropriately named 'Dancers for Change' this past summer. While away at a leadership conference at Wartburg College, Mora designed this project to be a service organization.
Mora, along with 'Dancers for Change' manager, Rebecca Peacock, organized the group's first event last Sunday.
"They're dropping like flies," is more than just an expression, it's a current reality.
It may be the holiday season, but it's also the season of sickness. Many area residents are reporting that they have the common cold, bronchitis or even the flu.
With the proper precautions, health professionals say that residents can reduce their chances of being sick. Here are some ways to help avoid being sick.
1. Wash your hands â€” It's important that hands are washed at all times with water and soap.
Oklahoma Governor-elect Mary Fallin recently announced her nominee for Secretary of Safety and Security and Commissioner of the Department of Public Safety as Michael C. Thompson who will be the first African American to serve as either DPS commissioner or secretary of safety and security after confirmed by the Senate.
"I am honored to have this opportunity to continue to serve the people of Oklahoma," said Thompson. "I am looking forward to working with Governor-elect Fallin to keep our citizens safe."
Guymon Loins Club presented a donation check as well as a food donation to Loaves and Fishes. Pictured left to right is Loaves and Fishes Vice President Dickie Schriber, Lions Club Member June Wadley and Loins Club Member Joyce Hallagin.
Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â The primary objective of having a weekly newspaper column is to keep Main Street Guymon and the activities that it is involved in before the public.Â â€śToo often we get busy doing what weâ€™re doing and we donâ€™t realize that people have no clue what weâ€™re working on,â€ť explains Main Street Director Melyn Johnson. â€śThey donâ€™t know what is available to do, and it is easy to forget what a wonderful community we have.Â On the Bricks is one way to remind people of all these things.â€ť