Archive - Dec 30, 2010 - News Article
GUYMON âÂ Only one convenience store failed an alcohol compliance test conducted by the Guymon Police Department Wednesday evening.
"We sent an underage informant into all the convenience stores and liquor stores in Guymon and only one store sold alcohol to the minor and did not ask for identification or ask for their age," said Guymon Chief of Police, Eddie Adamson.
It's New Year's Resolution time! Most people make them, but why?
The end of the year is significant to many as a way to leave the past behind and start over fresh. Casting off the old year and old habits or lifestyles and entering a new year with new ideas and hope for self improvement is the positive focus many of us need to get on track.
When gearing up to get this new year started right, we personally consider faults, habits and weaknesses, that have dragged us down all year and desire to make a change for the better.
HARDESTY, Okla. â One year later, charges have yet to be filed on the man who allegedly killed his step-father, shot his mother and shot himself in the head.
It was Dec. 30, 2009 when James Ray Clayton, now 25, allegedly shot and killed his step-father, William Burl "Clay" Clayton, grazed his mother, Deidra Clayton with a bullet and then turned the gun on himself. Deidra Clayton was taken to Guymon's hospital and later released.
2010 will end with a bang on New Year's Eve. The place to be Friday night is the Texas County Activity Center in Guymon, where a live concert from the Award winning Christian Rock band, Pillar, will be performed.
Pillar was started in Kansas in 1998 by Lead Singer Rob Beckley and signed by Flicker records in 2000. After growing up in a small town, Beckley knew it could lead with kids making not so good choices due to lack of things to do and wanted to give them an alternative.
The group is now based out of Tulsa and signed with Essential Records.
A retirement party Dec. 14 honored Thyra Grounds for 29 years of dedicated service in the Assessor's Office, the last 12 years serving as County Assessor.Â
"I want to thank the voters of Texas County for trusting me to be your County Assessor," said Grounds.Â "I am going to miss the people I come in contact with through the office for the past 29 years.Â The new Assessor you have elected will do a great job.Â Thanks again Texas County."