June 18th, 2012
Juan Gutierrez, 31, of Guymon; died Thursday, June 14, 2012 at the Southwest Medical Center in Liberal, Kan.
Pastor Manuel Hernandez and family celebrated his life on Sunday afternoon, June 17 at 3 p.m. at the Pentecostal Church of God, 1012 E. Hwy 54 in Guymon.
Funeral Mass was Sunday, June 17 at 6 p.m. at the St. Peterâ€™s Catholic Church with Father Rauel Sanchez officiating.Â Services are under the care of the Bunch - Roberts Funeral Home of Guymon.
Interment will be in the Chuaquenum Cemetery in Joyabaj, Guatemala.
Kim Williamson Hambleton, 57, of Guymon; passed away Sunday morning, June 17, 2012 at the Baptist St. Anthonyâ€™s Hospital in Amarillo.
Funeral services are pending and will be announced by the Bunch-Roberts Funeral Home of Guymon.
Friends can sign the online guest book and leave condolences at www.bunchroberts.com.
Cora Lee Stacey, 77, of Tyrone, passed away Friday, June 15, 2012 at Southwest Medical Center in Liberal.
Services are pending with Roberts Brothers Funeral Home in Hooker.
Condolences may be left at www.robertsbrothersfuneralhome.com
By the end of July, physical therapy and home health (hospice) patients at Memorial Hospital of Texas County will need to find an alternative.
The hospital will no longer be offering those services as of July 28, and will stop taking new patients on June 25.
The cutbacks will affect 10 employees.
The president of the Guymon Babe Ruth Baseball Association looks at the abundance of talented 13-year-old boys playing Babe Ruth ball as the future of the Guymon High School Tigers baseball program.
â€śThese 13-year-olds are really going to reboot our high school program when they get there. These 13-year-olds are good,â€ť said Phillip Caudell.
Guymon Babe Ruth Baseball dates back more than 35 years.
Caudell, who was a Guymon Babe Ruth ball player during the 1980s, has run the program for eight years.
When it comes to professional emergency training, Guymon is on top of its game after a Hazmat exercise took place outside Memorial Hospital of Texas County Friday morning.
Anhydrous Ammonia was the toxin of choice named during the exercise made possible by the Texas County Emergency Management staff, members of the hospital staff, and members of the Oklahoma State University School of Fire, Protection, and Safety Technology Department.
The Guymon Police Department is looking for the publicâ€™s help to find suspects who broke into the Thai Oriental Food Mart at 1199 NE 12th on Friday.
Police were dispatched to the location at 9:38 a.m. Friday for a burglary no longer in progress. When officers arrived, they discovered the suspect(s) had cut a hole in the roof to gain access to the building. The business alarm was set off when the suspect(s) attempted to gain entry into another part of the building.Â
GOODWELL â€” Tuition at Oklahoma Panhandle State University is going up.
The Oklahoma A&M Board of Regents approved a resident tuition increase of 5.9 percent for the University on Friday.
OPSU said the increased tuition was necessary to cover mandatory costs, including the cost of rising utilities.
Tuition was also increased for Oklahoma State University.
Budget and tuition must now be approved by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education.