July 15th, 2012
Jerrylee Spirlock, 70, of Guymon passed away Friday morning, July 13, 2012 at her home.
The daughter of Thomas Daniel and Geraldine (Enfield) Overton, she was born October 27, 1941 in Perryton, Texas.
Jerrylee and Tommie Spirlock were united in marriage on January 16, 1958 in Perryton. They moved to Guymon from Perryton in 1964. Tommie preceded her in death on June 29, 2005.
Mrs. Spirlock was a homemaker, waitress and restaurant manager for several years in Guymon.
The City of Guymon gave a big thumbs down to a proposed proclamation declaring Cross Park a tobacco-free zone, Thursday evening. Cross Park â€” the one on the west side of the YMCA â€” already contains signs along the walking trail (the parkâ€™s main feature) promoting a healthy lifestyle.
TEXHOMAâ€”Tacky plastic pink flamingos that people either love or hate helped finance a trip to Hawaii for two Texhoma cheerleaders to attend the 11th annual CheerHawaii USA Summer Invitational Camp.
Keirstin Campbell, Reagan Higgins and Tana Koehn were among just 200 cheerleaders nationwide that were selected to participate in the elite cheer program held June 28 to July 5 at the University of Hawaii campus in Honolulu on the island of Oahu. Campbell and Higgins were among only 125 that participated. Koehn was selected but was not able to attend.
Alice Skelton was born on July 14, 1920 to Mary Hisel in Channing, Texas. She was born in the family home, a home in which she would later raise her own family and occupy for 80 plus years.
Her early years were spent growing up with her two sisters, Vic and Lillian. The sisters would remain life-long friends.
Alice married Guy Easley in 1938. The couple had a daughter, Marilyn. Guy passed away in February 1945.
Jerrylee Spirlock, 70, of Guymon; passed away Friday morning July 13, 2012 at her home.
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.
M. Darlene Harriman, 82, passed away Friday morning, July 13, 2012 at the home of her daughter, Cynthia Schemm of Guymon.
Cremation is under the care of Henson-Novak Funeral Directors.Â Memorial services are pending.Â www.hensonnovak.com
A 19 year-old Liberal man was killed Thursday when the vehicle in which he was riding in struck a spray rig.
The accident took place at 4:05 p.m. Thursday four miles south and five miles east of Hooker at an uncontrolled intersection.
A 2009 John Deere self-propelled sprayer driven by Michael Wiebe, 21, of Hooker was southbound on Mile 51 and a 1997 Chevrolet 1500 pickup driven by a 13 year-old juvenile male from Hooker, was westbound on Road N when both vehicles entered the intersection. The pickup struck the left front tire of the sprayer.
Evidence of a resurgence of West Nile virus (WNV) has state health officials warning Oklahomans to take precautions against the mosquito-borne illness this summer.
â€śThe first WNV case in a Pittsburgh County man and positive mosquito tests in Tulsa County are a reminder that WNV is here and precautions need to be taken to protect against the disease,â€ť said State Epidemiologist Dr. Kristy Bradley.Â
HOOKER â€“ As summer temperatures cause electric bills to rise, members of Tri-County Electric Cooperative are encouraged to beware of scams, and instead use traditional methods to lower their energy bills.
Following five months of speculation over who might fill the girls basketball head coaching position at Guymon High School, the Guymon Public Schools Board of Trustees approved the appointment Amanda Boggs Monday night.
The 24-year-old, who has two years teaching and coaching experience, will teach at GHS as well as take the helm of the Lady Tigers, her first head coaching position.