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July 29th, 2012

‘Ghostlahoma’ coming to northwest Oklahoma in August

July 29, 2012

Ghostlahoma, Where the Wind Comes Sweeping Down the Plain and Ghosts of the Past Still Linger!
The annual “Ghostlahoma” event is making its way to Northwest Oklahoma for the first time, and is set for Aug. 18 at the Cherokee Strip Conference Center in Enid.
Ghostlahoma is a paranormal conference named after the book “Ghostlahoma — Over 100 years of Haunted History,” and began in Oklahoma City before moving to El Reno the last three years.

July 27th

Blackwell praises opening of Guymon CNG Fueling Station

July 27, 2012

State Rep. Gus Blackwell today praised the opening of Guymon’s first compressed natural gas fueling station.
“One way to ensure our economic prosperity in Oklahoma is to continue to exploit our natural gas reserves by promoting compressed natural gas vehicles,” said Blackwell (R-Laverne). “In order for consumers to increasingly use natural gas, we must have the infrastructure in place and I am excited every time I see a new compressed natural gas station open.”

Guymon Nazarene youth take mission trip to California

July 27, 2012

A group of Guymon teens are spreading a little bit of the joy of the Guymon Nazerene Church to groups of people in California.
Youth and Family Pastor Matt West loaded up 22 youth and five adults for the ten day mission to San Fransisco. During this trip, the teens are working with a group in Oakland to provide Vacation Bible School for almost 200 children in Chinatown.

Lucretia Veach

July 27, 2012

Lucretia Mae “Pat” Veach of Guymon passed away peacefully Friday afternoon on July 20, 2012 in Amarillo after a brief illness.
She was born May 29, 1921 in Oilton, Okla. to Russell and Lyda Stanley.
She grew up and graduated high school in Oilton. She enlisted in the Women’s Army Corp in 1942 and due to an injury she was honorably discharged in 1943. She married Clarence Veach in Tulsa, on Sept. 1, 1944.

Elva Marie Born

July 27, 2012

Elva M. Born, age 90 of Wagoner, formerly of Guymon, passed this life on Tuesday, July 24, 2012 in Wagoner, Okla.  She was born in Hamlin County, S.D. on May 3, 1922, to Fred and Lana (Woodhouse) Tetzlaff. 
She was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith.   
Elva was a 1939 high school graduate in Thomas, S.D. and later furthered her education by attending business college in Omaha, Neb. 
She was employed as a civilian employee at the Ordinance Depot in Edgemont, S.D. and later in California. 

July 26th

Goodwell, Hooker girls part of High Plains Storm basketball team

July 26, 2012

Kyra Cathcart, of Hooker, and Shambri Kelso, of Goodwell, are part of the High Plains Storm ninth and 10th grade girls basketball team from Forgan, a traveling Mid America Youth Basketball team. They won their first tournament in Elk City, and then competed against 36 other teams from several states at the Summer KickOff Tournament in Newton, Kan. They then competed against girls that were in an older high school age bracket in a tournament in Dodge City, Kan., and in their final tournament in Enid this past weekend.

YMCA soccer players

July 26, 2012

Haddad signs with OPSU

July 26, 2012

Eddie Haddad, of Kyle, Texas, a 2012 graduating senior from San Marcos Academy, signed a letter of intent to play football for Oklahoma Panhandle State University. He was selected as a Sports Marketing Experts All Star this past season and he received the “Spirit Award” for outstanding hustle and work ethic.

OPSU volleyball three-peats AVCA academic award

July 26, 2012

GOODWELL—College students who also participate in athletics during their careers must balance their passion for their sport while maintaining demanding academic standards and the members of the volleyball team at Oklahoma Panhandle State University uphold an even higher standard.
For the third consecutive year, the women earned the prestigious American Volleyball Coaches Association Team Academic award.
In order to qualify for the award, the team must earn a minimum of a cumulative 3.30 grade point average based on a 4.0 scale.

July 25th

Elva Marie Born

July 25, 2012

Elva M. Born, age 90 of Wagoner, formerly of Guymon, passed this life on Tuesday, July 24, 2012 in Wagoner, Okla.  She was born in Hamlin County, S.D. on May 3, 1922, to Fred and Lana (Woodhouse) Tetzlaff. 
She was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith.   
Elva was a 1939 high school graduate in Thomas, S.D. and later furthered her education by attending business college in Omaha, Neb. 
She was employed as a civilian employee at the Ordinance Depot in Edgemont, S.D. and later in California. 

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