August 20th, 2012
GUYMON â€” Three North Texas con artists are in the Texas County Jail after a driveway sealcoating scam targeting an elderly Texas County resident. James Pruitt, 67; George Lester Fogle, 65, and Charles Theodore Dodd, 45, all from Point, Texas, about 65 miles east of Dallas, are each charged with four counts of obtaining property by trick or deception, false statement, pretense or con game, and one count each of conspiracy.
The men were arrested in the 500 block of North Ellison on Aug. 9 by Texas County Sheriffâ€™s Deputies after trying to cash a check for $19,000 at City National Bank.
The Guymon High School varsity softball team played in the El Reno Softball Tournament Friday and Saturday.
Results provided by El Reno High School are as follows. GHS lost to Western High, Northwest Classen, Duncan and Enid. The final game ended early due to rain with Enid leading. Scores and stats were not available.
Guymonâ€™s Kate Strickland had 49 kills and was named to the All Tournament Team and the Lady Tigers finished in second place at the Calumet Volleyball Tournament Saturday.
Guymon beat Seminole 25-6 and 25-6 and then handled Union City 25-15 and 25-20. Following the two decisive wins, the Lady Tigers lost to Deer Creek 14-25 and 17-25 in the double elimination tournament. Guymon went on to beat Southwest Covenant 25-12 and 25-22. Facing Deer Creek again in the best three out of five championship match, Guymon lost to Deer Creek 17-25, 21-25 and 11-25.
Hooker and Texhoma each won one and lost two at the Panhnadle Shootout at Beaver and Forgan over the weekend.
The Woodward JV defeated Buffalo 15-9 in the finals for the championship.
The Lady Bulldogs lost to Forgan 3-0 in the first game.
Hooker pitcher Kyra Cathcart struck out four batters and held Forgan to three runs.
â€śShe really didnâ€™t do so bad. They only got three runs,â€ť said Hooker head coach Terry Meade. â€śShe gave up a single in the first and a single in the third and a double in the third. Thatâ€™s what hurt her. The rest of it was pretty much under control.â€ť
Evelyn Deane, 102, of Guymon passed away Saturday afternoon, Aug. 18, 2012 at the Dunaway Manor in Guymon.
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.
The Western Kansas Swim Club recently named two members of the Guymon Gators Swim Club to the 2012 WKSC All-Academic Team.
Student-athletes were selected for exemplary achievements in both academics and the sport of swimming. The WKSC, a member of Missouri Valley Swimming LSC, and USA Swimming, covers a three-state area: Kansas, Oklahoma, and Texas, and includes Guymon, Spearman and Dumas, Texas, and and Hays, Colby, Great Bend, Dodge City, Scott City, Garden City, Lakin, Ulysses, Leoti and Liberal, Kan.
HOOKER â€” Zac Perkins, Vice President, Corporate Services of Tri-County Electric, held a discussion meeting to inform the community of current standings and the goals that Tri-County has for the future. He discussed the visions and missions that the Cooperative stands for.
He provided information about Tri-County that describes their promise to serve their members with integrity, innovation, accountability, and commitment to their communities. They are a member-owned business committed to delivering safe, reliable electric service at the lowest price allowed by good management practices.
Mickey Nash, age 92 long time Guymon resident died Thursday morning, Aug. 16, 2012 at Odyssey Hospice in Amarillo. She had resided at the Cottages at Quail Creek in Amarillo for the past six years.
Mickey was born Sept. 6, 1919 in Childress, Texas and at age 3 she moved to Guymon with her parents Mr and Mrs Homer E Dixon Sr. After graduating from Guymon High School in 1937 she attended Panhandle A& M College in Goodwell.
PriscillaÂ Louise Helms of Oklahoma City, at the age of 55, went Â to be with the Lord on Aug. 16 2012 at 9:20 a.m. at the Intergris Baptist Hospital after a prolonged illness.Â
She was born to H.R. and Namona Helms on Aug. 30.Â 1956 in New Boston Texas.Â Â
She is preceded in death by her father H.R. Helms.Â