Robert Lee âBobâ Glidewell, 80, of Hooker, Oklahoma passed away Aug, 29, 2011 at Oklahoma Heart Hospital in Oklahoma City.
Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011 at the Hooker Cemetery with Evan Eggleston officiating. Roberts Brothers Funeral Home in Hooker, Oklahoma is in charge of arrangements
Memorials are suggested to the Hooker Firefighters or the Hooker Ambulance Association or the Hooker Cemetery Fund and may be left at the Roberts Brothers Funeral Home, Box 745, Hooker, OK, 73945.
Condolences may be left at robertsbrothersfuneralhome.com
One local young man has experienced more in the past few years than many of us will experience in a lifetime. Paul Downing, the 17 year old son of Gregg and Lori Downing, sat down with the Guymon Daily Herald and shared several exciting stories of flight and world travel, memories he will never forget.
On his 16th birthday, Paul flew his first solo flight and currently holds a student pilot certificate. Paul said he has seen pilots his age featured in magazines, however has not yet met a pilot as young as himself.
Daniel O. Talcott went to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday evening, Aug. 26, 2011; he passed away at the Plum Creek Specialty Hospital in Amarillo at the age of 87. He had fallen and broken his hip at his home on July 16, was flown to Amarillo and had surgery the following day. His recovery was up and down, but he held his own for his age.
The youngest of 11 children, he was born on Feb. 19, 1924, to Frank Newcomb and Valena Mae (Allison) Talcott on the family homestead northwest of Hardesty on Coldwater Creek.
Maxine Joan âMickieâ Pierce, 77, of Guymon passed away Saturday evening, Aug. 27, 2011 in Amarillo, Texas.
The daughter of Jesse and Grace (Hilton) Korber, she was born Dec. 9, 1933 in Harveyville, Kan. Mickey was raised and attended school in Pawnee City, Neb. graduating from Pawnee City High School.
Since their grand opening at the beginning of the year, owners and employees from local coffee shop, Urban Bru, has made giving back to the community a priority.
Owners Manny and Susan Barias opened the store with hopes of not only offering Guymon a variety of quality coffees, drinks and healthy food in a relaxing atmosphere, but an opportunity to give back to the community they call home.
The Guymon Fire Department is gearing up for the upcoming Regional Fire School, Sept. 24-25, which is open to all area Fire Departments interested.
Training of this kind is a first in the Panhandle will be taught by instructors from across the state and will include classes on EMS trailer, pathology, crime scene preservation, Ag and farm rescue, small department tactics and meth lab response.
Guymonâs Assistant Fire Chief, Dean McFadden to the Guymon Daily Herald, âThis will be the first time the Ag rescue class has been taught in Oklahoma in a long time.â
Driving to a farm outside of Texhoma, Iâm greeted at the door by a friendly lady. It is just a hint of the hospitality that is shown for the entire evening.
Margaret Russell invites me into the house, where I meet her husband, L.J. He is proudly wearing his WW II Victory Day shirt presented to him recently.
âIt was a nice honor they gave to all the veterans,â he says about the recent Guymon celebration.
At the time that his draft number was coming up, L.J. lived near Georgetown, Texas. He rode the bus to San Antonio to be inducted into the military.
A streak can be a powerful thing.
There is no doubt that they can affect the psyche of a player, a team or a fan base. Steaks can inspire confidence and they can create insecurity.
They can be hard to keep going, but sometimes they are even harder to snap.
The Guymon Tigers know that all too well as they carry a 15-game home losing streak into the season, one they hope to shed Friday as they host Dalhart in their season opener.
The Guymon Lady Tigers didnât take long to exact their revenge.
One day after having their 12-game win streak snapped by Forgan in pool play of the Guymon Softball Tournament, the Lady Tigers struck back in Saturday nightâs championship game, rallying into the lead and holding on to claim the title with an 8-6 victory.
The Guymon City Council on Thursday approved two new ordinances that will bring the city up to international standards on fire codes and building maintenance standards.
Ordinance 763 adopts the 2009 International Fire Code. The old ordinance, the cityâs fire code had previously been published by the American Insurance Association in 1976.
âIâm sure there have been lots of changes since then,â said John Shaffer of the cityâs code enforcement office.