March 27th, 2015
Our readers have presented questions and concerns regarding the prospect of a casino in Texas County. See today's issue of the GDH for answers from Shawnee Tribe Spokesperson Brent Gooden.
The Hooker Grade School tournament began play Thursday afternoon with 3rd/4th grade games at Hooker Junior High and 5th/6th grade games at Hooker High School. The boys begin play Friday, and the tournament wraps up Saturday. The Rod O'Hara Memorial Youth Tournament begins Friday at Goodwell High School and Oklahoma Panhandle State University. In the photo, the Guymon Pink Ladies held on to beat Gruver, Texas 14-12 Thursday afternoon at Hooker Junior High. (Staff photo/Shawn Yorks)
Texas County Clerk Marcia Hollingshead will retire after 28 years of service next week.
Find out what changes she has witnessed in those years and what her upcoming plans are in the Friday edition of the Daily Herald.
The Panhandle Citizens for Truth in Gaming gathered this evening before an audience at Church of the Nazarene in Guymon to disseminate information, as well as answer questions and concerns within the community. See the Wednesday edition of the Guymon Daily Herald for more information.
Tuesday evening's monthly meeting of the Memorial Hospital of Texas County was cancelled due to lack of a quorum.
The public is invited to attend the regular City of Guymon Council meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday at 219 NW 4th Street.
The following items are only a few to be discussed Thursday.
Discussion and Possible Action on Lease Agreement Between the City of Guymon and Panhandle Wind Girls Softball Organization
Discussion and Possible Action on Section 5311 Program Application Between the Oklahoma Department of Transportation and the City of Guymon for 2016 Operating Funds
Sample ballots from the TXCO Election Board can be found on page 6 of the Monday edition of the GDH.
Texas County will be the scene for two major youth basketball tournaments later this week, as the Hooker Booster Club Tournament begins Thursday and lasts through Saturday, and the Rod O'Hara Youth Tournament begins Friday at Goodwell High School and OPSU. Games for 3rd/4th graders and 5th/6th graders continue through Saturday.
See Monday's paper for more!
Bobby R. Trammell, 86, of Pampa, died March 18, 2015 in Pampa.
Graveside services will be at 2:00 PM Saturday, March 21, 2015, at Eldorado Cemetery in Eldorado, Oklahoma, with Rev. Pete Wylie, pastor of First Baptist Church of Eldorado, officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors.
Walter Leroy McCullar, 77, of Hooker, Oklahoma passed away March 19, 2015 at his daughters home after a seventeen year battle with bone cancer.