October 2nd, 2014
Texhoma High School will enjoy traditional Homecoming activities Friday evening. The Homecoming Court has been announced as, top row, from left: Pedro Fernandez, Moises Garay, Nathan Knitig, Jacob Test and Justice Thelander; and bottom row, from left: Roxana Gonzales, Jordan Whitfield, Naara Alonso and Braelyn Beattie. Crowning of the King and Queen will take place at 6:30 p.m., followed by the football game against Thomas at 7.
John G. Sloan, 66, of Guymon passed away Wednesday morning, October 1, 2014 at the St. Francis Hospital in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
The son of Russell Gilbert and Helen Cora (Wassom) Sloan, he was born April 2, 1948 in Larned, Kansas. John graduated from Borger High School in Borger, Texas with the Class of 1966. He then attended Frank Phillips College.
In 30 days, the Panhandle Regional Economic Development Coalition (PREDCI) and the City of Guymon, will no longer share employee Vicki Ayersâ€“Portman as Economic Development Director of Guymon, as well as Director of PREDCI. Ayers-Portman will become strictly an employee of the City of Guymon.
See Thursday's edition of the GDH for reasons from City Manager Kim Meek as to why she believed the termination of services was necessary.
A well-known Guymon woman has 80 great years of life to celebrate, and all of the community is welcome to join in. Jean Fuerstenau has worn many hats in the community when it comes to her various skills and talents she shares with others.
A reception to celebrate her 80th birthday will be at 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday at Golden Crown, located at 412 N. Main Street in Guymon.
Learn more in Tuesday's edition of the Guymon Daily Herald.
Often times, the hard work and dedication to others is overlooked when it comes to youth, and the GDH is taking the time to recognize some of these outstanding students. Helping others is a very thoughtful act and is being exercised diligently by Hooker High School student, Rachelle Hidalgo.
Learn more about GDHâ€™s Outstanding Student Volunteer, Rachelle Hidalgo in Monday's edition of the GDH.
Maria DelRosario Espinoza, 48, of Optima passed away Saturday morning, September 27, 2014 at the Memorial Hospital of Texas County in Guymon.
The daughter of Fernando Marquez and Maria DelRosario Candia, she was born November 1, 1965 in Zaragoza, Chihuahua, Mexico.
Maria and Gregorio Espinoza, Jr. were married on August 2, 1984 in El Paso, Texas. The family moved to Guymon in May of 2001 from El Paso, and recently had moved to Optima. Maria was a homemaker and member of St. Peterâ€™s Catholic Church.
Debra Kerl, 57 year old Perryton, Texas resident and former Guymon resident was born on February 9, 1957 Guymon, Oklahoma. Debbie passed away on Friday, September 26, 2014 in Perryton.
Debbie was the daughter of J.R. and JoAnn Adams and Delores Kitchens. She was raised in the Oklahoma panhandle, mainly in the Guymon area. She attended Guymon schools, graduating with the class of 1975.
On January 13, 1978 Debbie was united in marriage to Roland Kerl. Their marriage was blessed by three sons.
Elizabeth Tino Pablo, 5 month old daughter of Manuel Tino Pacheco and Candaleria Pablo Pol passed away Wednesday night, September 24, 2014 at her home in Guymon. Elizabeth was born April 8, 2014 in Guymon.
Funeral services will be conducted Friday evening, September 26th at 6:00 p.m. at the Iglesia de Dios Pentecostal Church in Guymon with Pastor Manuel Hernandez officiating. Graveside services will be held Saturday morning, August 27th at 10:00 a.m. at Babyland in the Elmhurst Cemetery. Services are under the care of the Bunch - Roberts Funeral Home of Guymon.
Lotte G. Headrick, 73, of Hooker, Oklahoma passed away September 17, 2014 at Integris Bass Baptist Medical Center in Enid, Oklahoma.
Lotte was born August 10, 1941 in Dudweiler, Germany, the daughter of Nicholas and Katherine Gruen and sister to ten brothers and sisters. During and after her high school education she worked in a bakery for a family she dearly loved.
She met and dated James Headrick, who was stationed in Germany with the U.S. Air Force. They dated until 1964 when James was relocated to the U.S. and later in May of 1964 Lotte came to the U.S.
Jeff Barnes, 43, passed away Wednesday, September 17, 2014 in Keyes, Oklahoma.
The son of Ellen Joy (Surface) and Stanley Eugene Barnes, Jeff was born July 25, 1971 in Perryton, Texas. The Barnes family lived near Yarbrough, Oklahoma, where Jeff attended school, graduating with the Class of 1989. He attended Panhandle State University in Goodwell, Oklahoma. Jeff worked for Cimarron County as an equipment operator before working for the Oklahoma Department of Transportation. Jeff was a gifted and competent mechanic, could rebuild cars and was especially fond of Cub Cadet tractors.