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MHTC approves management contract with NWTHS

July 22, 2014

The new and improved Memorial Hospital of Texas County management and administration is beginning to take shape. Tuesday evening, MHTC’s Board of Control approved the management contract with Northwest Texas Healthcare System. A new CNO was hired and a CEO candidate will be interviewed for a second time today.
See more in Wednesday's edition of the GDH.

Azuma to return to Guymon Aug. 10

July 17, 2014

The drum of Africa is going to be heard on the Guymon street once again during the second Azuma: An African Celebration event. At 4 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 10, is the date and time for this exciting and educational program. The dark faces and beautiful colors and patterns of traditional African dress enjoy the sounds and smells and tastes of African here in Guymon.
Find out more in Friday's edition of the GDH!

Children's Health Fair

July 16, 2014

It's time to take part in a FREE Children’s Health Fair. It will be held at the Texas County Activity Center at 5th and Sunset from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. This promises to be a fun time and a great opportunity to get services and information.

Spearman teen stabbed, is in good condition

July 16, 2014

On Sunday evening, around 7:30 p.m., the stabbing of a 15-year-old girl took place in Spearman on Main Street.
The Spearman Police Department is continuing to investigate the situation, and there is a reward up to $500 for the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for the act.
“The young female is doing well,” Swan said. “She is in Amarillo with non life-threatening injuries and should be released in a couple of days.”
See Wednesday's edition of the GDH for further details in the case.

Dalhart man discovers infant in dumpster

July 16, 2014

On Saturday evening, a Dalhart man made a stunning and sad discovery that very well may have saved a baby’s life. While taking out the trash, he found a baby in the dumpster between the 1800 block of Oak and the 1700 block of Chestnut in Dalhart.
An arrest has already been made in the case. See Wednesday's edition of the GDH for details. You may also subscribe to our e-edition by calling our circulation department at 580.338.3355.

Knights of Columbus Poker Run to benefit local organizations

July 11, 2014

For those who like to be a part of something special that benefits the local community, The Knights of Columbus have an event coming up in August.
They will be hosting a poker run on August 2, with the first bike out from the Pub at the Bricks at 9 a.m. and the last back out at 10 a.m.
The poker run ends at the Pub on the Bricks as well, with 10 percent off of meals and free concert for registered bikers.
For more information, see Friday's edition of the GDH!

Homicide investigation on-going for death of Tyrone man

July 9, 2014

The small community of Tyrone is currently in shock with news of an investigation into the homicide of 70-year-old James Edward Vitkowski.
Vitkowski was the owner of Jim’s Auto & Salvage on Highway 54 and was found by one of his employees. The employee found Vitkowski lying on the floor.
He was transported to the hospital and then flown to a Kansas Hospital.
Vitkowski died Tuesday morning from what OSBI said in a release appears to be blunt force trauma to the head.

Ready Group meeting to discuss protection from identity theft

July 9, 2014

People of all ages have plenty of information available to them this coming Saturday, July 12 about identity theft and what can be done to be protected from it. 
The Ready Group meeting will be at 9:30 a.m., with coffee and visiting.
A free brunch will be served at 10:00 a.m., followed by a presentation by Sharen Wilson, Marketing Director at the Bank of the Panhandle, speaking about identity theft.

No more fireworks after 4th of July

July 7, 2014

The Fourth of July celebrations have ended, and the City fireworks display was named one of the biggest and best in Guymon’s history. GFD only had to respond to two fireworks-related calls in the midst of the celebrations, which means it was a safe celebration in the area. However, the fireworks should not go on, according to the Guymon Code of Ordinances.

Cimarron County citizens voice concerns about new neighbors

July 5, 2014

Being a newcomer to a small community is rarely easy. Upon moving to Cimarron County, the Barlow family found this to be true. Tuesday evening, community members gathered at the Cimarron County Fairgrounds in Boise City for an informative meeting regarding the religious affiliation this particular family may have with the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.
Read more in the weekend edition GDH!

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