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Guymon home lost to fire, community steps up to help

August 22, 2014

On Wednesday evening, when Sheila Scott and her daughters went out to visit her husband and the girls’ father at work, they had no idea they would not be able to return home. A fire roared through the family home, taking everything with it. However, the community has stepped up in a big way to help the Scott family rebuild their lives.

Assistant Texas County Fire Chief Grant Wadley said the fire was reported at 6:30 on Wednesday evening at 1110 S. Lelia by neighbors.

Fence patched up at Salyer due to accident

August 14, 2014

An accident occured just outside of Salyer Elementary School Wednesday morning. With school not yet in session, no injuries were sustained as a result of the wreck. Lt. Jason Bond of the Guymon Police Department, said officers responded to the 300 block of NE 2nd at 8:37 a.m. for a single vehicle accident.
Read more details in the Thursday edition of the GDH!

OklaVision honors Shutterbug Arlene Winfrey

August 14, 2014

Arlene Winfrey is a face often seen chasing storms, photographing community events, and exploring old houses and barns. Thunder and lightening is a cause for her friends to gather with cameras in hand and go on a shoot out.
Winfrey is a part of the Main Street Shutterbugs that take photo adventures as a group, have classes and discussions to help improve their photography skills.
Read about Winfrey's honor in today's edition of the GDH.

VIDEO: Tributes pour in for Robin Williams as celebrities, fans mourn

August 12, 2014

VIDEO: Tributes pour in for Robin Williams as celebrities, fans mourn

Blankenship honored as 2014 Global Relay For Life Hero of Hope

August 12, 2014

Sheila Blankenship of Hooker was honored July 18 as a 2014 Global Relay For Life Hero of Hope at the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Texas County.
See Tuesday's edition of the GDH for more on this story.

City approves snack bar at library, other items

August 5, 2014

Guymon City Council met for a special meeting scheduled for Monday evening and went over various agenda items.
Councilman Sergio Alvidrez spoke during the Public Comments portion of the agenda to commend TCEC for the new lights that are brightening the view on Main Street. He said many citizens have told him how much they are enjoying the view of the lights and how well they look on Main Street.

See more in Tuesday's paper.

BOC Chairman explains terms of MHTC, NWTHS approved contract

July 29, 2014

Memorial Hospital of Texas County's Board of Control Chairman Buddy Holbert explains the terms of the contract between Northwest Texas Healthcare System and MHTC regarding the new partnership. Learn more in today's edition of the GDH!

A father asks a community to join he prays for his daughter

July 26, 2014

Most 10-year-old children are spending their summer riding bikes, attending camp and enjoying the summer sun at the swimming pool. It’s simply not common for a 10-year-old little girl to have to muster up the strength to go through not her first, but her third open-heart surgery.
Sahryn Gilbert was born with a heart defect that affected her mitral valve. Before she reached the tender age of two, Sahryn underwent her first surgery to fix her mitral valve. Several years ago, in Tennessee, Sahryn received a mechanical mitral valve, as well as a pacemaker – via open heart surgury No. 2.

Spearman stabbing case now closed

July 25, 2014

A Texas Panhandle town was filled with worried residents after word spread of a perpetrator hurting a minor in the community. Earlier in the month, around 7:30 p.m., a 15-year-old girl was found in Spearman on Main Street and was believed to have been stabbed, and was later reported to be in good condition after the incident.
Spearman Police Department immediately began to investigate the situation, even offering a reward up to $500 for the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for the act.
Yesterday, Spearman Chief of Police Lance Swan said the case is now closed.

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.

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