Shawnee seek to become part of Texas County community Setting up shop near Guymon is promised to be about more than a casino

Staff Writer

While talk has been swirling around the February 2015 announcement of the Golden Mesa Casino, much of the public discussion has been dominated by a group opposing the project, as well as federal control over land being requested for tribal trust. Many concerns have surfaced over the past few months, mostly in response to what other tribes have done elsewhere in the country.
Recently, the Guymon Daily Herald had the opportunity to ask a few questions on these concerns, and received responses from the Shawnee Tribe spokesman, Brent Gooden, see Monday's edition for details and more information.