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On Monday, Nov. 23, the Texas County Board of Commissioners declared an extreme fire danger in Texas County and instated a burn ban to last no longer than 14 days. The ban may be lifted at any time during the 14-day period, and subsequent resolutions may be passed after the 14-day period.

The Boards of Education for Texas County schools (Guymon, Goodwell, Texhoma, Yarbrough and Optima) have announce that statutorily qualified individual interested in running as a candidate for any school board seat may file to run as a candidate at the Texas County Election Board between the …

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Concerned Oklahoma parents of public-school students will be rallying at the State Capitol on Monday, Nov. 23, to demand a greater voice and role in education, especially as it relates to decisions involving school closures and virtual learning. The rally will begin on the South steps of the…

Hooker resident Mignon Lambley has decided to pursue her long-time idea of opening a nightly guest-house rental service in Hooker. The Arrow Bar Ranch Guest House, located just outside the town of Hooker, is now open for reservations.

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Wednesday morning, Nov. 11, Guymon High School students and faculty recognized those who have served our country during their annual Veterans Day program.

On Tuesday, Nov. 3, Oklahoma Panhandle State University announced that two employees placed on paid administrative leave in September had been reinstated after an investigation of a possible technology policy violation. "The independent investigation concluded that no sensitive data had been…

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Today is the last day to vote in the 2020 general election. If you didn't cast an early vote, make sure to visit the polls today by 7 p.m.! Listed below are some tips about how to find your polling location, acceptable forms of voter identity, election laws and more:

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Kaeden Acevedo and Fatima Molina were crowned the Guymon Fiesta King and Queen on Friday, Oct. 30. Both Acevedo and Molina received a full tuition waiver and full housing scholarship to Oklahoma Panhandle State University (OPSU) for 2021-22; the other attendants received a $500 tuition and $…

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Community members participated in the Trunk or Treat annual event down Main Street in Guymon!

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Christina M. Kidwell, a Guymon native and graduate of Guymon High School, was recently promoted to the United States Army rank of Master Sergeant as of Oct. 1, 2020.

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Looking at a watercolor done by Guymon artist Kari Jauregui is a small explosion of happiness that comes to you via color and form. Whether it is one of her cacti, flowers or animals, the color fills you, and you find yourself smiling.

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82-year-old Jerry Donald Hayworth of Guymon, was killed in a wreck on US 287 in Cimarron County Thursday afternoon. The wreck happened about 15 miles SE of Boise City. 

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On Friday, September 25, Homecoming activities commenced at 6 p.m. with the crowing of Guymon High School's 2020 King and Queen: Kaeden Acevedo and Daisy Chavez. Then the Guymon Football Team took on Carl-Albert at 7 p.m.

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On Sunday, September 20, the Victory Memorial United Methodist Church Youth Group competed in a scavenger hunt to collect food donations for Loaves and Fishes, Guymon's food bank. The youth and parents collected several shopping carts full of food, as well as some monetary donations, from co…

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The Guymon Daily Herald has obtained information from the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation (OSBI) in regards to the inappropriate behavior of a Guymon Public Schools employee. OSBI's Public Information Officer, Brooke Arbeitman, shared that the employee is facing multiple allegations, …

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Guymon Police Department responded Tuesday night to a shooting that occurred at Sunset Villa apartments in Guymon. It is understood that while individuals were likely injured, there have been no fatalities.  An investigation is currently underway. Further details are unclear at this time. 

In partnership with Bank of the Panhandle, Guymon Public Schools announced Laura Pickens, a third grade teacher at Academy Elementary, was selected as the September Teacher of the Month. Ms. Pickens was nominated by Melissa Watson, Principal of Academy Elementary, and recognized last night a…

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Oklahoma Panhandle State rodeo team member Beau Peterson is one of four final contestants to compete in a celebrity breakaway roping match up. If she if she is voted as the "Fan Favorite," Peterson will head off against a 19-time world champion breakaway roper for a chance to win $5,000 in t…

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On the afternoon of August 22, the Guymon Police Department was dispatched to NW 13th Street in Guymon, where a driver had struck and killed 30-year-old Carmelo Jauregui outside a residence. The driver of the vehicle was 27-year-old Cuauhtemoc Valenzuela of Guymon.

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On Thursday, September 3, Carter's Country Supercenter welcomed the Chamber of Commerce for a ribbon cutting to celebrate the store's grand opening in Guymon.

OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH), in partnership with the Oklahoma State Department of Education (OSDE), has updated its ‘Return to Learn’ guidance supporting a safe return to in-person learning for Oklahoma schools. The updated document clarifies key terms and …

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Tuesday, September 1, the City of Guymon shared that there had been 16 new confirmed cases of COVID-19in Texas County. According to the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH), there have been 1,160 total confirmed cases, seven deaths and 1,088 recovered in Texas County. As of September 1…

On Friday, August 28, Hooker High School Principal Brian Stalder announced that a Hooker High School student had come into contact with someone who had testsed positive for COVID-19. Those who were in close contact with the infected individual were notified and required to quarantine at home…

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Due to severalemployees testing positive for COVID-19, the Texas County Courthouse will be closed to the public until further notice. If anyone needs to visit one of the offices, please call ahead and make an appointment. Additionally, there is a drop box at the south door in which to leave …

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On Friday, August 28, Texas County Sheriff Matt Boley released a letter to the citizens of Texas County stating that public visitation and nonessential personnel, including religious groups and community volunteers, are hereby suspended in the detention center until further notice. This deci…

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Thursday, August 27 began the first-ever collaboration between Guymon High School and the Guymon Fire Department to present a firefighter training course. Twenty-one Guymon students met at the fire department at 8:15 a.m. for the first day of class. Proper COVID-19 preventative measures are …