September 21st, 2014
HOOKER â€” The Hooker Bulldogs scored early and often and celebrated Homecoming 2014 in grand style with a 47-0 win over Syracuse, Kan. on Friday night.
After sophomore Francis Ugarte was crowned Homecoming Queen, the Bulldogs set about grabbing their first win of the season. And they did it with a dominating performance on both sides of the ball.
Hooker (1-2 overall) scored on the first play of the game. Hunter Brown took the handoff from quarterback Dayton Metcalf and raced 74 yards to paydirt.
Junior Amador added the extra point for a 7-0 lead.
There are many organizations in the area that give back to the community in many ways, and Pink Heals is one of those organizations.
Friends and supporters of Pink Heals have come together for the second year to organize a benefit poker run with all proceeds going to Pink Heals to be distributed back to the community for those in need of support for health reasons.
Ride, drive or walk; wind, rain or shine - the poker run will be happening this Saturday, starting in Guymon.
Find out all the details in Tuesday's edition of the Guymon Daily Herald!
After a last minute change of venue and cool weekend weather, the Guymon High School Student Councilâ€™s fundraising benefit event, Carnival for a Cure, turned out to be a great success.
The weather was just right and the location change to the east side of the high school in the half circle turned out to be a great place for the event to take place, those in charge said.
Find out more about Saturday's Carnival For a Cure in Monday's edition of the GDH!
Get out your masks, try to find a costume. The Chamber Banquet is a masquerade this year.
The Guymon Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and Special Events Committee are pleased to announce the date of the Annual Banquet is Tuesday, Oct. 21 at Pickle Creek. The theme is â€śMasquerade.â€ť
Don't miss this year's Chamber Banquet â€“ find out more about ticket sales in Monday's edition of the GDH!
Carmen Mesta de Casas, 37, passed away Friday morning, September 12, 2014 at her home in Guymon.
The daughter of Jesus and Maria (Avalos) Mesta, she was born July 16, 1977 in Durango, Mexico.
Carmen was married to Ignacio Casas on September 8, 2006 in Perryton, Texas. She has been a resident of Guymon for the past 14 years, and was a member of the St. Peterâ€™s Catholic Church.
She was preceded in death by her father and daughter, Gema Casas.
Erous Yvonne Elliott, 89, longtime Texhoma, Texas resident, passed away Saturday morning, September 13, 2014 at Vivianâ€™s Nursing Home in Amarillo, Texas.
The daughter of Lee Augustus and Erous Joan (Johnson) Berry, she was born January 8, 1925 in Brownfield, Texas. Yvonne grew up being a model in New Jersey. She was always confident in her dress attire, having everything match from head to toe.
Nevaeh Burwell, newborn daughter of Thad and Theresa Burwell of Guymon, passed away Friday night September 5, 2014 in Amarillo, Texas.
Baby Nevaeh born August 21st. Her twin sister, Heaven Leigh, passed away August 24th.
She is survived by her parents; two sisters, Alizahh and Amiliana; brother, Thad Burwell, Jr.; and her grandparents, Laurie and Juan Cruz; Leanna and Gabriel Medina. She is also survived by her aunts, Tasha Clay, Adrianna Medina, Marisa Rodriguez; uncles, Feliziano Cruz, Juan Cruz, Tony Cruz, Gabriel Medina, Jr; several cousins and numerous other relatives.
Dean Huckins, 94, longtime Guymon resident passed away Friday, September 5, 2014 at the Heritage Community Manor.
The son of William A. and Mable M. (Bell) Huckins, Orvil Dean Huckins was born March 16, 1920 in Putnum, Oklahoma. Dean was an Army combat veteran of World War II. He received his honorable discharge on January 23, 1946.
Ginger Hall Underwood, 67, An accomplished teacher, wife, mother, & author passed away on August 12, 2014. She is believed to have suffered a heart-related medical emergency that caused her to lose consciousness causing her car to veer into the path of a truck. Ginger was born on February 13, 1947 in Liberal, Kansas to Ray and Virginia Hall of Goodwell, Oklahoma. She is survived by her husband of 42 years Dr. Larry D.