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October 28th, 2014


October 28, 2014

Myra (Tony) Holder, 66 year old Guymon resident passed away Saturday October 25, 2014 in Spearman, Texas at The Hansford Manor.
Myra Charlenne Isbell was born June 15, 1948 in Pampa, Texas to Joe and Faye (Johnson) Isbell. Myra attended Pampa Public Schools graduating with the class of 1968. On September 19, 1969 Myra was united in marriage to Elmer Holder in Pampa. Myra was a Homemaker for her family.


October 28, 2014

Gayle (Hall) Caudell, 75, of Guymon, passed away Saturday evening, October 25, 2014 at the Heritage Community Manor.
The daughter of Rayburn and Agnes (Watson) Hall, she was born November 17, 1938 in Shamrock, Texas. Gayle graduated from Allison, Texas High School and attended two years college at WTSU in Canyon, Texas.

A different game of tag at the Dead Zone

October 28, 2014

When it comes to weekend fun, Kelly Westcott and Mackie Wacker are offering up an affordable way to get out while getting a workout.
Dead Zone Laser Tactical Laser Tag Combat is located two miles west of Guymon, on the south side of US Highway 54.
Wacker cites ‘The Walking Dead’, the AMC cable television hit as her inspiration for the theme of the laser tag course.
“Guymon needs something like this,” Wacker said. “This is a great way for all ages to get out and do something. I’ve had 2-year-olds out here and I’ve had a 70-year-old.”

Halloween is hopping here in Guymon

October 28, 2014

This year it won’t be difficult to find plenty to do Halloween night in Guymon. Multiple organizations are offering up shrieks and treats for the holiday.
Starting on Wednesday and Thursday, Guymon Lions Club is hosting The Haunted train at Thompson Park. Both days the train will run from 6 p.m. to dark. On Friday, the train will run 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Rides will be half price for anyone in costume.

October 27th


October 27, 2014

Patricia M (Lawson) Mallard, 74, Rea, MO (formerly of Hooker, OK) passed from this life on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at her home. She was born June 19, 1940 in Grand Island, Nebraska to Floyd and Edna (Johnson) Lawson.

Patricia was a sweet loving person who everyone would call mom. She loved her family, animals and would take in any child that needed a home and never knew a stranger.


October 27, 2014

Gwendolyn Mae (Hill) Searcy, 63, lifelong Guymon resident; passed away Wednesday morning, October 22nd 2014 at the Memorial Hospital of Texas County.

The daughter of Edward Marvin and Doris Mae (Alberty) Hill, she was born January 23, 1951 in Guymon.

Gwen attended school in Guymon graduating with the Class of 1969. She was a member of the Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church.

Gwen and Jesse Ray Searcy were united in marriage on March 6, 1972 in Guymon. Gwen was a homemaker, and had a passion for crocheting.

Friday Night Recap: Texhoma win over Fairview heats up District A-1 playoff race; Guymon running game strong in loss; Hooker offense shines

October 27, 2014

Texhoma’s 27-26 come-from-behind win in Fairview not only gave Thomas-Fay-Custer sole possession of first place in the District A-1 standings, it created a 3-way race for third between Texhoma, Hooker and Mooreland.
And if Hooker can knock off Fairview at home this week, and Texhoma can take care of Mooreland on the road, the Red Devils, Bulldogs and Fairview would be tied for second heading into the final week of the season Nov. 7th.

See full story in Monday's issue.

Tigers second, Lady Tigers third in regional meet

October 27, 2014

NORMAN — The Guymon Cross Country teams are headed to state after strong finishes Saturday at the 5A West Regional.

The Guymon boys finished second in the region, while the Lady Tigers placed third.

See more in Monday's issue.

Bulldogs repeat as state champion; Lady Dogs 2nd

October 27, 2014

SHAWNEE, Okla. — Hooker High School head cross country coach Stan Katchel didn’t know he had won his second straight state cross country championship until a reporter from FOX Sports Oklahoma pulled him aside for an interview.

The coach was rightfully concerned about one of his runners who had collapsed at the finish line and needed medical attention.
The runner, Junior Amador, will be OK, and today, the Hooker Bulldogs celebrate a dominating performance for their second consecutive state championship.

Hooker’s 1-2 punch also produced a state runner-up finish for the Lady Bulldogs.

October 26th

Apartment explosion kills one in Borger

October 26, 2014

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