August 22nd, 2014
On Wednesday evening, when Sheila Scott and her daughters went out to visit her husband and the girlsâ€™ 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.
HOOKER â€” The Hooker Lady Bulldogs found its winning form again on Tuesday afternoon, downing Goodwell-Keyes 14-7 on a hot, blustery day at the Hooker HIgh School athletic complex.
See more in Wednesday's paper.
GUYMON â€” The Guymon Lady Tigers volleyball team seemed headed for their second straight win Thursday afternoon against Briscoe (Texas) Fort Elliott. The ladies showed some heart in the first game, rallying late to post a 25-20 win.
See full story in Friday's edition.
Tyrone opened the 2014 softball season Thursday at home with the Panhandle Conference Tournament, featuring Texhoma, Hooker, Turpin, Goodwell and Boise City. The Lady Bobcats took on Boise City in the tournament opener Thursday at Tyrone High School, falling to the Lady Wildcats 9-7 as Boise City dressed just eight players. Tyrone went on to a 15-0 loss to Hooker later Thursday as the Lady Bulldogs also ripped Boise City 14-1.
GUYMON â€” The Guymon Lady Tigers took on Beaver in their home-opener Thursday night, falling to the Lady Dusters 12-4.
But head coach Wes Bryson said, while heâ€™s not pleased with his teamâ€™s 0-3 start, heâ€™s not too terribly upset, either. He said the girls are playing well, with young players learning the ropes as well as team leaders sitting out some games with injuries.
See full story in Friday's edition.
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!
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.
Shirley Ann Walton, 76, of Guymon, passed away Tuesday morning August 12, 2014 at the Morton County Care Center in Elkhart, Kansas.
The daughter of Harley Lee and Baby Ruth (White) Martin, she was born January 4, 1938 in Ida, Louisiana.
She was married to Ray Walton on May 6, 1956 in Purcell, Oklahoma The family moved to Guymon from Ponca City, Oklahoma in 1966. Shirley was a homemaker, member of the Lifeway Christian Center and TOPS. She loved raising her children and going to church.
Hexiquio Rios, Jr., 25, of Las Vegas, Nevada formerly of Texhoma, passed away Saturday morning, August 9, 2014 as the result of an automobile accident in Las Vegas.
The son of Hexiquio and Ofelia (Gallegos) Rios, he was born November 28, 1988 in Guymon, Oklahoma. Hexiquio was raised in Texhoma, where he attended the Texhoma school system, graduating with the Class of 2008.
Hexiquio had been a resident of Las Vegas for the past four years, where he was attending college and working as a waiter.
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