July 2nd, 2015
Guymon will host its annual fireworks display on July 4 at dusk. The rodeo arena will be the staging point to shoot the fireworks, and the area will be blocked off for safety. Fireworks will be visible from a wide range around the northwest side of Guymon.
Freida â€śJoâ€ť Thompson was born on August 5, 1947 in Woodward, OK to Norman and Lois (Holmes) Mitchell. She passed away on June 25, 2015 in Oklahoma City, OK at the age of 67 surrounded by her family. Freida Jo graduated from Laverne High School where she was a first string guard in the girls basketball team. She attended Oklahoma Panhandle State University where she met and married C. David Thompson on April 1, 1967 in Englewood, KS.
Robert (Bob) Gene Lance age, 71 of Missouri Valley, Iowa passed away on Thursday, May 28, 2015 at his home in Missouri Valley, Iowa. Robert (Bob) was born on April 19, 1944 in Guymon, Oklahoma to Daniel Monroe and Ola (Harvel) Lance. He joined one brother John David and two sisters Wilma and Dorothy. Bob grew up on the farm and traveled with dad on the harvest crew. He joined the United States Army at the age of seventeen. This would be his life for twenty eight years. He was a true soldier and was a proud Green Beret. He loved jumping from planes and repelling for many years.
Mitchell Rafe Begley, 54, died Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at his residence in Liberal.
He was born April 4, 1961 at Guymon, OK, the son of Jack Vernon and Christene LaVerne (Jones) Begley.
He was a 1979 graduate of Goodwell High School and in 1983, he graduated from Oklahoma Panhandle State University, Goodwell, OK with a Bachelorâ€™s degree. In 2005, he earned his Masterâ€™s in Educational Administration from Fort Hays State University, Hays, KS.
The Guymon El Fuego 10U girls softball team went undefeated at the Tent City Tournament over the weekend in Dodge City. See Monday's paper for more photos from the tournament.
Jeremy Musgrave, 37 year old Guymon resident, passed away early Wednesday June 24, 2015 in Borger, Texas. Jeremy was born on October 9, 1977 in Tiffin, Ohio to Michael and Kathryn(Molyet) Musgrave.
Jeremy attended school In Logans Port, Indiana graduating with the class of 1996.
Jeremy moved to Oklahoma from Peru Indiana in 2008 and was working as a production worker for Seaboard Foods.
On June 12, 2015, Agents with the District One District Attorneyâ€™s Task Force wrapped up a three month investigation by serving search warrants and arresting fourteen (14) individuals involved in Operation High Explosive and Operation Wheat Penny. Individuals who were involved and arrested spanned across three states: Oklahoma, Texas, and Kansas.
To read all about it, pick up today's Guymon Daily Herald.
Two stores in Guymon have reported attempts to make purchases with counterfeit bills on Thursday, with at least one local bank being made aware of fake twenties and fifties.
Contact with the Guymon Police Department indicated while reports have been made, there are no suspects identified at this time.
Lieutenant Jason Bond referred to reports from the Liberal, Kansas police department. Bills identified in Liberal have matching serial numbers. 12 bills with the serial number JG76586628C have been seized.
Two men arrested earlier in June were booked on multiple alleged felony and misdemeanor charges.
Lex Gordon, 56 of Guymon and Nathan Gordon, 19 of Guymon were booked at the Texas County Jail on multiple alleged charges of possession, intent to distribute and other charges. Both men are currently out on $50,000 bonds.
For details on charges, see today's edition of The Guymon Daily Herald
The Guymon Panhandle Wind 12U girls travel softball team placed second in the Super C Tournament over the weekend in Dodge City, Kan. See more photos in Monday's edition.