Many of those fond of war history and the true spirit of humanity know the story of the 1914 Christmas truce. This year marks the 100 year anniversary of the unofficial temporary truce between British and German soldiers on the battle front from southern Belgium, running south to Switzerland.
Read more about this momentous series of events in the Christmas edition of the GDH!
Gary Miller, 62, died on December 15, 2014 in Amarillo, Texas.
Memorial Service at 3:30 p.m. Monday, December 22, 2014 at Legacy Nursing Home â€“ 4033 S.W. 51ST Avenue in Amarillo, TX 79109.
Barbara E. Hunter passed away December 17, 2014 at her home in Clearfield, Utah. She was born July 16, 1943 to Elmer and Minnie G. Gibson Cook in Amarillo, Texas.
She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Wilbur Hunter; their children, Candy (Steven) Elzey and Rocky (Rosie) Hunter; 7 grandchildren, Brandy Dowdle, Dackory Dowdle, Amber Dowdle, Paul Daley, Harry Daley, Julia Daley and Taylor Elzey; and one great-grandson, Easton Dowdle.
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Crystal Lynn Hunter Dowdle.
Ruth Bonn, 71, of Guymon passed away Wednesday afternoon, December 17, 2014 at the Vibra Hospital in Amarillo, Texas.
The daughter of Arthur S. and Lillian Mae (Thomas) Holmer, she was born August 20, 1943 in Omaha, Nebraska. Ruth attended school in Lanyon, Iowa and graduated from Collinsville High School, Collinsville, Illinois in 1961.
Jeremy Andrew Sandoval, 37, of Nortonville, KY passed away Sunday, December 21, 2014, at Deaconess Hospital. He was born January 28, 1977, in Guymon, OK to Stephen and Marsha (Gwartney) Sandoval.
He was a football coach at Muhlenberg North Middle School where he was known as Coach â€śSandmanâ€ť. He attended Chickasha High School and played football for the â€śfighting chicksâ€ť. Jeremy was a member of the Chickasha CYO and Knights of Columbus â€śBad Boyâ€ť softball team.
Memorial Hospital of Texas County CEO David Rasmussen visited with the Texas County commissioners Monday morning during the regularly scheduled Monday morning meeting to share future plans for the hospital and discuss items outside of the regular agenda.
Texas County district 3 commissioner Jack Strain noted at the meeting that currently, the hospital is in need of computer work to one x-ray machine.
Find out more in tomorrow's issue of the GDH!
One of the very first residents of Heritage Community's assisted living program will be celebrating 100 years of life on December 28.
Helen 'Bernice' Barker entered the world on Wednesday, December 30, 1914 in Barnsdall, Oklahoma.
Find out more in tomorrow's GDH!
The Texas County Courthouse will be closing at 1 p.m. Wednesday, December 24 for the Christmas holiday, and will remain closed Thursday and Friday. The courthouse will reopen during regular hours on Monday, December 29.
LAMAR, Colo. â€” The Guymon Lady Tigers were plagued by illness and injuries Friday night, but still managed to almost pull out a road win over the Lamar Lady Savages. Lamar got the best of Guymon 48-46.
â€śWe were short-handed with only 8 girls suited up (due to) sickness and injuries,â€ť Guymon head coach Tyler Chapman said. â€ś(Sydney) Hein our leading scorer did not suit up.â€ť
Guymon trailed 30-13 at halftime, but made a furious comeback in the second half. Jahaira Marquez led the charge for the Lady Tigers, scoring 22 of her team-high 25 in the second half.
Quimby celebrates her retirement after 21 years of service with the bank. â€śIâ€™m looking forward to the next chapter,â€ť Quimby noted of her retirement. â€śI donâ€™t know what that will bring, but the mystery is the fun of it. I donâ€™t have definite plans. Iâ€™m just going to take it as it comes.â€ť For more photos, see Saturday's edition of the Guymon Daily Herald. To subscribe call 580.338.3355 and speak with circulation.