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VIDEO: Big 12 ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Montage

August 28, 2014

District 61: Passing on the torch

August 28, 2014

Blackwell on new representative, last 12 years of service to District 61

Big changes are underway in House District 61 as the Panhandle says goodbye to Gus Blackwell after 12 years serving as Representative and newly elected Casey Murdock takes over.
Blackwell chimes in on his experience and the job Murdock faces.
See Thursday's edition of the GDH.

Burwell family experiences mourning, joy with birth of twins

August 28, 2014

Thad Harley Burwell and Theresa Evangelina Burwell experienced tragic loss, but are still holding on to joyful hope with the birth of their twin girls on August 21 when Theresa was just 25 weeks and five days into the pregnancy.

According to the babies’ grandmother, Leanna Medina who works at Lumber Mart in Guymon, the twins had developed Twin to Twin Transfusion Syndrome, which is a rare condition occurring in identical twins while they are in the womb. It can result in various outcomes, and in this case, resulted in the death of one of the babies, named Heaven.

Murdock to replace Blackwell as District 61 State Representative

August 27, 2014

At approximately 8:45 p.m. on Tuesday, all 38 precincts reported back, unofficially naming Republican Casey Murdock, of Felt, District 61’s State Representative with 59.5 percent of the votes. Gus Blackwell has held the seat in the Oklahoma State Legislature for the past 12 years, stepping down due to term limits.
Read his reaction as well as opponent, Kenny Bob Tapp's reaction to the news in Wednesday's edition of the Guymon Daily Herald.

Guymon home lost to fire, community steps up to help

August 22, 2014

On Wednesday evening, when Sheila Scott and her daughters went out to visit her husband and the girls’ 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.

Fence patched up at Salyer due to accident

August 14, 2014

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!

OklaVision honors Shutterbug Arlene Winfrey

August 14, 2014

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.

VIDEO: Tributes pour in for Robin Williams as celebrities, fans mourn

August 12, 2014

VIDEO: Tributes pour in for Robin Williams as celebrities, fans mourn

Blankenship honored as 2014 Global Relay For Life Hero of Hope

August 12, 2014

Sheila Blankenship of Hooker was honored July 18 as a 2014 Global Relay For Life Hero of Hope at the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Texas County.
See Tuesday's edition of the GDH for more on this story.

City approves snack bar at library, other items

August 5, 2014

Guymon City Council met for a special meeting scheduled for Monday evening and went over various agenda items.
Councilman Sergio Alvidrez spoke during the Public Comments portion of the agenda to commend TCEC for the new lights that are brightening the view on Main Street. He said many citizens have told him how much they are enjoying the view of the lights and how well they look on Main Street.

See more in Tuesday's paper.

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