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UPDATE: Explosion at DCP Straight Compression Station

November 21, 2014

NEWS RELEASE

DATE: November 21, 2014

SUBJECT: Explosion at Gas Plant

POINT OF CONTACT: Grant Wadley, Assistant Fire Chief/PIO

EXPLOSION RESULTS IN TWO WORKERS CRITICALLY BURNED

BREAKING NEWS UPDATE: Both injured gentlemen have been transferred to Lubbock

November 20, 2014

An explosion occurred Thursday afternoon at DCP Straight Compressor station located at mile 32N and County Rd. 7. Both injured were transferred to Lubbock. The road passing the station will be closed for the remainder of the evening. Updates will follow as information becomes available.

Breaking News: Explosion at DCP Straight Compressor Station

November 20, 2014

An explosion occurred Thursday afternoon at DCP Straight Compressor station located at mile 32N and County Rd. 7. Two believed to be injured. The road passing the station will be closed for the remainder of the evening. Updates will follow as information becomes available.

Goodwell Police Department shares basic self-defense at OPSU

November 20, 2014

Goodwell Police Department Chief Andrew Ramirez presented statistics, advice and basic self-defense techniques for women to prevent sexual assault Monday at the Oklahoma Panhandle State University ballroom, located inside the campus student union.

The class offered periodically is based on the S.P.E.A.R. System, or Spontaneous Protection Enabling Accelerated Response. This system uses natural flinches and reactions to fear or violence and hones them into effective tactical choices against attackers.

Learn more in today's edition of the GDH!

Guymon Farmer’s Market boasts seven successful years

November 19, 2014

For the past seven years, local growers and producers have gathered on the sidewalk in front of the Texas County courthouse to share the fruits of their collective labors with the community. The location affords shoppers plenty of parking and sellers excellent visibility.
Read more in today's edition of the GDH!

Clarification to City of Guymon Utility Changes

November 19, 2014

On Nov. 13, the Guymon City Council approved Resolution No. 14-10 to encourage citizens to pay their bills, as well as ease the cost the City has to absorb as a result of unpaid bills. This resolution increases some deposits and fees Guymon residents pay for their utilities (water, gas, sewer and garbage services).

Guymon is getting into the Christmas Parade spirit

November 18, 2014

The Guymon parade planning committee met on Monday to discuss further needs for the upcoming Dec. 13 Christmas parade, “A Cowboy Christmas.”
The Guymon Chamber of Commerce is currently seeking entertainers to participate during the parade. Carolers, singers, musicians, and dance/cheer groups are being sought for the evening’s festivities.
Learn more about parade plans in Tuesday's Guymon Daily Herald.

TXCO Commissioners meet, appoint chair, vice-chair

November 18, 2014

Commissioners met Monday morning to discuss county works and appoint the chairman and vice-chairman of the board for 2015. The current chairman of the Texas County commissioners board is Ted Keeling.
Read more about their Monday morning meeting in Tuesday's edition of the GDH.

MHTC BOC amends bylaws in emergency meeting

November 18, 2014

Is it ethical to place a member on the Memorial Hospital of the Board of Control if there is a relative already employed by the hospital? The bylaws said no. However, after much discussion by Board of Control members who know the people in question as well as the situation, an amendment was made to remove that particular sentence from the bylaws.

Board Chairman Buddy Holbert read the particular item that warranted the Monday afternoon emergency meeting.

When the chips are down, GHS STUCO steps up

November 18, 2014

If there is a community that proves time and time again God has put us on this spinning ball to take care of one another, it’s Guymon. Guymon High School Student Council is at it again – helping someone in need, simply because they want to.

GHS Counselor Vickie McKinnon has been unable to work this semester due to cancer treatments. GHS STUCO Advisor Jennifer Reynolds said her sick days ran out fast, so that set good works in motion.

Find out how you can help by reading Tuesday's edition of the GDH.

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