NEWS


Man arrested on drug, weapons charges

Man arrested on drug, weapons charges

An Oklahoma City man was arrest in Frederick on multiple charges, including possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony.On July 25 at ab...

August 9th, 2017 |  


Budget ‘in good shape’ for Frederick Public Schools

The budget for Frederick Public Schools has been finalized just in time for a new school year.“There will be no cuts this year,” School Su...

August 8th, 2017 |  


Local youth return from mission trip

Local youth return from mission trip

The Frederick United Methodist Church Youth Group went on a mission trip to Slidell, La. July 22 - 29. Youth Director Ann Clayton organized the trip.P...

August 8th, 2017 |  


Fire department wins Guns and Hoses vote

Fire department wins Guns and Hoses vote

The Oklahoma Blood Institute held a blood drive July 27 at the First United Methodist Church in Frederick. The event, dubbed “Guns and Hoses,...

August 3rd, 2017 |  


Benefit concert held at food bank

Benefit concert held at food bank

The Tillman County Food Bank hosted a concert by Barry and Michelle Patterson on July 25. The entrance fee to the concert was dry or canned goods.Jula...

August 2nd, 2017 |  


Back to school is here again

Back to school is here again

A new school year is fast approaching. There are some important dates to keep in mind when getting children ready for the new year.Students entering p...

August 2nd, 2017 |  


SPORTS


The third annual Salvation Army Scotch Doubles Bowling Tournament is scheduled to take place at 6:30 p.m. July 20 at 1616 E. Broadway St.

The third annual Salvation Army Scotch Doubles Bowling Tournament is scheduled to take place at 6:30 p.m. July 20 at 1616 E. Broadway St.

For three years the Salvation Army and Town and Country Lanes have teamed up to bring a bowling tournament to the community that not only provides fun...

July 18th, 2017 |  


Coaches Eddie Broughton and Leandra Johnson have spent the last week coaching young basketball players at the Western Oklahoma State College Summer Skills Camp in hope of instilling the importance of the fundamentals of the game of basketball

Eddie Broughton Sr. brought his basketball knowledge to Western Oklahoma State College one year ago to take over the reigns of the Lady Pioneers baske...

July 18th, 2017 |  


A League of Our Own entered its second baseball season on Tuesday at Missile Park and will play next on July 18 and July 25

A League of Our Own entered its second baseball season on Tuesday at Missile Park and will play next on July 18 and July 25

July and August are the two hottest months where Oklahoma summers are concerned. That is especially true in southwest Oklahoma where temperatures typi...

July 14th, 2017 |  


Kobi Gomez looks to continue the success of the Altus High School Bulldog wrestling program while creating his own identity

Kobi Gomez looks to continue the success of the Altus High School Bulldog wrestling program while creating his own identity

When it comes to the wrestling mat, there are few names as synonymous with success in Altus as the name Gomez. From Neno Gomez to Gage and Kobi Gomez,...

July 14th, 2017 |  


Today’s highlights in sports history provided

Today’s highlights in sports history provided

Today is Sunday, July 2, the 183rd day of 2017. There are 182 days left in the year.Today’s highlights in sports history:1921 — The Jack D...

July 2nd, 2017 |  


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LIFE


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Community Calendar

The Frederick Chamber of Commerce welcomes Red River Pumpkin Patch to its membership. The new Agri-tourism attraction held its Grand Opening Oct. 1-2 ...

October 20th, 2016 updated: October 20th, 2016. |  


Birthday party

There will be a come and go birthday celebration honoring Francis Ayala 2-4 p.m. Saturday in the fellowship hall of St. Helen’s Catholic Church,...

September 14th, 2016 |  


Blue baby shower slated

Britni (Hoover) and Matt Smith will be honored with a “blue” baby shower 10 a.m. Sept. 24 at the home of Amy Hensley, 7074B Lovejoy Lane i...

August 17th, 2016 |  


Local artist hosts sidewalk art class

Local artist hosts sidewalk art class

Lynn Melton hosted a sidewalk art class Aug. 2-5 for middle school students.Melton is the Artist-In-Resident at Frederick Public Schools.The class was...

August 10th, 2016 |  


Tillman County jail report for July 25-Aug. 2

Tillman County jail report for July 25-Aug. 2

Tyler Blake Ballew, age 27, Durant, knowingly concealing stolen property and failure to appear on second degree burglary charges.Robert Ray Hames, age...

August 10th, 2016 |  


OPINION


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We can all learn from Taylor Swift

We can all learn from Taylor Swift

I usually don’t pay too much attention to celebrity gossip unless it’s one I really like or really hate. But I happened to be scrolling th...

August 16th, 2017 |  


Back to school safety and upcoming events

Back to school safety and upcoming events

School will begin in a week or a few days for many in the area. I’m not sure if it is school or the wonderful reprieve from the heat that Mother...

August 8th, 2017 |  


Buckle Up!

Buckle Up!

Y’all ever had the opportunity to come face to face with a big ol’ grizzly bear? Yep, lions and tigers and bears. Let’s talk about p...

July 31st, 2017 |  


Do I look German to you?

Do I look German to you?

Just when I thought my Italian was picking up speed—I had actually had an entire conversation at a bus stop with a delightful elderly man using ...

July 30th, 2017 |  


Walking down Campfire Hill

Walking down Campfire Hill

In honor of the WWII Airborne Demonstration Team’s Summer Jump School and Open Hangar Day, I thought I would use this week’s column for an...

July 25th, 2017 |  


Is there any hope?

Is there any hope?

St. Paul from Romans 5:1-8 – New International Version of the Bible“Therefore, since we have been justified through faith, we have peace w...

July 25th, 2017 |