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OJA Campus in Manitou to become short-term residential treatment program for children and youth in foster care

MANITOU – The Southwest Oklahoma Juvenile Center (SWOJC) in Manitou, used the past 26 years as a secure care treatment center for juveniles from across Oklahoma, will be developed into a treatment program for children and youth with intellectual disabilities and co-occurring mental health conditions who are in foster care, state officials announced today. more

Operation C.A.R.E Ministries announces Cattle for Care Fundraiser

Operation C.A.R.E Ministries of Tillman County is proud to partner with local beef producers and announce a fundraising effort to continue the good work of this 501c3 non-profit which offers all its services and programs at no cost to its citizens. more

The 2022 Frederick Local Livestock Show results are in

The 2022 local Livestock Show was rescheduled due to weather. It was held Feb. 18, 2022. more

Ag instructor visits Rotary Club

Frederick FFA Advisor and Agriculture education instructor Grant Eaton recently visited the Frederick Rotary Club. more

Oyster Fry replaced with Fish Fry

In lieu of the 2022 Fantastic Oyster Fry, Frederick Chamber of Commerce is scheduled to host a Fish Fry. This year’s event is scheduled for Saturday, March 5, 2022, from 3:30 - 6:30 p.m. at the Prather Brown Center Cafeteria, 211 S 13th St., Frederick. Diners at Frederick’s Fantastic Fish Fry will have their plates filled with fried fish, hushpuppies, fries, coleslaw, and beans. Homemade desserts will also be available for purchase from the 4-H Club. more

FHS student wins trip to Washington D.C.

Lauren Akin from Frederick High School gets to spend a week in Washington, D.C. this summer on a trip that seasoned tourists would envy thanks to Southwest Rural Electric (SWRE). more

Jail administrator performs wedding

Jail Administrator Mike Logan is also a pastor. When a request came in for him to perform a wedding at the Tillman County Law Enforcement Center, he said yes. more

New spa and boutique opens in Frederick

Megan Kreutziger, owner and operator of The Pampered Heifer Beauty Bar, LLC., is a Licensed Esthetician. Kreutziger looks forward to serving the citizens of Tillman County and beyond. more

Interim Superintendent hired at juvenile center

MANITOU - Melissa Monson has been named the Interim Superintendent of the Southwest Oklahoma Juvenile Center (SWOJC) following the retirement of Marc Norvell.  more

84th annual Tillman County Jr. Livestock Show scheduled this weekend

The 84th Tillman County Junior Livestock Show is scheduled for Friday, Feb. 25 and Saturday, Feb. 26, 2022. more

Are you an artist?

The Frederick Chamber of Commerce 500 Club Committee is inviting local artists of all ages to submit entries for "Electric Art," a new initiative to turn utility boxes into public art. more

Rotary Students of the Month chosen

Rotary Students of the Month for February are Westin Archer and Beatriz Valles. Westin is the son of Will and Angela Archer. Beatriz is the daughter of Natividad Garibay. They are pictured with incoming Rotary president Lori Varner. more

FES Principal inducted into Lions Club

Laura Yeager, Frederick Elementary Principal was recently inducted into the Lions Club. Yeager is pictured with Lions Club members Jacob Allen Noyola, Gary Tyler, and sponsor Shannon Vanderburg. Frederick Lions Club meets at noon each Thursday at Lucy's Cafe. Anyone that would like to learn more about Lions Club, feel free to contact Vinson Orr or any Lions Club member. more

Operation C.A.R.E. volunteer recognized for outstanding service

Jay McPherson, Life Coach and volunteer for Operation C.A.R.E. Ministries of Tillman County, was recognized by Southwest Ledgers during their award ceremony Jan. 24, 2022, at the Hilton Garden Inn in Lawton. more

Impersonator show held at Ramona Theatre

An Impersonator Show was held recently at the historic Ramona Theatre in Frederick. Judging by audience reaction and participation, a good time was had by all. more

Operation C.A.R.E. scheduled to host spaghetti dinner fundraiser

Operation C.A.R.E. scheduled to host spaghetti dinner fundraiser Feb. 18, 2022, beginning at noon. more

Historical Society to host Bean Supper Fundraiser

The Tillman County Historical Society will be hosting a Bean Supper on Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2022, from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at the Pioneer Townsite’s Red Barn. The meal will consist of beans, cornbread, dessert, and drink. Guests may dine-in or have their meal to-go. more

Quinn Johnson crowned Miss Altus Teen

When Miss Altus Kennedy Martin and Miss Altus Teen Paige Condon were crowned in 2020, nobody knew that a pandemic would take over the world and they would reign for two years until a new group of competitors could take the stage once again. more

Claudine Duncan turns 101!

Today is Claudine Duncan's 101st birthday! We've been blessed! Cards or phone calls would be appreciated. more

Letter submission from Daniel Cordova

The following information was submitted to the letter to the editor information form on www.press-leader.com: first name: Daniel last name: Cordova address: 12906 Lamplight Village … more
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