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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

According to the American Cancer Society, more than a million people get cancer each year in the United States alone. Cancer doesn’t discriminate against ethnicity, age, or gender. Cancer can … more

Don’t fall for a romance scam

According to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) internet scams have skyrocketed since COVID-19 has forced people to isolate for longer periods of time. Among the most common internet scams are … more

Historical Society to hold annual Pancake Fundraiser

The Tillman County Historical Society has scheduled their annual Pancake Fundraiser for Saturday, Nov. 7 from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the Pioneer Townsite. The fundraiser, which serves up pancakes, … more

Local senior accepted to college honor society

Paige Orr was inducted into the Alpha Theta Mu Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa at Western Oklahoma State College on Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020. Orr, of Frederick, is the daughter of Vinson and Cheryl Orr. … more

SW OK Driving School to hold driving class Oct. 16 in Altus

Kent and Renae Sexton with Southwest Oklahoma Driving School are scheduled to host Driver’s Education Classes Oct. 16, Nov. 23, and Dec. 21, 2020 in Altus, at 401 Falcon Rd. in Altus. The … more

Voter registration deadline is Oct. 9

Friday, Oct. 9, is the last day to apply for voter registration in order to be eligible to vote in the Nov. 3rd Federal, State, and County General Election, Tillman County Election Board Secretary … more

Pioneer Telephone Cooperative, INC. commits in national co-op month

KINGFISHER — Pioneer Telephone Cooperative, Inc. is joining together with nearly 40,000 other cooperative businesses nationwide in October to celebrate National Cooperative Month. Cooperatives … more

Modified Jump School to be held with no visitors allowed

Members of the World War II Airborne Demonstration team are usually making their wait to Frederick around this time of year. Unfortunately, their Fall Jump School is just another in a long list of … more

Local artists’ work to be displayed in Duncan

DUNCAN – Chisholm Trail Heritage Center staff members are preparing to host an artist reception for Jenny Perry and Angie Ellis from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Oct. 8 at the Heritage Center. Ellis, of … more

City manager to retire, council votes to hire interim city manager

The Frederick City Council met in a regular session at 5:30 p.m Aug. 25, 2020 at the Memorial Civic Center, 110 S. 17th St. in Frederick. Wearing a mask is optional. Attendees have the option to … more

Tillman County Farm Bureau Agent Clay Hart joins Chamber

Welcome to Frederick and the Chamber of Commerce to Tillman County Farm Bureau Agent Clay Hart! The office is located at 124 N. Main St. in Frederick. Pictured are Chamber Board Vice President Jill … more

BancFirst employees join clean-up day

BancFirst employees participated in the Frederick Chamber of Commerce’s Community Clean-Up Day on Saturday Aug. 29. Employees were able to clean-up the street and sidewalks in front of the … more

Prather Brown students of the month chosen

The August student of the month for Pre-K was Woodrow Westover. August students of the month for Kindergarten are Charli Copeland, Chyson Clark, and Allison Escamilla Sanchez. August students … more

Cierra Collins: Win and lose with honor

Cierra Collins is the fifth generation of Collins Cattle Incorporated. She has been showing cattle almost her entire life. Collins started sixth-grade this year and has recently started her own … more

Edmondson and Animal Wellness call for crackdown on big cat trade

OKLAHOMA CITY — The U.S. Department of Agriculture, which enforces the federal Animal Welfare Act through an on-site inspection program, has suspended the exhibition license of Jeff Lowe, the … more

Fall downtown décor contest kicks off

The Frederick Arts and Humanities Council, in partnership with the Frederick Chamber of Commerce 500 Club Committee invites Frederick businesses, organizations, and residents to participate in a … more

Fall activities to do as a family

We’re headed into the end of August which means fall activities will soon begin, provided the COVID-19 pandemic doesn’t interfere. Just because school has started, doesn’t mean that … more

Cole hopeful stimulus package passes by end of September

In an effort to reduce contact during a global pandemic, Congressman Tom Cole (OK-04) hosted a conference call for media outlets across Southwest Oklahoma on Aug. 20, 2020. He provided a … more

Richard Don “Dickie” Dickerson

A memorial graveside service with United States Marine Corps honors for Richard Don “Dickie” Dickerson, 84 of Frederick, were scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 22, 2020, at the Davidson … more

School Enrichment Foundation awards grants for 2020-21 school year

The Frederick School Enrichment Foundation is pleased to announce that in the midst of COVID-19 and in spite of the downturn in the economy, the Foundation has awarded grants to Frederick Public … more
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