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WOSC, ACA illustrate roadmap to virtual learning

While area public schools were looking for guidance last week from the Oklahoma Department of Education on how to proceed with the school year by implementing a Distance Learning Plan, two local … more

Sen. Lankford provides info on stimulus bill

Help is on the way for individuals and small businesses impacted by the coronavirus, but it will not arrive as quickly as everyone hoped. U.S. Sen. James Lankford, R-Oklahoma, speaking to … more

Frederick Public Schools to move to distance learning for remainder of academic year

The Oklahoma State Board of Education met on March 25, 2020 to discuss what the remainder of the school year will look like in Oklahoma. The board unanimously voted to suspend in person learning … more

Governor Stitt announces latest COVID-19 actions

OKLAHOMA CITY – Governor Kevin Stitt today held a press conference to provide an update on the State’s response to COVID-19 and announce amendments to Executive Order … more

Traveler injured in motorcycle crash

A Colorado man was injured when he wrecked his motorcycle just outside Frederick March 23, 2020. According to a report from the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, Issac Manuel Ramos, 24, was driving a 1998 … more

Hofmeister proposes State Board of Education approve distance learning for students starting April 6, school buildings to remain closed

OKLAHOMA CITY – State Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister announced today that she will propose a Continuous Learning Plan to the State Board of Education this week to complete … more

Situation update: COVID-19

As of this advisory, there are 53 positive cases of COVID-19 in Oklahoma. Results are beginning to come in from the public-private partnership with Diagnostic Laboratory of Oklahoma (DLO), who took … more

OSDH enters into new public-private partnership expanding Oklahoma’s capacity for COVID-19 Tests, Results

The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) today announced it has entered into a new public-private partnership with Diagnostic Labs of Oklahoma (DLO) to increase the State of Oklahoma’s … more

Emergency city council meeting held

The Frederick City Council held an Emergency Meeting March 18, 2020 at 4:30 p.m. at the Civic Center, 110 S. 17th St. to acknowledge Mayor Eddie Whitworth’s Emergency Proclamation regarding the … more

Governor Stitt signs SB 661 in response to COVID-19

OKLAHOMA CITY — Governor Kevin Stitt, on March 18, 2020, signed Senate Bill 661, which aims to assist in the State’s efforts to proactively mitigate the spread of COVID-19. “SB … more

Medical providers need our help

Rosalyn Hall, Local Emergency Response Coordinator serving Beckham, Caddo, Comanche, Cotton, Greer, Harmon, Jackson, Kiowa, Tillman and Washita Counties, has sent a press release regarding COVID-19 … more

Frederick Community Calendar provided

To avoid overcrowding and encourage social distancing, the retirement celebration for John Worthington has been cancelled. We know John would appreciate a card and those can be sent to John at the … more

Situation update: COVID-19

The Oklahoma State Department of Health continues to monitor the COVID-19 pandemic. • As of this advisory, there are 29 positive cases of COVID-19 in Oklahoma. • The Oklahoma State … more

Situation update: COVID-19

The Oklahoma State Department of Health sent an updated press release with results for COVID-19 as of March 17, 2020. • As of this advisory, there are 17 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in … more

Frederick Community Calendar provided

John Worthington will be retiring from Oklahoma Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance after serving 34 years as Agent for Tillman County. There will be a come and go reception for him on Friday, March 27 from … more

Junior livestock show held

The Tillman County Junior Livestock show was Feb. 27 - 29 at the Tillman County Fair Grounds. Participants showed pigs, goats, sheep, chickens and cattle. The sheep and goat show was held Feb. 27 … more

COVID-19: Information regarding testing

County health departments, including OKC-County and Tulsa Health Departments, do not offer testing for COVID-19 (coronavirus). Any individual who develops symptoms such as fever, cough, and/or … more

Public servants recognized and honored at appreciation dinner

Operation C.A.R.E. Ministries of Tillman County hosted an appreciation dinner Monday evening, Feb. 24, at the Great Plains Technology Center in Frederick. An estimated 65 guests from across … more

Grubrun to be held in honor of John Morton

Johnny D. Morton was a master of many things. He loved making beautiful lamps out of metal and wood. He enjoyed making jewelry out of old coins. He enjoyed all kinds of woodworking and having a … more

Frederick hosts another sucessful Oyster Fry

Frederick’s Fantastic Oyster Fry and Craft Show celebrated it’s 31styear in Frederick on March 7. This local event brings tourists through town in high volume. The event spent 30 years … more
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