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The 81st annual Tillman County Jr. Livestock Show scheduled

Staff Report The 81st Tillman County Junior Livestock Show is scheduled for Sunday March 3, Monday March 4, and Tuesday March 5, 2019. 4-H and FFA youth from across Tillman County will be in … more

Scholarship deadlines
for high school seniors

Staff Report LAWTON – Application deadlines are quickly approaching for more than $25,000 in Lawton Community Foundation scholarships available to graduating seniors from Frederick and the … more

2019 SWRE Youth Tour finalists named

Staff Report Nine high school juniors have been named as finalists in Southwest Rural Electric Cooperative’s 2019 Youth Tour Contest. Top prize in the contest for one Oklahoma student and … more

School board leaders
in January

January is School Board Recognition Month and an opportunity for local schools and communities to honor Oklahoma’s more than 2,700 elected school board members for their dedication to children … more

City Council meets in regular session

The Frederick City Council met in a regular session at 5:30 Jan. 8 at the Memorial Civic Center, 110 S. 17th St. in Frederick. The council approved the minutes of the Dec. 11 regular meeting and … more

Dollar General now open in Grandfield

Staff Report Dollar General’s newest store at 110 North Bridge Road in Grandfield is now open! In its new location, Dollar General will offer area residents a convenient new place to shop … more

Meet Miss Altus candidate Kristian Combs

The Miss Altus competition is scheduled for Feb. 9. One of the candidates this year is Frederick’s Kristian Combs. She has been competing in pageants since she was nine. Most of her pageants … more

Meet Miss Altus candidate Mary Gonzalez

The Miss Altus Competition is scheduled for Feb. 9. One of the candidates this year is Frederick’s Mary Gonzalez. Gonzalez has been competing in pageants since she was five. “My … more

Johnston named OMPA Chairman

Staff Report Robert Johnston was confirmed as the sixth Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority at a monthly board meeting on Jan. 10 in Edmond. Johnston, … more

Miss Altus scheduled for Feb. 9

Those attending Miss Altus Feb. 9 will notice a few changes, including a name change. The Miss Altus Pageant is now called the Miss Altus Competition and the contestants are now referred to as … more

Bomber Robotics team headed to State

The Frederick Bombers Robotics team is heading to State for the fifth year in a row. The team doesn’t have an official uniform like a sports team, but this year, the team is hoping to get … more

Oklahoma farmers fear effects of government shutdown

TULSA (AP) — The ongoing government shutdown could soon have a negative impact on Oklahoma farmers and ranchers, who are facing limited access to important data and funding sources, according … more

Cotton growers can now qualify for cash rebates with Nexgen seed

Staff Report LUBBOCK – Americot, Inc., a leading supplier of premium cotton seed, is now offering impressive cash rebates on selected crop protection products when purchased in conjunction … more

Governor-elect Stitt announces entertainment for three
inaugural balls

Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY – Governor-elect Kevin Stitt announced today the entertainment for the three inaugural balls taking place across the state between Jan. 10 and Jan. … more

Chuck Smart

A memorial service for Charles Lee “Chuck” Smart, 58 of Frederick, were scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019, at the Burkhardt Chapel of the Frederick Memorial Cemetery with … more

Pretty girl poses in snow

“Pretty Girl in the Snow” Rachel Stout poses in the first snowfall of 2019. more

Frederick sees first snow of 2019

Many citizens of Frederick were out and about last week building snowmen, snow animals, having snowball fights and various other fun snow day activities. It wasn’t just children getting in on … more

New website coming soon

The Frederick Press-Leader is in the process of redesigning our website. As a result, we have taken down the paywall for the month of January so that residents can read the newspaper online and let … more

Grandfield residents arrested for child abuse

A Tillman County man was arrested on complaints of child sexual abuse and soliciting a minor for indecent exposure or obscene material. The victim is under 12-years-old. A Tillman County woman was … more

Christmas parade this Thursday

Frederick is scheduled to hold their annual Christmas Parade on Thursday, Dec. 20 at 5:30 p.m. This years theme is “Christmas Carols Come To Life.” Parade line-up will begin at 4:30 … more
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