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SW OK Driving School holds first class in Frederick

Kent and Renee Sexton with Southwest Oklahoma Driving School held their first Driver’s Education class in Frederick March 22. There were a total of 12 students ranging in age from 15 - 45. … more

New DAV chapter opens in Frederick

The Disabled Veterans of America (DAV) met March 12 at the Civic Center. The DAV is a nonprofit charity that provides support for veterans of all generations and their families. The DAV has helped … more

Jannaman attends Oklahoma’s electric cooperatives leadership summit

Thirty students representing Oklahoma’s Electric Cooperatives attended the 2019 Oklahoma’s Electric Cooperatives Leadership Summit on March 18, 2019, at the Oklahoma State Fair … more

Rotary Club makes donation to Robotics team

Rotarian Randy Biggs presents a $500 check to the Frederick High School Robotics Team for their upcoming participation in the World Championship in Houston. Pictured from left are Randy Biggs, Yuki … more

Local farmer directs America’s Farmers Grow Communities donation to Frederick school district

TILLMAN COUNTY, OK — Each year, the America’s Farmers Grow Communities program partners with local farmers to provide grants to local nonprofits. Sponsored by the Monsanto Fund, a … more

RFDtv star Red Steagall visits Frederick

Red Steagall vistied the Pioneer Townsite to conduct interviews about the Abernathy Brothers. The story will be featured on his show “West of Wall Street” on RFDtv. He interviewed Ray … more

Hensley chosen teacher of the year

School Superintendent Shannon Vanderburg (left) presents Tom Hensley with a plaque after he was chosen Frederick Public Schools’ Teacher of the Year for the 2018-19 school year. more

Deadline to request absentee ballots nears

Less than a week remains for registered voters in the Tipton School District of Tillman County to apply for absentee ballots to be mailed to them for the April 2 Tipton School Board Election, County … more

Frederick remembers former AG teacher, mentor

Bill Blankenship, long time Frederick resident, passed away March 6. Blankenship was the AG teacher at Frederick High School for many years. He was heavily involved in the FFA and 4-H Club, always … more

Towana Spivey to speak at Historical Society event

The Tillman County Historical Society, which operates Pioneer Townsite, is kicking off its 2019 Membership Drive and will host its Annual Meeting on Thursday, April 4, 2019 at 7 p.m. at the Lois Long … more

Magical night in store for Tipton April 2

Tipton High School is now offering a Music Class as an option for High School students and the first year has been a learning experience! A clear goal and direction is always the right place to … more

Tipton teachers named finalists for statewide ‘Excellence in Education Awards’

Two Tipton teachers will be honored at the Professional Oklahoma Educators Foundation Excellence in Education Awards Banquet to be held on April 12 in Oklahoma City. These educators are … more

BancFirst makes donation to robotics team

BancFirst Frederick President Brad Kent presents duffle bags filled with goodies to Tom Hensley, Instructor of the Frederick High School Robotics Team. The team will be going to the World Competition … more

Rotary club, BancFirst make donations
to Frederick Elementary School

$300 + $300 = $600 worth of math supplies! BancFirst Frederick matched the Rotary Club’s donation to Frederick Elementary School for the purchase of much needed math supplies for the third, … more

Russ and Jani Jackson receive conservation award

Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY – Russ and Jani Jackson of Kiowa County have been selected as the recipient of the 2018 Oklahoma Leopold Conservation Award®. Sand County Foundation, the … more

Frederick choir students perform at contests

Staff Report Students from Frederick Middle and High School competed in the OSSAA district vocal music contest at Cameron University on Saturday, March 2. High School students who earned superior … more

Chamber sells over 900 tickets to oyster fry

The Frederick Fantastic Oyster Fry and Craft Show was Saturday. Volunteers breaded oysters from 8-10:30 a.m. — about 90 percent of whom were middle and high school students. Chamber … more

Locals arrested for burglary

Three locals were arrested for second degree burglary on March 3. Sgt. William Ingram with the Frederick Police Department was dispatched to a vacant residence on South 15th Street just after 3 … more

Local law enforcement talk about HB 2597

Oklahoma residents will be able to legally carry openly or concealed firearms without a background check or training beginning Nov. 1 after Governor Kevin Stitt signed House Bill 2597. The bill … more

Local fifth-grader wins art contest

Staff Report Caci Jo Flores is a fifth-grader form Frederick Elementary school in Frederick. Her teacher is Mrs. Cari Ripley. Flores is the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture 2019 AG in the … more
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