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Illegal tobacco sales to minors threatens children’s health

Staff ReportOklahoma tobacco retailers are increasingly not complying with state law regarding underage tobacco sales. Last year, Oklahoma tobacco retailers posted an overall non-compliance rate of … 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

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

Marijauna legalization question to be on June 26 ballot

Staff ReportState Question 788, the Medical Marijuana Legalization Initiative, is set for a vote on the June 26 State Primary ballot. The issue was put on the June 26 ballot after supporters gathered … more

Harley Akin: From cleats to crown

Harley Akin is the newly crowned Miss Frederick 2019. Akin began her journey int0 the world of pageants when she was just four-years-old. Her first pageant was the Little Miss Frederick pageant in … 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

Annual free Summer Concert series begins

The annual Summer Concert series began June 9 at the Historic Ramona Theatre.The first performer was Claire Collins. She is the daughter of Shellie and Colby Collins. She sang “Frère … more

Orr to serve on medical mission trip to Uganda

Brooke Orr is a 2018 graduate of Frederick High School. She just finished her freshman year at Oklahoma State University. “I grew up in Frederick where I had the opportunity to be very … more

Frederick Community Calendar provided

The Frederick Arts Council will start the annual free concerts in the Ramona each Saturday night in June beginning June 9. The first concert will feature some rising stars. June 16 will feature the … 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

Howard accepted to Disney College program

Bailey Howard is a 2017 graduate of Frederick High School. During her time in high school she was involved in several extra curricular activities including student council, the academic team, track, … 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

The Summer Feeding Program will begin May 28 and run through Friday, July 26. Mrs. LeAnn Terry and Mrs. Sylvia Longoria will coordinate the FREE “Lunch in the Park” at the Civic Center … 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

Dr. Elemental visits Frederick Public Library

Dr. Elemental from Mad Science in Oklahoma City was the first guest of the 2018 Summer Reading Program, an annual event that the Frederick Public Library hosts in June.The June 6 topic was “Mad … more

Photography on train tracks is illegal and dangerous

When the weather gets warm, photographers and their clients can often be found outside the studio. While shooting outside offers a wide range of options that a studio session may not have, it’s … 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

SWRE Essay Winners attend Energy Camp

Approximately 79 eighth-graders, from all across Oklahoma, attended the 2019 Energy Camp, sponsored by Oklahoma’s Electric Cooperatives. The camp was held May 28-31. The camp was inspiring and … 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

Tipton native runs for House of Representatives

Leigh Alan Todd is running for House of Representatives District 63. He is a retired teacher from Tipton.“Southwest Oklahoma is a land of extremes,” Todd said. “Our weather is … more
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