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Below freezing weather causes water issues for Frederick; surrounding communities

Feb. 13 began clear and sunny, and many thought the meteorologists might have gotten the forecast wrong. As the day wore on, however, it was clear that the weather models had not changed, and … more

FHS Robotics team members visit Rotary

Members of the Frederick High School Robotics team visited the Frederick Rotary Club recently to give a demonstration of their robot and tell a little about what’s going on with the program. … more

Six hobbies to enjoy from home

With the COVID-19 pandemic continuing to rage across the country, activities are still limited. What better time to pick up a new hobby? Studies have shown that participating in hobbies is good for … more

SWOSU Physics Club to be featured in national publication

Kaitlyn Schrick, a 2019 graduate of Frederick High School, is an officer for the SWOSU Physics Club, The Society of Physics Students (SPS). She is an engineering technology major and plans to minor … more

February Rotary Students of the Month chosen

Angel Wirries and Caris Challacombe were chosen as February Rotary Students of the Month. Pictured from left are Rotarian Lori Varner, Wirries, and Challacombe. Wirries is the daughter of James … more

Operation C.A.R.E. partners with Cub Scout Troop #220 to lend a helping hand

Operation C.A.R.E. Ministries of Tillman County partnered Saturday Jan., 23 with the newly formed Cub Scout Troop #220 to lend a helping hand to a local family with severe medical issues. The efforts … more

SWRE members donate $49,050 to local nonprofits

Southwest Rural Electric (SWRE) members have once again gone above and beyond for their neighbors through SWRE’s charitable foundation, Operation Round Up (ORU). The foundation recently awarded … more

January Rotary Students of the Month chosen

McKinley Blacklock and Delia Crawford were chosen January Rotary Students of the month. Rotary students are guests at a Rotary meeting but Blacklock was unable to attend. Pictured from left are … more

2021 Oyster Fry cancelled

Frederick Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors along with the Oyster Fry Committee have announced the cancellation of the 2021 Frederick Fantastic Oyster Fry and Craft Show. Chamber Director … more

Legislation filed to keep Southwest Oklahoma Juvenile Center operating

OKLAHOMA CITY – State Sen. Chris Kidd, (R-Waurika), and Rep. Trey Caldwell, (R-Lawton), have filed legislation to keep the Southwest Oklahoma Juvenile Center (SWOJC) in Manitou operating. The … more

FMS musical a smashing success

Despite COVID-19 cancelling many events this school year, from sports games to band and concert events, the Frederick Middle School choir was able to put on a wonderful two-night showing of Aladdin, … more

Rep. Humphrey Bill would open Bigfoot hunting season

OKLAHOMA CITY – State Rep. Justin Humphrey, (R-Lane), this week filed legislation that would establish a Bigfoot hunting season. House Bill 1648 would direct the Oklahoma Wildlife … more

Absentee ballot request form available for 2021 elections

TILLMAN COUNTY – Voters interested in voting by absentee ballot during the 2021 election year, can request absentee ballots now using the State Election Board’s online OK Voter Portal or … more

Tillman County OKDHS building to close

FREDERICK – Oklahoma Human Services (OKDHS) will close its office in Tillman County effective Jan. 14, 2021. Local customers will not see any interruption in services as partnerships have been … more

Pioneer no longer selling alarm systems

KINGFISHER — Pioneer Security announced the difficult decision to no longer sell new monitored alarm systems and med-alert systems to its customers. However, they will continue operations to … more

COVID-19 vaccine enters phase two in Oklahoma

COVID-19 vaccines arrived in Oklahoma Dec. 14. Since then, Oklahoma has reached phase two of distribution. Phase one included long term care residents and staff, health care workers supporting direct … more

Christmas through the ages

Christmas has a long, and often controversial, history. There are many variations of the holiday that are celebrated all over the world. People around the world observe the holiday with traditions … more

BancFirst employees ring Salvation Army bell

If you went to United Supermarket any evening during the week of Dec. 7- 11, chances are that you saw and heard BancFirst Frederick employees ringing bells. BancFirst Frederick was ringing to raise … more

Frederick citizens line streets for Christmas parade

Another great Christmas parade is in the books. We had over 30 entries this year, including floats, vehicles, and walking units. We also had a great crowd lining the streets to see all the entries! … more

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at SWOJC

MANITOU- Holiday activities at Southwest Oklahoma Juvenile Center (SWOJC) commenced Tuesday evening, Dec. 8, 2020 with a surprise visit from Santa and Mr. Grinch. The juveniles had an opportunity to … more
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