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SWRE 2019 Youth Tour winners named

Lily Anne Newell of Chillicothe High School and Zac Chitwood of Tipton High School have been named winners of Southwest Rural Electric Association’s 2019 Youth Tour Contest. As Youth Tour … more

Six from Oklahoma named to NCC leadership posts

Staff Report MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Six Oklahoma cotton industry members, including four from Altus, have been elected to leadership positions in the National Cotton Council (NCC) for … more

Tipton stock show a success

Tipton’s Junior Livestock Show held Feb. 5 was a massive success for the show program and community when youth, parents and friends made their way to the local show arena in Tipton. With months … more

FPWA discusses potential water treatment process improvements

The Frederick Public Works Authority met in a regular session at 5:30 Feb. 12 at the Memorial Civic Center, 110 S. 17th St. in Frederick. The board approved the minutes and the financial reports … more

Baptist church holds fundraiser

The First Baptist Church of Frederick held a fundraiser Feb. 10. The funds raised will go towards supporting the Noon Day program at the church. The program feeds Frederick Middle and High school … more

Barbershop group to perform

Staff Report Southwest Pride Barbershop Chorus is proud to announce our 56th Annual Show, “Barbershop at the Drive-Inn,” Friday, March 8 at the Simmons Center in Duncan, and Saturday, … more

SWOJC employee of the month named

Trent Dickerson, Residential Care Specialist at the Southwest Oklahoma Juvenile Center, was named Employee of the Month for December 2018 during the Jan. 22 General Staff Meeting. Dickerson, from … more

Jury finds Marielle Smith guilty of first-degree murder of Jared Holmes

JACKSON COUNTY, Okla. — (Feb. 4, 2019) A Jackson County jury returned a verdict of guilty and recommended a sentence of life without parole in the First Degree Murder case against Marielle Trey … more

January jail report

Staff Report Carlos Barraza-Verde, 38 of Oklahoma City, hold for U.S. Marshals. Ian Donte Bridges, 35 of Watonga, U.S. Marshals hold. William Brough, 39 of Davidson, two counts of failing to … more

Frederick Community Calendar provided

The annual Tillman County Jr. Livestock Show is scheduled for March 3, 4, and 5 at the Tillman County Fair Barns. The annual Frederick Fantastic Oyster Fry and Craft Show is scheduled for March 9, … more

Frederick Community Calendar provided

The annual Tillman County Jr. Livestock Show is scheduled for March 3, 4, and 5 at the Tillman County Fair Barns. The annual Frederick Fantastic Oyster Fry and Craft Show is scheduled for March 9, … more

Chamber installs new board members

The Frederick Chamber of Commerce held their annual Installation Banquet at 7 p.m. Feb. 7 at the Great Plains Technology Center in Frederick. The banquet began with the recitation of the Pledge of … more

Miss Altus 2019 crowned

The 49th annual Miss Altus Competition was held at 8 p.m. Feb. 9, 2019 at the Altus Auditorium. Candidates were from Jackson, Kiowa, Harmon, Greer or Tillman County. Two of the contestants were from … more

Locals chosen for Honor Show Choir

Three Frederick High School students were chosen for Honor Show Choir. They performed in the 50th anniversary of the event in Durant on Feb. 2. Senior Kendyll Ellis, Junior Abby Espinosa and … more

Americot expands midsouth grower support team

Staff Report LUBBOCK, Texas, Jan. 29, 2019 – Americot, Inc., a leading supplier of premium cotton seed, is pleased to announce the addition five new customer sales representatives for the … more

Be strong, inspiring, giving, heroic — be a donor!

Oklahoma Blood Institute needs strong, inspiring, giving, and heroic blood donors to save the lives of local patients! Oklahoma Blood Institute will hold a blood drive with Frederick Great Plains … more

Frederick Community Calendar provided

The 2019 Annual Installation Banquet for the Chamber of Commerce is scheduled for Feb. 7 at 7 p.m. at the Great Plains Technology Center. Tickets are $20 and includes a meal, banquet and silent … more

34 blood donations exceeds OBI goal

There were 34 donations which exceeded the Oklahoma Blood Institute’s goal at the Blood Drive held Jan. 24. Julie Garza drew the winner’s name for the $50 dollar Box, Inc. Gift Card and … more

Annual Chamber Banquet scheduled for Thursday

Staff Report Tickets and sponsorships are still available for the 2019 Frederick Chamber of Commerce Installation Banquet to be held at 7 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019 at the Great Plains … more

Livestock trophy auction raises $70,000

The Tillman County Junior Livestock Show Trophy Auction was held on Jan. 28. This was the auction’s 81st year. The auction raised $70,000 that will be distributed between the youth … more
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