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Southwest Oklahoma Juvenile Center in need of volunteers

The Southwest Oklahoma Juvenile Center (SWOJC) in Manitou is commencing the summer recruitment process for volunteers and mentors to work with young men in custody at the facility. The center is a … more

2020: COVID-19, murder hornets, and dragons

With the world essentially shut down for the first half of 2020 due to COVID-19, many people have asked, “What else can 2020 throw at us?” Enter the “murder hornet” and … more

Locals accepted into prestigious creative writing program

Two local high school students auditioned for the prestigious Oklahoma Summer Arts Institute. Yuki Zheng and McKinley Blacklock were both accepted into the creative writing program. The … more

Tillman County courthouse reopens with restrictions

The Tillman County Board of County Commissioners voted to reopen the Tillman County Courthouse with restrictions as follows: Only the North door will be unlocked. Anyone entering the Courthouse … more

Memorial Day kicks off “100 deadliest days” for teens

For many, Memorial Day is a time to remember the men and women who died while serving the United States, but it holds another date of importance as well. Memorial Day is the first day in what AAA … more

Local dentist office re-opens

As part of Governor Kevin Stitt’s Open Up and Recover Safely (OURS) plan, dentists were allowed to reopen for non-emergency care. Frederick Family Dentistry opened their office with new safety … more

14 Tillman County COVID-19 cases listed as recovered

According to a report from the Oklahoma State Department of Health, Tillman County has had a total of 22 positive cases of COVID-19 so far, with 14 cases listed as recovered and one listed as … more

City sales tax returns higher than anticipated

Every May, cities receive their portions of the Sales and Use taxes collected by the State in March. Frederick received $68,139.71 for Sales Tax returns, which was up from $61,445.47 in May 2019. The … more

Tillman County Farmers Market part of program benefiting farmers and low-income families

FREDERICK – The Tillman County Farmers Market is pleased to officially open for its third year. This year boasts an exciting new program to the community! Double Up Oklahoma (DUO) program is a … more

Register to vote by June 5 to vote in June 30 primary

Friday, June 5, is the last day to apply for voter registration in order to be eligible to vote in the June 30 Statewide Primary Election, Tillman County Election Board Secretary Sherri Jacobs … more

Tillman County receives a “B” in social distancing

According to a report by the Oklahoma State Department of Health, Tillman County has 14 positive cases of COVID-19 so far, with one case listed as recovered. The new cases are all located in the … more

Local art teacher wins Excellence in Arts award

Local art teacher Clint Reid was recently awarded the Oklahoma State Superintendent’s Award for Arts Excellence in Visual Art. Reid is a favorite among his co-workers and students and this … more

City Council votes to amend emergency proclamation

The Frederick City Council met in a regular session at 5:30 p.m April 28, 2020 at the Memorial Civic Center, 110 S. 17th St. in Frederick. This was the first in-person meeting since mid-March and … more

Financial advisor gives report on City budget

The Frederick City Council met in a regular session at 5:30 p.m June 9, 2020 at the Memorial Civic Center, 110 S. 17th St. in Frederick. Wearing a mask is now optional. Attendees had the option to … more

Battle of the Bills for Tillman County Sheriff

The filing period for County positions ended Friday, April 10. Republican Joe Don Dickey is running unopposed for County Commission, District 2. The County Commissioner is responsible for … more

Letter from Board of Education President James Heap

Dear Frederick Bombers, This week marks the beginning of a new and unexpected experience for Oklahoma students, teachers and school staff. Although we did not anticipate ending the year this way, … more

WOSC, ACA illustrate roadmap to virtual learning

While area public schools were looking for guidance last week from the Oklahoma Department of Education on how to proceed with the school year by implementing a Distance Learning Plan, two local … more

Sen. Lankford provides info on stimulus bill

Help is on the way for individuals and small businesses impacted by the coronavirus, but it will not arrive as quickly as everyone hoped. U.S. Sen. James Lankford, R-Oklahoma, speaking to … more

Frederick Public Schools to move to distance learning for remainder of academic year

The Oklahoma State Board of Education met on March 25, 2020 to discuss what the remainder of the school year will look like in Oklahoma. The board unanimously voted to suspend in person learning … more

Governor Stitt announces latest COVID-19 actions

OKLAHOMA CITY – Governor Kevin Stitt today held a press conference to provide an update on the State’s response to COVID-19 and announce amendments to Executive Order … more
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