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Animal welfare groups offer reward for info that leads to cockfighting arrests, convictions

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Two Oklahoma animal welfare groups are offering a monetary reward for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of individuals involved in cockfighting. The … more

Attorney General Hunter reminds Oklahomans to take children, pets out of unattended vehicles

OKLAHOMA CITY – With temperatures expected to reach triple digits in some areas of the state this weekend, Attorney General Mike Hunter today is reminding Oklahomans to never leave children or … more

Altus Times wins best news story, feature photo in state contest

Former Altus Times Editor and Publisher Rick Carpenter won two first places and one second place in the annual Oklahoma Press Association Better Newspaper Contest. The contest included entries for … more

Frederick library offering free financial kits

OKLAHOMA CITY —Helping to promote financial education statewide, the Oklahoma Society of Certified Public Accountants (OSCPA) is offering free Financial Fitness Kits through about 100 public … more

2020 graduation ceremony held

Frederick High School held their 115th graduation ceremony June 6, 2020 in the Bomber Bowl. The COVID-19 pandemic may have stolen the second half of their senior year, but thanks to the hard work of … more

New business joins Chamber

The Frederick Chamber of Commerce is proud to welcome Operation CARE Ministries Inc. to our membership. On hand for the Ribbon Cutting were CARE board members Mike Johnson, Mark Bobo, Assembly of … more

State parks begin charging parking fees

On June 15, State Park visitors will have noticed new signs when entering various parks. Where most visits were free except for amenities like camp sites and other activities, now visitors must pay … more

Pollinators are good for the ecosystem

It’s the time of year when you might start seeing a rise in honey bee swarms. Honeybees begin to swarm in late spring to early summer. Swarming is a natural process in the life of a honey … more

From the streets of Comanche County to the Tillman County Jail

Tillman County Jail Administrator Mike Logan said an agreement has been made with Comanche County to house new inmates. “We’re not taking their current inmates,” Logan said. … more

Juvenile center employees honored

Resident Care Specialist (RCS) II Megan Freas was named the Employee of the Month. Freas received $25 from the SOS Committee, a certificate, and use of a designated parking space for the month. Her … more

Hurstene Akin Dickey

Word has been received of the death of Hurstene Akin Dickey, 96 of Frederick. Mrs. Dickey passed away Tuesday morning, May 19, 2020 of natural causes at the Memorial Nursing Center in Frederick. A … more

Tillman County COVID-19 numbers continue improving

According to a report from the Oklahoma State Department of Health, Tillman County has had a total of 23 positive cases of COVID-19 so far, with 21 cases listed as recovered and one listed as … more

Grubrun to be held in honor of John Morton

Johnny D. Morton was a master of many things. He loved making beautiful lamps out of metal and wood. He enjoyed making jewelry out of old coins. He enjoyed all kinds of woodworking and having a … more

Community wide garage sale slated June 6

Frederick’s City-Wide garage sale is scheduled for June 6. The city has agreed to waive the usual yard sale fee for sales held on those days so take this opportunity to clean up and clean out. … more

Voters should apply early for absentee ballots

Voters in Tillman County who want to have absentee ballots mailed to them for the June 30 Statewide/County Primary Election should apply now, County Election Board Secretary Sherri Jacobs said today. … more

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
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