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Farm Bureau sponsoring “Free Shred Away Day”

The Tillman County Farm Bureau Leadership Team is once again sponsoring a free Shred-Away day.  So, mark your calendar for Friday, May 20, 2022, from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. in front of the Tillman … more

Do you have a severe weather plan?

May can be a busy month for severe weather in Oklahoma. The Tillman County Emergency Management Director Mike Thornton has been busy making sure the citizens of Tillman County have different ways to try to keep themselves safe during weather events. more

Abernathy Day event scheduled for June 4 at the Pioneer Townsite

The Tillman County Historical Society is scheduled to host the annual Abernathy Day celebration on Saturday, June 4, 2022, at the Pioneer Townsite’s Red Barn. The event will consist of a fundraiser dinner followed by a concert and dance. more

Choir banquet honoring seniors held

The Frederick High School choir banquet honoring the 2022 seniors was held May 9, 2022, at the First Methodist Church. State superior soloists and ensembles performed at the event. more

Community Calendar

Community Calendar The Frederick Community Pool is scheduled to open May 23. Admission is $3 per person. Or you can buy a season pass for a single person for $80 or a family season pass up to five … more

On this day in history: Roosevelt trip captured on moving picture film

On May 12, 1903, the 26th President of the United States, Theodore (Teddy) Roosevelt became the first president to official presidential activities recorded. Roosevelt’s trip to San Francisco was the first time a president had been captured on “moving picture film.” more

Lyric named official theatre of Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY – Legislation designating Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma as the state’s official theatre has been signed into law.  Senate Bill 1385, the bipartisan measure bestowing the honor, was coauthored by Senate Democratic Leader Kay Floyd and House Majority Leader Jon Echols and takes effect Nov. 1, 2022. more

List of most endangered historic places released

The National Trust for Historic Preservation recently unveiled its much-anticipated annual list of America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places. The eleven sites on the 2022 list represent a powerful illustration of expansive American history. The wide range of cultures, histories, and geographies highlighted through the 2022 list help illustrate how telling the full story can help each person see themselves reflected in our country’s multi-layered past. more

May is National Lyme Disease Awareness month

With the weather warming up, more families choose to spend more time outdoors. Camping, hiking, swimming, and many other outdoor activities have many benefits, physically and mentally, but precautions should be taken to avoid bug bites. more

Tillman County student awarded OSU scholarship

STILLWATER – A Tillman County student recently was honored by the Oklahoma State University Ferguson College of Agriculture with academic scholarships for the 2022-2023 academic year. The scholarships are part of the more than $1.8 million that students will receive from the college and its academic departments. more

Farm Bureau sponsoring “Free Shred Away Day”

The Tillman County Farm Bureau Leadership Team is once again sponsoring a free Shred-Away day.  So, mark your calendar for Friday, May 20, 2022, from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. in front of the Tillman County Farm Bureau office located at 124 North 10th St. in Frederick. more

On this Day in History: First known serial killer executed

On May 7, 1896, H.H. Holmes, America’s first-known serial killer, was executed by hanging in Philadelphia, Penn. more

On this day in History: Chanel No. 5 perfume launches

No, Chanel No. 5 isn’t just a popular product featured in movies and television shows. Chanel No. 5 officially debuted on May 5, 1921, in Coco Chanel’s boutique on the Rue Cambon in … more

Redistricting will affect Tillman County Voters

Mandatory redistricting efforts have caused some precinct boundaries to change. As a result, some voters will be assigned to new polling places, Vonnie Bergman, Tillman County Election Board Secretary announced today. more

School Enrichment Foundation receives donation

The Frederick School Enrichment Foundation received a generous gift from the McBee Family of mineral rights, both producing and non-producing, in 10 different counties in Oklahoma, Arkansas, and New Mexico. John and Bill McBee are the sons of Howard H. McBee. They are both graduates of Frederick High School. They, along with their cousin Susanna McBee, joined in the gift in Honor of their father and uncle who was the initial Chairman of the Foundation. The income of the gifts will enhance the endowment established honoring Howard McBee at his death, which will continue to support the McBee Library at the Frederick Grade School, which was named by the Board of education in honor of Mr. McBee at the dedication of the grade school. more

Local recognized with ranking in Who’s Who Among Students at Cameron University

More than 65 students have been named to Who’s Who Among Students at Cameron University, a competitive and prestigious award. These students were nominated by faculty and staff on campus and … more

Frederick Middle School didn’t “Let it Go”

The Frederick Public Schools choir department, led by Carisa Schreiner and Heather Schneider, put on a fantastic production of “Frozen Jr.” April 28 and April 29. The show was nearly sold out both nights. Originally scheduled for 2019, the show was put on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic – when students left for spring break and never returned. more

High school students encouraged to apply for CU Engineering and Applied Mathematics Summer Academy

High school students interested in engineering, mathematics and technology are encouraged to apply now for one of Cameron University’s CU Engineering and Applied Mathematics Summer Academies. Summer academies will take place on the Lawton campus from June 12-17 and on the CU-Duncan campus from July 10-15. Both are residential camps. Space is limited to 30 participants each. The deadline to apply is April 30 for full consideration. Applicants who are selected will be notified by mid-May. There is no charge to attend. more

TCHS Annual Meeting and Interview Forum planned

The Tillman County Historical Society has begun its 2022 Membership Drive and will host its Annual Meeting on Sunday, May 1, at 2 p.m. at the Pioneer Townsite. At the meeting, an Interview Forum will be held featuring former coach, educator and business owner, Bob Collins. more

Tillman County Food Bank to host Golf Scramble April 30

The Frederick Golf and Country Club will be the host site for the first Mary Massad Memorial Endowment golf scramble fundraiser Saturday, April 30, 2022, with tee times beginning at 9 a.m. Registration will begin at 8 a.m. more
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