Archive for June 17, 2013

GHS changes policy for selecting valedictorian and salutatorian

June 17, 2013 1 comment

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If you have been to any recent graduation ceremonies for Guthrie High School you have heard a lot of speeches from seniors, who have had success in the classroom and have earned the distinction of being the class valedictorian or salutatorian. A new policy adopted by the Guthrie Board of Education will now place higher standards for those achievements. Read more…

HS Band and Choir receive honors at Disney; fireworks on sale

June 17, 2013 2 comments

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The Guthrie High School Band and Choir traveled to Orlando Florida to participate in the Festival Disney competition on May 28 through June 4. Both groups received Superior ratings. Read more…

Guthrie Fire Department: Weekly reports for June 5, 2013

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The following information is from the Guthrie Fire Department with the Fire and EMS Log for the week of June 5, 2013. Read more…

Logan County District 2 Update: Trash on county roads‏

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One of the laws passed by the state legislature in the 2013 session was SB 89. This bill, authored by Senator Ballenger and Representative Wesselhoft, increases the fine for littering from the maximum of $200.00 to up to $400.00, plus court costs. The bill passed with an emergency clause which allows it to take effect July 1, 2013. Read more…

Ask Dr. Anna: Flea control for your pet

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Did you know that a single flea can bite your pet 400 times a day, drink more than its body weight in blood and produce hundreds of eggs each day?  Besides causing skin and allergy issues fleas can transmit tapeworms to your pet. When you see fleas on your pet, you are only seeing 5% of their population. The other 95%, (consisting of eggs, larvae and pupae) are living in the environment, such as your carpet, couch and grass. Weather permitting, new adult fleas emerge every 2 weeks.  Here are some key steps to successful flea control. Read more…

Categories: Column, Pets

I pay property taxes … please fix my road

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Imagine paying thousands of dollars every year in property taxes and at the same time watching your roads literally crumble under the strain of increasing traffic. Unfortunately, some won’t have to imagine this because I’ve just described your reality. Read more…

Local student qualifies to compete at world’s largest junior high rodeo

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Guthrie’s Mike Bartels will soon be competing against the best in the nation when he travels to New Mexico for the ninth annual National Junior High Finals Rodeo (NJHFR). The event will be broadcasted online. Read more…

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