Archive for the ‘Money’ Category

A tailored approach to economic development

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Whether it’s through the school’s career training programs, customized business and industry training or entrepreneurial assistance, Meridian is committed to providing a tailored approach that contributes to economic development in the communities we serve. Read more…

Categories: Column, Education, Money

Logan County receives first sales tax collection since voters approved tax in August

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taxLogan County received the first payment from the Oklahoma Tax Commission after voters approved the three-fourths county sales tax in August 2014. Read more…

Mercy ranks 122 on Forbes List of Top American Employers

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Mercy ranks 122 on Forbes’ inaugural “America’s Best Employers” list. Read more…

Categories: Money, News

City seeking sales tax election for July 14; increase to benefit capital projects

March 18, 2015 Leave a comment

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The Guthrie city council will likely seek a proposed sales tax election to registered voters for a half-cent sales tax increase that would benefit capital projects for the City, including such items as a ladder truck for the Guthrie Fire Department, upgrade and relocation of youth baseball and softball fields and beautification. The proposal may be in the hands of voters in the July 14 special election. Read more…

Categories: City Council, Money, News

Representative calls for Legislative pay decrease, makes donation to pro-life organization

March 14, 2015 Leave a comment

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GUTHRIE – State Rep. Jason Murphey, R-Guthrie, continued his mid-March tradition of providing a yearly donation of $8,241.92 from his legislative salary to the Guthrie-based Crossroads Clinic. Read more…

Video: Guthrie schools acquire land in southern Logan County for proposed elementary school

March 12, 2015 Leave a comment

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Guthrie Public Schools finalized the purchased of 25 acres in southern Logan County on Wednesday. The land acquisition comes just in time for an upcoming school bond election, that if passed would construct an elementary school. Read more…

City and Love’s Travel Stop agree to 5-year sales tax rebate

March 11, 2015 1 comment

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The City of Guthrie and Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores, Inc. have agreed to a sales tax rebate pertaining to the construction of a sewer line that will run underneath I-35 for the new Love’s facility near Highway 33. Read more…

Categories: City Council, Money

Business owners wanting to add liquor sales on Sundays and holidays

February 28, 2015 Leave a comment

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Logan County is one of 18 Oklahoma counties that restrict liquor by the drink on Sundays, but business owners are wanting to change that by allowing liquor sales to seven days a week. However, that Sunday afternoon drink may have to wait several more months. Read more…

County commissioner requests EMS board member to resign; EMS audit discussed

February 22, 2015 1 comment

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All parties with the Logan County Board of County Commissioners (BoCC) and the Logan County Emergency Medical Services District (EMS) agreed the 2009-13 EMS audit should have been addressed before a joint  meeting was held. During the public meeting, a county commissioner asked the EMS Chairman to resign his post. Read more…

Guthrie BOE gives the go ahead to prepare school bond election for May 12

February 20, 2015 4 comments

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In a special Guthrie Public Schools Board of Education meeting, board members agreed to begin preparing for a May 12 school bond election. Highlighting the bond election will be addressing major building repairs and construction of a new elementary school in southern Logan County. Read more…

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