NEWS


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Jail report for Sept. 2-9
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Jail report for Aug. 8-16

Tillman County Free Fair slated

The Tillman County Free Fair is scheduled for Sept. 8-10 at the Tillman County Fair Barn in Frederick.Sept. 8All fair entries except for livestock are...

September 1st, 2016 |  


Jail report for Aug. 8-16

Jail report for Aug. 8-16

Christopher Birdine, age 51, Minco, hold for Jackson County, unlawful possession of paraphernalia.Julio Gonzales Gaitan, age 26, Frederick, petty larc...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Tillman County radio log Aug. 9-16

Aug. 9People fighting, 316 S. Main St.911 hang up, 300 E. Grand Ave.Male having a seizure, 122 N. 19th St.Welfare check, 100 E. Grand Ave.Elderly pers...

August 24th, 2016 |  


House of Terror slated

The 12th annual “Terror on 10th Street Haunted House” is scheduled to open.There is a new nightmare around every corner. This Haunted Hous...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Detention center employees celebrate 20 years

Detention center employees celebrate 20 years

The staff at Southwest Oklahoma Juvenile Center celebrated the facility’s 20th anniversary with a reception Aug. 16.Eight original Oklahoma Juve...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Local man chargedwith assault, batteryin alleged stabbing

About 7:47 p.m. Aug. 13, Tillman County dispatch received a call about a stabbing.The caller reported that someone had been stabbed in the forearm and...

August 24th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


Lady Bombers makegreat showing in I-40Classic tournament

On Aug. 12, the Lady Bombers traveled to Weatherford taking on the Lady Eagles for the first round of tournament play in the I-40 Classic.In the top o...

August 17th, 2016 |  


Youth football season slated

Youth football season slated

Bomber tackle football begins Sept. 10. The independent league coincides with the Quarterback Club season and is for ages 12 and under.It is a self-fu...

August 9th, 2016 updated: August 9th, 2016. |  


Raines hired as new softball coach

Raines hired as new softball coach

Frederick High School has a new fast pitch softball coach. Katie Raines was hired July 14.Raines played fast pitch softball for Southwestern Oklahoma ...

July 27th, 2016 updated: July 27th, 2016. |  


FHS students receive scholarships

FHS students receive scholarships

Two Bomber football players were awarded scholarships to Bethel College in North Newton, Kansas.Jaylen Randle received a football scholarship and Deyo...

July 27th, 2016 |  


Bomber graduate to play last tournament

Bomber graduate to play last tournament

Frederick Lady Bomber, Terra Morrison, has been chosen for Class 2A All-State girls golf. Morrison competed in a tournament Monday at Cherokee Hills G...

July 26th, 2016 |  


LIFE


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OTA Foundation names scholarship recipients
Tillman County jail report for July 25-Aug. 2

Tillman County jail report for July 25-Aug. 2

Tyler Blake Ballew, age 27, Durant, knowingly concealing stolen property and failure to appear on second degree burglary charges.Robert Ray Hames, age...

August 10th, 2016 |  


Pink baby shower slated

There will be a pink baby shower for Chris Arumugam and Alisha Franklin from 3-5 p.m. Sunday at the Civic Center.Special to the Press-Leader...

August 3rd, 2016 |  


Arts council seeks chair artists

The Frederick Arts Council is looking for people who would like to “chair” the 44th Annual Arts and Action art show that will be held on t...

August 3rd, 2016 |  


Rabbit population increases at Quartz Mountain

Rabbit population increases at Quartz Mountain

This is a very good year for rabbits at Quartz Mountain Nature Park. They seem to be everywhere first thing in the morning. As you drive through the p...

August 3rd, 2016 |  


Tipton hosts music night

Tipton hosts music night

After a two month hiatus, Tipton Music Night resumed the first Monday of August at 5 p.m. and will continue, weather permitting, through the school ye...

August 3rd, 2016 updated: August 3rd, 2016. |  


OPINION


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Always remember book titles
We arrived in Darwin

We arrived in Darwin

Driving into the City of Darwin was like a huge breath of fresh air. Finally, after three months on a desolate island, two days in Adelaide near the s...

August 17th, 2016 |  


Careful of your dream car

Careful of your dream car

I was an aircraft mechanic in the Navy. I was a tinkerer in my youth. Always interested in anything mechanic. I’ve always loved hot rod cars and...

August 9th, 2016 |  


There was a holiday with mishaps

There was a holiday with mishaps

I was an aircraft mechanic in the Navy. I was a tinkerer in my youth. Always interested in anything mechanic. I’ve always loved hot rod cars and...

August 8th, 2016 |  


There was a holiday with mishaps

There was a holiday with mishaps

I was looking at my calendar, planning my trip to Arkansas. We go every year for Thanksgiving. I’m a planner. I plan most things a year in advan...

August 3rd, 2016 |  


To climb or not to climb Uluru

To climb or not to climb Uluru

There were two main reasons why we decided to drive to Darwin rather than fly. The first reason was so we could get an “authentic outback experi...

August 3rd, 2016 |  


Their view

Their view

Lately, the national news is more depressing than usual. We can’t go a week without hearing about someone getting shot. I don’t know what ...

July 26th, 2016 |  


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