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Pro Tem Treat bill eliminating state grocery sales tax advances

OKLAHOMA CITY – The Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday approved legislation from President Pro Tempore Greg Treat that would eliminate the state grocery sales tax, providing economic relief to Oklahoma families feeling the burden of inflation. more

Ten legislators honored with OKFB Champion award  

Ten Oklahoma legislators were honored with the 2021 Oklahoma Farm Bureau Champion award at the organization’s annual leadership conference Feb. 15 in Oklahoma City. more

AFR elects leadership, celebrates great year

NORMAN—American Farmers & Ranchers/Oklahoma Farmers Union (AFR/OFU) hosted the organization’s 117th annual state convention at the Embassy Suites & Conference Center – … more

Saxophonist, arranger and composer Denis DiBlasio to headline Cameron University Jazz Festival

Saxophonist, arranger and composer Denis DiBlasio will headline the 2022 Cameron University Jazz Festival, joining the CU Jazz Ensemble and the Lawton Jazz Orchestra at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 8, in the University Theatre. The Aggie Jazz Academy, a group of high school students from throughout southwest Oklahoma, will also make a guest appearance. more

Ag instructor visits Rotary Club

Frederick FFA Advisor and Agriculture education instructor Grant Eaton recently visited the Frederick Rotary Club. more

On this day: Andrew Johnson impeached Feb. 24, 1868

On this day in history, President Andrew Johnson was the first president to ever be impeached. On Feb. 24, 1868, Johnson was impeached, and on March 13, 1868, his impeachment trial began in the … more

Oyster Fry replaced with Fish Fry

In lieu of the 2022 Fantastic Oyster Fry, Frederick Chamber of Commerce is scheduled to host a Fish Fry. This year’s event is scheduled for Saturday, March 5, 2022, from 3:30 - 6:30 p.m. at the Prather Brown Center Cafeteria, 211 S 13th St., Frederick. Diners at Frederick’s Fantastic Fish Fry will have their plates filled with fried fish, hushpuppies, fries, coleslaw, and beans. Homemade desserts will also be available for purchase from the 4-H Club. more

FHS student wins trip to Washington D.C.

Lauren Akin from Frederick High School gets to spend a week in Washington, D.C. this summer on a trip that seasoned tourists would envy thanks to Southwest Rural Electric (SWRE). more

Jail administrator performs wedding

Jail Administrator Mike Logan is also a pastor. When a request came in for him to perform a wedding at the Tillman County Law Enforcement Center, he said yes. more

New spa and boutique opens in Frederick

Megan Kreutziger, owner and operator of The Pampered Heifer Beauty Bar, LLC., is a Licensed Esthetician. Kreutziger looks forward to serving the citizens of Tillman County and beyond. more

Interim Superintendent hired at juvenile center

MANITOU - Melissa Monson has been named the Interim Superintendent of the Southwest Oklahoma Juvenile Center (SWOJC) following the retirement of Marc Norvell.  more

84th annual Tillman County Jr. Livestock Show scheduled this weekend

The 84th Tillman County Junior Livestock Show is scheduled for Friday, Feb. 25 and Saturday, Feb. 26, 2022. more

Are you an artist?

The Frederick Chamber of Commerce 500 Club Committee is inviting local artists of all ages to submit entries for "Electric Art," a new initiative to turn utility boxes into public art. more

Stop before you lop – a quick guide to winter pruning

STILLWATER – To prune or not to prune? That is the question. When Oklahoma experiences warmer weather in the winter months, homeowners may want to take advantage of the milder temperatures and get a head start pruning trees and shrubs in the landscape. more

Roe reassures Oklahomans no cap on nurses' salaries

OKLAHOMA CITY – Rep. Cynthia Roe, R-Lindsay, today shared information regarding worries from constituents over misinformation that Congress is looking to cap nurses' salaries. more

Drought concerns loom with spring on the horizon

STILLWATER – The state’s drought status continues to intensify, and rainfall within the next few weeks is crucial for a profitable 2022 wheat crop, especially in the northwestern part of the state. more

Nominations Open for 2022 Child Abuse Prevention Awards

OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is now accepting nominations for the 2022 Oklahoma Child Abuse Prevention Awards, honoring outstanding Oklahoma individuals and organizations for demonstrating outstanding commitment, dedication, and leadership in child abuse prevention. more

Oklahoma among seven states with highest rural HIV burden free self-test program aims to limit spread of HIV

OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma was recently identified as one of seven states in the U.S. with the highest rural burden of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is now offering free, at-home HIV rapid self-tests as part of an effort to help decrease the spread. more

Rotary Students of the Month chosen

Rotary Students of the Month for February are Westin Archer and Beatriz Valles. Westin is the son of Will and Angela Archer. Beatriz is the daughter of Natividad Garibay. They are pictured with incoming Rotary president Lori Varner. more

FES Principal inducted into Lions Club

Laura Yeager, Frederick Elementary Principal was recently inducted into the Lions Club. Yeager is pictured with Lions Club members Jacob Allen Noyola, Gary Tyler, and sponsor Shannon Vanderburg. Frederick Lions Club meets at noon each Thursday at Lucy's Cafe. Anyone that would like to learn more about Lions Club, feel free to contact Vinson Orr or any Lions Club member. more
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