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Deadline to request absentee ballots approaches

Voters in Tillman County who want absentee ballots mailed to them for the June 28, 2022, Federal, State and County Primary Election should apply now, County Election Board Secretary Vonnie Bergman said today. more

Fifth-graders complete AG in the Classroom projects

Anna Wofford’s fifth-graders learned about the different ways to grow fruits and vegetables and recently finished up their AG in the Classroom projects. The three ways these students grew their plants included a bucket tower garden, or hydroponics, aquaponics, and container gardening. more

On this day in history: Roosevelt, Churchill plot D-Day

British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and United States President Franklin D. Roosevelt began plotting D-Day on May 19, 1943. They originally set the date for May 1, 1944, but due to bad weather, … more

Rotary Student of the Year chosen

What a way to close out the 21-22 Rotary Student of the Month program! We were thrilled to have our Rotary Student of the Year, Lily-Marie Fraley present her winning essay. She plans to attend UCO to pursue a degree in nursing. Fraley is pictured with her grandfather and Rotarian Glenn Redeker and FHS principal Randy Biggs. Lily-Marie is the daughter of Scott and Kim Fraley. more

2021-22 Lions Club Outstanding seventh and 11th-graders chosen

The Frederick Lion’s Club chooses outstanding seventh and 11th-grade students at Tillman County schools each year. This year’s outstanding seventh and 11th-graders are Cierra Collins, seventh-grade, Ethan Fletcher, 11th grade, both of Frederick; Payne Coody, seventh-grade, Hailey Hunt, 11th-grade, both of Grandfield; Brelynn Rogers, seventh, and Maxx Babcock, 11th-grade, both of Tipton. The students are pictured with Lions President Jacob Allen Noyola. more

Beta Sigma Phi presents Woman of the Year award

Xi Alpha Chi chapter of Beta Sigma Phi presented their Woman of the Year award to Dana Greer (center) at their recent Founder’s Day banquet. Each year the group chooses a woman in the community that goes above and beyond to serve Frederick and the people in the community. Pictured with Greer are members Jenna Nuncio (left) and Mercedes Amyx (right). 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 … 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
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