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School Enrichment Foundation receives donation

The Frederick School Enrichment Foundation received a generous gift from the McBee Family of mineral rights, both producing and non-producing, in 10 different counties in Oklahoma, Arkansas, and New Mexico. John and Bill McBee are the sons of Howard H. McBee. They are both graduates of Frederick High School. They, along with their cousin Susanna McBee, joined in the gift in Honor of their father and uncle who was the initial Chairman of the Foundation. The income of the gifts will enhance the endowment established honoring Howard McBee at his death, which will continue to support the McBee Library at the Frederick Grade School, which was named by the Board of education in honor of Mr. McBee at the dedication of the grade school. more

Local recognized with ranking in Who’s Who Among Students at Cameron University

More than 65 students have been named to Who’s Who Among Students at Cameron University, a competitive and prestigious award. These students were nominated by faculty and staff on campus and … more

Frederick Middle School didn’t “Let it Go”

The Frederick Public Schools choir department, led by Carisa Schreiner and Heather Schneider, put on a fantastic production of “Frozen Jr.” April 28 and April 29. The show was nearly sold out both nights. Originally scheduled for 2019, the show was put on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic – when students left for spring break and never returned. more

High school students encouraged to apply for CU Engineering and Applied Mathematics Summer Academy

High school students interested in engineering, mathematics and technology are encouraged to apply now for one of Cameron University’s CU Engineering and Applied Mathematics Summer Academies. Summer academies will take place on the Lawton campus from June 12-17 and on the CU-Duncan campus from July 10-15. Both are residential camps. Space is limited to 30 participants each. The deadline to apply is April 30 for full consideration. Applicants who are selected will be notified by mid-May. There is no charge to attend. more

TCHS Annual Meeting and Interview Forum planned

The Tillman County Historical Society has begun its 2022 Membership Drive and will host its Annual Meeting on Sunday, May 1, at 2 p.m. at the Pioneer Townsite. At the meeting, an Interview Forum will be held featuring former coach, educator and business owner, Bob Collins. more

Tillman County Food Bank to host Golf Scramble April 30

The Frederick Golf and Country Club will be the host site for the first Mary Massad Memorial Endowment golf scramble fundraiser Saturday, April 30, 2022, with tee times beginning at 9 a.m. Registration will begin at 8 a.m. more

Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive returns Saturday, May 14

On May 14, letter carriers in Tillman County will collect nonperishable food donations from homes on their routes as part of the 30th National Association of Letter Carriers' Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive. The drive returns after a two-year hiatus during the COVID-19 pandemic. more

FMS presents “Frozen” April 28-29

The Frederick Middle School Choir is scheduled to present Disney’s Frozen Thursday April 28 and Friday April 29, 2022, at 7 p.m. in the Fine Arts Building. Tickets are $10. Pictured is Camryn Fatjo as Elsa. more

Frederick High School band receives new shelves

Loyd and Judy Benson generously donated new shelves to the Frederick High School band room. Band students helped clean out the room and tear down the old shelves and Randy Loveday put the new shelves together. more

Community Calendar

Frederick Community Clean up is scheduled for April 30, 2022. The next Frederick City Council Meeting is scheduled for April 26, 2022, at 5:30 p.m. at the Civic Center. Tipton Chamber of … more

Rotary students of the month chosen

Kinley Hicks and Madison Walters were chosen Rotary Students of the Month. Hicks is the daughter of Andrea Hicks and Jim Perales and Justin Hicks and Walters is the daughter of James and Alisha Walters. They are pictured with Rotarian Eddie Whitworth. Information submitted by Rotary Club Member. more

Tipton receives splash pad grant

The Town of Tipton has received a $35,000 grant to install a splash pad in the community. According to the Tipton Chamber of Commerce, the total cost of the splash pad is going to be around $70,000. The Tipton Chamber of Commerce is kicking off a donation campaign to help fund the balance.  more

Tipton Field Day approaching on April 26

The annual Tipton Wheat Field Day for southwestern Oklahoma later this month will educate regional wheat producers on the research and developments invested in improving crop … more

Frederick land owners receive Centennial Farm Award

Deputy State Historic Preservation Officer Lynda Ozan announced that an Oklahoma Centennial Farm Award has been presented to the owners of a Tillman County farm. more

Frederick Chamber of Commerce Installation Banquet held

The 2022 Annual Banquet and Installation was held recently. Jill Biggs was named the 2022 Chamber President. Josh Akin was named the 2022 Vice President. Ben Crawford was named Volunteer of the Year. Joe and Charlotte McPherson were named Citizens of the Year. more

On this day in history: GM celebrates 100 millionth U.S.-manufactured car

On April 21, 1967, GM had just manufactured their 100 millionth car in the United States. At that time, GM was the world’s largest automaker. Horse-drawn carriage mogul William Durant established General Motors in 1908 in Flint, Michigan. A savvy businessman, it wasn’t long until he owned Buick Motor Company, which opened in 1903. He soon acquired Oldsmobile, Cadillac, and Reliance Motor Company, among other auto and truck makers. more

On this day in history: Abraham Lincoln assassinated

On April 14, 1865, John Wilkes Booth snuck into Abraham Lincoln’s private theatre box at Ford’s Theatre and shot Lincoln once in the back of the head. more

Federal Judge upholds bulk of patient's right to Pharmacy Choice Act

Oklahoma Attorney General John O’Connor applauds the decision by a federal district judge to uphold most of Oklahoma’s Patient’s Right to Pharmacy Choice Act. Passed by the Legislature in 2019, this consumer protection Act protects Oklahomans’ access to pharmacy providers. The Act also protects Oklahoma pharmacies from certain self-dealing and self-serving practices of pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) that can harm consumers and put rural and independent pharmacies out of business. more

Cameron University wraps up theatre season with “9 to 5:  The Musical”

Cameron University’s Department of Art, Music, and Theatre Arts will close its 2021-2022 Spirited Season with “9 to 5: The Musical.”  Based on the hit movie, the lively production follows the adventures of Violet, Judy and Doralee as they get revenge on their sexist, egotistical boss, Mr. Hart. more

Spring highlights morel mushroom hunting

Mushroom hunters will be out in full force during the next few weeks, and the most popular species on their radar is the morel. It’s the thrill of the chase for morel mushroom foragers, and locations are kept top secret. more
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