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  • A 3.8 magnitude earthquake felt near Liberty Lake in Guthrie, Oklahoma area Thursday

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: Thu, Jun 26, 2014

    An earthquake in Logan County near Libery Lake was reported overnight. A 3.8 magnitude quake was west of the lake.

  • Oklahoma elections: County Commissioner District 1 race gets two candidates with clear victories

    BY WILLIAM CRUM, Staff Writer | Updated: Wed, Jun 25, 2014

    Veteran county commissioner Willa Johnson cruised to victory Tuesday in the Democratic primary for the District 1 seat on the Oklahoma County Board of Commissioners. Johnson, 75, will defend her seat against Republican Daren Ward in the Nov. 4 general election.

  • Edmond teen's service earns American Heritage Girls award

    By Steve Gust, For The Oklahoman | Published: Tue, Jun 24, 2014

    Hannah Johnson, of Edmond, has become the first girl in Oklahoma to earn the American Heritage Girls Stars and Stripes award.

  • Edmond Iris and Garden Society's sale grows this year

    By Steve Gust, For The Oklahoman | Published: Wed, Jun 4, 2014

    Iris rhizomes will be sold at the Farmers Grain Co. in Edmond June 6 and 7.

  • Logan Co. deputy not hurt after bullet hits car

    BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS | Published: Mon, Jun 2, 2014

    GUTHRIE — Authorities say a deputy in Logan County wasn’t injured after shots were fired at his patrol car Sunday night. Logan County Chief Deputy Richard Stephens says the deputy was on a routine call late Sunday when a bullet went through his driver’s side window. Stephens says the deputy wasn’t hurt and pursued the shooter. Stephens tells a local television station that three suspects crashed their vehicle shortly thereafter and were taken into custody. No names have been released, but Stephens says criminal charges are expected to be filed.

  • High school football: New coach, same formula for Guthrie

    BY JACOB UNRUH | Published: Sun, Jun 1, 2014

    After winning the Class 5A football championship, the Bluejays have gone through changes on the field with a massive group of seniors graduating and a coaching change. Still, things are close to the same under new coach Kelly Beeby, and that was evident during the spring practice period.

  • Free to Live Animal Sanctuary near Edmond to host fundraisers

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Wed, May 21, 2014

    Free to Live Animal Sanctuary near Edmond will hold a fundraiser on Tuesday and a golf event next month to raise money for dogs and cats in need.

  • Crews contain fire in Logan County

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: Tue, May 20, 2014

    A wildfire Tuesday near Indian Meridian Road and State Highway 105 in Logan County burned about 160 acres and destroyed a barn.

  • Cause of Logan County fire 'undetermined,' causes $944,331 in damage

    By Kyle Fredrickson, Staff Writer | Updated: Tue, May 13, 2014

    The Logan County assessor’s office released a report Tuesday detailing the final damages of a wildfire that burned about 3,250 acres last week near Guthrie. Investigators with the state Department of Agriculture and the state fire marshal’s office have yet to determine a cause.

  • Colorful Corvettes gather in Edmond

    From Staff Reports | Published: Tue, May 13, 2014

    The Central Oklahoma Corvette Club held its annual Oklahoma Corvette Roundup in E. C. Hafer Park.

  • Four juveniles arrested in connection with Banner School fire in Guthrie

    By Silas Allen, Staff Writer | Updated: Sat, May 10, 2014

    Four juveniles were arrested Friday in connection with a fire at the old Banner School building, Guthrie police said.

  • Banner School building burns in Guthrie, Oklahoma

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: Fri, May 9, 2014

    Investigators are searching for the cause of a fire that gutted the former Banner School building early Friday in Guthrie.

  • Oklahoma authorities continue search for cause of Logan County wildfire

    By Kyle Fredrickson, Staff Writer | Updated: Tue, May 6, 2014

    Initial reports blaming a controlled burn for the wildfire that burned up to 3,500 acres since late Sunday in Logan County were incorrect, said Stan May, spokesman for the Oklahoma Incident Management Team.

  • KOCO: Firefighter hit by bullets fighting Guthrie fire

    Published: Tue, May 6, 2014

    A volunteer firefighter trying to save a Guthrie home was shot when heated ammo went off inside, KOCO reports. Frank Megow, also an Army and Marine Corps veteran, says of the many battles he's fought, this one he's lucky to have ...

  • Logan County wildfire continues burning Monday as investigators look into cause

    By Kyle Fredrickson, Staff Writer | Updated: Mon, May 5, 2014

    Early estimations indicate as many as 3,500 acres have burned, resulting in the loss of more than 30 structures, including six homes, killing one Oklahoman, Guthrie Fire Chief Eric Harlow said.

  • Oklahoma governor issues burn ban for 36 counties

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: Mon, May 5, 2014

    Statewide emergency was also issued by Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin on Monday.

  • UPDATE Hot spots flare up in Logan County wildfire

    By Kyle Schwab, Staff Writer | Updated: Mon, May 5, 2014

    A fire near E Seward Road east of Interstate 35 is spreading rapidly and threatening homes in the area, authorities said. Edmond Fire Department reported they body of a man has been found in his home.

  • '89er Day celebrated in Guthrie

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Wed, Apr 23, 2014

    The Oklahoma Land Run was celebrated Saturday at ’89er Day in Guthrie.

  • Seventh person arrested in Blanchard man's death

    By Jonathan Sutton, Staff Writer | Published: Tue, Apr 22, 2014

    John Worcester, 39, was charged April 15 with murder in connection with the January death of Shawn Masters.

  • Two quakes felt in Edmond and Guthrie

    From Staff Reports | Updated: Sun, Apr 20, 2014

    Just after 1 p.m., a 4.0 magnitude earthquake was felt 8 miles north of Edmond. About 20 minutes later another earthquake, this time a 3.7 magnitude, was felt 6 miles south/southwest of Guthrie.