• Fiddle player Byron Berline and his bluegrass band keep good times rolling in Oklahoma

    By Jessica Allison, Staff Writer | Published: Thu, Aug 14, 2014

    Oklahoma fiddle player Byron Berline has played with the likes of The Rolling Stones, Elton John and Bill Monroe. But he said twice-monthly shows at his Guthrie fiddle shop and music hall are now his favorites.

  • Guthrie voters will decide 2 sales tax proposals Aug 26

    By Steve Gust, For The Oklahoman | Published: Wed, Aug 13, 2014

    The city of Guthrie is seeking a 1 cent increase in the sales tax, and Logan County seeks to replace taxes set to expire next year.

  • Guthrie man gets arrest on complaints of choking, abuse

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: Mon, Aug 11, 2014

    A man was arrested Wednesday evening in central Logan County on complaints of assault with a dangerous weapon, kidnapping, child abuse and domestic abuse by strangulation.

  • 4 small earthquakes recorded south of Guthrie

    Published: Fri, Aug 8, 2014

    GUTHRIE, Okla. (AP) — Four small earthquakes have been recorded just south of Guthrie in central Oklahoma. Authorities say there are no reports of damage or injury after Friday’s temblors. The strongest quake recorded by the U.S. Geological Survey was a preliminary magnitude 3.4 quake recorded at 3:21 p.m. three miles southeast of Guthrie. A 3.2 magnitude quake was recorded at 1:07 p.m., a 3.1 magnitude tremor at 3:58 p.m. and a 3.0 magnitude quake at 3:45 p.m. Each of the quakes were recorded two to three miles south/southeast of Guthrie — about 25 miles north of Oklahoma City. Geologists say earthquakes of magnitude 2.5 to 3.0 are generally the smallest that are felt by humans and that damage is not likely in

  • 2 earthquakes strike central Oklahoma

    Published: Mon, Aug 4, 2014

    EDMOND (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says two earthquakes centered in central Oklahoma struck Monday. A magnitude 3.3 earthquake struck 6 miles east-southeast of Edmond around 1:20 p.m. Monday. Shaking could be felt in Oklahoma City. Earlier in the day, a 3.5-magnitude temblor was recorded at 10:30 a.m. It was centered 3 miles south of Guthrie. The quakes came the same day an Oklahoma lawmaker and veteran petroleum geologist called for a federal task force to develop an emergency plan in response to the swarm of earthquakes rocking the central part of the state.

  • New Logan County group seeks to mitigate disasters

    By Steve Gust, For The Oklahoman | Published: Sat, Aug 2, 2014

    The name of the Guthrie group is the Logan County Long Term Recovery Group.

  • High school football: District 5A-2 preview

    By Jacob Unruh | Updated: Fri, Aug 1, 2014

    Defending champion Guthrie rebuilding offensive line. Bluejays picked to finish second in district behind Carl Albert.

  • Oklahoma aeronautics firm works with Navy researchers to modify combat jet for storm research

    By Silas Allen, Staff Writer | Updated: Fri, Jul 25, 2014

    As recently as March 2013, the U.S. Navy Postgraduate School’s A-10 Thunderbolt was flying missions over Afghanistan. Now, it’s sitting at an Oklahoma airport, where a team from Guthrie-based Zivko Aeronautics and the school’s Center for Interdisciplinary Remotely-Piloted Aircraft Studies is turning the combat jet into a storm-chasing aircraft.

  • Future is uncertain for Guthrie site that may have been the location of Oklahoma's first library for blacks

    By Steve Gust, For The Oklahoman | Published: Tue, Jul 15, 2014

    Some Guthrie residents want to restore a building on what is believed to be the site of the first library for blacks in Oklahoma. But an official for the city of Guthrie, which owns the building, said that likely would be too expensive.

  • Norman, Edmond students chosen for leadership camp

    From Staff Reports | Published: Sat, Jul 12, 2014

    Students from Edmond and Norman will attend the Four Star Leadership Program at Oklahoma Christian University.

  • Like Woody Guthrie, WoodyFest is about more than just music

    By Brandy McDonnell, Features Writer | Updated: Thu, Jul 10, 2014

    The 17th annual festival continues through Sunday in venues around Okemah, the hometown of the late, great folk icon.

  • Deputies search for person who dragged dog behind vehicle in Logan County

    By Jonathan Sutton, Staff Writer | Updated: Tue, Jul 1, 2014

    A pit-bull terrier was found Tuesday near Guthrie with a large injury to its back. The men who found it said they saw a Jeep dragging a dog.

  • 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.