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Guthrie Resident Graduates from Oklahoma Baptist University Aug. 1

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One Guthrie, Oklahoma, resident received a degree during Oklahoma Baptist University’s Spring Commencement Saturday, Aug. 1, on the south lawn of Raley Chapel on the OBU campus in Shawnee. United States Senator James Lankford delivered the address. The event was rescheduled from its original date in May due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Graduates, with academic majors and scholastic predicates, include: Christian Wright, biochemistry, cum laude.

Road Construction Closures

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I-240 narrows, shoulders close at SH-77H/Sooner Rd. daily through Friday

Westbound I-240 will be narrowed to one lane between SH-77H/Sooner Rd. (mm 8) and Sunnylane Rd. (mm 7) from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily through Friday for ongoing sign installation. The east and westbound I-240 shoulders between Douglas Blvd. (mm 11) and Sunnylane Rd. also will be closed during these times.

Abell Community Church Plans Gospel Concert

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Abell Community welcomes Cowboy Jim Garling for a gospel concert on Sunday night August 16th at 6:00 p.m. Jim Garling is a well-respected singer-songwriter who performs regularly with the Songs of Sage and The Bryon Berline Band and in other venues across the state and nation.

Abell Community Church celebrates 47 years of ministry to the area north and west of Guthrie. The non-denominational congregation continues to reach out to people in the Guthrie and Crescent areas with Sunday morning and evening services and Wednesday night bible study.

Tuesday’s Election: All the information you need 

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Voters will go to the polls Tuesday for the August 25 Runoff Primary Election, Logan County Election Board Secretary Sheleen Winscott said today. 

Please keep the following information and tips in mind as the election approaches. 

- Early voting will be available at the County Election Board office from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday. 

- Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday. Lines are possible at peak voting times. Wait times will likely be shortest at mid-morning and mid-afternoon. Anyone in line to vote at 7 p.m. will be allowed to cast a ballot. 

Francis Tuttle instructor named Teacher of the Year, Honor recognizes innovation, commitment to education

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OKLAHOMA CITY, Aug. 7, 2020 – Francis Tuttle Technology Center instructor, Sherri Gleaves, has been named Teacher of the Year by the Oklahoma Association for Career and Technical Education (OkACTE) at the 53rd Annual Oklahoma Summit Conference this week. 

The broadcast and video production instructor received a $10,000 cash prize sponsored by Express Employment Professionals along with the award, and will move on to compete at the ACTE Region IV conference in 2021.

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UCO Introduces Extended Classroom for Fall Semester, Expanding Virtual Options for Students

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As students return for in-person classes at the University of Central Oklahoma this fall, they will be joined by students sitting in virtual seats as a part of the university’s new extended classroom option. The new option is part of the university’s overall fall reopening plan in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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OSU safety measures in place for student move-in day

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(STILLWATER, Oklahoma, Aug. 7, 2020) — With detailed safety precautions in place, Oklahoma State University students began the move-in process Friday.

The process looked different for returning campus residents. For incoming freshmen, the scene represented the new “normal.” Despite the challenges, Director of Housing and Residential Life Dr. Leon McClinton said the university was well prepared to welcome students back to campus.

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UCO Introduces Extended Classroom for Fall Semester, Expanding Virtual Options for Students

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As students return for in-person classes at the University of Central Oklahoma this fall, they will be joined by students sitting in virtual seats as a part of the university’s new extended classroom option. The new option is part of the university’s overall fall reopening plan in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.