The Oklahoma Tax Commission has released sales tax information for the local municipalities. Guthrie which had a slow start to its fiscal year with only a 1 percent increase last month, rebounded this month, receiving $592,284 which was 13 percent over last year’s numbers of $524,567 and a solid 5 percent increase over the October sales tax receipts. The sales use tax was 41-percent ahead of their 2019 numbers with $72,453 received compared to $51,417 in 2019 and was slightly ahead of October’s numbers of $68,795.
Panthers-62 Oilton-61 The gym in Mulhall for a high school boys’ basketball game has not been that loud for a couple years, but Friday night the Panthers won their fourth game of the year defeating Oilton 61-60 in a super come-from-behind effort. The win improves the Panthers to 4-0 under new head coach Jake Christensen.
The Guthrie High School softball team recently announced its season ending awards. The district awards were headed up by District 5A-2 Player of the Year, sophomore Ashlee Eichler, who hit .606 with three doubles and three home runs with 15 runs batted in.
The OSSAA football playoffs roll into its second week with three local teams still alive in their respective classes. Guthrie at Lawton MacArthur The Guthrie Bluejays will travel to Lawton Friday night to take on Lawton MacArthur (6-2) in Cameron Stadium with a 7 p.m.
Vaughn Raney is continuing his college basketball career at Oklahoma City University. The Cashion High School graduate is completing his final year of eligibility after playing for Rogers State University, where he earned his undergraduate degree in May.
Private family funeral services for Stella Louise (Knight) Dumas, 61, of Guthrie, OK will be held. The family is asking for friends to join them for her interment at 2:45 P.M., Friday, November 20, 2020 at Summit View Cemetery. Services are under the direction of Smith-Gallo Funeral Home.
Kathleen Elizabeth (Olds) Elliott, 70, of Perry, OK, formerly of Guthrie, OK, passed away Monday, November 9, 2020 in Enid, OK. Kathleen was born August 26, 1950 in Mineola, NY to Frederick Albert Olds and Flora Anne (Conner) Olds.