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Fields formally charged with second degree murder


Clyde Marquette Fields was formally charged with murder in the second degree in Payne County yesterday, Feb. 6th.

Fields is alleged to have been involved in the death of Roshauna Deshae Ray on January 4, 2020. Ray was found unconscious with multiple stab wounds in front of Mercy Hospital in Logan County where she was later pronounced dead. 

ADA Numbers

The City of Guthrie has received the first report of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Self-Evaluation and Transition Plan from their engineering firm Meyers Engineering. The report was to be originally discussed by the ADA Advisory Committee on Jan.27, but with only one member out of six showing up for the meeting, the meeting will have to be rescheduled. The ADA Advisory Committee was formed several years ago to review the needs of the city and to help prioritize the city’s needs. The report is just the first step for the committee. The News Leader was given a copy of the report that night. The report, which has taken almost a year to complete will cost the city approximately $5.1 million at today’s pricing. The city has set aside $100,000 a year in their budget to deal with the various issues.

Red Glove Project kicks off

Angel Fire Equestrian Center, a nonprofit program working with horses and kids in Coyle, is sponsoring their annual “Red Glove Project” again this winter season. Any color of gloves, hats or scarves, as well as monetary donations will be accepted. The Hands of Jesus Food Pantry, God’s Food Bank and Angel Fire will all be accepting donations and distributing them to the needy in our community.