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  Bill Priestley built his first home at the young age of 19, and just months ago, he built his last. Both homes — two of more than a hundred he developed under Priestley Construction — were for his wife, Marcia. “He told (our son) Andy he built his first house for me and his last house for me,”...
Jim Flanery, who was raised in Guthrie Center, has been head women's basketball coach at Creighton for the last 16 years. Flanery has guided the Bluejays to the postseason 13 times, including each of the past 10 seasons, and has recorded nine 20-win seasons. Photo courtesy Steven Branscombe
Jim Flanery stumbled into a coaching opportunity and never looked back.  The sideline general for the Creighton women’s basketball team earned his 300th career win when the Bluejays posted a 69-54 win over No. 18-ranked Villanova in December.  Flanery, who grew up in Guthrie Center, the son of Jim...
A rainbow-colored path wound through the First Christian Church Fellowship Hall in Guthrie Center, leading followers Saturday in a life-size game of Candy Land.   The spectacularly sweet event presented by Main Street Guthrie Center and the Guthrie Center Chamber of Commerce, was fun for the whole...
The First Christian Church and Presbyterian Church of Guthrie Center held their 40th Live Nativity performance on Sunday, December 17 at the Guthrie Livestock Auction barn in Guthrie Center. Pastor Dennis James, who shared the service, reminded guests that the birth of the child can bring peace to all that will receive Him into their lives.
The Christmas story came alive Sunday afternoon at the Guthrie Livestock Auction barn in Guthrie Center. The annual live nativity performance, sponsored by the First Christian Church and Presbyterian Church in Guthrie Center took place for the 40th straight year. Each holiday season the churches...
This Saturday, December 16, Guthrie Center community members will have the opportunity to play life-size Candy Land, visit Santa and his reindeer and make crafts at Christmas in Candy Land, presented by Main Street Guthrie Center and the Guthrie Center Chamber of Commerce.  The event will take...
Dave and Marlene Lake celebrated 25 years of business at their restaurant, Cabbage Rose, on December 1.
Since first opening their restaurant, Cabbage Rose, on December 1, 1992, Dave and Marlene Lake have strived to provide delicious entrees and excellent customer service to the Guthrie Center community. This month, the Lakes are celebrating 25 years of business at the restaurant.  Although the...
The Conley family (from left) Colten (1), Lindsay, Rob, and Dylan (3) pose for a photo before Rob's deployment overseas in October. Conley, a member of the 133rd Test Squadron is expected to be deployed between six and eight months. Part of their mission is ground radar.
Two active little boys greet visitors inside the front door of Rob and Lindsay Conley’s home in Carroll. Dylan, 3, wants to wrestle. Colten, 1, wants his favorite book to read. Lindsay, who teaches fifth grade at Carroll Middle School and coaches Carroll’s eighth-grade girls basketball team,...
ACGC freshman Audrey Stowe rehearses her role as Dorothy for the school’s production of “The Wizard of Oz”, including the part where she slaps her older brother Collin Stowe, who plays the Cowardly Lion.  “It’s funny,” Stowe said, admitting the support of her older brother beside her on stage has...
Organizers of the Guthrie County Fair were hoping to see an increase in attendance in 2017, and they got it. Grant Sheeder, president of the Guthrie County Fair Board, said Tuesday morning there are no official numbers for overall attendance yet, but the four-day fair is expected to be a record...
Toby Keith performs at Guthrie's River Ruckus on Saturday, July 29.
Country music star and proud American Toby Keith showed his support for the U.S. military and raised several red Solo cups during his performance at Guthrie’s River Ruckus Saturday night.Keith brought members of the military from the crowd onstage at the Guthrie County Fairgrounds to sing “Courtesy...

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