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Oath of Office

Grant county Officers elected during the 2014 election will be sworn in on Friday, January 2, 2015 at 9:00 am in the Grant county Courtroom. Those taking the Oath of Office will be Max Hess County Commissioner Dist. 1, Nathan Shaffer, County Commissioner Dist. 3 and Robyn Herod, Assessor. Penny Dowell Grant County Treasurer will take her Oath of Office on July 1, 2015 at the beginning of the Fiscal Year.

A Retirement Reception was Held on Dec. 11 for Jerry Shaffer.

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County Commissioners Regular Meeting

The Grant County Commissioners Meeting for December 9 was cancelled due to lack of Quorum. The meeting will be rolled into December 15, 2014, Regular meeting.

Retirement Reception - Jerry Shaffer

HELP GRANT COUNTY CELEBRATE OVER 26 YEARS OF DEDICATED SERVICE

YOU ARE INVITED TO A COME & GO
RETIREMENT RECEPTION FOR

JERRY SHAFFER
GRANT COUNTY COMMISSIONER DISTRICT # 3

DECEMBER 11th, 2014
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm.

GRANT COUNTY COURTHOUSE
COURTROOM
112 E. GUTHRIE
MEDFORD, OK

Grant County District #2 wins $1000

By Amy Copeland
Damage Prevention Events Coordinator
Oklahoma One Call System, Inc.

Safety conscious, Grant County, scheduled a safety training with Oklahoma One-Call (Call Okie Before You Dig) on May 13, 2014.  During these trainings participants learn about the law concerning calling 811, and the 48 business hour notification, before doing any excavation, they also learn about safe digging practices as well as the importance of damage prevention in our state. More

OSU Winter Crop School

December 9-10 - Wes Watkins Center OSU Campus
Sillwater OK. Click here for registration form.

OSU Extension Newsletters

November/December 2014

Grant County Ag Newsletter 11-2014
Grant County 4-H Clover Newsletter 11-2014
Grant County Strengthening Families Newsletter 11-2014

County Clerk Sworn Into Office

Sherri Eulberg was sworn into office by Judge Jack Hammontree, Monday, November 10th following her victory in the race for county clerk last Tuesday.

Eulberg was appointed in February by the County Commissioners. She handily won the remaining two-year term as Grant County Clerk, winning 56.7 percent of the Special Election vote, with 7 precincts reporting. Her opponent, Mickey Honeyman, received 47.8 percent of the vote.

Eulberg was excited with the success of the election. “I’m honored to be able to serve the citizens for the remainder of the term and I look forward to working with and for Grant County.”

Citizens Urged to Prepare for Winter Weather

Citizens in Grant County are urged to prepare for the upcoming winter weather season as part of "Winter Weather Preparedness.”

Grant County District 3 Receives Safety Award

By Rich Donaldson, EA Grant County Commissioners

Grant County District 3 Safety Award 2014POND CREEK, OK-Marva Jo McAllaster, a representative of the Grant County District 3 limestone mining facility, is shown receiving the annual Oklahoma Safety Award at the recent 2014 Oklahoma Department of Mines Award Banquet. More

 

 

Sample Ballot

For those of you who do not have the availability to come get a sample ballot at the election board office, a sample ballot for your precinct is available online.

Click on the link below and type in your name and birthday.
Click on view for your sample ballot.

Online Voter Tool

Gov. Mary Fallin to be in Medford on Wednesday October 29, 2014 from Noon - 1:30 pm

at the Make your Mark sandwich shop in downtown Medford.

Rep. Lucas Meets with Grant County Commissioners to Discuss Transportation Issues

Medford, OK – Congressman Frank Lucas met Thursday October 23 with Grant County Commissioners Cindy Bobbitt, Max Hess and Jerry Shaffer to discuss federal transportation issues. They toured a county bridge that was financed with 80% Federal Funds and 20% County Improvement Road and Bridge Funds (CIRB).  

In Oklahoma, counties own 75% of the state’s road miles and 62% of all Oklahoma’s bridges. More

Updated Technology

The Grant County Clerk’s office has updated their technology! With a new computer for the clerk and each deputy, a new work station has been added for the reception of documents. It allows for immediate dispersal of receipts and same day return of documents. Learn more about updates in the clerk's office.

Ground Breaking for the 1893 Land Run Historical Center

Saturday, September 27, 2014 the 1893 Land Run Historical Center Board of Directors official held their ground breaking ceremony for the new educational and historical museum building.  The building site is located at the northwest corner of Cherokee Street and U. S. Highway, downtown Medford. Click here for the rest of the story.

Groundbreaking - September 27-2014 - Medford

LT GOVERNOR TODD LAMB VISITS GRANT COUNTY OFFICIALS
By Rich Donaldson, EA Grant County Commissioners

Medford, OK - LT Governor Todd Lamb, visiting the North Central Oklahoma area, stopped by the Grant County Courthouse to visit with Elected Officials and Deputies during the September 22, 2014 scheduled Board of County Commissioners Meeting.To see the complete press relsease click here

Grant County Health Improvement Organization (CHIO) Survey

My name is Juli Pack and I am the Program Coordinator for a network development grant recently awarded to Rural Health to expand the Garfield County Health Improvement Organization (CHIO) into Grant County. The CHIO is a newly formed group designed to help improve the health of the population by bridging community efforts (i.e. mental & public health, social services, non-profits, public schools, etc.) with what primary care practitioners are doing in practice and in the community. We are currently conducting a survey that will help us determine what the citizens of Grant County believe are the most important and what you would like to see addressed. We would love to hear from you! Please click on the link below to complete the survey. It generally takes less than five minutes. Your participation is greatly appreciated! https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/DXTFT93

ALS 5 gallon Ice Bucket Challenge

Grant County District 2 Commissioner Cindy Bobbitt and District Road Foreman Robert Moss were challenged to the ALS 5 gallon ice bucket challenge by District 2 employee Jerry Nimitz. Watch the video

Oklahoma College Date Base Link

The Online College Database provides future post-secondary students with the information they need (at no cost) to make informed decisions about where to attend college. The Online team has created an easy-to-digest guide to all the 61 colleges in Oklahoma, including the 40 four-year colleges and the 21 two-year schools.  Important factors such as tuition, enrollment size, campus setting, male / female ratio, student-to-faculty ratio, ROTC availability and acceptance rate have been included for each college. Our data comes exclusively from U.S. federal government databases such as the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). This information, combined with our easy-to-use interface with Google Maps integration, creates a helpful educational resource that students can use free of charge. Visit http://www.onlinecollegesdatabase.org/online-colleges-in-oklahoma/ for more information.

1893 Land Run Historical Center

A New Beginning

The 1893 Land Run new historical center will be constructed on the northwest corner of U. S. Highway 81 and Cherokee Street (east-west Main Street) in downtown Medford, Grant County, Oklahoma.

The new center will be multi-functional, providing for youth and adult education by preserving and artfully displaying, in a modern museum type setting, the history of the development of the 8,389,120 acres of public lands in the Cherokee Outlet of Northern Oklahoma, the largest land run Keep reading

Resolution 38-2014

Requesting Information on Future Telephone Line Installation.

Click Here to download the Resolution and Notification Form

2014 Grant County Fair - September 4-6

82st Annual Grant County Free Fair

Premium List - Fair Book 2014

Public Notice

All persons having an indebtedness or claim against Grant County are hereby notified that all invoices and documentation pertaining to said purchase order or contract must be recorded in the office of Grant County Clerk on or before September 30, 2014, covering all debts now unpaid and incurred during the period beginning on July 1, 2013, and ending on June 30, 2014, or said account shall be void and forever barred.

_Sherri Eulberg_______  _______
Sherri Eulberg, Grant County Clerk

Oklahoma-Kansas Winter Canola Conferences

July 29-30, 2014

STILLWATER, Okla. – Producers interested in learning how to maximize their canola crop should plan now to attend one of two Oklahoma-Kansas Winter Canola Conferences taking place July 29 in Enid and July 30 in Altus. Please Click Here for more information.

Grant County want you to get the CALL from Code Red!

Click on the CODE RED on the right to register.

 

 

 

OSU Extension Newsletters

July 2014

Grant County Agricultual Newsletter 7-2014
4-H Clover Connection 7-2014
Strengthening Oklahoma Families 7-2014

New Grant County Extension Educator, Agriculture 4-H/Youth Development

Kassie Junghanns - Grant County Oklahoma OSU Extension Educator Agriculture/ 4-H Youth Development Extension Educator Kassie's Bio
Phone: (580) 395-2134
Email: kassie.junghanns@okstate.edu 

 

 

NOTICE! Burn Ban has been allowed to expire.

For more information.

OSU Extension Newsletters

May

Grant County Agricultual Newsletter 5-2014
4-H Clover Connection 5-2014
Strengthening Oklahoma Families 5-2014


The news letters are also available at http://oces.okstate.edu/grant/newsletters

Deer Creek REAP Grant Completion


Deer Creek, Oklahoma REAP Grant CompletionDear Creek Reap Grant Completion DEER CREEK, OK - Grant County District 2 recently completed a street improvement project for the Town of Deer Creek. County Commissioner Cindy Bobbitt wrote and submitted a cost sharing REAP Grant in late 2012. NODA awarded the project in 2013 in the amount of $57,375.00 with the county proving in-kind services of $20,000.00 in equipment and labor. More

Legislataive Forum

Medford Community Room
615 N. Front St.
May 2nd 9:00 am

Click here for more information

 


Managing Farm Transitions

STILLWATER, Okla. – A one-day workshop for family farmers and ranchers interested in learning about the components of a successful farm transition is set to be held in Stillwater on May 2 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Managing Farm Transitions:

Connecting Landowners, Farmers, and Families will take place at the Wes Watkins Center for International Trade and Development on Oklahoma State University’s campus. Sessions will cover business and personal goal-setting, financial analysis, human resources, family communications, estate planning, estate taxes and retirement planning.  For More Information

Small Business Day at the Capital
Sixteenth Annual Small Business Day at the Capitol

2014 Small Business Day at the Capital Wednesday, April 30, 2014 9:30 am - 1:00 pmState Capitol| Second Floor Rotunda
2300 N. Lincoln Blvd. | Oklahoma City, OK

 

Click for more information

Power of Business Share-Learn-Do

May 2, 2014 - Friday 15-Live Chat 11:15 CT

"Tips and Tools on Building an Online Community"

Register at http://go.unl.edu/Friday15registration
Click here for more information

Grant County OK Wheat Plot Tours

Grant County Oklahoma Wheat Plot Tours

The annual Wheat Variety Plot Tours in Grant County, Oklahoma will be held Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at 10:00 a. m. at Kirby Farms, five miles west of Lamont and 1/4 mile south on CR 1010 or nine miles east of Pond Creek on highway 60 and 1/4 mile south on CR 1010.

A second tour is scheduled on the Dale Berline farm near Renfrow at 2:00 p. m. The location of the field is 2 ¾ miles north of the Logan Road and CR 1070 intersection on the east side of the road.

State Exchange Bank of Lamont, will provide refreshments.
Dr. Jeff Edwards, OSU Professor/Small Grains Extension Specialist, will lead the discussion on the varieties.

Pipeline Safety Meeting

Call Okie in conjunction with the Grant County Emergency Management will be holding a Pipeline Safety Meeting on May 13, 2014 at the Medford Civic Center. Click here for more details.

Town of Lamont, Oklahoma Spring Festival

Lamont, OK, on May 10, 2014:  Lamont, OK will be having their Spring Festival from 2:00-10pm. The parade will line up at 1PM by the school and begin at 2PM, following this, there will be vendor booths set-up in the Fire Station featuring a variety items, from healthy living to crafts of all sorts, and much more! Click here for more information

OSU Extension Newsletters

March

Grant County Agricultual Newsletter 3-2014
4-H Clover Connection 3-2014
Strengthening Oklahoma Families 3 3-2014

North Central Oklahoma Crop & Livestock School - Feb. 10-11, 2014

This is an educational event for Grant county producers/agricultural community as well as producers in Southern Kansas and Central Oklahoma. Click on the link or photo to read the Grant Co. Ag. Newsletter for more information.

Sales Tax & Retail Sales Trends & Analysis Webinar on February 13 & 20, 2014 Have been rescheduled.

Click on the link for more information and access to the webinar.


Feb. 20, 2014 1:00-2:30 pm
Feb. 27, 2014 1:00-2:30 pm

Sign up for CodeRED Emergency Notification for Grant County

Fair Board Election - Filing Period

The five day filing period for candidates to the Grant County Free Fair Board begins:

Monday, January 6, 2014, at 8:00 o’clock, a.m. and

ends Friday, January 10, 2014 at 4:30 o’clock, p.m.  

Publications & Grant Opportunities

There are multiple publications, webinars and Grant opportunities listed via Oklahoma Department of Commerce. Please click here for more information.

County Attractions

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