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Equity Bancshares, Inc. Enters Agreement to Acquire City Bank and Trust of Guymon, Oklahoma

Equity Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:EQBK) (“Equity” or the “Company”), parent company of Equity Bank, announced it has entered into a definitive merger agreement to acquire City Bank and Trust, (“CBT”) of Guymon, Oklahoma, from parent company Docking Bancshares, Inc. (“Docking”) of Arkansas City, Kansas


Marlins dominate in Guymon, win second straight meet

Moore County Marlin swimmers (from left to right) Izahi Gomez, Dallas Tyler, Easton Gates and Wyatt Gates hold up their ribbons to celebrate their first place finish in the Boys 8 and Under Freestyle Relay at the WKSC Guymon Intra-squad Meet on June 9 at the Texas County YMCA in Guymon, Oklahoma. (C


Perspective | Celebrating tradition in ‘No Man’s Land’

In the mid-1800s it was known as “No Man’s Land.” In the 1930s, it was the epicenter of the Dustbowl. In 2017, EPA administrator Scott Pruitt spent $14,434.50 to fly there to speak with landowners whose farms were affected by acontroversial rule regulating water bodies. This is Guymon, Okla.


Midwest shopping spree continues for Equity in Kansas

The $3.6 billion-asset Equity said in a press release Tuesday that it will pay $18.9 million in cash to Docking Bancshares in Arkansas City, Kan., for the $173 million-asset City Bank. The deal is expected to close in the fourth quarter.


No Injuries Reported with 2 Deer/Vehicle Accidents

The Seward County Sheriff Office responded to two different vehicle vs deer accidents during the late night hours of Wednesday June 13th.At 4:49am deputies were dispatched to a one vehicle accident 1/10thof a mile East of Road R on Road 4. A 2017 GMC driven by a male from Liberal was traveling Wes


A New Accent Is Developing in Southwest Kansas

Say you’re a young personliving in Liberal, Kansas—a small town in the southwestern part of the state, home to about 20,000 people—and someone you know does something fun without you. “I told my friends from Liberal that I had gone to Vancouver to present some research,” says Trevin Garcia, who just


Liberal City Commission Meets, Opts Out of the Self Help Housing Program

The Liberal City Commission met Tuesday evening and after comments from citizens, accepted a dividend check from Employers Mutual Company through Al Shank Insurance in the amount of $96,352.06.


Jurassic Tour, the Ultimate Family Dinosaur Adventure Coming to Liberal

Announcing Jurassic Tour, the largest most realistic Dinosaur event ever seen in Kansas!! This fun filled family event will be atthe Seward County Fairgrounds,810 Stadium Ave., Liberal, KS, June 23 – -24 .


Fewer Answering the Volunteer Firefighter Call

“They are like, ‘Oh, you are over there being white again with your firefighter friends,’ ” said Avalos, who was born in Mexico and brought to the United States by his parents when he was 4 years old. “But I like it, and I’m learning a lot of new things by getting involved in the community.”


'Liberal accent' discovered in Kansas town with rising Latino population

Outside city hall in Liberal, Kansas. (Google Street View)Residents in one Kansas town are developing a so-called “Liberal accent” due to the increased Latino population, according to a study released Monday.


Young people in Kansas are developing a new accent; here’s what it sounds like

Residents in a southwestern Kansas town have begun developing a new accent, thanks to the city’s changing population,


Answering the call: Fire chiefs look to growing Latino population to rescue the languishing small-town firehouse

“They are like, ‘Oh, you are over there being white again with your firefighter friends,’ “ said Avalos, who was born in Mexico and brought to the United States by his parents when he was 4 years old. “But I like it, and I’m learning a lot of new things by getting involved in the community.”


Moore County Marlins begin 2018 summer season, win in Ulysses

Last season, the Moore County Marlins swimming club waited patiently until they ventured into the Texas portion of their schedule to win their first meet of the season. Last year, the Marlins reigned supreme over the Western Kansas Swim Club’s meetings in Spearman and at their home pool at the Dumas


Analysis | Why Nebraska has an amazing jobs market but nobody is moving there

What gives? As the Journal article noted, part of the answer has to be the lack of housing. According to Zillow Research, only two other places in the entire country (California and the District) had tighter housing inventory over the past year. Only 1 in every 184 or so housing units in the state w


Liberal Police Complete Click It Or Ticket Campaign

During theClick It or TicketCampaign just completed, the Liberal Police Department conducted overtime saturation patrols to aggressively enforce Kansas occupant restraint, texting, impaired driving, and other traffic laws. During the campaign, officers wrote 126 safety belt citations, 17 child restr


Book tells of how storm chaser Tim Samaras caught one storm too many

As I rounded the corner for breakfast at the Guymon, Oklahoma, Super 8 on June 1, 2012, a familiar face with a distinctive Roman nose peeked over his laptop screen at me, then focused back on the weather data he was analyzing.


North Plains 7-on-7 Tournament set for Friday

The Dumas varsity football team is allotted into the tournament’s “C” Pool this time around, going up against the likes of Spearman, North Plains rival Perryton and El Reno, Okla. within the friendly confines of Demon Stadium.


Sarah Hyland's normal relationship with Wells Adam

She said: "We had tweeted each other because I thought he was funny, and he was a fan of [my] show. I saw him as the bartender and I was like, 'That's really cute!'


Train Fire in Guymon Closes Intersections

We are wanting to make everyone aware, due to a train fire the following intersections and railroad crossings will be...Posted byGuymon Police DepartmentonFriday, June 1, 2018


Shawnee Tribe, Global Gaming Solutions break ground on Golden Mesa Casino in Guymon

GUYMON, Okla. (KAMR) - The Shawnee Tribe, in partnership with the Chickasaw Nation and Global Gaming Solutions will break ground on Golden Mesa Casino, a 42,000 square-foot, high-quality casino entertainment center, located on 107 acres southwest of Guymon, Okla.