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Ranger BBQ Sauce hits the market

With the barbecue season in full swing, Northwestern Oklahoma State University is unveiling its own private label sauce in partnership with the producers of the popular JR Okie Smokie. Ranger BBQ...

The future of representation with Murray Mark Thibodeaux

In today's current political climate, it can feel like all politicians are essentially the same, regardless of party. But Murray Mark Thibodeaux, Oklahoma Congressman candidate, definitely stands out ...

Farmers Cooperative joins with CoBank to help build vibrant communities.

Farmers Cooperative Association and CoBank recently renewed their commitment to building a better rural America by combining together to give $10,000 in funds to area organizations. Each year CoBank...

Alva High School graduation speaker

Lance McDaniel is the executive director of deadCenter Film and an Emmy-nominated filmmaker who has worked on 21 feature films, including Oscar winner "Million Dollar Baby." McDaniel was born and...

Random Thoughts

Horace Mann was a successful politician when he set out to spread the concept of publicly funded education throughout the United States. The Massachusetts family into which Mann was born in 1796 was...

Deception

From an article in AARP Magazine called “The Voices of Deception” came some outlandish telephone ploys to scam the innocent. The same is true of television ads and paid advertisements in...

Summer art camps at Graceful Arts

Graceful Arts will offer summer art camps on June 19–22 for students aged kindergarten through 10 yeas old, and July 17–19 for students ages 8 to 14. Camps will be held 1-4 p.m. with snacks provided. There is a limit of 40 students per camp....

Rain at last

Storm clouds would appear, severe storm watches were issued, but somehow all the rain seemed to pass by Alva to the north or south. Storms would even split around Alva. Sunday evening Alva finally received a decent rain, but it was still not enough...

Officials: Efforts failing to save US West sagebrush land

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Public lands managers are losing a battle against a devastating combination of invasive plant species and wildfires in the vast sagebrush habitats in the U.S. West that support cattle ranching and recreation and are home to an...

Investigators: Fire at Kansas State library was accidental

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Investigators have determined a fire that damaged Kansas State University's main library was accidental. Manhattan Fire Department spokesman Ryan Almes said Wednesday the blaze began while work was being done on the Hale...

Lawrence man sentenced for raping girl for several years

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A 40-year-old Lawrence man has been sentenced to 27.5 years in prison for repeatedly raping a girl for more than six years. Andrew Tribble was sentenced Thursday for two counts of rape and one count of aggravated criminal...

Man sentenced after fatal Topeka road rage confrontation

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Topeka man involved in a fatal road rage incident has been sentenced to life in prison. Shawnee County District Court Judge David Debenham on Thursday sentenced 23-year-old Andre Rhoiney Jr., for first-degree felony murder...

Kelly picks lawmaker for ticket in Kansas governor's race

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Democrat Laura Kelly has picked a fellow state senator as her running mate in the Kansas governor's race. Kelly announced Thursday that Sen. Lynn Rogers of Wichita is her choice for lieutenant governor. Kelly is from Topeka...

Kansas monitors contractor keeping foster youth in offices

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Department of Children and Families is monitoring a foster care contractor that has kept children in offices overnight due to a shortage of beds. The department announced the added oversight of KVC Health...

Kansas water park: Rides won't open until issues resolved

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The operator of a Kansas water park where a boy was killed on a giant waterslide in 2016 is accusing the state of a "malicious effort" to "stir up unfounded fear," though it says park rides won't open for the season until...

KC Democrat files to run for Kansas insurance commissioner

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A retired health-care company manager who has been active in the NAACP is running for Kansas insurance commissioner as a Democrat. Nathaniel McLaughlin of Kansas City, Kansas, filed Thursday for a spot on the August primary...

Kansas regulators approve merger of Westar, Great Plains

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas utility regulators have approved the merger of the two largest electric companies operating in the state. The Kansas Corporation Commission's decision Thursday that means Topeka-based Westar Energy and Great Plains...

2nd man admits to kidnapping, raping Kansas sheriff's deputy

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A second man has pleaded guilty to kidnapping and raping a suburban Kansas City sheriff's deputy. Twenty-three-year-old Brady Allen Newman-Caddell entered the plea Thursday to aggravated kidnapping, two rape counts and...

'It's about time': Trump pardons late boxer Jack Johnson

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday granted a rare posthumous pardon to boxing's first black heavyweight champion, clearing Jack Johnson's name more than 100 years after what many see as his racially-charged conviction. "I am...

Oklahoma eliminates top seed Texas from Big 12 Tournament

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Blake Brewster hit a solo homer in the third inning and No. 4 seed Oklahoma eliminated top seed Texas from the Big 12 Tournament with a 3-1 victory on Thursday. Brewster entered the game with just one home run and a .129...

(7) Lady Muleriders drop World Series opener to (2) Saint Anselm in extra innings

SALEM, Va. – Seventh-seeded Southern Arkansas opened play on Thursday afternoon in the 2018 NCAA Division II Softball World Series at the James I. Moyer Sports Complex and despite solid pitching, the Lady Muleriders fell to second-seeded Saint...

Texas shooting survivors seek purpose in shadow of Parkland

SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — She had seen the memorials on television, the familiar white crosses erected after each massacre, and now there were 10 of them lined up on her high school's lawn. Kyleigh Elgin was part of a new set of young victims, like...

Protests worldwide against US idea of auto import tariffs

BEIJING (AP) — China, Japan and the European Union condemned Thursday the Trump administration's decision to launch an investigation into whether tariffs are needed on imports of vehicles and automotive parts into the United States. President...

China says no reason found for US staffer's sonic condition

BEIJING (AP) — No explanation has yet been found for a U.S. government employee's report of abnormal sensations of sound and pressure, China said Thursday, as the incident in southern Guangzhou city recalled the experiences of illness-stricken...

MATT CLEPPER

Funeral services for Matt Clepper will be Saturday, May 26, 2018, at 2 p.m. at Cherokee Methodist Church in Cherokee, Oklahoma. Burial will follow at Bethel Cemetery under the direction of...

HAROLD DWAINE DANIELSON

Graveside services for Harold Dwaine Danielson will be 2 p.m. Saturday, May 26, 2018, at the Alva Municipal Cemetery with Steve Danielson officiating. Interment is under the direction of Marshall...

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