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Timberlake FCCLA competes in District Star Events

On Nov. 30, seven members of the Timberlake FCCLA successfully competed at the FCCLA North One Region District Star Event Competition. The event was held at the First Baptist Church in Woodward. STAR Events (Students Taking Action with Recognition)...

Timberlake FFA in October and November

On Oct. 24 the Timberlake officer team set off towards Indianapolis, Indiana, for the National FFA Convention. The group left at 7 a.m. on Tuesday morning. On their way the team stopped in Ozark,...

Nearly 200 view Nativity Scene Festival at Kiowa's Senior Center

As beautiful as anything you can imagine at Christmas – the display of 83 nativity scenes at the Senior Center in Kiowa, Kansas. There were ornate jeweled scenes, metal ones, porcelain pieces, tiny ...

Letter to Editor

(Letter sent to Alva's mayor) I would like to pass on my sincere appreciation for the courtesy and professionalism of one of your airport employees and the assistance of one of your Alva citizens on Thanksgiving day. Thanksgiving morning while on a...

Rector presents `Career Cruising' program to South Barber School Board

All members attended the South Barber Board of Education December meeting Monday night including Board President Steven Allen, Mariah Doherty, Deb Helfrich, Melissa Simpson, Mark Pollock and Mike...

Cody Cosper named Aline-Cleo November Student of the Month

Cody Cosper, senior, was chosen as the Aline-Cleo October Student of the Month. His school philosophy is "School is the easiest thing if you put your mind to it." His hobbies are basketball, driving...

Alfalfa County commissioners extend burn ban

The Alfalfa County Board of Commissioners met Monday morning in regular meeting. They approved a 14-day extension on the county-wide burn ban, among other actions. All commissioners were present, as well as Nancy Lambert, Laneta Unruh, Kyle Spade...

Woman charged with embezzlement from employer

A Cherokee woman has been charged with embezzlement after her former employer contacted law enforcement. Kayla Kathleen Klick, 32, of Cherokee has been charged with embezzlement between Aug. 1, 2017, and Oct. 29, 2017, by fraudulently appropriating...

Oklahoma man charged in shooting officer case

CLINTON, Okla. (AP) — A police officer in central Oklahoma is recuperating after being shot during a traffic stop. The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation says Clinton Police Capt. Mike Murley was shot during a traffic stop last week when a...

Broken Arrow police: New drone provides tactical support

BROKEN ARROW, Okla. (AP) — Police in northeastern Oklahoma say a new $2,500 drone will help survey crime and crash scenes and provide tactical support The Broken Arrow Police Department said the drone was a gift from the Police Academy Alumni...

Escaped Oklahoma prisoner recaptured in Arizona

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma prison inmate who escaped during the weekend has been recaptured in Arizona. Oklahoma Department of Corrections officials say 32-year-old Ronnie Henderson was apprehended by police in Phoenix about 6:30 p.m....

Singer of novelty song welcomes hippopotamus to Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma City native Gayla Peevey has welcomed another hippopotamus to the city's zoo, more than 60 years after her song about wanting one for Christmas helped the facility purchase its first. The singer was on hand as the...

Oklahoma judge dismisses review of domestic violence case

SHAWNEE, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma judge has dismissed a lawsuit to re-examine the case of a woman who was sentenced to 30 years in prison for failing to report that her boyfriend abused her children. The boyfriend served two years. The American...

University of Oklahoma regent ignites outrage; board to meet

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin on Tuesday said she thinks University of Oklahoma Board of Regents member Kirk Humphreys should stay in his job despite what she called "regrettable and unfortunate" comments in which he compared gay...

US court revives lawsuit over Oklahoma prison conditions

MUSKOGEE, Okla. (AP) — A federal appeals court has revived an Oklahoma prison inmate's lawsuit alleging conditions at a state prison violated his constitutional rights. The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals handed down the ruling Tuesday in a lawsuit...

Oklahoma health board fires suspended internal auditor

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma State Board of Health has fired internal auditor Jay Holland as director of the Office of Accountability Systems. The board voted Tuesday to dismiss Holland, who was placed on leave following the resignation of...

No charges in deadly officer-involved shooting in Kansas

MCPHERSON, Kan. (AP) — No charges will be filed in an officer-involved fatal shooting in McPherson County in August. McPherson County Attorney Gregory Benefiel announced Tuesday that a county deputy who fired the shot that killed 24-year-old...

Kansas families struggle to find child care in state

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas counties can on average meet about half the potential demand for child care services, according to a report funded by the state Department for Children and Families. Child Care Aware of Kansas, which administers the...

Red-suited man on a sled rescues a deer on frozen pond

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Reindeer are supposed to pull Santa Claus' sleigh, but in Oregon recently, a red-suited man on a sled wound up pushing a deer. The reverse-reality Christmas-season tale played out when a deer wandered onto a frozen golf course...

Fetid attraction: London fatberg to go on museum display

LONDON (AP) — Part of a monster fatberg that clogged one of London's sewers is destined for fame in a museum. The Museum of London says it will put the only remaining chunk of the 130-metric-ton (143-U.S.-ton) mass of oil, fat, diapers and baby...

Federal appeals court considers kids' climate change lawsuit

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal appeals court is weighing in on an unusual lawsuit by a group of young people who say the Trump administration is violating their constitutional rights by failing to address climate change. A three-judge panel of...

BRANDON HARMON

Funeral services for Brandon Harmon, 32, are pending at Marshall Funeral Home of...

Tomlinson-Stonehocker announce engagement

Blake and Kristie Newton of Cleo Springs, Oklahoma are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Mary Shycotta Renee' Tomlinson to Kyle Jacob Stonehocker, son of Ryland and Jan Stonehocker ...

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