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 By Rachel Van Horn    Regional    July 15, 2018 

Woodward School district sets salary scales

WOODWARD, Okla. – The Woodward Board of Education met on Monday evening and passed a series of budget revisions aimed at providing teachers not only the raises recently passed in the Oklahoma legislature, but even more of an increase locally....

 
 By Erin Mathews    Regional    July 15, 2018 

Kansas woman inspires at age 108

GOODLAND, Kan. (AP) — Fortunately, Margaret Bauman has never minded telling people how old she is. She's been doing it for more than a century. Bauman, 108, is surely a contender for oldest living Kansan and no doubt has spent more years in...

 
 By Kathy Hanks    Regional    July 15, 2018 

Nearly blind Kansas woman creates mats for the homeless

HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — The internet offers tutorials galore for crocheting plastic bags into sleeping mats, and Pat Thompson has taken those lessons to heart. Every morning Thompson, who is almost blind, makes her way to a comfortable chair in her...

 
 By Joanna Hlavacek    Regional    July 15, 2018 

KU alumni build mini Allen Fieldhouse for their chickens

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — What hatched as a rather bird-brained plan has become something of a slam-dunk for a pair of University of Kansas fans. KU alumni Jarrod Williams and Kate Neely Williams have a lot to be proud of. Their efforts to construct a...

 
 By MARGARET AUSTIN    Regional    July 15, 2018 

Team prepares for Missouri River paddleboard race

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — On the first Tuesday in July, Linda LaFontaine's paddle cut through the hot, heavy air and sliced back into the murky water of Perche Creek. Keeping pace with her teammates, her strokes were quick and methodical, powering the b...

 

Street in Broken Bow renamed in honor of WWII veteran, 92

BROKEN ARROW, Okla. (AP) — A 92-year-old World War II veteran from Oklahoma has been surprised with a street renamed in his honor. The Tulsa World reports Oscar Nipps Jr. got the news Thursday as he volunteered at the Military History Center in...

 

Authorities say 18-year-old man drowns in southwest Oklahoma

MANITOU, Okla. (AP) — The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says an 18-year-old man has drowned in Frederick Lake in southwestern Oklahoma. The OHP says D'Antwan Hemphill of Frederick drowned about 6:30 p.m. Friday in the lake in Tillman County about 100...

 

Chickasaw Nation company makes Oklahoma State chocolate bars

DAVIS, Okla. (AP) — A confectioner owned by the Chickasaw Nation has partnered with Oklahoma State University to produce collegiate-branded chocolate bars. Gourmet chocolate bars made by Bedré Fine Chocolate are wrapped in packaging that bear...

 

Oklahoma Festival of Ballooning set for Muskogee in August

MUSKOGEE, Okla. (AP) — Fans of hot air balloons can add Muskogee to their list of spots for the high-flying fun. The Muskogee City Council has approved a contract with Kansas City Aerosports for the Oklahoma Festival of Ballooning. The event is...

 

Kobach rails against illegal immigrants at pro-ICE rally

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — GOP gubernatorial candidate Kris Kobach railed against people in the U.S. illegally at a Wichita rally intended to show support for federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The Wichita Eagle says Kobach blamed those...

 

Police say missing Missouri woman found dead in Kansas

SHAWNEE, Kan. (AP) — Police say a Missouri woman missing for a week has been found dead in an eastern Kansas house, and a man has been arrested on suspicion of killing her. The Kansas City Police Department says the body of 43-year-old MeShon...

 

U of Kansas leaders: altered flag to remain museum display

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — University of Kansas leaders say they will keep an altered U.S. flag on display in a school museum, despite demands from the governor and his top election rival to remove it from campus. The Capital-Journal reports that...

 

Kansas GOP House candidate denies mulling run as Democrat

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas Republican candidate for Congress is denying claims from three Democratic officials that he considered running as a Democrat and expressed socially liberal views before announcing as a GOP candidate last year. Steve...

 

Conservation group to restore plants along Kansas River

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A local Lawrence preservation group will bring native trees back to the banks of the Kansas River to help rid the waterway of pollution. Friends of the Kaw was recently awarded a nearly $78,000 Douglas County Natural and...

 

Man sentenced in death of Wichita semi-pro football player

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — One of the men accused of killing a semi-pro football player in Wichita last summer has been sentenced to life plus 13 months in prison. A jury convicted Ritchie Randle Jr. of Wichita in May of first-degree premeditated murder...

 

Santa Fe school leaders could OK use of metal detectors

SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — Leaders of a Houston-area school district where 10 people were shot to death in May are expected to consider whether to install metal detectors and change the dress code. The Galveston County Daily News reports the board of...

 

Arkansas teen accused of stealing deputy's gun

YELLVILLE, Ark. (AP) — A north Arkansas teenager faces four felony charges after allegedly breaking into a school building and stealing a deputy's body armor and duty belt that contained a gun. The Baxter Bulletin reports that the 17-year-old...

 

Oklahoma State to sell beer at Boone Pickens Stadium

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma State athletics will start selling beer at its venues this fall. The school made the announcement Thursday in a news release. Oklahoma State's concessions partner, Sodexo, will administer all beer sales at...

 

Lawyer: Suspect in Tulsa-area bomb denied correct medication

BIXBY, Okla. (AP) — The arraignment of a man accused of bombing an Oklahoma military recruiting station has been postponed over concerns he hasn't received correct medical treatment in custody. Federal Magistrate Frank McCarthy delayed Benjamin...

 

Postal Service employee sentenced in marijuana theft scheme

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A former U.S. Postal Service worker has been sentenced to a five-month prison term for her part in a scheme that involved stealing marijuana from packages at a mail sorting facility in Oklahoma. The Tulsa World reports that...

 

Oklahoma home builder sentenced to 3 years in theft case

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma custom home builder has been sentenced to three years in a federal prison in connection with an interstate theft ring. Federal prosecutors said Thursday that 45-year-old Dennis Lee pleaded guilty in November to...

 

Oklahoma man accused in 1988 killing faces trial

McALESTER, Okla. (AP) — A man charged in a 30-year-old killing in Oklahoma has been ordered to stand for trial first-degree murder charge. Tony Joe Watkins is charged in the 1988 death of 88-year-old Harve Rodden of Indianola. Rodden was found...

 

Kansas water park plans to tear down slide on which boy died

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas water park plans to tear down a giant water slide on which a 10-year-old boy died in 2016. The Kansas City Star reports an attorney representing an affiliate of Kansas City, Kansas, park operator Schlitterbahn...

 

Father of boy found dead admits to hitting another child

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The father of a 5-year-old Kansas boy whose body was found months after he was reporting missing has pleaded guilty to hitting another child. Jonathan Hernandez of Wichita was sentenced Wednesday to one year of probation and...

 

Westar launches efforts to meet green energy needs

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas utility company has launched a new program aiming to make it easier for large businesses to access affordable green energy. The Kansas Corporation Commission on Tuesday approved the Direct Renewable Participation...

 

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