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Physician coming to Alva in July

Share Medical Center CEO Kandice Allen says Dr. Bryce Galbraith has accepted an offer to move to Alva. She said the family practice physician will be here July 13. Share is working on getting an office set up in the Professional Building, which is...

Act I play, 'The Savannah Sipping Club' to be held Feb. 27-29

Four leading ladies will raise a glass to life as the curtain opens on ACT I Theatre's latest Jones, Hope, Wooten comedy, "The Savannah Sipping Club," Feb . 27, 28 and 29 at 7:30 p.m. The comedy,...

Two injured in rollover in Woods County

Two teens from Buffalo and Cherokee were injured in a one-vehicle rollover wreck in western Woods County on Friday. The incident occurred at 7:45 p.m. on U.S. Highway 64, two-tenths of a mile east of Jefferson Road. The location is approximately...

Piling on kindness; Fundraiser helps girl help others

What started out as a young lady's 4-H service project has quickly turned into a fundraising phenomenon. Kayla Leeper, 11, the founder of Kayla's Kindness Project, just wrapped up her second annual...

Sen. Murdock honored with 2019 OKFB Champion Award

Honored as a top advocate for agriculture and rural Oklahoma, Sen. Casey Murdock was presented with the 2019 Oklahoma Farm Bureau Champion Award during the organization’s leadership conference held Feb. 17-18 at the Embassy Suites Hotel in...

Senate Review

Rural health care received a boost in the Senate last week. The Senate unanimously passed a measure allowing collaboration between Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) and physicians, which is an issue that has been stalled at the...

The shrimp came over on the Mayflower

Cleo had a doctor's appointment Monday at Enid. There was good news from the doctor, so thank you God for listening to me. I got to choose the eating place and wanted to eat at the Chinese buffet in...

The Coffee House Philosopher: Faint voices from beyond the Little Bighorn – Part 3

In the 19th century, jamming of cartridges in gun breeches of military weapons happened relatively infrequently. But to a harried combatant engaged with an enemy, having a gun jam once in action would be once too often. Some weapons tended to jam...

NWOSU grad named honoree

The Oklahoma Society of Certified Public Accountants (OSCPA) released the names of its 2020 Trailblazers and Path Finders in conjunction with the March/April special issue of the society's magazine,...

Beisel Family Legacy includes impact on math education

The Beisel Family Chair in Mathematics was established to provide funding for a faculty position in the Mathematics and Computer Science Department at Northwestern Oklahoma State University. With its intent to fund additional faculty salaries, the...

Kansas counties' websites may lack security against hackers

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Many Kansas counties'websites may be at risk as they lack basic protocols that make it easier for hackers to impersonate websites in order to install malware or trick individuals into giving out their personal information. Out...

Tribes turn to other heat sources after coal mine closure

POLACCA, Ariz. (AP) — Navajo and Hopi families in northeastern Arizona that have long relied on coal to heat their homes are looking to other sources after last year's closure of a coal mine. The Kayenta Mine shut down after decades of supplying...

Coal-fired tourist trains converting to oil in Durango

DURANGO, Colo. (AP) — The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad has debuted its first locomotive that runs on oil, a more environmentally friendly fuel source that holds less fire risk than a traditional coal-burning engine. For the past two...

Kansas legislators contemplate raw milk ban, warning labels

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas lawmakers are considering blocking the sale of raw milk or requiring farmers to include warning labels on packaging after the state abandoned a law prohibiting farmers from advertising raw milk outside their farm. The...

How advertising research explains Donald Trump's profound appeal

(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Jon D Morris, University of Florida and Taylor Wen, University of Florida (THE CONVERSATION) Politics and advertising are closely...

Wyoming patrol: Texas man dies after jumping from vehicle

SHERIDAN, Wyo. (AP) — A Texas man suspected of drunken driving died after jumping out of his speeding vehicle while being chased by a Wyoming state trooper on Friday, the Wyoming Highway Patrol said. Marshall R. Acker, 43, of Tyler, Texas climbed...

State gives go-ahead to share of massive wind farm project

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma electric utility now has approval from the state for a share of a massive wind farm project proposed for seven counties in north-central Oklahoma. Public Service Co. of Oklahoma's 675-megawatt share of the...

Kansas legislation rethink public offender registry rules

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas lawmakers are considering making changes to the criminal public offender registry system and cutting back on penalties. The expansive system that publicly tracks convicted criminals after they've served their time...

Yellowstone plans upgrades to decades-old employee housing

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — Yellowstone National Park plans to replace dozens of decades-old trailers used by park workers, part of an initiative to upgrade employee housing. About half of the Yellowstone's 800 employees live in park...

Corps closes Missouri River levee break near Rock Port

ROCK PORT, Mo. (AP) — Work crews have closed the final breach of a Missouri River levee in the far northwest corner of Missouri that broke open during massive flooding last year, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Omaha District said in a news...

Fernandes on the spot as Man United beats Watford 3-0 in EPL

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Bruno Fernandes coolly rolled in a penalty for his first goal for Manchester United to set his new team on its way to a 3-0 win over relegation-threatened Watford in the Premier League on Sunday. Anthony Martial also... Full story

Kansas looks to extend streak vs Oklahoma St.

Oklahoma State (14-13, 4-10) vs. Kansas (24-3, 13-1) Allen Fieldhouse, Lawrence, Kansas; Monday, 9 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Kansas looks for its 12th straight conference win against Oklahoma State. Kansas' last Big 12 loss came against the Baylor...

McGriff scores 28, leads Oklahoma State past Oklahoma 83-66

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Cameron McGriff stepped up to be the exactly player Oklahoma State coach Mike Boynton has been looking for. McGriff, a senior forward, matched a career high with 28 points and helped Oklahoma State defeat rival Oklahoma...

Rabid bat confirmed on Georgia campus, students warned

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Health officials say students at a Georgia university have been warned after a rabid bat was found on campus. The Chatham County Health Department says the bat tested positive for rabies after it was taken to a veterinarian....

Robbers apologize for hitting wrong apartment, steal anyway

CLEVELAND (AP) — A pair of robbers apologized profusely after saying they broke into the wrong Cleveland apartment but robbed the man inside anyway, according to police reports. The robbers repeatedly told the male resident they wouldn't hurt him...

Box office goes 'Sonic' again but hears 'Call of the Wild'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The hedgehog edged the sled dog by a nose at the box office. "Sonic: The Hedgehog" zoomed to the top of the box office with a take of $26.3 million in its second weekend while audiences ignored critics and heeded "The Call of...

WILMA JEAN 'Jeanie' YOHN

Graveside services for Wilma Jean "Jeanie" Yohn will be 2:00 p.m. Monday, February 24, 2020, at the Alva Municipal Cemetery with Rev. Drew Kirtley and Rev. Ron Pingelton officiating. Interment is...

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