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Enid Oncology Clinic closing at end of December

Before having cancer, I didn't care whether a particular medical specialty clinic stayed open or not, figuring a new one would pop up somewhere else if one closed. Now that I'm making weekly trips...

Carl's Capitol Comments

If passed, this measure amends the state constitution and allows the establishment of the Oklahoma Vision Fund. Proponents say that this fund would have a great positive impact on the long term financial situation of our state. Alaska and North...

'To make the best better'

Since the beginning the 4-H motto “to make the best better” has been pushing the 4-H members across the nation to truly give their all to their clubs, communities, countries and world. Through the Change for Change project, an initiative to...

Kiowa City Council purchases police SUV and bucket truck

As Kiowa Mayor Ron Rohr called the October meeting of Kiowa's City Council meeting to order he made a brief announcement about the public comment period. He said to the public that their comments are limited to three minutes per topic. The comment...

Kiowa's Fall Festival = food, fun and a little bit of Halloween intrigue

Calling all the little princesses, the scariest mad scientist, the cutest pumpkins, big and little, pretty or frightening witches – use your imagination and go to Kiowa's Main Street Sunday, Oct....

O'Rourke lays into Cruz as polls widen in Texas Senate race

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Democrat Beto O'Rourke abandoned his usual message of unity and optimism on Tuesday and laid into Ted Cruz, hoping to reverse polls that show him fading against the Republican incumbent during the second debate of a Texas...

Mysterious paralyzing illness found among kids in 22 states

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials on Tuesday reported a jump in cases of a rare paralyzing illness in children, and said it seems to be following an every-other-year pattern. At least 62 cases have been confirmed in 22 states this year, and...

New Mexico officials warn of troubling mosquito species

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — State and local health officials say a species of mosquito capable of transmitting Zika and other viruses has been found along the Rio Grande in the Albuquerque area. The Aedes aegypti mosquitoes also have been found in...

New Mexico concerned about contamination at US air base

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Chemicals associated with firefighting foam once used at a U.S. Air Force base in eastern New Mexico have been detected in groundwater on and near the military installation, prompting requests by state officials for more...

New Mexico Dem outraises GOP hopeful in key US House race

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Democrat Xochitl Torres Small raised more than three times as much money from July through September as Republican Yvette Herrell in a closely watched U.S. House race in southern New Mexico, according to newly released...

Colorado Supreme Court hears high-stakes oil and gas lawsuit

DENVER (AP) — An attorney for six young people who want the state to impose tougher safeguards on the energy industry told the Colorado Supreme Court on Tuesday that the law requires regulators to protect public health from the hazards of...

New Mexico GOP candidate publishes tax-return summary

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico gubernatorial candidate Steve Pearce and his wife published summary pages of their 2017 tax returns on Tuesday, offering a new glimpse into the personal finances of a Republican congressman and former oilfield...

Kansas records its first flu death of the season

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Health officials say Kansas has recorded its first flu deaths of the season. The Wichita Eagle reports that the Kansas Department of Health and Environment says two deaths in the state have already been directly attributed to...

Affidavit: Deputy admitted sex acts with Kansas inmate

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A court document contends a former Douglas County sheriff's deputy admitted he had sex with a female inmate in his office at the jail and in his personal car on the streets of Lawrence. The Lawrence Journal-World reported...

Kansas says all voting machines in state certified

HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — The director of elections in Kansas says every piece of voting equipment used in the state has been certified at the state and federal level. His comments Friday come a day after The Hutchinson News reported Kansas...

Ranger runners compete at FHSU Invite; Gourley finishes in Top 25

HAYS, Kan. – Facing wet and muddy conditions in Hays, Kansas, the Northwestern Oklahoma State University men’s and women’s cross country teams continue to showcase the program’s growth with a quality showing in the Fort Hays State...

Nine named Easton/NFCA Scholar-Athletes

Louisville, Ky. – Academics is one of the most important aspects of being a student-athlete, something the Northwestern Oklahoma State University softball team takes seriously. Recently, nine Lady Rangers were recognized for their work in the...

Stats from Medicine Lodge vs. Attica-Argonia football game

The Medicine Lodge High School football team played Attica-Argonia on Oct. 12, losing 9-14. The Medicine Lodge players turned in the following stats: Offensive Garrett Burden – 14/33 for 129 yards, 1 touchdown Receiving Josh Bowman – 6 catches...

Trump attacks porn actress Stormy Daniels as 'Horseface'

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is insulting the physical appearance of porn actress Stormy Daniels, calling her "Horseface" in a tweet about a recent legal ruling. A federal judge dismissed Daniels' defamation lawsuit against Trump....

US airstrike in Somalia kills about 60 al-Shabab fighters

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The U.S. military on Tuesday announced its deadliest airstrike against the al-Shabab extremist group in Somalia in nearly a year, killing about 60 fighters. The U.S. Africa Command said Friday's airstrike occurred near the...

Estimated 129 guns found in home of police ambush suspect

Authorities found approximately 130 guns inside the South Carolina home of a man who set up his house in an upscale neighborhood to ambush police officers coming to question his son about a possible child sex assault, the sheriff investigating the...

HARRY D. FISHER

An Informal Celebration of Life for Harry D. Fisher will be held at the Cherokee Strip Museum Annex on Friday, October 19, 2018, at 1 p.m. Wharton Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements. Online...

JOHN WILLIAM KRUEGER

John William Krueger, 73, passed away October 12, 2018, at Hester Care Center, surrounded by family. He was born November 1, 1944, in Alva, Oklahoma, to Gilbert and Ella Krueger (deceased). John...

GUSSIE JEAN FANNING

Memorial services for Gussie Fanning will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, October 17, 2018, at the Marshall Funeral Home Chapel with Chuck Lightfoot officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Marshall...

Alfalfa County divorce filings

Divorce Filings Richard Dean Jackson, Cherokee vs. Tiffany Diann Jackson: divorce...

Alfalfa County marriage filings

Marriage License Filings Bradley Vaughn Holm, Gypsum, Kansas, and Amy Jean Aguero, Gypsum, Kansas: marriage license...

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