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Gary Gerloff chosen as the 2018 Honored Old Cowhand

With a life centered on farming and ranching, Gary Gerloff certainly qualifies as the 2018 Honored Old Cowhand at Freedom. It seems like all his many careers and pursuits have been tied to the land....

Pioneer Cellular representative answers questions at Freedom town meeting

The Town of Freedom kicked off their regularly scheduled monthly meeting with scheduled guest Les Hackney taking the floor. Hackney, upset about a letter he received in regards to cleaning up his corner lot, also voiced concern over problems with...

Freedom United Methodist Church news

On Sunday, Aug. 12, the order of services at the Freedom United Methodist Church was: Prelude by Janell Reutlinger This week is the 81st Freedom Rodeo on Aug. 16, 17 and 18. Saturday at 11 a.m. is the Old Cowhand Reunion. Gary Gerloff is the...

Access to Northwestern – Woodward affected by road construction project

Construction began Aug. 6 in Woodward on 34th Street between Oklahoma Avenue and Hanks Trail. The first area of construction work involves the bridge area north of Downs. Ultimately, 34th Street will be widened to three lanes. Access to the...

3 accused of abuse at New Mexico compound await release

TAOS, N.M. (AP) — Three people accused of child abuse at a ramshackle desert compound were awaiting release Wednesday in New Mexico, where security was boosted at a courthouse amid threats against the judge who cleared the way for the defendants...

Colorado baker: No cake for gender transition celebration

DENVER (AP) — A Colorado baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a gay couple on religious grounds — a stance partially upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court — has sued the state over its opposition to his refusal to bake a cake celebrating a...

Texas shrimp farmers try new technology to prevent disease

LaCOSTE, Texas (AP) — It was a Texas-sized shrimp dream, to breed tasty crustaceans far from shore but close to transportation hubs that would speed fresh seafood to swanky restaurants as far away as New York or Las Vegas. But for 17 years and...

Texas oil and gas firm fined $20K for first-time violations

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission has fined an oil and gas firm $20,000 for failing to follow public health regulations. The Casper Star-Tribune reports Petro-Hunt LLC was fined on Tuesday $15,000 for not...

Pharmacist indicted in opioid case

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Wichita pharmacist has been indicted in a scheme to unlawfully distribute tens of thousands of opioid tablets that has already ensnared a doctor. The U.S. attorney's office says 45-year-old Ebube Otuonye, of Bel Aire, faces...

Church is raising money _ up to $1M _ for organ restoration

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Wichita church has started raising hundreds of thousands of dollars to restore a pipe organ that was installed in the 1950s. The Wichita Eagle reports that the cost of renovating the organ at the Church of the Blessed...

Kansas governor concedes, says he will endorse GOP nominee

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer says he will endorse Republican nominee for governor Kris Kobach after conceding in the state's GOP primary in a surprise announcement a week after their neck-and-neck finish threatened to send the...

Father and son drown after rain sweeps vehicle off road

ELK CITY, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a father and son drowned in southeast Kansas when their vehicle was swept off a road during a rain storm. The Montgomery County Sheriff's Department says 72-year-old Dennis Clark Catron Sr. and 39-year-old...

Judge won't lower bond for Kansas woman facing retrial

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas woman facing a retrial in a double-homicide case will not be released on lower bond. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports a Shawnee County judge on Tuesday rejected 58-year-old Dana Chandler's request that her bond be...

Juvenile facility guard placed on leave after teen injured

OTTAWA, Kan. (AP) — Officials say a guard at a northeast Kansas juvenile detention facility has been placed on leave after a teen was injured so severely that his mother said he required emergency brain surgery. Franklin County juvenile services...

UW grad has bred, trained some of steer wrestling's stars

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Sean Mulligan never pictured himself breeding horses. The 42-year-old expected steer wrestling to consume his life after graduating from the University of Wyoming in 1998. Those plans changed around Labor Day 2004. It was...

Harding Men's Cross Country Picked First in GAC Preseason Poll

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. — Following a vote of the Great American Conference's men's cross country head coaches, Harding, the 2017 GAC champions, will enter 2018 as the preseason favorite, the conference office announced on Wednesday. A year ago, the...

Eagles picked 3rd in preseason Heartland men's XC poll

WACO, Texas (Aug. 15, 2018) – Oklahoma Christian finished third in the Heartland Conference's preseason men's cross country poll, released Wednesday. The Eagles finished third in last season's Heartland Conference Championship race in Wichita,...

White House admits error for false claim on black employment

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House has acknowledged error in its false claim that President Donald Trump created three times as many jobs for African-Americans than President Barack Obama. It was a rare admission of fault for an administration...

Vigil held at Detroit church for Aretha Franklin

DETROIT (AP) — People are praying for Aretha Franklin in the Detroit church where her father was once a pastor. The special vigil at New Bethel Baptist Church began before dawn Wednesday. The prayers come one day after Stevie Wonder visited the...

Turkey increases tariffs on some US goods, escalating feud

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey said Wednesday it is increasing tariffs on some U.S. products like cars, alcohol, and coal — a move that is unlikely to have much economic impact but highlights the deteriorating relations with the U.S. in a feud...

Freedom birthdays and anniversaries

Happy Birthday To Aug. 16: Wanda Reed, Mika Scates Aug. 17: Mason Collins Aug. 18: Jane Adair, Miranda Hodgson, Cole Howland Aug. 19: Rod Bradt Aug. 20: Tabitha Bradt, Judy DeVine, Adam Powers, Justice Bradt Aug. 21: Jim Shreeve, Paige Hughes,...

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