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Happy Mother's Day

Quick personal note: Happy Birthday to my daughter-in-law, Grace, and my brother, Jeff. Young or old, I hope today is special for mothers everywhere. I was thinking about days gone by and how age...

Murdock's Minutes

We’re now in the closing weeks of the session, and work continues on the state budget daily. On the floor, we’re continuing to vote on bills that have come through conference committee – these are bills that were passed in slightly different...

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Coffeetime

On Mother’s Day, this article comes from Andy: One of my favorite memories is from the earlier years of our marriage, when our two sons were just beginning elementary school age. During those...

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2020 and 2021 Northwestern Retirees recognized

Eleven Northwestern Oklahoma State University faculty and staff were honored for their years of service at a reception Thursday, May 6, 2021. The 2020 retirees include Dr. Ramona Bartlow, Professor...

Northwestern 2021 Outstanding Seniors, other awards announced

Fourteen Northwestern students were recognized as Outstanding Seniors along with other award recipients on Friday, May 7, at Northwestern. Outstanding Seniors for 2021 include Bridger Anderson, Riley Beeler, Bailey Brown, Olivia Denney, Jacob...

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Making good decisions

Although brisk wind challenged those wearing mortarboards, graduates and guests enjoyed sunny skies and warm temperatures for the 122nd Spring Commencement at Northwestern Oklahoma State University...

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Woods County Ag Safety was fun for all

The 2021 Woods County Progressive Agriculture Safety Day Camp was held on May 5 at the Woods County Fairgrounds. Over 210 grade-school students from Alva, Waynoka and Freedom participated in the...

In remembering OKC bombing victims, experts see lessons for grieving Covid losses

Robin Gurwitch knows all too well about loss. Gurwitch was working as a psychologist and program director at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center on April 19, 1995. After the bombing at Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building, she was among...

Kansas plan could give $500M in COVID relief to businesses

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Republicans pushed a plan through the Kansas Legislature early Saturday that could provide roughly $500 million to small businesses to offset losses tied to state and local restrictions meant to check COVID-19's spread last...

Third small earthquake this weeks reported in Kansas

ABILENE, Kan. (AP) — For the third time this week, a small earthquake has caused a little shaking in Kansas. KSNT-TV reports that the latest was a magnitude 3.2 earthquake detected southeast of Abilene just after 7 a.m. Saturday. Like the two...

Campbell tosses 11th no-hitter in Oklahoma State history

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Oklahoma State freshman Justin Campbell threw the 11th no-hitter in school history, and just the third in a nine-inning game, striking out 11 in a 19-0 victory over Kansas on Saturday. The right-hander from Simi Valley,...

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Haley Nida is World Finals 2D Champion

Oklahoma City – Haley Nida of Alva, Oklahoma, took full advantage of first-timer's luck in not only her first qualification to the Better Barrel Racing (BBR) World Finals, but her first year to be...

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Rangers drop two Friday to Southern Arkansas

ALVA, Okla. – Northwestern Oklahoma State opened their final regular-season series against Southern Arkansas on Friday. The Muleriders were able to take both games against the Rangers on Friday...

Long suspected of murder, she confessed but avoided prison

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — There was no shortage of tips about who killed Pamela Pitts, a rowdy but compassionate 19-year-old whose body was found burned beyond recognition in a pile of trash in 1988. A Satanic cult. A drug dealer. A cowboy. An...

Cyberattack on US pipeline is linked to criminal gang

NEW YORK (AP) — The cyberextortion attempt that has forced the shutdown of a vital U.S. pipeline was carried out by a criminal gang known as DarkSide that cultivates a Robin Hood image of stealing from corporations and giving a cut to charity,...

Police: 3 hurt in Florida mall shooting as shoppers scatter

MIAMI (AP) — A shooting at a South Florida shopping mall that was sparked by a fight between two groups of people sent panicked shoppers fleeing and left three persons injured Saturday afternoon, police and witnesses said. Live aerial television...

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CYNTHIA (CYNDI) SHORTER CUNNINGHAM BOUGH

Cynthia (Cyndi) Shorter Cunningham Bough was born on October 8, 1946, in Alva, Oklahoma, to Daniel A. Shorter and Margery Jean Peck Shorter. She died on April 10, 2021, in Frisco, Texas. She...

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