Grab your jacket; it's only going to be in the mid 90s this week

I had a doctor's appointment in Enid on Friday afternoon last week. Cleo, Jack, and I went to get the results on my MRI from some time back. It amazes me when you are checked for something that could...

Murdock's Minutes

As I’ve watched the news from across the country, I’ve seen crimes going up while politicians continue to say the crime rate is dropping. Just because states around the country have softened their laws on what a felony is, it doesn’t mean the...

How rising construction costs could impact your homeowners insurance

If you recently started a home improvement project, you probably have noticed the rise in construction costs. According to Verisk’s (ISO) most recent 360Value Quarterly Cost Update, total reconstruction costs increased 8.1% countrywide, on...

Coffeetime

A daily two-mile walk is an excellent thing for many of us. There’s nothing like fresh air, exercise, and an invigorating conversation with your walking buddy. Those four thousand plus steps can...

Stitt opposes school restrictions amid Democrat outcry

Oklahoma Democratic lawmakers have called on Gov. Kevin Stitt to declare a health emergency following a recent uptick in Covid cases, saying schools should be allowed to mandate mass quarantine of students who may have been exposed. But Stitt has...

OKDHS invites public participation in Low Income Home Water Assistance Program hearing

OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma Human Services (OKDHS) is seeking public comment about the federally-funded Low Income Home Water Assistance Program, known as LIHWAP. A public hearing will be held virtually on Zoom at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2021....

Alva School Board to meet Monday

The Alva Board of Education has a full agenda for Monday’s meeting as they prepare for the first day of classes. The board will meet at 5 p.m. in the Alva High School Library. One-year contracts...

No action on 4th St. rezoning

As the meeting time approached, it appeared the Alva Planning Commission would not have enough members present for a quorum. Mary Hamilton and Tyler Crawford were present. Chairman Christie Kornele... Full story

Back to school: lunch box food safety

STILLWATER, Okla. – Back to school is an exciting time filled with new school supplies, including a new lunch box. But a good lunch can easily go bad if not properly packed. Without proper storage, perishable food is at risk for harmful bacteria...

Bradys' home selected as July Yard of the Month

The Petunia Garden Club selected the yard of Bonnie and Verle Brady at 116 Elm St., Alva, as the July Yard of the Month. The Bradys moved from their farm northwest of Alva about 11 years ago. Since...

Wichita police investigating separate shootings over weekend

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Police in Wichita are investigating separate shootings that happened over the weekend and wounded four people. The first shooting happened Friday night in central Wichita, when a man was shot as he stepped out of his vehicle,...

Police: Man arrested for baseball bat attack in Garden City

GARDEN CITY, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a 36-year-old man is under arrest after breaking into a Garden City home and chasing people inside while wielding a baseball bat. Police said they received a report about a man outside a home who was...

No injuries reported in large fire at Oklahoma plant

BRISTOW, Okla. (AP) — A large fire broke out early Monday at a tire recycling plant in Oklahoma but there were no reports of injuries. The fire was reported at about 3 a.m. Monday at a recycling plant in Bristow, about 30 miles (50 kilometers)...

2 Kansas aircraft companies fined for using illegal software

PARK CITY, Kan. (AP) — Two Kansas companies have been ordered to pay nearly $150,000 in restitution and fines for using illegal software to design and test aircraft parts. Lightning Aerospace in Newton and Fly Manufacturing in Park City acquired...

Kansas school district to make changes after LGBTQ dispute

AMERICUS, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas school district plans to offer anti-discrimination training to staff and teachers in response to complaints about how an eighth-grade student was treated after she said she was a lesbian. North Lyon County officials...

Man sentenced to probation after child shoots 6-year-old

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A Lawrence man has been sentenced to a year of probation after a boy in his home shot and critically injured a 6-year-old friend last year. Rashun B. Lewis, 28, pleaded no contest in June to aggravated endangering a child....

Body of missing Arkansas woman found in Oklahoma pond

ROCK ISLAND, Okla. (AP) — The body of a woman reported missing in Fort Smith, Arkansas, has been found in a pond in eastern Oklahoma and three men were arrested in connection with her death, according to the Oklahoma State Bureau of...

19 bodies reburied amid protests in search for Tulsa victims

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The bodies of 19 people exhumed from a Tulsa cemetery during a search for victims of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre were reburied during a closed ceremony, despite objections from protesters outside the cemetery. "This is...

Oklahoma virus hospitalizations top 700, 225 in ICU

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The number of people hospitalized with the coronavirus in Oklahoma has topped 700 for the first time since mid-February, according to reports from the Oklahoma State Department of Health. The department on Friday reported 720...

Canada upsets US with 1-0 win in women's soccer

KASHIMA, Japan (AP) — Carli Lloyd, clutch in so many critical moments for the U.S. women's soccer team, failed to connect against Canada on Monday night and the Americans won't play for a fifth Olympic gold medal. Lloyd's look in the 86th minute...

Jade Carey's long road to the Olympics ends with gold

TOKYO (AP) — Jade Carey traveled the world for a spot in the Olympics. Germany. Qatar. Azerbaijan. Australia. A lot of long flights. A little bit of jet lag. One unrelenting vision of what could be possible. She wasn't going to let a little thing...

Transgender weightlifter Hubbard makes history at Olympics

TOKYO (AP) — Transgender weightlifter Laurel Hubbard finally got to compete at the Tokyo Olympics. It didn't last long, but it was significant. Hubbard couldn't complete any of her first three lifts on Monday night, ruling her out of medal...

Analysis: Iran strikes hard-line pose ahead of new president

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Once a protégé of Iran's supreme leader is sworn in as president this week, hard-liners will control all parts of the Islamic Republic's civilian government. Given the brinkmanship over its accelerating...

German court sets trial date for former Nazi guard, aged 100

BERLIN (AP) — A German court has set a trial date for a 100-year-old man who is charged with 3,518 counts of accessory to murder on allegations he served as a Nazi SS guard at a concentration camp on the outskirts of Berlin during World War II. A...

Trump's kingmaker status faces test in Ohio special election

GROVE CITY, Ohio (AP) — As soon as it became clear last week that a Texas congressional candidate backed by Donald Trump would be defeated in a special election, the former president's allies quickly shifted their attention to Ohio to ward off...

ROSETTA "JEAN" WUNSCHEL

Funeral services for Jean Wunschel will be 10 a.m. Monday, August 2, 2021, at the Alva Wesleyan Church with pastor Paul Kirk officiating. Interment will be in the Alva Municipal Cemetery under the...

KANDI NICOLE BRASWELL

Kandi Nicole Braswell of Vilonia, Arkansas, was born October 18, 1984, in Wichita, Kansas, to Donald Marion Braswell and Wanda Lynn Tune Braswell. Kandi passed away on July 23, 2021, in Memphis,...

JANIS GRACE RUSSELL SCHUPBACH

Funeral services for Janis Grace Schupbach will be 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 4, 2021, at the Zion Lutheran Church with Pastor Tim Roggow officiating. Interment will be in the Zion Lutheran Cemetery...

CHRISTIE THILSTED BEADLES

Christie Thilsted Beadles, age 81, of Santa Fe, New Mexico, passed away peacefully July 26, 2021, in Wausau, Wisconsin, due to leptomeningeal disease stemming from metastatic lung cancer. She was...

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