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Dixie Stansberry is 2020 Old Cowhand
Dixie (McCammon) Stansberry is Freedom's 2020 Cimarron Cowboy's auxiliary Old Cowhand. "I am pleasantly surprised," Stansberry said. "It is an honor." Dixie Stanberry will be honored all three nights...
5K and Fun Run slated
The Freedom School Athletic Department will sponsor the annual Freedom Red Bluff Classic, a 5K/fun run, on Saturday, Aug. 15. Check-in begins at 7:15 and the race begins at 7:30 a.m. Entry forms were... Full story
Dixie Stansberry is 2020 Old Cowhand
Dixie (McCammon) Stansberry is Freedom's 2020 Cimarron Cowboy's auxiliary Old Cowhand. "I am pleasantly surprised," Stansberry said. "It is an honor." Dixie Stanberry will be honored all three nights... Full story
Good News Ranch cowhands wanted
The churches of Freedom will collaborate to bring the annual Vacation Bible School event titled “Good News Ranch.” This year’s VBS country theme will be held at the Freedom Christian Church (FCC). Patrons from both FCC and Freedom Methodist...
83rd Rodeo Queen Kickoff held Saturday
Despite COVID-19 and a particularly hot evening that turned into a predominately windy event, the Freedom Rodeo's 83rd Queen Kickoff took place Saturday evening. The temperature soared over 100... Full story
'You can't always get what you want'
Some communities have done virtual ceremonies and others did parades to honor their 2020 high school seniors. Freedom Public School, having only five graduates, had their ceremony indoors and followed... Full story
Freedom local livestock show results
The Freedom FFA Local Stock Show began at 8:30 last Friday morning. About 50 patrons sat in the stands and supported the 4-H and FFA members. A total of 15 members showed gilts, barrows, does, goats,... Full story
Freedom robotics team formed
Freedom Public Schools has begun a robotics team. It will be one of the only For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) teams in northwest Oklahoma. The team of 13 students,... Full story
Bulldogs outrun the Bearcats
On a chilly Friday evening, the Mooreland Bearcats hosted the last regular season game against the Hooker Bulldogs. Both teams needed this win to seal their fates and continue on to the playoffs. The... Full story
Freedom Carnival was festive
Freedom Public Schools 2019 Fall Carnival, a traditional fundraiser for 7-12 grades, was fun and successful. The evening started with a dinner, served by the senior class, of chili or chicken and... Full story
4-H Week: 'Inspire Kids to Do'
Last week was National 4-H Week, and it was full of activities for Freedom School's students. The 4-H theme was "Inspire Kids to Do." Each day was dress-up day and there were contests. Contests... Full story
Red Devils defeat Bearcats
Mooreland Bearcats came up short of a win last Friday evening losing to the Texhoma Red Devils 13-6. Both teams had their share of fumbles, interceptions and penalties throughout the game. The Red... Full story
Mooreland JH team mows past Chisholm
The Mooreland Bearcats junior high football team met the Chisholm JH Longhorns team on Oct. 1 at the Mooreland field. Mooreland scored first with a short run by Carter Sampson and a quick two points m... Full story
Bearcats clip the Eagles
Mooreland Bearcats battled the Oklahoma Christian Academy Eagles (OCA) in what started as a barn burner last Friday night. The Eagles received the opening kickoff and set up on their 34 yard line. On... Full story
Bearcats come up short
The Oklahoma Bible Academy handed the Mooreland Bearcats their first loss 34-28 Friday. Both teams came onto the Bearcat field 4-0. It was a hard fought battle that began with the Trojans having the... Full story
Bearcats blow by Oilers
In their first home game, and homecoming, the Mooreland Bearcats blew by the Merritt Oilers to advance 3-0 for the season. Everything seemed to go Mooreland's way starting with the coin toss.... Full story
Grant award to transform school library
The Freedom Public School Library was given $30,411 in federal funds to update, enhance and change the school’s library into an updated learning center. Shelly Province, FPS librarian and writer of the grant, is excited for the purposed changes....
Bank gives away rodeo tickets
The Bank of Freedom had a drawing for free rodeo tickets. These tickets were for the Freedom Rodeo that concluded Aug. 17, and the United Bull Riders Freedom Invitational and Concert Series that... Full story
Small number run in 5K
Thunder, lightning and rain kept several runners in their PJs sipping coffee, but not everyone. Around 20 folks showed up to run the Red Bluff Classic 5K/Fun Run Saturday morning, Aug. 17. The Red... Full story
Gaskill named Freedom Rodeo Queen
Kaylen Gaskill was crowned the 2019 Freedom Rodeo Queen on Aug. 15 at the first night of the 82nd Freedom Rodeo. Sadie Crusinbery was runner-up and Shay Wilson was crowned the Freedom Rodeo Princess.... Full story
RC Brown named 82nd Honored Old Cowhand
RC Brown is Freedom's 82nd Honored Old Cowhand. "It is a great honor, and I'm in good company when I look at all the past Old Cowhands..." said Brown, "well, I've worked side-by-side with many of... Full story
What to expect at this year's Freedom Rodeo
What can be expected at this year’s Freedom Rodeo? Definitely hot temperatures, but don’t let that stop you from attending the 86th Freedom Rodeo and Old Cowhand reunion. There is something for every rodeo enthusiast. If you are a contestant...
Lee named All-Star
Blake Lee was named All-Star player for the Northern Conference at the Oklahoma North West Academic Conference (ONWAC) banquet on April 2. This is Lee's second time to earn this honor for Freedom... Full story