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Tuesday night bowling standings, week of Nov. 3

Team Standings Knights of Columbus: 22 wins, 10 losses Dilly Dilly: 22 wins, 10 losses The Bowl Movements: 21 wins, 11 losses Rollin Good Times: 15 wins, 17 losses Marshall's Oldtimers: 15 wins, 17 losses O'Bar: 13 wins, 19 losses Next Frame: 11 wins...

 

Burlington School News: Life as a junior

This year being a junior has been somewhat different. It has been a crazy and stressful year so far. The juniors are at the point in their lives where they are preparing for college. Classes have...

 

Burlington School News: Music in the Classroom

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, music class has been limited for students this year. High school and junior high are not able to have music class at this time. The music director, Isi Ofiu, teaches...

 
 By Caleb Cox    Local    November 6, 2020

Burlington School News: New counselor Gayle McNett

Gayle McNett is the new Burlington Public Schools counselor. McNett graduated from South Barber High School. This is her first year here as a counselor. She worked at South Barber Elementary School...

 

Burlington School News: Pig business

I have done it before, but it will be different this time. On Oct. 22, my pig arrived all the way from Illinois. I felt excited, a little scared, but ready to take on the responsibility. My...

 

It's not over

As of the writing of this column, the election for the next president of the United States is not officially over. And as many of you are probably aware, they kept reminding us on election night, “It’s not over.” And I’m sure when the moment...

 

Burlington School News: Red Ribbon Week at Burlington School

Red Ribbon Week is an annual week-long event held at Burlington for all grades to support anti-drug use. Each day there is a new fun way to dress up and students of all ages participated. This year... Full story

 

Area religious services and events

Alva Church of God Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m. and worship at 10:30 a.m. with Pastor Nathan Braudrick. Alva Church of God is located at 517 Ninth St. in Alva and can be found on the web at www.AlvaChurchOfGod.org. Sunday: Sunday school is at...

 

A variety of artists featured during the First Friday Artwalk

The November exhibit at Graceful Arts Gallery in Alva is the regional Biennial Juried Art Show and Sale. Jo Decker explains that artists submit a number of works for the show. Pieces are selected for...

 

Waynoka native named executive director of Northwest Center for Behavioral Health

The Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (ODMHSAS) has named Autumn Nickelson, a native of Waynoka, as executive director of Northwest Center for Behavioral Health (NCBH)...

 

Mirrors

“You’re so vain, you probably think this song is about you!” – Carly Simon, 1972. Haven’t we always had mirrors? According to an article in Smithsonian Magazine, no, but their use can be...

 

Random Thoughts

One of the most storied franchises in professional sports history has been the New York Yankees baseball team. For years the Yankees dominated the American League and would – as often as not – cap...

 

EXPLAINER: Why AP hasn't called Pennsylvania

WHY AP HASN'T CALLED PENNSYLVANIA: A close margin and a large number of outstanding votes are what's making the Pennsylvania contest between President Donald Trump and Joe Biden too early to call. The Democrat opened a lead of about 6,000 votes...

 

Unemployment drops to 6.9% and US adds a solid 638,000 jobs

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. job market showed a burst of strength in October, with employers adding 638,000 jobs and the unemployment rate tumbling to 6.9%. Still, the pace of hiring isn't enough to rapidly soak up the millions of Americans who...

 

Auto theft suspect in Tulsa is fatally shot by police

Tulsa, Okla. (AP) — An auto theft suspect was fatally shot by officers in Tulsa when the man tried to run them over with a pickup truck, police said. Officers searching for the man found him at a hotel Thursday and he got into a pickup truck, then...

 

Republican physician seeks to oust Oklahoma governor

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Dr. Ervin Yen, an Oklahoma City anesthesiologist and former Republican state senator, plans to challenge Republican Gov. Kevin Stitt in the 2022 governor's race, saying he's disappointed with the governor's response to the...

 

Cherokee Nation to buy ranch where Will Rogers was born

OOLAGAH, Okla. (AP) — The Cherokee Nation has agreed to buy the ranch where Will Rogers was born from the Oklahoma Historical Society. The Cherokee Nation signed a purchase agreement Wednesday and promised to make needed repairs, restorations and...

 

TCU needs victory at home against Texas Tech to get even

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — TCU has to win at home to get even. The Horned Frogs (2-3) haven't won at home in more than a year, a five-game losing streak at Amon G. Carter Stadium that goes back to last season even before the crowds were being...

 

No. 19 Oklahoma looks to stay in range of Big 12 leaders

Kansas (0-6, 0-5 Big 12) at Oklahoma (4-2, 3-2), Saturday at 3:30 p.m. EST (ESPN2). Line: Oklahoma by 38. Series record: Oklahoma 77-27-6. WHAT'S AT STAKE Oklahoma is on a three-game win streak and is within a game of Big 12 leaders Iowa State and...

 

Appeals denied for 2 Oklahoma inmates in separate cases

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Appeals by two convicted Oklahoma inmates in separate slayings were denied Thursday by the Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals. The court rejected claims by Geomari Day'on Washington, 24, of Tulsa and Bret Kevin Splawn, 60, of...

 

Week 10: Pac-12 begins in first monster schedule of season

The final major college football conference to begin its season gets going Saturday. The Pac-12 kicks off at noon ET (9 a.m. PT) with Arizona State at No. 20 Southern California. Instead of Pac-12 after dark it's Pac-12 for lunch. The Trojans are the...

 

'Hit' tweet against Kansas governor has Dems seeking ouster

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Democratic candidate who admitted to circulating revenge porn and was charged at the age of 14 with threatening to shoot a high school student has won a state House seat in Kansas, and party leaders promised Thursday to try...

 

Court orders release of Russian mom convicted of taking kids

BELLE PLAINE, Kan. (AP) — A federal appeals court ordered the immediate release of a Russian mother whose case garnered international attention after she was convicted of kidnapping for moving her children from the U.S. to Russia amid a divorce....

 

Judge throws out murder of Kansas man who says he was framed

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A judge threw out on Thursday the murder conviction of a Kansas man who spent more than 12 years in prison for a shooting he says that was actually a murder-suicide for which he was framed. Wyandotte County District...

 

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