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Senate Review

The First Session of the 58th Legislature is finally upon us, and the Senate, House and governor are going to have to work together to address some pressing issues in our state, many stemming from the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. In my opinion, the...

 

Love funds set up for Waynoka fire victims

Two firefighters and two occupants died in a house fire in Waynoka early Friday. The firefighters are Tayler Bradford and Lonnie Bolar. They were trying to remove the occupants, Mylinda Walker and...

 

Alfalfa County court filings

According to the affidavits and petitions on file, the following individuals have been charged. An individual is innocent of any charges listed below until proven guilty in a court of law. All information is a matter of public record and may be...

 

Alfalfa County Sheriff's Office logs

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 During this day were three traffic stops. 8:03 a.m. – Medic needed for a female having shortness of breath. Medic took patient to Bass Hospital in Enid. 8:25 a.m. – Caller advised his dad’s house in the 1100 block of...

 

Carl's Capitol Comments

By the time you read this, the first session of the 58th Legislature will be underway. The governor starts the session each year with the State of the State address. This outlines the governor’s priorities and budget for the coming year. While...

 

Kiowa hospital renews Wilhelm, Bliss, Stroh contracts for three years

Following executive session at their Jan. 26 meeting, the Kiowa District Hospital Board of Directors renewed the contracts of Dr. Paul Wilhelm, Dr. Kirk Bliss, D.O., and Melissa Stroh, P.A., for three years. Board President Pat Myers called the meeti...

 

Alfalfa County Commissioners

Most of the agenda items for the Alfalfa County commissioners were routine items of business. Marvin Woodall, Jay Hague and Mike Roach approved last meeting's minutes, maintenance and operation payment warrants, monthly officer reports, and the...

 

TAYLER WADE BRADFORD

Funeral services for Tayler Wade Bradford will be at 3 p.m. Friday, February 5, 2021, at Waynoka Public School multipurpose building with minister Bill David Walker and Curan Olson officiating....

 

Burlington and South Barber School counselors discuss how Covid affects students

Everyone has been affected by Covid-19 one way or the other. School age children appear to be some of the most resilient. However, they are some of the people who are bearing the brunt of so much of...

 

DAVETTA 'HEIDI' SWADLEY FESMIRE

Davetta "Heidi" Swadley Fesmire went to heaven on January 26, 2021. She fought a good fight and in the end she was welcomed to heaven by Jesus. No more pain or sorrow. Heidi was born on October 22, 19...

 

DEBORAH 'DEBBIE' SUE ALLEN-WEST

Debora (Debbie) Sue Allen-West departed her loving family on January 29, 2021, at Oklahoma Heart Hospital. Debbie entered this world on October 20, 1956, to Bob Allen and the late Darla Allen. She att...

 

LEONARD JAMES HAIGHT

Memorial services for Leonard James “Lennie” Haight will be 2 p.m. Saturday, February 6, 2021, at the Alva Church of God with Rev. Bob Brown and Pastor Nathan Braudrick officiating. Lennie was...

 

LONNIE LEROY "SCOOB" BOLAR

Lonnie Leroy Bolar, "Scoob," 45-year-old Waynoka resident, passed away Friday, January 29, 2021, while heroically trying to save the lives of others. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Friday,...

 

JAMES DUNN

James Dunn passed away on Thursday, January 28, 2021, after almost three-and-a-half years of battling multiple types of cancer. He fought a fierce battle and continued to do things he enjoyed and...

 

FLOYD LEROY THOMAS

Floyd Leroy Thomas, 85, of Kiowa, Kansas, died January 26, 2021, surrounded by family. He was born the youngest of nine children on November 23, 1936, in Fargo, Oklahoma, the son of the late Harvey...

 

JAMES LEWIS 'JIM' JONES

Funeral services for James Lewis "Jim" Jones will be Tuesday, February 9, 2021, at 1 p.m. at the Waynoka School Multipurpose Building with Karsten Longhurst and Bradlee Hadsell officiating. Interment...

 

Long-detained immigrant families could soon face deportation

HOUSTON (AP) — Lawyers working with immigrant families detained by the U.S. government for more than a year say they’re worried the families could be deported as soon as this week. Six parents and six children could be placed on deportation...

 

Senate confirms Mayorkas as Biden's homeland security chief

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate confirmed Alejandro Mayorkas on Tuesday as President Joe Biden's homeland security secretary, the first Latino to fill a post that will have a central role in the government's response to the coronavirus pandemic, a swe...

 

2 teens charged as adults in Denver house fire that killed 5

DENVER (AP) — Two of the three teenagers arrested in connection with a house fire in Denver that killed five recent immigrants from Senegal, including two children, have been charged as adults, prosecutors said Tuesday. Kevin Bui and Gavin...

 

Farmers sue state over COVID-19 rules for migrant workers

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Two farm groups are suing the state of Washington for failing to revise emergency regulations that seek to protect migrant farmworkers from the COVID-19 virus. The groups filed the lawsuit Tuesday in Yakima County Superior...

 

Oklahoma woman who threatened school shooting gets probation

McALESTER, Okla. (AP) — A southeastern Oklahoma woman charged with terrorism for threatening a mass shooting at her former high school has been sentenced to one year of probation after pleading no contest to a reduced charge of outraging public...

 

Pressure builds on schools to reopen during pandemic

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Pressure is building on school systems around the U.S. to reopen classrooms to students who have been learning online for nearly a year, pitting politicians against teachers who have yet to be vaccinated against COVID-19. In...

 

Jeff Bezos, Amazon's founder, will step down as CEO

NEW YORK (AP) — Jeff Bezos, who founded Amazon as an online bookstore and built it into a shopping and entertainment behemoth, will step down later this year as CEO, a role he's had for nearly 30 years, to become executive chairman, the company ann...

 

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