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Freedom birthdays

Happy Birthday To Feb. 28: Raeanna Moans, Brian Howland, Tammy Boen, Devin Ferguson, Ashley Rankin, Carole Beckett, Monty Leonard Mar. 1: Travis Jarvis, Ky Luddington, Shan Wilson Mar. 3: Linda Bradt, Nelwyn Hughes, Levi John London, Larry Powers...

 

Freedom anniversaries

Happy Anniversary To Mar. 2: Mr. & Mrs. Russell Nickel Mar. 5: Mr. & Mrs. Ty Harper Mar. 10: Mr. & Mrs. Duane Gillenwaters Mar. 19: Mr. & Mrs. Gary Gerloff (Note: Send corrections, additions to: [email protected] or call 8...

 

Freedom United Methodist Church news

On Sunday, Feb. 24, the order of services at the Freedom United Methodist Church was: Prelude by Janell Reutlinger Bible Study will start on Thursday, March 7, at 6:30 p.m. We will be studying about the apostle Simon Peter. Invocation by Pastor Todd...

 

Junior class raffle

The Freedom Junior Class is raffling off chances for a Pit Boss Classic (700 square inches) wood fired pellet grill with flame broiler. It also includes a bag of Camp Chef hickory premium hardwood...

 

Eagles compete at Regionals

With sirens blaring and horns honking, a small parade of vehicles followed the Eagle bus out of town as the Freedom Eagles traveled to Elk City to compete in the Regional Basketball Tournament on... Full story

 

Men Play UAM in Important Basketball Game

SHAWNEE – Oklahoma Baptist faces Arkansas-Monticello in a men's basketball game Thursday that will play an important role in determining the final Great American Conference tournament pairings. The game is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. from Steelman...

 

Wonder Boys upset No.1 Delta State

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. – Harry Gard, Tristan Thomas and Evan Hafley all turned in three-hit performances, helping the Arkansas Tech Wonder Boy baseball team (10-7, 5-1 GAC) hand No. 1 Delta State (13-1, 6-0 GSC) its first loss of the season, defeating...

 

Harding and Ozarks Split Nonconference Doubleheader

SEARCY – Harding and University of the Ozarks split a pair of well-pitched games Tuesday in a nonconference doubleheader at Jerry Moore Field. Ozarks, an NCAA III opponent from Clarksville, Arkansas, won the opener 4-1, and Harding used a complete...

 

Permitless gun carry bill first signed by Oklahoma governor

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma residents will be able to openly carry firearms without a background check or training under a bill given final legislative approval Wednesday that quickly became the first signed into law by the new Republican...

 

Tulsa County to pay $350K in 2009 jail death lawsuit

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Tulsa County has reached a $350,000 settlement in a lawsuit filed by the estate of a local jail inmate who hanged himself in his cell a decade ago. The settlement was agreed to last week with Carolyn Cox, the mother of...

 

Charges dropped after Oklahoma doctor agrees to end practice

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Rape and sexual battery charges have been dismissed against an Oklahoma City doctor who agreed to stop practicing medicine. Oklahoma County records show charges were dismissed Monday against 65-year-old Dr. John A. Fuller...

 

Judge denies retrial request for federal death row inmate

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma man's new trial request for a 1999 federal murder conviction and death sentence in Arkansas has been denied, with the judge saying he doesn't have jurisdiction while noting that evidence presented by attorneys "is...

 

Prosecutor: No charges in shooting death of Wichita boy

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Prosecutors say no criminal charges will be filed in the shooting death of a 9-year-old Wichita boy who was playing with a loaded gun he got out of a locked safe. Sedgwick County District Attorney Marc Bennett said Wednesday...

 

Kansas Senate OKs bill for openness on missing foster kids

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas legislators are moving ahead with a bill aimed at making sure they and the governor are notified whenever foster children run away or go missing. The Senate approved the measure Wednesday, 40-0, sending it to the House....

 

Kansas lawmakers advance bill on ballot signature problems

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A bill aimed at having Kansas election officials throw out fewer ballots over problems with voters' signatures has broad, bipartisan support. The Kansas Senate approved the measure Wednesday, 40-0, sending it to the House. The...

 

Prosecutors seek 25 years in prison for deadly Kansas hoax

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Federal prosecutors are seeking a 25-year prison sentence for a California man who made a hoax call that led police to fatally shoot a Kansas man following a dispute between online gamers. The government argued in a filing...

 

Kansas' Quindaro Ruins on brink of historical designation

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — The Quindaro Ruins in Kansas City are on the brink of receiving a historical designation that will help preserve the Civil War-era port of entry into Kansas and stop along the Underground Railroad. Congress voted to give...

 

Kansas reduces payments to prison health care company

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas is paying the company that provides health care to the state's prisons millions less than due under its contract because the company is not meeting performance standards, such as hiring enough nurses or health workers...

 

Kansas House barely OKs bill to allow sale of deer permits

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A bill that would allow Kansas landowners to resell their permits to hunt white-tail deer to non-Kansas residents has barely passed the state House. The vote Wednesday was 63-60 and sent the measure to the Senate. Some rural...

 

Pastor of large Kansas Methodist church disappointed by vote

LEAWOOD, Kan. (AP) — The pastor of the largest Methodist congregation in the U.S. says he is deeply disappointed by a vote of the church's delegates that rejected easing the faith's ban on same-sex marriage and ordination of LGBT clergy. Senior...

 

Judge orders venue change in Santa Fe shooting trial

GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — A judge has ordered the trial of a teenager accused of fatally shooting 10 people at a Texas high school be moved to another county. State District Judge John Ellisor granted Dimitrios Pagourtzis' request for a venue change...

 

Prairie View A&M facing student housing shortages, concerns

PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas (AP) — Enrollment growth is contributing to an acute housing shortage at Prairie View A&M University, a recurring problem that's prompting disputes over which students deserve priority for on-campus accommodation. The Houston...

 

Blackface incident prompts school cultural training

SIMSBURY, Conn. (AP) — Officials with a Connecticut school say staff has held group discussions with students, and administrators have participated in cultural competency training since two students were seen on social media in what appeared to be...

 

New Mexico utility seeks delay in power plant case

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico's largest electric provider wants the state Supreme Court to delay regulatory proceedings related to a coal-fired power plant that is set to close in 2022. Public Service Co. of New Mexico is asking the high...

 

New Mexico honors Dolores Huerta as birthplace sits vacant

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Dolores Huerta, the Mexican-American social activist who formed a farmworkers union with Cesar Chavez, was honored by state lawmakers Wednesday, some of whom vowed to work to save her birthplace that now sits abandoned. The...

 

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