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 By CLIFF BRUNT    Sports    March 3, 2021

No. 17 Oklahoma State completes sweep of No. 16 Oklahoma

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — As freshman star Cade Cunningham soaked in the cheers following Oklahoma State's win over Oklahoma on Monday night, the home fans at Gallagher-Iba Arena chanted, "One more year!" He's not coming back — he was introduced w...

 

No charges in police shooting of Black man in Kansas City

LIBERTY, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas City police officer who shot and killed a Black man last year will not be charged in the death, the Jackson County prosecutor announced. Donnie Sanders, 47, was shot in an alley on March 12, 2020. The officer, whose...

 

Police: Driver arrested in deadly crash in north Wichita

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A driver whom police believe caused a deadly two-car crash in northeastern Wichita has been arrested, officials said. Police arrested Luis Ramos-Tafolla, 28, on suspicion of vehicular homicide, drunken driving, reckless...

 

Hospital: Semitruck crashes with SUV carrying 27, killing 15

El CENTRO, Calif. (AP) — A semitruck on Tuesday crashed into an SUV believed to be carrying 27 people on a Southern California highway, killing 15 people and leaving others injured, hospital officials said. Judy Cruz, director of El Centro...

 

US sanctions Russian officials over nerve-agent attack

The Biden administration sanctioned seven mid- and senior-level Russian officials on Tuesday, along with more than a dozen businesses and other entities, over a nearly fatal nerve-agent attack on opposition leader Alexei Navalny and his subsequent...

 

Chinese vaccines sweep much of the world, despite concerns

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The plane laden with vaccines had just rolled to a stop at Santiago's airport in late January, and Chile's president, Sebastián Piñera, was beaming. "Today," he said, "is a day of joy, emotion and hope." The source of that h...

 

Sun, sand, shots: Caribbean seeks vaccines to revive economy

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The Caribbean is hunting for visitors and vaccines to jump-start the stalled economy in one of the world's most tourism-dependent regions. Clear waters and warm sand attracted a record 31.5 million tourists to the...

 

FBI chief calls Jan. 6 'domestic terrorism,' defends intel

WASHINGTON (AP) — FBI Director Chris Wray condemned the January riot at the U.S. Capitol as "domestic terrorism" Tuesday as he defended the bureau's handling of intelligence indicating the prospect for violence. He told lawmakers the information...

 

Critics: Cuomo apology 'tone-deaf,' ignores power imbalance

When Yuh-Line Niou first arrived in Albany to work as a legislative aide in 2013, lawmakers grabbed her buttocks, suggested she and her boss were "a hot duo" who should have sex, and peered into her office to check her out for a "hot or not" list....

 
 By TERRY TANG    Regional    March 3, 2021

As virus-era attacks on Asians rise, past victims look back

Nearly a year after they were almost stabbed to death inside a Midland, Texas, Sam's Club, Bawi Cung and his two sons all have visible scars. It's the unseen ones though that are harder to get over. Cung can't walk through any store without... Full story

 

Barber County Sheriff's Office logs

February 22, 2021 BASO responded to a non-injury accident with an animal on U.S. Highway 160 MLPD responded to a non-injury accident on E. Stolp Avenue. BASO investigated a report of stolen property on College Hill Road. KWPD performed a VIN...

 

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 real estate

Book 867 page 308: L. Mike Elliott and Judy Elliott convey unto Frank S. Elliott and Terry Elliott. Surface only: Southeast quarter of section 12, township 23 north, range 12, WIM, less a tract of land lying in the southeast quarter of section 12,...

 
 By Stacy Sanborn    Local    March 3, 2021

Emergency disaster proclamation made for Alfalfa County

Alfalfa County commissioners Marvin Woodall, Jay Hague and Mike Roach convened for their regular Monday morning meeting this week. As usual, the men signed the last meeting minutes, the maintenance and operation payment warrants, blanket purchase...

 

Alfalfa County Sheriff's Office logs

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 During this day there were three traffic stops. 9:50 a.m. – Caller advised she needed a lift assist for her mother who had fallen. 11 a.m. – Caller called wanting a welfare check for her 22-year-old daughter. Advised...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    March 3, 2021

Alva Public Schools receive good report on audit

“Overall it’s a good report,” concluded Pat Carroll, of Chas W. Carroll PA, about the 2019-2020 audit for Alva Public Schools. He spoke via Zoom to the Alva Board of Education during Monday’s...

 
 By Yvonne Miller    Local    March 3, 2021

Family Dollar/Dollar Tree hybrid store coming to Kiowa

It's official. Plans are underway to build a Family Dollar/Dollar Tree hybrid store in Kiowa, Kansas. This was revealed at a Kiowa City Council Public Hearing Monday night. Kiowa businessman and chairman of Kiowa's economic development board Jeff...

 

Aline-Cleo January Student of the Month

Jozlin Campbell, seventh grader, was chosen as the January Student of the Month at Aline Cleo High School. She thinks her school is unique in the way it is set up. Her school philosophy is "to manage...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    March 3, 2021

Building a life in northwest Oklahoma

First there was the land. It was a land of gypsum hills, red cliffs and underground caverns, a land of dust and wind and violent storms. Cowboys from the south push their cattle through to railyards i... Full story

 
 By Yvonne Miller    Local    March 3, 2021

KDH considers opening daycare, to open new addition March 29

March has arrived and that means the Kiowa District Hospital (KDH) new Therapy and Wellness addition is almost finished. CEO Janell Goodno told the board at the February 23 meeting that the addition...

 

RON ALLISON

Ron was born on August 20, 1943, to Otis Allison and Erma Oakley Allison in Cherokee, Oklahoma, and passed from this life on February 27, 2021, in Alva. Ron graduated from Cherokee High School with...

 

DAWN MARIE (KOHLMAN) WILLIAMS

Dawn was born on November 1, 1969, in Sheyboygan, Wisconsin, to Bernice (Pfeifer) Kohlman and Richard L. Kohlman and passed away after a long and hard fight with complications of congestive heart...

 

GREG MILLER

Greg Miller of Kiowa, Kansas, was born February 3, 1951, in Hardtner, Kansas, the son of Mary Kaiser Miller and Leonard T. "Bub" Miller. He passed away February 9, 2021, at the Kiowa District...

 

Biden vows enough vaccine for all US adults by end of May

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden said Tuesday that the U.S. expects to take delivery of enough coronavirus vaccines for all adults by the end of May, two months earlier than anticipated, as his administration announced that drugmaker Merck & C...

 

Senate Review

Recovery from February’s historic winter storm has begun, and the Senate is focused on finding solutions to the high energy prices many may be facing after the brutal temperatures. Senate and House leadership, the governor, attorney general,...

 

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