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Freedom birthdays and anniversaries

Happy Birthday To March 16: Larry Bradt, Braydon Bliss March 17: Jay Rankin, Kamron Hensley March 18: Michael Horntvedt, Leah Darr, Travis Walker, Even Burkhart, Julie Isenbart, Sandy Pierce March 19: Randy McMurphy March 20: Corby Bradt, Leslie...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    March 16, 2017

Fires 74 percent contained

The Northwest Oklahoma Complex wildfires, composed of four fire areas in Beaver, Harper and Woodward counties, is now considered to be 74 percent contained, according to the Oklahoma Forestry Service. The fires began on Monday, March 6. The Selman...

 

Freedom Alumni Banquet planning meeting

All Freedom alumni are asked to meet March 19 at 3 p.m. at the Freedom School. Anyone graduating in the a year ending in 7 (’57, ’67, ’77, ’87, ’97, ’07) is asked to come to the meeting to plan the Alumni Banquet to be held April 15. The...

 

Freedom United Methodist Church news

Sunday, March 12, was the second Sunday of Lent. The order of services at the Freedom United Methodist Church was: Prelude by Janell Reutlinger Opening Prayer given by Pastor Woody Hamon Call to Worship Psalm 48:1-14 led by Debbie Brown Opening Hymn...

 

Freedom school calendar

March 13-17: Spring break, no school Saturday. April 1: Junior-Senior Prom Friday, April 7: Snow day, no school Wednesday, April 12: 3:30 p.m. 4-H meeting Wednesday, April 12: 8 a.m. to noon, 8th grade to tour Northwest Technology Center, Alva...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    March 16, 2017

Gov. Fallin sets special Freedom school election

Freedom school district residents will have to wait awhile to decide officially who will sit in seat number 2. Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin signed an order March 7 to hold the special school election on September 12. Following the Feb. 14 election,...

 
 By Lynn L. Martin    Local    March 16, 2017

Freedom Town Board charging less for trash pickup than they are paying

Before the latest wildfire broke out last week, the Freedom Town Board had scheduled an emergency meeting on Monday to discuss trash pickup rates. The meeting was canceled because of the fires, so the topic was added as a regular agenda item for the...

 

Moore-Russell announce engagement

Brad and Michelle Moore of Anthony, Kansas, would like to announce the engagement of their daughter Heather René Moore to Lucas Cole Russell. Lucas is the son of Tom and Julie Russell of Freedom,...

 

Move over Amazon; OG&E using drones for storm recovery

OKLAHOMA CITY — OG&E is gearing up for severe storm season 2017 with plans to use drones and advanced planning to expedite storm assessment and restoration times. “We used drones for the first time to assess damage in the Woodward area following...

 

Town of Freedom expenditures

General Fund POs Dacoma Co-op (fuel and equipment maintenance and supplies) – $280.47 Dacoma Co-op (fuel and equipment maintenance and supplies) – $441.59 Alfalfa Electric Cooperative (streetlights, af/a, town) – $1,075.06 John Deere Financial...

 
 By Katie Strehl    Local    March 16, 2017

Who Am I? Women's Conference

Last month the ladies of Freedom Christian Church attended a women's conference that challenged the participants to explore their purpose to serve and how to serve that purpose. Sue Mitchell, who...

 

Woods County Mineral Owners Association meeting

The Woods County Mineral Owners Association invites all area mineral and land owners to attend the March 30 meeting of the Woods County Mineral Owners Association at 6 p.m. at the Northwest Technology Center, 1801 S 11th St. in Alva. The guest...

 
 By Ray Fink    Sports    March 16, 2017

Bison Perfect Against Millersville

ORLANDO, Fla – Oklahoma Baptist completely blanked Millersville – losing no games – in a 9-0 shutout Wednesday. Kevin Andrusch, Lucas Castelo Branco, Luis Romero, Thomas Ackerknecht, Matias Le Fort and Gianluca Galdi all posted 6-0, 6-0 wins...

 
 By Ray Fink    Sports    March 16, 2017

Lady Bison Subdue Millersville

ORLANDO, Fla – Oklahoma Baptist capped its stay in Florida with a 9-0 win over Millersville, losing just two games along the way. Olivia Charvat, Kim Moosbacher, Madeleine Boepple, Alex Bowers and Alex Morales all scored 6-0, 6-0 singles wins....

 
 By Ray Fink    Sports    March 16, 2017

Lady Bison Level Ozarks

CLARKSVILLE, Ark. – Oklahoma Baptist continued its three-stop tour of Arkansas with a sweep of University of the Ozarks Wednesday, 13-3 and 7-5. OBU had 28 hits for the doubleheader, getting 15 in the second game while leaving 10 runners stranded....

 
 By Hank Griggs    Sports    March 16, 2017

Storm Split With Hillcats

BETHANY, Okla. — Southern Nazarene downed Rogers State 5-4 in extra-innings with a walk-off double from Kriston Shumaker in the opener. Rogers State took the second game, using the help of three home runs to beat the Storm 18-11 Wednesday...

 

Eagles' bats quiet in close loss at UCO

EDMOND, Okla. (March 15, 2017) – A big seventh inning gave Oklahoma Christian hope on Wednesday afternoon at Central Oklahoma, but UCO scratched out a run in the eighth to edge the Eagles 5-4 at Wendell Simmons Field. OC (13-11) managed only six...

 

Sherrill, Stewart sweep initial GAC outdoor track and field honors

OKLAHOMA CITY (March 15, 2017) – Sprinter Elijah Sherrill and high jumper Justin Stewart gave Oklahoma Christian a sweep of the initial Great American Conference men's outdoor track and field weekly awards for the 2017 season, which were announced...

 

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