Articles from the October 18, 2023 edition


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  • Alfalfa County court filings

    Oct 18, 2023

    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 obtained by anyone during regular hours at the Alfalfa County Courthouse. The Newsgram will not intentionally alter or delete any of this information. If it appears in the courthouse public records, it will appear in this newspaper. Felony Filings Travis Leroy Krob, 42, has been charged with sexual...

  • Alfalfa County real estate transactions

    Oct 18, 2023

    Real Estate Transfers Book 893 page 218: Ronald J. Licklider and Linda Licklider convey unto Ronald J. Licklider and Linda Licklider. South half of the northeast quarter, Section 24, Township 26 north, Range 12 west. Quit claim deed. Book 893 page 220: Ronald J. Licklider and Linda Licklider convey unto Ronald J. Licklider and Linda Licklider. West half of the southeast quarter, Section 24, Township 27 north, Range 12 west. Quit claim deed. Book 893 page 271: Quad-M LLC conveys unto Carol E. O’Neil. A tract of land situated in the southwest q...

  • Alfalfa County Sheriff logs

    Oct 18, 2023

    Monday, October 9, 2023 During this day were one controlled burn and one report of cattle out. 12:44 a.m. – Caller requested a deputy come and check out her home. Advised she heard scratching on her air conditioning unit that was off, and then saw someone walking down the road. Deputy made contact with the reporting party. 11:53 a.m. – Caller advised a subject broke a door and window at her rental property and wanted to make a report. 12:42 p.m. – BNSF Railroad advised of a road closed at County Road 530 and Osage. 5:04 p.m. – BNSF advised...

  • Aline-Cleo Academic Bowl team may be young, but they're determined

    Oct 18, 2023

  • Kansas agency investigated girl's family 5 times before she was killed, a report shows

    HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTH and JOHN HANNA|Oct 18, 2023

    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Child welfare officials investigated the family of a 5-year-old Kansas girl five times in the 13 months before she was raped and killed, but couldn't confirm allegations of neglect or drug use by her mother, and the family repeatedly declined offers of help, a report released Tuesday showed. The report by the state Department of Children and Families said in one case, the agency confirmed that the mother wasn't properly supervising Zoey Felix, but the girl was placed with her father and because of that, "No safety c...

  • Freedom School Board passes election resolution for two board seats in special meeting

    Kathleen Lourde|Oct 18, 2023

    In a special meeting held in a classroom rather than the library as is usual, the board's business was brief and to the point. The main business of the day was the school board member election resolution. The meeting got underway with board members Phil Kirkpatrick, Robert Babcock and BJ Baker present, along with Superintendent Freida Burgess and Principal/Minutes Clerk Bryant Weber. The board approved the consent agenda, consisting of past meeting minutes; the treasurer's and activity fund reports; encumbrances for the general, building and...

  • Arkansas orders Chinese company's subsidiary to divest itself of agricultural land

    ANDREW DeMILLO|Oct 18, 2023

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas on Tuesday ordered the subsidiary of a Chinese-owned company to divest itself of 160 acres (774,400 square yards) of agricultural land, the first such action under a wave of new laws across the country restricting foreign ownership of farmland. Attorney General Tim Griffin said Northrup King Seed Co. has two years to divest the property in Craighead County under legislation passed by the majority-Republican Legislature and signed by GOP Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders earlier this year. Northrup is a subsidiary o...

  • South Barber School receives $100,000 grant money

    Yvonne Miller|Oct 18, 2023

    All members of the South Barber School Board were present as President Mark Pollock called the Tuesday, Oct. 10, meeting to order. They did not meet on Monday as usual due to the Columbus Day holiday. Members present were Bryan Quick, Deb Helfrich, Jenna Mostert, Mike Miller, Karen Watts and Emily Lohmann. Superintendent Dr. Mylo Miller and Board Clerk Alyssa Gonzales were also seated at the board table. Grade 7-12 Principal Steve Neal attended to give his report. Elementary Principal Kaynette...

  • Hardtners' Bill and Jan's Nature Museum gifted to Alva's Cherokee Strip Museum

    Yvonne Miller|Oct 18, 2023

    Soon Alva's Cherokee Strip Museum will feature a new collection filled with full-mounted cougars, elk, buffalo, etc., native to this area of northwest Oklahoma and south-central Kansas, and even a big brown bear, an alligator and more from well beyond the two states. Until recently those intriguing animals, along with collections of native bugs, butterflies, moths, beadles, insects and more came to life in a popular venue known as Bill and Jan's Nature Museum. For about 16 years Bill and Janet...

  • KDH Human Resources Director Jana Mott furthers her leadership skills.

    Yvonne Miller|Oct 18, 2023

    Jana Mott, Kiowa District Healthcare (KDH) human resources director, recently graduated from the Kansas Hospital Association (KHA) Leadership Institute. This was the 21st class to graduate from the KHA Leadership Institute. Mott and the other 29 students were recognized on Sept. 7 at the KHA Annual Convention and Trade Show in Wichita, Kansas. The KHA Leadership Institute was established to help hospitals provide professional development opportunities that accentuate the personal skills and...

  • A security problem has taken down computer systems for almost all Kansas courts

    JOHN HANNA|Oct 18, 2023

    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Computer systems for almost all of Kansas' courts have been offline for five days because of what officials call a "security incident," preventing them from accepting electronic filings and blocking public access to many of their records. Judicial branch officials still don't know the extent of the problem or how long the computer systems will remain offline, spokesperson Lisa Taylor said Tuesday. The problem, discovered Thursday, meant the systems haven't been able to accept electronic filings, process payments, manage case...

  • Beechcraft King Air 360 reaches 100th delivery, continuing the legacy of the world's most popular business turboprop

    Oct 18, 2023

    WICHITA, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 17, 2023--Textron Aviation today announced the delivery of the 100th Beechcraft King Air 360 turboprop to Comprehensive Blood and Cancer Center (CBCC), a longtime Textron Aviation customer. This delivery further solidifies the Beechcraft King Air's place as the world's most popular family of business turboprop aircraft. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20231017966539/en/ Textron Aviation Delivers the 100th King Air 360 (Photo: Business...

  • Greta Thunberg charged with public order offense in UK after arrest outside oil industry conference

    Oct 18, 2023

    LONDON (AP) — Climate activist Greta Thunberg has been charged with a public order offense after being arrested at a demonstration against an oil and gas industry conference in London. The Metropolitan Police force said Wednesday that the 20-year-old Swedish campaigner was one of 26 people charged after protesters gathered outside the luxury InterContinental Hotel during the Energy Intelligence Forum. Thunberg was among dozens of protesters who chanted "oily money out" and sought to block access to the hotel on Tuesday. Thunberg was detained a...

  • The Supreme Court leaves in place a court victory for PETA over North Carolina's ag-gag law

    Oct 18, 2023

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday rejected North Carolina's appeal in a dispute with animal rights groups over a law aimed at preventing undercover employees at farms and other workplaces from taking documents or recording video. The justices left in placea legal victory for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals in its challenge to the state law, which was enacted in 2015. PETA has said it had wanted to conduct an undercover investigation at testing laboratories at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill but feared p...

  • People of African ancestry are poorly represented in genetic studies. A new effort would change that

    LAURA UNGAR|Oct 18, 2023

    Scientists are setting out to collect genetic material from 500,000 people of African ancestry to create what they believe will be the world's largest database of genomic information from the population. The hope is to build a new "reference genome" — a template to compare to full sets of DNA from individuals — and better understand genetic variants that affect Black people. It could eventually translate into new medicines and diagnostic tests — and help reduce health disparities. The initiative was launched Wednesday by Meharry Medical Colle...

  • Amazon will start testing drones that will drop prescriptions on your doorstep, literally

    TOM MURPHY and HALELUYA HADERO|Oct 18, 2023

    Amazon will soon make prescription drugs fall from the sky when the e-commerce giant becomes the latest company to test drone deliveries for medications. The company said Wednesday that customers in College Station, Texas, can now get prescriptions delivered by a drone within an hour of placing their order. The drone, programed to fly from a delivery center with a secure pharmacy, will travel to the customer's address, descend to a height of about four meters — or 13 feet — and drop a padded package. Amazon says customers will be able to cho...

  • US announces sanctions against a group of 10 Hamas members and financial network over Israel attack

    FATIMA HUSSEIN|Oct 18, 2023

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. announced sanctions on Wednesday against a group of 10 Hamas members and the Palestinian militant organization's financial network across Gaza, Sudan, Turkey, Algeria and Qatar as it responds to the surprise attack on Israel that left more than 1,000 people dead or kidnapped. Targeted for sanctions by the Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control are members who manage a Hamas investment portfolio, a Qatar-based financial facilitator with close ties to the Iranian regime, a key Hamas commander and a G...

  • Cherokee man charged with first degree rape

    Marione Martin|Oct 18, 2023

    A man from Cherokee is facing two first-degree rape charges in Alfalfa County along with other charges. The court filings stem from an incident involving a 17-year-old-girl. Travis Leroy Krob, 42, of Cherokee has been charged with two counts of rape – first degree (victim intoxicated by alcohol) and one count of sexual battery, all felonies. He is also charged with a misdemeanor of furnishing alcoholic beverage to a person under 21. Court records show on Oct. 4, Alfalfa County Deputy Sheriff T...

  • Gaza carnage spreads anger across Mideast, alarming US allies and threatening to widen conflict

    SAMY MAGDY and JOSEPH KRAUSS|Oct 18, 2023

    CAIRO (AP) — Within hours after a blast was said to have killed hundreds at a Gaza hospital, protesters hurled stones at Palestinian security forces in the occupied West Bank and at riot police in neighboring Jordan, venting fury at their leaders for failing to stop the carnage. President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi of Egypt, King Abdullah II of Jordan and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas — friends of the U.S. who normally relish the chance to meet with American presidents — called off a planned Wednesday summit with Joe Biden, who will now only...

  • State Senator Roland Pederson seeking re-election

    Oct 18, 2023

    State Senator Roland Pederson announced his re-election campaign for District 19. Pederson will continue his focus on strengthening schools, standing with farmers, protecting individual liberty, and bringing family-supporting jobs to Oklahoma. “I’m proud to have lived in this district all my life,” Pederson explained. “This is where my wife, Terry, and I have raised our children and grown our family farm. It’s my honor to be the voice for our community in the State Senate.” In the State Senate, Roland Pederson, a second-generation educator and...

  • Woods County Commissioners buy insurance for county fire trucks

    Marione Martin|Oct 18, 2023

    Insurance and grants for fire department equipment were a major part of the Woods County Commissioners meeting Monday morning. Chairman John Smiley opened the meeting with Commissioner David Hamil and Commissioner Randy McMurphy present. Dave Webster from VFIS Insurance of Oklahoma attended the meeting to discuss providing insurance for county-owned fire trucks and equipment. Most fire departments in the county have at least one vehicle that is owned by the county. The policy would cover damage...

  • BARBARA JUNE McKEE CARUTHERS

    Oct 18, 2023

    Barbara June McKee Caruthers was born in Fairview, Oklahoma, on June 13, 1946, to Nile and Estella Bouse McKee and went to be with her Heavenly Father on October 13, 2023, at the age of 77. Being the only girl with four brothers helped prepare her to fight a courageous battle with cancer. Her earliest education was at Union School, a rural one-room schoolhouse west of Fairview. Starting in the eighth grade, she attended Fairview Public Schools, graduating in 1964. She went on to continue her education at NWOSU, where she met the love of her...

  • The German chancellor condemns a firebomb attack on a Berlin synagogue and vows protection for Jews

    KIRSTEN GRIESHABER|Oct 18, 2023

    BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Olaf Scholz strongly condemned a firebomb assault on a synagogue in Berlin on Wednesday, saying, "We will never accept when attacks are carried out against Jewish institutions." Assailants threw two Molotov cocktails early Wednesday at the synagogue in the center of the German capital, police said, as antisemitic incidents in the country have been rising following the violent escalation in the Middle East. "Unknown persons threw two Molotov cocktails from the street," the Kahal Adass Jisroel community wrote on X...

  • Biden pledges solidarity with Israelis and suggests 'other team' to blame for Gaza hospital blast

    AAMER MADHANI and COLLEEN LONG|Oct 18, 2023

    TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — President Joe Biden vowed to show the world that the U.S. stands in solidarity with Israel during his visit there Wednesday, and offered an assessment that the deadly explosion at a Gaza Strip hospital that prompted mass protests in Arab nations apparently was not carried out by the Israeli military. "Based on what I've seen, it appears as though it was done by the other team, not you," Biden told Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during a meeting. But he said there were "a lot of people out there" who weren't s...

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