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Freedom anniversaries

Happy Anniversary To Apr. 30: Mr. & Mrs. Dale Sample May 3: Mr. & Mrs. Jim London May 5: Mr. & Mrs. Larry Powers May 12: Mr. & Mrs. Loran Morris, Mr. & Mrs. Chad Grimes (Note: Send corrections, additions to: [email protected] or call...

 

Freedom birthdays

Happy Birthday To April 19: Cari Farrow April 20: Sheena Howland April 22: Josh Neese April 23: Dawni Rae Rader, Lonnie Bolar April 24: Robert Russell, Leih Armantrout, Abigail Olson, Michele Harmon April 25: Rod Ferguson, Gary Earnest, Ruth...

 

Freedom United Methodist Church news

On Sunday, April 14, the order of services at the Freedom United Methodist Church was: Prelude by Janell Reutlinger Easter Sunrise Service is April 21. Services are held south of Freedom on the bluffs. Watch for signs where to turn off Highway 50....

 

Woods County 4-H Fashion Revue and Impressive Dress Contest held

The Woods County 4-H Fashion Revue and Impressive Dress Contest was held Sunday, April 7, 2019, at the Waynoka Multipurpose Building. Parents, grandparents and siblings of 4-H participants were... Full story

 
 By Katie Strehl    Local    April 18, 2019

Lee named All-Star

Blake Lee was named All-Star player for the Northern Conference at the Oklahoma North West Academic Conference (ONWAC) banquet on April 2. This is Lee's second time to earn this honor for Freedom... Full story

 
 By Katie Strehl    Local    April 18, 2019

Freedom teens dazzle at the prom

About 30 Freedom High School students went to this year's prom. The theme this year was Grease, a reference to the popular 1978 teen movie. The junior class hosted the event and decorated the legion... Full story

 

Zeno named as GAC's field athlete of the week

OKLAHOMA CITY (April 17, 2019) – Oklahoma Christian thrower Maia Zeno was named Wednesday as the Great American Conference's women's field athlete of the week. Zeno, a senior from Heath, Texas, shined for the Eagles during Wichita State's K.T....

 

Tennis: Suns top conference rival of Oklahoma Baptist

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. – Arkansas Tech (11-5, 4-1 Great American Conference) battled for a valuable conference victory today against Oklahoma Baptist (8-13, 4-2 GAC), winning by a score of 4-3. NEXT UP The Golden Suns are back in action Friday, April 1...

 

Baseball: Aww Shucks Bucs; Harding Baseball Wins on CBU Errors

SEARCY – Harding won for the fourth time in its last five games with a 4-2 victory at home against Christian Brothers Tuesday night at Jerry Moore Field. Harding improved to 27-16 overall and awaits the arrival of Henderson State Friday for the...

 

Oklahoma governor vetoes first bill, signs dozens more

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt has vetoed his first bill, rejecting a proposal sent to him by fellow Republicans to create a new 14-member panel meant to study home-based services. Stitt late Tuesday issued a veto message for the...

 
 By K.S. MCNUTT    Regional    April 18, 2019

Parkinson's patients take delight in free dance class

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — The dancers are seated in a large circle as the music begins, one in a wheelchair. Their movements are slow at first — deep breathing, stretching, reaching. As the dance class progresses, so does the energy in the room....

 

Report: Oklahoma population's declined in recent years

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — More people have moved out of Oklahoma in recent years than have moved in from other states, an indication of better job prospects in other parts of the country. The troubling shift has been noted especially among people of...

 

Enid women to travel to Europe, produce educational TV show

ENID, Okla. (AP) — A pair of Enid natives are preparing for a five-week, nine-country expedition through Europe to create an educational and interactive TV series tailor-made for Enid Public Schools students. "The Ancillary Explorers: Enid Escapes...

 

Reward increased for information in fatal Langston shooting

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation has announced an increase in the reward for information leading to the arrest of those responsible for the fatal shooting of a 19-year-old man in Langston. The OSBI said Wednesday...

 
 By Sean Murphy    Regional    April 18, 2019

Former federal prosecutor to lead state's Boren case

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A grand jury will assist state investigators looking into allegations of sexual misconduct by former University of Oklahoma President David Boren, the Oklahoma attorney general's office confirmed on Wednesday. The office said...

 

Oklahoma attorney general asks Trump to pardon US soldier

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma's attorney general is renewing his request that President Trump pardon for a former U.S. solider from Oklahoma convicted of killing an Iraqi prisoner. Attorney General Mike Hunter supports a pardon for former Army Lt....

 
 By John Hanna    Regional    April 18, 2019

Lawsuits over shootings at Kansas business settled for $2M

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Families of the victims of a mass shooting at a central Kansas lawn equipment factory in 2016 have won a $2 million legal settlement from a now-defunct pawnshop that sold the firearms to the shooter's girlfriend. The settlement...

 

Law gives Kansas counties new option for polling sites

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A new law gives Kansas counties the legal option of letting voters cast ballots at any polling site within their county, but spotty internet service and aging voting equipment is expected to curtail its availability in many...

 

Kelly won't be allowed to file brief in school finance case

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Supreme Court has ruled that Gov. Laura Kelly cannot file a brief in support of a law that would add about $90 million annually to public school funding. The governor on Monday asked the court for permission to file...

 

Suspect in Kansas band room destruction are 8, 10 and 11

PRETTY PRAIRIE, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say three suspects in the destruction of a Kansas high school's band room are ages 8, 10 and 11. Reno County District Attorney Keith Schroeder said Wednesday any case against the children would be sealed...

 

Kelly signs National Guard counseling bill

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Gov. Laura Kelly has signed a bill that protects the identities of Kansas National Guard members who undergo counseling. The legislation signed by the governor on Wednesday is designed to encourage service members to seek help...

 

Man sentenced for stealing more than $380,000 in copper

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A 42-year-old Kansas man has been sentenced to probation and ordered to pay about $384,000 restitution for stealing copper from his employer. District Attorney Marc Bennett said in a news release Tuesday that Matthew Belshe,...

 

North Korea says it test-fired new tactical guided weapon

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Thursday that it had test-fired a new type of "tactical guided weapon," in what may be an attempt to register displeasure with a deadlock in nuclear talks with the United States without causing those...

 

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