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Eagle Times: Job shadowing

At Freedom Public School students in seventh, ninth, tenth, and eleventh grades have been partaking in job shadowing staff around the school. The staff we job shadowed were our custodian, librarian,...

 

Eagle Times: May Day

May Day is May 1. According to the internet, May Day is celebrated in many countries as a traditional springtime festival or as an international day honoring workers. In the 19th century, May Day took...

 
 By Nate Wood    Local    April 19, 2018

Eagle Times: Preparing for scholarships

One way to prepare for scholarships is to take as much help as you can get. Every teacher at Freedom High School is willing to help you. It is a pain part of the time, because as you are working on...

 
 By Pedro Ibarra    Local    April 19, 2018

Eagle Times: The swap with Bruce

If I had the chance to swap a day in life with anybody, it would be Bruce Lee. The reason I chose him is that his entire life was like a roller coaster ride of surprises and adversity. Many people...

 
 By Pedro Ibarra    Local    April 19, 2018

Eagle Times: The great Easter

Easter is a special holiday to most Americans and many foreigners for the reason that it gives people time to spend with their love ones. Easter's origin is still up in the air, but many people...

 
 By Cora Vaughan    Local    April 19, 2018

Eagle Times: Walk in your own shoes

This past month the writing prompt on the board read, "If you could trade places with anyone for a day, who would it be and why?" I thought long and hard about it but I could not figure out for the...

 
 By Cade Kennedy    Local    April 19, 2018

Eagle Times: Trading places

When I got up this morning, it felt like it was an ordinary day, I was ready to get up, go to school and finish out the year. After I got up, I began to get ready for the school day, only to find out...

 

Freedom anniversaries and 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, Leah Armantrout, Abigail Olson, Michele Harmon April 25: Rod Ferguson, Gary Earnest, Ruth...

 

Freedom United Methodist Church news

The order of services on Sunday, April 15, at the Freedom United Methodist Church was: Prelude by Janell Reutlinger Memorial Service for our member, Johnny Brown, on Monday, April 16, 2018, at 1:30 p.m. John will be greatly missed. Happy Birthday was...

 

Freedom School calendar

Saturday, April 21: Prom Monday, April 23: Track at Covington-Douglas Tuesday, April 24: ACT makeup day Thursday, April 26: All Sports Banquet, 7th-12th grade, 6:30 p.m....

 

Freedom School alumni gather for annual reunion

Alumni of Freedom High School gathered for their annual reunion on March 31. The event was held at the school gymnasium with social hour beginning at 5:30, program and dinner followed. Attendance was larger than several years past with the count...

 
 By Lynn L. Martin    Local    April 19, 2018

Resident wants to start shrimp farm in Freedom

Thirty-year Freedom resident Jeff Brown has spent most of his working life driving big trucks. At one time, he and his wife owned four trucks and had several hired drivers. Recently, a friend in...

 
 By Lynn L. Martin    Local    April 19, 2018

Share Convalescent Home gross revenue down for month

The Share Convalescent Home gross patient revenue for the month of March totaled $347,224, which was a $26,369 decrease compared to the prior month. The operating cash balance at the end of the month...

 
 By Lynn L. Martin    Local    April 19, 2018

Freedom Town Board wants gas hazard monitor

The postponed Freedom Town Trustee board was held last Friday. City maintenance man Stuart Page brought up a couple of topics about improving the city spaces in Freedom. The board had previously...

 
 By Lynn L. Martin    Local    April 19, 2018

Woods County commissioners talk wildfire efforts

The Woods County commissioners worked through a few regular items of business such as minute approval and a water line crossing for D & B Oilfield service on County Road 470 ($1,500 fee) on Aline Blac...

 
 By Lynn L. Martin    Local    April 19, 2018

Excise board approves monthly appropriations

Two of the three Woods County Excise Board members were present at the most recent meeting: Joe Shirley and Vice-Chairman Chris Olson. Bob Sievert was absent. They voted to approve the following...

 

LINDA CARRICO

Funeral services for Linda Carrico will be Saturday, April 14, 2018, at 1:30 p.m. at Hopeton Wesleyan Church with Reverend M.L. Hadsell officiating. Burial will follow in Freedom Cemetery at 3:30 p.m....

 
 By Katie Strehl    Local    April 19, 2018

Cora Vaughan crowned Miss Freedom

"Your 2018-2019 Miss Freedom is ... Cora Vaughan." Cora Vaughan was named Miss Freedom during last Saturday's pageant at Freedom High School. First runner-up was Allison Galindo and second runner up...

 
 By Ray Fink    Sports    April 19, 2018

Shkot Earns Second GAC Honor

SHAWNEE – Oklahoma Baptist's Kateryna Shkot earned Great American Conference Women's Tennis Player of the Week, the league announced Wednesday. Shkot, a senior from Kiev, Ukraine, won two matches in OBU's 5-1 victory over Harding that sealed the...

 

Southeastern Softball Sweeps Rival ECU

ADA, Okla. – Southeastern piled up 22 hits over two games en route to completing a season sweep of rival East Central, taking Tuesday's first game 8-2 before finishing off the day with a 10-5 victory in Ada, Okla. The wins lift the Savage Storm to...

 
 By Jon Chidester    Sports    April 19, 2018

Early Lead Evaporated in Bulldog Loss at OC

EDMOND, Okla. – SWOSU Baseball led Oklahoma Christian 8-1 after the middle of the fourth inning on Tuesday night, but surrendered 11 of the game's final 12 runs and eventually suffered a 12-9 loss to the Eagles. The loss gives the two teams a midwe...

 
 By Jon Chidester    Sports    April 19, 2018

Softball Splits Rivalry Doubleheader in Alva

ALVA, Okla. – SWOSU Softball salvaged the split on Tuesday with Northwestern after bouncing back from a 10-8 loss in game one with a 12-0 thumping of the Rangers in the series finale. The Bulldogs finished the day with 20 runs on 25 hits – earnin...

 

GAC selects Norman as male track athlete of the week

OKLAHOMA CITY (April 18, 2018) – An NCAA Division II provisional qualifying time posted over the weekend earned Oklahoma Christian's Andre Norman recognition Wednesday as the Great American Conference's male track athlete of the week. Norman, a...

 

Wages' 4 RBIs fuel comeback as Eagles surprise Southwestern

OKLAHOMA CITY (April 17, 2018) – Before their game Tuesday night, Oklahoma Christian baseball players were among those honoring legendary OC coach Max Dobson as the university celebrated facility improvements at Max and Ramona Dobson Field. A coupl...

 

Hillcats Reach 30 Wins with Sweep of In-State Rival NSU

TAHLEQUAH, Okla. – The Rogers State softball team reached 30 wins for the first time since 2013 with a doubleheader sweep of in-state rival Northeastern State on Tuesday (April 17) at RiverHawks Park. RSU moved to 30-15 overall with 5-2 and 5-1...

 

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