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Oklahoma health department shuffles leadership positions

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Three agencies within the Oklahoma State Department of Health have new leaders, according to a statement from the department. Deputy state epidemiologist Jolianna Stone will become become state epidemiologist, Dr. Jared Taylor...

 

CDC says many Americans can now go outside without a mask

NEW YORK (AP) — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention eased its guidelines Tuesday on the wearing of masks outdoors, saying fully vaccinated Americans don't need to cover their faces anymore unless they are in a big crowd of strangers....

 

Ex-cop convicted of murder in daughter's boyfriend's death

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A former police officer in Oklahoma has been convicted of second-degree murder in the fatal shooting of his daughter's boyfriend, but a federal jury acquitted him of first-degree murder. The jury on Monday found Shannon Kepler,...

 

Oklahoma Democrats file complaint on GOP senator's comments

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Democratic leaders in the Oklahoma Senate filed a formal complaint against one of their GOP colleagues over sexually suggestive comments he made publicly about the vice president. Senate Democratic Leader Kay Floyd and...

 

Kansas soon could have just 3 counties with mask orders

MISSION, Kan. (AP) — Fewer than five of Kansas' 105 counties still require masks, and those still in place might not last much longer. Johnson County, which is the state's largest county with more than 600,000 residents, is set to consider...

 

Faith leaders urge police chief to resign over teen's death

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — Overland Park officials agreed to release an investigative report into the fatal police shooting of a 17-year-old, just hours after a group of faith leaders called for the police chief's resignation over his department's...

 

US orders big drawdown at Kabul embassy as troops leave

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department on Tuesday ordered a significant number of its remaining staff at the U.S. Embassy in Kabul to leave Afghanistan as the military steps up the pullout of American troops from the country. The order came as the...

 

FBI starts probe into death of Black man killed by deputies

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (AP) — The FBI launched a civil rights probe Tuesday into the death of Andrew Brown Jr., a Black man killed by deputies in North Carolina, as his family released an independent autopsy showing he was shot five times, including...

 

German police say grenade-shaped item in forest was sex toy

BERLIN (AP) — A German police bomb squad called to investigate a suspected hand grenade in a Bavarian forest determined that the object actually was a rubber sex toy, authorities said Tuesday. A jogger reported finding a bag containing the device...

 

0 Patience for others? Small island's only home hits market

PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (AP) — Zero patience for the company of others? Anyone who's ever wanted their own private island getaway now has a chance — and it might be less expensive than you'd think. The only house on a small island in Rhode Island's...

 

No big backlash for states passing anti-transgender laws

Five states have passed laws or implemented executive orders this year limiting the ability of transgender youths to play sports or receive certain medical treatment. There's been a vehement outcry from supporters of transgender rights – but...

 

Barber County real estate transactions

Real Estate Trandsfers Book 146 page 74: Michael Keimig and Kathie Keimig, unto Michael Keimig and Kathie Keimig. The southeast quarter of section 26 and the east half of the northeast quarter of section 35, all in township 30 south, range 11 west of... Full story

 

Barber County court filings

Civil Filings NewRez LLC vs. Jonathan E. Walz: mortgage foreclosure. Woods. Limited Filings City of Sharon vs. John R. Garnet: other limited. Kiowa District Hospital vs. Lori L. Sahadi: debt collection. Southwestern Bell Telephone Company vs....

 

Alfalfa County Sheriff's Office logs

Tuesday, April 20, 2021 During this day there were two traffic stops and one report of cattle out. 1:32 p.m. – Report of threats being made in the 700 block of Massachusetts. 2:11 p.m. – Welfare check for a vehicle on Oklahoma Highway 45. 3:58...

 

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 transactions

Real Estate Transfers Book 870 page 16: Jerry D. Ryel, unto Jack D. Blevins and Jewett M. Blevins. A tract of land located in the southwest quarter of section 18, township 28N, range 11, WIM. Warranty deed. Book 870 page 144: Department of Veterans...

 
 By Stacy Sanborn    Local    April 28, 2021

Alfalfa County officials renew contracts

The Alfalfa County commissioners – Marvin Woodall, Jay Hague and Mike Roach – met Monday, joined by the County Assessor Jennifer Roach. She was on hand to explain a few things items on the agenda. Before she got started, the three took care of a...

 
 By Yvonne Miller    Local    April 28, 2021

Burlington School Board hires coach, buys property, opposes equalization funding

When Burlington School Board President Terry Graham called the regular monthly meeting to order April 19, all members were present, including Robert Hill, April Kisling, T.J. Rockenbach and Aaron Smith. Retiring Superintendent Dr. Stacey Croft and he...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    April 28, 2021

HVAC units for Woods County Courthouse to be repaired

The Woods County commissioners didn’t know exactly what would be needed to fix heating and cooling units at the courthouse. One of the HVAC units had a hole in the heat exchanger but two others...

 

Bronze sculpture of Marshal McCully to be unveiled at the Sod House Museum

The Sod House Museum near Aline will unveil a bronze sculpture of Marshal McCully, the builder of the sod house, on Saturday, May 15, from 1 to 3 p.m. to continue the celebration of the 126th anniversary of the sod house. Renowned sculptor and painte...

 

Lost in the Pandemic: A digital memorial to Oklahomans who died from Covid-19

More than 8,000 Oklahomans have died from the Covid-19 pandemic that has swept the state, country and world in just over a year. Behind each death, there is a face, a story and loved ones left behind. To provide a clearer picture of the pandemic’s...

 

KDH receives Top 20 award among critical access hospitals in U.S.

The Kiowa District Hospital in Kiowa, Kansas, received the 2021 Top 20 Best Practices in Patient Satisfaction and Quality designation from the National Rural Health Association. This means KDH was ranked in the Top 20 for patient satisfaction and...

 

Carl's Capitol Comments

We had another incredibly busy week in the House of Representatives last week as we worked to hear all of the Senate bills by the third-reading deadline. We passed several measures that I’m hoping get signed into law. I would like to discuss a coup...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    April 28, 2021

Our faulty memories

A courtroom drama I watched recently on TV illustrated how faulty our memories can be. In the storyline, a man was on trial for murdering a shopkeeper, and the shopkeeper’s wife was the star... Full story

 

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