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Articles from the May 10, 2018 edition

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 By Kristopher Fargo    Local    May 10, 2018

Eagle Times: Glimpse of a dragon

I am exploring off the coast of the Bahamas when I see a cave that piques my interest. The cave is particularly even at the opening as if handcrafted by man. I enter the dark cave and turn on my...

 

Eagle Times: Memorial Day

Memorial Day is an American holiday observed on the last Monday of May, honoring the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. On the first Decoration Day, General James Garfield...

 
 By Cora Vaughan    Local    May 10, 2018

Eagle Times: Mother's Day

Mom. We all have a mom. For most people she is someone we respect and look up to. As we all know, Mother's Day is just around the corner on May 13. Anna Jarvis petitioned for Mother's Day to become a...

 
 By Pedro Ibarra    Local    May 10, 2018

Eagle Times: My biggest fear

I have always wanted to be a professional stunt double but knowing that I could potentially get hurt or, worse, die just makes me scared for my life. When I was a little kid, I would jump off couches...

 
 By Cora Vaughan    Local    May 10, 2018

Eagle Times: Protect your hearing

Have you ever experienced the moment when you see someone's lips move but you're not quite sure what they said? Or perhaps you ask, "What?" four times to the same question, and finally just smile and...

 
 By Cade Kennedy    Local    May 10, 2018

Eagle Times The rocket ship

Finally, everything had been cleared for launch. This was it. It was time to leave Earth and head to Neptune. However, there was a miscalculation in the system that no one had noticed. The trajectory...

 

Eagle Times: Scary alien

The one thing I am scared of the most is snakes. I honestly despise snakes with a passion. Everyone tells me "just touch it" or "they're not that bad." Okay, they might not be bad to some people but...

 
 By Pedro Ibarra    Local    May 10, 2018

Eagle Times: Teacher appreciation

Teachers play a huge part in kids' lives since they give the children words of wisdom. How Teacher Appreciation Week began is still up in the air, but one thing is certain: in 1944 a teacher, whose...

 
 By Angel Cardenas    Local    May 10, 2018

Eagle Times: The door

I am in the room full of silence and darkness. The closet door seems to get bigger by the second. I know there is not a monster in there, but I do not know if I believe that either. I just need to clear my head and go to sleep. Yet I also know if I...

 

Freedom anniversaries and birthdays

Happy Birthday To May 10: Jacoby Jones, Bradley Benson, Ottie Savely, Michael Vali, Barbara Rankin, Debra Rankin May 12: Jared Richmond, Shana Hodgson May 13: Pam Bradt, Criss Flock, Carrie Schanbacher May 14: Cyndi Welty May 15: Skye Grimes, Kelly...

 

Freedom School calendar

May 7-11: Teacher Appreciation Week Friday, May 11: Talent Show 6:30 p.m. Monday, May 14: Board of Education meeting 7 p.m. Thursday, May 17: Freedom Field Day Friday, May 18: Last day of school Friday, May 18: 9 a.m. Pre-K and Kindergarten...

 

Freedom United Methodist Church news

The order of services at the Freedom United Methodist Church on Sunday, May 6, was: Candles lighted by Shay and Jack Wilson Prelude by Janell Reutlinger Call to Worship: The Prayer of Saint Francis recited in unison by the congregation Opening hymn...

 
 By Cora Vaughan    Local    May 10, 2018

FFA honors seniors, community members

The Freedom FFA Chapter held their 92nd annual awards banquet last week. Every year a business and a community member are chosen for the Honorary FFA Degree. This year Cargill Salt and Cole Contreras...

 

Talent show correction

Freedom Public School's Talent Show is featuring a "silent auction" and it begins at 6 p.m. The talent show begins at 6:30 p.m. and should end around 8:30 p.m. with the silent auction ending around 9 p.m. (Last week’s article had an error in start...

 
 By Lynn L. Martin    Local    May 10, 2018

Woods County commissioners proclaim OHCE Week

At their regular Monday, March 7, meeting, the Woods County commissioners complied with a request from OHCE representatives Susan Holliday, Jeanne Prewett and Lisa Higgins to issue a proclamation...

 
 By Ray Fink    Sports    May 10, 2018

Bison Runner-Up in GAC Baseball Tourney

ENID – Oklahoma Baptist dropped two games in the Great American Conference Baseball Championships Tuesday, falling to Southern Arkansas 5-2 and 16-3. The Bison now must await the outcomes of other conference tournaments and a final region ranking...

 

Golden Suns finish third at Central Super Regional, advance to national championships

ST. CHARLES, Mo. – After beginning the day in fifth place, the No. 24 Arkansas Tech women's golf team carded its lowest score of the tournament to earn a third place finish at the NCAA Division II Women's Golf Central Super Regional Championships...

 

A look at the 3 Americans released by North Korea

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has left North Korea with three American detainees who were released ahead of an upcoming meeting between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, the U.S. president...

 

Ex-Division III player found guilty of first-degree murder

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Former Division III college football player William Riley Gaul was found guilty on Tuesday of first-degree murder after shooting through the bedroom wall of his ex-girlfriend while she was sleeping. The eight-man, four-woman...

 

Missouri House votes to expand sex assault education

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri House has passed a bill requiring high school sex education to include information about sexual harassment and assault. The proposal, approved Tuesday in an 85-59 vote, would mandate that information about...

 

Missouri House votes for more concealed carry in schools

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri House has moved to expand who can carry concealed weapons into schools. The bill, approved Tuesday in an 85-59 vote, would allow school districts to designate any employee as a school protection officer,...

 

Sanctions on Iran could cost US, European companies billions

European and American companies could lose billions of dollars in commercial deals canceled and a major new export market undercut by the U.S. decision to re-impose sanctions on Iran. President Donald Trump's decision will likely most hurt aircraft m...

 

US to decide best site option for nuclear weapons production

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The federal agency that oversees the nation's nuclear weapons stockpile is expected this week to release a report on the best site option for the United States as it looks to ramp up production of the plutonium cores that t...

 

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