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Alfalfa County Sheriff's Office logs

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 6:40 a.m. Controlled burn at the junction of County Road 630 and State Highway 58. 8:40 a.m. Report of cattle out Aline Road and County Road 670. 9:13 a.m. Controlled burn on County Road 550 and Dacoma Road. 10:15 a.m....

 

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 obtai...

 

Barber County Sheriff's Office log

May 7, 2018 Deputy Woods investigated a 911 hang up call on north Main Street in Medicine Lodge. Sharon Fire Department went to the Sharon ball field to assist person locked in building. Deputy Miller checked on an alarm call on Main Street in...

 

Freedom school board talks awards, graduation, budget

The Freedom Public Schools will the hold elementary awards at 9 a.m. on Friday with high school awards to follow at 1 p.m. The baccalaureate service will be the next evening at 6 p.m., with graduation to follow at 7 p.m. Seniors will leave the next...

 

Freedom Town Board discusses websites

An agenda entry entitled “Discussion on events and activities to be entered into the Oklahoma Magazine website” created a discussion surrounding such issues as “should the town be responsible for feeding information to websites or should the...

 
 By Brian Thomas    Local    May 16, 2018

Alfalfa County commissioners award Helena EMS station contract to Rick Scott Construction

The Alfalfa County Board of Commissioners held its regular meeting Monday morning. All commissioners were present, as well as Nancy Lambert, Colt Castle, Sarah Wagner, Shana Smallwood-Buchanan, Kevin Irwin, Lance Terry and Laneta Unruh. After the...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    May 16, 2018

Two charged after traffic stop

An Alfalfa County deputy engaged in a cat-and-mouse game with two people in a vehicle, eventually arresting both of them. According to court papers, the incident started Tuesday, May 8, about 11 p.m....

 
 By Lynn L. Martin    Local    May 16, 2018

Woods County commissioners may add concrete

The Woods County commissioners are looking into paying for an additional strip of concrete at their south parking lot exit that would join the concrete strip the city is laying for the annual car show burn out competition on Barnes Street. Steve Fost...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    May 16, 2018

Man charged with embezzling over $20,000

A Nash man has been charged with embezzlement from a company where he used to work. The case eventually involved federal authorities. The investigation began Jan. 25 when Attorney Sam Stein of Cherokee contacted Alfalfa County Sheriff Rick Wallace...

 
 By Yvonne Miller    Local    May 16, 2018

South Barber has numerous personnel changes, board member resigns

At the May meeting of the South Barber Board of Education Monday night members accepted the resignation of board president Steve Allen, effective immediately. Board Vice-President Mark Pollock called the meeting to order as he has the last several...

 
 By Lynn L. Martin    Local    May 16, 2018

Lynn Says

(From the internet) Q: Doctor, I've heard that cardiovascular exercise can prolong life. Is this true? A: Your heart only good for so many beats, and that it. Don't waste on exercise. Everything wear...

 

Murdock's minutes

0According to Oklahoma’s Constitution, the Legislature must complete all work on the state budget and policy issues to be concluded by no later than 5 p.m. on the last Friday in May – this year the deadline was May 25. This year we fulfilled thos...

 

Angel Hernandez elected as the 2018-2019 Oklahoma FCCLA first vice-president

Angel Hernandez of Cherokee is one of 10 students elected for the 2018-2019 state officer team of the Oklahoma CareerTech Family, Career and Community Leaders of America student organization. Family...

 

Daubs celebrate 60th wedding anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Charles (Sonnie) Daub will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary. The family is having a come-'n'-go reception Saturday, May 19, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. for friends and family at the...

 
 By Casady Fletcher    Sports    May 16, 2018

Four Bison Earn All-Region Status

SHAWNEE – Oklahoma Baptist placed four athletes on the 2018 NCAA Division II Outdoor Track and Field All-Central Region men's team, the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced. All-Region honors are awarded...

 

Racist 'alt-right' movement reeling after string of setbacks

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Led from a courtroom in handcuffs Tuesday, one of the nation's most recognizable white nationalists will have 38 days behind bars to ponder the dizzying demise of the group he led before his arrest exposed a bizarre sex...

 

Poetry, film, maps: Parkland students quietly process trauma

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — When freshman Eden Hebron wanted to capture the searing experience of being in a classroom where a fellow student killed her best friend and three other people, she turned to poetry. The result was "1216," named after the...

 

Lawsuit contends energy lease sales will affect environment

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Environmental groups and three Montana landowners sued Tuesday to cancel hundreds of recent oil and gas lease sales, saying the U.S. government's leasing of public lands is skyrocketing without understanding how all that...

 
 By DERK DRAYER    Regional    May 16, 2018

Conoco continues seizing Venezuela assets in Dutch islands

WILLEMSTAD, Curacao (AP) — A lawyer for a subsidiary of Houston-based ConocoPhillips said a court in the Dutch Antilles has authorized it to seize $1.94 billion worth of assets held on Bonaire island by Venezuela's state oil company, PDVSA....

 

Grassley may seek EPA head Pruitt's resignation over ethanol

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Sen. Charles Grassley of Iowa, a leading supporter of corn-based ethanol, says he'll call for Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt's resignation if Pruitt doesn't work to fulfill federal ethanol...

 

US retail sales up solid 0.3 pct. in April in hopeful sign

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. retail sales rose at a solid pace in April, a sign that consumers may be rebounding from weak spending earlier this year and driving stronger economic growth. Retail sales increased at a 0.3 percent rate in April, the...

 

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