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Articles from the May 18, 2017 edition

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Freedom birthdays and anniversaries

Happy Birthday To May 18: Albert Wiliams, Michael Horntvedt May 19: Roger Daughhetee, Andy Daughhetee, Garrett Bebermeyer May 20: Gary Gerloff May 21: BJ Baker May 22: Reagan Eden, Holli Wares May 23: Johnnie Sue Olson May 24: Cody Watson, Talhia...

 

Cherokee Strip Museum "Chair"ity Auction

Throughout the past several months, area artists have donated refurbished chairs to the Cherokee Strip Museum as part of their fundraising "Chair"ity Auction. The auction is set to take place on Frida...

 

Freedom United Methodist Church news

Sunday, May 14, the order of services at the Freedom United Methodist Church was: Prelude by Janell Reutlinger Announcements: Shay Wilson received second place in the Talent Show at Freedom School. Reagan Wilson graduated Friday night from...

 
 By Lynn L. Martin    Local    May 18, 2017

Freedom school board accepts faculty resignations

Four of the five members of the Freedom school board attended the regular meeting on Monday, May 15. Russell Reed was the only member absent. After approving minutes for three previous meeting, and en...

 
 By Lynn L. Martin    Local    May 18, 2017

Freedom Town Council approves trash rates

After wrestling with trash pick-up rates for several months, the Freedom Town Board passed an ordinance establishing new trash rates. The ordinance is published under Legal Notices in this issue of...

 

Lucas seeks CRP extension for producers impacted by wildfires

Washington, D.C. – Wednesday, at a House Committee on Agriculture hearing, Congressman Frank Lucas (R-Okla.) asked U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue about the possibility...

 

Freshman Funday at Northwestern set for July 15

Mark your calendars for Northwestern Oklahoma State University’s Freshman Funday set for Saturday, July 15, from 10:30 a.m. to noon. All incoming freshmen are invited to the Alva campus to complete paperwork, have a chance to earn a scholarship,...

 
 By Katie Strehl    Local    May 18, 2017

Freedom Schools hold talent show

The Freedom Public School annual talent show on May 9 showcased many talented students. The emcees, Samantha Greer and Nicole Hughes, kept the program running smoothly. This year's show had 16 acts...

 

Town of Freedom expenditures

General Fund POs Pioneer Telephone (cell, fax, alarm, internet, phone) – $449.19 Dacoma Co-op (fuel) – $107.62 Alfalfa Electric Cooperative (streetlights, af/am, town) – $850.22 SPC (office supplies) – $126.15 OMAG (liability and auto...

 
 By Trisha Gedon    Local    May 18, 2017

Woods County 4-H'er selected as new State 4-H Ambassador

A group of 4-H club members from around the state have a new opportunity to demonstrate their leadership skills as they begin serving as State 4-H ambassadors. Austin Rankin, a member of the Waynoka...

 
 By Ray Fink    Sports    May 18, 2017

Flanagan Slam Lifts Lady Bison

TROUTVILLE, Va. – Oklahoma Baptist scored in just one inning, but that was enough as the Lady Bison used a Bry Flanagan grand slam for a 5-1 win over Judson in the NCCAA World Series Wednesday. McKenzie Jones started and allowed just one run...

 
 By Casady Fletcher    Sports    May 18, 2017

Bison Track Earns 18 All-America Honors

SHAWNEE – Following their second consecutive NCCAA Outdoor Track & Field National Championship victory, Oklahoma Baptist earned NCCAA All-America status 18 times. In total, 14 athletes were named All-America in 14 different events. The Bison won...

 
 By Casady Fletcher    Sports    May 18, 2017

Lady Bison Add 31 NCCAA All-Americans

SHAWNEE – Oklahoma Baptist added 31 NCCAA All-Americans following the second straight victory at the National Christian College Athletic Association Outdoor Track & Field National Championships. A total of 22 athletes earned All-America status in...

 
 By Jim Vertuno    Regional    May 18, 2017

Lawsuit: Baylor football players recorded gang rapes

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A new federal lawsuit against Baylor University alleges football players routinely recorded gang rapes and staged dog fights during hazing parties in a program that fostered sexual violence. A former Baylor volleyball player, i...

 

With waiver, US lets Iran keep getting benefits of nuke deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration took a key step Wednesday toward preserving the Obama-era nuclear deal with Iran, coupling the move with fresh ballistic missile sanctions to show it isn't going light on the Islamic republic. The State...

 

Gas pipeline to be installed site of 2015 rift in Arkansas

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A new pipeline to carry natural gas is set to be installed under the Arkansas River between Little Rock and North Little Rock, close to the site where a similar pipeline ruptured about two years ago. The 3,100-foot...

 

Texas state senator says he's innocent of federal charges

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas state senator says he's innocent of fraud, bribery and money laundering charges that could bring a 200-year prison sentence if convicted on all counts. Carlos Uresti, a Democrat from San Antonio, turned himself in...

 

New Zealand quake scientists discover surprise: Hot water

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — When researchers in New Zealand drilled deep into an earthquake fault, they stumbled upon a discovery they say could provide a significant new energy source for the South Pacific nation. The scientists found the...

 

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