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 By Lynn L. Martin    Local    June 28, 2017

Lynn Says

Someone sent me this list of things that comedian Jeff Foxworthy reportedly said about Oklahoma. I'm a little skeptical that Foxworthy authored this since it could apply to several midwestern and...

 

SHIRLEY JEAN HEWLETT

Celebration of life for Shirley Jean Hewlett will be at 11 a.m. Friday, July 7, 2017, at the Marshall Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Greg Hook officiating. She was cremated at her request under the...

 

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...

 

Divorce filings

Patrica Ray-Ann Green, vs. Charles Bert Green: divorce ($262.14). John D. Rowland, Helena vs. Janice Rowland: divorce ($252.14)....

 

Alfalfa County Sheriff's Office logs

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 7:35 a.m. Reporting party (RP) advised a black cow out in the ditch near the bottom of a hill. Dispatch called possible livestock owners and they were going to check on the cow. 11:34 a.m. Controlled burn north of the Carmen...

 

Barber County Sheriff's Office log

June 19, 2017 Undersheriff Brewer and Deputy McAbbee responded to a traffic hazard on southwest Redrock Road. June 20, 2017 Medicine Lodge ambulance transported patient from north High to Medicine Lodge Memorial Hospital. Undersheriff Brewer and Depu...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    June 28, 2017

Two injured in three-vehicle wreck near Fairview

A 64-year-old woman was injured in a three-vehicle collision just south of Fairview Saturday night. The wreck occurred at 8:10 p.m. on State Highway 58 0.3 miles southwest of SH51A in Major County. The location is approximately 4.5 miles south of...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    June 28, 2017

Lewd molestation case reopened

A lewd molestation case dismissed in Alfalfa County almost 12 years ago has been reopened at the request of the district attorney’s office. Originally filed on Aug. 9, 2005, the case was dismissed without prejudice to refiling by a state motion on...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    June 28, 2017

Cherokee man charged in domestic case

A Cherokee woman talked with police about alleged domestic violence and then filed for an emergency protective order against her husband. Before the day was over, police were back at her residence to take information about harassment and violation...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    June 28, 2017

Two from Jet charged with animal cruelty

Two people from Jet are charged with cruelty to animals following an investigation by the Alfalfa County Sheriff’s Department. Both Kevin Lee Hopkins, 49, and Melissa May Sherwood, 46, have been charged with cruelty to animals, a felony. It is...

 

Teachers' school supply drive

Jensen's in Fairview and Farmers Insurance are participating in Thank America's Teachers School Supplies Drive for the upcoming year to benefit teachers' classrooms in Fairview, Cleo Springs and Ringwood Public Schools. Donations will be accepted...

 

Alfalfa County real estate transactions

Real Estate Transfers Book 814, Page 476: Between Douglas Lee McMurtrey and Dawn Michelle McMurtrey; and Tyler Rice and Megan Rice. A tract of land located in the NW/4 of S6-T26N-R11W. Quitclaim Deed. Book 814, Page 492: Renn F. Ferrell, Trustee of...

 
 By Yvonne Miller    Local    June 28, 2017

Burlington School has at least $2.4 million carryover

The Burlington Board of Education met for their regular June meeting at 8 p.m. last Wednesday. President Terry Graham called the meeting to order with four members present: Aaron Smith, Allison Armbruster and T.J. Rockenbach. Robert Hill was absent....

 
 By Yvonne Miller    Local    June 28, 2017

Hardtner's 4th of July theme centers on JFK's famous quote

“Ask not what your country can do for you, but what you can do for your country.” That famous quote from JFK is the theme of the Fourth of July celebration in Hardtner, Kansas, this year. This is the 59th consecutive annual Fourth of July celebra...

 
 By Yvonne Miller    Local    June 28, 2017

South Barber holds brief end of fiscal year meeting

South Barber's Board of Education held their end of fiscal year meeting last Wednesday morning at 7 a.m. Bills totaling $81,371.60 were approved by the board. They also approved end of year purchases; and approved any transfers as needed. The board...

 
 By Yvonne Miller    Local    June 28, 2017

Kiowa City Council taking steps for USDA funding for water project

Kiowa's City Council met for a special meeting last Wednesday evening that lasted about 30 minutes. City Administrator Lou Leone had arranged a meeting with USDA representative Tom Finger who was on speaker phone with the council. The discussion...

 

CAREY ANN CRAWFORD

Services will be held at a later date. Burial will be in the Alva Municipal Cemetery at a later date. Online condolences may be made at www.whartonfuneralchapel.com. Carey Ann daughter of Susan Jane (...

 

Judge permits teen's insanity plea in school shooting case

URBANA, Ohio (AP) — A judge will permit a teenager charged in an Ohio school shooting that wounded two students to plead not guilty by reason of insanity. The judge in Champaign County Common Pleas Court has accepted paperwork allowing the plea by...

 

UCF suspends fraternity amid sex assault and hazing claims

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A University of Central Florida fraternity has been suspended while the school investigates allegations of sexual assault and hazing. The Orlando Sentinel reports that Lambda Theta Phi Fraternity is barred from all campus...

 

Missouri teacher charged with sexual contact with student

MONETT, Mo. (AP) — A substitute teacher in southwest Missouri has been charged with having sexual contact with a high school student. The Joplin Globe (http://bit.ly/2sjgNA5 ) reports the Lawrence County prosecutor's office filed two counts of...

 

Bomb threat that led to Texas university evacuation was hoax

RICHARDSON, Texas (AP) — Police say a phoned-in bomb threat that led to the evacuation of the University of Texas at Dallas campus was a hoax. A university police spokesman says other campuses around the country received similar threats Tuesday....

 

Report: Louisiana voucher students don't outperform peers

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana students who attend private schools with taxpayer dollars have bounced back from initially dismal scores in math and English but aren't outperforming their public school peers, according to a new report. The...

 

Supreme Court orders new look at Colorado voucher program

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is ordering the top Colorado state court to look again at a school voucher program that it had struck down as unconstitutional. The justices' action Tuesday follows a ruling a day earlier that was cheered by...

 

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